The Ponce St. Augustine Hotel Cares About Accessibility

Our goal for theponcestaugustine.com is to provide a website that is accessible to the widest possible audience, regardless of technology or ability. We are actively working to increase the accessibility and usability of our website and in doing so adhere to many of the available standards and guidelines.

To ensure this, The Ponce St. Augustine Hotel is committed to compliance with Level AA success criteria of the Website Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 (WCAG 2.0), an international standard measure of accessibility success. Our website and digital marketing have been developed after carefully parsing these particular guidelines and is continuously being enhanced to make our technology more accessible and user-friendly.

Our hotel website allows visitors to search for accessibility featured guest rooms that are clearly labeled on the Rooms page. Each accessible room listing highlights it's accessible features for guests to make an informed decision on whether that room will meet their needs.

Hotel Accommodation Accessibility Features

  • 3 total ADA accessible rooms available to book:
    • Two rooms of the 2 Double Beds Room come with:
      • a roll-in shower
      • grab bars
      • wheelchair accessible around bed and room
    • One room of the 1 King Bed Room comes with:
      • a roll-in shower
      • grab bars
      • wheelchair accessible around bed and room
  • 4 handicap accessible parking spaces are available
  • Lobby and all common areas are accessible
  • Ramps at all entries
  • Photoelectric smoke alarms with ADA compliant strobe

Hotel Website Accessibility Features

This hotel website for The Ponce St. Augustine Hotel is designed to be fully accessible to all and is designed according to W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 and conforms to most priority checkpoints which entail some of the following elements:

NAVIGATION TABBING

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.

TEXT VISIBILITY

The color scheme of this hotel website uses contrasting colors and a large font size for optimal reading.

IMAGES VISIBILITY

All images include descriptive ALT attributes.

CLOSED CAPTIONING

All videos on this website allow the option to view with closed captions.

SEMANTIC MARKUP

HTML heading tags are used to convey the document structure. Navigation menus are tagged as HTML maps so that the menu title can be read out, and the menu items are presented as a group. Please see our page sitemap for easy navigation at:
www.theponcestaugustine.com/page-sitemap.xml

ACCESSIBILITY REFERENCES

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0, which explains the reasons behind each guideline.
Section 508, Information and news about the accessibility standards introduced by Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act.

BROWSER HELP

Optimize the way you view your web browser. If you have difficulty in reading The Ponce St. Augustine Hotel 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: Learn about the Accessibility features of these major Internet Browsers below:

Mozilla Firefox: Click Here for Mozilla Firefox Accessibility Features
Google Chrome: Click Here for Google Accessibility Features
Internet ExplorerClick Here for Microsoft Internet Explorer Ease of Access Options
Apple Safari: Click Here for Apple Accessibility Support

Exceptions

Whilst The Ponce St. Augustine Hotel strives to adhere to the accepted guidelines and standards for accessibility and usability, it is not always possible to do so in all areas of the website. If you have difficulty learning about or booking our hotel, we invite you to contact us via telephone or email and our friendly staff will gladly assist you. If you find that something on our website is not accessible, we welcome your questions and suggestions.

Phone: (904) 824-5554 Email: renee.g@theponcestaugustine.com