The 22 Guest Bathroom Essentials You Never Knew You Needed

We all know how much of a difference it makes to keep your bathroom fresh and clean. This is particularly crucial in the guest bathroom, not only because you want to make a stylish impression but also because it will make your friends and family feel at home. We can't think of many things worse than staying at a house with an understocked bathroom.

If you're planning on having some visitors over or you simply want to freshen up your space with more elevated items, consider our comprehensive shopping guide your solution to avoid any overlooked details. From the shower to the toilet and the sink, we've got you covered. Keep reading to make sure you have the basics that make life easier, and then shop the accessories for small and affordable but stylish tweaks that make a big impact.

Make sure there's always extra toilet paper within reach in case the roll runs out. This stand makes that possible while also exuding a polished flair. 

Don't forget to keep a toilet brush and/or plunger nearby in case of emergency.

A good host goes above and beyond to make their houseguests feel comfortable. This small detail will do just that. These post-poo drops are also kind of funny, given the seriousness of the packaging. 

Reading material for both style and entertainment. If you don't have room for a magazine rack or etagere, just place them on top of the toilet tank.

If you've ever gone over to someone's house without a wastebasket in the bathroom (yes, it happens), you know just how transformative this item is.

fragrance that keeps the bathroom smelling nice and fresh can make all the difference. This one is pretty, so it won't clash with your interiors. 

Place a slim container by the sink for toothbrush storage. 

Buy your liquid hand soap in bulk to save money and always have some ready when your guests arrive. 

Use a stylish soap pump to disguise the more affordable liquid soap in a prettier package. 

A sleek tissue box cover or makeshift dispenser will elevate the average drugstore purchase. 

Place a freshly laundered and folded bath towel on their pillow or at the end of their bed so they know which one they can use. 

A neutral bathmat right outside the shower or bath will keep their feet warm and absorb any puddles.

Opt for a stylish hand towel that's both useful and pretty. 

Since there isn't much surface area for anything that isn't purely functional in a bathroom, an area rug is a great way to warm up the space with a pop of color. 

Having ibuprofen, bandages, and other basic first-aid items will do wonders. Your guests will seriously appreciate it. 

A pretty vase full of fresh flowers will instantly beautify the bathroom. 

Since there isn't much room for décor in the bathroom, introduce some personal style with wall art

A full-length mirror on the back of the door will make getting dressed and living out of a suitcase a little less difficult.

It's always nice to keep an extra toothbrush in stock in case they forget their own. 

The same thing goes for toothpaste. We love Marvis's jasmine flavor. 

Make sure the shower is stocked with all the basic grooming products in case they didn't bring their own. This kit delivers everything in one place. 

Dress up some Q-tips and cotton balls in a little container. 

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