Historic Georgetown Inn Adds Modern Tech With OpenKey
December 18, 2018 12:20pm
Keyless entry delivers new guest convenience
DALLAS, TEXAS (December 18, 2018) – The historic and luxurious Georgetown Inn – part of the Georgetown Collection – is now offering guests a faster check-in experience with OpenKey’s automated mobile key technology. OpenKey, the industry standard for universal mobile key in hotels, has developed this innovative technology with the leading PMS providers making the delivery of mobile keys faster, and reducing guest check-in times.
For more than 50 years, the Georgetown Inn has been defined by charm, tradition and sophistication for guests looking to relax in the tranquil heart of Georgetown. The newly renovated hotel offers 96 boutique-style rooms and suites, each with upscale furnishings and modern lifestyle amenities. The Georgetown is conveniently located near downtown Washington, D.C., minutes from the Potomac River and steps away from popular shopping and attractions. Guests can explore around town or spend a relaxing evening at the 1310 Kitchen & Bar that features a fresh and locally-sourced menu. The historic surroundings are complemented by modern conveniences of free Wi-Fi, a 24-hour business center, complimentary access to the Washington Sports Club M Street location, and now the added convenience of mobile key for keyless room access.
“At the Georgetown Inn, we have a longstanding tradition of hospitality,” said Nayan Patel, Owner, Georgetown Inn. “With the addition of OpenKey, we now offer guests an improved check-in experience and the convenience of a room key on their smartphone. We think our guests will really enjoy experiencing the latest in hotel technology surrounded by the mid-century charm of our historic property. The best of the old and the new.”
Research has proven the check-in experience can make or break a hotel guest’s opinion of a property. And while the automated mobile key delivery feature makes the check-in process quicker, the OpenKey app can improve the entire guest experience. The keyless entry app allows hotel guests to check-in and out remotely, receive room assignments in advance, get directions to and from the hotel, receive hotel Wi-Fi access information and much more. Throughout their stay, guests no longer use plastic keycards since mobile keys are securely available on their smartphones.
“When you think about the travel journey - long airport lines, possible flight delays, waiting for transportation to the hotel - travelers have already experienced a marathon of patience-trying encounters. Hotels can be the perfect respite in a chaotic day,” said Brian Shedd, Vice President of Sales & Marketing for OpenKey. “Automated mobile key delivery makes the room key process incredibly fast and easy - which is a benefit that both guests and staff at the Georgetown Inn are sure to appreciate.”
OpenKey can be found in 50 countries on six continents and recently opened a second office in Shanghai, China. The innovative key technology works with 90 percent of all digital hotel locks and is both user-friendly and affordable.
Founded in 2014, OpenKey is reinventing the hospitality experience through its mobile access solution. The OpenKey app is the industry standard for universal mobile key technology and works with the majority of digital hotel locks. Hotels and their guests benefit from OpenKey’s platform providing efficiency, convenience and cost savings. OpenKey is a privately held company located in Plano, Texas. The company has been funded by several of the largest hotel ownership and management companies in the world. The app is available for both iOS and Android devices. For more information, please visit www.openkey.co.
Contact: Juana Veliz
Set in the historic Georgetown district, this venerable, cozy hotel is a 0.8-drive from Georgetown University and a 9-minute walk from Georgetown Waterfront Park. Warm rooms offer free Wi-Fi and flat-screens with cable. Suites add separate living rooms. In-room spa services are available for an additional fee. Property features include free access to a nearby gym, meeting space, a business center, and a casual American bar and grill. Please visit, https://www.georgetowninn.com/
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