Apartments come in all shapes and sizes, and often, without a guest suite. With the holidays fast approaching, it's time to get about how to accommodate your guests when they visit despite a lack of square footage.
Luckily, there are several affordable—and storage-friendly—ways to set up a guest bedroom in your home—no door or en suite bathroom necessary. To prove our point, we rounded up a few of our favorite houseguest essentials (a couple of which are currently marked down) on Amazon. From spare sheets to a stellar blow up mattress, here are few ways to create a guest room at home for the holidays.
Etekcity Upgraded Air Mattress Blow UpElevated Raised Bed Inflatable Airbed with Built-in Electric Pump, $99.99: Who wants a measly guest bedroom when you can design your very own guest living room suite? Super soft and durable, this 22-inch tall blow-up mattress inflates in less than five minutes, and folds up nicely for easy storage, so you can accommodate your house guests on the fly, without sacrificing any living space during waking hours.
California Design Den 400 Thread Count 100% Cotton Sheet Set, $40.99: A quality set of spare sheets are a must-have for overnight visitors. Currently on sale, this silky set of 100% cotton sheets boasts a 400 thread count and a sateen weave—so your guests can sleep like babies while they're under your roof.
Equinox Comforter White Alternative GooseDown Duvet (Queen), $25.39: A brushed down-alternative duvet for $25 is the stuff of legend. This hypoallergenic comforter is so fluffy and lightweight, you're guests will forget that they're sleeping on the floor.
LANGRIA Down Alternative Bed Pillows Queen, $29.99: A good pillow makes a big difference when it comes to keeping your guests comfortable. Invest in a pair of these plush down-proof wonders to replace those sad hand-me-down pancakes you were previously working with. Your aunt/parents/friend will thank you.
Utopia Towels Premium 8 Piece Towel Set (Gray), $22.94: Every good hostess knows that a spare set of towels is an essential. This plentiful set (i.e. 2 bath, 2 hand towels, and 4 washcloths) looks and feels super luxe, but won't set you back more than 25 bucks.
Aromatherapy Essential Oil Diffuser, $25.99: Looking for an affordable way to go above and beyond for your visitors? These ultrasonic humidifiers are whisper-quiet and surprisingly stylish, and will help both you and your guests breathe easy during their stay.