Definition of "guesthouse" [guesthouse]

  • A small house or cottage adjacent to a main house, used for lodging guests. (noun)
  • A bed-and-breakfast. (noun)
  • A private home or boarding house offering accommodation, esp to travellers (noun)

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Use "guesthouse" in a sentence
  • "My guesthouse is on 16 de septiembre, in the heart of the Historic Center of Queretaro."
  • "But the guesthouse is a good distance from our real hotel."
  • "The library and adjacent guesthouse, which is expected to open in 2012, will cover 45,000 square feet and be within walking distance of the mansion."