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National Average Vacation Rental Cleaning Costs 2-Bedroom Q1 2021

April 28, 2021

Data collected from over 100,000 completed projects on TurnoverBnB from January 1-March 31, 2021.

We previously reviewed the latest national report for one-bedroom vacation rental cleaning costs in the first quarter of 2021. Now, let’s take a look at the national statistics for a two-bedroom property.

Q1 2021 Cleaning Costs

The infographic below is compiled based on data collected from over 100,000 completed projects on the TurnoverBnB vacation rental cleaning platform from January 1-March 31, 2021.

National 2-bedroom cleaning costs for vacation rentals Q1 2021

National Average

The average vacation rental cleaning cost for a two-bedroom property nationwide in the first quarter of 2021 was $68.45. This price saw a decrease of nearly two percent compared to last quarter’s average.

Three-bedroom properties also decreased over last quarter, down over three percent with an average of $97.05 per cleaning. One-bedroom cleaning costs, on the other hand, increased slightly to $51.57 per unit.

Remember, with changes in national averages, your cleaning costs may need to be adjusted. This will help you stay competitive in your local market. Be sure to review your statewide data when available to help you get a more accurate estimate.

States with Highest and Lowest Vacation Rental Cleaning Costs

Next, let’s review the latest TurnoverBnB data revealing the states with the highest and lowest average cleaning costs for a two-bedroom property.

Highest cleaning costs reported

1. New Jersey – $115.00
2. Hawaii – $114.38
3. California – $90.85

Lowest cleaning costs reported

1. Oklahoma – $46.27
2. Wisconsin – $49.62
3. Kentucky – $50.34

Historical Average

Now, let’s review the historical averages. As the infographic suggests, cleaning costs as a whole remained fairly constant throughout 2020 and into 2021. The historical average for two-bedroom properties hovered around $65-$68 per cleaning.

New Jersey once again tops the list for the highest cleaning costs reported for one- and two-bedroom properties. Oklahoma saw the lowest cost at $46.27.

Watch for our next report to show the data collected for three-bedroom properties.


In conclusion, despite the Covid-19 pandemic, vacation rentals saw an increase in bookings over the holiday season. This resulted in a slight increase in cleaning costs from November 2020 to January 2021.

As April now comes to a close, we look forward to seeing more increased bookings nationwide as travelers begin to prepare for the summer season.

Interested to learn more? Follow TurnoverBnB on social media to see updated statewide cleaning costs and other vacation rental tips and trends to keep you up-to-date.

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