The Most Important Bathroom Amenities For Your Vacation Rental

In previous blog posts, we have discussed in detail some of the most important amenities you can have available for your patrons at your vacation rental property. We have covered entertainment amenities, and also extremely important rooms like the kitchen. Please feel free to click back on previous posts to learn more about these amenity categories. In this blog, we are going to focus on another kind of amenity in another very important room. This blog is going to focus on the subject of bathroom amenities and which ones a successful vacation rental owner will be sure to have on hand.


Your vacation rental most likely doesn’t offer spa treatments, but that doesn’t mean your guests can’t feel pampered and enjoy some luxurious relaxation during their stay. A good place to start is by offering the standard toiletries that any reputable hotel would have for their guests. People will likely not be expecting the following items at a vacation rental, and having them will leave a fantastic impression.

  • Shampoo
  • Conditioner
  • Body lotion
  • Toothpaste
  • Mouthwash

In addition to these more common items, it is also a good idea to have unopened toothbrushes on hand in case a traveler forgets to bring one. These items don’t cost a lot but can go a long way in earning positive reviews if you happen to save the day by having them on hand. If you are looking for additional brownie points, you could even have bath salts, bath bombs, or essential oils on hand.

Other important bathroom amenities

A vacation rental owner should invest in some quality fluffy towels for the bathrooms in your property. Always have plenty on hand in each bathroom, and if you have a pool or hot tub on-site, be sure to have plenty of beach towels too.

The majority of hotel rooms have a hairdryer available for guests. This is because most travelers don’t want to bother with packing one themselves. Vacation rental owners should have one hairdryer per bathroom in the home. Other hair care appliances are optional but add a nice touch. Things like straighteners and curling irons could provide a wow factor for your guests.

In addition to the basic type items we discussed already, you might consider some of the following items. Often, travelers will forget things like razors or shaving cream. The front desk at a hotel will usually have these things available upon request. Shower caps are also an item that might be helpful for guests. Makeup removal wipes will not only be useful for guests but will also keep your nice towels free of mascara stains! Talk about a win-win type of amenity! Packaged face masks or facial scrubs are other nice touches you could experiment with. These small and relatively inexpensive items might just make your guests feel like they booked a spa weekend!

Storage Space

Anyone who travels regularly has probably checked into a hotel and been disheartened by the lack of counter space in the bathroom. It can be very frustrating to have your toiletries cluttered on the counter where they can be easily knocked into the sink or onto the bathroom floor. Having cabinet space available in the bathrooms of your vacation rental is extremely important. If the property doesn’t have sufficient space available, you should install a cabinet or two immediately.

If you have any questions regarding vacation rentals please don’t hesitate to contact the Anaheim vacation rental specialists. PMI Sunny OC is happy to be a resource for you and your guests!