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Youth Hostel Ottobeuren

Information on accessibility

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

Some information on accessibility are listed below. Detailed information can be found in the test report.

  • There is a general car park. The parking spaces for people with disabilities are not marked (parking space size: 350 cm x 500 cm, distance to the entrance: 10 m).
  • The car park and the outdoor paths are low in vibration due to their surface qualities and are easy to walk and drive on.
  • The entrance is steplessly accessible (threshold 2 cm).
  • The reception counter is 105 cm high. There is no other, equivalent communication possibility while sitting.
  • All passageways/doors are at least 80 cm wide (exceptions: corridor door to room "Oberammergau" and room doors "Nürnberg", "Eichstätt", "Oberammergau" with 78 cm, bathroom door of room "Oberammergau" with 66 cm).
  • All rooms that can be used by the guest can be reached steplessly.
  • There are wheelchair accessible tables in the dining room.

Room "Nürnberg" with washbasin (multi-bedroom)

  • The rooms "Nürnberg" and "Eichstätt" each have their own washbasins. Shower and toilet for people with disabilities are located in the separate public sanitary room (see below).
  • The room door is 78 cm wide.
  • The maneuvering space in front of essential, immobile furnishings is at least 150 cm x 150 cm.
  • On the right side of the bed the maneuvering space is 160 cm x 210 cm, on the left side the bed stands next to the wall.
  • The bed is 46 cm high and wheelchair accessible.
  • The maneuvering space in front of the washbasin is 140 cm x 200 cm.
  • The washbasin has limited wheelchair access.
  • The mirror cannot be seen while sitting.

Room "Eichstätt" with washbasin (multi-bedroom)

  • The rooms "Nürnberg" and "Eichstätt" each have their own washbasins. Shower and toilet for people with disabilities are located in the separate public sanitary room (see below).
  • The room door is 78 cm wide.
  • The maneuvering space in front of essential immobile furnishings is at least 150 cm x 112 cm.
  • On the left side of the bed the maneuvering space is 168 cm x 210 cm, on the right side the bed stands next to the wall.
  • The bed is 47 cm high and wheelchair accessible.
  • The maneuvering space in front of the washbasin is 140 cm x 103 cm.
  • The washbasin has limited wheelchair access.
  • The mirror cannot be seen while sitting.

Room "Oberammergau" with sanitary room (double bedroom)

  • The room door is 78 cm wide.
  • The maneuvering space in front of essential immobile furnishings is at least 132 cm x 87 cm.
  • On the left side of the bed the maneuvering space is 56 cm x 210 cm, on the right side the bed stands next to the wall.
  • The narrowest passage width in the room is 56 cm (column).
  • The bed is 47 cm high and wheelchair accessible.
  • The door to the bathroom is 66 cm wide.
  • The maneuvering spaces are:
    • at the door and in front of the washbasin 103 cm x 97 cm;
    • in front of the toilet 160 cm x 63 cm;
    • right and left of the toilet there is no maneuvering space.
  • There are no handles on both sides of the toilet.
  • The washbasin has limited wheelchair access.
  • The mirror can be seen while standing or sitting.
  • The height difference between the upper edge of the shower tray and the floor at ground level is 29 cm. The shower area is 70 cm x 70 cm. There is a grab handle, but no shower chair.
  • There is a cord as alarm trigger.

Sanitary room with shower and toilet to room "Nürnberg" and "Eichstätt"/public toilet for people with disabilities

  • The height of the threshold is 3 cm.
  • The maneuvering spaces are:
    • at the door, in front of the washbasin and the toilet 115 cm x 190 cm;
    • to the right of the toilet 100 cm x 56 cm, the toilet cannot be accessed from the left.
  • There are handles on both sides of the toilet, the right handle can be folded up.
  • The washbasin has limited wheelchair access.
  • The mirror can be seen while standing or sitting.
  • The shower area at ground level is 100 cm x 120 cm. There are grab handles and a shower chair/shower seat.
  • There is a cord as alarm trigger.

Some information on accessibility are listed below. Detailed information can be found in the test report.

  • Assistance dogs are allowed.
  • The entrance is visually contrasted to the surroundings. There is a tactile perceptible change of floor covering.
  • There are no carousel or rotary doors.
  • Glass doors are partially provided with safety markings.
  • Rooms and corridors are illuminated bright and glare-free.
  • Control elements are tactilely detectable almost everywhere and partially visually rich in contrast.
  • Paths are visually rich in contrast and tactilely detectable almost everywhere. The walls can be used as orientation guideline almost everywhere.
  • Signs are designed in well legible font.
  • There are no obstacles, e.g objects protruding into the path/room.
  • There is no guidance system (e.g. floor indicators) in indoor and outdoor areas.

Some information on accessibility are listed below. Detailed information can be found in the test report.

  • There is no visual alarm.
  • There is no audio induction loop.
  • In the evaluated rooms, there is no freely available outlet near the bed.
  • WiFi is available in the public areas.
  • Information for orientation is provided in written form.
  • In the dining room there are tables with bright and glare-free lighting, where there are no lamps that restrict the field of vision. There are no seating areas with low background noises.

Some information on accessibility are listed below. Detailed information can be found in the test report.

  • The name and logo of the establishment are clearly visible from the outside at the entrance.
  • The destination of the path is usually within sight. There is no uninterrupted guidance system or signs at a visible distance.
  • A business card with the address and telephone number of the youth hostel is displayed at the reception desk.
  • There is no information in easy language or photorealistic representation.
  • There is no menu. The dishes are not presented visibly.
Certified in the period: February 2019 – January 2022

Address & contact

Jugendherberge Ottobeuren

Kaltenbrunnweg 1
87724 Ottobeuren
Phone number: +49 8332 368
Website: www.ottobeuren.jugendherberge.de

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