Enjoy, stay, conference and show

Information on accessibility at The Rival

Contact us at +46(0)8-545 789 00 for assistance or more information.
Transport Service Address Mariatorget 3, Stockholm.

Entrance to The Rival 
Entrance from the street, door button for automatic opening of side door (in and out)

The Rival entrance - side door and revolving door

Press the button for automatic opening, door width 108 cm.

For overnight guests

Entrance to reception – automatic opening and push button.
Key card access in elevator at two levels. Also has Braille signage.

Stay at The Rival
The Rival has a number of hotel rooms adapted for guests with disabilities. These rooms are in the superior category and are generously sized with large bathrooms that meet disability requirements. Always book directly with us by phone +46(0) 8-545 789 10 or by email reservations@rival.se

Hotel room door, card reader and automatic opening.
Door width 85cm, no threshold.

Hotel rooms

Low or no thresholds, workplace without bulky table legs or drawers.
Space for wheelchair. Remote control for TV and Blu-Ray player.

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


Carefully designed with a background wall in silver mosaic and
specially constructed bathroom countertop in Corian that is low and wide.
Customised toilet seat with armrest and accessible light switches.
Flexible shower wall, seating area, and accessible towel rack.
Two alarm buttons in each bathroom, bathroom door width 90 cm

Accessibility to conference room facilities, theatre, elevator

Conference and theatre

On the left, the Rivalen conference room, on the right, the entrance to the theatre

The elevator from the ground floor down to the Rivalen and theatre as well as
up to the cocktail bar, Bistro and bistro balcony. Elevator with automatic
doorway. RWC on the ground floor.
Access to the Maria conference room through another building.
Contact the Rival at +46(0)8-545 789 00 for immediate assistance.
Automatic door opening to Maria conference room.

Shows and lectures
A number of seats on the parquet are adapted for guests with disabilities.
When buying tickets for performances and concerts, you are responsible for contacting the ticket ventor to obtain an accessible seat for yourself and an accompanying guest, if needed. Must be booked in advance.

Read about the app and digital ear loop – click here!

If you happen to be participating in another event at the theatre (without a seat reservation) please call us as soon as possible and we will make the necessary preparations for your arrival and comfort.

Visit Watson's Bar, lower foyer, Cocktail bar, Bistro & Bar!
Full access for guests with disabilities. Accessible elevator from entrance foyer to all of The Rival's restaurant operations.
Watson's bar is located on the ground floor. After visiting the bar and bistro, overnight guests can take the elevator straight up to their floor.

Visit Café Rival (adjacent property)
You can reach Café Rival via the main entrance of the hotel/Watson's Bar
Approved ramp/slope for wheelchair into the café, door 85 cm wide

Read more about the availability of Stockholm's public transportThe Rival Hotel is located in the Mariatorget neighbourhood of Södermalm, close to bus, subway and commuter train stations. Tina Hodgkinson, a well-known guest at the Rival and ambassador for Euan's Guide, recently wrote a comprehensive article about disability access in our neighborhood and at the nearby public transportation stations: www.euansguide.com. The Rival Hotel does not take any responsibility for views expressed or accessibility observed in the guide. (Please note that changes may occur). For more information about disability access on Stockholm's public transportation, visit sl.se/en.

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