Marsham Court Hotel, Bournemouth

A seaside hotel with many accessible features including profiling beds, ceiling hoists, Changing Places toilet and shower and pool hoist, amongst others. (2022) https://marshamcourthotel.co.uk/accessible-rooms-additional-features/

Accessible Villa on Costa Calida, Spain

Accessible Villa on Costa Calida, Spain

Buena Vida is a six bedroom wheelchair accessible villa situated on La Manga Club resort in Spain. It has a heated pool with hoist, hot tub, sun terrace and gardens. (2021) http://www.villabuenavida.com/

Hotel Brooklyn, Manchester

2021 Simply Emma’s blog post: ‘Hotel Brooklyn Manchester Review: Wheelchair Accessible Hotel in the UK with Hoists’. https://www.simplyemma.co.uk/hotel-brooklyn-manchester-review-wheelchair-accessible-hotel-uk-hoists/

Hampshire Holiday Bungalow

Flat Spaces Ropley is a purpose-built, accessible holiday home set in rural Hampshire. Sleeps 6-8. Spacious and well-equipped including wet rooms, ceiling hoist, and profiling beds. https://flatspaces.co.uk/

Travelling Australia – IDEAS’

IDEAS’ is an Australian organisation who provide information for disabled people – including a resource section on Travel and Tourism. Resources include accessible beaches, ceiling track hoist accommodation and other useful information. https://www.ideas.org.au/component/tags/tag/travel-and-tourism.html

Bramwood Holiday Home

2020 Bramwood is a wheelchair accessible holiday home near the Gower Peninsula and city of Swansea. It sleeps 9 and has specialist disabled equipment for guest use. http://www.bramwoodgower.co.uk/index.php

Costa Blanca Holiday Villa

Affinity Design Holidays offers a wheelchair-accessible holiday villa in Denia, developed particularly for people with high dependency needs, featuring two wet rooms, mobility equipment and a pool with hoist. https://www.affinitydesign.eu/

Algarve Apartments

Abletoholiday offer three accessible self-catering apartments in the Algarve, complete with pool and hoist, courtesy WAV and airport transfers. Themed holidays, excursions, crafts, etc., can be arranged. https://www.abletoholiday.co.uk/

Parkdean Resorts, UK

Parkdean Resorts have wheelchair accessible lodges and caravans at over 60 holiday parks with coastal or countryside locations, across mainland Britain. https://www.parkdeanresorts.co.uk/holidays/wheelchair-friendly/

Landal Gwel an Mor Accessibility Review

2018 The Bimblers’ accessibility review: ‘Landal Gwel an Mor Luxury Holiday Resort in Cornwall’. https://www.thebimblers.com/gwel-an-mor-luxury-accessible-holidays-in-cornwall/

Landal Gwel an Mor Lodges, Cornwall

Landal Gwel an Mor is a 5* luxury holiday resort in Portreath, Cornwall.  There is a choice of accessible lodges offering features such as ceiling hoist, adjustable bed and wet room. https://www.gwelanmor.com/cornwall-holidays/breaks-in-cornwall/accessible-breaks/

Yorkshire Dales Accommodation

The Beamsley Project offers accessible self-catering accommodation in a converted church.  The Cottage sleeps up to 6 guests and the Centre is for groups between 12 and 24 guests. http://www.beamsleyproject.org/

Seastar Holiday Cottage Review

2019 Alex from Quad Life blog reviews his Christmas holiday at Seastar.  The review is featured on Simply Emma’s website: ‘Seastar Accessible Holiday Cottage Review | Disabled Friendly Seafront Holiday’. https://www.simplyemma.co.uk/seastar-accessible-holiday-cottage-disabled-friendly-seafront-holiday/

Villa Sevasti Hotel, Greece

Villa Sevasti is a 4* hotel in northern Greece with views of Mount Olympus and the sea.  It has 16 rooms, is fully wheelchair accessible and offers care aids and services, airport and beach transfers and interesting excursions. https://villa-sevasti.com/accessibility

Maison des Landes Hotel, Jersey

Maison des Landes Hotel for people with disabilities, their family and friends. We endeavour to provide everything guests may require in tailored accommodation, from electric beds to ceiling hoists, as well as wheel-in wet rooms and a large, readily accessible hydrotherapy pool. No need to have a car. We will pick you up from the…

Las Vegas hoist

Ceiling Hoist Users Club’slist of hotels in Las Vegas, offering a hoist https://www.chuc.org.uk/index.php/accommodation-with-hoists/overseas/usa?limitstart=0

Accommodation Florida

Ceiling Hoist Users Club’s description of accomodation offering a hoist in Florida https://www.chuc.org.uk/index.php/accommodation-with-hoists/overseas/usa?limitstart=0

Hoist accommodation around the UK

CHuC ceiling hoist users club list of self catering accommodation with hoists in the UK https://www.chuc.org.uk/index.php/accommodation-with-hoists/self-catering?limitstart=0

Hoist accommodation around the UK 2

CHUC’s list of UK hotels offering a hoist-London, Norfolk, Nottingham, Birmingham, Telford, Cornwall, Blackpool, Cardiff, Llandudno, Glasgow, Jersey, https://www.chuc.org.uk/index.php/accommodation-with-hoists/hotels-in-uk

Madeira accessible travel guide

Portugal Madeira accessible travel guide to disabled friendly holidays from handiscover providing not only sightseeing tours , Bird, Dolphin and Whale Watching Tourbut also accommodation options for hoists, roll-in showers, widened doorways, or step-free access. https://blog.handiscover.com/content/destinations/portugal/guide-to-accessible-holiday-accommodation-in-madeira-disabled-holidays/  

Northlink Ferries to Orkney and Shetland

CHuC’s (ceiling hoist users club) accommodation with hoists on Northlink Ferries to Orkney and Shetland. http://www.chuc.org.uk/index.php/accommodation-with-hoists/others

Jersey Accommodation with Hoist

CHuC’s list of Jersey accommodation offering a hoist. http://www.chuc.org.uk/index.php/accommodation-with-hoists/overseas/jersey  

Hotel Accommodation with Hoist

CHuC’s list of UK hotels offering a hoist including London, Norfolk, Nottingham, Birmingham, Telford, Cornwall, Blackpool, Cardiff, Llandudno, Glasgow and Jersey. http://www.chuc.org.uk/index.php/accommodation-with-hoists/hotels-in-uk

Self Catering Accommodation with Hoist

CHuC’s list of UK self catering accommodation offering a hoist. http://www.chuc.org.uk/index.php/accommodation-with-hoists/self-catering?limitstart=0

Mobile Toilets

UK Mobiloo – a brilliant mobile toilet vehicle with an electric hoist, adult-sized changing bench, toilet and wash basin. This vehicle goes to various events around the UK. Check their website for details of the events at which it will be. https://www.mobiloo.org.uk/

Hotels with Hoists

2017 Trailblazers Muscular Dystrophy UK newsletter report: ‘hoists in hotels – an investigation’. http://www.musculardystrophyuk.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Hoist-in-hotels_FinalReport.pdf

Barcelona 4

2015 Disability Horizons:Bhavni in Barcelona: Our Catalan Tourist Board competition winner talks to us about her first solo trip! https://disabilityhorizons.com/2015/11/bhavni-in-barcelona-our-catalan-tourist-board-competition-winner-talks-to-us-about-her-first-solo-trip/

Access for football Slovenia resources

No Limits Tours has accessible minibuses, tours, information on accessible hotels and equipment hire throughout Slovenia and Croatia https://nolimits-tours.com/

Disneyland Paris In A Wheelchair 2018 -3 blog posts

3 blog posts about a visit to Disneyland Paris 2018 wheelescapades blog post: Disneyland Paris In A Wheelchair (part one) – The Take Off, Disneyland Paris In A Wheelchair (part two) – I’m Here, Disneyland Paris In A Wheelchair (part three) – The Magic: https://wheelescapades.com/2018/06/16/disneyland-paris-in-a-wheelchair-part-one-the-take-off/

Accommodation Ontario

CHuC ceiling hoist users club accommodation with hoists in Ontario https://www.chuc.org.uk/index.php/accommodation-with-hoists/overseas/canada?limitstart=0

Brussels

CHuC ceiling hoist users club accommodation with hoists in Brussels http://www.chuc.org.uk/index.php/accommodation-with-hoists/overseas/belgium?limitstart=0  

Victoria

CHC’s description of a hotel in Victoria, offering a hoist https://www.chuc.org.uk/index.php/accommodation-with-hoists/overseas/australia?limitstart=0

Hoist slings

ADAPTS is a lightweight, portable emergency evacuation sling which can be used on airlines, ships, trains etc. https://www.adapts.org/

Hoists

Molift Smart 150 mobile hoist that is “Light, foldable and transportable without tools” however it cannot be done under the bed if the bed is not raised so you may need to look at bed blocks/elephant feet. One wheelchair user says: For the last 6 years, I’ve had a portable MoLift Smart that I’ve taken…

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