Synonyms for Hovel:

n.

jungle, dump, bomb site, pit, shambles, shed, slum, cabin, hellhole, tip. rich, good. artifact (noun)
hutch, shack, hut, shanty.
hovel (noun)
hutch, shack, hut, shanty.
tiny unkempt house (noun)
hutch, shanty, shack, hut, dump, cabin, shed.

Other synonyms:

hellhole, shambles, bomb site. jungle. slum. tip. pit. garbage dump
dump.
Other relevant words:
jungle, cabin, shambles, tip, rich, dump, shed, slum, pit, good, hellhole.

Usage examples for hovel

  1. When the procession, with its thousand lamps and torches, paused before the hovel which was almost invisible in the dusk, and one citizen said to another: " Here comes the sacred heart!" – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  2. Mustapha knocked at the door of the hovel – The Pacha of Many Tales by Captain Frederick Marryat
  3. Yet they seemed always cheerful, and they were as much attached to this poor little mud hovel as any of you can be to your own beautiful homes. – The Hunter Cats of Connorloa by Helen Jackson