On the other hand, I suspect that hostel also forbade alcohol and cigarettes too, right?
We sat in the kitchen of the North London hostel for delinquents where she lives, on probation, an electronic tag around her leg.
This is a new kind of hostel for a new generation of traveller.
early 13c., from Old French hostel "inn, lodgings, shelter" (11c., Modern French hôtel), from Medieval Latin hospitale "inn, large house" (see hospital). Obsolete after 16c., revived 1808, along with hostelry (Middle English hostelrie) by Sir Walter Scott. The sense in youth hostel is recorded by 1931.