How many housekeeping staff at the hotel?

How to calculate the required no of staff in housekeeping?

Many things to consider –
Staff requirement differs for a business hotel, beach resort, economic hotel, spread out property, luxury hotel – in short, the size and facility of the property.

Yup, many things to consider….
1.The type of hotel
2.The location & landscaping of the hotel
3.The size of the hotel (in terms of number of rooms)

@Joao You have to consider the following also,
The occupancy rate of the hotel
Management needs
Company policies
Eg. If the management insist on 10 rooms for one staff for extra quality service, u may need more staff.

The quantity of work to be done
The quality of work expected, that is, the standards to be met
The time needed to do the work
The frequency of the work needs to be done
Eg. Cleaning glass for a beach resort needs dedicated staff and may need to clean several times in a day – if it’s windy or humid.

The time when the work area is available
You cannot schedule the cleaning of corridor during the morning hours, for a business hotel. So u may need a dedicated staff to be assigned at night – again it depends on the number of corridors
This is out of question for a spread out resort.
It’s a case to case difference in budgeting staff for housekeeping.

Thanks a lot, guys :+1:t2: :relieved:…. So in short many things

1.The type of hotel
2.The location & landscaping of the hotel
3.The size of the hotel (in terms of number of rooms)
4.The occupancy rate of the hotel
5.Management needs as per company policies
7.The quantity of work to be done
8.The quality of work expected, ie the property standards
9.The time needed to do the work
10.The frequency of the work
11.The time when the work area is available

can someone just tell on an average how many staff in general?

Executive housekeeper: 1 for a 300 room property
Assistant housekeepers: 2 (1 per morning and evening shift)
Floor supervisors: 1 per 60 rooms for the morning shift; 1 for the evening shift; 1 for the night shift.
Public area supervisors: 1 for each shift
Linen/uniform room supervisors: 1
Room attendants: 1 per 16 rooms for the morning shift; 1 per 30 rooms for the evening shift (if turn down service is provided)
Linen and uniform room attendants: 2
Housemen: depends on the size of public areas and functions expected, but on average, 1 per 60 rooms
Desk attendants: 1 per shift
Tailors/upholsterers: 2 (may differ depending on the size of the hotel)
Horticulturist: 1
Head gardeners: 1 per 20 horticulturists
Gardeners: 1 per 4500 sq. ft of landscaped area

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