The coolest high-tech hotels in the world (20 Photos)
Aloft Cupertino, CA
Robotic butlers aptly named Botlr will bring you towels at the pool, deliver things to your room and stop by with snacks.
It takes the elevator to get to your room and calls your phone to alert you when it’s on its way. The room also comes equipped with an Apple TV.
The Yotel, NY
The Yotel also has a bot named Yobot, and this one will safely store your luggage in one of its 150 bins. You simply give Robot a pin number to get it back.
Other techie perks include checking in at an automated kiosk and even a motorized bed that can fold up to give you more floor space.
Hotel 1000, Seattle
This luxury hotel has a virtual golf course that lets you play at any of the 50 best courses in the world. An infrared tracking system and over 680 sensors track the velocity, spin and trajectory of the ball, giving you the feel of a real golf experience.
Also, there are sensors in the room that detect body heat so housekeeping knows when it shouldn’t come in. The smart climate control settings even adjusts the temperature for you over time, making the perfect conditions. Bonus: even the minibar alerts the front desk when it’s empty.
The W Singapore at Sentosa Cove
The swimming pool has underwater speakers so you can jam out while you swim, and the private cabana by the pool comes with a loaner iPad.
If you feel like splurging big time on the $8,600-a-night Extreme WOW Suite, it comes with a DJ booth.
The Weird Hotel, Japan
This place is partially run by robots, with an English-speaking dinosaur bot and the Japanese-speaking humanoid bot to check you in at the front desk.
There’s a robot concierge doll in each room to help guests figure out which events and restaurants are in the area.
Blow Up Hall 5050
There’s no reception in this hotel, guests simply find and unlock their doors using a digital key on an iPhone that the hotel provides.
The hotel also calls itself an “interactive work of art” due to its digital art installations around the hotel. Theres a giant one in the lobby that blows up images of guests using surveillance-style shots.
J House Greenwich, CT
This place has one of the most advanced toilets out there: the TOTO Neorest. It comes with a built in bidet, electric seat heating and an air purifier.
The rooms come with 2 55” mirror TVs, one in the bedroom and one in the bathroom. You also get an iPad that lets you control the temperature, room lighting and order room service.
Hub by Premier Inn Covent Garden Hotel, London
Using an app, you can control the room’s temperature, fan, lighting and TV, as well as turning on the ‘Do Not Disturb’ sign.
The app also uses virtual reality to give you information about restaurants and bars.
The Aria Resort and Casino, Las Vegas
Their smart rooms can detect when you enter and trigger things like automatically opening the curtains, playing music, turning on the TV and adjusting temperature.
They will also send you notifications about things like if a Black Jack table opens up while you’re in the vicinity.
Music lamps use Bluetooth to play music, and you can also charge your phone and make calls using the lamp. The bathrooms even have heated floors.
NH Hotel, Berlin
On a work trip? This hotel supports holographic technology, allowing someone to project a 3D image of themselves in the conference room. You can also create 3D projections of work presentations.
Via Business Insider