Hotels near Ballard
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Hip, trendy, upbeat, and upscale are the best ways to describe the Ballard neighborhood of Seattle, WA. Visitors have many affordable hotels to choose from here. Ballard is located near the University District and the I-5 Express, providing convenient access to Hotel Deca, Watertown Hotel*, and Silver Cloud Inn University.

Hipmunk's Best Hotels near Ballard

Motif Seattle
Motif Seattle
|
8.5
Excellent
1415 5th Ave, Seattle
from $126
Seattle University Travelodge
Seattle University Travelodge
|
6.2
Good
4725 25th Ave Ne, Seattle
from $99
Grand Hyatt Seattle
Grand Hyatt Seattle
|
9.1
Excellent
721 Pine St, Seattle
from $194
Homewood Suites Seattle Convention Center/Pike Street
from $159
Columbus Motor Inn
Columbus Motor Inn
|
6.2
Good
9613 Aurora Avenue North, Seattle
from $99
Talaris Conference Center
Talaris Conference Center
|
8.2
Excellent
4000 Ne 41st St, Seattle
from $167
Hotel Sorrento
Hotel Sorrento
|
8.8
Excellent
900 Madison St, Seattle
from $197
Hampton Inn & Suites Seattle-Downtown
Hampton Inn & Suites Seattle-Downtown
|
8.7
Excellent
700 5th Ave N, Seattle
from $169
Executive Hotel Pacific
Executive Hotel Pacific
|
7.6
Good
400 Spring St, Seattle
from $199
Fairmont Olympic Hotel
Fairmont Olympic Hotel
|
9.0
Excellent
411 University St, Seattle
from $279
More About Hotels near Ballard...

The Best of Ballard

Hotel Deca and Watertown Hotel* are located in the University District amid eclectic shops, pubs, restaurants, and nightclubs. Hotel Deca features a restaurant and airport shuttle and Watertown Hotel* features a business and fitness center. Silver Cloud Inn University is a smoke-free hotel with on-site restaurant, pool, fitness center, and laundry facilities. The hotel also provides a shuttle service. Seattle features restaurants, cultural activities, and nightlife options plus affordable hotels, including the Hyatt at Olive 8* and Sheraton Seattle Hotel.   

What to See and How to Get There

Seattle offers a variety of transportation options including public buses, rental cars, taxis, limo services, and SoundTransit rail. Points of interest include the Golden Gardens Park with its sandy beach, the Ballard Farmers Market, Henry Art Museum, Burke Museum of Natural History, Woodland Park Zoo, and the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.  

A Time for All Seasons

From skiing in winter to festivals in spring, Ballard is busy. Summer is peak season, but the many conferences from June through August mean higher hotel room rates and less availability. Visitors can find additional budget hotels in Greenwood and the University District less than 20 minutes from Ballard. 

Tidbit/Advice

The best time to visit Ballard is during the fall from September to November. The city is vibrant with fall colors, temperatures from 40 to 70 degrees, and numerous festivals including the annual Earshot Jazz festival. With summer crowds gone, hotels have ample room availability at budget prices.  

*Hipmunk.com does not sell to Watertown Hotel and the Hyatt at Olive 8

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