Travellers with restricted mobility will find the Netherlands somewhat accessible despite the limitations of most older buildings. Download Lonely Planet's free Accessible Travel guides from http://lptravel.to/AccessibleTravel.
- Most offices and larger museums have lifts and/or ramps, and accessible toilets.
- Many budget and midrange hotels have limited accessibility, as they are in old buildings with steep stairs and no elevators.
- Cobblestone streets are rough for wheelchairs.
- Restaurants tend to be on ground floors, though ‘ground’ sometimes includes a few steps.
- Bathrooms in restaurants may not be wheelchair accessible or fitted with rails.
- All train and metro stations in the city have wheelchair ramps, lifts and escalators.
- Most train stations and public buildings have accessible toilets.
- Buses have low boarding platforms for easy access.
- Some bus and tram stops have level-floor boarding.
- The Dutch national organisation for people with a disability is ANGO (033-465 43 43; www.ango.nl).