- a person who operates a hostel.
- a person who stays at a hostel or goes hosteling.
Also especially British, hos·tel·ler.
Origin of hosteler
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Examples from the Web for hosteller
At the head of each was an officer called a Brewy or Beetagh, a public hospitaller or hosteller, who was held in high honour.The Story of Ancient Irish Civilization
P. W. Joyce
The aldermen were responsible for their wards, and every hosteller was likewise responsible for his guest.London Before the Conquest
W. R. Lethaby
- a person who stays at youth hostels
- an archaic word for innkeeper
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