• (GA) IPA: /ˈhɑstəl/
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈhɒstəl/

hostel (plural hostels)

  1. A commercial overnight lodging place, with dormitory accommodation and shared facilities, especially a youth hostel
  2. (not US) A temporary refuge for the homeless providing a bed and sometimes food
  3. (obsolete) A small, unendowed college in Oxford or Cambridge.
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hostel (hostels, present participle hosteling; past and past participle hosteled)

  1. to stay in a hostel as part of a travel

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