On a recent preview tour of the Yotel, we managed to peek into almost every bit of the place. Some we can't yet reveal and some we can, but trust us that all of it deserves a good, long look once the place opens to the public for good. It's hot stuff.
If you can score one of the $149 starting rates, you'll be among the first to experience the Yobot, free WiFi throughout the hotel, rentable "Club Cabins" (for private meetings, dinners, karaoke, sports-watching, etc), and mini kitchens on every floor that include a microwave, mini-fridge, sink, water/ice machine, coffee machine and soda vending machine.
Bonus luxury: the queen beds in the Premium Cabins go from sitting up to laying flat at the touch of a button, whereas the king beds in the First Class and VIP rooms are all flat. Every mattress is hand-finished, and stuffed with coconut husk and lambswool. It's not crunchy! It's actually quite lovely, but we'll find out how it all fares soon enough when real guests check in for the night.
[Photos and video: Cynthia Drescher for HotelChatter]