Spanish word of the week: habitación

This week’s Spanish word of the week is habitación.

la habitación NOUN (plural, las habitaciones) room; bedroom

When you’re staying in a hotel in a Spanish-speaking country, habitación is a word you’ll need.

una habitación individual a single room

una habitación doble a double room

Su habitación es la 150, en el quinto piso. Your room is number 150, on the fifth floor.

Los observaba desde la terraza de la habitación del hotel. He watched them from the terrace of his hotel room.

In private houses, habitación can refer to rooms in general:

una casa de tres habitaciones, cocina y baño a house with three rooms, kitchen and bathroom

or to a bedroom:

Esta es mi habitación. This is my bedroom.

Arriba están las habitaciones. The bedrooms are upstairs.

Another common word for bedroom is el dormitorio, and in Mexico la recámara.

Come back next week for another insight into Spanish vocabulary!

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