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An example use of hotel in a speech by a native speaker of standard german:
“… das ist sehr sehr schönes hotel ich habe …”
the word hotel occurs in german on average 61 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.