The hotel opened 72 rooms end of 2015, and will open another 72-room in 2016.
Here human jobs as check-in staff, porters and concierge have been usurped by robots.
These “actroïdes” female developed by Kokoro Robotics Company and Osaka University, breathe, blink, and more importantly, can speak four languages. They can open doors, carry your bags, clean and even have a smart conversation.
The rooms are accessible by facial recognition technology and guests can request room service from a tablet.
Light turns off automatically when no one is in the room, and every room feature a cutting-edge “radiant panel” air conditioning system. TV is watchable only from a tablet.
To get a room, during periods of heavy dating, customers will have to participate in auctions.
Rooms are available from about 60 USD