Smart design solutions at our hotels...

...if you have an accessibility disablilty

  • Rooms for people with a disability exist at the majority of Scandic hotels
  • Walking stick/cane holder at the reception desk

...if you have impaired hearing

  • Hearing loops are available at the reception desk
  • Portable hearing loops are available for meetings
  • Vibrating alarm clocks that also signal a fire alarm

...if you are allergic

  • No allergenic garnishes are used on the buffet breakfast
  • Gluten- and lactose-free bread available upon request

...if you have impaired sight

  • Guide dogs are always welcome at our hotels

Entrance

  • Wide main entrance door (non revolving) with minimum width of 80 cm
  • Door/s can be opened automatically at main entrance (all scandic hotels)
  • Night time door bell accessible from wheelchair (max height 120 cm) (all scandic hotels)
  • No threshold at entrance door (all scandic hotels)
  • Seating available close to main entrance (all scandic hotels)
  • Wheelchair access by ramp or lift at main entrance

Public areas - Other

  • Corridors in hotel accessible with wheelchair
  • At least one computer work station that is accessible for wheelchair users (all scandic hotels)
  • Clear passage to the Scandic Shop with wheelchair (all scandic hotels)
  • Service / guide dogs allowed in hotel (all scandic hotels)

Meeting areas

  • Disability toilet available in meeting and conference areas
  • Meeting and conference floor / area accessible with wheelchair
  • Meeting room door with minimum 80 cm width
  • Number of disability toilets available: 1
  • Seating available outside meeting room/s
  • Clear signage of hearing loop in meeting and conference areas (all scandic hotels)
  • Portable hearing loop available for meeting rooms (all scandic hotels)

Disability rooms

  • Bed on legs
  • TV with subtitles or closed captions
  • Wardrobe without doors or with sliding doors
  • Light switch reachable from wheelchair
  • Wooden floors in room
  • Number of disability rooms: 2
  • Other width of room door when open: 90cm
  • Other height of bed from floor to top of mattress: 56 cm
  • Width of disability room door minimum of 80 cm when open
  • Space under desk accessible for wheelchairs (all scandic hotels)
  • Rail for coat hanger at max height 120 cm (all Scandic)
  • TV remote on side table (all scandic hotels)
  • Wardrobe shelf accessible from wheelchair (all scandic hotels)
  • Width of corridor in room is at least 80 cm (all scandic hotels)
  • Minimum of 80 cm free floor space around the bed
  • Bed can be adjusted for legs and back
  • Bed height is 55 cm from floor to top of mattress

Disability rooms - bathroom

  • Available free space in bathroom: 110 x 110
  • Height of threshold between room and bathroom: 1 cm
  • Height of threshold into shower: 0
  • No threshold into shower
  • Other height of wash basin: 82 cm
  • Thermostatic mixer in shower
  • Width of bathroom door is at least 80 cm wide
  • Alarm / Emergency codes or buttons in bathroom
  • Bathroom towels reachable from wheelchair (all scandic hotels)
  • Handrail on the inside of the bathroom door if door opens outwards (all scandic hotels)
  • Hooks reachable from wheelchair (all scandic hotels)
  • Shower handle placed in its lowest position when guest arrives (all scandic hotels)
  • Shower stool available (all scandic hotels)
  • Shower creme / shampoo dispenser in shower reachable from wheelchair (all scandic hotels)
  • Space under wash basin accessible for wheelchairs (all scandic hotels)
  • Toilet paper reachable from toilet (all scandic hotels)
  • View in mirror from wheelchair (all scandic hotels)
  • Wash basin minimum height 78 cm
  • Single lever basin mixer
  • Shower glass wall
  • Width of shower glass wall passage: 90cm

Public areas - Reception

  • Seating and table available close to front desk
  • Cane holders at front desk (all scandic hotels)
  • Clear signs of hearing loop and wake up alarm (all scandic hotels)
  • Clear walkway between reception and lifts (all scandic hotels)
  • Clear walkway to reception from entrance (all scandic hotels)
  • Hearing induction loop in reception desk (all scandic hotels)
  • One part of reception counter is of appropriate height for guests in wheelchairs
  • Vibrating wake up/fire alarm device can be borrowed from hotel reception (all scandic hotels)

Public areas - Restaurant and bar

  • Walkway to bar is at least 100 cm wide
  • Walkway to restaurant is at least 100 cm wide
  • Special needs menu

Public areas - Lifts and stairs

  • At least one lift with door widht of 80 cm when open
  • Door opener or automatic door/s avaliable for lift
  • Other width of lift door when open: 90cm
  • Control panel buttons marked in Braille inside lift
  • First and last steps in stairs are clearly marked (contrasting colours or grooved steps)

Public areas - Public toilets

  • Accessible bathroom/s available in public areas
  • Bathroom door is at least 80 cm wide
  • Foldable armrests by the toilet
  • Number of disability bathrooms available: 1
  • Other width of bathroom door: 90cm
  • Wash basin minimum height of 78 cm
  • Alarm / Emergency codes or buttons in bathroom
  • Hooks reachable from wheelchair
  • Space under wash basin accessible for wheelchairs
  • Handrail on inside of bathroom door/s if door/s open outwards

Parking

  • Disabled parking
  • Distance from parking to entrance (m): 5 m
  • Number of disabled parking bays with min width of 3.6 m each: 2
  • Parking bays clearly marked with disabled symbols: 2
  • Level differences in path from parking to hotel: 1
  • Clear illuminated and defined path between parking and entrance

Other

  • Staff trained to cater for disabled guests (all scandic hotels)