Definition of hotel garni in US English:

hotel garni

noun

  • In French-speaking contexts: a furnished apartment; a hotel or boarding house supplying breakfast.

Origin

Mid 18th century. From French hôtel garni furnished apartment, (now usually) hotel or boarding house where breakfast, but not lunch or dinner, is served from hôtel + garni (of a room) furnished, specifically use of garni.

Pronunciation

hotel garni

/ˌ(h)əʊtɛl ɡɑːˈni/