The Porter House Hotel - MGallery

Overview

The Porter House Hotel - MGallery is nestled amongst the eclectic mix of heritage and modern buildings in the heart of Sydney's CBD. Take a journey of discovery for all the sense, where rich history…

The Porter House Hotel - MGallery is nestled amongst the eclectic mix of heritage and modern buildings in the heart of Sydney's CBD. Take a journey of discovery for all the sense, where rich history meets modern elegance.

You will find The Porter House Hotel, just footsteps away from Sydney's iconic attractions such as the Australian Museum, Hyde Park, Darling Harbour, Capitol Theatre and Circular Quay. With 122 guest rooms designed for the modern traveler, The Porter House Hotel is a stylish sanctuary, blending architectural design with the charms of yesteryear.

A quiet space is available at the venue/ facility
Actively welcomes people with access needs.
Adhere to The Food Authority requirements for allergy management in food preparation
Ask all visitors if there are any specific needs to be met

Caters for people who are blind or have vision loss

Caters for people who are deaf or have hearing loss

Caters for people who use a wheelchair.

Caters for people with allergies and intolerances.

Caters for people with high support needs who travel with a support person

Caters for people with sufficient mobility to climb a few steps but who would benefit from fixtures to aid balance. (This includes people using walking frames and mobility aids)

Employ people with disability
Have a bathroom which is fully accessible and equipped with ceiling hoist and adult change table
Have a handheld shower hose (should be at least 1500mm long)
Have a hearing loop
Have a lever handle on the door (easier to use)
Have a low noise reception areas with hearing loss friendly acoustics and adequate lighting for viewing facial expressions (includes common areas which are free of background noise, background music)
Have a place to store medical equipment (eg oxygen)
Have a shower curtain (no door)
Have a step free main entrance to the building and/or reception area (includes ramps or slopes with a maximum gradient of 1:14, otherwise are too steep for wheelchairs)
Have a wheelchair accessible toilet / shower and change room
Have accessibility information and photos, including of a bathroom, room and/or floor plan on your website (can be emailed on request)
Have an accessible public toilet which is unlocked
Have doorways which are easy to open and have lever handles (doorways 850mm or wider when open and not heavy)
Have Exit signs which are visible at a ground level (high level signs are difficult to see in a fire)
Have grab rails in the bathroom
Have handrails on all your stairways
Have lifts with enough space for people using a mobility aid to enter and turn around to use the lift buttons. Buttons are at accessible height.
Have raised tactile buttons in your lifts
Have rooms which are interconnecting
Have step free access to restaurant, lounge and bar
Have step free access to the conference or function room
Have step free outdoor pathways (includes picnic areas, barbecues and shelters)
Have twin beds available on request
Have volume controlled phones
Modify your cooking and cleaning practices to cater for people with food allergies or chemical intolerances (could include menus with meals free from: nuts, dairy, seafood, eggs, gluten etc)
Offer a range of contact methods for receiving complaints
Offer multiple options for booking - web, email, phone
Provide assistance with booking arrangements (includes providing clear itineraries with written instructions on what to do at various destinations)
Provide grabrails provided adjacent to the toilet
Provide information in large print
Provide seating in common areas including reception area
Train your staff in customer service for people with vision loss (training would incorporate way finding and communicating with people with vision loss)
Train your staff in communicating with people with learning or behavioural challenges
Train your staff in disability awareness
Train your staff to respond to allergic reactions
Use easy read fonts in your signage and communication materials (Helvetica and Arial)
Welcomes and assists people who have challenges with learning, communication, understanding and behaviour. (includes people with autism, intellectual disability, Down syndrome, acquired brain injury (ABI), dyslexia and dementia)

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