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  1. a person who operates a hostel.
  2. a person who stays at a hostel or goes hosteling.
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Also especially British, hos·tel·ler.

Origin of hosteler

1250–1300; Middle English; see hostel, -er2; akin to Old French hostelier
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Historical Examples of hosteler

  • "Yea," quoth this hosteler, and shewed him all the hole circumstaunce, what was both sayde and thought on him for the thing.

    The Rogues and Vagabonds of Shakespeare's Youth

    John Awdeley