Japan hotel robot

A hotel in Japan is planning to hire ten robots later this year.

Henn-na Hotel, located in Dutch-styled theme park Huis Ten Bosch, will be completely run by ‘actroids,’ as named by the manufacturers, that will greet humans, transfer their luggage and tidy their rooms.

The actroids will be able to establish eye contact and respond to body language; three of them will also be multilingual.

The hotel will have 72 rooms for its scheduled opening on July 17 but there are plans for an additional 72-room building to open in 2016. Prices are reasonable by Japanese standards, with a single room costing £40 and a twin room costing £50.

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