Elements of an accessible hotel room

It takes more than a roll-in shower to make a hotel room accessible

white hotel room w/ large window, carpet, and turquoise accents on bedding with a black&white cityscape artwork above the bed
white hotel room w/ large window, carpet, and turquoise accents on bedding with a black&white cityscape artwork above the bed
Photo by Steven Ungermann on Unsplash

Buzzer / Light

Automatic Door Opening Button (enter and exit)

Hardwood floors

Simple layout

Adjustable height beds

Temperature

A fridge

Really good soundproofing

An adjacent connecting room for a caregiver

Label the damn light switches already?

Automatic blinds opener

Waist-height Plugs

Accessible booking process

Accessible TV controls

Can we talk toilets?

and last, but not least, the roll in shower

Loaner Equipment

Sonic Boom type alarm clock

Door Assist

Hoyer Lift

Conclusion

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