From the Ashford International Hotel webpage: Whether you’re travelling as a family or a business professional on the move, if you’re looking for hotels in Ashford, look no further than Ashford International Hotel. Boasting 179 contemporary bedrooms, you’ll be sure to find the perfect setting to relax and unwind during your stay at this state-of-the-art hotel.
Accessibility informationGeneral accessibility information:
From www.qhotels.co.uk: Arrival At the Hotel, you will find 1020 parking spaces of which 8 are reserved for blue badge holders. 3 of these are located in the car park on the left as you enter the hotel grounds by the hotel's main entrance, the remaining 5 are located in the rear hotel car park. There is also a turning circle located directly outside the main entrance for dropping off and picking up only. There is a level, paved route from both sets of disabled parking into the hotel where the main entrances have a revolving door and a set of automated entrance doors. If you need assistance with luggage or equipment, our team are on duty 24 hours. Reception The Reception desk is located on the ground floor of the hotel in the entrance lobby. The reception desk is 115cm high although check-in can also be completed whilst sitting at a lowered level at the end of the reception desk. The following accessible aids are available at Reception: Induction Loop for use at Reception ‚Ä¢ Portable Induction Loop for use in our boardrooms , An evacuation chair is also available to enable our staff to assist with the emergency evacuation of disabled guests. A wheelchair is available for guests requiring access around the hotel on a complimentary basis. Our lifts are located behind the main bedroom staircase giving access to all floors. Bedrooms Ashford International Hotel has 3 purpose built accessible rooms on the ground floor with double beds.Bedroom Inclusions:
- Transfer space and turning of at least 120cm on one side of the bed
- Short pile carpet
- Non slip compound bathroom flooring
- Reading lamps provided
- 24 hour room service
- Walk in shower with shower chair no bath
- Accessible wheel-in shower wet rooms with wall mounted drop down seat
- Appropriate grab rails
- Horizontal and vertical grab rails and emergency cords
- Height adjustable sink units
If you would like to specifically book one of our access rooms please contact our UK call centre on 0845 034 5777 In the event of fire alarm activation these rooms have a sounder, vibrating pads and a visual flashing light. In the event of an emergency a member of the team will assist with your evacuation if necessary. Fire evacuation advice is provided on the back of your bedroom door and disabled refuge areas are situated on the lift lobbies in case staff need to summon extra assistance during your evacuation. Public areas & Toilet facilities There are no steps or slopes on the main corridors and public areas on the ground floor. All the restaurant, bar and lounge facilities at Ashford International Hotel are located on the ground floor making them easily accessible. One lift has audible enunciation and tactile buttons at standard height. Accessible toilet facilities are located in the main boulevard by the leisure club and in the conference room corridor on the ground floor. Conference, Banqueting & Meeting Rooms Our meeting rooms are located on the first and ground floors of which all are fully accessible from Reception. Hearing loops are available upon request in advance. Lighting can be dimmed where required. Please notify your conference or banqueting manager for specific seating or staging requirements. Leisure and Spa The leisure club is located on the ground floor. A member of the leisure team will show you the facilities and assist with access to the swimming pool and spa. A chair lift is located in the Leisure facility to allow access to both upper and lower leisure levels. A dedicated accessible toilet, shower and changing area is located within the leisure club, with a drop down seat and appropriate grab rails. Access to poolside is on the same level and there are steps with a handrail into the pool. Both the steam room and sauna are accessible with door widths of 85cm. Seating is provided in both. Outdoor Facilities The patio area can be accessed via the rear hotel entrance which is level and paved. There is a revolving door along with an automatic opening door for easier access / egress.