Quick answer
"Facilities" is a form of "facility", a noun which is often translated as "la instalación". "Rooms" is a form of "room", a noun which is often translated as "la habitación". Learn more about the difference between "facilities" and "rooms" below.
facility(
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sih
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lih
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (amenities)
a. la instalación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
This hotel offers a gym, a pool, and other modern facilities.Este hotel ofrece un gimnasio, una piscina, e instalaciones muy modernas.
b. el servicio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The sanitary facilities in the school are in disrepair.Los servicios sanitarios del colegio están deteriorados.
2. (building complex)
a. el complejo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The new sports facility will open to the public next month.El nuevo complejo deportivo se abrirá al público el mes que viene.
b. el centro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The local government is planning to build a large hospital facility in our city.El gobierno local tiene planes para construir un gran centro hospitalario en nuestra ciudad.
3. (finance)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
The car dealer offers credit facility for buying a new car.El concesionario ofrece facilidades de pago para la compra de carros nuevos.
We will have to get a bank facility to keep our business running.Vamos a necesitar un crédito bancario para mantener nuestro negocio funcionando.
4. (features)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Internet calls are a wonderful communication facility.Las llamadas por Internet son un gran servicio de comunicación.
My new watch has a facility for tracking my physical activity.Mi nuevo reloj tiene una función para hacer un seguimiento del ejercicio que hago.
5. (ease)
a. la facilidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Young children can make friends with great facility.Los niños pequeños pueden hacer nuevos amigos con gran facilidad.
b. la habilidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
She has facility for crafting things.Ella tiene habilidad para las manualidades.
c. la capacidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I didn't know you had such facility for public speaking!¡No sabía que tenías tanta capacidad para la oratoria!
d. la facultad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
With age, I have been losing the facility to use my imagination.Con la edad, he ido perdiendo la facultad de usar mi imaginación.
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room(
rum
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (living space)
a. la habitación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
My room is very comfortable.Mi habitación es muy cómoda.
b. el cuarto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
My brother's room has blue walls.El cuarto de mi hermano tiene paredes azules.
c. la sala
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I think the break is over; let's go back to the room.Creo que ya se acabó el descanso; vamos a regresar a la sala.
d. la pieza
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
They have an apartment with three rooms.Tienen un departamento de tres piezas.
e. la recámara
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(bedroom) (Andes)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Your books are in the other room.Tus libros están en la otra recámara.
f. el dormitorio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(bedroom)
The girls are studying in their room.Las niñas están estudiando en su dormitorio.
2. (space)
a. el sitio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
There is no room left for my shoes!¡No queda sitio para mis zapatos!
b. el espacio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The hotel says it doesn't have room for us.Dice el hotel que no tiene espacio para nosotros.
c. el lugar
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Can you move over a little? - Sorry, there's no room left.¿Te puedes hacer un poco para allá? - Lo siento; ya no hay lugar.
d. el campo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(Andes)
Look at all the room there is in this stadium.Mira todo el campo que hay en este estadio.
3. (scope)
a. el lugar
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
There's no room for error.No hay lugar para el error.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (to lodge)
a. hospedarse
I won't room with such an arrogant person.No me hospedaré con alguien tan arrogante.
b. compartir una habitación
Are you going to room with somebody?¿Vas a compartir una habitación con alguien?
c. vivir con
In college, I roomed with my best friend.En la universidad viví con mi mejor amiga.
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