Definition of aparthotel in English:

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aparthotel

Pronunciation: /əˈpɑːtəʊtɛl/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

(also apartotel)

noun

A type of hotel providing self-catering apartments as well as ordinary hotel facilities.
Example sentences
  • The proposed €500 million development includes the construction of between 140,000 and 170,000 square metres of hotels, shops, aparthotels and offices on the site.
  • The company already manages several hotels and business centres around the country and four aparthotels in Britain.
  • Work is expected to begin on an aparthotel and 22 semi-detached houses on a 6.5 acres site early next year.

Origin

1960s: from Spanish Apartotel, the name of a company specializing in this type of accommodation, from a blend of apartamento 'apartment' and hotel.

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