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home ≠ hotel

- a short study of hotels by Gustave Gusty - (a tongue-in-cheek, fictional essay outlining some ideas I've had about hotels as transitional/limbo spaces, and defining the term Ghuest) A hotel is defined as an establishment providing accommodation, (sometimes, not always) meals, and other services for travellers and tourists. /həʊˈtɛl/ hospitāle -> hostel -> hôtel -> hotel Does a hotel want to be home or does it want to be something else? At a basic level a hotel’s purest goal is to provide shelter, a function that home also fulfils. But when you investigate further, this is the point at which it becomes trickier than it first seems. What does a hotel provide? Shelter, security, warmth, comfo