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6 February 2024
Empowering Inclusivity and Accessibility: A Closer Look at Makarem's Handicapped Rooms

Makarem’s ethos, deeply rooted in service and inclusivity, sets it apart in the hospitality industry. Catering primarily to pilgrims visiting the KSA, its efforts to redefine and elevate their experiences, especially for those with special needs, remain unparalleled. ensuring that every guest's stay is as comfortable and accommodating as possible. Their commitment to inclusivity and accessibility is exemplified in their thoughtfully designed handicap rooms at Makarem Ajyad, Makarem Umm Al Qura, Makarem Al Bait, and Makarem Mina


A Spotlight on Makarem’s Handicapped Rooms
Makarem's handicapped rooms, equipped with specialized facilities, are meticulously designed to ensure a seamless  blend of functionality, convenience, and style

Key features of a handicapped room:

  • Unhindered Accessibility: Rooms are fully wheelchair-friendly, ensuring that mobility is never a concern during your stay, as every guest should experience the utmost comfort and convenience.
  • Optimized Design: Rooms boast an optimized design that takes into account the unique requirements of individuals with disabilities. These thoughtfully designed rooms feature mid-height switches and power outlets, making it easy to control lighting and charge devices.They also feature a door viewer at an accessible height and sinks are strategically placed at a convenient height, and the wardrobe comes equipped with hangers that are easy to reach and use.
  • Supportive Infrastructure: Rooms are equipped with support handles that are conveniently located adjacent to the bed. These handles provide extra support, helping guests move around the room with confidence and ease.
  • Bathroom Amenities: Bathrooms feature a sliding door, allowing for easy access and space to maneuver. They also feature a roll-in shower with a wall-mounted shower seat, providing a comfortable and safe bathing experience. Additionally, grab bars have been strategically placed throughout the bathroom, ensuring stability and security. The raised toilet comes with assist bars, making it easy to use and promoting independence for all guests.
  • Safety First: An integrated panic alarm system is placed in the bathroom for immediate assistance.


For the Visually Impaired:

  • Braille Labels:Braille labels are affixed to various amenities, making it easy for visitors with visual impairments to identify and access the essentials they need. From the tea and coffee sets to room amenities, these labels enhance the independence of visually impaired visitors, allowing them to navigate and utilize the room with confidence and ease. .


Innovative Safety Devices:

  • Vibrating Alarms: A vibrating alarm device is discreetly positioned under the pillows.
  • Visual Alerts: A call bell equipped with a flasher serves as a visual alarm for guests with hearing challenges.
  • Auditory Assistance: An audio announcing device provides essential hotel information for those with visual impairments.
  • Sign Language Support: Hotel details are also available via sign language displays on the TV, ensuring all guests are well-informed.

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These establishments include Makarem Ajyad Makkah, plus a number of other hotels across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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