When booking a staycation, we usually look at how IG-worthy its facilities are from the swimming pool to the sweeping views. But those with disabilities or mobility impairment have to also consider how accessible some of these hotels are. Small design details like grab bars in the shower or if a wheelchair can fit through a door can make or break a holiday.
These seven hotels in Singapore have accessible amenities that are not only wheelchair-friendly. Some have also implemented little details like braille and text-to-speech devices to accommodate guests with visual or hearing impairments too.
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Destination Singapore Beach Road is a contemporary hotel with dedicated accessible rooms for guests with disabilities. Each room is 30sqm – about 18sqm larger than the average hotel room – so the extra space allows for those with wheelchairs to comfortably navigate around the room. Its bathrooms are also equipped with grab bars and roll-in shower stalls.
Destination Singapore Beach Road
Address: 700 Beach Road, Singapore 199598
Telephone: 6679 2000
The St. Regis Singapore is one of the OG luxury hotels in town, and you’d be glad to know that they offer mobility-friendly rooms and self-parking facilities. When you request an accessible room, you can expect lowered amenities like locks and electrical outlets you can easily reach.
Their swanky bathrooms are also outfitted with grab bars for more support. Those with visual or hearing impairments can also expect braille and tactile signage along with assistive listening devices in the meeting rooms.
St. Regis Singapore
Address: 29 Tanglin Road, Singapore 247911
Telephone: 6506 6888
Another 5-star hotel in Singapore that has wheelchair-friendly amenities is the Ritz-Carlton. The routes from the entrance to the guest rooms, meeting areas, restaurants, fitness centre are all spacious enough to accommodate wheelchair users. The appointed guest rooms also have 32-inch door frames which most average-sized wheelchairs can fit through comfortably.
Address: 7 Raffles Avenue, Singapore 039799
Telephone: 6337 8888
Situated in the heart of the Tanjong Pagar district is the Sofitel Singapore City Centre. The hotel has rooms and facilities that have been designed for guests with limited mobility like a roll-in shower, handlebars, and emergency cords to alert their staff to any accidents.
Sofitel Singapore City Centre
Address: 9 Wallich Street, Singapore 078885
Telephone: 6428 5000
The Capitol Kempinski Singapore has two rooms that have been specially adapted for those with physical disabilities or mobility issues. These rooms are kitted out with emergency cords and lowered bathroom sinks along with grab rails in the toilet.
Should you need it, a wheelchair is also available upon request so getting to the modern-Asian restaurant 15 Stamford is a lot more comfortable, especially for your elderly family members who need a little bit of assistance.
Capitol Kempinski Singapore
Address: 15 Stamford Road, Singapore 178906
Telephone: 6368 8888
Two deluxe rooms at the Grand Park Orchard are wheelchair-friendly and have other accessible amenities including handy grab bars in the bathroom, roll-in shower stalls, and bath seats on request.
The bedroom and bathroom doors also have widths of 35-inches and 34-inches respectively which should allow for almost all wheelchairs to pass through easily.
Grand Park Orchard
Address: 270 Orchard Road, Singapore 238857
Telephone: 6603 8888
Image credit: Furama Riverfront
A stone’s throw away from the Singapore River and the bustle of Robertson Quay is Furama Riverfront. The three accessible rooms available have lowered bathroom sinks for ease of access as well as handrails in the bathroom so wheelchair users and guests with balance issues can independently support themselves.
Address: 405 Havelock Road, Singapore 169633
Telephone: 6333 8898
The last thing travellers with limited mobility need is an inaccessible hotel room. Thankfully, these 10 Singapore hotels are well-equipped to host guests who require wheelchairs or other accessibility features. From luxury stays to budget-friendly accommodations, people with disabilities don’t need to search hard to enjoy a stress-free staycation.
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