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Atari to Open Video Game Themed Hotels

Atari to Open Video Game Themed Hotels
If you grew up in the 1970s or 1980s, Atari was located somewhere near the center of your universe. The brand kicked off the home video game revolution with the Atari 2600, and also created some of the best and most memorable arcade games.

A Disney Star Wars LARP Resort!!!?? YESSSSSS!

A Disney Star Wars LARP Resort!!!?? YESSSSSS!
OMG, I so hope this happens! Apparently, Disney is thinking about making a Star Wars inspired resort that would be set on a starship. How awesome would it be to sleep inside a giant starship? The resort would let fans not only sleep and live in a starship for a few days, word is you would get to participate in your own 2-day story set in the Star Wars universe. According to WDWNT, third party (presumably working with Disney) is surveying guests on their interest in staying in such a resort, and the images here are the concept art for the hotel.
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Super Mario Airbnb Room: The Real Mushroom Kingdom

Super Mario Airbnb Room: The Real Mushroom Kingdom
Are you are a Mario fan? Well, if you happen to be traveling to Lisbon, Portugal, you can stay in a Super Mario themed room through Airbnb. Hopefully your Princess won’t be in another castle. The bedroom and bathroom are completely covered in Mario, Luigi, Princess Peach, Donkey Kong, and the other characters from Nintendo’s popular franchise.

Hilton Gets IBM Watson-powered Robot Concierge

Hilton Gets IBM Watson-powered Robot Concierge
Hilton Worldwide and IBM have teamed up to put a robot concierge into the Hilton McLean hotel in Virginia. The little ‘bot is called Connie and is the first Watson-enabled robot concierge in the world. Connie gets its knowledge from IBM’s powerful Watson computer and WayBlazer to help tourists and guests. The robot interacts with guests and responds to their questions in a friendly and informative manner via Watson’s APIs.

Netflix-themed Airbnb Room in Manhattan: Vacation and Chill

Netflix-themed Airbnb Room in Manhattan: Vacation and Chill
I’m not much for big cities, but my wife wants to go visit New York City badly. I assume one day we will have to go. If you are ready for your NYC vacation right now, you might want to choose this small Airbnb room complete with Netflix theme. After you Netflix and chill, you won’t want to fall asleep too early in this $400 a night West Village pad.

Life on the Road at TownePlace Suites by Marriott

Life on the Road at TownePlace Suites by Marriott
Every day, I search high and low for the latest gadgets, games, gizmos and generally cool stuff. My job is a lot of fun, but I’m also on the road a lot. Being away from home for extended periods, the best thing I can hope for is a place to stay that feels like home, and won’t break the bank.

This Japanese Hotel Is Run by Robots

This Japanese Hotel Is Run by Robots
We all know that Japan is crazy about robots. They have robots to care for the elderly, robots that sell them stuff, robots, robots, robots. All marching along toward the apocalypse where they will be the only beings walking the Earth.

Mega LEGO Hotel Opens in Florida

Mega LEGO Hotel Opens in Florida
LEGO fans rejoice! The world’s largest LEGOLAND park, in Winter Haven, Florida, now boasts the largest LEGO hotel on earth. The brand new, brightly colored hotel, which opened on May 15, sits at the entrance to the park and offers people who stay there early admission.

Savioke “Botlr” Robot Butler Goes into Service at California Hotel

Savioke “Botlr” Robot Butler Goes into Service at California Hotel
Going on a trip can be expensive not only because you need money for travel and food, but because so many people expect tips. A hotel in California is rolling out a new robot butler that will bring things to your room and the only tip the robot butler wants is tweets.

Batman Hotel Room Is a Mini Wayne Manor

Batman Hotel Room Is a Mini Wayne Manor
Now is your chance to live like the caped crusader on your next vacation. This Batman themed hotel room in Taiwan will let you relax and feel like Batman/Bruce Wayne. It is the ultimate getaway for Bat-fans.

Transformers Themed Hotel Room: Do Autobots Deliver Room Service?

Transformers Themed Hotel Room: Do Autobots Deliver Room Service?
There is no better way to get a nerd’s money than to decorate a hotel with their favorite toys. Do this and they’ll line up and drop their money in your account as if their mint, on-card action figures depended on it.

Starwood Hotels and Resorts Testing Smartphones to Unlock Doors

Starwood Hotels and Resorts Testing Smartphones to Unlock Doors
Hotel chain Starwood Hotels and Resorts plans to start using tech as an alternative to traditional plastic hotel key cards. The hotel will allow guests to unlock their door to the room they are staying in with a smartphone.

Sci-fi Hotel with H.R. Giger-themed Bar May Be Coming Soon

Sci-fi Hotel with H.R. Giger-themed Bar May Be Coming Soon
You may heard of Switzerland’s Giger Bar. They were put together by H.R. Giger, the artist best known for the incredible, but creepy designs for Ridley Scott’s Alien flicks. The bars mimic the style of those movies, but with alcohol.

Africa’s Underwater Hotel The Manta Resort: Is That Captain Nemo out My Window?

Africa’s Underwater Hotel The Manta Resort: Is That Captain Nemo out My Window?
I guess that if you’re not afraid of water, then underwater hotels can make for some fabulous sights. This new one will provide you with an amazing stay, thanks to being submerged more than 13 feet below the surface of the ocean.

Got 10,000 Instagram Followers? This Hotel Will Give You a Free Night’s Stay

Got 10,000 Instagram Followers? This Hotel Will Give You a Free Night’s Stay
Companies are inclined to give freebies and complimentary services to people who have a huge following on social networks. As a marketing move, it makes perfect sense. The odds of these people tweeting and talking about the event is high, and the more people they get to share it with, the better, right?

Free Spirit Spheres Hotel: Sleep in the Trees

Free Spirit Spheres Hotel: Sleep in the Trees
Free Spirit Spheres is unlike your typical hotel. Instead of housing rooms in buildings, they’re offering guests accommodations in spherical treehouses. They look pretty basic on the outside, but don’t let its exteriors fool you because the rooms are quite pleasant on the inside.
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