a person who owns or manages an inn or, sometimes, a hotel.

1540–50; inn + keeper Unabridged
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innkeeper (ˈɪnˌkiːpə)
an owner or manager of an inn

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Example sentences
They were determined to prove he was much more important than the innkeeper of a safe house.
Walker made a good living as the innkeeper of the taverns at the crossroads.
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