Ballard’s Hotel Block Island

Ballard’s landmark oceanfront beach resort is located just a few steps from the ferry landing in Old Harbor on the Atlantic Ocean.


Spacious, luxurious and comfortable

Deluxe Guestroom

Enjoy your own private furnished balcony with a view of the harbor. Spacious and comfortable with two queen beds or one king bed. 

You will stay entertained and connected with a 40″ Flatscreen TV with Direct TV and WIFI.  Each guestroom offers air conditioning, its own private bath, and mini fridge. 


Large and luxurious

Queen Guestroom

Large and luxurious enough for your party, Ballard’s guestrooms with two queen beds allow plenty of space to sprawl out and relax. 

You will stay entertained and connected with a 40″ Flatscreen TV with Direct TV and WIFI. Each guestroom offers air conditioning, its own private bath, and mini fridge. 


Luxurious king bed

King Guestroom

King guestrooms have one king-sized bed. Stay entertained and connected with a 40″ Flatscreen TV with Direct TV and WIFI. Each guestroom offers air conditioning, its own private bath, and mini fridge.

Hotel Information and Details

Check-in is at 3:00 PM and check-out is at 11:00 AM. Upon arrival or departure, we’re happy to store your luggage for your convenience.  Ballard’s is staffed from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.  If you anticipate arriving after 9:00 p.m., please email us in advance at info@ballardsinndev.wpenginepowered.com to make arrangements to gain access.

Air Conditioner/Heater – Mini Fridge – Direct TV (over 120 channels) – AM/FM clock radio alarm- Soaps and lotions – – Hair Dryer – Iron and ironing board – All rooms non-smoking – In-room safe.

A two night stay is required on Friday and Saturday with a three night stay required on the Holiday Weekends. Rhode Island Holiday Weekends are Memorial Day, 4th of July, Victory Day, Labor Day and Columbus Day. Full payment is required for a one night stay, payment of half the stay is required for reservations longer than one night. Mastercard, Visa, Discover and American Express are all accepted. Guests checking in must be at least 21 years of age. Please note that the restaurant might not be open even when the hotel is. Please note that rates are subject to change.

All payments, less a $25 processing fee per room, will be refunded for cancellations made with at least 30 days notice. Anything less than 30 days forfeits the entire payment. Please Note: Inclement Weather: Our cancellation policy will remain in effect as long as the boats are running. While we sympathize with family emergencies, travel mix-ups and uncooperative weather, under  no circumstances will refunds be issued less than 30 days of check in date. Refunds or discounts will not be given for late  arrivals  or early departures.   

Transportation to Block Island: Please check all transportation to the island. Not all  transportation options are available in the off season.

Damage & Cleaning Fee
Ballard’s is a smoke-free property.  Smoking is not allowed inside the hotel room and the porch.  A $150 fee will be charged to any room where guests have smoked with disregard for our policy.  
*Ballard’s reserves the right to charge the card on file for damages or cost incurred due to guest negligence.

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