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Embassy Suites Chicago Downtown

 

Embassy Suites Chicago Downtown

This all-suite hotel in a great location is a good choice for families with its complimentary made-to-order breakfast, daily manager's reception and indoor swimming pool (with pool lift) and fitness center. The free weights room and business center were recently expanded. In addition, the hotel has a full-service restaurant and wine bar, Osteria Via Stato.

600 N. State St. (Cross Street: Ohio St.)
Chicago, Il 60610
Direct Reservation Number: (312) 943-3800
Reservation Fax: (312) 943-7629
Toll-Free Reservation Number: (800) 362-2779
www.embassysuiteschicago.com

Price Category: Mid-range

20 wheelchair adapted rooms, 4 rooms with roll-in showers

Wheelchair adapted room types

  • Suite
  • Smoking
  • Non-Smoking
  • 1 King bed + sofa bed

Reservations/Customer Service

  • Block accessible rooms when reserved
  • Reserve adaptive equipment in advance
  • Room service available
  • Laundry service available

Shuttle

  • No shuttle provided

Parking/Loading Zone

  • Valet
  • Nearest offsite public parking lot/garage
    • Inter Park
    • 10 E. Grand Ave.
    • 312-294-7000

Safety

  • Written evacuation procedure for guest with disabilities
  • Staff trained on how to evacuate guests with disabilities
  • Guests with disabilities are flagged in computer
  • Printout/list of guests with disabilities is created each day/shift

Hearing >>  

Features for People with Hearing Loss

  • Strobe fire alarms in public areas/hallways
  • TTY for guest room
  • TTY for staff
  • Visual alert for door
  • Visual alert for phone
  • Vibrating alarm clock
  • Volume control on guest room phones
  • Visual indicators in elevator
  • Strobe fire alarms in accessible guest rooms
    • Living room, sleeping room and bathroom
  • Strobe smoke detector
    • Portable and hard-wired in accessible guest rooms

<< Info Vision >>  

Features for People with Vision Loss

  • Orientation to public areas/guestroom
  • Elevator has audible indicators
  • Height clearance at least 80"
  • No undetectable protruding objects in path of travel
  • Higher watt bulbs on request
  • Braille/Tactile Signage: elevator controls, hoistways, guestrooms, restrooms, emergency exits
  • Nearest grassy/dog relief area
    • State & Illinois

<< Hearing Mobility >>  

Accessible Entrance

  • Level entry
  • Door has at least 32" clearance
  • Threshold less than 1/2" beveled
  • Easy grasp/lever handle or none

Lobby/Reception

  • Lowered counter/section
  • Lowered concierge desk
  • Chair with arms
  • Brochures in reach-54" max. for side approach

Assistive Equipment for Guests with Physical Disabilities

  • Shower bench
  • Mini-refrigerator all rooms or on request
  • Pool lift

Accessible Restaurants and Bars

  • Osteria Via Stato
    • Accessible single use restroom in the restaurant
    • Breakfast room
    • Accessible tables
    • Buffet 36" high or less
    • Staff will assist
    • Self-serve machines in reach
  • Bar
    • Table service available
    • Chairs with arms
    • Open 5:30pm-7:30pm, complimentary
  • There is also a bar in Osteria Via Stato.

Accessible Facilities/Amenities

  • Fitness Room-free weights available
  • Ice Machine
  • Wired internet connection in room
  • WiFi available
  • Meeting rooms
  • Public Phone-54" max. to top control for side approach
  • Drinking Fountain
  • Pool has pool lift
  • Laundry room
    • Machines not accessible
    • Assistance available
  • Business center/Internet Not accessible
  • ATM in lobby

Accessible Public Restroom

  • Men's and Women's
  • Entry door at least 32" clearance
  • Threshold less than 1/2" beveled
  • Space in restroom to maneuver-5' by 5' or T-shaped space to turn
  • Wheelchair stall 60" by 58"/60" minimum
  • Stall door at least 32" clearance
  • Stall door swings out or has clearance beyond door swing
  • Grab bar behind and alongside toilet
  • Lateral transfer space at least 30" wide
  • Toilet height 17" to 19"
  • Roll under sink with knee clearance at least 27" high and 30" wide
  • Insulated sink pipes
  • Mirror 40" or less from floor or tilted
  • Towels/soap/vending within reach-48" or less from floor
  • Faucet controls automatic or lever type
  • Latch operable with closed fist
  • Easy grasp/lever handle or none
  • Located on Atrium level

Elevator

  • Door clearance at least 36"
  • Car size at least 54" x 80" with centered door or 54" x 68" with side door
  • Elevator controls 54" or less

<< Vision Guestroom >>  

Guestroom 1038

  • Suite

Guestroom Bed Type/Features

  • 1 king bed
  • 36" space on at least one side of bed
  • Room also has sofa bed
  • Bed Height 25."
  • Platform-type bed frame

Entry

  • Door has at least 32" clearance
  • Threshold less than 1/2" beveled
  • Lever handles
  • Door weight 5 lb. max
  • Maneuvering clearance inside door 18" minimum
  • Lowered peephole

Guestroom Features

  • Space to maneuver/turn
  • 36" path to all elements
  • Phone in reach of bed
  • Light in reach of bed
  • Window Opens
  • Guestroom Lowered Controls: door locks, light switches, drapery pulls, room safe, closet rod, iron/board
  • Desk/table has 27" knee clearance
  • No tight grasping/twisting
    • door locks
    • some light switches
    • drawer pulls

Guest Bathroom

  • Door has at least 32" clearance
  • Sliding Door
  • Lever/easy grasp door handles
  • Threshold less than 1/2" beveled
  • Space to maneuver-5' by 5' or T-shaped space to turn
  • Roll under sink with knee clearance at least 27" high and 30" wide
  • Insulated sink pipes
  • Faucet controls automatic or lever type
  • Mirror 40" or less from floor or tilted
  • Grab bar behind and alongside toilet
  • Lateral transfer space at least 30" wide
  • Toilet height 17" to 19"
  • Roll-in shower
    • Level entry
    • Adjustable, hand-held shower head
    • Controls are lever/easy grasp
  • Roll-in shower Grab Bars
    • Grab bars on 3 walls
  • No fold down bench-portable benches available

<< Mobility  

Tab options

All lodgings listed have the following features/policies (except where noted):

  • Wheelchair accessible entrance, hallways, restrooms and public areas
  • Wheelchair accessible rooms with roll-in showers
  • Wheelchair accessible rooms that are non-smoking
  • Lowered controls in elevators
  • Garage/lot nearby with designated accessible spaces (if not onsite)
  • Policy to block a specific adapted room for guests with disabilities
  • Policy to reserve adaptive equipment in advance
  • Written evacuation procedure for guests with disabilities
  • Staff training on evacuating guests with disabilities
  • Procedure to flag guests with disabilities in computer and generate printouts
  • Orientation for guests with vision loss
  • Policy to accept service animals with no fees/deposit

Please note:
An access specialist with Open Doors Organization surveyed the properties listed. Only one or two guest rooms per hotel were surveyed and access details reported here reflect those particular rooms. Other accessible rooms may have different features. We advise you to call ahead to confirm the information contained in Easy Access Chicago.

This is not a complete list of all the accessible lodgings in Chicago and their listing in this guide is not an endorsement by Open Doors Organization

The access features reported in this guide are not intended to reflect compliance with any local, state or federal building codes or guidelines. It is not the intent of this guide to certify or guarantee that the businesses and properties listed meet any of the required accessibility codes and laws.