The Hotel Inn

the hotel inn

  • An establishment providing accommodations, meals, and other services for travelers and tourists

  • A hotel is an establishment that provides paid lodging on a short-term basis. The provision of basic accommodation, in times past, consisting only of a room with a bed, a cupboard, a small table and a washstand has largely been replaced by rooms with modern facilities, including en-suite

  • In French contexts an hotel particulier is an urban "private house" of a grand sort. Whereas an ordinary maison was built as part of a row, sharing party walls with the houses on either side and directly fronting on a street, an hotel particulier was often free-standing, and by the eighteenth

  • A code word representing the letter H, used in radio communication

  • a building where travelers can pay for lodging and meals and other services

  • A restaurant or bar, typically one in the country, in some cases providing accommodations

  • An establishment providing accommodations, food, and drink, esp. for travelers

  • hostel: a hotel providing overnight lodging for travelers

  • Indium nitride is a small bandgap semiconductor material which has potential application in solar cells and high speed electronics.

  • Inns are generally establishments or buildings where travelers can seek lodging and, usually, food and drink. They are typically located in the country or along a highway.

Early Texas Hotels and Inns

Early Texas Hotels and Inns

Two miles east, at Winedale, is the old "Sam Lewis Stopping Place" of the 1850's - a typical early Texas inn , now a university of Texas Research Center.
Built 1834, as a settler's 2-room log cabin of hand-hewn cedar, then enlarged twice and (with work of local German craftsmen) improved in style. It was home after 1848 to Lewis, his wife, eight children: also entertained guests from passing stagecoaches. It was near roads connecting major Texas cities.
Many roadside homes in early Texas were inns. The horseback traveler would shelter his pony in the barn, share lines depended on such accommodations- for changes of horses, for passengers' meals, and for overnight stops. With travel difficult at best, such inns rendered a service of great public necessity.
A frontier inn might even be a dugout, where the guests rolled up in blankets and slept on the floor, (travelers sometimes had to sleep under a tree, some any sort of sheltering house was usually welcomed.)
Most Stage stops dispatched and received U.S. mail for the community. Towns originated at many stops.
In early Texas, famous hotels included Tremont, Galveston; the Old Capitol, Houston: several in Austin

Hotel Moscow, 1910 - Moscow, Idaho

Hotel Moscow, 1910 - Moscow, Idaho

Hotel Moscow, Moscow, Idaho

Date: 1910
Source Type: Postcard
Printer, Publisher, Photographer: Spokane Post Card Publishing Company, Curt Teich (#R-17931)
Postmark: None
Collection: Steven R. Shook

REMARK: This image faces northwest from the intersection of Fourth Street and Main Street.

the hotel inn

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