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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 or 603-643-4300.
    Subsequent reports were run on: 12/05/2023; 11/01/2023; 10/01/2023; 09/01/2023; 08/01/2023; 07/01/2023; 06/01/2023; 05/01/2023; 04/03/2023; 03/01/2023; 02/04/2023; 01/02/2023; 12/01/2022; 11/04/2022; 10/03/2022; 09/01/2022; 08/01/2022; 07/08/2022; 07/01/2022; 06/01/2022; 05/26/2022

    Browser Help and Support

    You can optimize the way you use your web browser. You can update the settings on your browser which may help you improve the readability and visibility of each page.
    View the accessibility features of theses major browsers with the following links:

    Website Accessibility Features

    The design of this website is done according to W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1, to provide accessibility to all users, and conform to priority checkpoints including, but not limited to:

    Navigation Shortcuts

    Use of the tab key to navigate through different elements of each page and use of the enter key on any highlighted link to activate it.

    Structured Semantic Markup

    The HTML headings indicate the structure of the document. The navigation menus are marked as HTML maps, which allows the menu title and menu items to be read as a group. For easy navigate, visit our Site Map at:

    Images Visibility

    All decorative graphics contain a “null” ALT attribute, whereas content images include a relevant descriptive ALT attribute.

    Compliance with Standards

    This site was designed in conformance with Level AA standards per the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines. The pages render as validate XHTML 1.0 and have structured semantic markup.

    Accessibility References

    Software and Services for Accessibility

    The following free tools and services can be used to help view and interact with our website: