Definition of aparthotel in English:

aparthotel

Line breaks: apart|hotel
Pronunciation: /əˈpɑːtəʊtɛl
 
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(also apartotel)

noun

  • A type of hotel providing self-catering apartments as well as ordinary hotel facilities.
    More 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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