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Seven of the “Best 15 Hotels in the USA” Trust dormakaba Electronic Locks

dormakaba Congratulates Client Langham Chicago Ranked #1 in Best USA Hotels by U.S. New​​​​​​​s & World Report

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Montreal, QC, Canada March 30, 2017 — U.S. News & World Report named its “Best 15 Hotels in the USA” and seven of the Best trust dormakaba electronic door locks, including #1-Ranked The Langham, Chicago. The Langham, Chicago resides within the landmark 52-story riverfront AMA Plaza. It offers views of the cityscape and Lake Michigan and relies on dormakaba’s Saflok Quantum RFID door locks for its 316 luxury guest rooms and suites. dormakaba provides Saflok and Ilco RFID and mobile access security solutions. Click here for information on electronic door locks from dormakaba.

“Guest safety and service are top priorities and the Saflok software behind our guestroom electronic door locks is extremely useful to ensure we provide our guests with the best experience,” said John Washington, Director of Safety and Risk, The Langham, Chicago. “We can easily pull lock status reports so we know in advance if a guest room lock has an issue. This allows us to troubleshoot the lock so the guest has a comfortable stay. The RFID technology also provides an ease of room access for our guests.”

The Langham, Chicago’s Quantum locks link to dormakaba’s Messenger LENS wireless property network, which provides a smooth interface with The Langham, Chicago’s property management and energy management systems. The Messenger LENS door lock platform with cross-property communication supports optimum security and guest convenience.

U.S. News & World Report ranks the best hotels by taking into account reputation among professional travel experts, guest reviews and hotel class ratings. Other “Best 15 Hotels in the USA” that trust guest door locks from dormakaba are:

• The Jefferson Washington
• The Hay-Adams
• The Peninsula Beverly Hills
• Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas
• Montage Deer Valley
• The Peninsula Chicago

“The Langham, Chicago is a respected property that certainly earned appropriate recognition with its #1 ranking,” said Stephen Pollack, dormakaba vice president – marketing. “The ease of use and reliability of dormakaba’s guest room locks play an important part in The Langham, Chicago’s high guest satisfaction score.”

All dormakaba RFID locks manufactured today are compatible with BLE, iOS and Android mobile technology. dormakaba Mobile Access enables guests to open their hotel doors equipped with BLE electronic locks using their mobile phone or device, including the Apple Watch, as a flexible alternative to a classic RFID keycard.

The Langham, Chicago
The newest North American addition to Langham Hospitality Group’s luxury portfolio, The Langham, Chicago resides within the landmark, 52-story riverfront AMA Plaza (formerly IBM building) that is designed by the renowned architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. Offering 316 guest rooms and suites, this is the company’s first purpose-built hotel in the United States and the fourth property in the U.S. The Langham, Chicago features a 22,000 square feet Health Club housing Langham’s signature Chuan Spa; two restaurants, Travelle Kitchen + Bar, the Pavilion Lounge for afternoon tea; Langham Club with butler service, light meals and business facilities and 15,000 square feet of meeting space including the elegant Devonshire Ballroom. The hotel features a fine art collection with more than 150 pieces of distinctive artworks. Reservations for Langham hotels can be made online at For further information about The Langham, Chicago, visit or dial 312-923-9988.

About dormakaba 
dormakaba is one of the top three companies in the global market for access and security solutions. With strong brands such as Dorma and Kaba in our portfolio, we are a single source for products, solutions, and services related to doors and secure access to buildings and rooms. With around 16,000 employees and numerous cooperation partners, we are active in over 130 countries. dormakaba is headquartered in Rümlang (Zurich/Switzerland) and generates an annual turnover of over CHF 2 billion.

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