Top 10 of the World’s Best Hotel Checklists

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A hotel checklist is a tool used by the hospitality industry to inspect and improve the quality of hotel amenities and services. Perform daily inspections and keep hotel staff on track with the list of duties for each room and area of the establishment. Review if all procedures have been performed properly with the aid of a hotel checklist. Providing an excellent level of service with the aid of hotel checklists can increase customer loyalty, which also increases positive reviews and improves ratings.

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To run a hotel successfully means staying on top of all operations and ensuring that each procedure is completed and done according to standards. Help hotel staff complete their day to day tasks with the use of a checklist and perform regular inspections to identify service quality gaps. iAuditor the world’s #1 inspection app, can help hotel managers and staff ensure compliance on their operating procedures. With iAuditor you can:

  • Create mobile-ready hotel checklists
  • Complete digital hotel inspections online or offline
  • Take or attach photos of compliant and non-compliant items and be able to add annotations
  • Immediately assign corrective measures
  • Save time from report writing with the use of a mobile app that generates comprehensive reports as you finish an audit. Preview a sample report here.
  • Securely save reports in the cloud & easily share your reports across multiple members of your organization

We have compiled some of the world’s best hotel checklists to help improve the quality and service delivery of your hotel. These templates are 100% customizable and can be customized according to your hotel needs.

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Top 10 Hotel Checklists

1. Hotel Checklist

This comprehensive Hotel Checklist converted using iAuditor can be used to inspect the hotel staff and facilities. Perform an inspection and be able to attach photos and add notes. Make the most of this template by following the steps below:

  1. Assess if employees have undergone proper hotel training and if they are well groomed.
  2. Take or attach photos of the process
  3. Check if all hotel areas and facilities are clean, organized, and in good working condition
  4. Evaluate the guest rooms and check if the mattresses are still firm and if the bedspreads are free from rips and stains
  5. Assess how your staff handles issues or complaints
  6. Provide an overall rating and recommendations on areas for improvement
  7. Affix your digital signature to validate the inspection

2. Hotel Room Checklist

A hotel room checklist is used to maintain guest rooms and ensure that they are clean and damage-free. Use this checklist to check if items in each room are in good condition. Perform an inspection using this checklist before check-in and after guests check out to ensure that rooms follow hotel standards and provide guests a high level of service.

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3. Hotel Housekeeping Checklist

You can use this Hotel Housekeeping Checklist to evaluate if employees are wearing proper uniforms and practice good personal hygiene. Assess different areas of the hotel - reception, smoking area, public restrooms - and check if they’re clean, sanitized, and presentable. Use iAuditor to create notes, take photos, and provide recommendations for improvement. Capture photos of areas to be cleaned or items to be fixed and assign actions to appropriate team members.

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4. Hotel Kitchen Cleaning Checklist

A hotel room checklist is used to maintain guest rooms and ensure that they are clean and damage-free. Use this checklist to check if items in each room are in good condition. Perform an inspection using this checklist before check-in and after guests check out to ensure that rooms follow hotel standards and provide guests a high level of service.

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5. Hotel Bathroom Cleaning Checklist

Use this Hotel Bathroom Cleaning Checklist as your guide for proper hotel bathroom cleaning. Check if your staff follows standard cleaning procedures and inspect if there are items in bathrooms that need to be removed, items to spray and scrub, fixtures to wipe, and things to shine. Capture photos of dirty or defective items and assign actions to team members.

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6. Hotel Inventory Template

This Hotel Inventory Template is a powerful tool that can be used to create a complete list of hotel supplies, food stocks, and complimentary items. iAuditor can be used conveniently on your mobile, tablet, or iPad when you do your inventory. Record the quantity and net value of each item, capture photos of damaged supplies, and generate on-site report anytime.

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7. Hotel Survey Template

Use this Hotel Bathroom Cleaning Checklist as your guide for proper hotel bathroom cleaning. Check if your staff follows standard cleaning procedures and inspect if there are items in bathrooms that need to be removed, items to spray and scrub, fixtures to wipe, and things to shine. Capture photos of dirty or defective items and assign actions to team members.

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8. Hotel Maintenance Checklist

Maintaining an entire hotel and making sure that everything and everyone is in top condition can be a challenge. Conduct your regular inspections with this general Hotel Maintenance Checklist to help keep track of hotel safety and cleanliness. Select ✔ or ✖ when covering areas of deep cleaning, power washing, inventory, plumbing, electrical, fire protection, emergency, and security systems. You can take advantage of iAuditor’s scheduling feature to be reminded of scheduled inspections.

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9. Hotel Duty Manager Checklist

This comprehensive Hotel Duty Manager Checklist can be used by hotel managers or supervisors to evaluate if the hotel’s staff and amenities comply with hotel safety regulations and housekeeping standards. This checklist converted using iAuditor uses dynamic field feature which allows you to label or identify individual rooms and conduct inspections with specific recurring questions.

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10. Hotel Room Inspection Checklist

You can use this Hotel Room Inspection Checklist to thoroughly inspect guest rooms’ cleanliness and conditions. This checklist has a “Yes or No” format and it covers general guest room cleaning, maintenance issues, and hotel amenities. Use iAuditor the world’s #1 mobile inspection app to perform your inspections and generate reports on the spot even if it’s offline.


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