Accessibility at The Nottingham Belfry Hotel
We aim to provide the highest standards of service to all our
guests and we look forward to welcoming you to the Nottingham
Belfry Hotel and making your stay an enjoyable one. Facilities
available for guests with disability needs are as follows:
Directions to The Nottingham Belfry Hotel are available by
calling the hotel on 0115 973 9393.
As you arrive at The Nottingham Belfry Hotel, you will find 250
free parking spaces of which six are reserved for blue badge
holders. These are located within 30 meters of the hotel's main
entrance. There is also a turning circle located directly outside
the main entrance for dropping off and picking up only. This has a
dropped kerb. There is a level, paved route from the disabled
parking into the hotel where the main entrance has an automatic
revolving door and two manual side doors.
Concierge is available for valet parking upon request at reception
or by prior arrangement. If you need assistance with luggage or
equipment, our team are on duty 24 hours and are able to
The Reception desk is located on the ground floor of the hotel in
the entrance lobby. The reception desk is 110cm high although
check-in can also be completed whilst sitting at lowered section of
the reception desk which is 75cm high.
You will be offered a personal check-in service with a full
explanation of the hotel's facilities together with a
familiarisation tour if required. Assistance is available to help
take your luggage to your room.
Reception staff will also brief you on our evacuation policy and
make a note on your registration card if assistance is needed in
the event of an evacuation.
The following accessible aids are available at Reception:
• Portable Induction Loop for use at Reception
• Large Button Phone
• Vibrating Pad to assist waking guests with hearing disabilities
in the event of a fire alarm
• An evac chair is also available to enable staff to assist with
the emergency evacuation of disabled, if necessary.
To the right of the main reception are the lifts to all floors
for bedrooms, the leisure club lift is at the end of the corridor
to the Chatterley's suites and all meeting rooms are at ground
The Nottingham Belfry Hotel has 6 purposes built disabled rooms,
2 on the each of the 3 floors. The 2 on the lower floor have wet
room facilities. Two of the bedrooms interconnect to a double room
for use by a carer or children. Twin or double bed combinations are
In the bedroom there is transfer space and turning of at least
120cm either side of beds. The flooring in bedrooms is short pile
carpet and flooring in bathrooms is tiled. Reading lamps are
provided, room service is 24 hours. Items of furniture can also be
moved or removed on request.
Two of the bathrooms are designed with an accessible wheel-in
shower / wall mounted drop down seat and appropriate grab rails.
Emergency pull cords link directly to reception from both the
bedroom and bathroom. Horizontal and vertical grab rails are
positioned at the side of the toilet.
In the event of fire alarm activation these rooms have a sounder
which will sound automatically. In the event of an emergency a
member of the team will assist with your evacuation if necessary.
Fire evacuation advice is provided on the back of your bedroom door
and a disabled refuge area is situated on the landings of each fire
exit stair case, should staff need to summon extra assistance
during your evacuation.
There are no steps or slopes on the main corridors and public
areas on the ground floor.
All the restaurant, bar and lounge facilities at The Nottingham
Belfry Hotel are located on the ground floor making them easily
All lifts have audible enunciation and tactile buttons at
Accessible toilet facilities are located on the ground level down
the corridor opposite reception.
There is reasonable network coverage for most mobile phones within
the hotel; however orange users may experience difficulties.
Conference, Banqueting & Meeting Rooms
All our meeting rooms are located on the ground floor and are
fully accessible from Reception. Hearing loops are available upon
request in advance. Lighting can be dimmed where required. Please
notify your conference or banquet for specific seating or staging
Reflections Leisure and Spa
The leisure club gym and Spa facilities are located on the first
floor and is accessible via lift. A member of the leisure team will
show you the facilities and assist with access to the swimming pool
and spa bath. If required, a hoist is available to gently lower you
in and out of the pool and spa bath. A dedicated accessible toilet
and changing area is located within the leisure club, as well as a
wheel in shower room with drop down seat and appropriate grab
rails. Access to the poolside is on the same level and there are
steps with a handrail into the shallow end of the pool. The door of
the steam room has an opening of 66cm and the sauna has an opening
of 60cm and there is an 8mm clearance either side on entry. Seating
is provided in both areas
The patio area can be accessed via the exit from Oaks Bar or from
the exit to the left of reception which is level and paved. There
are no other outdoor facilities.
Alternative means of transport
If not travelling by car, the nearest bus stop is situated in
the adjacent housing estate 10 minutes walk from the hotel, and the
bus routes from here take you to Nottingham City Centre. An
accessible taxi service is available from Central Cars who can be
contacted from reception.
The nearest train station is located in Nottingham City
Address: The Nottingham Belfry Hotel
Off Woodhouse Way
Telephone: 0115 973 9393
Fax: 0115 973 9494
Email: Nottingham @qhotels.co.uk
Local equipment hire companies:
National Mobility Hire Limited:
Nottingham Branch: 0781 369 4659
Representative: Fraser Brown
Local public transport numbers:
National Rail Enquiries: 0845 48 49 50
Nottingham City Transport (Bus services): 0115 950 6070
Local accessible taxi numbers:
Central Cars 0115 976 2222
D and G Cars 0115 960 7607