Guest Rooms with Communication features
In addition to mobility features, a certain number of rooms must also provide communication features. These would be for people that are hearing impaired and visually impaired. The number of rooms with communication features are found in the table below:
These rooms must be dispersed also by type of rooms. Only 10% of the communication rooms can also be a mobility rooms.Factors to be considered in providing an equivalent range of options may include, but are not limited to, room size, bed size, cost, view, bathroom fixtures such as hot tubs and spas, smoking and nonsmoking, and the number of rooms provided.
Some other requirements for these rooms are:
1) Where emergency warning systems are provided, alarms complying with 702 shall be provided in rooms with communication features
2) Visible notification devices shall be provided to alert room occupants of incoming telephone calls and a door knock or bell. Notification devices shall not be connected to visible alarm signal appliances. Telephones shall have volume controls compatible with the telephone system and shall comply with 704.3. Telephones shall be served by an electrical outlet complying with 309 located within 48 inches (1220 mm) of the telephone to facilitate the use of a TTY