Wednesday, July 18, 2007

The 'Capsule Hotel' at London Gatwick

Resting somewhere between a cramped airport seat with security announcements blasting overhead and and a quiet, spacious hotel with complimentary health club access lies the Capsule room by Yotel. The first Yotel opened June 30th at Gatwick Airprort and essentially offers private resting accommodations for delayed or in-transit passengers. Each room sleeps 2 people, includes flat screen TV's with 60 stations, 24 hour "room" service, restroom and free Wi-Fi. A premium capsule measures 75 square feet and runs $80US for four hours, with different pricing options for overnight stays or standard cabin stays. Another Yotel is expected at London Heathrow Airport within a year.

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