As nouns the difference between residence and accommodations
is that residence
is residence (place where one resides) while accommodations
The place where one lives.
A building used as a home.
The place where a corporation is established.
The state of living in a particular place or environment.
* Sir M. Hale
- Johnson took up his residence in London.
The place where anything rests permanently.
- The confessor had often made considerable residences in Normandy.
subsidence, as of a sediment
- But when a king sets himself to bandy against the highest court and residence of all his regal power, he then fights against his own majesty and kingship.
That which falls to the bottom of liquors; sediment; also, refuse; residuum.
- (Francis Bacon)
- (Jeremy Taylor)