Conditions and obligations for social tourism accommodation centres

To run a social tourism accommodation centre, you have to meet the following conditions.
  1. the general conditions for running any tourist accommodation;
  2. The specific conditions
    For a comprehensive view, consult Appendix 1 of the decree, of which an extract only is given here.
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A social tourism accommodation centre is a non-profit establishment that offers accommodation in a bedroom or a dormitory. It provides hotel-type services and offers entertainment.

Management, guests and prices

  • The accommodation is managed by an organisation that does not aim to make a profit.
  • The accommodation is reserved for members of the managing organisation.
  • The prices charged are affordable and lower than the average prices charged in the hotel sector for equivalent accommodation.

Services

  • A reception is accessible every weekday.
  • The establishment provides hotel-type services (for example, breakfast, beds changed, rooms cleaned, caretaker, reception).
  • It also offers entertainment or programmes to explore the region, designed to develop contacts between tourists from different countries and backgrounds in the context of social, inclusive tourism.
  • The sheets are changed every week.

Équipment

  • The accommodation is in good condition as regards hygiene, safety and general maintenance.
  • It has individual and family bedrooms.
  • The accommodation has:
    • a restaurant
    • a bar
    • a communal relaxation area
    • a kitchen area
    • a laundry
    • a telephone and an area with internet access
    • at least one lift if there are more than two floors.
  • The bedrooms are clearly identified and have a lock on the door.
  • They contain:
    • beds (with mattress, mattress cover, pillows and bedding)
    • electric lighting
    • a window or ventilation grid
    • a temperature regulation system
    • a table
    • one chair per guest
    • a clothes rail
    • a chest of drawers
    • a bathroom.
  • The bathroom has:
    • a washbasin with drinking water
    • electric lighting
    • a window or ventilation grid
    • a bath or a shower
    • a storage area near the washbasin
    • a mirror
    • a chair
    • a small waste bin.
 
 

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