Traveling can be an exciting and educational experience, but your hotel room may not feel as comfortable as you'd want after a long day of sightseeing or working on a business trip. Even if you're staying in a luxurious suite with every amenity imaginable, a few easy measures can transform your surroundings and make them feel more like home.
Take Out your Belongings!
When you're at home, you wouldn't live out of a bag, so why would you do it in a hotel? Unpack your bag as soon as possible after arriving, putting your things on hangers in the closet or in drawers. Arrange your toiletries on the bathroom counter the same way you would at home once your wardrobe is in place.
Add Cozy Elements!
You might wish to bring a few items from home with you, such as:
- Your favourite throw/blanket
- Aromatherapy smell of choice
- A restful nightlight
- Your bathrobe, slippers, and other lounging attire
These simple, familiar details can help you sleep better at night by making the room feel cozier and more comforting during your visit.
Rearrange and Decorate Your Space!
It's possible that your room isn't set up in a way that works for you. Try relocating tiny desks or seats in the space to improve the layout.
While you're at it, look around the room for any hotel stuff, such as brochures, fliers, or cups. By putting these objects away, the room will feel less like a rented space.
You can now adorn the area with whatever basics you brought from home now that those items have been removed. If you haven't already done so, take out your family photo frame and place it on the nightstand next to your bed!
Bring your Favourite Entertainment!
Remember to bring your favourite types of entertainment with you. Do you enjoy reading a book or keeping a journal before going to bed? Bring those things with you! What about your favourite television series or films?
You can also bring a portable bluetooth speaker to fill your room with your favourite relaxing music or white noise to help you sleep better at night. Bringing your favourite food and drinks with you to a hotel room can help you settle in and feel more at ease. These five ideas can help you quickly settle in and enjoy your new home away from home, whether you prefer to snack on microwave popcorn, snuggle up in your robe, or watch your favourite shows. Now all you have to do is pick the ideal location and book your stay!