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A residence is an establishment where it was originally or currently being used by a host as their main place of dwelling or home. Architecturally, a residence is typically a house, mansion, cottage or even grand castles and palaces. A residence is offered to travelers as temporary lodgings where they can rent a room. The rooms are generally furnished in the style which complements the architecture type of the building. This boutique type of accommodation has a nice homely feel where the traveler is the 'house-guest'. Hotels, especially the extended stay chains, commonly function as residences for many guests.
Residence may more specifically refer to:
- Home, a place of residence or refuge
- Dwelling or accommodation
- House, a home, building, or structure that functions as a habitat for humans or other creatures
- Lodging, a type of residential accommodation. People who travel and stay away from home for more than a day need lodging for sleep, rest, safety, shelter from cold temperatures or rain, storage of luggage and access to common household functions
- Habitual residence, a civil law term dealing with the status of refugees, and child abduction
- Residence in English family law, pertaining to where children should live in the case of disputes
- Tax residence, to determine the location of someone's home for tax purposes
- The Canadian term for what Americans call a dormitory
- Residenz, the German term for residence which normally meant the city palace of a noble family
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- Residency (disambiguation)
- Resident (disambiguation)
- Shelter (disambiguation)
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