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Accessibility at Sunset Inn
We strive to provide a hotel that is welcoming and accommodating for all individuals, including those with hearing, vision or another disability. If you have difficulty learning about or booking our hotel, we invite you to contact us via telephone or email and our friendly staff will gladly assist you.
Sunset Inn
Accessibility of the Deluxe Double Queen Guestroom:

Guestroom Features:

  • Wheelchair accessible with 36″ clearance between and around the queen size beds as well as clear space under the beds
  • A lowered rod and iron in the closet
  • A lowered peephole on the entry door
  • Clear path of travel to the telephone

Bathroom features:

  • Roll-in shower, fold down bench and a hand-held showering device
  • Grab bars in shower and around commode
  • Roll up sink
  • Lowered mirror
This guestroom also meets the requirements for guests with hearing impairments:
  • Visual strobe alarm in the bedroom and bathroom
  • Alert devices for knock at the door and ringing phone
  • Clear path of travel to a phone with volume control and flasher when ringing
  • Electrical receptacle near phone for TTY use
Accessibility of our Deluxe Queen with Fireplace Guestroom:

Guestroom features include:

  • Wheelchair accessible with 36″ clearance around the queen size bed, as well as clear space under the bed
  • A lowered rod and iron in the closet
  • A lowered peephole on entry door
  • Clear path of travel to the telephone

Bathroom features:

  • A bathroom with a tub/shower combination, removable chair and hand-held showering device 
  • Grab bars in shower and around commode
  • Roll up sink
  • Lowered mirror
This guestroom also meets the requirements for guests with hearing impairments:
  • Visual strobe alarm in the bedroom and bathroom
  • Alert devices for knock at door and ringing phone
  • Clear path of travel to a phone with volume control and flasher when ringing
  • Electrical receptacle near phone for TTY use
We have two additional guestrooms that meet the requirements for guests with hearing impairments:
  • Visual strobe alarm in the bedroom and bathroom
  • Alert devices for knock at the door and ringing phone
  • Clear path of travel to a phone with volume control and flasher when ringing
  • Electrical receptacle near phone for TTY use

Sunset Inn’s accessible features:

  • Van accessible parking space in our complimentary parking lot with access to the first floor ADA accessible guestrooms and hot tub with lift
  • An intercom is located at the accessible parking spot. Upon arrival, please ring the bell and a staff member will greet you and check you in to your guestroom
  • Breakfast and afternoon wine and hors d’oeuvres are available in our dining room, or will be delivered to your guestroom at your convenience

“If the accessible rooms are already reserved, please contact the innkeeper for assistance with other accommodations that may meet your needs. “

Online Accessibility

We work very hard to provide an easy-to-use online experience for all guests. We believe all of our website visitors should be able to easily research online regardless of device type and whether an individual requires assistive technology like a screen reader, font magnification, translation or voice recognition software.

To ensure this, we are committed to compliance with Level AA success criteria of the Website Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 (WCAG 2.0), an international standard measure of accessibility success. Our website and digital marketing has been developed after carefully parsing these particular guidelines and is continuously being enhanced to make our technology more accessible and user-friendly.

We have tested our hotel’s website to ensure that we meet or exceed Level AA checkpoints of the WCAG 2.0 Standard.

If you have any questions or would like to report any issues related to the accessibility features of our hotel’s website, please contact us at info@sunsetinncottages.com
You can learn more about W3C’s Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) HERE

This hotel website is designed to be fully accessible to all and is designed according to W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 and conforms to most priority checkpoints which entail some of the following elements:

Navigation Shortcuts

Our hotel’s website can be navigated by using the tab key to traverse the elements of each page and by using the enter key to activate a highlighted link.

Structured, Semantic Markup

HTML heading tags are used to convey the document structure. Navigation menus are tagged as HTML maps so that the menu title can be read out, and the menu items are presented as a group.

Images Visibility

All content images include descriptive ALT attributes and all purely decorative graphics include null ALT attributes.

Standards Compliance

The site is designed to conform to Level AA compliance as specified by the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines. All pages validate as XHTML 1.0 and use structured semantic markup.

Accessibility References

Accessibility Software and Services

The following tools and services are available for free to assist you with viewing and interacting with our website:
  • Click Here for HTML Validator, a free service for checking that web pages conform to published HTML standards.
  • Click Here for Web Page Backward Compatibility Viewer, a tool for viewing your web pages without a variety of modern browser features.
  • Click Here for Lynx, a free text-only web browser.

Browser Help

Optimize the way you view your web browser. If you have difficulty in reading our website on your screen, you may be able to change the settings on your browser to help you improve readability and visibility of each webpage: Learn about the Accessibility features of these major Internet Browsers below:

This Hotel’s Website Has Passed W3C WCAG 2.0 Level AA Self-Certification*

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*Note: W3C has not developed a certification program or authorized any other program to certify conformance to W3C standards.

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The ADA Tray™ Powered by GuestTouch is a website widget which provides a set of web accessibility tools and features for individuals with audio, visual, mobility or situational impairment to more easily engage and use this website. At the simple click of a button or keystroke, you can configure this webpage to be more readable, operable, and navigable. This webpage can be rendered in a variety of combinations based on the following toggles:

Configurations: KeyBoard Navigation
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The KeyBoard Navigation feature satisfies the WCAG 2.0 Guideline 2.1 which actuates each feature of the ADA Tray™ to be toggled by SHIFT+ key configurations. The special keys to invoke the accessibility features will be displayed on the Tray. This feature helps satisfy techniques to improve several criteria of Principle 2: Operable.

Gray Scale
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The Gray Scale toggle provides website visitors the ability to toggle the webpage to a grayscale color scheme making the webpage more Distinguishable.

Invert Color
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The Invert filter button will toggle the web page to render in inverted colors making it easier on the eyes for some people with a sensitivity to brightness and to distinguish for some people with color blindness or low vision.

Highlight Links
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The Highlight Links toggle turns on and off a highlight that colorizes all Links on the page. This feature satisfies techniques to make the webpage more Navigable and Distinguishable.

Underline Links
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Underline Links toggles on an Underline the links on the web page providing sufficient techniques to make the website more navigable and distinguishable. This feature helps satisfy techniques to improve Focus Order 2.4.3, 2.4.4 Link Purpose, 2.4.9 Link Purpose, and Guideline 3.1 - Readable.

Increase Fonts
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The Increase Font toggle quickly and easily allows visitors to increase the font size up to 200 percent without loss of content or functionality per sufficient techniques to satisfy Success Criterion 1.4.4 Resize Text plus additional rules in Principle 1. Perceivable.

Decrease Fonts
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The Decrease Font toggle quickly and easily allows visitors to reduce the font size up to 200 percent without loss of content or functionality per sufficient techniques to satisfy Success Criterion 1.4.4 Resize Text plus additional rules in Principle 1. Perceivable.

Reset Font
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The Reset Button will reset the Font Size and Style will reset at the click of a button.

Reset Button
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The Reset Button will revert the webpage/website back to its original state. Simply press the ‘Reset Button’ or press the ‘ctrl+R’ keys on your keyboard to reset the webpage/website to its original configuration.
Clear Cookies
(ctrl+shift+R to Activate) The clear Cookies Button will revert the webpage/website back to its original state without web catch data.

Readable Fonts
(Shift+S to Activate) The readable font Button will remove the addition margin and padding from webpage/website for more readable .

Disclaimer: ADA Tray™ Powered by GuestTouch is a proprietary plugin that helps this website achieve many accessibility guidelines set forth by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) in its Website Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) Version 2.0 Level AA, which is widely regarded as the de facto standards for website accessibility, internationally. GuestTouch does not specifically validate or purport that this website meets compliance with any accessibility laws of any jurisdiction. Please Note: WCAG Standards are simply guidelines and are not the law. Additionally, there is no certification for conformity to WCAG per the W3C.
GuestTouch and this website endeavor to make the browsing experience on this website accessible to the entire population and individuals with disabilities, in particular. Please contact us at ADA@ GuestTouch.com for any questions, suggestions or concerns about website accessibility. Updated on January 31, 2019.

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