Next up for Yotel: micro hotels in San Francisco, Miami and Brooklyn

Yotel New York
Yotel New York has 669 rooms, including this one with a queen-sized bed.

Micro-hotel brand Yotel plans a global expansion that includes bringing its newest capsule-type accommodations to San Francisco, Brooklyn and Miami. 

Yotel will add 200 cabins, which is what the company calls its super-compact rooms, to the Grant Building at 1095 Market St. in San Francisco. It also will open a 250-cabin hotel in downtown Miami and 110-cabin hotel in Brooklyn.

It’s part of a plan to expand to 3,000 cabins by 2018, which includes opening a fourth airport Yotel at Paris’ Charles de Gaulle Airport in mid-2016 and a Yotel Singapore with 600 cabins in the city’s commercial area, according to a statement released Tuesday. 

“One third of the company’s future growth is anticipated to take place within airport locations, with the other two-thirds planned for city centers,” chief development officer Jason Brown said in the statement.


Yotel operates hotels in Heathrow and Gatwick airports in London and Schiphol Amsterdam Airport in the Netherlands. It’s lone non-airport hotel near Times Square in New York City has 669 rooms and opened in 2011.

The company says it’s “in advanced negotiations” to bring new sites to Los Angeles, Chicago, Seattle and other U.S. cities.

It also has its sites on Dubai, United Arab Emirates; London; Milan, Italy; Barcelona, Spain; Sydney; and Hong Kong.

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