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  •  Babysitting
  •  Bar
  •  Free WiFi
  •  Gym
  •  Handicap Accessible
  •  Parking On Site
  •  Pool
  •  Restaurant
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City Elegant Exterior Town plaza Downtown restaurant shopping



With a stay at Hotel Ballard in Seattle (Ballard), you’ll be convenient to Hiram M. Chittenden Locks and Woodland Park Zoo. This family-friendly hotel is within close proximity of Discovery Park and Seattle Pacific University.


Make yourself at home in one of the 29 air-conditioned rooms featuring MP3 docking stations. Your pillowtop bed comes with down comforters. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Bathrooms have complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.

Spa, Wellness & Premium Amenities

Dip into one of the 2 indoor swimming pools or enjoy other recreational amenities including a 24-hour health club and a sauna. Additional amenities at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge).

Food & Drink

Grab a bite to eat at the hotel’s restaurant, which features a bar, or stay in and take advantage of room service (during limited hours). Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.

Business & Travel Amenities

Featured amenities include limo/town car service, express check-out, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge during limited hours, and self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

How to Get There

Hotel Ballard
5216 Ballard Ave NW
Seattle, WA 98107 United States


4.5 Very Good 329 Reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We’re here with my 92 yr old mother. She loves her “handicap” room and we love our room right next door. Beautiful amenities, very well maintained, great service. We definitely recommend it! Very well located in the middle of Ballard. Great exercise/spa facility adjoining.

We'll be back!
Reviewed 4 months ago

I must admit that after reading a few negative reviews I was hesitant to stay here but the location was perfect for our needs so I took the plunge! I can't say enough about how wonderful this hotel is! From the moment we walked in to the moment we checked out we experienced elegance and attention to detail everywhere. The lobby is beautiful and the hotel employees we came in contact with were welcoming, friendly, and helpful. Our room couldn't have been better. It was beautifully appointed and spacious. The towels and sheets were amazing - soft and plush. There was even a monogrammed bath mat! We felt as though we were in the lap of luxury and will most definitely stay there when we visit Seattle again in August!

Perfect location in Ballard
Reviewed 4 months ago

We were planning on spending time at the Nordic Museum, so the 1/2 mile walk made the location just right. The rooms were spacious and clean and the staff helpful even in the great Seattle snow storm. We left the car parked in the Hotel garage and just ubered downtown which was cheaper and less hassle than driving and parking. I already have reservations for my next trip

Great small Hotel
Reviewed 4 months ago

We stayed here because of its close proximity to the VW dealer where we to have our car serviced. We were pleasantly surprised by how nice the hotel and staff are. Exceptionally cLean and comfortable. With its association with Olympic Health Club, this is a must stay for those I
Who do not want to miss their morning work out. Located in Ballard it is convenient to numerous restaurants, movies, shops etc. Really a great location. The rooms are very nice, exceptionally clean and comfortable. Staff were very nice and helpful. We highly recommend and will stay here again.

Not what we expected
Reviewed 6 months ago

My husband and I had planned and saved to celebrate his birthday in Ballard and we picked this place because of the reviews. The cost for the courtyard suite was hefty but we anticipated getting our money’s worth. The best part about the room was the bathroom. It was beautiful and spacious. The tub and shower were awesome! The bed, not so much. It was horribly uncomfortable and made for a sleepless stay. We were there for two nights so that was a significant set back. The cost of the room had us prepared to bring food to eat most meals in however I was extremely disappointed to discover that the mini fridge was not included in the room and was in fact an extra cost. For the price, I was disappointed that the fridge was not included in the cost. We love Ballard and had planned on making this our spot for a getaway from our six kiddos but we won’t be coming back.