Housekeeper Interview Questions in United States

When hiring a housekeeper, a company or private individual will ask questions about your time management skills and your ability to keep the premise tidy and clean. Employers also look for an employee who can multitask, is loyal and trustworthy, and has good listening skills.

1,370 Housekeeper interview questions shared by candidates

Top Housekeeper Interview Questions & How to Answer

Here are three top housekeeper interview questions and how to answer them:

Question #1: Why are you interested in becoming a housekeeper?

How to answer: A housekeeper performs many of the same duties as a maid, such as light cleaning, but they also manage the cleaning staff, and in private homes, may help take care of children and pets. Answer with statements such as paying attention to detail, are proud to keep a room or home looking clean, and are responsible in looking after the home.

Question #2: Are you able to multitask while staying efficient in your housekeeping duties?

How to answer: An employer is looking to see if you can perform your duties as a housekeeper in a timely manner while making sure all tasks are carried out efficiently. Answer that you're organized, have a routine, and give an example of how you can handle multiple tasks at once.

Question #3: How do you make sure a customer is satisfied?

How to answer: In this question, the employer is looking for how you handle constructive criticism and how you adapt to changes in the workplace. Mention that you listen to what the client wants, adhere to their needs and rules, and that you're a quick learner.

Top Interview Questions

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Wyndham Destinations
Housekeeper was asked...June 3, 2014

How many rooms at your old job did you clean.

3 Answers

15 in 4hrs

30 rooms

Around 1 every half hour

IHG Hotels and Resorts

How much housekeeping experience do I have?

1 Answers

1 year.


Can you work alone?

9 Answers

Yes, working alone I tend to get more done and constrate

Yes I can

Yes I can do it anytime soon

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Marriott International

Do you know how to clean?

6 Answers

I have been cleaning my whole life.

I understand,because it's my job day to day

It’s my job

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Have you worked in a hotel before?

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Holiday Inn Express

Why do you want to work for us, what made you want to apply?

5 Answers

Because I love organizing and cleaning. Housekeeping is in my bones at this point in my life. I’ve been housekeeping for about 15 years and I know that I would be great for the position. Less


4 years is work for Ramada hotel is driving laundry clean rooms

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Are you able to work weekends?

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Super 8

Do you think you will be able to do this with your back disablility?

4 Answers

Of course

Yes without a doubt

I would like to give it a try.

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Scandic Hotels

Do you have any experience in this field and do you think you can handle physical work with little break?

4 Answers

I have experience for this job and interested

I replied that I am able to conduct this kind of work and willing to try since I need student part-time job. Less


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American Cruise Lines

Will you be able to stand and work long hours.

4 Answers

Yes I’m very outstanding with that and love to work.

I am intreste d this job

I love make food

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