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Spokane, Washington
Reviewed 27 January 2016

We stayed in the deluxe king room so we would have a private bathroom. We were in town only one night to attend a concert. Upon arriving in the room, I was greatly disappointed to discover that there was no closet (only 4 hooks on the wall), and that the bathroom lighting was severely inadequate. The bathroom lights are fine...

1Thank GinnieW1226
Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 20 January 2016

Probably not worth the money you will spend to stay in charming Ballard area of Seattle. We stayed on a Saturday night and heard every single person come in and go out of all the rooms around us. The property is quaint and charming, very opulent décor. However, not worth the lack of sleep due to street noise and other...

2Thank Tara J
Sultan, Washington
Reviewed 31 December 2015

Great location in the middle of all the fun things to do in Ballard. A bit pricey for the tiny room we got and the bathroom being down the hall. Very clean and well done, though. I would stay again, but would be hesitant with the price. Also, had to pay for parking which was $15 on top of the...

Thank Glenn F
Houston, Texas
Reviewed 14 October 2015

You know, I thought the shared bathrooms would be weird... wasn't in the slightest. Not once did I have a problem with occupancy or cleanliness. The rooms were clean and comfortable. Staying at the hotel gives you access to a pretty awesome gym next door. The staff was friendly and more than willing to talk you through what's in the...

Thank Jonathan121
Roscoe, Illinois
Reviewed 12 October 2015

We have stayed at this hotel quite a few times and have always enjoyed it. The Front Desk personnel are friendly and helpful, especially Brandon who always remembers us from previous visits. If your'e a first time visitor don't be put off by the shared bath / restrooms used by most rooms. We have seldom had to wait for the...

Thank Duane B
Troy, New York
Reviewed 11 October 2015

I was very pleased with my stay at the Ballard Inn. We arrived very early in the morning and were in our room by noon - very accommodating. They held our luggage while we explored Old Ballard, which is a cute place with lots to do and eat. The staff was very friendly and the room and restrooms were clean....

Thank Jennifer H
Lansdale, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 29 August 2015

Do not stay in room 103, worst ever!!! We went to Seattle to visit family. Got the last room at the Ballard Inn, we wanted their sister hotel The Hotel Ballard, but summer is a very busy time in Seattle and they were book. When we booked they told us the room had no windows but was where the bank...

2Thank sharonspiegel
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

I'm really conflicted about this one. I bought a Living Social coupon without doing my research, which is my bad. On one hand, the Inn is very quaint. Stayed at the Deluxe King room w/ private bath, which was great. The room was just spacious enough, clean and the bed super comfortable. The service was great and the location is...

1Thank Netti78
New York City, New York
Reviewed 16 August 2015

I love this place. Special. It is not standard American big bathroom fare, but better in that it is rea - on a real street with real people in a real part of town. I'd come back in a minute. The bathroom is shared, the room is small but the experience is authentic and an adventure. You have the use...

2Thank MsMartaM
Snohomish, Washington
Reviewed 14 August 2015

My wife and I stayed here for one night a few days ago, from a livingsocial voucher we had purchased. The stay was very comfortable and nice. The location is prime, can't be beat, right in the heart of Ballard. There is no A/C but the room had 4 fans in it which kept it very cool and comfortable. We...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ballard Inn

Address: 5300 Ballard Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98107-4060
Region: United States > Washington > Seattle > Ballard
Price Range: RM387 - RM858 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Ballard Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 16
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“make sure you don't get a room that is only accessible by the side street”
 of 5 bubbles 140glennd, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
“For the best light, choose room 201. If you want a darker room, choose room 202.”
 of 5 bubbles jjinsantafe, 19 Jun 2016 | Read review
“The gym across the street opens early so be prepared to listen to spin class if you're on that side.”
 of 5 bubbles bfahl65, 11 May 2016 | Read review
“Another hotel”
 of 5 bubbles jimcool, 24 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Rooms near the workout club are the quietest.”
 of 5 bubbles KMPCO, 27 Mar 2016 | Read review
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