Ballard Inn

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2 indoor pools
Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, pillowtop beds
Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, pillowtop beds
Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, pillowtop beds

Overview of Ballard Inn

Ballard Inn

2 out of 5

4.0/5 Very Good

Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Spa
  • Gym
  • Parking available
  • Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment
5300 Ballard Ave NW, Seattle, WA, 98107

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationWoodland Park Zoo4 min drive
  • Popular LocationShilshole Bay Marina4 min drive
  • Popular LocationDiscovery Park6 min drive
  • AirportSeattle, WA (SEA-Seattle - Tacoma Intl.)28 min drive

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About this area

Seattle

Ballard Inn is located in Ballard, a neighborhood in Seattle, and is in the entertainment district. Moore Theater and Original Starbucks are local landmarks, and travelers looking to shop may want to visit Seattle Waterfront and University Village. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's going on at Climate Pledge Arena, or consider a night out at El Corazon. Kayaking and sailing offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with ecotours and hiking/biking trails nearby. Guests appreciate the inn's central location.

What's nearby

  • Woodland Park Zoo - 4 min drive
  • Shilshole Bay Marina - 4 min drive
  • Woodland Park and Rose Garden - 4 min drive
  • Golden Gardens Park - 5 min drive
  • Discovery Park - 6 min drive

Getting around

  • Westlake Mercer St Station - 9 min drive
  • King Street Station - 22 min drive
  • Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) - 28 min drive

Restaurants

  • Connor Byrne's Pub — 2 min walk
  • Hot Cakes — 3 min walk
  • Ballard Pizza Company - Ballard — 3 min walk
  • El Borracho — 3 min walk
  • The Hi-Life — 3 min walk

About this property

Ballard Inn

Historic Seattle inn in Ballard with 2 indoor swimming pools
This smoke-free inn features 2 indoor pools, a health club, and a spa tub. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a sauna, self parking, and concierge services. All 16 shared rooms feature free WiFi and pillowtop beds. For a bit of entertainment, flat-screen TVs come with cable channels, and guests will also find Egyptian cotton sheets and free weekday newspapers.
Ballard Inn offers 16 shared accommodations with complimentary bottled water and complimentary weekday newspapers. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Pillowtop beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels.

Bathrooms include showers, bathrobes, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include portable fans and blackout drapes/curtains. Refrigerators, hypo-allergenic bedding, and irons/ironing boards can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

2 indoor swimming pools are on site along with a spa tub. Other recreational amenities include a health club and a sauna.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Self parking on site (USD 20.00 per day)
  • Offsite parking within 328 ft (USD 20.00 per night)

Things to do

  • 2 indoor pools
  • Access to nearby health club
  • Access to nearby indoor pool
  • Aerobics classes
  • Health club
  • Pilates classes
  • Sauna
  • Spa tub
  • Steam room
  • Yoga classes

Family friendly

  • 2 indoor pools
  • Access to nearby indoor pool
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Refrigerator (on request)

Conveniences

  • No elevators

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Luggage storage

Languages spoken

  • English

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Egyptian cotton sheets
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Heating
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Pillow-top mattress
  • Portable fan
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower

Entertainment

  • Cable channels
  • Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water
  • Refrigerator (on request)

More

  • Free newspapers (weekdays)
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Shared accommodations

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Check-in

Check-in from 4:00 PM - 11 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 72 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 10 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! One child 10 years old or younger stays free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Free cribs (infant beds)

Property payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD 50.00 per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Self parking fee: USD 20.00 per day
  • Nearby parking fee: USD 20.00 per night (328 ft away)
  • Refrigerator fee: USD 15 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover; cash is not accepted

We should mention

One child 10 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

Property is also known as

Ballard Inn
Ballard Inn Seattle
Ballard Inn Inn
Ballard Inn Seattle
Ballard Inn Inn Seattle

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Overall score and ratings

4.0

Very Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 147 out of 395 reviews
5 - Excellent 37%
Rating 4 - Good. 152 out of 395 reviews
4 - Good 38%
Rating 3 - Okay. 62 out of 395 reviews
3 - Okay 16%
Rating 2 - Poor. 24 out of 395 reviews
2 - Poor 6%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 10 out of 395 reviews
1 - Terrible 3%

4.5/5

Cleanliness

4.4/5

Staff & service

3.8/5

Amenities

4.1/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
We liked the Farmers Market on Ballard Ave. The hotel has a great location. I suggest putting small coffee makers in the rooms if possible.
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2021

4/5 Good

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Beautiful European style hotel. Just needs ice machine and more bottled water.
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021

3/5 Okay

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Very clean. Didn’t like share bath.
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021

2/5 Poor

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Disliked: Amenities, property conditions & facilities
This is a pensione style hotel. You have to share a bathroom with other guests. Had I known I would never have reserved a room there. You need you put that in big type across the listing. It's dishonest not to.
Stayed 3 nights in Jul 2021

1/5 Terrible

Traveled with partner
Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Shared bathrooms, small rooms without mirror/ faucets.
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021