5 Welcome Gift Ideas for Your Guests

One of the most exciting things about the Airbnb business is being able to personalize your approach to hospitality. When it comes to leaving a small welcome gift for your guests, not only does it surprise them, but it shows you’ve gone the extra mile to ensure their stay gets off to a great start. Listed below are some great ideas on how to welcome your guests and get you closer to those five-star reviews!


Fresh flowers are such a nice addition to add to your home for every guest that walks through the door. It brings a sense of freshness to your home, and of course you can’t beat the beautiful scent that radiates from them! Purchase from your local florist and leave them next to your welcome book for your guests’ arrival.

Cocktail Kit

What better way to welcome your guests than by providing a DIY cocktail kit for their arrival? This is a great way for guests to kick off their stay and craft a cocktail with all fresh ingredients right at their fingertips. If can’t make them yourself, online shops such as Esty or Pinterest are great options you can purchase from. If you are buying in bulk, you may be able to work out a deal as you promote their online shop. Ask around and see what you find!

Local Delicacies

A great way to welcome guests to your city is by having them try some of your favorite local delicacies that remind you of your home. Fresh fruits, cheeses, crackers, or chocolates are great snacks that can be left for guests to sample. If you’re feeling extra friendly, throw in a bottle of wine that pairs nicely with these treats. You can always buy this in bulk at your local Costco! If guests are coming off of a long road trip to get to your Airbnb, they are sure to appreciate this welcome gift!

S’mores Kit

Nothing says summer like a good old fashioned s’mores kit! Even if you don’t have a firepit at your property, guests can still roast marshmallows over the stove and enjoy this classic summertime treat. S’more kits are super easy to make and cost next to nothing, but the guest satisfaction from this will be worth a million bucks!

Toiletries Basket

Chances are, you already provide the basic toiletries for your guests, so why not turn it into a nice basket and make it look like you went above and beyond for your guests? Include basics such as your hand soaps, toothbrush, toothpaste, shampoo, conditioner, and lotion.

This a great branding opportunity for you to put a sticker logo of your brand on the shampoo/conditioner and lotion bottles. All you need to do is soak the bottles in hot water to remove the original label, dry the bottle and add your branded sticker! Just like that, your marketing technique has jumped a few notches.