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ADA Compliance Kits for Hotels

ADA Accessibility Guidelines

ADA Accessibility Guidelines for places of lodging. All ADA kits carried by Harris Communications are ADA compliant. Please contact us for customized kits.

Effective March 15, 2012, the Federal Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) changed the accessibility requirements for hotels and motels. The ADA requires that all hotels and motels provide guest rooms accessible to individuals with physical disabilities. The ADA has specific language and requirements for hearing impaired accessibility.

The new requirements also requires hotels and motels to disperse the Hearing Impaired accessible guest rooms among the various types of guest rooms offered based on type, number of beds and amenities. This means that hotels and motels are not allowed to make all mobility (wheelchair) accessible rooms Hearing Impaired accessible nor are they able to limit Hearing Impaired accessible rooms to one floor, queens, kings, smoking, and non-smoking. Hearing impaired accessible guest rooms must be DISPERSED among the various types of guest rooms offered.
Number of Rooms# of ADA Kits Currently# of ADA Kits
2 to 2512
26 to 5024
51 to 7537
76 to 10049
101 to 150512
151 to 200614
201 to 300717
301 to 400820
401 to 500922
501 to 10002% of total5% of total
1001 and over20 plus 1 for each 100 over 1,00050 plus 3 for each 100 over 1000

The information provided is from the U.S. Department of Justice ADA Standards for Accessible Design. Visit the ADA website at www.ada.gov for complete and updated information on ADA compliance.