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YWCA Hotel Vancouver

Hotels, Accessibility

Accommodation, HotelsVancouver, Vancouver & Area, Vancouver, Coast & Mountains

733 Beatty Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6B 2M4

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
Entrance
  • Entrance has no steps or if there are one or more steps, there is non-slip ramp with a maximum of 5% slope
  • One or more entry points are automated
  • Entry route has a door that is at minimum 815 mm wide
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
Elevator
  • Multiple floors with an elevator that is large enough for a 180* turn with a mobility device (minimum 1.50-metre 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 2.3g of force)
  • Lowered room controls (light switches, temperature controls)
  • Space between furniture is a minimum of 900 mm
  • Space on both sides of bed is a minimum 1.5 metre square turning radius
  • Lowered hanging space in closet
Accessible Guest Room Bathroom
  • Lever style faucet controls
  • Door is a minimum 815 mm wide
  • Bath bench or chair with backrest
  • Shower chair with backrest (fixed or portable) within reach of controls
  • Grab bars at toilet
  • Lowered mirror at sink vanity
  • Roll-under sink minimum roll under height 684 mm
  • Raised toilet - 430-480 mm above floor with grab bars
  • Bathtub with grab bars
  • Fixed grab bars in shower

Vision

  • Braille/large print signage for all publicly accessible areas
  • Audible alarm and/or public service system
  • Multiple lighting options to improve visibility
  • 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 guest through venue as a guide, and to describe the sights

Hearing

  • Accommodation has closed captioning on TVs/video boards

General

High Speed Internet Service
  • Business has high-speed internet service available for video application use
Supporting Programs
  • Business accepts Access2Card (www.access2card.ca)

YWCA Hotel Vancouver offers a warm welcome to all travellers and is a comfortable, safe and affordable place to stay at the heart of downtown’s arts and entertainment scene. All rooms are private and there’s a choice to suit your needs and budget – from single rooms to quints. Our 155 room facility has air-conditioning, mini-fridges, telephones, TVs, guest area kitchens, laundry rooms and free WiFi! The YWCA Hotel is just a stroll away from Robson Street, the city’s shopping and restaurant mecca. Other nearby neighbourhoods worth exploring include Historic Gastown, Chinatown and trendy Yaletown. The YWCA Hotel is the recipient of the 2019 TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards for the Best Bargain Hotel in Canada, and has been the recipient of the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence since 2011. Come and discover for yourself why YWCA Hotel is worth checking into!