The arrival of the holiday season means oftentimes, guests are coming to visit. But even when the weather outside is frightful, a great hostess can make inside delightful. Preparing an inviting guest room ensures your visitors will feel comfortable during their stay. Below are a few tips to show you how to do just that.
Make sure the space is spick and span.
Your unoccupied guest room might serve as an unofficial storage and laundry folding station, but when guests arrive, you’ll want it organized and clutter-free. This means eliminating personal trinkets, cleaning out a drawer or two, and making space in the closet. In addition to removing unnecessary items, it’s important to deep clean the room. Your cleaning to-do list should contain a thorough vacuum job, dusting, and washing all linens. Additionally, the bathroom your guests will use needs a comprehensive cleaning as well; floors, toilets, tubs, and counters should be sparkling, and doorknobs and faucet handles need to be disinfected.
Gather and arrange necessities.
Having some commonly used accessible items for your guests helps make their stay more comfortable. In the room, have freshly folded towels and extra blankets available. Make sure your guest bathroom contains rolls of toilet paper under the sink and maybe a hairdryer in a drawer. In the restroom, place several washcloths and a simple, scented candle on the counter. Providing a package of new toothbrushes and toothpaste is also a nice touch. Lastly, leave your guests with any necessary information posted in the room, such as your Wi-Fi password.
Go the extra mile.
If you’re feeling like the hostess with the mostess, there are lots of ways you can make your guest room especially comfy and cozy. Arrange a bouquet of fresh flowers for your guests, put together a basket of snacks and bottles of water, and supply them with some quality toiletries. Leave a few, new magazines on the nightstands for evening reading material. If your company includes a little one, have a couple of games, toys, or stuffed animals for them to play with. With these thoughtful details, your guests will surely feel special.
After ensuring your guest space is clean and welcoming, you’ll feel relaxed and ready to eat, drink, and be merry with your favorite company.