Japan, “The Land of the Rising Sun”, has a very rich culture, tradition and history, but there is another side of the Japan, a country known for its eccentricities, unusual attractions, fun and amazing cosplay and anime culture, and the newly opened Henn-na Hotel, one of the most unusual hotels in the world.
Located in the city of Nagasaki, Henn-na was opened to the public in July 2015. Incorporating technology, highly efficient Japanese service and modern facilities, Henn-na Hotel is the world's first hotel to be staffed by humanoid robots! Located in a 380-acre waterfront theme park called Huis Ten Bosch, a mini-Netherlands, Henn-na Hotel is expected to lure more visitors with its unusual concept. The hotel and Huis Ten Bosch is about an hour away from the heart of the city. You can reach Nagasaki by sleeper trains from Tokyo, bus and regular train from Fukuoka. You can also fly into the Nagasaki Airport served by domestic carriers and a few international carriers.
Nothing will prepare you with what you will encounter in Henn-na Hotel. Its staffs from the porters, receptionists, concierges, to cloakroom clerks are all humanoid robots! You might feel a little uneasy at first but once you exchange pleasantries with them, it’s as if you are just interacting with humans. Make friends with an English-speaking dinosaur robot, a bowing humanoid “lady” called Yumeko, or small cartoon-like robot called Churi-chan. Although the hotel does not have any elevator, it only has two floors. It has 72 rooms ranging from the standard, superior, and deluxe types. Its facilities and services include a Café Corner, Smart Kiosk, and an Amenity Store. If you want to revel in its superb technology, you can request for a facial authentication for unlocking your door. Another wing of the hotel is expected to open in March 2016.
Book a room in Henn-na Hotel before people start flocking to Henn-na so they can relish a unique hotel experience. Consult your travel agent for more details.
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Located on the idyllic Nai-wok Bay, the Baan Manali Resort is a 14-bungalow resort that clearly knows how to treat guests if the number of the guests it gets every year is anything to by. The resort is located just a 10-minutes' walk from the inviting village of Thongsala.
That this resort is a watersports’ lover haven is understatement. There is virtually no popular watersport that you will not find here. Among the sports you will engage in are; paddle boarding, windsurfing, sailing, snorkeling, kayaking, kiting and many more.
Your accommodation at the resort will feature bungalows, deluxe rooms, and family garden room. Among the amenities you can expect therein include; air conditioning, coffee and tea facilities, writing desk, no-smoking policy, private terrace, wireless internet, bathroom with both hot and cold shower, laundry and ironing facilities and many more.
For your dining needs, you can never go wrong at Kokomo's Kitchen. You will be served with tasty traditional and exotic dishes. The menu will be made by ingredients such as rye bread, jam, muesli, and yogurt among others.
Make a reservation and have a new high. Alternatively, you can click here to view what other travellers are saying about the resort before you make a decision to visit.
Fresh breeze, waves' whispers, sunny days and sometimes the howling winds that sway the palm rafters are some of the defining elements that you encounter at the Sugar Beach. You will get the views of the Pitons and the Caribbean Sea as you sip away at freshly pressed juice from local farms...how about that for a great holiday? Welcome to Sugar Beach A Viceroy Resort St. Lucia.
And the leisure does not stop at the beach. The accommodations at the resort are such that you cannot help but be awed. The surroundings help you sit back and reflect on your happy life. There is a happy feeling around the resort.
There are 4 classes of accommodations at the resort including; Luxury Guestrooms, Luxury Villas, Luxury Beachfront Bungalows and The Residences. The minimum amenities that you can expect from each of these accommodations include;
- Butler Services
- IPod docking station
- In-roof safe
- Coffee maker
- Flat screen TV and DVD player
- Bathroom amenities
- Wi-Fi internet
- A plunge pool and many more
For your dining needs, you are welcomed to the Great Room Restaurant for red wine and Jerusalem artichoke, Bayside Restaurant for beachside dining and the Terrace for poolside breakfast and the stunning morning views of the Caribbean.
For drinks, visit Bayside Bar, Cane Bar, The Late Night Bar and The Palm Court Lounge. Note that each of these bars serves authentic cocktails, beers, wines and teas from all over the globe.
If you want specialized dining setup, all you have to do is make an order. There is a room service for in-room diners, beach service for those that want to feel the sand between their toes as they dine and dine anywhere, anytime package for those that need special romantic considerations.
Among the holiday activities to be enjoyed here include; spa services, yoga and fitness, scuba diving, snorkeling, kayaking, windsurfing, riding hobie cats, paddle boarding, and tours to various attractions such as Morne Coubaril Estate and Gros Piton.
Sounds like a fantastic destination to spend your holiday, doesn't? Well, make a reservation at the resort and start living your holiday dream.
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