Hotel Security Self Inspection Checklist

Since Transient guest do not have the sense of territory or the ability to easily recognize intruders as intruders  that neighbors in a residential community have effective physical security in needed to reduce their vulnerability.

An Effort should be made to develop a self inspection or survey form tailored to the property. Below points should be considered while creating a checklist.
  • What Problems are created by the community in which the property is located ?
  • What is the potential for civil disorder, vandalism, or similar security incidents?
  • Does the traffic pattern around the property create special problems?
  • Are there areas or zones for control of traffic when deliveries are being made, bus tours are loading or unloading, guests begin arriving in their own vehicles, cabs etc.?
  • Are there problems of loitering, begging or solicitation outside pedestrian entrances to the hotel?
  • Is there easy access to major roadways which could permit a robber to make a quick escape by high speed roadways?
  • What is the ease of access for police? The fire Department and other emergency services?
  • Are driveway provided?
  • Do one-way streets adjacent to the property permit easy routing of traffic to and from the location.
  • Are underground access routes available?
  • Is there adequate illumination in all exterior areas including streets, passageways, walkways, alleys, delivery areas etc. ?
  • Is there an adequate supply of water in the event of a fire emergency?
  • Is there auxiliary pumping capacity in the event of failure within the local water system or loss of power on the property?
  • Is there easy access to a water source for the fire department?
  • Is there danger of illegal entry into the property through underground service routes, tunnels, sewers, subways, manholes etc. ?
  • Could there be access from adjacent buildings over the roof or through adjacent windows?
  • Are windows and doors secured between the hotel or motel and adjacent structures?
  • Is there a fire danger from the neighboring structures?
  • What dangers are present for arriving or departing employees?
  • What transportation facilities are available to employees in addition to private motor vehicles ?
  • Are parking facilities adequate and safe for serving the needs of the employees and guests ?
  • Is there an adequate guard service, police service, or surveillance system to protect the guests and employees using parking facilities ?
  • Are safe employees entrances and receiving areas provided?
  • Are appropriate security personnel or system provided ?
  • Are there dangers for guests arriving at the door by taxi or other public transportation?


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