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Accessibility Features

At the Franciscan Hotel, we make sure every guest enjoys a comfortable, caring stay. From accessible parking to guestrooms with accessible bathrooms with grab bars, our Santa Barbara hotel is designed so everyone, including people with disabilities, can enjoy our vibrant hospitality experience. We look forward to welcoming you to Santa Barbara, California.

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Hotel Accessibility Features

  • There are fire alarms for the audio & visually impaired
  • There is an accessible entrance without stairs
  • There are accessible doorways for all public spaces
  • Service Animals Accepted
  • There is no Alternative or Large Lettering on Signage
  • There is an accessible covered area for pickup & drop-off
  • There is accessible self parking
  • There is no accessible valet parking
  • We have accessible parking spots
  • There are 2 van-accessible parking spots
  • There are 3 accessible parking spots
  • All accessible parking spaces are closest to the restaurant entrance
  • The entrance ramp is non-slip
  • The ramps have railings
  • There is an accessible path to check-in
  • There is an accessible path to guest rooms
  • There is an accessible path for all public spaces
  • There are no accessible elevators
  • There is an accessible entrance to the pool
  • There is no accessible fitness center
  • There are not accessible business center
  • This hotel has 53 Rooms & Suites
  • This hotel has 1 Accessible Rooms

Accessible Room Type 1: Palm Suite

  • This room has 1 Queen bed
  • There are no hearing and visual accessibility kits available at check-in for this hotel.
  • Telephone Ring Signaler
  • Visual Strobe Fire & Smoke Detector
  • The room has audible fire/smoke detectors 
  • The phone does not have TTY or TTD capabilities
  • The TV has closed-captioning or decoders 
  • The viewports are lowered on the door
  • The door security features are lowered on the door
  • The thermostat controls are lowered on the wall
  • The light switches are lowered on the wall
  • The closet bars & shelves sit equal to or lower than 36 inches above ground
  • Accessible shelving is Yes inches above ground
  • There are no grab bars at the bed
  • There are grab bars at the toilet
  • There are grab bars in the shower and/or tub
  • The room has a roll -in shower.
  • The are accessible faucet controls
  • There is a handheld spray unit in the shower and/or tub
  • There is a shower/tub seat available
  • There is accessible toe & knee clearance around the desk
  • There is accessible toe & knee clearance around the sink/vanity
  • The doorway is 36 inches wide
  • There is wheelchair access path between and/or around beds
  • This room has a Lever Door & Lock System
  • The room placard does not have alternative text
     

Accessible Room Type 2: Executive King Guestroom Accessible

  • This room has beds
  • There are no additional hearing and visual accessibility amenities for this hotel.
  • The viewports are not lowered on the door
  • The door security features are not lowered on the door
  • The thermostat controls are not lowered on the wall
  • The light switches are not lowered on the wall
  • The closet bars & shelves sit higher than 36 inches above ground
  • Accessible shelving is  inches above ground
  • There are no grab bars at the bed
  • There are no grab bars at the toilet
  • There are no grab bars in the shower and/or tub
  • The are no accessible faucet controls
  • There is no handheld spray unit in the shower and/or tub
  • There is no shower/tub seat available
  • There is not accessible toe & knee clearance around the desk
  • There is not accessible toe & knee clearance around the sink/vanity
  • The doorway is  inches wide
  • There is no wheelchair access path between and/or around beds
  • This room has a  Door & Lock System
  • The room placard does not have alternative text
     
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AccessibilityWebsite Accessibility

The Franciscan Hotel


Date: 12/19/2023
At The Franciscan Hotel we are committed to providing an excellent online experience for all our guests - including those with hearing, vision, and other disabilities.
To ensure this, The Franciscan Hotel 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 805-963-8845.
Subsequent reports were run on: 04/01/2024; 03/05/2024; 02/01/2024; 01/01/2024; 12/20/2023

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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:

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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: https://www.thefranciscansb.com/site-map

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.

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Software and Services for Accessibility

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