A new Japanese hotel in Nagasaki seems more like Jurassic Park than home away from home.
At Henn-na Hotel, a dinosaur robot points guests to the touch screen where they can check themselves in at the hotel in southwestern Japan, which is part of the Huis Ten Bosch amusement park. In hotel rooms, a “lamp-size robot” can tell guests the time, the weather, and turn off the lights for them. Others are supposed to be able to deliver room service. And a robotic arm can hand guests a box for storing their valuables and then put the box into the wall.
The hotel is using the robots “to save labor costs,” the Associated Press reports.
But robots can’t do everything. Humans are watching the security cameras and, as hotel runner Hideo Sawada told the AP, “They still can’t make beds.”