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Hotel Ballard

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9.1
Excellent
279 reviews
+1 206-789-5012

Top Amenities

Free Wifi
Pool
Fitness Center
Child Care

Hotel Ballard: A Small-Town Vibe in the Big City of Seattle

What Do the Rooms Include?

The standard rooms at Hotel Ballard are elegant with patterned carpet, blackout drapes, and an upholstered headboard on the cushy king-sized bed. A desk by the window offers views of the city and the Olympic Mountains. The marble bathroom with tiled shower and lighted mirrors adds to the luxury feel.

What Amenities/Features Does the Hotel Ballard Offer?

The hotel's private underground parking garage makes it easy to stash your car when you arrive. Check out a book from the hotel library and read indoors or on the Olympic Rooftop Pavilion. On cold nights, the pavilion has a fireplace lit to stay cozy. The hotel fitness center  has a warm atmosphere thanks to brickwork walls and wood beams. Guests can take advantage of two indoor lap pools as well as fitness classes and exercise studios.

How Much Will a Stay at Hotel Ballard Cost?

A room with one king-sized bed or two double beds runs about $259 a night, which is a decent rate for luxury boutique hotels in Seattle. Upgrade to a suite for $339 a night, or a courtyard suite with view for $359 a night.

What’s There to Do Nearby?

The Hotel Ballard is the only hotel in the Ballard district of Seattle. In this quiet neighborhood, you'll find local, independently owned shops and a farmer's market on Sundays. Walk 15 minutes to the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, a park by Salmon Bay where you can watch the fish jump in the summer.

What’s the Bottom Line?

For a local, small-town vibe that isn't too far from downtown Seattle, try the Hotel Ballard. The great service and high-class amenities here make it one of the top hotels in Seattle.

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Ballard
5216 Ballard Ave NW
Seattle, WA 98107
Rooms & Rates
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User Highlights
9.1
Excellent
Bar and Beverages
"Beautiful bar"
Vibe
"Well mannered lobby" "Great atmosphere"
96% said it was a stylish hotel.
80% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere.
Wellness Area
"Fantastic gym" "Gym next door"
top-notch fitness area, thought 92%.
Location
"Close to the sea" "Clubs across the street"
100% liked the proximity to shopping.
Parking was ok, according to 60%.
Amenities
"Well mannered lobby" "Clean facility"
86% thought the building was wonderful.
89% loved the terrace.
Service
"Attentive staff" "Excellent staff"
98% found the staff to be very friendly.
Only 57% thought the service was professional.
Room
"Great bathtub" "Beautiful rooms"
96% said the beds were comfortable.
75% were happy with the bathroom.
Food
"Great restaurant" "Good ingredients"
Comfort
"Wide view" "Lots of comfort"
96% said the beds were comfortable.
53% thought it was too noisy.
Breakfast
"Great brunch" "Delicious breakfast options"

Good to know...

Good fitness area
Comfortable beds
Could be quieter
Impressive bathroom
Expert Reviews
Afar Magazine
Hotel offerings in Seattle’s outlying neighborhoods are fairly limited, making the Hotel Ballard a welcome addition to this newly revitalized district north of downtown. The boutique...
oyster.com
Located in Seattle's trendy Ballard neighborhood, the Hotel Ballard is an upper-middle-range boutique hotel that opened in 2013. Though it's removed from the tourist attractions of...
Travel + Leisure
A luxury hotel brought much-needed accommodations and a splash of glamour to Ballard, a onetime fisherman's neighborhood that's become a food and shopping mecca. With just 29 rooms, there...
Hotel Information
Features
Air-conditioned
Airport Shuttle
Bar or Lounge
Child Care
Concierge
Fitness Center
Free Wifi
Handicap
No Smoking
Pool
Restaurant
Spa or Sauna
Details
Check-In
From 3:00pm*must be 18 or older to check-in
Check-Out
Until 11:00am
# of Rooms
29
Fees
Add-ons
  • Refrigerator Fee: USD 15.00 per night
  • Rollaway Bed Fee: USD 25.0 per night
  • Parking Fee: USD 15 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Airport Shuttle Fee: USD 60.00 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Breakfast Fee: between USD 3.50 and USD 9.00 per person (approximately)
Handicap Accessible
Wheelchair Accessible