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Accessibility Statement

The Gale Fort Lauderdale Beach (sometimes hereinafter referred to as “Hotel”, “we”, “us”, or “our”) is dedicated to providing exceptional service to guests of all abilities. We strive to provide online content that provides an excellent user experience for visitors of all abilities, using any type of assistive technology to access the website.

We base our website accessibility standards on the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.1, level A + AA success criteria. In addition, we actively work to maintain, assess and improve the usability and accessibility of our website through training of our personnel, engagement of experts and regular testing of our digital accessibility.

Digital Accessibility Compliance Guidelines and Goals

We follow the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) guidelines, which are in line with our philosophy of promoting usability for people of all abilities. In accordance with WCAG 2.1 AA-Level Compliance, our website strives to meet four core principles known by the acronym POUR.

Perceivable. This includes providing alternatives to non-text content and alternatives to time-based media.

Operable. We ensure the website is compatible with users’ browsing methods.

Understandable. Our content and information on all amenities is provided in a clear, concise way that avoids ambiguity.

Robust. A wide range of technologies can be used to access our site content.

Continuous Digital Monitoring

Our site undergoes real time monitoring and multiple scans per day to detect any accessibility errors that may arise due to the addition of updated content or website code. The site is continually evaluated using accessibility monitoring tools and assistive technology.

Our team of accessibility experts manually investigates each error that may appear and applies an appropriate remedy in order to ensure the site’s functionality is available to the most diverse range of users possible. Data results of scans are recorded in long-term logs so that we are able to access a snapshot of the accessibility score of the website at any given time.

We welcome your feedback

If you experience any difficulty accessing or navigating our websites or have any accessibility-related questions or comments, we are listening. Please contact us at ADAquestions@meninhospitality.com with a description of the issue you encountered and your contact information. Your experience matters to us.

The Gale Fort Lauderdale Beach website may contain material from social media sites such as Facebook and Youtube, which are used to share additional content about our property, facilities and services. These third-party sites may have accessibility issues that are beyond our control. We invite you to review further public accessibility information directly from Facebook, Youtube, Twitter and Instagram.

Accessible Features and Amenities

The Gale Fort Lauderdale Beach is ADA compliant in accordance with the ADA (Department of Justice ADA Title III Regulation 28 CFR Part 36, 1991). We welcome guests of all abilities. Our property descriptions aim to allow any visitor to make an informed decision on whether the hotel is an appropriate choice for their needs. If you have any questions regarding the accessibility features of our hotel property, including guest rooms, please contact us at ADAquestions@meninhospitality.com.

Accessible Property Features:

Accessible public entrance with 3-foot double door.

The registration desk is 42” high. It has an accessible surface and space to hand materials back and forth to guests who use wheelchairs.

Accessible route from the public entrance and rooms to the registration area.

Accessible elevator with braille instructions. Height of the highest button in the elevator is 44”.

Accessible route to the elevator from the public entrance, registration desk and rooms.

Accessible emergency exit.

Accessible public restroom.

Accessible concierge desk (same as registration desk).

Accessible route from parking area to the main entrance. Parking is valet only.

Space to accommodate accessible vehicles (by valet only).

TTY for guest use.

Visual and audible alarms for smoke, fire and emergency.

Guest room televisions have closed captioning or closed captioning decoders are provided.

Braille signage.

Service animals are welcome at the Gale Fort Lauderdale Beach.

Accessible food and beverage outlets:

  • Enoteca
  • Escape Pool Bar and Restaurant

Accessible route to all food and beverage outlets from the public entrance and rooms.

Accessible meeting and event facilities:

  • Enoteca
  • Escape Pool Bar and Restaurant
  • Club Room

Accessible route to all meeting and event facilities from the public entrance and rooms.

Fitness Center with entrance door width of 34”.

Accessible route to Fitness Center from the public entrance and rooms.

Accessible rooftop pool with chair lift.

Accessible guest rooms

One King ADA and Hearing Impaired Room
Entrance door width of 36”
Bathroom door width of 34”
1 king bed
Roll-in shower
ADA doorbell

Two Queens ADA Room
Entrance door width of 36”
Bathroom door width of 34”
2 queen beds
Roll-in shower

One King Hearing Impaired Room
Entrance door width of 36”
Bathroom door width of 34”
1 king bed
Roll-in shower
ADA doorbell

Two Fulls Signature Hearing Impaired Room
Entrance door width of 36”
Bathroom door width of 34”
2 queen beds
Roll-in shower
ADA doorbell

Accessible route from public entrance and registration area to accessible rooms.

Standard rooms have entrance door widths of 36” and bathroom door widths of 34”. Please note that standard rooms do not have accessible features. If you have any questions about the features and amenities of our standard rooms, please contact us at ADAquestions@meninhospitality.com.

From a digitally-accessible website to complete descriptions of all onsite amenities and features, we wish to provide a positive experience from start to finish. Please note that this accessibility statement applies to all content on the Gale Fort Lauderdale Beach website. The hotel is not responsible for any third-party content on the website.

Contact us at ADAquestions@meninhospitality.com for any additional information on accessibility. We are here to assist.