The first set of ADA Accessible Design Standards were put in place nearly 30 years ago, and the grace period for hotels to reach ADA compliance is over. Travelers should expect consistency in the design of accessible hotel rooms and bathrooms, regardless of which hotel they select. Unfortunately, many hotels have not adhered to the ADA standards, causing problems for travelers with disabilities.
If and when you encounter an ADA violation that limits or restricts your use of a hotel room, you should not remain silent. Follow these steps to resolve accessibility issues, whether before, during or after your stay.
Before Your Stay: Avoiding Accessibility Issues
Here are three things you can do to prevent an ADA violation at a hotel from ruining your vacation.