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Rookery Nook

56 Culcabock Avenue, Inverness, IV2 3RQ

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Opening Times

  • This venue is a 24hr self-catering venue with keys provided on arrival.

Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the city.
  • This venue is situated in Inverness.
  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest mainline station is Inverness.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is at the front of the venue.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There 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 slopes/ramps.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is not a dropped kerb / non stepped access from the car park to the venue.
    • The patron does not have to cross a road.
  • Drop off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • The car parking available here is permitted space on the street at the front of the building.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the side of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The bell is in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
  • The main doors open away from you (push).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 84cm (2ft 9in) wide.
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The doors open away from you (push).
    • The doors are single width.
    • The doors are heavy.
    • The door opening is 79cm (2ft 7in) wide.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading up to the entrance from the left.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 90cm (2ft).
  • Comments View
    • The ramp also slopes back down past the entrance to access the garden.

Outside Access (Garden Patio)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the rear of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open by sliding.
  • The doors are double width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 70cm (2ft 4in) wide.

Level Change (Garden Patio)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading down past the main entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 90cm (2ft).
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located in front of the entrance.
  • There is / are 1 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do not have handrails.
  • Comments View
    • The garden is accessed by ramp from the main entrance through the gate which is 85cm wide and opens inwards.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • Lighting levels are adjustable.

Room

  • General Information View
    • The Tourist Board rating is 3.
    • There are 1 standard ground floor rooms.
  • Accessible Rooms View
    • There are accessible ensuite facilities.
    • There is / are 1 room(s) which has / have accessible ensuite facilities.
    • There is / are 0 adjoining room(s) available for carers.
  • Location and Access View
    • The accessible room viewed is 9m (9yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • There is level access from an accessible entrance.
    • No accessible rooms are located in a separate building from the main hotel.
  • Accessible Room View
    • The width of the door is 79cm (2ft).
    • The height of the bed is 53cm (20in).
    • The measurement between the bed base and floor is 43cm (16in).
    • Light switches are within 120cm from floor level.
    • There is not a functional emergency alarm in the room.
    • No emergency alarm is fitted in the room.
    • An adjoining room is not available.
    • Assistance dogs are welcomed to stay with guests in accessible rooms.
  • Accessible Ensuite View
    • The width of the door to the ensuite is 80cm (2ft).
    • The door opens inwards.
    • The door is heavy.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The dimensions of the accessible ensuite are 295cm x 180cm (9ft x 5ft).
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 60cm (23in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet, the wall mounted grab rails are on the left.
    • The toilet seat is 42cm (16in) above floor level.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm in height.
    • There is a sink.
    • The sink cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the sink is 81cm (2ft).
    • The tap type is twist/turn.
    • There is not a mixer tap for the sink.
    • There is not a functional emergency alarm in the ensuite.
    • No emergency alarm is fitted in the ensuite.
    • Disposal facilities are available.
    • There are mirrors.
    • Mirrors are not placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
  • Bath and Shower View
    • There is not a bath.
  • Wheel In Shower View
    • There is a wheel in shower.
    • The shower head is adjustable.
    • The shower control type is twist/turn.
    • The shower seat is shower chair.
    • The flip down or fixed seat height is 42cm (16in).
    • There are handrails available.
  • Signage, colour contrast and lighting in accessible rooms View
    • There is No additional signage on or near the hotel door.
    • The colour contrast between the external hotel room door and wall is fair.
    • The colour contrast between the walls and floor is fair.
    • The colour contrast between the internal hotel room door and wall is fair.
    • The colour contrast between the external ensuite door and wall is fair.
    • Lighting levels are adjustable.
  • Colour contrast and lighting in accessible ensuite View
    • The colour contrast between the internal ensuite door and wall is fair.
    • The colour contrast between the walls and floor in the ensuite is good.
    • The colour contrast between the drop down rails and wall is poor.
    • The colour contrast between the grab rails and wall is poor.
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Auxiliary Aids - General View
    • Assistance dogs are welcome to stay with guests in rooms.
    • The number of accessible rooms with wheel in showers is 1.
  • Ground Floor Standard Rooms View
    • There are not standard rooms on the ground floor.
  • Standard Rooms on Other Floors View
    • There are not standard rooms on other floors.

Additional Info

  • Staff do not receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents are not available in Braille.
  • Documents are not available in large print.
  • There is an open fireplace.
  • Plastic cups are not available.
  • Plastic cutlery is not available.
  • Drinking straws are available on request.
  • Children are welcomed at the venue.