When you think about your bed, most people think of sheets, pillows, the top of the bed, and other noticeable accessories like bed skirts or bed scarves. However, mattresses are the groundwork and foundation of the bed even though guests do not actually see it most of the time. It’s important to have a mattress that will make your guests feel comfortable while they sleep. Along with a proper diet and general fitness, proper sleep is an essential factor that contributes to good health for people, so having the right mattress is a must. There are a few different types of mattresses offered that are each suited to help people with specific sleeping patterns. These mattresses include Firm, Plush, and Euro Pillow Top. There is also a growing interest in Foam and Hybrid mattresses. This blog will help explain these different types of mattresses and other features that mattresses can offer.
Beds come in all shapes and sizes, but they all have the same job: giving you – and your guests – a good night’s sleep.
But beds can only truly be comfortable when they’re outfitted with the right bedding, as anyone who’s ever wrestled with a too-small sheet can tell you.
That’s why we’ve put together this guide to standard mattress sizes and standard sheet sizes. Read on to learn how to measure bedding and mattresses to ensure a comfortable rest for you and your guests.
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Your hotel might have a James Beard Award-winning chef working in its kitchen.
Guests might be able to look out on a gorgeous view that lets them see for miles.
You might employ the most responsive housekeepers and the city’s most knowledgeable concierge.
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Mattress care, especially cleaning them, is a critical part of business for hotels, inns, and B&Bs.
Think about all the wear and tear your own mattress goes through, and then multiply that by the number of people sleeping at your establishment on a given week.
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“If you ask me to recommend my favourite hotels in Saigon, Santa Barbara and Barcelona,” says Sarah Nicholson of the Australian travel website Escape, “I will rattle off three properties with great beds.”
These were all luxury properties with top-of-the-line amenities, but Nicholson hits on a very important point here: a hotel is only as good as its beds.
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Any decent hotel knows that mattresses aren’t forever. They need to be replaced on a consistent basis to offer guests a comfortable stay.
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Mattress shopping isn’t what it used to be. There was a time when choosing a mattress meant answering a simple question: soft or firm?
When it’s time for a mattress makeover, today’s innkeepers look for features like memory foam, pocketed coils and moisture wicking fabrics, all in the service of that vital factor of any customer’s stay: a good night’s rest.
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When you’ve been in business for more than 60 years, people come to you with questions.
For example: When would you suggest purchasing mattress toppers for our beds?
And the answer is that a mattress topper is something hotels, vacation rentals and bed & breakfast owners should consider if they’ve just bought a new mattress, or are trying to salvage an older one.
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Whether you are a homeowner, an innkeeper or a vacation property owner/manager, taking care of your mattress is key.
A mattress is typically an expensive purchase, which means you’ll want to take care of yours so it will last. It helps that most mattresses come with warranties. At InnStyle, we sell hospitality mattresses from Tempurpedic, Sealy and Stearns and Foster, which offer a 10-year limited warranty. We also sell CleanRest mattress encasements and protectors and they also offer a 10-year warranty on their products.
And while having a warranty is certainly helpful, it’s important to take steps to keep your mattresses clean and safe. Read on to explore our guide to mattress hygiene.
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