Cami reviewed Cube Houses

Experience Unique Architecture at the Cube Houses in Rotterdam From the creative mind of the architect Piet Bloom, experience unique houses that were designed to look like a modern forest. Constructed in 1977, this site contains 38 regular sized cube houses and two larger cube houses. Each home is tilted 45 degrees on a hexagon shaped column that serves as the home entry point and staircase. Though entry into the museum cube is not wheelchair accessible, the unique neighborhood has a wheelchair accessible ramp so you can enjoy the home exteriors as well as a couple interesting shops and a small chess museum. The houses can be reached by metro, taxi, or car. Accessible parking is available in the nearby Markthal. They are also a 25 minute walk from the Amsterdam Centraal train station. A wheelchair accessible ramp is available to access the houses. Walking around the neighborhood is a unique experience and definitely worth the visit. The interior of the homes are not wheelchair accessible. The museum cube has steps, small rooms and low ceilings which is not suitable for all disabilities. Some of the shops located within the neighborhood have smaller door ways that may or may not be wheelchair accessible. No accessible toilets are located at the cube houses themselves, but there are toilets at the nearby Markthal. Due to their uniqueness, the cube houses are definitely worth the visit if you are in the area.
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Cami reviewed Markthal

A market hall surrounded by a unique residential and office building. Located within a unique horseshoe shaped building, there are many reasons to visit this site. It has great food, interesting archaeologic history, amazing architecture, a beautiful mural designed by Arno Conen, and the largest glass window cable structure in Europe. It is also located near other unique sites in Rotterdam, such as the Grote of Sint-Laurenskerk, Cube Houses, Old Town, and nearby views of Rotterdam's port. The beautiful apartments create an archway over the market hall, creating a one-of-a-kind atmosphere. There are dozens of food stands where you can sample the local cuisine, or you can sit down for a nice meal at one of the bars and restaurants. There is even a grocery store located inside. On the lower floors is the Tijdtrap exhibit, where you can see the interesting items that were discovered when the building was constructed. The Markthal can be accessed by public transportation. If going by car, there is a wheelchair accessible parking lot located under the building. From the Rotterdam Centraal Station, it is a 25 minute walk. If going by taxi, the company Accessible Travel Netherlands can make arrangements for you. A lift provides wheelchair accessibility from floors -4 to 1, and an accessible toilet is located on floor -1.
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Photoroller Finn reviewed Musée d'Orsay

We visited the Orsay in May 2016. If you're in a wheelchair, you don't have to queue, they let you in. In fact it is free for wheelchair and assistant and they don't even check anywhere. You may have to ask a few times about which lift is best to take. Get a floorplan at the desk. There are accessible toilets on the ground floor (may be occupied by able-bodied persons though) and also on the 6th floor - which is quieter. We started our visit by going straight up to the 5th floor and doing the impressionists. The café and famous clock view are here too. You can also get out to have a view of the Seine. On our way down we found some of the galleries were inaccessible - we came across steps. As it was a beautiful day we didn't mind too much as we'd seen what we wanted to and preferred to go back outside. It's an amazing building and museum and definitely should be on your list of what to see in Paris.
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Siniša Kekić reviewed Vienna Hauptbahnhof

Great hotel! Spacious rooms, accessible bathrooms, toilet handle-bars, roll-in showers... Ideal for wheelchair users.
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Siniša Kekić reviewed Edinburgh Castle

What a grand, formidable and historically rich place! Did not check if there's an accessible toilet while I was visiting, but a wheelchair user can access the very top of the castle and enjoy both a magnificent skyline of the city and an unobstructed view of the North Sea. Best to come during the Fringe festival.
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Jacob Healey reviewed Olympiastadion

Watched a football match there once. The stadium is below ground level, has a nice slope leading to the top floor. Great view all around.
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Siniša Kekić reviewed Musée d'Orsay

Really enjoyed this place! Haven't search for a bathroom at that particular time when I was visiting so not sure about its accessibility, but remember the elevators and hallways being leveled, spacious and without any obstacles. Even though I was there in already ancient 2003, I still have very fond memories of this former grand central station adopted into a museum and it was one of the highlights of my trip to Paris.
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Siniša Kekić reviewed Delta

If you a wheelchair user, avoid this hotel in all cases! They claim accessibility, and my companions confirmed our booked 2nd floor room to be accessible, but they have an entrance step, a couple of stairs before the elevator, and check this out: the elevator is some 80 cm in length, you cannot even enter the damn litter box! Had to look for another hotel in the middle of the night and they did not even want to return the money.
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Michael Tarulli asked question about Stockholm, Sweden

I'm looking for long term fully furnished accomodation in Sodermalm - accessibility preferred - I'm a paraplegic walker. I'm set to be there in April 28. Also, to make life easy for me I need to know who I can obtain medical information from or use as a resource such our equivalent of AQA and Independence Australia? I'm staying between 6 months to a year. Need to source medical equipment such as Speedicaths or similar from these places. Your help is much appreciated. Michael Read more Read less

sharon asked question about Frankfurt, Germany

Sorry I haven't specified where I want to travel to but my partner has CP and uses a fixed hoist for getting in and out of bed because he is scared of portable hoists. My question is does any member know of any accommodation that provides fixed hoists in bedrooms please. Any response would be greatly appreciated Read more Read less

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