Hotel lobbies adjusted for high-tech device usage

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    Welcome to the iHotel, where you can check in - but there’s no check-in counter.

    At the Andaz West Hollywood, a host stands near the entrance to register guests on an iPad tablet.

    The 239-room boutique hotel - which also features free Wi-Fi and communal tables designed for laptop use in the lobby - is just one of many hotels that have adapted their reception areas to be a better fit for the digital-savvy guest.

    Because working alone in a hotel room seems as antiquated to young business travellers as typewriters, these hotels are going for a Wi-Fi coffee-shop atmosphere in their lobbies.

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