Meaning of albergo diurno in English:

albergo diurno

Pronunciation /alˈbəːɡəʊ ˌdʌɪˈəːnəʊ/


  • In Italy: an establishment, incorporating bathrooms and restrooms and frequently providing the services of a barber, shoeshiner, etc., typically situated at a railway station for the daytime refreshment of travellers.


Early 20th century. From Italian albergo diurno, literally ‘daytime hotel’ from albergo + diurno daily, relating to daytime (see diurn(e).