10 Things You Need to Make a Hotel Room Feel Homey

For extended stays, make a hotel room feel a little more like home with these easy tips.

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May 09, 2019

Photo By: Cassidy Garcia

Photo By: Cassidy Garcia

Photo By: Cassidy Garcia

Photo By: Cassidy Garcia

Photo By: Cassidy Garcia

Photo By: Cassidy Garcia

Photo By: Cassidy Garcia

Photo By: Cassidy Garcia

Photo By: Cassidy Garcia

Travel Diffuser with Your Favorite Oils

A diffuser can take a hotel room from an ordinary space to a relaxing getaway within minutes. Even if the bed isn't as comfy as yours at home, lavender essential oil can help you sleep with its calming and soothing effect.

Buy It: USB Diffuser, $23.99 on Amazon

Fresh Flowers or a Small Plant

Once you arrive at your destination, pick up a bouquet of flowers to instantly add color to your room. If you would rather opt for a small plant, select one that requires minimal care.

Nightlight for Bathroom

Hotel room lights can be harsh and too bright to leave on at night. For the optimal amount of light, bring a night light to leave on in the bathroom.

Buy It: Himalayan Salt Night Light, $15.99 on Amazon

Soft Slippers

The carpet is likely one of the dirtiest things in your room. By bringing a pair of slippers, your feet will stay cozy and warm and also free from the dirt that may be hiding on the floor.

Special Pillowcase

Bring your own pillowcase to have a piece of your own bed in your hotel. If you'd rather buy a new one, opt for a silk pillowcase — it can be beneficial for your skin and hair.

Buy It: Silk Pillowcase, $19.99 on Amazon


Living out of your suitcase may be ideal for short trips, but unpacking will allow for wrinkles to fall out of your clothes. Plus, you can get your suitcase out of the way.

Upbeat Playlist

Your favorite music can instantly put you in a feel-good mood and make a hotel room feel like your space.

Your Favorite Tea and Mug

The coffee and tea provided by the hotel are usually, uhm, less than great. With your favorite mug and a hot drink, you'll instantly cozy up in your new space.

Tabletop Fan for Sound and Comfortable Temperature

Hotel rooms usually do not have ceiling fans. To avoid a stuffy room, pack a mini fan for cool air and sound that can help you sleep.

Buy It: Mini Fan, $18.99 on Amazon

Your Own Shampoo and Soap

While some toiletries may be provided, having your personal favorites adds that extra element of comfort to a hotel room.

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