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Why Are Hotel Bedsheets Always White? Here’s The Reason Behind This

By: Shraman Jain

If you’ve ever been to a hotel you must have noted that bed sheets are mostly white in colour. Have you ever thought of the reason behind this?

Here, we are going to talk about the reasons behind this colour code: 

1. The important reason behind using the white bed sheet is that they don’t hide stains. A bed with the white sheet is also an alarm for the guests to be careful with their food and other stuffs. While playing, or while having food on bed, they'll automatically be careful, since it's white.

2. It’s easy to bleach white bed sheets compared to others which not just cleans them but also kills all the germs.

3. White colour sends peaceful vibes and makes the guests feel relaxed during their stay. It further helps them to keep the stress away.

Now, you might wonder, why coloured bedsheets were being used in hotels till 1990’s?

Actually, during those days, people believed that, coloured bedsheets would hide the stains and keep the guests happy, but later the designers of Westin Hotels did a research on what a luxury bed means for a guest. The research told them that white sheets will be a great and in fact best option for the hygiene of guests.

As they started using the white bed sheets, it soon became a trend.