3 Alternatives to Do Not Disturb Door Hanger in Hotel

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Do not disturb door hanger appeared together with hotel many years ago.
In 2018,as an hotelier, if you feel do not disturb door hanger is too old to appear in your hotel, there are 2 alternatives for you.

1.DND Indicator

This is a very early alternative solution to do not disturb door hanger.
It is known also as ‘DND&MUR’, ‘Bell Switch’. ‘DND/MUR Switch’. ‘DND switch’ and ‘DND indicator’.
This is a switch type device that provide a electronic style signs.
It is made up of 2 parts- the inner room panel and outer room panel.
And normally it integrated ‘do not disturb’ sign, ‘makeup room’ sign and doorbell press button.

legrand switch

Legrand “Do not disturb” and “Make up room” indicators>>

PROS
Does not use the do not disturb door hanger anymore. Make the hotel looks more modern

CONS
-The wiring, power supplying of both inside and outside switch is big work.
-Differ decor style with the existings is an issue.

some new touch panel switch have the decor issue with the existing swithes

 

2.Hotel Electronic Doorplate

Known as also ‘touch screen hotel room number signs’,
Actually electronic doorplate it is an extend and enhanced version of the DND Switch.

It was born with the development of electronic technology and capacitive touch technology, just became popular in around 2010.

PROS
-Looks more deluxe than indicator switches. It is a good choice for high star hotels.
-Use convenient than do not disturb door hanger

CONS
-Its fashion appearance does not fit for all hotels decoration
-High cost in wiring, installing, and maintenance is not afford available for middle and small hotels.

3.Hotel Lock with indicators integrated

This is probably the most economical solution of all.
Applicable to almost all hotels especially economy hotels which has only medium and small investment on facilities.

electronized-do not disturb door hanger
electronized-do not disturb door hanger
Makeup room integrated also
Makeup room integrated also

PROS
-Fit for almost all hotels no matter what kinds of decor it existed.
-Wire-free,compact design, it saves a lots of money on facilites investment

CONS
-It does not contains room number. Hotel still need to equip a normal room number
-Battery powered, it may need replaced every 10-12 months

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