Accessibility at the Rival.


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Entrance to The Rival

The entrance from the street leads to the hotel, Watson's Bar , the Tavern, the theatre, the Rival's Bistro.

Automatic opening of the side door (in and out).

Door width 108 cm.

Staying at the Rival

Entrance to reception - automatic opening and push button (picture on the right)

Key card access in elevator at two levels. Also has Braille signage.

Hotel rooms
The Rival has a number of hotel rooms adapted for guests with disabilities. The rooms are generously sized with large bathrooms that meet the standard requirements. The rooms are in the superior category. Always book the room directly with us by phone 08-545 789 10 or by email

Hotel room door, card reader and automatic opening. Door width 85cm.

Low or no thresholds, workplace without bulky table legs or drawers.

Space for a wheelchair. Remote control for TV and Blu Ray player, minibar, hairdryer, ironing board. Read more here.

Beds made with Egyptian cotton sheets and down comforters. Pillow menu, 24/7 room service.

Telephone by the bed and in the bathroom, USB and power outlets on either side of the headboard.


The design is particularly meticulous with an elegant silver mosaic background wall and specially designed Corian sink. Low and wide sink with large relief area, customized toilet seat with armrest, light switches at customized level. Two alarm buttons in each bathroom. Bathroom door width 90 cm.

Movable shower wall, shower stool, towel rack at an accessible level.

Breakfast and dinner in the Rival's Bistro
You can access the Bistro - where breakfast is served - via the elevator on your floor. Watson's Bar is located on the entrance level, and the Tavern is also accessed via the entrance floor. Overnight guests have direct access to the hotel's elevators to access the upper floors after visiting the bar and bistro.

Conference accessiblity

Conference room Maria
Access to Maria is via the building next to Rival. Contact Rival 08-545 789 00 for immediate assistance. Automatic door opening to Maria.

Accessibility at performances in the theatre

Entrance via Hotel the Rival's main entrance. Automatic doors.

Directly to the left of the entrance (Watson's Bar) is a wheelchair-accessible restroom and an elevator for guests with disabilities.
This elevator goes to: the cloakroom, the lower foyer (parquet), the upper foyer (cocktail bar and balcony) and the Bistro.

The elevator (the door on the left in the picture above) goes down to the Rival's newly built cloakroom, which is open every evening when there are events at the theatre. Payment by card or swish. 

The elevator descends to the  lower foyer, where there is an entrance to the theatre parquet floor. The width of the door is 122 cm.
There are seats at the back of the auditorium for guests with disabilities. When purchasing tickets for performances and concerts, you are responsible for contacting the place of purchase to obtain such a seat for you and an accompanying person. See the seating plan here. Advance booking is always required for these seats. There are no stairs on the parquet, only slight inclines.

If you are attending an event in the theatre (without a reservation) please call us as soon as possible and we will make arrangements for your arrival and comfort. Phone 08-545 789 00.
Salon plan Rival show here
Read about the lounge's hearing loop here

The elevator is on the ground floor. Dimensions: length 1.40 and width 85 cm. Maximum weight 400 kg. The elevator goes to wardrobe, parquet, balcony, bistro and bars. Please call us in advance if you have a permobile and we will ensure in advance that the dimensions of the elevator are sufficient.

Directly to the left in the entrance, i.e. in Watson's Bar , you will find the RWC and an elevator for guests with
functional variations. This elevator goes to: the cloakroom, Cocktail Bar, the Rival's Bistro. On the ground floor is Watson's Bar and the entrance to the Tavern. Read more about food and drink at Rival here.

The Rival's Bistro - breakfast and dinner.

the Tavern entrance via the Rival's main entrance - coffee, snacks, lunch, dinner. Outdoor seating
spring and summer with access directly from the street.

Watson's Bar on the ground floor open 7 days and evenings a week.Read more about food and drink at Rival here.

Going to a show or concert? see floor plan here. Find information about the length of the performance here.

The address for drop-off/pick-up is The Rival, Mariatorget 3, 118 91 Stockholm
Telephone number: 08-545 789 00

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