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Craving machine companionship? Japan's robot hotel is for you

A dinosaur, an android and robot porters greet guests at the Henn-na Hotel near Nagasaki

  • A robotic dinosaur clerk greets visitors to the Henn-na Hotel north of Nagasaki July 15, 2015. The budget hotel at the Dutch-themed Huis Ten Bosch amusement park is mainly staffed by robots.

  • An android clerk greets visitors to the Henn-na Hotel north of Nagasaki July 15, 2015. The budget hotel at the Dutch-themed Huis Ten Bosch amusement park is mainly staffed by robots.

  • A robotic dinosaur clerk greets visitors to the Henn-na Hotel north of Nagasaki July 15, 2015. The budget hotel at the Dutch-themed Huis Ten Bosch amusement park is mainly staffed by robots.

  • Porter robots are shown off at the Henn-na Hotel north of Nagasaki July 15, 2015. The budget hotel at the Dutch-themed Huis Ten Bosch amusement park is mainly staffed by robots.

  • The in-room Churi-chan communications robot chats with visitors to the Henn-na Hotel north of Nagasaki July 15, 2015. The budget hotel at the Dutch-themed Huis Ten Bosch amusement park is mainly staffed by robots.

  • Aldebaran Robotics' Nao humanoid robot concierge greets visitors to the Henn-na Hotel north of Nagasaki July 15, 2015. The budget hotel at the Dutch-themed Huis Ten Bosch amusement park is mainly staffed by robots.

  • A Yaskawa Electric cloakroom robot operates at the Henn-na Hotel north of Nagasaki July 15, 2015. The budget hotel at the Dutch-themed Huis Ten Bosch amusement park is mainly staffed by robots.

  • The new Henn-na Hotel is seen before a press preview on July 15, 2015. The budget hotel at the Dutch-themed Huis Ten Bosch amusement park north of Nagasaki is mainly staffed by robots.

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