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We've stayed at the Ballard Inn several times over the past decade when traveling between San Diego and the Bay Area. More than an overnight rest stop, it's a pause that really refreshes with beauty and calm in the gorgeous Santa Ynez Valley. Now the...More
Response from ballardinn, General Manager at Ballard InnResponded 12 December 2017
Thank you for the review. We are loving the new space and being that you are a return guest I am thrilled that you enjoyed the improvements. We strive to provide an excellent experience to all of our guests and am glad to here we...More
If you haven’t been here since the format changed, go ASAP. The flavors and freshness are wonderful. Prices are quite reasonable and there is a very good local wine list. Share as many dishes as you can.
Everything about this Inn is truly exceptional.
Charming, lovely and helpful staff, beautiful decor.
The food is superb (both dinner and breakfast). My only issue is with the dining room service, which was friendly but a bit slow. But it’s vacation, so what’s the rush....More
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Response from ballardinn, General Manager at Ballard InnResponded 31 October 2017
We are glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to your return visit!
Have stayed at the Ballard Inn in past years for the New Years holiday and for their special New Year's Eve dinner.
It's a very small hotel but outdoes any large luxury hotel any day.
Each room is of a different theme and is outstanding...More
We celebrated an anniversary with a weekend at the Ballard Inn, and booked the Gaviota Room. The room was very comfortable, and was furnished with a queen bed and period antiques. No TV or telephone, but we did not miss them and they would have...More
Response from ballardinn | Property representative |
Our rooms start at a rate of $265 and range to $345 per night, and include a fully cooked to order breakfast, wine and hors d'oeuvre hour, and bed turn down with house made cookies. We also have a dinner package that... More
Our rooms start at a rate of $265 and range to $345 per night, and include a fully cooked to order breakfast, wine and hors d'oeuvre hour, and bed turn down with house made cookies. We also have a dinner package that includes a one night stay in a classic king room and a $100 voucher towards dinner at a rate of $315 (valid Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday only). We have a Romance package with gorgeous rose petals left around the room with a bottle of Laetitia Sparkling Brut Cuvee and chocolates, which can be added to any stay for $75. Perfect way to celebrate an anniversary or birthday.
Response from achrisyth | Property representative |
The Ballard Inn Restaurant is open to the public for dinner Wednesday - Sunday 5:30-9:00 PM. Breakfast service is for inn guests only and is served in the dining room from 8:00 - 10:00 AM. Please feel free to contact us... More
The Ballard Inn Restaurant is open to the public for dinner Wednesday - Sunday 5:30-9:00 PM. Breakfast service is for inn guests only and is served in the dining room from 8:00 - 10:00 AM. Please feel free to contact us should you have any further questions. 800-638-2466
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"On nights when the restaurant is open (Wed-Sun), rooms on the east side are quieter."