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Disability access

The main entrance of The Rival Hotel

Entrance from the street, with push-button door opening activators for the side door (both in and out).

The Rival Hotel’s entrance, revolving doors and two side doors.

Push the button

And the side door will open automatically


Call us at +46 (0)8-545 789 00 for more information.

For hotel guests

  • Automatic door opening to hotel reception
  • Automatic door opening to stairwell and guest elevators
  • Button panel and keycard slot at appropriate height in elevators
  • Automatic door opening to our disability access rooms.

To the hotel reception

Guest elevators

Into a disability access hotel room

Disability access hotel rooms

  • Two alarm buttons in each bathroom.
  • Movable shower walls and stool.
  • Low bathroom counter and light switches.
  • Toilets adjusted for the disability with movable armrests.
  • Low, or no, thresholds.
  • Workspace with extra room for disability access.
  • Telephones by the bed, on the desk and in the bathroom.
  • Remote control for the TV and CD/DVD player.
  • Low placement of CD/DVD player and I-pod dock.
  • No obstructing table legs or drawers at workspace.

Conference rooms

  • The Rivalen conference room is accessible from the hotel foyer via a disability access elevator, which opens automatically into the conference room. The room has wooden floors and no thresholds.
  • Disability access to the Maria conference room is via another building. Please contact us at +46 (0)8 545 789 00 for further assistance. The door to the Maria conference room opens automatically. 

Elevator access to the Rivalen

The Rivalen

The Rival Theatre

  • The Rival Theatre can be accessed from the entrance foyer by a disability access elevator. Disability seating is available in the stalls only, not on the balcony.
  • When purchasing tickets to concerts and performances, it is your responsibility to inform the ticket vendor that you require disability access seating and if you will be accompanied by someone or not. Pre booking is required as disability access seating is limited.
  • If you are participating in a conference or business event in the theatre, contact us as soon as possible so we can take the necessary measures to ensure your comfort.
  • An inductive loop for the hearing impaired is available in stall rows 1- 10 (seats 1-262), channelled via the hearing aid telecoil ‘T’ setting. 

Bistro, cocktail bar, lobby bar and bistro bar

  • Complete access for guests in wheelchairs. A disability access elevator takes you from the entrance foyer to all Rival’s restaurant and bar operations: the Cocktail Bar, Bistro and Bistro Bar. The Lobby Bar is located on the ground floor, with direct access. Following a visit to one of our bars or Bistro, hotel guests have direct access to the hotel elevator, 5 meters from the bistro. 

Café Rival

  • Visit the Café Rival!
  • Access the Café Rival via the hotel’s main entrance and foyer.
  • Approved disability access ramp.

Elevators and Restrooms

Disability access elevator and automatic door opening

Button panel at appropriate height. Full access to all public areas

Disability access restroom in the entrance foyer. Only for use by guests with special disabilities.