Hotels, resorts, cottages, apartments, villas:
Our requirements are that the hotels are free of barriers in public spaces and have one or more rooms accessible and equipped with the features provided by Western laws regarding accessibility.
The bathroom must be equipped with roll-in shower (or walk-in shower) with frameworks, folding stool, the toilet bowl should be reachable from at least one side, have supports or at least a bar fixed to the wall.
Experience has shown that often the rooms declared accessible by the hotels or they are not (out of ignorance of the needs of guests who will use them), or maybe they are, but in a not-accessible environement.
Where possible we try to use facilities we have personally inspected, but not always possible.
Nonetheless we carry at least stringent telephone surveys to try to avoid problems for customers who come to us.
In some houses the facilities are examples of accessibility with pools also accessible, accessible beaches, …
The accessibility of the beach, to resorts and tourist villages, is one of the aspects that we deepen.
Some hotels are very specialized and also have annexes rehabilitation centers and treatment.
Honestly, after all these years of experience, we tend to say that the structure 100% accessible does not exist; a problem more or less serious you can almost always find.
Designers and investors, does not have a thorough understanding of the needs of our customers, the laws are quite sketchy too and often allow exceptions.
However usually the problems are not insurmountable and the helpful staff of the hotels allows you to overcome them and enjoy an “accessible” holiday.
Leaving the Western countries the accessibility of hotels falls and, with few exceptions, you can not rely on barriers’free hotels and rooms accessible to Western standards.
In some countries, both in Europe are very few available apartments accessible (Paris, Rome, …), while in some exotic destinations accessible and luxury villas are available (Thailand, Bali, …).
In Italy accessible tourist farms apartments are quite common especially in regions that have most developed the tourist farms as Like Tuscany, Umbria, …
However the topic “host accessible” is so vast, complex and differentiated that can not be dealt with in a few words …
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