Access Statement

Full Access Statement

Introduction: We are a family run, licensed guest house with 6 rooms. Two bedrooms and a single room are on the second floor and Three doubles/Twins are on the first floor. We do not have ground floor bedrooms. The following information is to outline our provisions for guests.

Pre Arrival: We are sited less than half a mile from the coach and train station and we offer free pick up service from there if this is pre booked with the reservation. There is a taxi rank outside the stations should this be required. Although only half a mile from the town centre, it is the quieter area of Paignton. Our website details some of our rooms and facilities and the address is The site is fully printable and can be Braille read if needed. Contact can be made via the website or phone for any more information needed

Arrival & Parking: All guest are asked for their estimated time of arrival at the point of when they make the reservation. We can be summoned by use of the bell sited at the front door. There is parking to the front of the building with room for Three cars. these are on a first come first serve basis. The roads outside the guest house are not yellow lined and parking there is not time limited. The car park has a slight incline but there is no steps. The entrance door is wheelchair friendly 85cm in width, the entrance hall and stairs have 24 hour lighting and the parking area is well lit in the hours of darkness. We are able to assist guests to the rooms with luggage if required.

Main Entrance and Reception: The front door is the only entrance and is protected by a security lock and access can only be obtained with a key from the outside. Exit from the inside does not require a key. The reception hall leads off into the breakfast area with no steps on this level. All door widths on this level are 82cm.

Internal Public Areas: Reception hall and breakfast room. The first floor, (assist grab rail fitted to stairs and risers at a height of 18cm) consists of two Twin/super king rooms, and a double room. They are all en suite. The private facilities are lockable so they cannot be used by other guests. There is a public w/c on this floor. The second floor consists of a king room with a king bed , a king room with a superking size bed which can be made to a twin with sea views and they are all en suite. The other room is a single with double bed. All areas (with the exception of bathrooms and w/c) are fitted carpets.

Dining Room: Dining tables are set out to requirements and can be adjusted to seat Two, Four or Six people. The dined area has a maximum capacity of sixteen people. The seating is all chairs with no arms and background music is played during service. Most diets catered for.

Laundry: If required, laundry can be done by the proprietors but no liability is accepted.

Shops: The nearest shop is a licensed mini mart selling most produce within a five minute walk. The main shopping precinct in the town is approx half a mile away.

Leisure Facilities: The beach is a five minute walk and is next to the harbour which has pleasure sailing and sea fishing charters. A leisure complex with pool, gym and rifle range is less than a mile away. Some facilities are listed on the website.

Bedrooms: All rooms are centrally heated and guests have control of temperature via thermostatic controls on the radiators. All rooms have hair dryers, bedside lamps, alarm clocks, 32 inch colour tv, dvd and access to a library of dvds, and freeview installed. There is also free wireless internet connection. Refreshment making facilities are provided in all rooms with complimentary biscuits. All beds have duvets and extra blankets and pillows are situated in the rooms should they be needed. All rooms have fridges installed. All rooms have hanging wardrobes and bedside cabinets. All with dresser facilities.

Average bed height 50cm
Average bedroom door width 76cm
Average wash basin height 83cm
Smallest shower step 20cm
Tallest shower step height 26cm

First Floor:
Bedroom 1: Superking/Twin bed en suite to rear of building, fridge, two chairs and two seat sofa.
Bedroom 2: Double bed en suite to front of building, en suite, fridge, two chairs.
Bedroom 3: Superking/Twin bed en suite to front of building, fridge, with one chair and two seater sofa.

Second Floor
Bedroom 4: Single room en suite with sea views, double bed and One chair.
Bedroom 5: Superking/Twin bed, en suite, to rear of building, panoramic sea views, fridge, two chairs.
Bedroom 6: King room to front of building with king size double bed, en suite, fridge and two chairs.

Grounds and garden: To the front of the building is parking. The garden is lit at night.

Additional Information:
We are fully no smoking and no vaping within the building but guests may smoke out the front, a ashtray/bin is provided to the left of the door if looking at the road.
We do not accept dogs with the exception of guide dogs.
An information pack in each room gives details of emergency services and information of the surrounding area as well as contact numbers for proprietors.
There is a medical centre on Dartmouth road less than quarter of a mile away who will see holiday makers/guests without an appointment or registration.
New fire alarm system installed in 2007.
Fridges provided in rooms for guests use.
Fans can be provided on request.

Contact Information
Address: Easton Court Guest House, 5 St Andrews road, Paignton, Devon, TQ4 6HA
Tel: 01803 555810