haven

A place of refuge or safety; a harbor or port.

heliport

A place, which can also be on the roof of a building, for helicopters to land and take off.

homestead

A house in which a family occupies and the area of land around it. 

hospice

A nursing home providing supportive care for the terminally ill.

hospital

A place where medical and surgical treatment and nursing care are provided for the sick and wounded.

hostel

A place that provides cheap lodging for travelers, students, nurses, etc.

hotel

A building that provides paying visitors with comfortable or luxurious accommodation, meals and other services.

howdah

A seat, especially one with a canopy, for riding on the back of an elephant.

hypermarket

A very large retail store offering the products of a supermarket and the merchandise of a departmental store. 

infirmary

 A place where the infirm, sick, or injured are cared for.

inn

A place, typically a small hotel in the countryside, that provides food and overnight lodging, especially for travelers. 

jail

A place where people accused of a criminal offence are confined, or where people convicted of a crime serve out a sentence.

kindergarten

A class or school for preschoolers.

kitchen

A room in a house or part of a building used for preparing and cooking food.

lair

A secluded or private place used for hiding, or one used by a wild animal for resting.

laboratory

A room or building that has equipment for conducting scientific experiments, research or teaching, or for making medicinal or chemical products.

lamasery

A monastery of lamas.

launderette

A self-service laundry with coin-operated washing machines and dryers.

laundry

A place where clothes are washed and ironed.

lavatory

A flush toilet or a room equipped with a washbowl or basin for washing the hands and face, and a flush toilet.

leprosarium

A hospital for the treatment of people (lepers) who suffer from leprosy.

library

A building that houses a vast organized collection of books, and periods, etc for reading or reference, and for use and borrowing by the public.

lobby

A hall at the entrance of a public building such as a hotel, etc, serving as a waiting room.

lodging

A temporary place for someone to stay.

lounge

A place in an airport, hotel, etc where one can sit and wait for something, or just relax.

mall

A large enclosed shopping complex that is closed to traffic. 

 

A street lined with shops and is for pedestrians only.

market

A large building or open area where people gather to buy and sell goods, commodities, livestock, etc. 

megalopolis

A very large and densely populated city or a number of large cities or towns, due to close proximity, merge to form an urban complex.

metropolis

The main city or capital city of a country.

mortuary/morgue

A place, usually in a hospital, where dead bodies are kept pending examination, identification or claim by someone, or until they are buried or cremated.

mosque

A Muslim place of public worship.

motel

A hotel for motorists, with easy access to the car park from the rooms.

multiplex

A building that has a number of cinemas inside it.

museum

A place or building where objects of lasting historical, scientific, cultural, or artistic value or interest are stored, preserved, and exhibited to the public.

necropolis

A large cemetery where people of an ancient city are buried.

nunnery

A religious house of a community of nuns.

nursery

A place where young plants and trees are raised for sale or replanting in another place.

 

A place where young children are cared for while their parents are away.

oasis

A fertile area in a desert where there is vegetation because of the presence of water (water table) close to the ground surface.

oceanarium

A large seawater aquarium for fish and other sea creatures used for the study or display of marine life.

orangery

A special protective building, such as a greenhouse, in which orange trees are cultivated.

orchard

An enclosed area of land where fruit trees are grown.

orphanage

A public institution that provides housing, care and protection to children whose parents are dead.

oubliette

A dungeon whose only means of entrance or exit is the trapdoor in the ceiling, as found in some ancient castles.

pagoda

A religious especially Buddhist temple usually constructed in the form of a tall pyramidal many-tiered tower with storeys of diminishing size.

patio

A paved outdoor area that is next to or joined with the house, generally used as a sitting room.

penitentiary

A prison for offenders convicted of serious crimes.

penthouse

A luxurious apartment found on the top floor of a building.

perfumery

A place where perfumes are made and sold.

piggery

A place or farm where pigs are kept and reared.

pit

An area beside a racetrack where racing cars are refueled or serviced during a race.