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YWCA Hotel Vancouver

Hotels, Accessibility

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
  • 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
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)
  • Space between furniture is a minimum of 900 mm
  • Space on both sides of bed for a 180-degree turn with a mobility device (minimum turning area of 1,500 mm in diameter)
  • Lowered hanging space in closet
Accessible Guest Room Bathroom
  • Door is a minimum 815 mm wide
  • Roll-under sink minimum roll under height 684 mm
  • Lever style faucet controls
  • Lowered mirror at sink vanity
  • Shower chair with backrest (fixed or portable) within reach of controls
  • Fixed grab bars in shower
  • 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
  • Multiple lighting sources 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 guests through the venue as a guide, and to describe the sights

Hearing

Overall Space
  • Accommodation has closed captioning on TVs/video boards

Cognitive & Sensory Friendly

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

General

Supporting Programs
  • Business accepts Access2Card (www.access2card.ca) or permits a support person to accompany the customer at no cost or at a discount
High Speed Internet Service
  • Business has high-speed internet service available for video application use

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 theres 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!