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Ballard's Inn

42 Water St, Block Island, RI 02807
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Ballard's Inn
Ranked #13 of 30 Block Island B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Bronx, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It was fantastic. The girls and I had a great time. The idea was to have a relaxing beach weekend. We chose Ballard's because it was close to the ferry (just walk across the parking lot) and it has bar service on the beach. Sam from Poland was the best, literally ran everywhere. The food was better than we anticipated... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My sister an I decided to try Ballards an was a great choice.a/c rooms clean an right on beach .Terry Ann an Jennelle were wonderful as the rest of staff the only con was in the AM you had to go out for you coffee /breakfast as Ballards doesn't serve breakfast an opens at 11am. Rooms are on opposite side... More

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BallardsInn, Manager at Ballard's Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review on your visit to Ballard's Inn. We always appreciate hearing from our Guests. I am glad to hear that you appreciated the quiet location of the rooms. We hope to see you here again soon! Sharon C. Manager Ballard's Inn More

Providence, Rhode Island
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

Ballard's beach is better known as party central in the summer, but just after Labor Day when the crowds have vanished you may find the best of what Block Island has to offer in an unexpected place. The newly renovated Beach/Restaurant/Bar facility actually has 6 hotel rooms. While none of the rooms are facing the beach, most have balconies with... More

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BallardsInn, Manager at Ballard's Inn, responded to this review

Greetings AxelEpple: Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your stay at Ballard's Inn. We always appreciate that time that people take to share their experiences with us and others. I am happy to hear that you were able to enjoy our off season rates. The off season is a great time to come and visit... More

Farmington, Connecticut
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44 reviews 44 reviews
19 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

My Husband and I stayed at Ballard's Inn on the weekend of Aug 2-4. We had stayed here previously years ago before the renovation and the difference was like night and day. We arrived on a early Ferry and they took our luggage for us and stored it right behind the Front desk as we departed for the beach. The... More

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BallardsInn, Manager at Ballard's Inn, responded to this review

Greetings: Thank you for taking the time to write about your recent stay at Ballard's Inn. We always appreciate when our Guest's take the time to let us and others know about their experiences. I am very happy to hear how much you enjoyed your stay, and how the renovations we did helped in making it an even more pleasant... More

Bridgewater, Massachusetts
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Ballards was fantastic. We had a balcony room with a beautiful view of the harbor. The room was lovely. The restaurant was delicious. the drinks from the outside bar were great. The outside entertainment was fun. My only complaint is that I paid $500 a night to stay there & still had to pay $10 for each of our beach... More

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BallardsInn, Manager at Ballard's Inn, responded to this review

Greetings Sharon T: Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your stay at Ballard's Inn. We always appreciate when our Guest's take the time to write about their experiences. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your balcony room while you were here. I am sorry about the noise in the morning, and will talk... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

The staff made us feel extra special especially the girls at the front desk. Terry ann and Jannelle ... We already booked for 2013 and cant wait to enjoy the great rooms, wonderful beach and the excellent service.. ballards is a must for vacation for us now

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BallardsInn, Manager at Ballard's Inn, responded to this review

Greetings: Thank you for taking the time to write the review about your stay at Ballard's Inn. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay. I know that we are very lucky to have Terry-Ann and Jannelle working our Front Desk and essentially being the face of Ballard's Inn. I am glad that they were able to make... More

New York, NY
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2012

We took a girls trip to block island last year (2011). My boyfriend and I decided to go for labor day weekend this year (2012). We decided to stay at Ballard’s Inn because the girls and I spent so much time at Ballard’s when we were on the island. It was the best decision I made. We had so much... More

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Kingston, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2011

We stayed here for a total of 3 nights. Because the deluxe room was occupied on the first night we opted to take a lesser room and make the switch. Both rooms were obviously very recently renovated. They were fresh and clean with new crisp white linens. The bathrooms were very roomy with large step in showers. The staff were... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2011 via mobile

The new rooms are great.. We stayed there for for labor day weekend and the newly renovated rooms are beautiful..best rooms on the island ...

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Stony Brook, New York
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2011

This was our first trip to Block Island. We had a wonderful time here. The entire staff could not have been more pleasant. The rooms were vey clean and inviting, a close walk to town, the beach was pristine. Our stay was cut shore by Hurricane Irene, but we will be back and have already recommended Ballards to our friends.... More

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Address: 42 Water St, Block Island, RI 02807
Location: United States > Rhode Island > Block Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Also Known As:
Ballard`s Hotel Block Island

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Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ballard’s is a famous resort on its own beach. Ballard’s was recently renovated and provides a distinct modern sophisticated design. Our rooms provide all modern amenities including air conditioning. Our dining area offers breathtaking ocean views. Our beach offers daily chair and umbrella rentals where you can lounge while servers bring drinks and food to you. ONLY BALLARD’S HAS IT ALL. ... more   less 
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