How to style a beautiful guest room

Whether you wish to create a luxurious guest retreat or start a Airbnb, a beautiful guest bedroom is a must to make your guests’ stay a joyful experience.

The spare bedroom is often the most neglected of all rooms. Its a simple space to style without breaking the bank. With these few tips for decorating your spare bedroom it will ensure your guests have a relaxing stay.


The Basics.

Simple changes can make a huge difference. Instead of replacing an outdated bed, save money by investing in a soft mattress protector to create a plush feel and allow your guests a good nights sleep. Selecting gorgeous matching linen and completed with fluffy, comfy pillows create for a inviting and comfortable bed. Select a colour scheme of neutral colours with accents in calming colours of blue, grey and sage green will create a classic and restful room for guests.

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The Essentials

Its important for your guests to feel at home, to achieve this make sure your room has all the necessities. A bedside lamp is a must for those who like reading to wind down. Invest in matching coat hangers for the wardrobe to create an elegant look. Opt for a clothes rail, if the room does not have a wardrobe. Make sure you steer away from plastic and use materials like, dark woods or black materials. Placing a bench or ottoman at the foot of the bed, brings character to the room and added texture. Before your guests arrives place a selection of fresh towels in the room in luxurious, thick fabrics, preferably in crisp white.

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Luxurious touches

To create a luxurious retreat for your guests, its important not to forget the decorative touches. Add an extra layer on the bed with a textured throw or an accented pillow. Place a vase of fresh flowers on the bedside accompanied with a scented candle, creates for a hotel-at-home feel.

If your spare room has a ensuite, place a hand wash and selection of bathroom products like shampoo, soap, a toothbrush and toothpaste is a thoughtful touch. Its the finishing touches like these that makes your guest feel at home.

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Practical details

Practical details add an extra element that your guests will be thankful for. Place a spare phone charger and a power adapter in the small decorative basket, along with a spare ket and details of your wifi password. Opt for storage in natural materials like wood or rattan, this softens your guest room and create a warm environment. If your guests are visiting from overseas, by curating a local guide and placing some snacks, your jet lagged guests won’t go unnoticed.

Your spare bedroom should be a perfect balance between a hotel suite and a personal, relaxing extension of your home - so paying attention to the finer details will create a stay your guests will never forget.

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