From robot attendants to iPad powered rooms, these are the most high-tech hotels in Asia right now.
With technological advances becoming standard within everyday life, it only makes sense that five star hotels adopt and incorporate high-tech innovation into service and amenities.
Guests are demanding more convenience, greater accessibility and design, and more gadgets. Tech-savvy traveller’s now look towards technology and innovation to successfully meet their travel needs.
Asia is home to some of the most modern and high-tech hotels in the world. Here are 5 High-tech hotels in Asia that are revolutionising hospitality experience.
Dream Audio Facilities: W Singapore Sentosa Cave
Located in a beautiful tropical escape, W Singapore is the spot for music lovers. Underwater speakers feature in the beautiful outdoor pool, the biggest in Singapore, and surround sound systems can be found in every room, including the bathrooms.
Its flagship Extreme WOW suite even has its own private DJ booth that’s sure to add entertainment to the stay. Impressive LED lighting pulses throughout the hotel, guest rooms and pool, providing a unique nightclub-esque atmosphere. Innovative mood themed, even scent-themed rooms are also available and are filled with chic décor and design.
Address: 21 Ocean Way, Singapore 098374
Robotic Staff: Pengheng Space Capsules Hotel
If stepping into a sci-fi film has been a lifelong dream, then look no further than Pengheng Space Capsules hotel. There’s no need to imagine what life would look like if it was run by robots because at this hotel, staff including the waiters, front desk attendants and doormen are all robots.
Arguably the city’s most high-tech hotel, each room is designed as a space capsule. These capsules include neon lighting, flat-screen TV’s and tablets in which orders can be placed and delivered by robot butlers. It doesn’t get more futuristic than this.
Address: HVF6+4QX, Xixiang Blvd, Bao An Qu, Shen Zhen Shi, Guang Dong Sheng, China, 518102
Robotic Staff, Facial Recognition and Bost Temperature Control Readers: The Henn na Japan
Also known as “Weird Hotel”, The Henn na relies heavily on robotics for efficiency to optimise guest’s experience. Novelty is also added into the experience with both human like and dinosaur robots that check in guests.
These robots are even capable of basic conversation in both English and Japanese. The Japanese-inspired rooms means design is minimal however all rooms do include a small high-tech robotic personal assistant that provides guests with dining and entertainment recommendations.
Further tech features include the ‘Radiant Panel’ air conditioning system that adjusts room temperature according to your body heat and an innovative facial recognition system that unlocks room doors so safety and privacy are not an issue.
Address: 2 Chome-2-1 Tsukiji, Chuo City, Tokyo 104-0045, Japan
Robots to Run your Bath, Smart Devices: Bangkok: Aloft Bangkok Sukhmuvit 11
This distinctively modern and fun hotel was designed with the tech-savvy traveller in mind. The hotel embodies an energetic and artistic vibe and being walking distance from all local attractions, there is a strong social scene.
Beyond design, Aloft Bangkok offers voice-activated rooms that help in setting alarms and running baths and 24-hour robotic butlers.
Notably, this property has 49 ‘Touch Rooms’ equipped with ‘FINGI’, a personal smart mobile device that doubles as a room key and is connected to all hotel amenities. ‘FINGI’ can be used to manage and customise on- property hotel experiences as well as connecting guests to off- property sights, bars and attractions. Of course, the device also controls all electrical systems in the room providing convenience, ease and comfort.
Address: 35 Sukhumvit 11 Alley, Klongtoey-nua, Khet Watthana, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10110, Thailand
Rooms with Sensory Controls: The Upper House Hong Kong
This sleek and elegant hotel subtly incorporates technology to enrich guest experience. Rooms feature automatic curtains and all rooms also feature motions sensors.
These sensors essentially replace “do not disturb” signs by keeping track of visitor activity within the room, meaning housekeeping teams need not worry about intruding on guests. The hotel also caters to guests preferred mode of communication, connecting with guests via email, WeChat or WhatsApp.
Address: 88 Queensway, Admiralty, Hong Kong