Access Statement for Hill House, 25 Belvedere, Bath, BA1 5ED

Introduction
This is an access statement for Hill House, 25 Belvedere, Bath.  We are a six bedroom guest house offering en-suite bed and breakfast accommodation to tourists and business travellers in central Bath.  We offer a warm welcome and endeavour to cater to the needs of all our guests. Our breakfast menu made with fresh local produce. Vegetarians and all dietary requirements are catered for.  If you have any questions please feel free to call us and we will do our utmost to help.

Pre-Arrival
• We are located on the Lansdown Road, just above Bath City Centre. We have 6 en-suite rooms, none of which are on the ground floor.
• There are 2 Bus Stops both within 300m of our house.  Both accessed by a sloping bath stone pavement.
• We can organise taxis from Bath Spa Train or Bus Station or Bristol, Heathrow or Gatwick Airport.
• The main Bath Spa Station is only 5 minutes away by car or 15 minutes by foot
• There is a local taxi service and we can make bookings for you.
• The nearest Shopmobility shop is at 7-9 Lower Borough Walls, Bath. Tel: 01225 481744
• We have a website: www.hillhousebath.co.uk.
• You can contact us by telephone, or email.

Arrival & Car Parking Facilities 
• On arrival to the property we ask guests to come to the front door. If you are coming by car we suggest that you turn into Morford Street to unload through the side door. We can then issue you with a street parking permit. We will show you where you are able to park (zone15) which if further up the hill
• We have secure lock up facilities for bikes at the rear of our house.
• The pavement to the house is sloping, and there is a further slope to where we the parking permit are valid.
• The distance from the parking area to the to the front of the house is approximately 50 metres on a bath stone pavement surface.
• There is level access from the pavement leading up to a very slight slope to our front door. Access to the house is up 1 step which is 15cm high.
• We can assist all with luggage.
• All guests must come to the Front Entrance of the house.
• The property is located on corner of Lansdown Road and Morford Street on the left hand side as you are leaving Bath city centre.

Main Entrance, Reception & Ticketing Area 
• The Front door has a push bell. This can be reached from an average adults height.
• The Front Door is always locked but can be opened from within.
• Guests will be given a Front Door key upon arrival.
• The Front Door is 92cm wide.
• The Front Door has one step 15cm high.
• On the reception desk there is our tariff displayed in a frame in font size 12.
• On entry to our home there is a hallway 4.3m long x 1.4m wide.
• The main hallway is carpeted with a brush door mat in the immediate hall area.

Public Areas – Hall, Stairs, Landing, Corridors etc 
• Our corridors to the Ground Floor and breakfast room are 104cm wide. There is a small step up on (10cm to the back corridor and to the breakfast room.
• Corridors have neutral colours and are well lit throughout
• The flooring on the Ground Floor is carpet
• The stairs are all carpeted. There are 14 steps from the Ground Floor to a small landing and then another 5 stairs to the First Floor.  From the first floor there is 14 stairs to a small landing and then another 6 stairs to the 2nd floor. From second floor there are 13 stairs to the third floor which turn to the right. There is a solid wooden handrail all the way up. The stairs are 76cm wide, 19cm high.
• The Breakfast Room is the only room on the Ground Floor.

Public WCs 
• Bedrooms are En-Suite but no public WC is available.

Restaurant / Dining Room, Bar & Bar area, Take Away & Cafe 
• Breakfast is served in the breakfast room on the Ground Floor
• There are no steps into the breakfast room from the bottom of the stairs. There is another door in to the Dining Room to the front hallway with one step down. Door width when open 74cm
• Furniture is flexible and can be moved upon request
• Tables have under space of 63cm or 73cm high. There are chairs with and without arms which can be moved to accommodate.
• The breakfast room has carpet on the floor.

Conference & Meeting Rooms, Banqueting 
• Guests can use the Breakfast Room for meetings by prior appointment. If a group are staying and they would like to meet in the Breakfast Room during the day we can organise lunch by prior appointment.

Bedrooms & Sleeping Areas 
• There are 6 en-suite bedrooms. Two on the first floor, two on the second floor and 2 on the third floor .

• FIRST FLOOR BEDROOM (Room 1)
• double/twin room & en-suite facilities  • Door width 76cm  • Furniture is moveable upon request  • Bed is 50cm high at mattress height  • Television with remote control  • Refreshment tray with Kettle, cups, saucers, tea, coffee, sugar, milk & biscuits  • One upright chairs is provided in the room. In addition there is a wardrobe with drawers, desk area and 2 bedside tables. • There is an En Suite shower room (see below for details)  • Fitted short pile carpet on the floor  • Two large sash window with full length black out blind and full length curtains.

• FIRST FLOOR BEDROOM (Room 2) 
• (Double Bedroom with En Suite Shower)   • Door width 74cm   • Furniture is moveable upon request   • Beds are 50cm high at mattress height   • Television with remote control   • Refreshment tray with Kettle, cups, saucers, tea, coffee, sugar, milk & biscuits   • One easy chair is provided in the room. In addition there is a fitted wardrobe, dressing table, 2 bedside tables and upright chair.   • There is an En Suite shower room • Fitted short pile carpet on the floor   • One large window with full length black out blinds and full length curtains.

• SECOND FLOOR BEDROOM (Room 3)   • double/twin room & en-suite facilities  • Door width 76cm   • Furniture is moveable upon request   • Bed is 50cm high at mattress height   • Television with remote control   • Refreshment tray with Kettle, cups, saucers, tea, coffee, sugar, milk & biscuits   • One upright chairs is provided in the room. In addition there is a wardrobe with drawers, desk area and 2 bedside tables.   • There is an En Suite shower room (see below for details)   • Fitted short pile carpet on the floor   • Two large sash window with full length black out blind and full length curtains

• SECOND FLOOR BEDROOM (Room 4)   • (Double Bedroom with En Suite Shower)   • Door width 74cm   • Furniture is moveable upon request   • Beds are 50cm high at mattress height   • Television with remote control   • Refreshment tray with Kettle, cups, saucers, tea, coffee, sugar, milk & biscuits   • One easy chair is provided in the room. In addition there is a fitted wardrobe with curtain, dressing table, 2 bedside tables and upright chair.   • There is an En Suite shower room • Fitted short pile carpet on the floor   • One large window with full length black out blinds and full length curtains.

• THIRD FLOOR BEDROOM (Room 5)   • (Double Bedroom with En Suite Shower)   • Door width 74cm   • Furniture is moveable upon request   • Beds are 50cm high at mattress height   • Television with remote control   • Refreshment tray with Kettle, cups, saucers, tea, coffee, sugar, milk & biscuits   • One easy chair is provided in the room. In addition there is a fitted wardrobe with curtain, dressing table, 2 bedside tables and upright chair.   • There is an En Suite shower room • Fitted short pile carpet on the floor   • One large window with full length black out blinds and full length curtains.

• THIRD FLOOR BEDROOM (Room 6)  • (Double Bedroom with En Suite Shower)   • Door width 74cm   • Furniture is moveable upon request   • Beds are 50cm high at mattress height   • Television with remote control   • Refreshment tray with Kettle, cups, saucers, tea, coffee, sugar, milk & biscuits   • One easy chair is provided in the room. In addition there is a fitted wardrobe with curtain, dressing table, 2 bedside tables and upright chair.   • There is an En Suite shower room • Fitted short pile carpet on the floor   • One large window with full length black out blinds and full length curtains.

En suite Shower-room & WC

• First Floor Shower Room (En Suite) Room 1
• Door width 72cm
• The shower cubicle has a step/edge of 20cm high  and is 1200cm long by 900cm wide)
• The shower is built in and is manually operated with turning controls located on wall inside the shower cubicle
• The basin is curve fronted and has clear under space. It is 79cm high
• The toilet is 39cm high
• Floor covering is tiled

Attractions (Displays, exhibits, rides etc.)

• Within easy downhill walking distance of the property there are many attractions for visitors. These include The Roman Baths, The Postal Museum, The Thermae Spa and Bath Abbey.  A short drive away is Longleat House & Safari Park, Bristol Zoo and National Trust Properties. Close by is Canal Walks, Bike Hire & Horse Riding

Additional Information

• Mobile Phone reception is generally good
• We are a no smoking house
• We can put some food items in our main fridge on request (Not available 24 hours)
• We are able to use the Front & Back Door in the need of evacuation. If you require more assistance for evacuating please notify us upon arrival e.g.: hearing impaired
• We would be glad to make dinner reservations for you and can make suggestions on several restaurants close by

Contact Information Address: Hill House, 25 Belvedere Bath Ba1 5ED. Telephone: 01225 920 520. Email: info@hillhousebath.co.uk.

Website: www.hillhousebath.co.uk.

Hours of operation: Open All Year. Hours flexible to Business. The B&B is our home and so occupied 24 hours.

Mainline Phone answered 8am – 11pm.

Emergency number: 07809 604 456.

Local accessible taxi numbers: 01225 464646 •

We welcome your feedback to help us continuously improve if you have any comments please phone 01225 920 520 or email info@hillhousebath.co.uk.