区别辨析 hotel、inn 与 motel

low-angle photo of Hotel lighted signage on top of brown building during nighttime

hotel、inn 与 motel 这些名词都有 “旅馆、客店” 之意。

hotel : 指开设于城镇,有一定设备,可提供食宿的旅馆。

  • a four-star hotel
    四星级酒店
  • the Clarendon Hotel
    克拉伦登酒店
  • We stayed in/at a hotel on the beach.
    我们住在一家滨海酒店。
  • hotel guests
    宾馆的客人

inn : 多指开设于乡间、路边,设备简陋的小旅店。

  • the Waterside Inn
    水畔客栈
  • The Tides Inn is both comfortable and unpretentious.
    泰得斯小酒店舒适而又简洁。
  • The inn is picturesquely situated on the banks of the river.
    小客栈坐落在河畔,构成一幅美丽的图画。

motel 系 motor hotel 的混合缩写词,指美国开设于公路旁,专供驾驶汽车的旅客往宿和有停车场的旅店。

  • We put up at a motel.
    我们晚间住在一家汽车旅馆。
  • He took off at once and headed back to the motel.
    他立刻离开,回到汽车旅馆。
  • Should I go back to the motel and wait for you to telephone?
    我要回汽车旅馆等你电话吗?
  • Straight ahead were the low cabins of the motel.
    正前方就是汽车旅馆的低矮小木屋。
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