Accessibility Statement


Hotel Lexen Newhall  is committed to compliance with Level AA success criteria of the Website Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.1 (WCAG 2.1), 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 2.1 Standard.

You can learn more about W3C’s Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) HERE


Our Hotel Offers The Following Accessibility Features

Property Accessibility Features

  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Accessible Registration Check-in Counter
  • Accessible Routes To Fire Exits
  • ADA Accessible Guest Room
  • All doorways to and within Accessible Guest Rooms are Wheelchair Accessible
  • All hallways and corridors free of any steps or abrupt vertical level changes
  • All sidewalks and walkways free of any objects that pose a hazard to persons with low vision
  • All Signs on The Property are Easy to Read and Free From Reflective Material
  • Braille Signage throughout property
  • Breakfast Area on Ground Floor
  • Door hardware (lever, pull, panic bar, etc.) usable with one hand, without tight grasping, pinching or twisting of the wrist
  • Grab Bars in Public Bathrooms
  • Ground Floor Hotel Entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • 32 Inch Wide Openings to Common Areas
  • Accessible Guest Rooms with 32 Inch Wide Openings
  • Accessible Meeting Rooms
  • Accessible Public Restroom
  • Hotel Provides Proper Number of Accessible Guest Rooms Stipulated by ADA
  • Hotel Provides Proper Number of Accessible Parking Spots Including Van Accessible Spots Stipulated by ADA
  • Key card reader positioned so persons who use wheelchairs may approach and operate the opener
  • Lower Counter Height with Access to Pull Underneath
  • Main Features of Hotel Accessible on Ground Floor
  • Meeting Space on Ground Floor
  • Men’s bathroom urinal no higher than 17”
  • No steps or abrupt level changes that will impede access for persons who use wheelchairs, walkers and other mobility aids between accessible parking and entrance
  • No steps or abrupt level changes that will impede access for persons who use wheelchairs, walkers and other mobility aids between accessible parking and guest room entry
  • On-Site Designated Accessible Parking
  • WCAG Level 2.1 Website
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wheelchair Accessible Route From The Accessible Parking Space To The Facility’s Front Entrance and Registration Desk
  • Wheelchair Ramp
  • Hotel Provides Proper Number of Accessible Guest Rooms Stipulated by ADA
  • People in Need of Accessible Features Can Book Accessible Rooms During The Same Time and Terms That Others Can Reserve Rooms
  • Registration Desk is Accessible
  • Roll-in ADA showers available
  • Service Animals Allowed At No Additional Charge
  • Staff Has Access to Information About Guest Rooms
  • Staff is Trained to Offer Assistance to Ensure Accessibility
  • TDD Telephone
  • Van Accessible Parking

Guest Room Accessibility Features

  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Service Animals Allowed
  • Hearing Impaired Light Alerts – Free Portable Equipment Provided by Hotel
  • At Least (1) Power Outlet with a Clear Space in Front, 15” from Ground
  • 2 nd Floor ADA   Room Available with 2 Beds
  • Ground Floor Rooms Available with Cal King
  • Grab Bars in Restroom
  • Lowered Counter Height
  • Light/Lamp Controls are Push Button
  • Lowered Closet Bars and Shelving
  • Closed Captioning Television
  • Closet Bars and/or Shelving Lowered
  • Door Bell
  • 36″ or More Accessible Path of Travel Around and Between Beds Per ADA Standards
  • Table/Desk Height Accessible with Knee Space 27” (width) and 34″ (height), and runs at least 17 inches deep
  • Power Outlets within 4” of Telephone
  • Communication Kits Available with TTY Machine, Strobe Light, & Visual Door Knocker Visual Alarm – Free Portable Equipment Provided by Hotel Telephone with Visual Call Alert – Free Portable Equipment Provided by Hotel

Bathroom Accessibility Features

  • Shower Seat
  • Toilet Grab Bars
  • Drain and Water Pipes Under Sink are Insulated
  • Faucet that is easily operable with hardware that is (i.e.: levers, wrist blades, single arm, etc.) usable with one hand
  • Bathroom floors in the accessible guestrooms slip-resistant
  • Grab Bars in Shower with a Shower Seat
  • Hand-held Shower Wand
  • Lower Mirrors
  • Removable Shower Head
  • Wheelchair accessible bathroom with grab bars on the rear and side of toilet that are ADA Compliant
  • Toilet seat height is between 17-19”
  • Roll in Shower with removable shower wand, shower seat, grab bars mounted on shower wall, wall mounted accessories are all within 48” of height
  • Lavatory mirror at lower height, with bottom edge of a wall-mounted mirror mounted no more than 40 inches for wheelchair users
  • Lavatory sink provides knee clearance of at least 30 inches wide; 27” tall and 17” deep; all of the under-sink plumbing is insulated to protect from burning contact, and the lowest reflective edge of the mirror is no more than 40”



Hotel Website Accessibility Features

This hotel website for Hotel Lexen Newhall  is designed to be fully accessible to all and is designed according to W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 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.


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 the Hotel Lexen Newhall 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:

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This Hotel’s Website Has Passed W3C WCAG 2.1 Level AA Self-Certification

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