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Youth Hostel Burg Schwaneck

Description

The educational centre Burg Schwaneck of the Kreisjugendring München-Land combines three institutions under one roof: Burg Schwaneck is one of the 12 youth education centres in Bavaria recognised by the Bavarian Youth Ring as well as a youth hostel in the German Youth Hostel Association. The education centre also includes the nature experience centre on the castle grounds, an environmental station recognised by the Bavarian Ministry of the Environment.  The castle with its historic rooms can be used in a variety of ways as a place for overnight stays and conferences. We offer a unique ambience for school trips, European tours, international youth meetings and holiday stays, also for families. Our seminar rooms offer a suitable setting for further training, specialist conferences and seminars related to youth work. For further information, please see the website   https://www.burgschwaneck.de/jugendherberge

Information on accessibility

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All areas relevant for testing meet the quality criteria of the label "Accessibility tested - partially barrier-free for people with walking disabilities and wheelchair users".

Some information on accessibility are listed below. For detailed information please see the evaluation report.

  • A general car park is available. There is a marked parking space for people with disabilities (parking space size 350 cm x 500 cm). The distance to the entrance is 130 m.
  • The car park and the path to the entrance of the youth hostel are easy to walk and drive on due to the surface quality.
  • The entrance to the castle and the reception is accessible without steps and thresholds.
  • The reception counter is 119 cm high. There is no other possibility of communication while sitting.
  • There are no revolving doors.
  • All evaluated doors and passages are at least 80 cm wide (exception: mobile ramp at the entrance to the "Rittersaal" with 76 cm).
  • All evaluated rooms that are available to the guest are at ground level, accessible via ramps or elevators (exception: "Großer Rittersaal" and bowling alley with 5 cm step at the bridge).
  • The cab size of the elevator is 144 cm x 140 cm. There is a horizontal control panel.
  • A 5 cm high step is located on the bridge on the outside path to the bowling alley and the "Großer Rittersaal". The outdoor path is not easy to walk and drive on.
  • In the small dining room on the 1st floor and in the café, there are wheelchair accessible tables, but not in the large dining room on the 1st floor.

Castle (youth hostel) - 1st floor: room no. 103:

  • The room is a shared room.
  • The movement areas are:
  • in front of essential furnishings (e.g. cupboards) 185 cm x 175 cm;
  • to the left of the bed 238 cm x 220 cm;
  • to the right of the bed 0 cm x 0 cm.
  • The bed is 43 cm high.

Bathroom

  • The movement areas in the bathroom are: in front of the sink 158 cm x 188 cm; in front of the WC 188 cm x 158 cm; to the left of the WC 154 cm x 69 cm; to the right of the WC 54 cm x 69 cm.
  • There are grab bars to the left and right of the WC.
  • There are folding grab bars to the left and right of the WC. 
  • The washbasin is wheelchair accessible at a height of 67 cm and a depth of at least 30 cm.
  • The mirror can be viewed while sitting or standing.
  • The shower is accessible without steps. 
  • The shower area is 150 cm x 150 cm.

Burg (Youth Hostel) - Ground floor: Public WC

  • The movement areas are: in front of the sink 164 cm x 144 cm; in front of the WC 144 cm x 164 cm; to the left of the WC 118 cm x 53 cm; to the right of the WC 31 cm x 53 cm.
  • There are grab rails on the left and right side of the WC.
  • The left grab rail can be folded up.
  • The mirror is visible in sitting and standing position.

Some information on accessibility are listed below. For detailed information please see the evaluation report.

  • Assistance dogs are allowed.
  • The entrances to the castle and the reception are visually contrasted to the surroundings and can be recognized by a tactile change of the floor covering.
  • The stopping position is not announced by spoken commands in the elevator. Operating elements are tactilely detectable and visually rich in contrast. 
  • The operating elements are tactilely detectable throughout the entire building and are predominantly visually rich in contrast.
  • The paths are designed visually rich in contrast everywhere and are tactilely detectable almost everywhere or the walls can be used as orientation aids.
  • All evaluated areas usable by the guest are well illuminated, i.e. bright and glare-free.
  • Information is available in clearly legible font, but cannot be tactilely detected.

Some information on accessibility are listed below. For detailed information please see the evaluation report.

  • There is no visually perceptible alarm in the building.
  • There is no audio induction loop.
  • In the large and small dining room on the 1st floor and in the café on the ground floor, there are tables at which there are no lamps standing or hanging that restrict the field of vision or eye contact. Tables with bright and glare-free lighting are only available in the large and small dining room, not in the café. There are no seating areas with low background noises.
  • In the elevator, an emergency call is confirmed audibly, but not visibly.
  • In the evaluated rooms, at least one electrical outlet is available near the bed.
  • Knocking at the room door is not indicated by a flashing signal.
  • Information is available in written form.

Some information on accessibility are listed below. For detailed information please see the evaluation report.

  • Name and logo of the company are clearly visible from the outside at the entrance to the castle and the reception.
  • Business cards/brochures with address and telephone number of the host are visibly displayed in the evaluated rooms or at the reception.
  • The destinations of the routes are usually within sight or an uninterrupted guidance system is available. There is no colored or pictorial guidance system.
  • There is no menu, the dishes are not presented visibly.
  • There is no information in easy language. Information is not provided by pictograms.
Certified in the period: January 2022 – December 2024

Address & contact

Jugendherberge Burg Schwaneck

Burgweg 10
82049 Pullach
Phone number: +49 89 744140
Website: http://www.burgschwaneck.de

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