Suzhou accessible travel guide to disabled friendly holidays

For a great holiday in Suzhou

Accessible holiday rentals Suzhou is in the southern Jiangsu Province. The city is divided by the impressive Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal, which bifurcates almost the entire city. Because 42% of the city is covered by water (which also includes a vast number of ponds and streams) it is labelled as the ‘Venice of the Orient’. Originally constructed in 514 B.C.E., travellers can enjoy the 2,500 years of history that contribute to the cultural goldmine. Many of the historical characteristics of the past are still retained today. The streets and waterways are aligned just as they were originally. Travellers with disabilities will be able to experience much of the wonder this city has to offer with its ramps, flat terrain and more.

Getting around Suzhou with a disability

One can reserve a taxi that can accommodate those using a wheelchair or having other necessary mobility equipment (a cane or scooter, for example). Many of the street crossings are outfitted with ramps that make it easy to travel safely.

Where to stay in Suzhou – the best accommodations for those who have a disability

You will find that many hotels and apartments that specialise in vacation and holiday rentals have made great efforts to ensure that their facilities are barrier free. They also have been designed to meet the needs of those with visual impairments with Braille being used throughout many accommodations. In general, the higher the number of stars, the greater the chance the establishment has full range and barrier-free accommodations.