Hotel in Windermere Lake District

Access statement

We have tried to make access to and within our guest house as practical as possible within the restrictions of the building’s age, character and layout.

• Private car park at the front of the property with space for up to three cars.  There is additional parking opposite and across the road.

• Separate enclosed parking for motorbikes and bicycles on site.

• All guests are issued with their own keys upon arrival.

• The external doors are locked between 9pm and 7:30am for guest security

• There are two steps into the reception main hallway.

• We make every effort to ensure that all signage and literature at St John’s Lodge is produced in large print.

Room Access

• Rooms 3 and 4 are on the ground floor and therefore most suitable for those with less mobility.
• There are 14 steps to the lower ground floor to Rooms 1 and 2.
• There are 14 steps to the first floor to Rooms 5 and 6 and 16 steps to Rooms 7 and 8
• There are an additional 15 steps to the second floor to Rooms 10 and 11.

• Unfortunately there is no lift available.   Access is via well-lit staircases.

• We welcome guide dogs.

All bedrooms have:

• Bedside lighting

• Yale locks for security and additional handles are provided both internally and externally

• Anti-slip flooring in bathrooms

• Shower enclosures with grab rail

• Shower anti-slip mats

• Lever operated flush toilets

• Thermostatically controlled radiatorsAccess Statement - Breakfast Tray

We have an alternative access route to the building via the ‘tradesman’s entrance’ which requires only six steps to Room 1 and the dining room.

Our dining room is on the lower ground floor. We are happy to provide a breakfast tray in your room for our disabled guests. Please contact us in advance to arrange this.


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