Access Statement 
Please find below information that aims to ensure that your visit to Southampton and our bed and breakfast will be as smooth as possible regardless of personal medical conditions, disability, impairment or specific learning difficulties. 
 
Prior to your arrival at our bed and breakfast in Southampton 
Enquiries and reservation can be made: 
- by telephone 
- by e-mail 
- by calling in person at our premises 
Taxis are available from the city centre, the train station, the coach station, the universities, the hospitals, the airport and the cruise terminals. All locations mentioned are 10-15 minutes drive away. Call us if you need the number of a reputable taxi company. We aim only to use those that we have found to be reliable. Some of them have vehicles adapted for carrying wheel chairs. 
If coming by car you can find directions on our web site www.amberleyguesthouse.co.uk 
If using an in car navigator our post code is SO15 5BB 
 
When arriving at our bed and breakfast in Southampton 
We have 9 parking spaces. 6 at the front and 3 down the side. The latter are in a queue system.  
Vehicles and contents are left at owners own risk. 
Our front door is accessed via a small step. We are available if you need help with your luggage. 
 
Reception area at our bed and breakfast in Southampton 
Wooden floor suitable for wheel chairs. 
Reception at our bed and breakfast is on the ground floor. 
 
Public areas at our bed and breakfast in Southampton 
Ground floor corridoors are well lit and with wooden floors. 
The rest of the house has well lit and carpeted corridoors. 
The breakfast room at our bed and breakfast has a wooden floor. 
You can access the breakfast room from the front entrance and the corridoors outside the ground floor bedrooms. 
 
Toilets 
At our bed and breakfast there are no public toilets. 
In our accomodation each room has either an en-suite bathroom or access to a bathroom. 
 
Fire alarm and emergency lighting at our bed and breakfast in Southampton 
Our bed and breakfast complies with the latest regulations in respect of the fire alarm and the emergency lighting. 
The fire alarm is operated by hard wired smoke detectors and bells. It does not have flashing lights. 
If you need special assistance in case of fire evacuation, please let us know on your arrival and hang the sign provided outside your bedroom door when in your room. 
 
At our bed and breakfast in Southampton on the ground floor we have 3 bedrooms, 1A,2 and 3. 
Room 1A is a large double room with en-suite facility.This room has been newly refurbished. It could be suitable for a small wheel chair. The are no grab rails or special adaptation in the bathroom area. 
Room 2 is a twin room en-suite. This room has also been newly refurbished. Not suitable for wheel chair access. 
Room 3 is a large en-suite single room. Not suitable for wheel chair access. 
 
On the first floor of our bed and breakfast in Southampton we have 4 bedrooms, 5,6, 8 and 9, 
Room 5 is an en-suite family room with a king size bed and a sofa. There is also a bureau. 
Room 6 is a single room with own wash hand basin and use of nearby shared, refurbished bathroom. 
Room 8 is a single en-suite with bureau and double size bed. This room has been recently refurbished. The en-suite bathroom is of a good size. The shower tray is of a rectangular shape, 90x130cm in size. 
Room 9 is a large single en-suite room with 4' bed. There is a desk and it is a quite room as it is located at the rear of the building. 
On the 2nd floor of our bed and breakfast in Southampton we have 3 bedrooms, 10, 11 and 12 
The steps to our 2nd floor are quite steep and narrow. 
Not suitable, in our opinion for very young children or slightly sight or physically impaired guests. 
Room 10 is a large standard single room. It has a wash hand basin a Velux and an ordinary window, a desk and a 'room tidy' unit. 
Room 11 is a large standard single room. It has a wash hand basin a Velux window and an ordinary one. There is a 'room tidy' unit 
Room 12 is a standard single room. There is a Velux window and an ordinary one. It has a 'room tidy' unit. 
Guests staying in these rooms benefit from the shared use of a large bathroom including shower, the use of which is exclusive to our second floor. 
 
All rooms in our bed and and breakfast in Southampton benefit from: 
- Free wireless internet access (you need to ask us for the access code). 
- Courtesy tray with free hot drinks (including hot chocolate) and biscuits. 
- Flat screen colour TV and Free View.  
- Clock alarm Radio 
- Shaver lights. 
- Central heating radiators or electrical radiators. 
- Hair dryer available. 
- Iron and board available. 
- A sign that can be hung outside the room door if you need extra help during evacuation. 
- Fire instructions and a night number to call in case of emergency are behind each bedroom door or next to it. 
- An information manual that should answer many queries for the newly arrived is to be found in each bedroom at our bed and breakfast. 
 
All bathrooms at our bed and breakfast in Southampton benefit from: 
Electric shower units. 
Shavers point. 
 
Additional facilities at our bed and breakfast in Southampton 
- Lockable storage for bicycles. 
- Booster chair for toddlers. 
- Microwave and fridge freezer for storage and preparation of guests own food or for storage of medicine. 
- Guide dogs only allowed. Sorry no other pets. 
- Iron and ironing board are located on the 1st floor for all to use.  
- Electric fans can be provided during hot spells. 
- Additional blankets are available during cold spells. Also additional electric heathers can be made available on request. 
 
At our bed and breakfast in Southampton we welcome people from all faiths and ethnic background. 
 
We have tried to provide you with all the relevant information for your stay at our bed and breakfast in Southampton. Should we have omitted any aspect, please feel free to contact us on 0044-(0)2380223789. Additional information can also be found on other pages of our website www.amberleyguesthouse.co.uk. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Eliana & Peter Welburn, Amberley Guest House, 1 Howard Rd, Shirley, Southampton, 
Hampshire, SO15 5BB. Tel. 02380 223789 
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