We aim to extend genuine hospitality to all guests and visitors of our hotel.
Our goal is to make it as effortless as possible for everyone, including people with hearing or vision loss, or any other disability, to access information about our hotel and to book a stay.
If you encounter problems learning about our hotel or booking a stay, we encourage you to contact us by telephone or email. Our helpful staff will be delighted to assist you.
We are committed to providing an easy-to-use online experience for all guests, and believe that every website visitor, regardless of their device type or reliance on assistive technology (including screen readers, font magnification, translation or voice recognition software) should be able to research our site online at https://www.hydehollywoodbeach.com/properties/resort.
To ensure this, Hyde Resort & Residences complies 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 programs thoughtfully adhere to these guidelines, and are continuously updated and enhanced to make our technology more accessible and user-friendly.
We have tested our hotel's website to confirm that we meet or exceed Level AA of the WCAG 2.0 Standard.
If you have questions or concerns, or would like to report an issue related to the accessibility features of our website, please contact us at [email protected].
You can learn more about W3C's Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) HERE.
In addition, our full site was tested using SiteImprove, a third party authority in web accessibility. The website is routinely tested to ensure that any new or newly edited content conforms with the most up-to-date accessibility guidelines, as reported by the SiteImprove tool.
Optimize the way you view your web browser. If you are experiencing difficulty reading The DeSoto website on your screen, changing the settings on your browser may help to improve the readability and visibility of each page:
Find out more about the accessibility features of these leading Internet Browsers through the links below:
mozilla Firefox : Click here for Mozilla Firefox Accessibility Features
Google Chrome : Click here for Google Accessibility Features
Internet Explorer : Click here for Microsoft Internet Explorer Ease of Access Options
Apple Safari: Click here for Apple Accessibility Support
Hotel Website Accessibility Features
The website was developed to be fully accessible to all site visitors and is designed according to W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0. It conforms to most priority checkpoints which entail some of the following elements:
To navigate our website, use the tab key to explore the elements of each page and the enter key to activate a highlighted link.
Structured, Semantic Markup
HTML heading tags are used to convey document structure. Navigation menus are tagged as HTML maps so that the menu title can be read, and the menu items are presented as a group. Please see our sitemap for easy navigation at: https://www.hydehollywoodbeach.com/properties/resort/sitemap
All content images include descriptive ALT attributes.
The website is designed to conform to Level AA compliance, as specified by the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines. All pages validate as XHTML 1.0 and use structured semantic markup.
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0, which details the reasoning behind each guideline.
Section 508, which includes information and news about the accessibility standards introduced by Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act.
Accessibility Software and Services
The following free tools and services are available to assist you with viewing and interacting with our hotel website:
Click here for HTML Validator, a free service for checking that web pages conform to published HTML standards.
Click here for Web Page Backward Compatibility Viewer, a tool for viewing web pages without a variety of modern browser features.
In addition, we offer rooms with accessibility features, which may be booked through any of our portfolio of hotels brand websites.
Please be aware that WCAG 2.0 AA Guidelines are evolving and our efforts to comply with these guidelines are ongoing. If you would like to report any accessibility issues, please contact us at [email protected] or phone us at 757-703-7263. We will make all reasonable efforts in order to update the page(s) and ensure their accessibility.
The Hyde Resort & Residences complies with all ADA guidelines as well as the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
For your accessibility needs, the following features are available:
The hotel provides accessible guest rooms with entry/exit passages, bedroom passages, and bathroom passages with at least 32 inches (812 mm) of clearance.
Additionally, the following public areas are accessible to guests with physical limitations via either flat or ramp access: business center, valet parking, concierge desk, elevators, exercise facility, restaurant, meeting rooms, public entrance, lobby/registration desk.
Other accessibility features available at the hotel are as follows:
* Closed captioning on televisions
* Bathroom grab bars
* Roll-in shower
* An accessible (level or ramp) public entrance with clear routes to the hotel’s restaurant, business center, meeting rooms, exercise facility, and swimming pool
* Audible, visual (strobe), and vibrating alarms
* Elevators with audible alerts, Braille buttons, and lowered buttons
* Lowered emergency evacuation instructions, light switches, and thermostat controls
* Swimming pool hoist for pool access
* Accessible parking (via valet)
All service/support animals are welcome.