Customer Case study: Urban House

Urban House in Copenhagen chooses Intelecom Access and wireless network from Intelecom!
Urban House in Copenhagen chooses Intelecom Access and wireless network from Intelecom!

Urban House is a hotel/hostel hybrid located in the hippest part of Copenhagen, Vesterbro. Vesterbro is where the Red Light district meets the Meatpacking district. Alongside quirky cafes and restaurants; in the midst of it all is where Urban House was created. The house is just as much a part of the neighborhood as everything else, and so Urban House takes on the vibe of its surroundings and becomes the place where locals meet up as well.
In 2015 Urban House chose access solutions and wireless network from Intelecom.

The Challenge

Urban House wanted a solution which could be integrated with their PMS-system as well as allowing as much self-service as possible upon arrival of guests. Automated check-in/check-out, the possibility to go directly to the room upon arrival, self-service walk-in booking and high quality WiFi for accommodated guests were key issues.

The Solution

Intelecom Access integrated with Mews PMS and a keypad based door lock solution, self-service kiosks placed in the arrival area at Urban House, a mobile application for guests to keep track of their bookings with options to place new bookings, and an enterprise grade wireless solution with the latest AC-standards. All combined into one fully integrated solution.

The Outcome

Guests at Urban House are now able to enjoy a fully automated self-service experience during their stay. The optimized wireless solution completes the guest experience, enabling the guest to go online with all devices to surf or stream with high quality and speeds up to 100 MB/sec.

This is what Urban House had to say

When having an idea for a self-service concept, that no one has done before, it was vital to find a supplier that was not only a supplier, but also a partner to collaborate with. In Intelecom I found that supplier, a supplier that is dedicated from project to execution, making sure the project is looked at from every angle, so you get the right solution. Technology can be tricky at times and changes all the time, so it’s important to have a partner you trust in, a partner that knows and understand your needs. I now have the best WiFi for our guests and even more important a self-service solution, that will take the guest service experience into the future. The job is not done, the job continues as technology continues to reach new stages of the way we interact with our guests! Intelecom will be the partner I choose for that next stage.

Thomas Bagger, Hotel Manager 

218 rooms and more than 1000 rooms
A fully automated self-service stay
Wi-Fi is now up to 10 times faster than before

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