While getting your Airbnb ready for future guests, you should think about pleasant and practical accommodations for them. A simple one is a luggage rack (or luggage stand). It may seem like a minor thing, but the little things can make or break a trip, and be the difference between a four- or five-star review.
A luggage rack is a piece of furniture that holds a suitcase up off the floor for easy access. Most are small, unobtrusive, and easy to store, making them the perfect addition to any guest room. Suitcase stands allow your guests to comfortably access their luggage for unpacking.
The primary function of a luggage rack is organization. It helps clear clutter and keeps the room looking tidy. Foldable racks are easy to store for extra space, and many have canvas attachments to hold laundry or towels.
Another purpose they serve is to keep luggage safe from the spread of bedbugs. Even the cleanest rooms can house these pests, as they’re attracted to the oils left in linens and dirty laundry. Ensure your rack is not too low to the ground to avoid bugs and debris getting into luggage.
Finally, luggage racks can make a room more accessible for guests with mobility or coordination issues. By giving them a space to place their luggage that is comfortable to access, you will show them that you have put thought into every aspect of your Airbnb.
Consider what height you might need for both accessibility and safety. The overall width of the luggage rack also matters for the size of the luggage. While something that can hold a large suitcase might be nice, it also might be harder to store. Hotel luggage racks are often small to medium in size so they’ll easily fit into closets.
Larger luggage isn’t as common as it used to be, since most people travel light to avoid paying baggage fees. If your guests are only going to be staying a few days, a medium-sized luggage holder will probably be just fine for your needs.
Luggage racks are often made of wood or metal, with nylon straps or webbing to support the suitcase. Some racks have a polyester or canvas hamper attachment. Cloth straps make racks easy to clean and maintain, but if the quality of the materials is poor, using them to hold luggage can bend the frame or tear and fray the straps.
You should easily be able to find wooden luggage racks, stainless steel racks, or even plastic ones. Wood and stainless steel will hold up the best, but a plastic rack will likely be less expensive and potentially easier to store. It‘s up to you to determine which type of rack best fits your needs.
These cool steel frame racks are a great addition to a guest bedroom. They’re easy to assemble and fold up, making them no hassle to unpack or store. The nylon straps are wide for extra support with an x-frame in the legs to keep it sturdy.
A few features of the SONGMIC include:
These luggage racks stand at a convenient 22.6“ when unfolded and can hold 100lbs. The luggage brace is 27”L x 14.8“W. With two of these gorgeous luggage racks, you’ll have the perfect setup for a double room in your Airbnb.
Looking for style and function? The beautiful curvature of this luggage rack’s legs makes it stand out from the rest. It can seamlessly blend into any room’s style, yet maintains a unique curve. This stand measures a moderate 18“L x 20.45”W x 37.35“H when unfolded.
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Keep your Airbnb flexible! This foldable luggage stand can also be a side table if you lay a tray across the top. And of course, if you don’t have any luggage for this stand to hold, you can easily fold it away.
You can add a touch of class with this straight-leg luggage rack. Looking as though it belongs in a five-star hotel room, this rack has a shelf on the bottom that can be a shoe shelf or become extra storage space. The dark wood construction has a lovely polished finish to it, giving the rack a classic, sleek look.
The top shelf holds an impressive 150lbs, while the bottom shelf’s weight capacity is 50lbs. The whole rack measures 16″L x 26.75″W x 22.25″H making it more than suitable to support most types of luggage.
Some more great features of this rack include:
If you want to make your guests feel as though they’re staying in a luxury resort, this luggage rack will complete the illusion perfectly!
This rack features a wall-saver bar for utility and protection. The high back acts as a barrier or brace against the wall to help prevent damage. This extra stability is ideal if your guests bring pets with them. Wagging tails or curious paws could knock over the rack. But with it properly supported, that’ll be one less concern.
Standing at a near 30“ in height, this foldable luggage stand is the right choice for rooms with high beds. The brace is supported by strong 2”W woven straps that can hold 100lbs.
Key points on this choice include:
If you’re looking for extra protection for your Airbnb’s walls, you can’t go wrong with this luggage rack!
This luggage rack has a basket that can act as a small hamper for clothes or towels. The basket is removable and won’t become a hassle. When expanded, this rack sits at 18.66“L x 26.52”W x 20“H. The basket’s dimensions are 12.99”L x 22.83“W x 13.78”H, with a 15.75“W x 6.30”H opening for easy access.
If you don’t have guests staying very often, this would be a great choice for a kid’s room to help them stay tidy. For guests, it’s a nice addition for those that might accumulate extra laundry. The basket keeps the clothes, towels, or linens out of the way and in a single location, rather than spread across the room and potentially lost.
Key features include:
Guests will surely appreciate having the ability to separate their dirty clothes from their clean ones in their home away from home!
A little more compact than some of our other choices, this double shelf option from Winsome holds a total of 100lbs on its two shelves, with the top holding up to 75lbs. The bottom shelf can hold shoes or even a smaller carryon sized piece of luggage. The black straps blend in well with the rest of the wood, making this a discreet option for any room.
A few features of this luggage rack include:
With its easy maintenance and storage, this luggage rack would be the perfect addition to any Airbnb.
This rack is a smaller version of the previous Wooden Mallet luggage rack. It doesn’t have a wall-saver bar but still holds the same quality and guarantees. It’s lightweight, easy to fold or extend, and requires no assembly.
The solid oak frame is treated with care so it’ll last for several years, and its simple design lets it be used as an end table if needed. It measures 15.5″L x 23.75”W x 20”H when folded out, allowing it to support most medium-sized luggage.
Some extra features include:
Surblue’s organizer will be the envy of any dorm room. Made from waterproof Oxford fabric and available in a variety of colors and patterns, this unique accommodation can fit any room’s color scheme while increasing the quality of your guests’ stay in a simple way.
This organizer is perfect for an Airbnb room, as it has:
Luggage racks and stands offer a practical solution to assist your guests during their stay. Their luggage is safe and up off the ground for easier access and the accommodation doesn’t take up much extra space.
There are several kinds of luggage organization options, but suitcase racks fold out of the way and are easy to maintain. They’re a useful piece of furniture that any host should consider acquiring for their listings. You should find something that is the right height, fits well with the room decor and will meet the needs of your guests.
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