Wheelchair accessible hotel room hallway

For travelers with disabilities, the importance of an adequately accessible hotel room cannot be overstated. During a trip, hotel rooms are the home-away-from-home and must accommodate a variety of activities: from rest and relaxation to personal and even medical care. With our independence so often reliant on the adaptations made to our homes, it can be difficult to know if a hotel will offer the level of accessibility that we need.

With so few resources being vailable to travelers with disabilities, many do not know what is required of hotels or what to expect when reserving or checking-in to an accessible hotel room. This guide to hotel accessibility clears up common misconceptions about ADA requirements and contains the information you need for a successful stay. Due to the large amount of information about handicap accessible hotel rooms, this guide has been broken down into multiple parts.