Offering stylish and affordable accommodation in the heart of London’s West End, SoHostel is now benefiting from a highly reliable Salto Systems access control solution designed and installed by Delta Security to further enhance security while also providing a user-friendly experience.
Following a major refurbishment that saw SoHostel re-open last November with updated contemporary decor and facilities, Stuart Ball (general manager for One Housing, the organisation that owns and manages SoHostel) was looking for an access control system that could efficiently and securely manage an increasing number of guests.
“SoHostel can be very busy at all times of the day and night,” explained Ball, “so we needed a system that would reliably give access to guests – and only guests – and that was fast and accurate for our employees to programme during check-in procedures.”
The new system works by giving each guest a key card that’s programmed with their details and those of the relevant room. Ball believes it’s a set-up that’s working well. “The locks installed are extremely robust,” he continued, “and our guests are able to gain access without any problems.”
In addition, Ball told Risk UK: “The reliability of the system provides our employees with more time to concentrate on the guest experience and, crucially, we’re now able to fully track comings and goings, in turn enhancing the security of the whole site.”