The Oceanfront Hotel

Hotels, Accessibility

Accommodation, HotelsSointula, Northern Vancouver Island, Vancouver Island

210 First Street Bc, Sointula, British Columbia, V0N 3E0

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
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
Accessible Guest Rooms
  • Accessible route to accessible rooms
  • Entry door is a minimum 815 mm wide
  • Lever type handle on entrance door
  • Easy pull or push door (max 2.3g of 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
  • Lever style faucet controls
  • Door is a minimum 815 mm wide
  • Shower chair with backrest (fixed or portable) within reach of controls
  • Grab bars at toilet
  • Lowered mirror at sink vanity
  • Handheld showerhead with lever controls
  • Roll-under sink minimum roll under height 684 mm
  • Raised toilet - 430-480 mm above floor with grab bars
  • Fixed maximum hot water temperature
  • No threshold roll-in shower
  • Fixed grab bars in shower

Hearing

  • Accommodation has closed captioning on TVs/video boards

General

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

We have wheelchair accessible level entry rooms with level entry bathrooms. We have an abundance of street parking.

Learn More

The Oceanfront Hotel is a pet friendly family owned business that has been run by us ( Robin and Ray ) for the last 30 years. It boasts panoramic sea views from the majority of our rooms. Guests can enjoy the sound of the ocean from their balconies and bring along their pets for the ultimate family getaway. This beachfront property is located 250 feet from Sointula ferry terminal. Your ferry fare includes the return trip and seniors travel free from Monday – Thursday. Cable TV, a microwave, coffee pot, tea kettle, and a mini fridge is standard in each brightly decorated room with use of a communal kitchen. Private kitchens and kitchenettes are also available in select rooms. Free wifi is offered in all areas. Whale-watching, sports fishing and crabbing charters are available, just ask us! Beach combing for sea-glass, hiking trails and kayaking opportunities are also available from our property! Come enjoy our small island lifestyle, and leave feeling refreshed, rejuvenated, and at peace! Oh, and please drink the water! It’s the best in the world! We offer both short and long term accommodations. While our pub is currently closed due to COVID, we have opened a new takeout window that is open for lunch and dinner from 11:30-1:30/5-8 every day! Fun Fact: Malcolm Island was listed as one of the Canada’s best island getaways in Canadian Geographic Travel magazine in the Summer 2017.