We’re all familiar with the exceptionally good night’s sleep you get at a luxury hotel. It’s not a coincidence that we sleep better in upscale environments. Often, it comes down to one thing above all else: the bedding.
If you’ve ever asked yourself, “What kind of sheets do 5 star hotels use?” you’ve come to the right place. It IS possible to achieve hotel-quality sleep in the comfort of your own home. And it starts with understanding the attributes of luxury bedding.
Here’s a closer look at everything you need to know about how high-end bedding can help you sleep better—wherever you are.
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What kind of sheets do 5-star hotels use?
Luxury hotels use cotton sheets, most often made with Egyptian cotton, with a thread count between 300 and 600, in either a percale or sateen weave.
What is Luxury Modern Bedding?
What makes the best luxury bedding? Answering this question is the key to getting the restorative sleep you crave. Here are some factors to consider when shopping for the most luxurious bedding.
There’s not one above-all-else choice when it comes to the best classic bedding. However, one fabric typically tops the list for hotels: Cotton.
Many hotels use variations of cotton thanks to its durability, breathability, and softness. It’s also hypoallergenic, meaning that it won’t irritate skin or cause allergic reactions.
Another benefit of cotton is that it’s machine washable. This means you get paramount ease alongside consummate comfort.
Some of the most luxurious cotton bedsheets include certified long-staple cotton, such as Egyptian cotton, Supima cotton, and Pima cotton.
Weave also factors into the feel of a sheet set. The "building blocks" of fabrics, weave refers to the technique by which fibers are interlaced together. Percale and sateen are two classic weave types found in luxury bedding. Percale is loved for its lightweight "crisp" feel while sateen is celebrated for its soft, smooth, and silky sheen.
It’s a common misconception that thread count is the end-all be-all when it comes to luxurious sheeting.
Thread count refers to the number of threads per square inch. While higher thread counts are often associated with softer sheets that wear better, the truth is that there are different ways to inflate thread count without improving the quality of the fabric. In fact, these methods can actually detract from the fabric’s quality.
So what should you be looking at instead of thread count? Long staple cotton, single-ply cotton, and weave type are all more reliable indicators of quality.
One additional thing to keep in mind? While we often think of luxury sheets when we think about bedding, the reality is that many other components contribute to the look and feel of luxury modern bedding.
In addition to luxury bedding, other components of a well-made, cozy, and inviting bed include duvet covers, coverlets, throw blankets, and pillows— all in a variety of textures and patterns.
Of course, factors like color also come into play. For example, white cotton bedding is one of the chicest choices for modern luxury bedding.
Classic Bedding in Luxury
How does hotel bedding manage to deliver such exquisite sleeping experiences despite the constant wear and tear? They embody “livable luxury.” This means that hotel bedding is not only high-quality, but it's also easy to care for.
That brings us to another benefit of cotton classic bedsheets: They can easily be stripped and tossed in the washer and dryer.
At Peacock Alley, we’re all about classic bedsheets for modern luxury. If you’re looking to stock up on bedsheets that fulfill the “livable luxury” aesthetic you know and love from hotel sheets, here are a few of our most popular classic bedding sets:
The White Bedding Collection
Is there anything more sophisticated and refined than an all-white bed?
In this chic collection, you’ll find cotton blankets, Egyptian cotton sheet sets, sateen sheet sets, down alternative pillows, percale sheet sets, textured coverlets, down alternative mattress toppers, waffle weave blankets, box spring covers, white goose down duvets, and more.
All in pristine white, as well as other neutral hues.
The Clara Sateen Sheet Set
Looking for the perfect cotton sheet set? Look no further than this 5-star favorite—a wonderful addition to any linen closet and one of our premier classic bedding sets?
A classic sheet set with remarkable durability, qualities of the Clara Sateen Sheet Set include:
• 100 percent long-staple cotton
• Buttery-soft 320 thread count sateen sheeting
• Meticulous classic hemstitching
• Online exclusivity!
The Down Alternative Duvet
Enjoy all the iconic coziness of down with none of the downsides. Leave it to Peacock Alley to innovate its own signature blend that feels just like the real thing.
Featuring 100 percent cotton with a 400 thread count sateen shell, this Dacron® down alternative duvet offers:
• The clustering, lofting, and decompression of genuine down
• Sublime softness
• Adjustable insulation
• Hypoallergenic properties
Why settle for anything less than the best when it comes to one of life’s most precious commodities: a good night’s sleep. High-quality bedsheets are about much more than thread count. No one does luxury modern bedding better than Peacock Alley.
Whether you opt for one of the three selections above or go with another option from Peacock Alley’s extensive selection of the finest cotton sheets, duvets, and other luxury bedding, a restful and luxurious night’s sleep is just a few clicks away.
To get hotel-quality sleep at home with modern luxury bedding, shop Peacock Alley today.