We’ve heard of Smartphones, smart watches… but have you heard of a smart hotel?

Yotel is another hotel to join the smart hotel scene in Singapore. With 6 locations across Europe and USA, this London-based hotel chain will be opening in Singapore very soon – first, at Orchard Road this year, and then at Jewel Changi Airport in 2018.

Recognisable by its signature futuristic purple lighting, Yotel is a micro-hotel inspired by first class travel. That is, the rooms – or ‘cabins’, as they call it at Yotel – contain elements reminiscent of a first class suite on an airline. If you’ve never flown first class, staying in one of these cabins will give you a glimpse of the experience, minus the hefty price tag.

What’s Smart About This Hotel

1. Smart Check-in

How do you make a hotel smart?

For starters, you automate certain processes.

Smart Check-in at Yotel New York (Image Credit: Yotel)

Checking in at this hotel is fuss-free – and people-free. All you have to do is check in at one of their check-in kiosks. You can even use their mobile concierge app ‘SHAGGY’ for easy self check-in!

That said, don’t worry about getting no service during your stay at Yotel. With 24/7 mission control (i.e reception desk), there will always be a team on standby to assist you with whatever you need.

2. Smart Beds

Smart beds are another big part of Yotel’s charm.

Image Credit: Yotel

A bed that transforms, these adjustable beds provide comfortable and variable postures, whether you’re in the mood to read, work, or just watch TV.

With a Serta mattress designed exclusively to work with Yotel’s automated ‘gliding’ bed mechanism, the SmartBed can go from a flat bed to a sofa with the mere touch of a button!

3. Super Fast Wifi

What’s a smart hotel without amazing wifi? Yotel promises “Free Super Fast Wifi”, so you’ll have no problem getting wifi on all your devices, whether you’re in your cabin, chilling at the pool deck/terrace, or are at any public space within Yotel’s premises.

Aside from the smart features, Yotel also boasts a fully equipped gym that’s open 24/7, and a pool deck and terrace for you to chill at!

Cabins At Yotel

Premium Queen

Planning a staycay with your beau? Take your pick between the Premium Queen, Premium Queen View, and Premium Queen View Deck.

The three are similar, coming equipped with a queen sized SmartBed, a Technowall with mood lighting and a 40” HD smart TV, a Rain shower, as well as all your other standard hotel amenities.

The main difference between the 3 is that the Premium Queen View Deck comes with both stunning views and a nice balcony, the Premium Queen View comes with a view, and the Premium Queen comes with neither, being the most basic of the three.

Premium Queen View Deck (Image Credit: Yotel)

Premium Queen With Bunk

Travelling with a child in tow, or got a third-wheeler among you? Opt for the Premium Queen with Bunk, which comes with a queen sized bed and an additional bunk bed.

Once again, there is the option to go with a room with a view or a room without one. The amenities are essentially the same as the other Premium Queen rooms, with the exception of the extra bunk bed.

Premium Queen View With Bunk (Image Credit: Yotel)

King Deck

Got a party of three but want to live like kings and queens? This room will be perfect for your needs.

It comes with a king sized bed, unbeatable views of the city, a balcony, and all the other stuff you get in the previous rooms, including a Technowall with mood lighting and a 40” HD smart TV, and a Rain shower.

King Deck (Image Credit: Yotel)

VIP View Suite

And finally, the best for the last.

VIP View Suite (Image Credit: Yotel)

Situated on the top floor, the VIP Suite is the most luxurious cabin at Yotel. Suitable for a party of 4, aside from the features you’ll find in all the previous rooms, a sick view and a balcony, you get a kitchenette, a dining room, a living room, an extra large bathroom, a king sized bed and a queen sofa bed, and 2 smart TVs – one 40″ and one 55″.

Talk about living large!

Be sure to keep a lookout for Yotel! Opening soon, this is another place to keep in mind for your next staycay.

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(Header Image Source: Yotel)

 
 
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