Vrsta ugostiteljskog objekta, hotel s minimalnom opremom i komforom koji služi za smeštaj putnika duž većih puteva, naročito pored auto-strada (eng.)
A hotel for motorists; provides direct access from rooms to parking area; SYN. motor hotel, motor inn, motor lodge, tourist court, court.
Type of hotel, near a highway or main road, in which each room is accessible from the car-parking area. The first motel was built 1925 by A Heinman in the US.