PHOTOS: Japanese Hotel Replaces Staff With Robots

The Henna Hotel, scheduled to open on July 17, features multi-lingual humanoid robots that greet visitors while other robots serve coffee and do the cleaning, as well as room doors that are opened by face-recognition technology.

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A humanoid robot replaces human staff at the check in counter at the Henna Hotel (Weird Hotel) in Huis Ten Bosch, Netherlands themed amusement park on July 15, 2015 in Sasebo, Japan. The Henna Hotel, scheduled to open on July 17, features multi-lingual humanoid robots that greet visitors while other robots serve coffee and do the cleaning, as well as room doors that are opened by face-recognition technology.
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A hotel employee shows the media how to check in. The Henna Hotel, scheduled to open on July 17, features multi-lingual humanoid robots that greet visitors while other robots serve coffee and do the cleaning, as well as room doors that are opened by face-recognition technology.
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A robotic concierge handles guests questions.
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A small robot in the lobby designed to entertain waiting guests will print out photos on the spot.
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A humanoid robot replaces human staff at the check in counter.
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Robotic porters guides guests and carry their luggage to their rooms.
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Another robot at the Henna Hotel: this courier drone capable of carrying and delivering heavy loads.
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A small robot in each room controls lighting and other features by voice command.
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A facial recognition system replaces room keys and cards.
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A hotel staff talks with concierge robot "Chu-ri-Robo."
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A robotic cloak system handles baggage.
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CEO Hideo Sawada explains some of the technological features at the Henna Hotel (Weird Hotel) in Huis Ten Bosch, Netherlands themed amusement park on July 15, 2015 in Sasebo, Japan. The Henna Hotel, scheduled to open on July 17, features multi-lingual humanoid robots that greet visitors while other robots serve coffee and do the cleaning, as well as room doors that are opened by face-recognition technology.
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Huis Ten Bosch Co. President Hideo Sawada, second right, waves to the media during the opening ceremony of the robot hotel.
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