The Hero of Waterloo

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The History of the Hero of Waterloo Hotel in The Rocks, Sydney, begins in 1843. George Paton, builder of the Garrison Church in 1840, bought the adjoining land from Johnathon Clarke (The…

The History of the Hero of Waterloo Hotel in The Rocks, Sydney, begins in 1843.

George Paton, builder of the Garrison Church in 1840, bought the adjoining land from Johnathon Clarke (The Shipwrights Arms, 1831).

Paton, a stonemason, built The Hero from sandstone brought up from the Argyle Cut. A favourite drinking spot for the Garrison Troops of the Colonial days.

This lovely hotel with its burning open log fires, amazing live music, well stocked bar, red coat history cellar museum tour, and its warm hospitality is a must for any tourist.

Actively welcomes people with access needs.
Adhere to The Food Authority requirements for allergy management in food preparation
Advise tour guides of the access needs of guests at the time of booking (includes pick up and drop off requirements)
Ask all visitors if there are any specific needs to be met

Caters for people who use a wheelchair.

Caters for people with allergies and intolerances.
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 accessible seating areas in theatrette
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 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)
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
Train your staff in disability awareness
Train your staff to respond to allergic reactions
Website meets WCAG 2.0 accessibility standards

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