Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A small house or cottage adjacent to a main house, used for lodging guests.
  • n. A bed-and-breakfast.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A small house near a main house, for lodging visitors.
  • n. A private house offering accommodation to paying guests; a boarding house; a bed and breakfast.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a house separate from the main house; for housing guests

Etymologies

Old English gasthus, corresponding to guest +‎ house. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • My guesthouse is on 16 de septiembre, in the heart of the Historic Center of Queretaro.

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  • But the guesthouse is a good distance from our real hotel.

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  • 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.

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  • In 1984, after her husband's death, Betty opened Giraffe Manor as a guesthouse, which is now run by her son from her first marriage, Rick Anderson, and his wife, Bryony.

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  • At the time it was bought, the DA labelled the guesthouse as then-Intelligence Minister Lindiwe Sisulu's "folly".

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  • At its best the guesthouse could be a world unto itself, moderately cool in the blazing afternoon, far from lavish, yet still a trustworthy provider of clean bedsheets and bottled water and other ordinary comforts.

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  • That first weekend, Jamie, his sister, and his mother slept in the guesthouse, which is so far from the main house, where Jackson sleeps, that paparazzi cannot get the two in the same telephoto lens.

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  • The guesthouse is a separate, two-story unit beyond the swimming pool and adjacent to the tennis court, with a sitting room, a bedroom, a full bath, and a two-car garage opening onto an alley.

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  • The association also claims that Carlson has created confusion by calling her guesthouse by two different names.

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  • Across the street from my guesthouse is a 711, and there was a fairly large couple sitting there with 2 large things of coke telling a Thai woman trying to sell headdresses to F*** off ..

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