January 29, 2024

Innovative and Creative Ways to Style Your Holiday Rental

January 29, 2024
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Innovative and Creative Ways to Style Your Holiday Rental

Raul Tomescu
CEO & Founder


To stand out from the crowd and increase the number of your guests and reservations, you need the right furnishings for your holiday home. Many people make the mistake of putting the minimum focus on this, which does not lead to any results. Yet you have to accept the fact that furnishing your holiday home is a priority.

To do this, we have compiled the most important steps for you in the following article, which will help you to be unique and provide an excellent experience for your guests.

Creating a Stylish Bedroom: Practical Tips for Interior Design

Decorating a bedroom can be an exciting and challenging task. To create a unique style, it's worth considering the colors, furniture layout and choice of accessories. Below are some practical tips to help you find inspiration.

Bedroom in a holiday home.

Cozy Lighting and a Unique, Stylish Design

It's important that when decorating your bedroom, you choose lighting that is pleasant for your guests, these should be soft lights rather than ones that have a very very bright light. This will make the bedroom ideal for rest and relaxation.

✅ Soft lights,

❌ Avoid bright lights.

Choosing a Color Palette and Green Plants

It is very important to create a good colour combination. Choosing the right colour palette will result in a pleasant and harmonious bedroom, which will also make for a pleasant stay for your guests. If the bedroom is made up of light colors, it is recommended to include green plants as well. It is also recommended to avoid excessive bright or vibrant colors.

✅ Right colour palette,

❌ Avoid excessive bright or vibrant colors.

Efficient Storage Solutions and Practical Arrangements

The next very important factor is the choice of bedroom furniture and storage. It is recommended to choose furniture that is comfortable, has a large capacity, is durable and of high quality. This will save you money over the long term.

✅ High quality furniture,

❌ Avoid second-hand furniture.

Creating Your Kitchen's Unique Style

When designing a kitchen, the most important aspect is to choose equipment that is easy to clean and easy for guests to use. Remember, less is always more! Focus on comfort and functional kitchen appliances. Avoid cheap and poor quality materials and overcrowding.

✅ Focus on quality,

❌ Avoid overcrowding.

Kitchen of a holiday home.

Designing the Living Room

Your guests probably won't spend most of their time in the living room, but it's worth making sure it's comfortable. As I mentioned above with the bedroom, it's also very important to make sure that you choose:

✅ Proper choice of colors,

✅ Comfortable furnishings,

✅ Right lighting,

✅ Other accessories to create the right atmosphere.

Living room of a holiday home.

Bathroom Design Essentials

I think we can all agree that the bathroom also plays an important role when it comes to the choices made by guests. Of course, there are some accommodation providers who try to make the bathroom less expensive, but that may not be the best choice.

Essential Furnishings

Although you may want to save money, you'll also need to buy essential accessories and furniture. It is recommended that you choose furniture and decoration that will keep your guests satisfied. In addition, you can plan extras into the bathroom design, but only after you have the basic elements.

✅ Focus on essential furnishings and accessories,

❌ The extra is optional.

Bathroom of a holiday home.

The Outside is More Important Than You Think!

Now that we've covered the tips and advice for indoor installations, let's move on to outdoor decoration. During the summer months this is something to focus on and investment is recommended to increase the value of your property.

The garden is one part of a holiday home that guests tend to love and use, especially in the summer. Where possible, get additional supplies such as comfortable outdoor furniture, chairs, an outdoor barbecue and cozy lighting.

Cozy terrace of a holiday home.

Extra 7 Tips for Furnishing Your Vacation Home

In addition to the above, here are 7 extra tips to help you decorate and design your holiday home.

Calculate Furnishing Costs 🏡

Before starting the furnishing process, carefully calculate the costs involved. Factors such as location, brand, condition, and inventory can significantly impact expenses. Be mindful of your budget and explore cost-effective options without compromising quality.

Budget Planning 🏡

Precise budget planning is very important to avoid unplanned losses. Allocate your budget based on your furnishing needs. Whether you're replacing a few pieces or starting from scratch, realistic budget limits will guide your spending.

Invest for Airbnb Excellence 🏡

To achieve Airbnb Plus or Superhost status, invest in quality furnishings that create a sense of luxury. Strive for a level of quality comparable to your competitors.

Understand Your Target Audience 🏡

Identify your target audience early in the process to guide your furnishing decisions. Tailor your choices to suit the needs and preferences of your guests. Consider factors like family-friendliness or creating a romantic retreat for couples, ensuring your furnishings align with your target group.

Romantic bedroom of a holiday home.

Seek Inspiration Online 🏡

Utilize online platforms like Instagram and Pinterest to find inspiration for your holiday apartment's interior design. Follow decor stores, interior design magazines, and design studios on social media to gather ideas. Creating mood boards can help in visualizing and planning your decor concept.

Define Your Style 🏡

Establish the personality of your vacation rental by defining your style. Consider your taste, property location, and budget when choosing a theme. Opt for neutral color schemes, incorporate elements of the region, and maintain a balance to appeal to a broad range of guests.

Prioritize High-Quality Furniture 🏡

Recognize that furniture in a holiday home may wear out more quickly due to frequent guests. Invest in practical and durable furniture, especially for larger pieces prone to accidental damage. Consider energy-efficient lighting solutions like LED bulbs for sustainability.


Designing and furnishing a holiday home is one of the most exciting parts of the hospitality industry, but if you think you're not so good at designing, you can always ask a professional, such as an interior designer, for help. You can use the tips above to help you decorate, and if you pay attention to the ideas, you as the host and your guests will be completely satisfied.

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