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Building Accessibility

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The Buckingham Inn is a 3-suite bed and breakfast constructed in 1911. The inn’s front door (36.2-inch-wide door opening) requires climbing three exterior steps and then three interior stairs to access the main first floor level. A step-free side entrance (33-inch-wide door opening) is available and has no stairs to the first floor level. The common living room and dining room where breakfast is served are both located on the main first floor level. Note:  Common living and dining rooms may be open limited hours.

There is no elevator in the building. The Varsity and University Suites are located on the second floor, 19 stairs up from the front door.

The Mendota Suite on the first floor has two entry doors. The suite entry near the inn’s front door requires five interior stairs up and two stairs down to enter the suite. This front suite entry door has 33.3-inch-wide opening. The other suite entry door (33.8-inch-wide door opening) is near the inn’s step-free side entrance and requires no stairs. Entering the common living and dining rooms from this other Mendota Suite door has no stairs and passes through 33.8-inch-wide door openings. Note:  Common area living and dining rooms may be open limited hours.

The Mendota Suite includes features designed for individuals with disabilities. Doors are equipped with lever door handles. Width of door opening between the Mendota Suite bedroom and bathroom is 31.8 inches. The Mendota Suite bathroom contains a step-free shower with drop-down seat, rain shower head, handheld shower head and side body sprays. Shower controls are reachable while sitting on the drop-down seat. Shower door opening measures 30 inches wide. Mendota Suite bathroom assist bars are located in the corner of the shower, in the jetted bathtub, and behind and to the side of the commode. Height of commode seat above the floor is 17.5 inches. Height from floor to bottom of the pedestal sink is 31 inches, and to bottom of bathroom mirror 41.5 inches. Height of the king-size bed mattress above the floor is 28 inches. Width of floor space beside the Mendota Suite bed is 34 inches on one side; 40 inches on the other. Height from floor to bottom of the table/workspace in the room is 27.3 inches. Table surface height is 29.9 inches above the floor.

Additional details on room amenities and features are listed on our Suites page.

We guarantee that a specific guest room, once reserved, is held for the reserving guest. We make reasonable efforts with third party reservation systems to provide information regarding features of the inn that are designed for individuals with disabilities.

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Service Animals​

Pets are not allowed. Service animals as defined by ADA are allowed. Guests with service animals are asked to call us at 608.819.8029 at time of booking. ADA law states it is permissible to ask if the dog is a service animal that is required because of a disability and what work or tasks the dog has been trained to perform.