How long does it take for someone to clean a hotel room? The average hotel housekeeping worker is required to check and/or clean between 12 and 20 rooms in an eight-hour shift. That allows for only 20 to 30 minutes for room at best, since time to restock the cart and traveling between floors must be considered as well as breaks in the hotel housekeeper’s shift.
How many rooms does a hotel housekeeper clean per day? On average, housekeepers clean 13 to 15 rooms a day, but it can be as high as 30 at some hotels. And they’re expected to clean them all in one eight-hour shift. So, even if you do put your “Do Not Disturb” sign out, sometimes they still have to knock.
What is the fastest way to clean a hotel room?
- First things first: Open room windows, if applicable.
- Next, clear out the clutter.
- Clean bedroom areas first.
- Give cleaning products time to work.
- ALWAYS sweep or vacuum before mopping.
- Use a toothbrush to get into nooks and crannies.
- Keep everything for cleaning in a cart.
Is hotel housekeeping hard? Housekeeping is a physically demanding and very tiring job. It can be classified as “moderately heavy” to “heavy” work because the energy required is approximately 4 kilocalories per minute (4kcal/min).