The Ultimate AirBnB Cleaning Checklist

The Ultimate AirBnB Cleaning Checklist: A comprehensive guide to ensure every nook and cranny of your AirBnB is spotless before guests arrive.

Maintaining a spotless and welcoming AirBnB property requires a comprehensive cleaning checklist. Here’s the ultimate guide to making sure every nook and cranny is covered before welcoming new guests:

Entryway and common areas:

– Dust and wipe down surfaces, including tables, shelves and decorative items.

– Vacuum or sweep floors, paying attention to corners and edges.

– Clean mirrors and glass surfaces.

– Empty bins and replace liners.

– Check light bulbs and replace if necessary.

– Arrange furniture and cushions neatly.


– Change and wash all bedding, including sheets, pillowcases and duvet covers.

– Vacuum and disinfect mattresses.

– Dust all surfaces, including headboards, bedside tables and chests of drawers.

– Vacuum or sweep floors, including under beds.

– Empty and clean drawers as necessary.

– Check and replace hangers in wardrobes.


– Scrub and disinfect sinks, worktops and taps.

– Clean and disinfect toilets, including handles and seats.

– Wipe down mirrors and glass surfaces.

– Clean and disinfect showers and baths.

– Replace used towels with fresh ones.

– Empty and clean bathroom bins.

– Replenish toiletries such as soap, shampoo and toilet paper.


– Clean and disinfect countertops and backsplashes.

– Clean appliances including cooker, oven, microwave and fridge.

– Wash and sanitise sink and taps.

– Empty and clean the dishwasher, changing the detergent if necessary.

– Organise and wipe down cupboards and pantry shelves.

– Replace used tea towels and dishcloths.

– Empty and clean the kitchen bin.


– Dust and clean light fittings and ceiling fans.

– Vacuum or sweep and mop all floors, including corners.

– Check corners and ceilings for cobwebs.

– Clean windows and windowsills.

– Disinfect frequently touched surfaces such as doorknobs and switches.

– Check and replace batteries in smoke detectors.

– Make sure air purifiers and air conditioning filters are clean.

Final touches:

– Arrange fresh flowers or plants if desired.

– Lay out fresh towels and amenities.

– Adjust lighting to create a welcoming atmosphere.

– Open windows to ventilate the room.

By carefully following this comprehensive AirBnB cleaning checklist, you’ll ensure that your property is impeccably clean, inviting and ready to provide an exceptional experience for your guests.

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