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Ballard Inn
Ranked #1 of 1 Ballard B&B and Inns
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Reviewed 6 August 2011

We spent four days at The Ballard Inn and had a wonderful experience. The staff seems to anticipate your every need: There is ice water with lemon on the porch for hot afternoons, coffee in the lounge mornings and evenings, cookies on your pillow at bedtime and delicious breakfasts! I loved sitting in the rocking chairs on the front porch and just relaxing. The restaurant was open on two of the evenings we were there and we had absolutely delicious meals. The reputation of the chef is well-deserved and you shouldn't miss an opportunity to eat there. I look forward to returning!

  • Stayed: August 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 23 June 2011

Perfect downtime inn, and a great getaway from civilization. The staff manages to be on top of things, without being "there" to interrupt the overall tranquility (minus the occasional loud truck on what passes for a "busy" street in Ballard) of the venue. Excellent breakfasts, a dinner menu that doesn't change often enough for my liking, and little touches like gratis bottled San Pellegrino in the room, unobtrusive turndown service, and lazy rockers on the porch make this a repeatable respite from the office. Located midway between Los Olivos and Solvang (try Cecco for dinner), it's a very leisurely 35-minutes from Santa Barbara, yet seemingly miles away into a former, much quieter rural environment. It was packed--only 15 or 16 rooms--on the weekend we were there, and I imagine that's the case from Thursdays through Sundays. But, it can probably seem like your own home the other nights.

  • Stayed: June 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 9 June 2011

Fantastic personnel who are very helpful and friendly. Their afternoon "happy hour is the best, great wine and great appetizers. The breakfast served is the best around.

  • Stayed: May 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 23 March 2011

I have always read these reviews but this is the first one I have written. The Ballard Inn was wonderful. The room was spacious and spotless. Breakfast was included and was different everyday. The restaurant fare was absolutely delicious made with local and fresh ingredients. The Inn staff was always gracious and helpful. I would absolutely recommend this Inn.

  • Stayed: March 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 1 March 2011

We had a lovely time. The staff addressed us by name and wished us "Happy Anniversary" many times. Everyone was pleasant and helpful.
Loved the room! Very comfortable and roomy.
The restraurant is amazing. Dinner was excellent and I recommend the chef's
special for breakfast. Breakfast is complimentary which was nice.
The wine tasting tour was one of the highlights of our stay.
The driver, Keegan, was fantastic and he took us to 4 fabulous wineries.
Stagecoach Wine Tours is the only way to go wine tasting...no driving and if you get
Keegan for your driver, your in for a lot of fun!
We also love to go antiqueing. Los Alamos is close by and has 5 different antique stores.

  • Stayed: February 2011, travelled as a couple
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Thank xraykids
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Additional Information about Ballard Inn

Address: 2436 Baseline Ave, Ballard, CA 93463-9711
Region: United States > California > Ballard
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 B&Bs / Inns in Ballard
Price Range: ₹ 19,548 - ₹ 33,036 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ballard Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 15
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