How-to: Create a Comfortable Guest Room

By Kara Harris · July 6, 2015

How-to: Create a Comfortable Guest Room

Countrysides Steps to Creating a Comfortable Guest Room

For a cozy bed and breakfast or guest house, use these tips to set the stage for a comfortable stay.

1. Assemble a complimentary welcome basket
Wow your guests with a basket filled with local treats. Include chocolate, fresh fruit, and tea. 

2. Create a directory
Highlight nearby restaurants, shopping centers, attractions, etc. Your guests will appreciate this helpful guide to your city.

3. Include storage space
A spacious walk in closet or dressing area is ideal. For more compact guest rooms, include a dresser or an armoire.

4. Add adjustable lighting 
Be it lighting with a dimmer, bedside lamps or natural lighting from the room’s window, your guests will appreciate the ability to adjust.

5. Set out fresh flowers
This adds a personal touch while brightening the guest room and making the visitor feel at home.

6. Provide a comfortable bed
Not surprisingly, the bed is the centerpiece of the guest room. Select one that will endure generations of use with Countryside’s selection of handcrafted beds. Pair with a matching nightstand and dresser.

7. Provide a working area
Many of those traveling are doing so because of work-related obligations. Ensure email responses are uninterrupted with a solid wood writing desk and comfy desk chair.

Create a guest room retreat with Countryside and our selection of heirloom-quality furniture today.