Annual Meeting

1996 AHA Annual Meeting: Hotels Are Fully Accessible

AHA Staff, October 1995

The following information is provided to facilitate hotel reservations for those who need special physical, sight, or hearing accessibility. The hotel selected should be informed about special needs when the reservation is made.

Atlanta Hilton

Entrances: The main entrances on Courtland and Harris Streets are accessible.

Parking: An elevator from the parking garage leads directly to the hotel lobby. Valet service is available next to elevators. Special car parking spaces are provided and wheelchair van parking is available nearby.

Restrooms: All restrooms in public areas are accessible, except in the restaurant Nikolai's Roof.

Guest rooms: Two guest rooms on every renovated floor are wheelchair accessible. Visual door knockers and TDD phones are available upon request. In addition, TDD phones are located at the assistant manager's desk and in the communications department. Closed-caption televisions are in all new guest rooms. Shower stools and hand-held shower nozzles can be provided.

Meeting rooms: All meeting rooms are accessible. The Crystal Ballroom, which is bilevel, is equipped with wheelchair lifts.

Restaurants: The hotel's four restaurants and four lounges are accessible.

Atlanta Marriott Marquis

Entrances: All entrances to the hotel are accessible.

Parking: Accessible parking is available.

Restrooms: Accessible restrooms are located on the garden, lobby, convention, and exhibition levels.

Guest rooms: Twenty-six wheelchair-accessible guest rooms are available. Hand-held showers and shower benches are available upon request. Closed-caption televisions are in all guest rooms. Accessible kits are available for the hearing impaired. They include knock-alert, visual emergency alarm, vibrator alarm clock, telephone amplifier, and power strip. TDD telephones are available.

Meeting rooms: Accessible.

Restaurants: Accessible.

Hyatt Regency

Entrances: All entrances to the hotel are accessible.

Parking: Accessible parking is available.

Restrooms: Accessible.

Guest rooms: Thirteen physically accessible, six sight-accessible, and six hearing accessible rooms are available. These rooms can be equipped with closed-caption television, TDD telephones, front-door alert device, audio or visual smoke detector, hand-held showers, and shower benches.

Restaurants: Accessible.

Clarion Hotel Downtown

Entrances: John Wesley Dobbs Avenue entrance is accessible.

Parking: Accessible.

Restrooms: Public restrooms on the mezzanine level are accessible.

Guest rooms: Nine accessible rooms are available. The rooms are equipped with TDD telephones, closed-caption television, audio and visual smoke detector, hand-held showers, and shower benches.

Restaurants: Accessible.