|This June 2011 includes a list of references, but its sources remain unclear because it has insufficient inline citations. (June 2011)|
The phrase common room is used especially in British and Canadian English to describe a type of shared lounge, most often found in dormitories, at (for example) universities, colleges, military bases, hospitals, rest homes, hostels, and even minimum-security prisons. It is generally connected to several private rooms, and may incorporate a bathroom. However, they may also be found in day schools and sixth forms.
Depending on its location and purpose of use, a common room may be known by another name. For instance, in mental hospitals, where access is usually restricted to the daytime hours, this type of room is often called a "day room".
In Singapore, the term Common Room usually refers to a Bedroom in an HDB apartment unit.
Lua error in package.lua at line 80: module 'Module:Buffer' not found.