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Ballard Inn

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The Ballard Inn is a newly remodeled, vintage, boutique hotel, located in the heart of Ballard. Accommodations showcase vintage decor combined with old world charm. Completely renovated and restored to its 1902 elegance, Ballard Inn features 16 intimate rooms with 21st century amenities. Built in 1902, the building was originally commissioned and occupied by the American-Scandinavian Bank. And, later converted to a hotel, which served the city of Ballard and the neighboring communities of Magnolia, Fremont, and Wallingford for over 100 years. Amenities Include: Complimentary WIFI, Flat Screen TVs & cable, Bathrobes, Hairdryers, Access to 50,000 sqft Gym, including sauna, pool &whirlpool hot-tub, 24 hour front desk service, & Parking. Seattle's hottest neighborhood is waiting for you to explore just outside the Inn. Ask our front desk about area restaurants, bars, shopping and sight-seeing. Points of Interest: Walking distance to Ballard Locks, Golden Gardens park, local beaches and a 10 minute drive to downtown Seattle. Enjoy a cultural stay and rest at ease while staying at Ballard's premier boutique Inn.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Public Wifi
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Centrally Located
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92Great for walkers
Grade: 92 out of 100
240Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
48Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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All reviews shared bathroom private bath olympic athletic club provide ear plugs rooms share coffee station noisy at night great location floor space fluffy towels hotel provided bars and restaurants loved our stay the ground floor place to sleep king room a great stay
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Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

My husband and I loved our stay in Ballard. We booked a King Deluxe, knowing that we wanted a private bathroom. Our room also had its own private street entrance, which was quite charming. It was warm the week we visited and the hotel does...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Katy M
Response from Jamie O, Manager at Ballard InnResponded 13 September 2018

Dear Katy, We are really glad you enjoyed your stay with us at the Ballard Inn! We look forward to hosting you again soon! Front Desk Ballard Inn

Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

This place looked great online but that’s where it ends. The husband and I were super stoked to arrive, less stoked about the shared bathrooms and full size bed. I thought the room would be small. I did not think it would be smaller than...More

Date of stay: August 2018
1  Thank Stephanie H
Response from Jamie O, Front Office Manager at Ballard InnResponded 30 August 2018

Dear Stephanie, We are so sorry you did not enjoy your stay with us. We are working to resolve these issues as soon as possible. Thank you for your feedback. Best, Front Desk Ballard Inn

Reviewed 8 August 2018

We loved the location of the Ballard Inn right in the heart of Ballard. It was easy to walk to interesting restaurants/cafes and explore the area from this base. The room was very clean and the shared bathroom was always available when we needed it....More

Date of stay: July 2018
1  Thank TeamScotia
Reviewed 17 June 2018

Lovely little neighbourhood, quaint shops with plenty of places to eat or have a coffee. The rooms were indeed small but very clean and the bed linen pristine and white and the bed and pillows comfortable. We shared a bathroom and it was always found...More

Date of stay: June 2018
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Reviewed 13 June 2018

The town of Ballard is as charming as it gets and the little Ballard Inn plays on that charm, giving you the look and feel of the early 20th Century. We were in town to pick up my Step Daughter, an SPU Student and drive...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank EBJ11
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BabsBaltimore
11 July 2017|
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Response from Jamie O | Property representative |
Thank you very much for your question! The Ballard Inn is not an ADA accessible property. Because the Ballard Inn is a historic property we are unable to make certain structural changes that are required for us to be ADA... More
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Michael A
25 July 2016|
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Response from Jamie O | Property representative |
Hello, Great question! Our guests receive a parking pass with in and out privileges for $15 a day.
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Room Tips
"The area is noisy BUT they do provide earplugs should you need them!"
EBJ11
12 Jun 2018
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"Get the second floor."
WalktoRun
10 Apr 2018
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"Upstairs with shared bathroom"
Chickadee2013
4 Apr 2018
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"The second floor is the quiet choice and the rooms are more spacious with more sitting area."
gayleglg32
21 Jan 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$91 - US$176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
United StatesWashingtonSeattleBallard
NUMBER OF ROOMS
16
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