Access Statement

Access Statement for 281 Restaurant and Rooms

Introduction

Situated in the market town of Mansfield our small friendly hotel is the perfect place to stay whether you are visiting for business or leisure. We are located on Nottingham Road (A60), on the south side of the town centre, a 20 minute walk or 10 minute bus ride.

We offer 19 en-suite bedrooms, all situated on the first and second floors. We are open for breakfast, lunch and evening meals, use locally sourced ingredients where possible and cater for varying dietary requirements.

We look forward to welcoming you. If you have any queries or require any assistance please phone 01623 622308 or email info@281restaurantandrooms.co.uk

 

Pre – Arrival

For full details and maps of how to reach us please see the directions section of our website. Alternatively, you can plan your journey by car or public transport usingwww.transportdirect.info; simply enter your postcode and ours which is NG18 4SE to get directions.

* There is a frequent bus service which stops near our hotel approx 30 yards  away, on both sides of the road; there is no shelter or seating. All buses can accommodate one wheelchair. The Pronto bus to go into the town centre is on the opposite side of the road so turn right out of the hotel and cross over to the bus stop. To go to Victoria bus station in Nottingham turn left. Buses run every 15 minutes in peak times, a time table is available from reception.

* The nearest train station is Mansfield which is 15 minute walk away.

* There is a local taxi service with accessible taxis if required which is ACE ABC tel: 01623 654321

* Brochures, menus and room information can be printed in larger text with prior arrangement

* We have a website www.281restaurantandrooms.co.uk

* You can contact us via telephone, email or fax

* The Access Statement is available in larger print on request

 

Arrival & Car Parking Facilities

* On arrival we have a car park both front and rear with 27 car parking spaces available on a first come first served basis.

* Parking is free of charge

* 23 parking bays are well clearly marked.

* The surface area is flat without any ramps or uneven areas and this is well lit with motion sensor lighting

* We can assist guests with luggage

* The front door is power assisted for easy access for all and is 3ft wide

* Reception is open 24 hours a day to ensure assistance is always available if required

* The front door is locked at midnight every night however the guest key card opens both their rooms and the front door at any time.

 

Welcome area

* The front entrance has a slight incline into the building with a small step approx 2 inches high

* Guests are welcomed into reception on the left hand side where they are asked to register. The reception area is level throughout

* Seating is available with two upright chairs

* All bedrooms are accessed by at least one flight of stairs the first set has 14 steps, with a further 18 to the second floor there is a wooden hand rail on the left hand side going up the first flight of stairs.

* The flooring in reception and hallway is carpet, with wooden floors in the bar and restaurant

* Lighting in the reception area is a combination of natural light and one chandelier type fitting

* A magnifying glass, pen and pad of paper are available on request

* Guests are shown the bar, dining room and given directions to the room.

 

Public Areas – General (Internal)

* We have regular fire drills

* Our evacuation procedures are on display in all the bedrooms in English. Lighting is uniform on all floors

* Emergency door signs are diagram signage

* Emergency call points are located at the end of all corridors, at the side of the front door and at the top of the first set of stairs

* Rooms 204 to 215 are on the first floor and rooms 216 to 225 are on the second floor

 

Public Toilet – WC

* There is a small unisex toilet on the ground floor which is also a disabled toilet and baby changing area, this has one hand basin and is on the left hand side of the hallway past the reception area

* The toilet height is 18.5 inches, hand basin is 28 inch and hand dryer at 35.5 inches, the entrance to the toilet is 33 inches wide.

* The toilet is well lit with a single overhead light

* There are lever taps on the sinks

* The ladies toilet is on the first floor with 3 cubicles with two doors opening in and one opening out. The gents toilet is on the ground floor turning left at the restaurant and has 2 cubicles and 2 urinals.

 

Restaurant / Meeting room

* The restaurant is situated on the ground floor with a step free and level entry from the front door and stairs

* The flooring is a solid oak floor

* We are able to cater for varying dietary requirements. Please advise us when making booking

* Table are not fixed and can be moved in the restaurant upon request

* Menus can be printed with larger text upon request

* We have 2 high chairs available

* Staff will offer to help with reading the menus if asked to do so

* Background music is played; the volume can be turned up or down upon request

* Hot breakfast is served but you can help yourself to fruit juice, fruit, yoghurt , meat, cheese and cereals from the buffet table.

 

Bar/Lounge area

* The flooring is a solid oak floor

* The area has assorted seating of various heights and finishes

* The bar height is 44 inches

* Lighting for the bar is soft with a mixture of ceiling lights and lamps

* The bar area is all on one level

 

Bedrooms

* We have 19 rooms, 4 small single bedded rooms, 5 double bedded rooms, 7 twin bedded rooms, 2 rooms for family of 3 and 1 for family of 4.

* We have an assortment of fixed and non fixed wardrobes and desks

* All rooms are fully carpeted

* All bedrooms have televisions operated by a remote control

* All bedrooms have en-suite with vinyl flooring, the taps on both sinks and baths are individual hot and cold ones which are operated by the guests

* Bathroom light switches are all pull cord and are the standard waterproof fitting

* Non slip bath mat is available on request

* The door to the bathroom is 28.5 inches wide

* Some rooms have walk in showers and no bath were others have bath with a shower overhead

* All bath / showers have a textured base to prevent slipping

 

Garden

* The garden area is small with flower beds and patio furniture on a paved area

* There’s also an area at the front of the hotel with tables and chairs all on one level

 

Laundry

* We have an in house laundry service with a next day return

* Guests are not permitted to use the hotels laundry equipment

* We do have an iron and ironing board available if required located on the second floor

 

Shop

* Not available

 

Treatment room/s

* Not available

 

Leisure Facilities

* Not available

 

Self Catering Kitchen

* Not available

 

Additional Information

* The nearest hospital with an A&E unit is 1 ½ miles away at Kings Mill Hospital

* Free Wi-Fi internet access is available; the password is available at reception

 

Contact Information

* Address: 281 – 283 Nottingham Road, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire

NG18 4SE

* Telephone: 01623 622308

* Fax: 01623 656819

* Email: info@281restaurantandrooms.co.uk

* Website: www.281restaurantandrooms.co.uk

* Local taxi companies 01623 654321 ACE ABC

 

Future Plans

The refurbishment of the bedrooms is on-going throughout 2012 and 2013, even though we have not managed to decorate all 19 rooms yet, all bedrooms have new beds and mattresses and also new bedding.