When visiting a hotel, every traveler deserves to have a safe and comfortable stay. And while most modern hotels tout ADA-compliant rooms and suites, not all are created equal. To help narrow the search, we’ve scoured the internet to find some of the best wheelchair-friendly hotels and resorts in the U.S. Here are 10 of our favorites.
The Anaheim Hotel, Anaheim, CA
The entryway to The Anaheim Hotel. (Photo courtesy of The Anaheim Hotel)
Directly across the street from Disneyland Resort, The Anaheim Hotel has the perfect wheelchair-friendly accommodations for magic-seeking travelers to call home. In addition to ADA-compliant rooms, The Anaheim Hotel has a variety of accessibility features onsite to ensure every traveler has the best stay possible. Visitors will find ADA lifts at both the pool and the spa as well as accessible parking with accessible pathways leading to the hotel restaurant, lobby, fitness center and more.
Drury Plaza Hotel Nashville Downtown, Nashville, TN
An exterior shot of Drury Plaza Hotel Nashville Downtown. (Photo courtesy of Drury Hotels)
Located just a few blocks south of the famous Broadway St, Drury Plaza Hotel Nashville Downtownis the perfect home base for travelers looking to explore the Music City. In addition to being close to all the action as far as bars and entertainment are concerned, guests of Drury Plaza Hotel Nashville Downtown will also find popular attractions like the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, the Johnny Cash Museum and John Seigenthaler Pedestrian Bridge just outside their doorstep. The Drury Plaza Hotel Nashville Downtown is fully ADA compliant with wheelchair-friendly digs available in King Deluxe, Queen Deluxe and King Suite categories.
Everline Resort & Spa, Olympic Valley, CA
The lobby at Everline Resort & Spa. (Photo courtesy of World of Hyatt)
For modern digs with mountain views, visitors can head to Everline Resort & Spa, a swanky property nestled within the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountain range. Just a few minutes northeast of popular Lake Tahoe, Everline Resort & Spa is a favorite among travelers in search of full-service, luxury accommodations. The property is beautiful and wheelchair users will be happy to know it’s also ADA-compliant. In addition to accessible public areas like restrooms, the fitness center, the front entrance and the lobby, Everline Resort & Spa is home to four wheelchair-friendly room categories — Deluxe King ADA Room Valley View, Fireplace ADA Suite Forest View, Fireplace ADA Shower Suite Valley View and Fireplace ADA Tub Suite Valley View.
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City, Atlantic City, NJ
An exterior shot of Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City. (photo courtesy of Expedia)
Famous for its bustling boardwalk, elaborately themed hotels and sandy shoreline, New Jersey’s Atlantic City attracts millions of visitors each year. Whether they’re ready to risk it all at the casino, are looking to explore the region’s bars and eateries or are hoping to enjoy a sun-soaked day at the beach, wheelchair-using travelers will find Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City to be a great place to rest their heads. The hotel’s north and south towers play host to a variety of accessible rooms under the “North & South Tower Accessible” room category, and guests can choose between one king bed or two queen beds.
Hotel Hive, Washington D.C.
The lobby at Hotel Hive. (Photo courtesy of Hotel Hive)
Travelers will be buzzing with excitement when they stay at Hotel Hive, Washington D.C.’s first micro hotel. What does that mean exactly? According to Hotel Hive’s website, micro-hotels are known for smaller rooms and bigger experiences, something this property delivers in the form of a historic building, vibrant community and unique onsite offerings. As far as accessibility goes, The Hive has four accessible rooms on the ground floor in its Buzz Twin, Hive Bunk and Hive Queen room categories. Each room is wheelchair accessible, connects to ADA-compliant access routes and features accessible locks, heating and cooling, lighting and phone controls.
Lago Mar Beach Resort & Club, Fort Lauderdale, FL
The view of the fountain from the lobby at Lago Mar Beach Resort & Club. (Photo courtesy of Lago Mar Beach Resort & Club)
According to reviews on Tripadvisor, Lago Mar Beach Resort & Club in Fort Lauderdale is one of the best affordable accessible hotels in the U.S. Just footsteps from the Atlantic Ocean, this beachfront property is a fan favorite for its prime location and laidback vibe. Plus, Lago Mar Beach Resort & Club has a variety of ADA Accessible rooms and suites for travelers to choose from. Available in two room categories — Accessible Standard Room and Accessible One-Bedroom Executive Suite —, the wheelchair-friendly digs at this hotel feature modern amenities, a king bed, a roll-in shower, a private balcony and more.
Luxor Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, NV
The Luxor Hotel & Casino at Dusk. (Photo courtesy of MGM Resorts)
Ranked highly by popular blogger Wheelchair Jimmy, the Luxor Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas scores points for accessibility thanks to its spacious rooms, wheelchair-friendly restaurants, bars and casino and its abundance of ramps throughout the property. In addition to accessible onsite amenities, Wheelchair Jimmy shared that the tram connecting Excalibur, Luxor and Mandalay Bay is free and “very wheelchair accessible.”
Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa, Lake Placid, NY
An ADA Accessible Lookout room at Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa, Lake Placid. (Photo courtesy of Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa)
Situated in a cozy corner of Upstate New York, Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa, Lake Placid is an excellent option for travelers searching for ADA Accessible accommodations. Featuring five ADA Accessible guest rooms in both the “Lookout” and “Oak Knoll” categories, six accessible parking spaces at various entry points around the building and roomy public spaces like the front desk, main lobby, library and living room, Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa, Lake Placid was built with accessibility in mind.
Prince Waikiki, Honolulu, HI
An exterior shot of the Prince Waikiki hotel. (Photo courtesy of Prince Waikiki)
Situated on the shores of Honolulu’s Kahanamoku Lagoon, a stay at Prince Waikiki, with its harbor views, lush palm trees and poolside cocktails, will instantly transport travelers to a vacation state of mind. As far as accessibility goes, Prince Waikiki has a collection of ADA-accessible ocean rooms and suites available upon request. Each accessible room sleeps up to four people, is 414 to 855 square ft in size and comes fully outfitted with either a king or two queen beds.
The Verb Hotel, Boston, MA
Exterior shot of The Verb Hotel just outside of Fenway Park. (Photo courtesy of The Verb Hotel)
A hip little spot with a penchant for art, music and architecture, The Verb Hotel in Boston will leave travelers feeling totally rock n’ roll with its brightly colored furnishings and funky aesthetic. Located across the street from Fenway Park, The Verb Hotel is the perfect place to rest and recharge during an action-packed city escape — complete with accessible accommodations. While they’re channeling their inner rockstar, travelers can enjoy wheelchair-friendly features throughout the property including accessible parking and public spaces like the bathrooms, check-in area, front desk and main entrance. The Verb Hotel has one accessible room category — the Accessible King – Roll-in-Shower.