Melia Athens Hotel

Wheelchair Accessible Hotel Rooms near the Athens Acropolis – The Melia Athens Hotel has 3 disabled hotel rooms with roll-in showers. It has a 4 star hotel classification and is located only 200 meters from the accessible Omonoia Metro station. There is flat access at the entrance to the building, and the breakfast room is on the ground floor.

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Parking and Public Transportation

Closest disabled parking is located where (e.g. on street north of building, parking garage east of building, etc…): Parking in the street just in front of the hotel’s main entrance.>

Closest disabled parking is how many meters from entrance? (less than 20 m, 20 to 50 m, 50 to 100 m, 100 to 200 m, or greater than 200 m): Parking in the street just in front of the hotel’s main entrance. Grooming assistance for luggage and parking.

Route between disabled parking and entrance has unavoidable steps/curbs, cobblestones, and/or slope/ramp? Or is it flat and smooth? It is flat and smooth.

Name of nearby metro/subway stations: Omonoia

Bus lines that pass nearby: More than 10 buses & trolley lines make as top at Kaniggos Square station located 200 meters from the hotel across the street.

Is there a taxi stand nearby? How far away? Just in front of the hotel’s main entrance.

Entrance to the Building

Main entrance is flat, ramped, or has unavoidable steps? It is flat with side doors.

Door opens manually inward or outward, is revolving, is automated by button, or is motion activated? Doors opens manually inward & outward.

Interior

Are there guest rooms on the ground floor? Rooms 101, 201 & 301 (1st, 2nd, & 3rd Floors)

Is there an elevator to rooms on other floors? Yes

Elevator door is at least 75 cm (30 inches) wide? If less, how wide? Yes

Is the breakfast room / restaurant on the ground floor or can it be reached by elevator? Yes

What is the floor surface in the halls? (e.g. wood, marble, linoleum, carpet, etc…) marble, carpet in the corridors.

Rooms

How many rooms does the hotel have? 3

Accessible room type #1 – How many disabled rooms have roll-in showers? All 3 of them

Accessible room type #2 – How many disabled rooms have a bathtub with grab bars? None

Is the bathroom door at least 75 cm wide? If not, how wide? Yes

Roll-in shower has bench/chair attached to wall, portable plastic chair/stool, or neither? Yes

Grab bars are located on right, left, or both sides of toilet? Both sides

Enough space under sink for wheelchair user’s knees to fit? Yes

Levers or button to operate sink (can be operating by someone without the ability to grip)? Lever

Lever to open main door and bathroom door? Yes

What is the floor surface in the rooms? (e.g. wood, marble, linoleum, carpet, etc…) Carpet

Can a wheelchair be positioned on the left, right, or both sides of the bed? (perspective of left/right is facing the bed from the foot of the bed)? Beds are towards wall & window, therefore access from the right or left according to the bed concerned.

Do the accessible rooms have one or two beds? Two beds

Do any of the accessible rooms have connecting rooms? No

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