Pensions

Boarding houses, guest houses, or small hotels that are usually family-owned and operated, and have limited services beyond lodging and breakfasts. The term is typically reserved for such establishments in continental Europe.

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Boarding houses, guest houses, or small hotels that are usually family-owned and operated, and have limited services beyond lodging and breakfasts. The term is typically reserved for such establishments in continental Europe.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300007169. The J. Paul Getty Trust.