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

1250–1300; Middle English; see hostel, -er2; akin to Old French hostelier Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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US hosteler


a person who stays at youth hostels
an archaic word for innkeeper
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