Block Island Ballards Inn

Block Island Ballards Inn Block Island Ballards Inn is right on the beach in Old Harbor. You can see the inn and the marina in front of it as you approach old harbor by ferry.

This resort, owned and operated for decades by the Filippi family, was newly renovated in 2012. The spacious restaurant seats indoors and out. Rooms, boat docking and events are accommodated at this stunning location right on the beach.

Some visitors have admitted that Ballard's is their only view of Block Island, they haven't been anywhere else! That's due to the inn's proximity to town and beach, basically you can't get any closer to the water! The restaurant serves up seafood and the cocktails are served right to your beach towel. The private beach is life guarded and open to the public.

This island hot spot has live entertainment daily - everything from acoustic guitar players to full bands playing all the favorites. The volleyball court ocean side provides loads of summer fun and the swimming beach is perfect for those hot summer days.

The inn's rooms include single, double and deluxe with balconies. Direct TV,refrigerator, air conditioning, and Wi-Fi are among the amenities offered. Check out the room rates.

Ballard's is open seasonally from mid May until a few weeks after Labor Day. For availability or to book a room call

401-466-2231 (summer) 401-334-1997 (winter)

Block Island Ballards room

The restaurant is immense with several dining areas and bars, indoors and out on the sandy beach. Take a look at the Menu

Weddings and large events can be planned at this resort. Ballard's is one of the few places that can accommodate any size party, even up to 3,000 people.

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