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21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2013 via mobile

My husband and I celebrated our 11th wedding anniversary and really enjoyed our stay in the Wildflower room. The appetizer hour was amazing with a lovely selection and Bridlewood Vineyards were there pouring their wines for tastings! The wood burning fireplace was so cozy after coming in late from the outdoor theater in town. Loved the turn/down service and homemade... More 

1 Thank Jhwytreehuggers
Santa Monica
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2013

Nice place, nice surrounding environment. But watch out for their cancellation fees, which I feel are excessive. If you cancel your reservation, no matter how far out your stay is or whether you just placed the reservation five minutes earlier, you are subject to a $25 cancellation fee. I don't think this is a very traveler-friendly policy, and I will... More 

1 Thank Justin M
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66 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2013

Very clean and great customer service. Warning no TV in the room! You can request one but its only 17". The restaurant is 5 star. Breakfast is part of your room fee and is marvelous. It even includes breakfast specials.

Thank Fran S
Huntington Beach, California
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532 reviews
125 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 314 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2013

Good friends had been coming to this B&B for years, always raving about it. I wonder if that "bias" made me more against than in favor of this hotel. Built in 1985 specifically as a B&B, I have to wonder why some items weren't better addressed. Specifically, why do you leave the bathroom sink near the door of the room... More 

2 Thank KenVicLee
Newbury Park, California
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 August 2013

Looking for an experience that offers first class hospitable service, in a charming and quiet setting? Each room has a different theme done in beautifully decorated taste. Start your day with a delicious country breakfast . Then continue your morning relaxing on a big front porch complete with comfortable rocking chairs for reading, talking, sipping on their tasty coffee or... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2013

In the small town of Ballard, CA. there is a lovely B&B called the Ballard Inn. The town is so small that if you removed the Ballard Inn, there would be no town. But I digress. This is a truly charming place in the center of town. The staff is very welcoming and friendly. Everyone gets a personal tour (here... More 

1 Thank D C
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24 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2013 via mobile

We booked this bed and breakfast at the last minute and got one of the last rooms. Arrived just after wine tasting but we were offered a glass while we checked in. Everyone was friendly and accommodating. The restaurant was fully booked and we knew why! The food was delicious and wine list perfect. A great stay in SB wine... More 

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La Jolla, California
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41 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2013

We stayed at Ballard Sun-Wed. It was a great little getaway. Very relaxing area to visit and the hotel is quite nice. Our room was large and bright and we enjoyed the delicious and fresh breakfast. We only had a chance to experience the afternoon wine and snacks on one day, and it was all also quite nice. Maybe the... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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116 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2013

Ballard Inn is a nice base for Santa Ynez wine tasting and relaxing. Ballard is a quieter alternative that Los Olivos or Solvang yet minutes from both. It is a one horse town but that is the charm. Rooms are nice and comfy, many with fireplaces in them. Great beds and rooms offer a great place to relax after a... More 

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123 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2013 via mobile

Had a wonderful quiet weekend in Ballard. Visited local wineries. The inn had helpful maps and recommendations. Afternoon wine tasting and snacks were excellent. Lemonade on the porch was greatly appreciated. Rooms were lovely. It was nice to have no phone or tv in the room.

Thank KAS57

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Additional Information about Ballard Inn

Address: 2436 Baseline Avenue, Ballard, CA 93463
Region: United States > California > Ballard
Price Range: $385 - $494 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ballard Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 15
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