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The Ultimate Vacation Rental Inventory Checklist

Before you welcome guests to your beautiful vacation rental you have to do one thing! Go shopping! It’s essential to ensure your property is always well-stocked with all items and amenities for a comfortable stay. We have created the ultimate vacation rental inventory checklist that will come in handy if you want to manage your business more efficiently. In this checklist, we have divided the list into individual rooms. 

Vacation Rental Inventory Checklist

Room-by-Room checklists

Living room

While your guests probably won’t spend much time in the living room, considering that Whistler is packed with outdoor adventures, you still should make sure that you have all of these items available: 

  • Comfortable sofa that preferably converts to folded-out bed
  • Side or coffee table
  • Good lightning
  • Smart TV
  • High speed WIFI
  • Books
  • Games 

Kitchen

​​A fully stocked kitchen is one of the biggest advantages that vacation homes have over hotel rooms. Many people prefer to prepare their own meals so make sure your kitchen is ready for whatever your guests want to cook up. 

Vacation Rental Inventory Checklist
  • Dinnerware & Utensils (including kid-friendly) 
  • Cups and glassware 
  • Kettle and coffee machine & grinder
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Cookware including pots and pans
  • Baking dish
  • Cooking utensils 
  • Sharp knives 
  • Cutting board
  • Garbage can and trash bags
  • Paper & kitchen towels
  • Cleaning products
  • Dishwashing soap and sponge
  • Seasonings and condiments
  • Tea and coffee
  • Plastic wrap, Aluminum foil

Dining room

The dining table is the place where families and friends enjoy getting together for meals while on vacation. Here’s what to have in place for them to dine happily:

  • Dining table (preferably expandable)
  • Plenty of seating 
  • Sufficient lighting
  • High chair for kids

Bedroom

A bedroom is the most important room from the vacation rental property. If you want to create comfortable space where guests relax and recuperate after a day of activities, you shouldn’t forget about: 

Vacation Rental Inventory Checklist
  • High-quality mattress and 2 pillows per person
  • Soft bed linens
  • Extra blankets
  • Thick curtains or window covers
  • Lamps and nightstands
  • Fan or Air Conditioning
  • Outlet near the bed
  • Smoke detector
  • Clothing hangers
  • Iron & board
  • Earplugs
  • Crib 

Bathroom

First thing first, the bathroom must be sparkling clean! Secondly, set up your bathroom for success with the essentials that guests expect: 

  • Hand, body and face towels (for each guest)
  • Toilet paper (plus extra rolls)
  • Hand soap
  • Bath soap 
  • Shampoo and conditioner
  • Body Lotion 
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Single-use makeup remover wipes
  • Cotton swabs and pads
  • Small garbage can and trash bags
  • Hair dryer
  • First aid kit 

Even the most experienced owners will agree that it’s exhausting to keep track of every item on your property if you don’t have a system. So, if you’re wondering what the best way to guarantee a smooth guest turnover is, reach out to our team!