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Accessibility

The Rockaway Hotel is committed to ensuring that guests with disabilities and/or impairments have equal access to all goods, services and property features throughout the hotel. To request goods or services, or for any general inquiries on our accessible accommodations please forward them to hello@therockawayhotel.com or call 718-474-1071.

 

We offer a total of 4 ADA compliant guest rooms throughout our hotel.

These rooms include: 

  • Deluxe King ADA accessible Bay view room (255 sqft) 
  • Deluxe King ADA Accessible Bay view room (256 sqft) 
  • Suite King Ocean view with Terrace (424 sqft) 
  • Suite 2 Queen ADA Ocean view with Terrace (335 sqft) 

All of our ADA rooms are equipped with: 

  • Grab bars in bathroom 
  • Telephones with flashing light 
  • Closed captioning on televisions 
  • Visual fire alarms 
  • Extra space for mobility 
  • Extra wide doorways

Items available upon request:

  • TTY 
  • Wireless door knocker 
  • Telephone amplifier 
  • Raised toilet seat 
  • Portable shower seats for ADA roll in showers 
  • Shower bench for ADA tubs 
  • Lift into the pool 
  • Wheelchair 
  • Walker 

All of our publicly accessible features and services include, but are not limited to: Margie’s restaurant, The Rooftop and The Pool Bar 

  • Front desk 
  • Elevator access 
  • Ramp to the beach 
  • Handicap accessible bathrooms 
  • Valet or self parking with handicap parking spaces available

 

Website Accessibility

The Rockaway Hotel is committed to ensuring digital accessibility for people with disabilities. We are continually improving the user experience for everyone and applying the relevant accessibility standards.

Conformance status

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) defines requirements for designers and developers to improve accessibility for people with disabilities. It defines three levels of conformance: Level A, Level AA, and Level AAA. The Rockaway Hotel Website contains WCAG 2.0 level AA conforming functionality. Conforming functionality means that efforts were taking during the development of the website to follow WCAG standards.

Compatibility with browsers and assistive technology

The Rockaway Hotel Website is designed to be compatible with the following assistive technologies:

  • Chrome,
  • Firefox, and Safari browsers on JAWS, NVDA, and VoiceOver screen reader technologies

Technical specifications

Accessibility of The Rockaway Hotel Website relies on the following technologies to work with the particular combination of web browser and any assistive technologies or plugins installed on your computer:

  • HTML
  • WAI-ARIA
  • CSS
  • JavaScript

Limitations and alternatives

Despite our best efforts to ensure accessibility of The Rockaway Hotel Website, there may be some limitations. Below is a description of known limitations, and potential solutions. Please contact us if you observe an issue not listed below.

Known limitations for the Website:

  • Tripleseat
  • Sevenrooms
  • Instagram
  • Widget

Feedback & Contact

We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of The Rockaway Hotel Website. Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers. Additionally, if you need any assistance or have any questions about the accessibility features of the hotel or require help reserving an ADA accessible, please reach out to us with the contact information below.

Phone: 718-474-1216

E-mail: hello@therockawayhotel.com

address: 108-10 Rockaway Beach

Drive, Rockaway Park, NY 11694

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