Preparing The Perfect Holiday Guest Room

Spending time with family and friends is the best part of the holiday season – but having them stay overnight at your home can be stressful, not only for you, but for your guests, too. Here are 5 easy ways to prepare your guest room so that holiday guests feel right at home.

1. Create a comforting retreat

After their time spent traveling, be sure to give guests a comfortable place to rest.

  • Put down throw rugs on hard surface floors to ease tired feet.
  • Don’t forget to swap out any bed linens that haven’t been changed recently.
  • Ensure that each guest has a few bed pillows so they can customize their comfort.

2. Remember easy-to-forget items

Traveling is hard enough, not to mention remembering to bring everything you’ll need. Provide guests with a few of those “I can’t believe I forgot my ___” items.

  • Stock the bathroom with new, sample sizes of shampoo, soap, deodorant, toothbrushes, toothpaste and dental floss.
  • Put a phone charging cable on the nightstand and leave a sticky-note with your wi-fi password on it so guests can save it on their devices.
  • Save your guests a trip back to the kitchen by putting a few bottles of water in their room.

3. Add spa-like touches

You don’t have to be a 5-star hotel to make guests feel special – just a few items will do the trick!

  • Provide small bottles of some of your favorite lotions to soothe dry skin.
  • Place flameless candles in the room so guests can create a cozy ambiance for relaxation.
  • A vase of allergy-friendly flowers or a holiday-themed plant can help your guests feel extra welcome.

4. Personalize the space

Make the room more like home by including treats tailored to your guests.

  • Leave a small bowl of holiday candies or a $5 gift card to your favorite coffee shop.
  • Place one of your favorite new books or magazines on the nightstand for a bookworm.
  • Put out a photo album of pictures that visiting family might not have seen.

5. Layer on the coziness

Help guests stay extra cozy in their room with a few warming touches.

  • Put a portable heater in the room so guests can have extra warmth when they need it.
  • Provide extra blankets on the bed in case there’s a chill at night.
  • Leave out a new pair of holiday-themed fuzzy socks for each guest, to keep toes toasty.

With a little bit of thoughtfulness and preparation, you and your holiday guests can enjoy a more relaxing visit, and your time together will be that much cozier.

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