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DoubleTree by Hilton Islington

60 Pentonville Road, Islington, London, N1 9LA

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Location

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Kings Cross.
  • The nearest underground station is Angel.

Opening Times

  • The venue is open 24hrs and Reception is staffed 24 hours per day.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.
  • Public Car Parks. View
    • There is a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
    • The name of the car park is Angel Central Car Park.
    • The car park is located off Parkfield Street.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details. View
    • On street marked Blue Badge bays are not available.
    • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are not available.
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • A designated drop off point is available for a coach and taxi cabs.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Pentonville Road.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The width of the door opening is 190cm (6ft 3in).
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The width of the door opening is 190cm (6ft 3in).

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located leading up to the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is moderate.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • The width of the ramp/slope is 104cm (3ft 5in).
  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • There is/are 4 step(s) to the area/service.
  • The lighting levels at the step(s) are bright.
  • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.

Reception

  • The desk/counter is 11m (12yd 1in) from the front entrance.
  • There is level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.
  • The desk/counter is medium height (77cm - 109cm).
  • The desk/counter has a low (76cm or lower) section.
  • The lighting levels are bright.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • 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.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1-2-3-4-5.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The steps are not clearly marked.
    • The steps are deep (18cm+).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
    • The lighting levels are low.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located in the main foyer to the right of the reception desks.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G-1-2-3-4-5.
  • The lift is approximately 16m (17yd 1ft) from the accessible entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The dimensions of the lift are 124cm x 131cm (4ft 1in x 4ft 4in).
  • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The lift does have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.

Restaurant Bar Internal (Bar60)

  • The following information is for the bar.
  • Once inside, there is level access to the service.
  • Food is not available from the bar.
  • Full table service is not available.
  • Food or drinks are ordered from the counter.
  • Food or drinks can be brought to the table.
  • There is not a lowered section at the service counter.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs are permanently fixed.
  • The nearest table is 31m (33yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 65cm (2ft 2in).
  • Menus are hand held only.
  • Menus are not available in Braille.
  • Menus are not available in large print.
  • Picture menus are not available.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • The type of food served here is main meals, sandwiches and snacks.

Restaurant Bar Internal (Infusion Restaurant)

  • Once inside, there is level access to the service.
  • Full table service is available.
  • Some tables are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs are permanently fixed.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 72cm (2ft 4in).
  • Menus are hand held only.
  • Menus are not available in Braille.
  • Menus are not available in large print.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • The type of food served here is international cuisine.

Room

  • General Information View
    • There are 373 rooms in total.
  • Accessible Rooms View
    • There are accessible ensuite facilities.
    • There is / are 6 room(s) which has / have accessible ensuite facilities.
  • Accessible Room View
    • The height of the bed is 61cm (2ft).
    • The measurement between the bed base and floor is 4cm (2in).
  • Accessible Ensuite View
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The dimensions of the accessible ensuite are 215cm x 289cm (7ft 1in x 9ft 6in).
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 77cm (2ft 6in).
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available for the toilet.
    • As you face the toilet, the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • The toilet seat is 48cm (1ft 7in) above floor level.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm in height.
    • There is a sink.
    • The height of the sink is 72cm (2ft 4in).
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is not a functional emergency alarm available in the ensuite.
    • There are mirrors.
    • Mirrors are 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 fixed.
    • The shower control type is twist/turn.
    • There is no shower seat .
  • Signage, colour contrast and lighting in accessible rooms View
    • The colour contrast between the walls and floor is good.
  • Ground Floor Standard Rooms View
    • There are not standard rooms on the ground floor.
  • Comments View
    • There are no rooms available with flashing or vibrating fire alarms.
    • A note is made of the rooms of guests with hearing impairment, and a member of staff will aid them in the event of a fire.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is for the sole use of disabled people.
    • The accessible toilet is 29m (32yd) from the accessible entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is located in the corridor next to the lifts.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens inwards.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 197cm x 269cm (6ft 6in x 8ft 10in).
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 127cm (4ft 2in).
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is not a functional emergency alarm available.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is not a coat hook.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There are mirrors in the accessible toilet.
    • Mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 47cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The hand dryer is 105cm (3ft 5in) high.
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a sink.
    • The sink is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • Lighting levels are bright.
  • Comments View
    • Wall mounted and drop down rails are available.
    • There are baby changing facilities in the adapted toilet.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents are not available in Braille.
  • Documents are not available in large print.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.
  • Comments View
    • The photograph shows the wheel-in shower in the adapted room en-suite bathroom.