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How to say HOTEL in 50 languages with Europe in a Day!

In the days before AirBNB (and day tripping!) staying in a hotel was a given for any traveller – and for many, it still is! So here’s how to say hotel in the 50 languages of Europe in a Day!

Yes, a lot of these are very similar – if not identical! – to the English word, which itself originally came from French. But you never know when you might visit one of the places where it isn’t the same, so it’s worth taking a peek!

  1. Albanian – Hoteli
  2. Arabic – فندق (Funduq)
  3. Armenian – Հյուրանոց (Hyuranots)
  4. Azerbaijani – Mehmanxana
  5. Basque – Hotel
  6. Belarusian – Гасцініца (Hastsinitsa)
  7. Bulgarian – Хотел (Hotel)
  8. Catalan – Hotel
  9. Croatian – Hotel
  10. Czech – Hotel
  11. Danish – Hotel
  12. Dutch – Hotel
  13. Estonian – Hotell
  14. Faroese – Hotell
  15. Finnish – Hotelli
  16. French – Hôtel
  17. Georgian – Სასტუმრო (Sast’umro)
  18. German – Hotel
  19. Greek – Ξενοδοχείο (Khenodocheío)
  20. Greenlandic – Akunnittarfik
  21. Hungarian – Szálloda
  22. Icelandic – Hótel
  23. Irish Gaelic – Óstán
  24. Italian – Albergo
  25. Jèrriais – Hôtel
  26. Latin – Hospitium
  27. Latvian – Viesnīca
  28. Lithuanian – Viešbutis
  29. Low German – Hotel
  30. Luxembourgish – Hotel
  31. Macedonian – Хотел (Hotel)
  32. Maltese – Lukanda
  33. Manx – Thie Oast
  34. Monégasque – Otel
  35. Northern Sami – Hotealla
  36. Norwegian – Hotell
  37. Polish – Hotel
  38. Portuguese – Hotel
  39. Romanian – Hotel
  40. Russian – Гостиница (Gastinitsa)
  41. Scots Gaelic – Taigh-Òsta
  42. Serbian – Хотел (Hotel)
  43. Slovak – Hotel
  44. Slovene – Hotel
  45. Spanish – Hotel
  46. Swedish – Hotell
  47. Swiss German – Hotel
  48. Turkish – Otel
  49. Ukrainian – Готель (Hotel’)
  50. Welsh – Gwesty

Author: James Scanlan
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