We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Ballard Inn

Certificate of Excellence
02/04/2017 03/04/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 4 more sites!
Professional photos
Ballard Inn
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow

175 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 175: English reviews
Start your review of Ballard Inn
 Click to rate
Cypress, California
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Ballard Inn for our Spring wine tasting in Santa Ynez. The rooms are individually decorated. The staff is very friendly and willing to help you find things to do in the area. The surrounding area is lush and green this year with all the rain. Breakfasts are unique with a different special each day. My one...

Thank travelinkathi
Santa Barbara, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

This small restaurant located in The Ballard Inn, combines Asian flavoring in an exquisite way pairing different flavors with well prepared meat and fish. The spicing is quite creative and distinctly unusual. You've not had this before. We celebrated a major anniversary at dinner and drove from Santa Barbara to get to this restaurant and it was well worth the...

Thank Joel A
Newbury Park, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

I absolutely love the Ballard Inn. Charming quaint place. Rooms are always clean. The location is quiet and peaceful and the restaurant is unbelievable. They have a guy they use for taxi service into and home from town that is very personable I look forward to our next annual trip back!

Thank browneyedgirlbren
Gunnison, Colorado
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My room, which I shared with a friend, was large and airy. The decor was Victorian.The bathroom and shower were fine with plenty of hot water and water pressure. The staff was quite helpful. The inn is quiet and has two areas to sit and read. Cell phone coverage is very spotty but they have great wifi. Early March was...

Thank Debby P
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

I use to love his place for a special occasion meal. However, I have been back for over 5 years. I read about the redecoration of the dining room and the new menu. We went there on Saturday night and it was fantastic. The room reminded me of a New England Inn and the food was suburb. The four of...

Thank Richard N
Claremont, California
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Wonderful accomodations, very charming and comfortable. Quiet ambience, fantastic restaurant, superb cuisine, great wine choices. For a foodie and wine lover, it doesn't get much better than this! Highly recommend.

Thank haohuangpianist
Los Angeles
Reviewed 19 January 2017

This B&B was so enjoyable. You need to have at least two days and nights minimum to fully enjoy the surroundings. Hotel decor is very inviting. Restaurant for breakfast is delicious. There are very good restaurants close by. There are various vineyards to occupy your time. Will certainly go back again. Staff is very helpful and friendly.

Thank BGL46
Los Angeles
Reviewed 31 December 2016

We just got back from our second trip to the Ballard Inn. We like this place a lot and look forward to returning. We did have an issue - we booked into the Davey Brown room which has a really cool decor. Problem is that it is right over the kitchen and the industrial strength exhaust fan was loud and...

Thank Mblaca
San Diego, California
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Bodied for 2 nights. Christina was incredibly helpful with planning local itinerary. Great recommendations and personal attention. I would recommend calling in advance of visit to plan visits to wineries and dining reservations.

Thank brad970
Los Olivos, California
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Breakfast was a complete surprise of fresh fruits, bake goods and personalized orders on/or off the menu, all including with the room. Chef/ owner makes the world of difference. The walk around the neighborhood is quiet, safe and refreshing.

Thank tomN2722VR

56 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

All Traveller Photos (44)
Hotel & Grounds (8)
View from Room (1)
Room/Suite (10)
Bathroom (2)
Other (23)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All Management Photos (12)
Dining (3)
Hotel & Grounds (1)
Room/Suite (1)
Other (7)
02/04/2017 03/04/2017
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Ballard
4.1 km away
Santa Ynez Inn
Santa Ynez Inn
#1 of 3 in Santa Ynez
385 reviews
5.2 km away
Hotel Corque
Hotel Corque
#1 of 10 in Solvang
737 reviews
5.2 km away
Wine Valley Inn & Cottages
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
5.1 km away
The Landsby
The Landsby
#2 of 10 in Solvang
219 reviews
5.3 km away
Hadsten House
Hadsten House
#3 of 10 in Solvang
863 reviews
3.2 km away
Fess Parker's Wine Country Inn and Spa
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices


  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
Things to do
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Ballard Inn

Address: 2436 Baseline Avenue, Ballard, CA 93463
Region: United States > California > Ballard
Price Range: ₹ 25,206 - ₹ 25,272 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ballard Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 15
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Orbitz, Expedia, Hotels.com, Priceline, Travelocity and Agoda so you can book your Ballard Inn reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Ballard Hotel Ballard
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Ballard Inn staff and other travellers.
3 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (3)

Questions? Get answers from Ballard Inn staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Ask for rooms away from the main stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles travelinkathi, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I have stayed in the wild flower and the Fiesta are both were great rooms. The Fiesta room was a bit larger”
 of 5 bubbles browneyedgirlbren, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask staff for recommendations on vineyards to visit.. There are some that might give a private tour”
 of 5 bubbles BGL46, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Avoid Davey Brown room if you can”
 of 5 bubbles Mblaca, 31 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Our room was old and tired, but quiet”
 of 5 bubbles michelebQ1270JP, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
5 of 5
No availability for your dates from these sites
* /night
View Deal
View all 8 deals
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Change dates