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Ballard Inn
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Ballard Inn

5300 Ballard Avenue Northwest, Seattle, WA 98107, United States
+1 206 789 5011

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based on 111 reviews

Ballard Inn
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About Ballard Inn

  • Hotel Room
    You’ll have a private room with all the hotel’s amenities
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi for free

Situated in Seattle, Ballard Inn is within walking distance of the Duwamish and provides a Jacuzzi, a sauna and an indoor pool. It is moments from Ballard Carnegie Library, restaurants and nightlife options.

This historic hotel provides a number of amenities, including a kids club, free Wi-Fi and a 24-hour reception. Airport transfers, a dry cleaning service and a laundry service are available upon request.

Ballard Inn provides bright rooms equipped with a hair dryer. Honeymoon suites are also available.

Seattle-Tacoma International Airport is a 35-minute drive from Ballard Inn. Pike Place Public Market, the EMP Museum and Space Needle are just a short car ride from the hotel.

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Amenities at Ballard Inn

  • Indoor pool
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Fitness center
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Free toiletries
  • Airport shuttle


  • Shared bathroom
  • Shared toilet
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom
  • Walk-in shower


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Towels
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Trash cans

Pool and spa

  • Spa and wellness center
  • Heated pool
  • Hot tub
  • Indoor pool
  • Sauna
  • Pool towels

Accessibility and suitability

  • Hypoallergenic
  • Hypoallergenic pillow
  • Allergy-free room
  • No smoking
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Private entrance

Services and conveniences

  • Wake-up service
  • Key card access
  • Express check-out
  • Bottle of water
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • 24hr front desk

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • TV


  • Feather pillow
  • Alarm clock
  • Clothes rack

Things to do

  • Eco tourism
  • Bicycle rental
  • Cycling


  • Seating area
  • Carpeted
  • Storage available

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Airport shuttle


  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board


  • Aerobics
  • Fitness center


  • Fax/photocopying


  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping

Family friendly

  • Cribs available

Reviews of Ballard Inn

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8.8 Very good
Pros:Very good beds, staff very helpful, location excellent if you want to be near ballard shops and...the best part is the opportunity to use the olympic athletic club across the street.
Cons:It is a noisy street, rooms are very small and sharing a bathroom brings back dormitory style living
10.0 Wonderful
Pros:No a great location clean rooms what a fun place to be if you're going to a concert or hanging out downtown Seattle
6.5 Okay
Pros:This place is different , and if you want a unique experience this is it. Forget the chain hotel , this is a one of a kind in a hip location , the best people watching ib town
Cons:I love the unique adventure quality
10.0 Wonderful
Pros:Everything! The room was very clean! The decode is very cute and modern. Staff was very nice and helpful. Would definently stay again! The bathrooms are shared but very clean and stocked with shampoo, body wash and conditioner. There are a lot of cute shops and nice restaurant s within walking distance.
9.4 Wonderful
Pros:Extremely clean rooms and facilities, comfortable, very friendly helpful staff, great location
Cons:Thought it was a little pricey considering that the shower and washrooms are shared with multiple rooms. Felt more like a boutique hostel. but everything was extremely clean and well kept.
10.0 Wonderful
Pros:Ballard Inn was kept very clean. The staff were very helpful with making the reservation and suggesting restaurants and parks to check out. The location was perfect if you wanted a great experience in Seattle. Lots of great restaurants in the area to eat and drink at (Ballard Annex Oyster House, Stoneburner, Bastille, Café Fiore...I could keep on naming places). Great location to catch the public transportation if you are looking to check out downtown or other areas like Fremont and Green Lake. I would definitely suggest staying at the Ballard Inn to anyone I know.
8.5 Very good
Pros:Location was great, access to olympic club is excellent.
Cons:I feel like it needs to be emphasized that the bathrooms are shared and not attached to rooms, I'm sure that it was mentioned in the description, but that has never been a detail that I have specifically looked for, so I must have missed it.
8.0 Very good
Pros:Good bed 'n breakfast without the latter. Very clean and homey. Late night street life adds to the ambience of the Ballard experience. Will stay there again.
8.8 Very good
Pros:Location, staff
Cons:Windows need replacing/sound proofing
8.0 Very good
Pros:Very clean, comfortable, great area
Cons:The sports club across the street is great to have access to, but you can hear the classes being taught. Fortunately, there was a fan we turned on for white noise and we didn't hear the 6:00 am class. That's the only downside.


5300 Ballard Avenue Northwest, Seattle, WA 98107

What's nearby

  • Hiram M. Chittenden Locks1 km
  • Discovery Park2.3 km
  • Green Lake Park4.4 km
  • Kerry Park4.5 km
  • Seattle Center5.5 km
  • Museum of History and Industry5.6 km
  • Museum of Pop Culture5.7 km
  • Chihuly Garden and Glass5.7 km
  • Space Needle5.7 km
  • Olympic Sculpture Park5.9 km
  • University of Washington6.1 km
  • Pike Place Market7 km



Check in anytime after 4:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM


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FAQs when booking at Ballard Inn

  • Where is Ballard Inn located?

    Ballard Inn is located at 5300 Ballard Avenue Northwest in Ballard, 6.8 km from the center of Seattle. Hiram M. Chittenden Locks is the closest landmark to Ballard Inn.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at Ballard Inn?

    Check-in time is 4:00 PM and check-out time is 11:00 AM at Ballard Inn.

  • Does Ballard Inn offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, Ballard Inn offers free Wi-Fi.

  • How far is Ballard Inn from the airport?

    Ballard Inn is 5.4 km from Seattle Lake Union Spb. Ballard Inn is 11.7 km from Kenmore Air Harbor.

  • Does Ballard Inn have a pool?

    Yes, Ballard Inn has a pool onsite.

  • How does KAYAK find such great Ballard Inn hotel deals?

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Value for money


Distance to city center

6.8 km

Nearest Airport

Seattle Lake Union Spb

Distance to airport

5.4 km