On a bedside table, place a single flower bloom in a simple glass, a nice clock, and a selection of books suited to your guests' tastes.
Make up a double bed with four ample sleeping pillows -- two medium or firm, and two soft -- as well as two smaller pillows to prop up the head when reading.
Use cotton or linen sheets, starched and ironed for hotel crispness.
Provide both light and heavy blankets, as well as a lightweight throw for afternoon naps.
It should be inconspicuously placed, so that guests don't need to cross the busiest parts of the house to get to it; for privacy, it shouldn't be next to a child's room.
In a strange room, comfort and space are more soothing than a clutter of unfamiliar things.
Make sure there is adequate closet and drawer space.
"A mini-steamer can touch up clothing that was wrinkled in transit," she explains.
A potted plant brightens the room, and a small night table with drawers gives your guests a place to store personal belongings.
The mirror in this guest bedroom makes the room appear larger.
Done in restful blues and creamy whites, this guest bedroom from HGTV Home Furniture Collection offers guests lots of storage space for their clothes.
The travel trunk is a nice accent where you can store extra blankets for those chilly nights.
If you have room, a small sofa provides a place where your guests can put their feet up and read.