Exterior View of HighRoad Hostel from the sidewalk

Exterior View of HighRoad Hostel from the sidewalk


Website Accessibility Statement

Accessibility Statement for Lodging Website

HighRoad Hostel DC is committed to ensuring digital accessibility for people with disabilities. We are continually improving the user experience for everyone, and applying the relevant accessibility standards.

Measures to support accessibility

HighRoad Hostel DC takes the following measures to ensure accessibility of Lodging Website:

  • Include accessibility as part of our mission statement.

  • Include accessibility throughout our internal policies.

  • Provide continual accessibility training for our staff.

  • Perform inhouse testing of our website for accessibility using external tools

Conformance status

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) defines requirements for designers and developers to improve accessibility for people with disabilities. It defines three levels of conformance: Level A, Level AA, and Level AAA. Lodging Website is not assessed with WCAG 2.1 level AA. Not assessed means that the content has not been evaluated or the evaluation results are not available.


We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of Lodging Website. Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers on Lodging Website:

  • Phone: +1 202 735 3622

  • E-mail: info@highroadhostels.com

  • Visitor address: 1804 Belmont RD NW, Washington, DC 20009

  • Postal address: 1804 Belmont RD NW, Washington, DC 20009

We try to respond to feedback within 10 business days.

Technical specifications

Accessibility of Lodging Website relies on the following technologies to work with the particular combination of web browser and any assistive technologies or plugins installed on your computer:

  • HTML


  • CSS

  • JavaScript

These technologies are relied upon for conformance with the accessibility standards used.

Limitations and alternatives

Despite our best efforts to ensure accessibility of Lodging Website, there may be some limitations. Below is a description of known limitations, and potential solutions. Please contact us if you observe an issue not listed below.

Known limitations for Lodging Website:

  1. Non-content Links that contain no text: Some non-content links on the various webpages may contain no text. because The website is created using a template product from Squarespace.com which does not allow full editing of all HTML. Certain code provided by Squarespace and not editable by the organization per Squarespace rules may contain links that contain no text. These links most often appear in a Squarespace-generated header, footer, or announcement bar which.. . Please contact us if there is any feature or information on the website that presents any issue or question..

Assessment approach

HighRoad Hostel DC assessed the accessibility of Lodging Website by the following approaches:

  • Self-evaluation

  • External evaluation

  • The website was reviewed using the tool at http://wave.webaim.org/

This statement was created on 5 May 2019 using the W3C Accessibility Statement Generator Tool.