Hotel comes from the word hostel, reportedly taken from old French. Public buildings has been touted since the end of the 17th century. Meaning roughly, “a shelter for migrants” or it could be “building provider of lodging and food to the public”. So, at first the hotel was created to serve the community.
No wonder that in Britain and America, whose name was once a hotel employee, like civil servants, aka public servant. But, over the development period and increased user services, inpatient services-eating is starting to leave its social mission. Guests were free. While the building and the rooms started to set in such a way as to make guests feel at home. Nevertheless, for years the standard hotel services not changed much.