Vacation Rental Toiletry and Bathroom Inventory Checklist with Wellness Focus


By: Brad Greiner, CEO of Open Air Homes and OpenAiRE Brokerage

Elevating the standard of your vacation rental bathroom goes beyond just stocking up on essentials. Integrating wellness-focused items can significantly enhance your guests’ experience, making their stay not only comfortable but also rejuvenating. Here’s a comprehensive checklist to ensure your vacation rental property or Airbnb bathroom is well-equipped, with a special focus on wellness.

Essential Toiletries & Personal Care Items

  • Travel-size Shampoo and Conditioner
  • Travel-size Body Soap/Body Wash
  • Travel-size Hand Soap Bars

Wellness-Enhanced Extras

  • Aromatherapy Shower Steamers: Offer a spa-like experience with essential oil-infused steamers that release relaxing scents during a hot shower.
  • Natural Bath Salts: Provide guests with mineral-rich bath salts for a soothing, therapeutic bath.
  • Soothing Eye Mask: Include a soft, comforting eye mask to encourage deep relaxation and better sleep.
  • Organic Skincare Products: Stock the bathroom with natural, organic skincare products for a gentle, eco-friendly touch.

Elevated Everyday Extras

  • First Aid Kits
  • Travel-size Body Lotion
  • Travel-size Toothpaste & Extra Toothbrushes
  • Travel-size Mouthwash
  • Disposable Razors and Shaving Cream
  • Shower Caps
  • Makeup Remover Wipes
  • Cotton Swabs and Pads
  • Hair Dryer

Linens & Towels

  • Plentiful Toilet Paper (2 rolls per bathroom recommended)
  • Body Towels (2 per guest)
  • Hand Towels (4 per guest)
  • Wash Cloths (2 per guest)

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Bathroom Accessories

  • Clothes and Towel Hooks or Towel Rack
  • Clear Sink Area (de-cluttered)
  • Stylish, Clean Shower Curtain
  • Non-slip Shower and Bath Mats

Wellness-Enhanced Bathroom Accessories

  • Humidifier: For optimal air quality and guest comfort, especially in dry climates.
  • Air Purifying Plants: Non-toxic plants that cleanse the air and add a natural, calming element.
  • Noise Machine: Offer a soothing sound option for guests sensitive to unfamiliar nighttime noises.
  • Low-Light Night Lamp: A soft light source for nighttime bathroom visits without disrupting sleep patterns.

COVID-19 Essentials

  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Disposable Alcohol Wipes
  • Disinfecting Spray and Paper Towels
  • Extra Hand Towels or Paper Towels

Accessibility Enhancements

  • Handrail Next to Toilet
  • Handrails in Shower
  • Shower Seat (removable)
  • Accessible Shelving

By incorporating these wellness-focused items along with the essentials, you create a bathroom that not only meets the basic needs but also enhances the overall well-being of your guests. This thoughtful approach can significantly elevate the guest experience, potentially leading to better reviews and increased repeat bookings.



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