Skip to main content

Accessibility

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.

AccessibilityHotel Accessibility

 

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
     
  •  
AccessibilityWebsite Accessibility

Accessibility Statement for The Franciscan Hotel

Date: 12/19/2023
This is an accessibility statement from The Franciscan Hotel

Measures to support accessibility

The Franciscan Hotel takes the following measures to ensure accessibility of The Franciscan Hotel:
  • Employ formal accessibility quality assurance methods.

Conformance status

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) defines requirements for designers and developers to improve accessibility for people with disabilities. It defines three levels of conformance: Level A, Level AA, and Level AAA. The Franciscan Hotel is fully conformant with WCAG 2.2 Level AA. Fully conformant means that the content fully conforms to the accessibility standard without any exceptions.

Feedback

We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of The Franciscan Hotel. Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers on The Franciscan Hotel:
  • Phone: 805-963-8845
  • Business Address: 109 Bath Street, Santa Barbara, California 93101

Compatibility with browsers and assistive technology

The Franciscan Hotel is designed to be compatible with the following assistive technologies:
The Franciscan Hotel is not compatible with:
  • Older web browsers: Content may not function correctly on older versions of web browsers that lack support for modern web standards, HTML5 features, or CSS3 properties. Examples: Internet Explorer 6-8, and versions of Firefox, Safari, or Chrome no longer supported by the creators (typically up to two previous versions).
  • Non-standard browser configurations: Uncommon browser configurations, such as highly customized settings, extensions, or experimental features, may conflict with certain web content or accessibility tools.

Technical specifications

Accessibility of The Franciscan Hotel relies on the following technologies to work with the particular combination of web browser and any assistive technologies or plugins installed on your computer:
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • JavaScript
These technologies are relied upon for conformance with the accessibility standards used.

Limitations and alternatives

Despite our best efforts to ensure accessibility of The Franciscan Hotel, there may be some limitations based on third party entities that are providing data into the site. Please contact us if you observe an issue.

Assessment approach

This website was assessed for accessibility by the following approaches:
  • Self-evaluation at site launch
  • External evaluation: a recurring automated check via API providing tests for WCAG 2.2 specifications. Ongoing testing was conducted on: 06/03/2024; 05/21/2024; 05/01/2024; 04/01/2024; 03/05/2024; 02/01/2024; 01/01/2024; 12/20/2023

Date

This statement was created on 9 February 2024 using the W3C Accessibility Statement Generator Tool.