In a housekeeping cover letter, portray your skills in general cleaning and upkeeping of the assigned area through vacuuming, sweeping, mopping, stripping, scrubbing, waxing and polishing. Mention your ability to make use of different chemicals used in cleaning process, In addition, you must mention your enthusiasm to work in hospitality and customer service industry.

Keep in mind that your cover letter for housekeeping resume is an important tool in your job search. Hiring managers receive dozens of applications for a single housekeeping job opening, and they may spend less than 10 seconds on each job application. Your cover letter must be attractive enough to grab their interest and have to demand more than a passing glance. Prepare your cover letter so that it highlights your strengths and knowledge, your willingness to work effectively as a housekeeper and your dependability as an employee.


Housekeeping Cover Letter Example


656 Example Street
West Des Moines, IA 54555

August 11, 2013

Ms. Anna Smith
Senior Manager (Personnel)
Hampton Inn
54 New Port Drive
West Des Moines, IA 54587


Please accept the enclosed resume as an application for a Housekeeping Attendant position with Hampton Inn. My 3 years’ hands-on experience in cleaning, dedication to provide exceptional guest service coupled with a positive attitude and a great sense of humor makes me a perfect contender for this position.

As you will note in the enclosed resume, I am expert in providing superior cleaning services and able to ensure guests are treated with good manners. I am a demonstrated team player to ensure smooth cleaning operations. In addition, I have extensive knowledge of operating commercial laundry and cleaning equipment and different chemicals for cleaning.

As an experienced and dedicated housekeeper, I would like the opportunity to further discuss my housekeeping skills with you in an interview scheduled at your convenience. I will call you in next few days to inquire about whether you need additional information. In the mean time, I can be reached at [Your Contact #].

Thank you for your time and considering me for housekeeping position.


Truly yours,

Kate Wilson

Enc. Resume