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Vazon Bay Apartments & Bungalows

Rue des Goddards, Castel, Guernsey, GY5 7BG

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include self catering holiday apartments and flats.
  • Services / facilities within the grounds include an outdoor swimming pool, a children's play area, patio area and seating.

Location

  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located in front of the main reception and throughout the grounds.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There is/are 0 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
    • Assistance may be required because there is / are level changes with no dropped kerbs.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is a dropped kerb between the car park and the venue.
    • The dropped kerb does not have tactile paving.
    • The patron does not have to cross a road.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • Drop-off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • Some car parking areas have dropped kerbs but most do not.

Outside Access (Reception Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located the front of the Reception building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The bell is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
  • The main door(s) open away from you (push).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The door opening is 156cm (5ft 1in) wide.
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a small raised threshold in the doorway.
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open away from you (push).
    • The doors are single width.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The door opening is 72cm (2ft 4in) wide.

Level Change (Reception Main Entrance)

  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.
  • The step(s) is/are located in front of the entrance.
  • There is / are 2 step(s) to the area / service.
  • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
  • The step(s) is / are clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is / are medium.
  • The steps do not have handrails.

Inside Access (Reception)

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • The lighting levels are bright.

Reception

  • The desk is 5m (5yd 1ft) from the Reception Main Entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is low (76cm or lower).
  • The lighting levels are bright.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Outside Access (Apartment No 9 Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open away from you (push).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The door opening is 79cm (2ft 7in) wide.
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open towards you (pull).
    • The doors are single width.
    • The door(s) is / are light.
    • The door opening is 71cm (2ft 4in) wide.

Level Change (Apartment No 9 Main Entrance and Patio Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.
  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.
  • The step(s) is / are located in front of the main entrance and patio entrance.
  • There is / are 1 step(s) to the area / service.
  • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
  • The step(s) is / are clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is / are medium.
  • The steps do not have handrails.
  • The ramp or slope does not bypass the step(s).

Outside Access (Apartment No 9 Patio Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The door opening is 112cm (3ft 8in) wide.

Room (Apartment No 9)

  • General Information View
    • The Tourist Board rating is 3 Star and 4 Star.
    • There are 20 rooms in total.
    • There are 10 standard ground floor rooms.
    • There are 10 standard rooms on other floors.
  • Accessible Rooms View
    • There are not accessible ensuite facilities.
  • Auxiliary Aids - General View
    • Some hotel rooms have no auxiliary aids for people with sensory impairments.
    • The hotel does not provide other auxiliary aids for people with mobility impairments.
    • Assistance dogs are welcome to stay with guests in rooms.
  • Ground Floor Standard Rooms View
    • There are standard rooms on the ground floor.
    • There is not level access to ground floor rooms.
    • Adjoining rooms are not available.
  • Standard Rooms on Other Floors View
    • There are standard rooms on other floors.
    • The other floors cannot be accessed by lift.
    • There is not level access to standard rooms on other floors.
    • Adjoining rooms are not available.

Inside Access (Apartment No 9)

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are varied.

Living Area, Apartment No 9

  • There is a living area in the apartments.
  • There are 2 sofas in the living area.
  • The height of the sofas is 48cm.
  • The sofas do have armrests.
  • There is a coffee table in the apartments.
  • The height of the coffee table is 45cm.
  • There is a table and 4 chairs in the living area.
  • The height of the table is 78cm.
  • The chairs do not have armrests.

Standard Kitchen, Apartment No 9

  • The apartments do have kitchens.
  • There are no low level counters in this kitchen.
  • The counter height is 92cm.
  • The height of the sink is 92cm.
  • There is a built in cooker.
  • The height to the top of the cooker controls is 80cm.
  • There is a built in hob.
  • The height to the top of the hob controls is 94cm.

Standard Bathroom, Apartment No 9

  • The apartments do have standard bathrooms.
  • The bathroom is 7m from the Apartment No 9 Main Entrance.
  • The height of the bath is 54cm.
  • The bath has mixer taps.
  • The bath has a wall mounted rail on the left hand side as you sit in the bath.
  • The bath has mixer taps.
  • There is a standard shower within the bath.

Standard Toilet(s) (Apartment No 9)

Other Floors (Standard Upstairs Apartments)

  • Steps View
    • There are 13 steps between floors.
    • The steps are not clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is not a landing.
  • Other View
    • The services / areas on the floors which are not accessible are upstairs apartments.

Outside Access (Bungalow 5)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of bungalow 5.
    • There is ramped/sloped and stepped access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The door(s) is/are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 86cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is steep.
    • The width of the ramp/slope is 123cm (4ft).
    • The ramp/slope does not bypass the step(s).
  • Step(s) View
    • The step(s) is/are located in the doorway.
    • There is/are 1 step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are not between 15cm and 18cm.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are 12cm.
    • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).

Bungalow 5 - Lounge and Kitchen

  • The lounge and kitchen are immediately ahead as you enter the bungalow.
  • The lounge area is to the left and has a two seater sofa and a three seater sofa.
  • There is an entertainment unit with TV.
  • The height to the top of the TV is 105cm.
  • There is a nest of tables.
  • The height to the top of the highest table is 49cm.
  • The kitchen area is to the right as you enter.
  • There is a table and chairs.
  • The height of the table is 69cm.
  • The chairs do not have armrests.
  • The height of the worksurfaces is 90cm.
  • There is a built in cooker and hob.
  • The height to the top control of the cooker is 79cm.
  • The height to the top control of the hob is 94cm.
  • The height of the sink is 91cm.
  • The taps are twist/turn mixer.
  • There is built in dishwasher.
  • The height to the handle is 84cm.
  • The controls are internally mounted on the top of the door.
  • There is a built in washer/dryer.
  • The height to the top control is 82cm.
  • There is a built in fridge freezer.
  • The height to the fridge handle is 158cm.
  • The height to the freezer handle is 64cm.

Bungalow 5 - Bedroom and Ensuite

  • There are 3 bedrooms.
  • There are 2 twin bedrooms and 1 double bedrooms.
  • The door widths to all bedrooms and ensuite bathrooms is 76cm.
  • The heights of the beds is 57cm.
  • The heights between the bed bases and the floor is 3cm.
  • There are bedside cabinets in all rooms.
  • There are dressing tables in the double bedroom.
  • The twin bedrooms have an ensuite shower room.
  • There is a toilet, wash basin and standard shower.
  • The shower is accessed by 1 deep step created by the shower tray.
  • The double bedroom has an ensuite bathroom.
  • The bathroom has a toilet, wash basin and bath with overhead shower.
  • Photographs 1 - 6 show the front left twin bedroom.
  • Photographs 7 - 15 show the double bedroom.

Swimming Pool

  • There is not a ramped entrance into the water.
  • There is not a hoist for wheelchair users to access the water.
  • There are not steps into the swimming pool.
  • The handrails are on both sides.
  • There is a ladder type entrance into the water.
  • There is a handrail on both sides of the ladder.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

Additional Info

  • Staff do not receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents are not available in Braille.
  • Documents are not available in large print.
  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.
  • The assistance dog toilet area is located in the areas surrounding the venue.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.