Accessibility

The Lighthouse Inn is committed to inclusion that extends to all visitors. We aim to make our hotel facilities available and accessible to all of our guests equally. In instances where this is not possible, we will endeavor to offer a suitable alternative.

Lighthouse Inn offers the following accessible features:

  • Four Accessible Guestrooms with mobility features
    • Ramp entrance into the accessible accommodations
    • Entry or passage doors that provide 32” of clear width.
    • 32” Flat screen television with Expanded Cable Channels, closed captioning available
    • TTY compatible telephone for hearing impaired
    • Restroom with roll in shower with grab bars, foldable seat and adjustable shower head
    • Grab bars near toilet
    • Accessible vanity
    • For more details on accessible guestrooms, please visit our Accessible Rooms page
  • Accessible public guest restroom with 32-inch entry doorway, grab bars, and accessible toilet.
  • Accessible parking by public entrance, by pool and by three accessible accommodations via ramp
    • Parking in main parking lot by Main building or Restaurant and Reception; Accessible parking by pool
    •  Van-accessible parking available in Main parking Lot
  • Accessible route from the accessible parking to the accessible guestrooms
  • Accessible route from the accessible public entrance to the registration area
  • Accessible registration desk
    • Side ledge 32 in. in height or alternative seated reception in Reservations Office East of lobby
  • Accessible onsite restaurant, meeting rooms
  • Accessible public entrance.
    • Ramp entrance located on west side of Main Building to enter dining room and lobby.
  • Accessible route from the hotel’s accessible public entrance to restaurant
  • Accessible route from the hotel’s accessible public entrance to the meeting rooms
  • Accessible route from the accessible public entrance to the accessible guestrooms
  • Accessible route to swimming pool
  • Public Areas/Facilities accessible for guests of different abilities
  • Emergency Light and Strobe fire safety alarm system, Alarms are audible and visual strobe
  • Roll-in Shower available
  • Toilet Risers available
  • Shower chairs available
  • Service support animals welcome
  • Accessible swimming pool with ADA Lift
  • Closed captioning available on televisions
  • TTY compatible telephone for hearing impaired
  • Menus available in large print upon request
  • Hotel complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and applicable guidelines

Accessibility in detail

The Lighthouse Inn is committed to inclusion that extends to all visitors. We aim to make our hotel facilities available and accessible to all of our guests equally. Outlined below are details of layout of property and accessible amenities available for guests. Please contact our Reservations Department at (508) 398-2244 to inquire about the aspect of our service on which you may wish to receive more detailed information or with any questions.

Reception, Parking & Public areas

Upon arrival, there are three parking spaces designated for disabled access in Main Parking Lot. Two located by ramp in front of Main building and one located by pool entrance. Reception and Waterfront Restaurant located on elevated level of Main building.

The Lighthouse Inn Main building has three front entrances to the restaurant and reception level, two entrances direct to Reception are accessed by stairs with hand rail only. Third entrance located on West parking lot side of building is access by ramp extending 107’ in length to entrance of west dining room. Entry doorway from ramp 32” wide. Dining room consists of short pile carpet extending across 110’ to 17’ of area rugs just beyond dining room in lobby to reception desk. The reception desk has a side ledge at an accessible level of 32” in height; alternatively, we are able to offer a seated check in service away from the front desk if more suitable in the Reservations Office. Public areas: Lobby, Living Room, Gift Shop are all located on same level as reception desk. Lighthouse Inn employees will read menus any printed/visual information and provide verbal directions to locations on property to guests who are blind/low vision.

Public Accessible Restroom is located at the ground level of Main Building. Restroom may be accessed from lobby through West Entrance of Dining room down the exterior ramp to ground level, when accessing from within Main building or direct from main parking lot. Entry doorway to building is 32” wide to well-lit corridor 6ft wide. Follow corridor 32 ft to accessible single restroom 9’ x 6’ with space free of obstacles and doors. Fold down Changing table available in accessible restroom. Conference Rooms and Game room are also available on this ground level of Main building., with Oceanview Lounge occasionally used for private functions and dining.

Restaurant

Waterfront Restaurant offers dining inside Main building as well as outside dining of oceanfront deck. Guests in wheelchairs can access deck from inside through two exits on south side of dining room. If lawn seating is preferred, guests may access from parking lot around building to oceanfront side of Restaurant. Waterfront Restaurant offers a lot of natural light during day hours with wall sconces lighting in evening. Large print menus available upon request. Lighthouse Inn employees will read menus to guests who are blind/low vision if requested. Dietary options available. Before placing your order, inform your server if anyone in your party has a food allergy.

Leisure Facilities

Accessible parking is located close to the outdoor pool. The pool is accessed by a wide set of graduated steps with a middle handrail. The pool has a starting depth of 3ft gradually extending to 7ft depth, with a shelf seat in pool with 3ft depth. A fixed pool lift is in place at the south entrance of pool and operational during all times that the pool is open to guests. There are no lifeguards available at Lighthouse Inn pool or beach. Contact staff for assistance with use of lift.

The beach at Lighthouse Inn spans over 550 feet along Nantucket Sound. The beach is located on the south side of property. Beach access from Main parking lot, 300ft of pavement to access 60ft of lawn to 1 ft cement partition separating lawn from sandy beach. Beach wheelchairs may be rented locally and delivered to property prior to arrival.

Adjacent to Lighthouse Inn is the West Dennis Public beach offering over a mile of sandy beach area. Select months beach wheelchairs are available at public beach. (Please contact Town of Dennis in advance to reserve a beach wheelchair/Surf/Mobi Beach Chair)

An 8-hole miniature golf course is located next to the outdoor pool at end of main parking lot. There is an accessible parking space on west side of mini golf. An accessible wheelchair golf club is available upon request through the front desk to be signed out.

Accessible Accommodations

Lighthouse Inn offers 3 accessible room options: Accessible King Suite, Accessible King Room, Accessible Oceanfront Room. Accessible rooms with ADA required features restroom with roll in shower, grab bars, foldable seat and adjustable shower head, visual emergency devices, closed caption televisions, Accessible room type may be selected when making reservation.

Accessible Accommodations Descriptions

The Accessible King Suites are located in the Carriage House building. These ADA compliant accessible two room suites, feature one King size bed and adjoining room with two twin beds and an accessible roll in shower.

Room Features:

  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Coffee Maker
  • 32” Flat screen television with Expanded Cable Channels, closed captioning available
  • TTY compatible telephone for hearing impaired
  • Air conditioning with climate control
  • Free toiletries
  • Alarm Clock Radio
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels
  • Wardrobe/Closet
  • Linen
  • Restroom with roll in shower with grab bars, foldable seat and adjustable shower head
  • Grab bars near toilet
  • Accessible vanity
  • In room Safe
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Accessible parking to ramp entrance to room
  • Ramp is 72’ in length to entrance of 32” wide entry door from accessible parking
  • Outdoor pool located 826’ from room access from ramp to lawn to pavement no stairs, parking also available by pool
  • Ramp to beach access across 304’ of lawn
  • Distance to lobby and Waterfront Restaurant from room along ramp, and lawn with no stairs is 770’

 

This Accessible King room, located not more than 100 yards from the beach, pool and Main House features a king bed on first floor accessible ramp from parking to room, accessible roll in shower, air conditioning, television, refrigerator, in-room safe, hairdryer and telephone with data port as well as complimentary wi-fi access.

Room Features:

  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Coffee Maker
  • 32” Flat screen television with Expanded Cable Channels, closed captioning available
  • TTY compatible telephone for hearing impaired
  • Restroom with roll in shower with grab bars, foldable seat and adjustable shower head
  • Grab bars near toilet
  • Accessible vanity
  • Air conditioning with climate control
  • Free toiletries
  • Alarm Clock Radio
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels
  • Wardrobe/Closet
  • Linen
  • In room Safe
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Accessible parking to ramp entrance to room
  • Ramp is 72’ in length to entrance of 32” wide entry door from accessible parking
  • Outdoor pool located 826’ from room access from ramp to lawn to pavement no stairs, parking also available by pool
  • Ramp to beach access across 304’ of lawn
  • Distance to lobby and Waterfront Restaurant from room along ramp, and lawn with no stairs is 770’

The Accessible Oceanfront room looks directly out over the ocean, 50’ from our private beach. This spacious one-room accommodation features a sitting area, a queen and a double bed, wood burning fireplace with wood provided. accessible restroom with roll in shower, air conditioning, television, refrigerator, in- room safe, hairdryer and telephone

Room Features:

  • Views overlooking Nantucket Sound
  • 32” Flat screen television with Expanded Cable Channels, close captioning available
  • TTY compatible telephone for hearing impaired
  • Accessible bathroom 11′ x 7′ with 32 inch entry doorway, horizontal grab bars located by toilet, in shower and vertical grab bar above bathtub
  • Roll In shower with grab bars, foldable seat and adjustable shower head
  • Grab bars near toilet
  • Accessible vanity
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Coffee Maker
  • Air conditioning with climate control
  • Free toiletries
  • Alarm Clock Radio
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels
  • Wardrobe/Closet
  • Linen
  • In room Safe
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Ramp is 12’ to entrance of 32” wide entry door
  • Access from nearest pavement to room is 110’ across lawn to ramp of room
  • Room is 360’ from nearest accessible parking, with a drop off area located 110’ from room
  • Outdoor pool located 563’ from room, parking available
  • Distance to lobby and Waterfront Restaurant from room along ramp, across lawn with no stairs is 370’’

Accessibility Statement in (PDF)

The Lighthouse Inn understands that every customer has different needs. Please contact our Reservations Department at (508) 398-2244 to inquire about the aspect of our service on which you may wish to receive more detailed information or with any questions.

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Additional Information/Accessibility Website Features
Some key accessibility features are described below for those who may wish to take advantage of them.

TEXT SIZING- If the text on the site is too difficult to read there are ways in which you can increase and decrease the text size:
• In Internet Explorer go to View > Text size and select Larger or Largest.
• Mozilla and Firefox users can alter the size of the displayed text by using Control and the Plus/Minus keys to increase/decrease the font size.
• Chrome users can alter the size of the displayed text by using Control and the Plus/Minus keys to increase/decrease the font size.

IMAGES – All images that provide information have appropriate alternative text such that the information is available to people who cannot see the images. Images that are provided for decoration are provided as either background images or have NULL (empty quote marks) alternative text.

SITEMAP – A sitemap is accessible in the bottom/footer navigation of every page and is provided to assist with navigation.

We strive to have a website that is accessible to individuals with disabilities. However, if you encounter any difficulty in using our site, please contact us at inquire@lighthouseinn.com or 508-398-2244. We will work with you to ensure that you have full access to the information available to the public on our site.

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