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Best Western Plus Kamloops Hotel

Hotels, Accessibility

660 Columbia St W, Kamloops, British Columbia, V2C 1L1

Health and Safety Info

Accessibility

This business has self-assessed as having the following accessible attributes. Please contact the business directly for further detail if required.

Mobility

Parking
  • Designated accessible parking near an accessible entrance that is specifically marked
  • Space specifically marked with a van-accessible sign, at minimum 4.7 metres wide, large enough to accommodate a vehicle with a side lift/ramp
Entrance
  • Entrance has no steps or if there are one or more steps, there is non-slip ramp with a maximum of 5% slope
  • Entry route has a door that is at minimum 815 mm wide
  • One or more entry points are automated
Restroom In Public Area
  • Can be reached without going up or down stairs, has a main entrance and/or stall that is a minimum 815 mm wide and has an outward swing door
Food Services
  • Accessible path of travel and accessible style tables/booths
Elevator
  • Multiple floors with an elevator that is large enough for a 180-degree turn with a mobility device (minimum turning area of 1,500 mm in diameter)
Accessible Guest Rooms
  • Rooms for guests using mobility devices
  • Accessible route to accessible rooms
  • Entry door is a minimum 815 mm wide
  • Lowered "spyhole" in door
  • Lever type handle on entrance door
  • Easy pull or push door (max 22 newtons or 2.24 kilograms-force)
  • Lowered room controls (light switches, temperature controls)
  • Lowered bed height (550-600 mm)
  • Space between furniture is a minimum of 900 mm
  • Lowered hanging space in closet
Accessible Guest Room Bathroom
  • Door is a minimum 815 mm wide
  • Fixed maximum hot water temperature
  • Roll-under sink minimum roll under height 684 mm
  • Insulated pipes under sink vanity, where these pipes are exposed
  • Lever style faucet controls
  • Lowered mirror at sink vanity
  • No threshold roll-in shower
  • Shower chair with backrest (fixed or portable) within reach of controls
  • Fixed grab bars in shower
  • Handheld showerhead with lever controls
  • Bathtub with grab bars
  • Bath bench or chair with backrest
  • Raised toilet - 430-480 mm above floor with grab bars
  • Grab bars at toilet

Vision

Overall Space
  • Braille/large print signage for all publicly accessible areas
  • Audible alarm and/or public service system
  • Customer service staff have been trained, and prepared to verbally describe rooms, menus, business amenities and contracts/waivers in detail
  • Staff are available to accompany guests through the venue as a guide, and to describe the sights

Hearing

Overall Space
  • Accommodation has closed captioning on TVs/video boards
  • Business has a visual warning (alarm) system
  • Staff are trained to use alternative communication tools such as Apps or text messaging

Cognitive & Sensory Friendly

Overall Space
  • Staff are available to accompany guests through the venue as a guide, and to describe the sights

General

Emergency Plan
  • Emergency plan includes staff trained to provide in-person assistance for people with mobility, visual, and hearing requirements
Service Dogs
  • Staff have been trained on guide and service dog policies
High Speed Internet Service
  • Business has high-speed internet service available for video application use
Additional Information

We are certified by the Rick Hansen Foundation Accessibility (RHFAC) rating program (first in Kamloops).

Learn More

Enjoy a stay at this Award Winning Environmental Friendly Hotel with a 4 Key Green Hotel rating. Located in the Sahali portion of Kamloops, nearest hotel to Thompson Rivers University and the Tournament Capital Center.With 81 guestrooms, free breakfast, Saltwater Indoor pool and hot tub. 42″ Tv’s with Optik HDTV and individual device 30/5 Wi-Fi. 4 Accessible suites with 91 cm doorways and roll-in showers including family suite. Call Hotel if any special needs.