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private hotel

noun
1.
a residential hotel or boarding house in which the proprietor has the right to refuse to accept a person as a guest, esp a person arriving by chance
2.
(Austral & NZ) a hotel not having a licence to sell alcoholic liquor
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Examples from the Web for private hotel
Historical Examples
  • Yesterday we all came up and we settled at Bentley's private hotel.

    The Return of Sherlock Holmes Arthur Conan Doyle
  • We have a suite at a private hotel—my mother, my brother and myself.

    Black Star's Campaign Johnston McCulley
  • The scene, as already mentioned, is laid in a "private hotel."

    Modernities

    Horace Barnett Samuel
  • She was actually at that moment at a private hotel in the West End.

  • And at the rear was what was termed by Mr. Gallagin, a "private hotel."

    John Marvel, Assistant Thomas Nelson Page
  • Yesterday we all came up, and we settled at Bentley's private hotel.

    The Return of Sherlock Holmes Arthur Conan Doyle
  • I set it down to nerves and notoriety; but took refuge in a private hotel.

    Dead Men Tell No Tales E. W. Hornung
  • We went to a private hotel in the neighborhood of Portland Place.

    The Law and the Lady Wilkie Collins
  • We went to a private hotel to which Darcy had recommended us, suitable for honeymoons.

    Hugo Arnold Bennett
  • A private hotel in a neighbourhood like that of Sandyford Place is a big order for an ordinary comedian.

    Scottish Ghost Stories Elliott O'Donnell

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