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Accessibility Features at Hanover Inn

At Hanover Inn Dartmouth, every guest enjoys a comfortable and relaxing stay. We offer accessible parking spots, guestrooms with accessibility kits, roll-in showers, bathrooms with grab bars, and other amenities. With accessible seating arrangements and thoughtful amenities, we strive to offer every guest a relaxing dining experience at Pine Restaurant.
  • Hotel Accessibility
    • Fire alarms for the audio & visually impaired
    • Accessible entrance without stairs
    • Accessible doorways for all public spaces
    • Accessible covered area for pickup and drop-off
    • Accessible valet parking
    • Non-slip entrance ramp
    • Ramps have sturdy railings, accessible landings
    • Service Animals Accepted
    • Alternative and/or large lettering on public signage
    • Accessible path to check-in
    • Accessible path to guest rooms
    • Accessible path for all public spaces
    • Accessible elevator
    • Accessible public bathroom
    • Accessible path to maneuver in the fitness center
    • Accessible desks in the business center

    Accessible Guest Rooms Feature

    • 7 Accessible Guest Rooms
    • Roll-in Shower
    • Hearing and visual accessibility kits for guest rooms are available at check-in
    • Visual Strobe Fire & Smoke Detector
    • Audible fire/smoke detectors
    • TV has closed captioning or decoders
    • Viewports are lowered on the door
    • Thermostat controls are lowered on the wall
    • Light switches are lowered on the wall
    • Closet bars & shelves sit equal to or lower than 36 inches above the ground
    • Accessible shelving is 39 inches above the ground
    • Grab bars at the toilet
    • Grab bars in the shower and/or tub
    • Accessible faucet controls
    • Handheld spray unit in the shower and/or tub
    • Shower/tub seat available
    • Accessible toe & knee clearance around the desk
    • Accessible toe & knee clearance around the sink/vanity
    • The doorway is 35 inches wide
    • A wide path between and/or around beds
    • Door & Lock System: Ving Keycard
    • Room placard has alternative text

    Restaurant Accessibility

    At Pine Restaurant, we strive to offer every guest an easy and comfortable dining experience. Browse our restaurant accessibility features below and contact us at 603-643-4300.

    General Accessibility

    • Fire alarms for the audio & visually impaired
    • Service Animals Accepted
    • Alternative or Large Lettering on All Signage

    Accessible Entrance Way

    • Accessible without stairs
    • Firm, slip-resistant, and wide
    • Free of objects protruding into the space
    • Accessible ramp for the entrance
    • The entrance ramp is non-slip
    • The ramps have sturdy railings and accessible landings
    • Accessible entrance without stairs
    • Signage identifying the location of the accessible entrance
    • The entrance door is at least 32 inches wide,
    • The entrance door has at least 18 inches of wall clearance on the pull side of the door and a threshold less than 3/4 of an inch high
    • The restaurant has carpet with a pile that is less than 1/2-inch high
    • The carpet is securely installed to minimize tripping hazards
    • The entrance door handle is no more than 48 inches high and operable with a closed fist with minimal force
    • The entrance door is automatic and takes at least 3 seconds to close

    Seats, Tables, And Counters

    • Aisles of at least 36 inches between fixed seating
    • Accessible seating is distributed throughout the dining area
    • Accessible tables and counters are between 28 inches and 34 inches high
    • The cashier counter is no more than 36 inches high
    • Accessible tables and counters have knee space at least 27 inches high x 30 inches wide x 19 inches deep
    • Food-ordering & pickup counters are no more than 36 inches high and/or have space for passing items to customers

    Public Restrooms

    • Accessible public restrooms
    • Signage indicating the location of accessible restrooms
    • Pictograms/symbols and raised lettering on restroom doors
    • Restroom entrance doorways are at least 32 inches wide, have accessible handles no higher than 48 inches from the ground
    • Restroom entrance doors operate with minimal force
    • Accessible restrooms with adequate maneuvering space
    • Pathways of at least 36 inches to all fixtures
    • Stall doors are operable with a closed fist
    • Restroom stall with sufficient maneuvering space
    • Accessible stall with grab bars near the toilet
    • Toilet seats that are 17 to 19 inches high
    • Space of at least 30 inches wide x 48 inches deep in front of the restroom sink
    • The restroom sink rim is equal to or less than 34 inches high
    • At least 29 inches of space from the floor to the bottom of the sink
    • Sink faucets, soap dispensers, and hand dryers can be operated with a closed fist
    • The restroom mirror has reflection surfaces at or below 48 inches from the ground
  • Web Accessibility

    Hanover Inn Dartmouth


    Date: 5/26/2022
    At Hanover Inn Dartmouth we are committed to providing an excellent online experience for all our guests - including those with hearing, vision, and other disabilities.
    To ensure this, Hanover Inn Dartmouth strives to substantially conform with Level AA success criteria of the Website Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 . Our website is designed, developed, and maintained in accordance with these guidelines, including regular testing.
    If you have any difficulty, questions, or would like to report any issues related to the accessibility of our website, please contact us at [email protected] or 603-643-4300.
    Subsequent reports were run on: 07/01/2022; 06/01/2022; 05/26/2022

    Browser Help

    Optimize the way you view your web browser. If you have difficulty in reading the website on your screen, you may be able to change the settings on your browser to help you improve readability and visibility of each webpage:
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    Website Accessibility Features

    This website is designed to be fully accessible to all and is designed according to W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 and conforms to most priority checkpoints which entail some of the following elements:

    Navigation Shortcuts

    Our website can be navigated by using the tab key to traverse the elements of each page and by using the enter key to activate a highlighted link.

    Structured, Semantic Markup

    HTML heading tags are used to convey the document structure. Navigation menus are tagged as HTML maps so that the menu title can be read out, and the menu items are presented as a group. Please see our Site Map for easy navigation at: https://www.hanoverinn.com/site-map

    Images Visibility

    All content images include descriptive ALT attributes and all purely decorative graphics include null ALT attributes.

    Standards Compliance

    The site is designed to conform to Level AA compliance as specified by the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines. All pages validate as XHTML 1.0 and use structured semantic markup.

    Accessibility References

    Accessibility Software and Services

    The following tools and services are available for free to assist you with viewing and interacting with our website:
    • Click Here for HTML Validator, a free service for checking that web pages conform to published HTML standards.