under the bed is about 10cm. Lights,
telephone, TV (remote) can be operated from
bed. A/C controls are at 1.5m. The wardrobe
has a clothes hanging rail 1.5m.
Bathroom: Door width 760mm, lever handles
900mm. Wheel in shower, hand held
shower rose, grab rails at 840mm,
capstan taps 1220mm, fold down
shower seat 520mm high, 400mm x
455mm. There is a bath. Toilet
410mm, 700mm front to back,
480mm centreline to side wall, grab
rails 840mm. Basin 650m high at
front, capstan taps and no access for knees.
Switches at 1220mm and the shaver switch/hair dryer are located by mirror.
Whiteman St, SouthBank.
1800 811 653, 9292 6868, 6 accessible rooms, rate $275, 5 stars.
Location and environment:
Crown Towers forms part of the Southbank leisure precinct. The area is flat with
wide open promenades along the Yarra River with views to the city.
Transport and path of travel:
Train arrival at both Spencer and Flinders St Stations. Trams and pedestrian
across Spencer St, Kings and Queens Bridges. Taxis.
Valet parking and commercial off Whiteman St.
Main entry and foyer:
The Main entry is accessed from Yarra Promenade and pedestrian crossing of
Queensbridge St. Entry doors are double hinged (>850mm) with heavy returns,
not automatic, porters and concierge staff open doors for guests. The entry
opens directly to a huge foyer. The reception desk is 1150mm and the floor
made of polished marble.
Signage, Toilets and Telephones:
Lighting is dark without good contrasts and Exit signage is good but other
signage is poor. Toilets and telephones are hidden in a corner behind the