Wheelchair Access Units

Tropicana Lodge has 7 units with wheelchair independent access. The motel is pleased to be able to offer these rooms and bring the best comfort options to our guests. All rooms are ground floor, specially adapted for wheelchair use.

All 7 units have similar bathroom designs to meet access requirements and are slightly larger in size than standard motel bathrooms:


The main bedroom is spacious and wheelchair friendly. All Units have 2 double size beds.

  • Floor surface: tiles
  • Manoeuvrability: plenty of room for turning a wheelchair
  • Mattress style: Quilted ensemble
  • Bed height: 550 mm standard
  • Clearance under bed: A hoist can be fitted behind the head of the bed
  • Wheelchair access beside bed: The beds are solid with plenty of room for bed transfers
  • Clothes hanging space: Wardrobe hangers ideal for wheelchair reach
  • Reading lights accessible from bed: Yes
  • Phone accessible from bed: Yes
  • Television with remote control: Yes
  • Security night safe available on request
  • Daily room service includes making up bed - housekeeping can also cater to special requirements on request


  • Door opens sideways providing more space for manoeuvring
  • Door openings 900 mm with level style door handle
  • Manoeuvrability: sufficient room to turn a wheelchair inside bathroom area
  • Open shower area
  • Horizontal grab rails
  • Separate wheelchair height shower nozzle also fitted with knob controls
  • Vanity basin has no cabinet to allow room for knees when seated
  • Hair drier accessible from wheelchair
  • Toilet height 440 mm with grab rail on left

Other Features and Amenities

  • Reception hours 8 am til 6 pm / Sat-Sunday 8am til 4pm
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Fully air conditioned with individual apartment controls
  • Booking desk for tours and taxis
  • PABX direct telephone exchange access
  • WAN WIFI connection to all apartments
  • Switches at wheelchair height
  • Accessible laundry
  • Friendly staff that are happy to assist if needed
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