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Accessibility Features At Our Hotels

The Historic Inns of Annapolis ensures a comfortable experience for all our guests in person and online. Our hotel is thoughtfully designed to provide accessible pathways and rooms with accessible bathrooms, making it an inclusive space where everyone, including individuals with disabilities, can enjoy the warmth of hospitality.
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  • There are fire alarms for the audio & visually impaired
  • There are no stairs at the main entrance Calvert House
  • There is limited or no accessible self-parking
  • We offer accessible valet parking based on availability
  • The entrance ramp is non-slip
  • The ramp is less than 6' and/or does not have railings
  • The ramp has accessible landings
  • We do allow service animals
  • There is an accessible path of at least 36 inches wide to the check in desk
  • There is an accessible path of at least 36 inches wide to the guestrooms
  • There are accessible paths of at least 36 inches wide in all public guest areas
  • There is an accessible elevator
  • There is an accessible public restroom


  • There is one accessible guestroom (Governor Calvert King Accessible)
  • Hearing Accessible Kit Available
  • Alternative or large text for Room Placards
  • The room has a visual strobe fire/smoke detector
  • The room has audible fire/smoke detectors
  • Room has TTY or TTD capabilities
  • The TV has closed captioning or decoders
  • Lowered viewports (peephole)
  • Lowered door security
  • Lowered thermostat
  • Lowered light switches
  • Lowered closet bars and shelves
  • Grab Bars by the toilet
  • Grab Bars by the shower
  • There is a Roll-in shower
  • There are accessible lavatory controls
  • Detachable, handheld spray units in shower/tub
  • Shower seat available
  • Sufficient Toe & knee clearance around the desk
  • Sufficient Toe & knee clearance around the sink
  • The doorway is 36 inches wide
  • Sufficient access paths for mobility guests to maneuver
  • Lever Style Door Key & Lock


  • There are fire alarms for the audio & visually impaired
  • Service Animals Accepted
  • There is only street parking available
  • The entrance path to the restaurant is firm and slip-resistant
  • The entrance path is 36 inches wide
  • The entrance path is free of objects protruding into the space
  • The restaurant has an accessible ramp for the entrance
  • The entrance ramp is non-slip
  • The ramp is less than 6' and/or does not have railings
  • The entrance door is at least 32 inches wide
  • The entrance door has at least 18 inches of wall clearance on the pull side of the door
  • The entrance door has a threshold greater than 3/4 of an inch high
  • Restaurant has carpet with a pile that is less than 1/2 inch high
  • Restaurant has carpet that is securely installed to minimize tripping hazards
  • The entrance door handle is no more than 48 inches high
  • The entrance door is operable with a closed fist
  • The entrance door can be operated with minimal force
  • The entrance door is not automatic or takes less than 3 seconds to close
  • The restaurant has aisles of at least 36 inches between fixed seating
  • The restaurant has wheelchair accessible seating distributed throughout the dining area
  • The accessible tables and counters are between 28 inches and 34 inches high
  • The accessible tables and counters have knee space at least 27 inches high x 30 inches wide x 19 inches deep
  • The cashier counter is greater than 36 inches high
  • The food-ordering & pickup counters are greater than 36 inches high. The restaurant has accessible public restrooms
  • The restroom entrance doorways are at least 32 inches wide
  • The restroom entrance doors have accessible handles no higher than 48 inches from the ground
  • The restroom entrance doors operate with minimal force
  • The restrooms are wheelchair accessible with adequate maneuvering space
  • The restrooms have pathways of at least 36 inches to all fixtures
  • The restroom stall doors are operable with a closed fist
  • There is a restroom stall with adequate space for maneuvering a wheelchair
  • The restroom has an accessible stall with grab bars near the toilet
  • The restroom has toilet seats that are 17 to 19 inches high
  • There is space of at least 30 inches wide x 48 inches deep in front of the restroom sink
  • The restroom sink rim is equal to or less than 34 inches high
  • There is at least 29 inches space from the floor to the bottom of the sink
  • The sink faucets, soap dispensers, and hand dryers can be operated with a closed fist
  • The restroom mirror has reflection surfaces at or below 48 inches from the ground
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Historic Inns of Annapolis

Date: 5/21/2024
At Historic Inns of Annapolis we are committed to providing an excellent online experience for all our guests - including those with hearing, vision, and other disabilities.
To ensure this, Historic Inns of Annapolis strives to substantially conform with Level AA success criteria of the Website Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 . Our website is designed, developed, and maintained in accordance with these guidelines, including regular testing.
If you have any difficulty, questions, or would like to report any issues related to the accessibility of our website, please contact us at or 410-263-2641.
Subsequent reports were run on: 05/21/2024

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