boatel

or bo·tel

[ boh-tel ]
/ boʊˈtɛl /

noun

a waterside hotel with dock space for persons who travel by boat.

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Origin of boatel

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

boatel

botel

/ (bəʊˈtɛl) /

noun

a waterside hotel catering for boating people
a ship that functions as a hotel

Word Origin for boatel

C20: from boat + (hot)el
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