The Mayumi Hotel streamlines mobile keyless access with OpenKey

Guests of the Mayumi Hotel can employ the OpenKey app to book amenities, notify the property of early or late arrival, receive property announcements and access Wi-Fi codes. Photo credit: OpenKey

Mayumi, a new 35-unit boutique hotel in Culver City, Calif., has partnered with OpenKey to offer an experience-focused technology platform with a mobile access solution that grants guests keyless access to their short- and long-term living spaces.

“Our demographic is all about openness, sharing, collaboration, and disrupting the more traditional living experience,” Robert Herscu of Mayumi said in a statement. “We’re excited to see how this product takes shape with existing and new visitors to residents in the area, and we couldn’t think of a better way to hand them the keys to our creative communal-living space than by putting access to the property residences right on their smartphones.”

Along with keyless access to their residences, short- and long-term occupants of the Mayumi can employ the OpenKey app to book amenities, notify the property of early or late arrival, receive property announcements and access Wi-Fi codes. OpenKey technology also eliminates the need for disposable plastic keys.

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The Mayumi has been transformed into a creative stay and work space with design by architecture firm, Shubin Donaldson. The two-story property offers 35 units with private bathrooms, modern-luxury furnishings, storage, flat-screen smart televisions, smartphone controls and more. Residents share common spaces including a full kitchen with top of the line appliances and an expansive courtyard area equipped with work stations and dining areas including BBQ and fire pit areas as well as a shared complimentary laundry room. The Mayumi provides an affordable stay alternative for guests as nightly rates starting at with special arrangements for month-to-month stays.