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Hotel and Website Accessibility

Date: 2/11/2019
 
At The Wauwinet , we make sure every guest enjoys a comfortable, safe, and seamless experience. We offer hotel and website accessibility features so that each guest can experience the best of what we offer.
 
Please feel free to look at the details below to see how we can meet your needs.
 
If you have questions, call us at 800-426-8718 or email us at [email protected].
 
Accessibility Features at Our Hotel
At The Wauwinet, we are committed to meet all your needs. Enjoy a comfortable hotel experience with accessible public areas and guest rooms. Our accessible hotel rooms feature a range of accessibility features, including grab bars at the toilet, shower seats, and audible fire & smoke detector. For more information on our accessibility features, please contact us at 800-426-8718.
 

Hotel Accessibility Features

  • Fire alarms for audio & visually impaired
  • Accessible entrance: main hotel exits off front desk
  • Accessible doorways to all public areas
  • No covered drop off area
  • Self-parking in accessible spaces
  • No valet parking
  • Count of van accessible parking spaces: 1
  • Count of total accessible parking spaces: 3
  • All accessible parking spaces are closest to the accessible entrance
  • Non-slip entrance ramp
  • All ramps longer than 6 feet have railings on both sides
  • Ramps have sturdy railings, accessible landings
  • Service animals accepted
  • No large lettering and/or alternative text on all signage
  • Accessible path to check-in
  • Accessible path to guest rooms
  • Accessible path for all public spaces
  • No accessible elevator
  • Accessible public restroom
  • Accessible desks in the business center
  • Accessible tables in public dining spaces
  • Total count of accessible rooms: 2
 

Accessible King Deluxe Room with Roll-In Shower

  • This room has 1 King bed
  • Hearing and Visual Accessibility Kits for Guest Rooms Are Available at Check-In
  • The room has audible fire/smoke detectors
  • The phone has TTY or TTD capabilities
  • The TV has closed-captioning or decoders
  • The viewports are lowered on the door
  • The Door security features are lowered 
  • The thermostat controls are lowered on the wall
  • The light switches are lowered on the wall
  • The door is a Safloc lever and lock key system
  • The closet bars & shelves sit higher than 36 inches above ground
  • Accessible shelving is 36 inches above ground
  • There are grab bars at the toilet
  • There are grab bars in the shower and/or tub
  • The room has a roll-in shower
  • The are accessible faucet controls
  • There is a handheld spray unit in the shower and/or tub
  • There is a shower/tub seat available
  • There is not accessible toe & knee clearance around the desk
  • There is accessible toe & knee clearance around the sink/vanity
  • The doorway is 36 inches wide
  • There is wheelchair access path between and/or around beds
 

Accessible Queen Deluxe Room with Roll-In Shower

  • This room has 1 Queen bed
  • Hearing and Visual Accessibility Kits for Guest Rooms Are Available at Check-In
  • The room has audible fire/smoke detectors
  • The phone has TTY or TTD capabilities
  • The TV has closed-captioning or decoders
  • The viewports are lowered on the door
  • The Door security features are lowered 
  • The thermostat controls are lowered on the wall
  • The light switches are lowered on the wall
  • The closet bars & shelves sit higher than 36 inches above ground
  • Accessible shelving is 36 inches above ground
  • There are no grab bars by the bed
  • There are grab bars at the toilet
  • There are grab bars in the shower and/or tub
  • The room has a roll-in shower
  • The are accessible faucet controls
  • There is a handheld spray unit in the shower and/or tub
  • There is a shower/tub seat available
  • There is not accessible toe & knee clearance around the desk
  • There is accessible toe & knee clearance around the sink/vanity
  • The doorway is 36 inches wide
  • There is wheelchair access path between and/or around beds
  • The door is a Safloc lever and lock key system
 

Restaurant Accessibility

Topper's offers a host of accessibility features, including fire alarms for audio and visually impaired, accessible parking spots, accessible entrance path without stairs, and accessible seating arrangements. We strive to offer a relaxing and enjoyable experience to all our guests.
 

Accessible Restaurant Features

  • Fire alarms for the audio & visually impaired
  • Service animals accepted
  • No alternative or large lettering on signage
  • Accessible parking spots
  • 3 Van-accessible parking spots
  • Accessible parking spaces are closest to the restaurant entrance
  • Accessible, firm, and slip-resistant entrance path without stairs
  • Entrance path width: 48 inches
  • Entrance path is free of objects protruding into the space
  • Accessible, non-slip ramp with sturdy railings for the entrance
  • Ramp has accessible landings
  • Signage identifying the location of the accessible entrance
  • Entrance door width: at least 32 inches
  • Entrance door has at least 18 inches of wall clearance on the pull side of the door
  • Entrance door threshold height: less than 3/4 of an inch
  • Carpet with a pile that is greater than 1/2 inch high and may cause tripping hazards
  • Entrance door handle: not more than 48 inches high
  • Aisles of at least 36 inches between fixed seating
  • Accessible seating distributed throughout the dining area
  • Accessible tables and counters height: 28 to 34 inches
  • Entrance door is automatic, operable with a closed fist, can be operated with minimal force, and takes at least 3 seconds to close
  • Accessible tables and counters do not have knee space at least 27 inches high x 30 inches wide x 19 inches deep
  • Cashier counter height: more than 36 inches
  • Food-ordering & pickup counters height: more than 36 inches
  • Accessible public restrooms
  • Signage indicating the location of accessible restrooms
  • No pictograms and/or raised lettering on restroom doors
  • Restroom entrance doorways width: at least 32 inches
  • Restroom entrance doors have accessible handles: not higher than 48 inches from the ground
  • Restroom entrance doors operate with minimal force
  • Accessible restrooms with adequate maneuvering space
  • Restrooms have pathways of at least 36 inches to all fixtures
  • Restroom stall doors are not operable with a closed fist
  • Mobility impaired guests may find it difficult to maneuver in the stalls
  • No accessible stall with grab bars near the toilet
  • Toilet seats height: 17 - 19 inches
  • At least 30 inches wide x 48 inches deep space in front of the restroom sink
  • Restroom sink rim is equal to or less than 34 inches high
  • At least 29 inches space from the floor to the bottom of the sink
  • Sink faucets, soap dispensers, and hand dryers can be operated with a closed fist
  • Restroom mirror has reflection surfaces at or below 48 inches from the ground
Website Accessibility

The Wauwinet


Date: 2/11/2019
 
At The Wauwinet we are committed to providing an excellent online experience for all our guests - including those with hearing, vision, and other disabilities.
 
To ensure this, The Wauwinet strives to substantially conform with Level AA success criteria of the Website Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 . Our website is designed, developed, and maintained in accordance with these guidelines, including regular testing.
 
If you have any difficulty, questions, or would like to report any issues related to the accessibility of our website, please contact us at [email protected] or 508-228-0145.
 
Subsequent reports were run on: 07/01/2021; 06/01/2021; 05/01/2021; 04/01/2021; 03/27/2021; 03/15/2021; 03/01/2021; 02/01/2021; 01/01/2021; 12/01/2020; 11/03/2020; 10/01/2020; 09/03/2020; 09/01/2020; 08/01/2020; 07/06/2020; 06/08/2020; 06/02/2020; 05/03/2020; 03/01/2020; 02/01/2020; 01/11/2020; 01/03/2020; 01/01/2020; 12/05/2019; 12/04/2019; 11/26/2019; 11/06/2019; 10/01/2019; 09/06/2019; 09/01/2019; 08/01/2019; 07/05/2019; 07/04/2019; 07/02/2019; 06/02/2019; 05/03/2019; 04/04/2019; 03/11/2019; 02/11/2019

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Optimize the way you view your web browser. If you have difficulty in reading the website on your screen, you may be able to change the settings on your browser to help you improve readability and visibility of each webpage:
 
Learn about the Accessibility features of these major Internet Browsers below:
 

Website Accessibility Features

This website is designed to be fully accessible to all and is designed according to W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 and conforms to most priority checkpoints which entail some of the following elements:
 

Navigation Shortcuts

Our website can be navigated by using the tab key to traverse the elements of each page and by using the enter key to activate a highlighted link.
 

Structured, Semantic Markup

HTML heading tags are used to convey the document structure. Navigation menus are tagged as HTML maps so that the menu title can be read out, and the menu items are presented as a group. Please see our Site Map for easy navigation at: https://www.wauwinet.com/site-map
 

Images Visibility

All content images include descriptive ALT attributes and all purely decorative graphics include null ALT attributes.
 

Standards Compliance

The site is designed to conform to Level AA compliance as specified by the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines. All pages validate as XHTML 1.0 and use structured semantic markup.
 

Accessibility References

 

Accessibility Software and Services

The following tools and services are available for free to assist you with viewing and interacting with our website:
  • Click Here for HTML Validator, a free service for checking that web pages conform to published HTML standards.
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