We round up the best hi-tech hotels from around the world.
5. The Peninsula Hotel, Tokyo, Japan
Each room in the hotel comes with an internet radio with 3,000 stations, mood lighting controls and wireless phones with Skype capability than can be used throughout the hotel. And for extra tech points, the rooms also feature a nail polish dryer for busy women on the go.
4. Upper House, Hong Kong
Every guest that checks in at the Upper House hotel gets an iPod touch for their stay, preloaded with music and games, as well as everything you need to stay in touch with hotel staff. The hotel also provides cars for its guests, Lexus RX450H hybrid models, which feature free and unlimited broadband access on the road.
3. Blow Up Hall 5050, Poland
This hotel boasts a number of hi-tech features, such as iPhones that work as room keys and LCD Bang & Olufsen TVs and iPhone docking stations in the rooms.
2. Four Seasons Hotel, Silicon Valley, California, USA
The Four Seasons takes pride in its tech features, with 100Mbps wired access over a steady fibre-optic line, which makes this location perfect for business trips. Guests are able to print boarding passes from their rooms and there’s a 5.6 inch LCD view finder in each room so you can see who is at the door before answering it.
1. The Plaza Hotel, New York City, New York, USA
The Plaza Hotel is second to none when it comes to luxury, and now it’s introducing technology to make guests’ stay even more relaxing. Each room contains an iPad which can be used to order room service, make restaurant reservations, communicate with a butler, make a spa appointment and print boarding passes.