We aim to extend genuine hospitality to all guests and visitors of our hotel.
Our goal is to make it as effortless as possible for everyone, including people with hearing or vision loss, or any other disability, to access information about our hotel and to book a stay.

If you encounter problems learning about our hotel or booking a stay, we encourage you to contact us by telephone or email. Our helpful staff will be delighted to assist you.

212-246-8800
reservations@234gallivant.com
234 W. 48th Street, New York, NY 11419

We are committed to providing an easy-to-use online experience for all guests, and believe that every website visitor, regardless of their device type or reliance on assistive technology (including screen readers, font magnification, translation or voice recognition software) should be able to research our site online at www.thegallivantnyc.com

To ensure this, The Gallivant Times Square complies with Level AA success criteria of the Website Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 (WCAG 2.0), an international standard measure of accessibility success. Our website and digital marketing programs thoughtfully adhere to these guidelines, and are continuously updated and enhanced to make our technology more accessible and user-friendly.

We have tested our hotel's website to confirm that we meet or exceed Level AA of the WCAG 2.0 Standard.

If you have questions or concerns, or would like to report an issue related to the accessibility features of our website, please contact us at reservations@234gallivant.com.

You can learn more about W3C's Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) HERE.
In addition, our full site was tested using SiteImprove, a third party authority in web accessibility. The website is routinely tested to ensure that any new or newly edited content conforms with the most up-to-date accessibility guidelines, as reported by the SiteImprove tool.

Browser Help

Optimize the way you view your web browser. If you are experiencing difficulty reading The Gallivant Times Square website on your screen, changing the settings on your browser may help to improve the readability and visibility of each page:
Find out more about the accessibility features of these leading Internet Browsers through the links below:

  • Mozilla Firefox : Click here for Mozilla Firefox Accessibility Features
  • Google Chrome : Click here for Google Accessibility Features
  • Internet Explorer : Click here for Microsoft Internet Explorer Ease of Access Options
  • Apple Safari: Click here for Apple Accessibility Support

Hotel Website Accessibility Features

The website for The Gallivant Times Square was developed to be fully accessible to all site visitors and is designed according to W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0. It conforms to most priority checkpoints which entail some of the following elements:

  • Navigation Shortcuts
    To navigate our website, use the tab key to explore the elements of each page and the enter key to activate a highlighted link.
  • Structured, Semantic Markup
    HTML heading tags are used to convey document structure. Navigation menus are tagged as HTML maps so that the menu title can be read, and the menu items are presented as a group. Please see our sitemap for easy navigation at: www.thegallivantnyc.com/sitemap.
  • Images Visibility
    All content images include descriptive ALT attributes.

Standards Compliance

The website is designed to conform to Level AA compliance, as specified by the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines. All pages validate as XHTML 1.0 and use structured semantic markup.

Accessibility References

Accessibility Software and Services

The following free tools and services are available to assist you with viewing and interacting with our hotel website:

  • Click here for HTML Validator, a free service for checking that web pages conform to published HTML standards.
  • Click here for Web Page Backward Compatibility Viewer, a tool for viewing web pages without a variety of modern browser features.
  • Click here for Lynx, a free text-only web browser.

In addition, we offer accessibility features in both our guestrooms and in our common areas to meet the needs of all our guests. Accessible features on property include:

  • Roll in front of hotel entrance door
  • Automated push button at the front entrance to open the door automatically
  • Roll-up desk at the front desk for wheelchair accessibility
  • Elevators are in lobby level and can be rolled into
  • Elevators have brail numbers
  • ADA accessible rooms (6 in total) have a standard double bed, roll in shower and wider entrances at front door and bathroom
  • Handrails in shower
  • Lit fire alarms through building
  • ADA rooms are indicated on the booking engine