DALLAS & FORT WORTH, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Ashton Hotel, a historic boutique hotel in Fort Worth, has announced it will be improving the guest experience via the smartphone technology of OpenKey, the industry standard for universal mobile key access.
The OpenKey partnership adds to the modern amenities offered at the luxury property. The OpenKey app allows guests authorized and secure entry to their hotel rooms via their smartphone or mobile device.
The universal technology allows guests to manage their room check-in prior to arrival, call the front desk, confirm their identity with an ID capture for security and send their estimated time of arrival (ETA) to the hotel via the app.
“We’re proud of the timeless style created by the hotel’s perfect blend of historic charm and modern guest amenities,” said Dave Fulton, general manager of The Ashton Hotel. “Implementing mobile key access is just one of the many ways we are creating an unforgettable guest experience at The Ashton Hotel.”
“We are excited to be teaming up with such a famous hotel in beautiful, downtown Fort Worth,” said Brian Shedd, vice president of sales and marketing at OpenKey. “We were able to implement OpenKey’s technology directly with the existing KABA locks. Our solution is compatible with the major hotel lock suppliers which makes deployment fast and seamless.”
OpenKey is helping to reinvent the hospitality experience by providing a robust technology solution for both hotel guests and front desk staff.
The Ashton Hotel is an elegant boutique hotel fully renovated from two buildings originally built in 1915. The historic buildings were meticulously restored to retain the unique architectural details while the interior was updated with the latest modern conveniences
After undergoing extensive renovations, The Ashton Hotel opened in 2001 featuring 39 rooms that maintain their historic charm. The hotel has received more than $10 million in renovations throughout the years. The Ashton Hotel is included on the top 10 best hotels list for the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex, as well as the National Register of Historic Places.
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 worldwide. Hotels and their guests benefit from OpenKey’s platform providing efficiency, easy guest access, and paired with existing hotel mobile offerings. OpenKey is a privately held company located in Plano, Texas. The app is available for both iOS and Android devices. For more information, please visit www.openkey.co.