Facilities vs Amenity - What's the difference?

facilities | amenity |

As nouns the difference between facilities and amenity

is that facilities is while amenity is pleasantness.




  • something that facilitates, or makes possible an action or process
  • something created to fulfil a particular function
  • a restroom or toilet
  • amenity


    Alternative forms

    * (archaic)


  • Pleasantness.
  • We especially enjoyed the amenity of the climate on our last holiday.
  • A thing or circumstance that is welcome and makes life a little easier or more pleasant.
  • All the little amenities the hotel provided made our stay very enjoyable.
  • Convenience.
  • (cartography) a unit pertaining to the infrastructure of a community, such as a public toilet, a postbox, a library etc.
  • Synonyms

    * (piece of infrastructure) facility, infrastructure

    Derived terms

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