16 MAY 2022
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We’ve all heard of poor hotel service but a property in the Italian resort of Rimini is going one better.
Except for the reception, Homie will feature no staff, or food, but drinks and snacks can be bought from a dispenser. Apps will be used for communication with staff in a control centre.
The minimalist 42-bedroom hostel, within walking distance of the beach, is the brainchild of Nardo Filippetti, founder of the Lindbergh Hotels and Resorts group. He said the beds would have the same mattresses as in his 5-star hotels, and each room would be fitted with a 50-inch television. The cost will be about €50 a night.
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