History of Hotel
Different types of lodging
Hospice - A place of refuge for travelers, often operated by a religous order.
Hostel - A lodging supervice by adults, planned for the use of young hikers or bicyclists; also youth hostel. A student residence or dormitory.
Hotel - A building or establishment which provides living accomodations for transient visitors and sometimes long-term residents, and which often offers other facilities such as meeting rooms, restaurants, entertainment, and shops, available to its guests and to the general public.
You might be confuse or sometimes you might mix the meaning of hotel and motel. Motel is also a place where you can lodge, they will serve you food and other services but Motel as different from Hotel. A Motel or Motor Hotel is a Hotel for short stay especially for motorists on long travel. Some motels especially in the Philippines, they offer a per hour stay. Some offers a 3-hour package more or less.
Backpacker's - An establishment, commonly, a house that offers lodging for backpackers, travelers or youth hikers in cheap price. It is like a dormitory where there is a room with many beds where opposite gender may stay even without knowing each other and only one bathroom is shared.
Transient House - A for rent house where people having a vacation can rent for short-term. This is where they can use all the house's facilities. Transient houses are very common and popular in Bagiuo, Philippines.
Hotel and restaurant management | History of Hotel| Oct 06, 2009