Translation of alojar in English:

alojar

vt

  • 1 1.1 (en un hotel) los hemos alojado en el hotel Plaza we've booked them into o got them rooms at the hotel Plaza el hotel en el que estaban alojados los turistas the hotel which the tourists were staying at 1.2 (en una casa particular) to put … up si vienen a Lima los alojaremos gustosos if you come to Lima, we'd be delighted to put you up o to have you to stay with us o we'll be glad to have you stay with us
  • 2 (albergar) la residencia aloja a 70 estudiantes the hostel is home to o houses o can accommodate 70 students la sala aloja pinturas decimonónicas the room houses 19th century paintings

alojarse v pron

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