The best are back! From wine to beer to travel and more, all the finest from the region are featured in Sip Northwest Magazine. The third annual Best of the Northwest issue is on stands now, showcasing a versatile compilation of local favorites. Hotel Ballard is honored to be one of three winners in the Best of Travel category!

Sip’s 2014 Best of the Northwest winners were chosen from more than 2,000 beverage submissions and picked by a panel of over 40 professional palates. Among the nominees were some of the most influential producers in the industry, along with locally supported retailers, bars, restaurants and hotels. We are proud to be crowned the Best of Travel in Washington State along with The Chrysalis Inn in Bellingham and Skamania Lodge in Stevenson. Check out all the winners at

Hotel Ballard is the neighborhood’s only luxury hotel, located on historic Ballard Avenue NW. Whether you’re visiting Seattle for business or pleasure, our elegant accommodations offer comfort and convenience for any occasion. We have an amazing event space available for private parties and plenty of dining options within walking distance, including our very own Stoneburnerrestaurant attached to the hotel.

Please help us continue to be recognized in these types of contests by voting for us. Travel & Leisure and TripAdvisor hold annual contests based on user ratings, so be sure to cast your vote for Hotel Ballard! Every vote counts and your support is greatly appreciated.

Thank you Sip Magazine for including us as a Best of the Northwest 2014 winner. Click here to make a reservation at Hotel Ballard for the upcoming holiday season!