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Ballard Inn

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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“wine country”(19 reviews)
“wine tasting”(30 reviews)
“los olivos”(31 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
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Family Rooms
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Reviewed 15 July 2014

My husband and I and another couple drove up to the area for a weekend of wine tasting. We didn't want to stay in Solvang .... the "kitschiness" of that town is a little much for us, and the high cost of more remote places...More

1  Thank Deborah L
Reviewed 24 June 2014

The service at this inn was excellent. Located in a quiet rural area, the inn itself is very charming. We stayed in "Mildred's Room", which was more modern and cosmopolitan than the more country themed rooms. We really liked our room but the other ones...More

1  Thank yogagal76
Reviewed 13 June 2014

Just returned from another great trip to the Ballard Inn. Again, the comfort, service and the food was wonderful. Centrally located in Santa Ynez Valley with lots of things to do nearby or a great place to do nothing. More great places to eat than...More

1  Thank Fred M
Reviewed 27 May 2014

Beautiful grounds, cozy rooms, delicious food (breakfast and dinner), and FABULOUS service. We sat on the quiet deck and sipped our complimentary wine every evening and smelled the incredible roses growing everywhere (more colors than I've ever seen). We were there during a difficult time...More

1  Thank WhereCreditIsDue
Reviewed 3 May 2014

My wife and I have stayed at the Ballard Inn a half dozen times over the past several years, and have never been disappointed. Located in the heart of Central Coast wine country, the Ballard Inn captures and reflects all of the rural charm of...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Restaurant
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Price range
US$361 - US$507 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$361 - US$507 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Debby P
16 February 2017|
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Response from achrisyth | Property representative |
Hello, We do not have a pool at the Ballard Inn. Thank you for the inquiry.
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Alicia H
12 March 2015|
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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
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Bert W
15 January 2015|
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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
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"On nights when the restaurant is open (Wed-Sun), rooms on the east side are quieter."
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"Every room has it’s own style. You can view on line. We had the Davy Brown room, which is not the biggest..."
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"All rooms are great. Some have their own fireplaces but you can't get a bad room here."
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"All the rooms seemed quiet, though the ones in the back may be quieter than in the front."
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