Lovely Stay A review of The Ballantyne Hotel and Lodge
We had the pleasure of staying here 2 nights and then 2 nights at the Westin in early November. We were expecting Ballantyne to be a nice hotel, and the hotel exceeded our expectations.
Parking was free, convenient, and very easy.
Check-In was quick and easy.
We had a King room overlooking the golf course.
The view was nice. The room was exceptional. This has to be probably one of the nicest rooms I have every stayed in.
I don't know if the rooms have been recently renovated, but they were exceptional in decorations and cleanliness. The rooms are very spacious. The balcony was a nice extra. The bathroom had a separate shower and tub.
We ordered rooms service very late one night (1 a.m.). It wasn't cheap, but the food was very good and the serving size was more than enough.
The staff was great. Very, very friendly.
It is a little farther from downtown from other hotels, such as The Park, but the drive time was probably equal to those others and was much easier because it is all interstate.
We did drive to the Southpark Mall and probably would not choose to stay in this area because of all the traffic, etc. There is another, larger mall very close to the Ballantyne that is very nice, with MANY restaurants surrounding it.
Next time I visit Charlotte, I will definitely stay at the Ballantyne