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Somerset, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Got off the boat and ended up at Ballard's on the beach had some drinks and ate breakfast $$$ stayed there for a while they have a beach party on the left side of the beach a lot of drinkers and a live band partying all day(more like spring break, drunkards) walked around to shops on the island. Hand made... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We got married there on there beach the owner Steve was there along with there staff at a minutes notice to us enjoy everything and just relax. There the only place I know on the east coast that will come right up to you on the beach and take your order like you were in the tropics. If your going... More 

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Exeter, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ballard's is a must if you're looking for a place to relax on the island! If you don't have chairs, etc. you can rent them and servers will bring you food and drinks right to your beach spot! A little pricey but worth every penny! You can still bring your own food and (non alcoholic) drinks to keep costs down.... More 

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Thank mlk114970
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at Ballard's Inn for two nights. Rooms are beautiful. Staff is very helpful and polite... Ate breakfast, at the restaurant both mornings was very good.. Had lunch on the beach both days again very good beach service is great wait staff very nice, polite and helpful!!! Also had dinner at the restaurant both nights again very good.. we... More 

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Suffolk County
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Super place, eager to please staff. Rooms 4, 5, 6 boast views for miles. Marco, Tomika, Gaba and Kurt made us feel like family and accommodated our every need. Beach is jumping during the day, not a problem at night. Plenty of seaside dining, shopping, jet ski rental, moped rental, hourly car rental to tour the island, parasailing... but all... More 

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Barrie, Canada
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4 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved this resort! We were off season (just after Memorial day weekend) so it wasn't very crowded yet (we arrived on Thursday for 1 night) \ The next day there were a lot of kids at the place and I wish I was still young to party with them. LOL. However, we were there for relaxing and arrival perfectly timed... More 

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Rhodes, Greece
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13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It has been over 30 years since I ventured to Block Island that is up until about two weeks ago, when I decided to re-see the island and the many changes. Took the ferry from Pt. Judith (Galilee), which is a nice ride from Providence and/or any point in Rhode Island, for a total cost of $24.00 same day round... More 

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Ballards-Manisses, Manager at Ballard's, responded to this review

Thank you for writing your review about Ballard's, we always appreciate hearing from our Guests! It is great to hear how much you enjoyed your island visit and your visit at Ballard's. It is great that you got to try a wide variety of the amenities we offer. We are sorry that you thought the VIP cabanas were overpriced and... More 

Rhode Island
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

We took the trek over to the Block and spent the whole day on the beach at Ballard's. We brought our own food (which was good because the waitress was telling others there was an hour wait for food). Although the beach was packed (it was a Sunday) the bar didn't miss a beat. We waited barely a minute for... More 

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Ballards-Manisses, Manager at Ballard's, responded to this review

Thank you for writing your review about Ballard's, we always appreciate hearing from our Guests. It is good to hear that the bartenders were spot on with the timing of getting drinks out quick. We hope that we see you again soon! Sharon C. Manager More 

Lebanon
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38 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

We visited for dinner and then the next day went for lunch. The view is amazing, but the food is just ok. Nothing fabulous. I had the naked lobster and it was tasty, but the lobster was tough and the butter only lukewarm. My husband ate the clam chowder and it was not as good as you would expect in... More 

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Ballards-Manisses, Manager at Ballard's, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review about Ballard's, we always appreciate hearing from our Guests. We are glad that you enjoyed the view, but are sorry to hear that you did not enjoy the food. We are always striving to make every meal enjoyable. I will let the kitchen know about the lobster meat and remind... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

Best place to stay on Block Island, one of the only hotels with air conditioning in rooms. Rooms are very clean and comfortable. Ours had adjoining balcony with friends and overlooked the harbor. You don't need to bring your car. You take the ferry from Point Judith and arrive in Old Harbor and walk across the parking lot to the... More 

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Ballards-Manisses, Manager at Ballard's, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review about Ballard's, we always appreciate hearing from our Guests! We are glad that you enjoyed your stay. It is great when our Guests are able to take advantage of all of the different things that we offer. We hope that we will see you again soon! Sharon C. Manager More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Multilingual Staff
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 

Additional Information about Ballard's

Address: 42 Water St, New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
Location: United States > Rhode Island > Block Island > New Shoreham
Price Range: $300 - $500 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Ballard`s Hotel Block Island
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