Fri, Dec 18, 2015 – by Jennifer Frye

How to Create an Awesome Guest Room that is Actually Nice

How to Create an Awesome Guest Room that is Actually Nice 1

Be a fantastic host by making sure that your guests are comfortable during their stay at your home. Here are several ways to turn a spare room into the perfect space for visitors.

1. Make a comfortable place to sleep. “You want your guests to have a pleasant night’s sleep. Make sure you have a quality mattress, one that you’d be willing to sleep on. If you do not have a dedicated bed for guests, a nice air mattress can be very comfortable, too.” – Shannon,

2. Have clean linen. “Set out clean towels near their bed or bathroom area. Give them an extra blanket or two.– Becky,

3. Set out reading material. “Set out a couple of current magazines or books they might enjoy reading before bed.” – Melissa,

4. Add side table essentials. “It is a good idea to have an alarm clock and a box of tissues [available]. I also add a scented candle that freshens the room without [lighting it].” – Chris,

5. Keep the Wi-Fi code nearby. “[Guests] will ask for your wireless password. I’ve framed ours and put it on the nightstand.” – Christy,

6. Provide a place for guests to unpack. “We have a dresser and closet in the room that guests can use. [However], if you do not have areas like this, a simple stool or place where they can set their suitcase to have easy access to their items [will do].” – Liz,

7. Create a basket of goodies. “Fill it with extra tooth brushes, toothpaste, and pain reliever. Grab a couple [of] new fluffy white towels (or whatever color you like).” – Debbie,

Additional items to include in the room are:

  • TV with a remote control
  • Full-length mirror
  • Universal charger
  • Pen/pencil and paper
  • Waste basket
  • Tray to hold keys and small items

Prepare every area of your home for guests with these simple home organization tips.

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