Telerobotic devices don't have to have life support, shielding, food, etc. Also, any number of different people on the ground could operate such devices. You might switch off during different shifts of the day, or depending on the particular expertise needed at the moment.
Hotels generally have a large staff.
If early on the hotel does not have farming and full recycling in operation it will be
costly to keep staff in space.
So it may well be cheaper to have
some of this staff operate from the ground via telerobotic devices.
This could be cleaning, farming, etc. Depending on the design,
the farm may not be as shielded from radiation, so telerobotic
tending might make good sense.
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