List of Guest room supplies

Housekeeping supplies and amenities for Guest includes all the items that are conducive to the guest material comfort and convenience.

The guest supply includes all items that are conducive to the guest’s material comfort and convenience. The supplies or amenities are subdivided into 1) Guest amenities, 2) Essentials, 3) Expendables and 4) Loan items.

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supplies placed in the guest room

Behind the Main Door:

  • A detailed fire exit plan map is affixed behind the door of all guest rooms.
  • DND – Do Not Disturb card which can be hung to the door handle.
  • ‘Make up my Room’ card.
  • ‘Pick up my Laundry’ card.
  • Room Service Breakfast Card which can be hooked on to the doorknob.
  • Some hotels also have a notice reminding them about the availability of safe deposit facilities with the front desk.
  • Notice the availability of the electronic safe in the guestroom.
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 Supplies on the Writing/Working Table:

  • Guest stationary folder with monogrammed note papers.
  • Postage or plain envelopes.
  • Courier envelopes.
  • Postcards with hotel pictures.
  • Telegraph forms (not used commonly now as telegraph technology is outdated and not available in many countries).
  • Guest Feedback Cards.
  • Folder with hotel rules and regulations.
  • A pen and a pencil with the hotel logo.
  • Telephone.
  •  Docking stations for electrical devices such as laptops, mobile, etc.
  • Tent card with instructions on how to connect to the hotel wifi network.
  • Tent cards/publicity cards giving information about speciality restaurants or SPA or Massage etc.
  • Tent cards about any special shows in the hotel are also placed on this desk.
  • A candle, a candle holder, and a matchbox are kept inside the writing desk drawer.
  • Small emergency led light or torch in case there is no candle.
  • The hotel brochure was kept inside the drawer.
  • Room’s rates for different kinds of rooms offered, in the frame or plastic holder behind every door.
  • Hotels brochure with the details of facilities and services, in a plastic holder behind the very door.
  • Dustbin next to the writing-table, on the floor.
  • Tea/Coffee coffee maker (kettle)
  • Teabags, coffee powder.
  • Sugar or sugar alternatives.
  • Ready to mix coffee late or chai latte. 
  • A tray of tea bags and sachets of coffee powder, milk powder, and sugar.
  • On the same tray a couple of cups, saucers, and spoons.
  • Complimentary drinking water.
  • LED desk or table lamp with multiple adjustment levels and light settings. 
  • A chair with a backrest placed in front of the writing-table.

Supplies placed on the Bedside Table:

  • The telephone with quick dial buttons.
  • Instruction for setting automated wakeup calls.
  • The service dictionary or tent card are placed on the bedside table.
  • A notepad and a pencil are placed beside the phone.
  • An ashtrays and a matchbox according to the room type and bedding type, Eg: twin rooms will have two ashtrays and matchbox, non-smoking rooms will not have ashtrays and matchbox.
  • A breakfast knob card is kept on the first shelf or in the drawer of the bedside table. (During evening service the same is ket on the pillow)
  • The local telephone directory is kept on the lowermost shelf on the bedside table.
  • A Bible, a Gita, or Quran may also be placed or similar holy books depending upon the countries in which the hotel is located.
  • The channel music panel may be affixed to the bedside table.
  • The DND – Do Not Disturb button, clean my room button, pick up laundry button, lighting controls, curtain controls, etc may be affixed to the bedside table panel.
  • Alarm clock with in-built radio.
  • Multi-pin plug point for laptop or mobile charging.
  • USB charging port for mobile, tablet charging.
  • TV, Set-Top Box, Home Theater, DVD player remote.
  • Room Service menu card inside the drawer.
  • The bedside lamp is placed on the bedside table, in case of twin room or two bedside tables available in the room then two bedside lamps may be placed.
  • A flask on the tray with two glasses may be kept beside the bed at the bedside table.
  • The master light switch to switch off all lights is also available in the bedside table panel.
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Supplies placed on the coffee table: 

  • The house magazine, Hotel Chain magazine or some tourist magazines.
  • A newspaper is also neatly arranged on the coffee table.
  • The room service menu is placed on the coffee table at some hotels.
  • An ashtray and matchbox for depending upon the room type (smoking rooms only).
  • Fruit basket with the paring knife.
  • Chocolates on a quarter plate wrapped in plastic film.
  • Cookies on a quarter plate wrapped in plastic film.
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Supplies placed in the Drawer and the Cupboard:

  • A sewing mending kit is placed in the drawer.
  • Laundry bag.
  • Laundry price list.
  • Laundry terms and conditions.
  • Iron and Foldable Ironing Board.
  • Shoe Shine.
  • Shoe Polish.
  • Shoe Shining Brush.
  • Digital Safe deposit locker.
  • Tent Card with the details of operating safe deposit locker. 
  • A few plastic utility bags may also be placed in the wardrobe for guests to keep their shoes or wet swimming suits in.
  • Free backpack or shopping bag with eco-friendly materials.
  • Cloth hangers are hung on hooks.
  • Hanging rod inside the cupboard.
  • Extra Pillow.
  • Bed Spread or Bed cover folded and kept in the drawer when not in use or evening service.
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Supplies Placed below the Luggage Rack:

  • The space below the luggage rack is usually meant for the guests to keep their shoes.
  • In-Room Slippers with hotel logo depending upon the room occupancy. (For single occupancy 1 pair is kept and for double 2 pairs)
  • Shoe mitt.
  • Shoeshine kit. 
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Supplies places at the dressing table:

  • Guest cosmetic kit, Nail Filer, Moisturizers, etc.
  • A small flower arrangement.
  • Drawers may contain an all-purpose kit, sewing kit, etc.
  • Combs or hairbrushes are also placed in the dressing table drawer.
  • An upholstered stool is placed under the dressing table and it can be pulled out as and when required.
  • A mirror is mounted on the wall with appropriate lighting facilities.
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Supplies on the Bed:

  • A mattress, mattress protector.
  • Bed sheets.
  • Bedspreads.
  • Night spread.
  • Pillows with pillowcases.
  • Blanket.
  • Bed Cover and lining.
  • A small gift box or a box of chocolates may be placed on the pillow as part of the turn-down or evening service.
  • For any special occasion like a wedding or honeymoon, the bed would be arranged with flowers, chocolate boxes, wine or champagne bottles, etc.
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Supplies on the Television Cabinet:

  • LCD or LED Television set.
  • Settop box for satellite channels.
  • Firestick or Comcast or Apple TV.
  • DVD or CD player.
  • Home Theater System.
  • Remote for all the infotainment systems.
  • Tablet or Ipad for the in-room app or hotel app along with the docking or charging point.
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Supplies inside the Mini Bar / Mini Fridge:

  • The Minibar may contain all or some of these items, depending on the type of hotel, the type of guestroom, as well as the profile of the guest eg: VIP, VVIP, etc.
  • The daily consumption from the mini bar is usually charged as per the pricing card kept near to the minibar.
  • For some guests, the use of a mini bar would be complimentary.
  • Some guests or companies may request the hotel to remove the minibar items or lock them. 
  • Different Types of chocolate eg: Mars, Toblerone, Galaxy, etc.
  • Mineral water bottles.
  • Pepsi, Coke, tonic waters.
  • Fruit juice.
  • Ice trays.
  • Some wafers such as Pringle, Cheez-It.
  • Energy Drinks like Redbull, Gatroid, etc.
  • Alcoholic beverages.
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Supplies in the Bathroom:

  • Full Lenth Mirror.
  • Vanity Mirror.
  • Bath Tub.
  • Shower Cubical.
  • Bath Mat.
  • Water Closet.
  • Tissue Roll.
  • Wash Basin.
  • Hot and Cold Running Water 24X7.
  • Bath Rob.
  • Weighing Machine.
  • Hooks for hanging Cloths.
  • Retractable clothes drying line or liner.
  • Shower Curtains.
  • Dustbin.
  • Sanitary Napkin cover and bin.
  • Wall Mounted Telephone with quick dial extension.
  • Shaving Mirror.
  • Gargle Glass.
  • In some hotels, there is also a bucket and mug placed inside the bathroom.
  • Hair Dryer or hair Blower.
  • Water bottle
  • Soaps, Shampoo, Moisturizers, Cologne, Shower gel, Shower Cap, Conditioners.
  • Aftershave Lotion.
  • Gargle Glasses.
  • Tissue Box.
  • Razor Blades or Shaving Kit.
  • Dental Kit.
  • Comb.
  • Ear Buds.
  • Cotton Swabs.
  • Face Towel.
  • Hand Towel.
  • Loofah Pad.
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