boatel

or bo·tel

[boh-tel]

Origin of boatel

First recorded in 1955–60; boat + (hot)el
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British Dictionary definitions for boatel

boatel

botel

noun
  1. a waterside hotel catering for boating people
  2. a ship that functions as a hotel

Word Origin for boatel

C20: from boat + (hot)el
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