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Setting Up Uniform issue policy for hotel staffs

  • The housekeeping department will provide every employee with three (3) sets of uniforms according to her/his position for a period of 2 years. 

  • In case of suits and uniform for fine dining restaurant only 2 sets will be issued or it may be stated that front of house employees will receive 2 sets while back of house employees will receive 3 sets.

  • In case of footwear only safety shoes will be issued to the kitchen and engineering employees by the housekeeping department.

  • The uniform worn by the employee must be clean and properly ironed. Stains, holes, odors or other signs of wear and tear are not acceptable.

  • Uniform exchange will be done on a 1:1 basis i.e  a clean uniform will be given in exchange for a  soiled one.

  • At the beginning of each shift, she/he will pick up a clean uniform from the linen room by giving the soiled uniform.

  • If the received uniform is not up to the above mentioned standards, the uniform must be exchanged for a clean one .

  • At the end of each shift, she/he will return the uniform to the Linen room and exchange it for a clean one (morning and night shifts).

  • If the linen room is closed then the employee will keep the soiled uniform in the allotted locker and exchange it for a clean one the next day. 

  • No employee shall wear her/his uniform outside the hotel, unless on company business.

  • Utmost care of the uniform will be taken by the employee.

  • A regular update of the condition of uniforms is to be given by the housekeeping department to all departments in order to budget for new purchases.

  • Uniform must be complete and impeccable and  Name tags to be worn by all hotel staffs.

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Authored and managed by Augustine, a hotelier with over 20 years of experience in the industry. He has a 3-year diploma with 'honors' from the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute and a Bachelor of Computer Application - BCA Degree.