10 Guest Bedroom Ideas: Luxury for Your Guests

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Someone I know used to say that visitors are always appreciated, especially if they leave soon.

Wait. Don’t be so quick to judge; this person was kidding. 

But, jokes aside, what if your visitor would like to stay at your house for a few days? Is your guest bedroom in decent condition to accommodate someone? Don’t panic. Making your guests feel at home doesn’t have to be complicated. With a few simple guest bedroom ideas, you can turn your spare room into a welcoming oasis for friends and family.

The goal is to create a haven of intimacy and comfort where visitors feel like they’re in a five-star resort. We have gathered some suggestions for you to consider when deciding what to include in the guest bedroom so that your visitors feel really welcome.

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Create a warm and welcoming atmosphere

Keep the decor of your guest bedroom simple and elegant. Stick to a few key pieces of furniture and limit your color palette to create a tranquil space. Use soft lighting to make the room feel comfortable and inviting. Art is prevalent in most luxury hotels, especially large paintings on the wall above the bed. However, keep in mind that less is more when it comes to guest bedroom decor.
Guest bedroom with neutral colors

The bed is the room’s most significant piece of furniture

If you have an elegant and beautiful bed, you’ve already half won the war. In order to create a truly comfortable and elegant bed, it is necessary to focus on several key aspects, such as the mattress, bedding, and decor. Don’t forget the accent pillows. They are an essential element that can help you achieve the perfect aesthetic. Not only do they add an extra layer of comfort, but they can also be used to inject some color or pattern into a room. They are one of the most cost-effective and stylish ways to give your bed a touch of class.Stylish bed in guest bedroom
Bed and cozy cushions in guest bedroom

Put extra attention to your bedding

Invest in high-quality bedding. Your guests will appreciate clean, crisp sheets and a comfortable mattress. 250 to 300 thread count is the minimum in new linen sets, as well as thicker mattress toppers for added comfort, will contribute to improving the hotel-like feel in your guest room. Choose colors, patterns, or textures that exude a soothing atmosphere. Neutrals are always beneficial in this regard.
Hotel-like bedding in guest bedroom

Make sure there’s adequate storage

You may want to consider adding a nightstand or side table with drawers or shelves so that your guest can easily store their smaller items. If you’re short on storage space in your guest bedroom, consider using an open wardrobe. This type of wardrobe provides plenty of room for guests to store their clothing and other belongings, while also allowing them to easily access what they need.
Best bedroom with big closet

Every household deserves the comfort of luxury

There’s nothing like wrapping up in a fluffy towel after a relaxing shower, and your guests will appreciate the extra touch. White cotton towels are an essential part of any guest bedroom, offering both comfort and convenience for your guests. They should be soft, fluffy, and absorbent, making them ideal for drying off after a shower or bath. Plus, they are easy to care for and can be laundered with other whites, making them a cost-effective and practical choice for any guest bedroom.
Towels on top of guests bed

Place a fluffy bathrobe on the bed

Or hang it in the closet to recreate a hotel feel in your guest bedroom. Comfortable slippers, an extra blanket, and soothing fragrances are other examples of comfort items. Flowers, scented candles, pillow mists, and oil diffusers can all add beauty to your guest space.
Bathrobe on top of guest bedroom Blanket basket for guests on guest bedroom Candles and oils to make a better experience for your guests Vase with flowers in guest bedroom

Add a touch of glamour to your guest bedroom!

Guest-size toiletries like a nice soap dispenser, or body lotion can add a touch of elegance and class to the space, making your guests feel pampered and welcome. Plus, it’s a great way to show your guests that you care about their comfort and want them to have a pleasant stay. It’s the little touches that make a guest bedroom feel luxurious.
Toiletries for guests nicely presented

Stock the room with snacks

Your guests will appreciate having snacks available when they’re hungry. Place a coffee machine, packages of coffee, milk powder, sugar, sweetener, and tea bags on a corner table. It’s much more practical for guests to make a cup of tea in their room than to go all around the house looking for kettles or mugs. Include bottled water, granola bars, and fruit in your guest bedroom.
Snacks for guests

Add Plants to your Design

When decorating your guest bedroom, one of the best ways to add a touch of elegance and style is by incorporating plants into your design. Not only do plants add visual interest, but they can also help to purify the air and create a more relaxing atmosphere. Incorporating greenery into your guest bedroom (and bathroom) will give it a touch of luxury and sophistication.
Vase with plants in guest bathroom

Keep it Clean

Keep the guest bedroom (and your home) spotless and neat. It may seem obvious, but your home’s appearance will never be appealing if it’s dirty and cluttered. Clean and tidy homes, on the other hand, have a more significant impact. Anything you do to create a clean and neat house will add to your guest’s enjoyment.
Extra large guest bedroom

So, whether you’re looking for simple decor upgrades or big-impact changes, these guest bedroom ideas will help you turn any spare room into a luxury retreat that your guests won’t soon forget! Our team at Kathryn Interiors will be delighted to help. With years of experience in interior design, we can work with you to create a guest bedroom that is both stylish and functional. So, let’s get started on your guest bedroom design today!


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Hi, I'm Kathy!

I am an expert color consultant with over 30 years of experience in interior and fashion design. I help both residential and commercial clients create unique looks for their homes and businesses.
Clients often come to me seeking sharp attention to detail, reliable work, and an excellent sense of design--all of which I pride myself on delivering.

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