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Ballard Inn

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2436 Baseline Avenue, Solvang, CA 93463
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We usually stay in Solvang but we had done that a week before on our trip up and since we were planning on having dinner at the Ballard Inn Restaurant we decided to stay here. A bit more yes, however if you are looking for a wonderful, relaxing, and gorgeous property then it is worth the extra, at least it... More 

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achrisyth, Front Desk at Ballard Inn, responded to this review

I am so glad you enjoyed your stay. You folks were a delight I truely enjoyed talking to you during wine and hors d'oeuvres and I am pleased you were happy about your room choice I know it was difficult decision for you. I hope you come back and see us again soon!! Warm Wishes, Jessica More 

Mission Viejo, California
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

Wow, everyone at the Ballard is so friendly, nice, efficient that it makes the inn a cozy warm experience that yearns for another visit. The rooms we like are the Fiesta and Wildflower and they are so very wonderful. We enjoyed the suggested wineries with free tastings and visiting the small cities around Ballard. There is so much to do... More 

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Long Beach, CA
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52 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

A lovely venue, and the special occasion dinner was nice, just not a 5 star. The salad and soup were delicious, the turkey dinner lacked though and my wife's came cold and had to be redone, not a good thing. The service was gracious, just not attentive enough. Not sure if too busy (didn't seem that way, a small place)... More 

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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015 via mobile

Such a beautiful property and wonderful staff !!! The staff is very attentive and rooms are impeccable. Every evening between 430 and 5:30 PM, there is a complimentary wine and hors d'oeuvres table. In the morning they have a little buffet set upand you also get to choose from their menu a maid to order breakfast. The food was wonderful.... More 

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Bakersfield, California
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176 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

We love it here. This quiet place with homespun warmth and charm has drawn us in. We've stayed here several times and we will go back. It's only a couple of miles from the wine tasting Mecca of Los Olivos and is a perfect choice for a relaxing weekend. The rooms all feel like you're staying in a comfortable home,... More 

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Laguna Beach, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

We didn't have time to go very far, and after a review of our options, we decided on the Ballard Inn. And we're so glad we did! Christine was amazing, so welcoming and gracious. The rooms were comfy, and there was a nice array of style choices, which was nice -- not everyone loves the "flowery bed and breakfast" look.... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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26 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

Very romantic beautiful hotel with quiet and luxurious atmosphere. The service is excellent. The breakfast was very tasty. Really extraordinary spot. Be aware that the resturant open only from Wednesday to Sunday

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Signal Hill, California
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Very friendly staff , beautifully decorated rooms. In the midst of 40 winerys and good restaurants , the Balard Inn has a 5 star restaurant. They arranged a wine tasting limo which was wonderful and very informative . The grounds and deck are great for a relaxing time after wine tasting or a great meal.

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55 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

A simple and elegant get away, close to wine, lakes and fabulous food. Drive to beach, or historical mission, and famous bucolic valley. Bikes, wine and fine snacks, and much more included with one of fifteen,completely different rooms. Christina,in restaurant and front desk was wonderful. Nothing like sipping Chardonnay or Pinot on the sweet, rose surrounded porch at sunset. The... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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135 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

It was nice enough. Don't get us wrong. The people were very nice and aimed to please. But we were sold on one of the cottages and no one told us the cottage was just feet away from (a) three big air conditioning units; (b) the side door to the restaurant's kitchen. So there's the slamming screen door, the employees... More 

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