The Hotel Sheet Blog

Sheets that stay cool

Sheets that stay cool

If you spend the night tossing and turning because of heat, you're not alone. Sheets are the base layer and depending on how they're made, greatly affect heat.
The truth about Egyptian cotton

The truth about Egyptian cotton

Egyptian cotton has a reputation for being the best. But in the quest to sell the best, some retailers are facing lawsuits over the authenticity of their Egyptian cotton sheets. New DNA testing is lifting the lid on the fake Egyptian cotton problem.
The Truth Behind 1000 Thread Count Sheets

The Truth Behind 1000 Thread Count Sheets

We all assume that a higher thread count means better quality but the vast majority of high thread count sheets don't use the best cotton. When starting in 2010, we were in for a surprise.
Cotton quality, how can you tell what you're buying?

Cotton quality, how can you tell what you're buying?

After a competitor kinda copied our quality page, we tested their sheets and expected to catch them telling porkies. But what we found surprised us so much, it changed our view of sheet quality.
What is OEKO-TEX Certification?

What is OEKO-TEX Certification?

Think those certified organic cotton sheets were manufactured to the same ecological standards? OEKO-TEX ensures textile manufacturing is free from known harmful substances. Here's how it works and what to look for.
Sateen vs Percale, hot vs cool sheets

Sateen vs Percale, hot vs cool sheets

Weaves affect the feel and temperature of sheets, and everyone has a preference. While many believe sateen is best because higher thread counts can be achieved, one weave is not necessarily better than the other. In reality, it comes down to feel, temperature and personal preference.
It's all about the cotton

It's all about the cotton

With many ways to manufacture and market bedding, it can be difficult to understand what you're buying. Luckily, it's all about the cotton so here's what to look for.
To iron, or not to iron? That is the question!

To iron, or not to iron? That is the question!

Do you love the feeling of hotel sheets? Make it easy on yourself but still get that beautiful crisp feeling when hopping into bed.
What are half sets?

What are half sets?

Popular in Europe and the US, half sets consist of a fitted bottom and two pillowcases. But should you consider a set? We think so, and here's why.
Portuguese French Toast Recipe

Portuguese French Toast Recipe

Yummier than French Toast, and easy enough for the whole family to help make, it's the perfect breakfast or brunch treat.
Change of seasons got you hot and cold?

Change of seasons got you hot and cold?

Often considered the poor cousin of duvets, the humble bedspread is very practical during the change of seasons. But there are other benefits too.
Care instructions for sheets and bed linens

Care instructions for sheets and bed linens

At The Hotel Sheet, we source the very best raw materials. These care instructions will help ensure your bed linens feel amazing for years to come.

DISCLOSURE: We aren't trained textile experts. All opinions are our own and are based on a decade's experience sleep testing, wash testing and lab testing bedding, as well as working with textile experts and high-quality European manufacturers. If you spot mistakes or incorrect information, let us know, we're always learning.