Smart Locks & Access Control Systems for Hotels & holiday homes allow the management to send electronic keys and numerical codes to the guest to access the property, open the building’s main door, access the garage and, in short, provide access to any restricted access area. The system offers owners access control management from smartphones or tablets making traditional keys unnecessary thereby saving time and inconvenience of appointments with guests to deliver and collect these keys.
For the owner or manager, control is absolute 24-7-365. At any time, and with immediate effect, you can cancel or delete the keys and codes from the administrator platform. After the guest’s stay in the holiday home, the system allows you to send electronic keys valid for a specific time for the entry of cleaning, maintenance or laundry staff, for example.
Smart Locks & Access Control Systems for Hotels & holiday homes help easy management & enhance satisfaction rating from guests.
In addition to the many advantages that Smart Access Control System brings to owners and managers of holiday homes, the guest is another great beneficiary when renting an apartment with this system. Your guests will appreciate that your holiday apartment will make their stay more comfortable and improve their experience in your accommodation.
For guests, specifying an expected arrival time or experiencing unexpected delays are no longer important. Before leaving home, they have the key to enter the main door, the holiday home and garage, etc, already on their phone. Using the Smart Access app, guests enter with their smartphone and enjoy acomfortable and uncomplicated experience. To avoid any problems with mobile phone batteries or signals, the Smart Access System also allows opening with a pin code that the guest receives at the same time as the electronic key of the holiday home.
The different devices in the Smart Access Control range have multiple applications to solve all kinds of access to holiday home, whether part of a community of owners, an isolated house, a rural cottage or a small hotel with several guests having different arrival and departure dates.
The very concept of the Smart Access system means all devices offer a series of common functionalities which we will specify before detailing the features of each option:
- All devices operate in stand-alone mode; i.e. they are operational without having to be interconnected.
- Each device keeps a record log of all entries to the property. The owner can check this record to find out which electronic key/code was used to access the apartment.
- Connectivity via Gateway: To operate the holiday home remotely online, a Gateway has to be installed, through which the Wi-Fi connection of the apartment gives the owner control and access to all devices from anywhere with a connection to the Internet. The different devices connected to the Gateway send their information to the cloud so the owner can perform remote checks to find out, for example, battery charge levels. An additional functionality of operating online is remote opening. If anyone without an access code needs to enter the holiday home, the owner can operate the device from anywhere with an Internet connection.
These are the functionalities all the Smart Access devices have in common, now let’s see what each device can offer and which is the best one for various applications.
For Main Doors
Regardless of whether it is a Luxury Hotel or a Rental Holiday House you will always find an entrance door to the property, we offer the following access options for this door.
Guests can open the door with their own smartphone via Bluetooth, with the numeric code received when the reservation is made or made remotely online. The electronic lock operates on the door lock latch and does not affect its mechanical cylinder, which retains all its functionality. For owners who prefer the door to be locked at all times with the latch, we offer a latch mechanism with latch auto-eject, so that when the door is closed the latch is automatically released. This mechanism incorporates an anti-panic system that unlocks the latch when operating the handle from inside the holiday home.
The electronic cylinder is notable for its simple installation and quick start-up, without any need to modify the door or its frame to fit the device. In the installation, the electronic cylinder replaces the existing mechanical cylinder and this new cylinder operates on the bolts and the door locking latch. The electronic cylinder allows guests to access the holiday home by opening with their own smartphone via Bluetooth or remotely online.
For Common Area Doors, Pedestrian Gates & Garages
A recurring problem in holiday homes is the access to common areas in the property / complex, in fact sometimes guests will have to pass through common areas before they reach their private accommodation. The Smart Access system offers different devices and solutions so guests can access all the intermediate entry points using their own smartphone, in addition to the apartment door itself.
Invisible Access Unit + Electric Lock
For Hotels / Apartments where it is important not to spoil the exterior aesthetics of the door, we suggest the combination of Invisible access control unit and electric lock. The electric lock keeps the existing mechanical cylinder for opening with a traditional key and guarantees access in all circumstances. The Electric lock provides the safety bonus of a mechanical, auto-eject system for the lock when the door is closed. Being very small in size, the invisible access control unit is discreetly installed as close as possible to the door to connect it to the electric lock. Both the guest and the owner can access the holiday home via Bluetooth and online. Both the access control unit and the lock operate on a 12V electrical power source.
Keypad Digit + Electric Lock
With a structure similar to the invisible system, the combination of the Digit keyboard and electric lock increases the possibilities for the guest. The door can be opened with the Digit keyboard using a digital code, Bluetooth or online. With this combination of devices, the exterior aesthetics of the door is unchanged and the lock’s mechanical cylinder is maintained. The guest inputs the access code on a keypad outside the accommodation entrance. Equipped with an output relay, Keypad Digit communicates with the electric lock to unlock it and access the holiday home. Access control includes a ring function, indicated by a symbol on the keyboard.