Last year a third of Croatian hotels and similar establishments had accommodation designed for persons with reduced mobility or with disability, with 84% of such accommodation provided by hotels, a survey carried out by the National Bureau of Statistics (DZS) shows.
The survey, entitled “Accessibility of Tourist Accommodation Establishments to Persons with Reduced Mobility in 2018”, covered hotels, holiday resorts, tourist apartments, boarding houses and guesthouses.
The survey found that 355 or 33.1% of 1,074 establishments provided accommodation designed for persons with reduced mobility. They had 1,515 accommodation units (1,303 rooms and 212 suites) for persons with reduced mobility.
The largest number of accommodation units designed for persons with reduced mobility (1,271, or 84%) were provided by hotels, followed by boarding houses and guest houses (11 %). Such accommodation was least available in tourist resorts (4.1% of all accommodation units) and tourist apartments (1.4 %).
The largest number of accommodation units designed for persons with reduced mobility were available in Split-Dalmatia County (20.5 % of all units), Istria County (14 %), Primorje-Gorski Kotar County (13%), Zadar County (10.2%), Dubrovnik-Neretva County (9.7 %) and the City of Zagreb (9.4 %).
The remaining 23% of such units were available in the other 16 counties.