A Luxury Charlotte Escape at the Ballantyne Hotel

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The Ballantyne

No matter what kind of relaxation you’re looking for, The Ballantyne Hotel is the place to get away in south Charlotte. With a wide range of experiences and accommodations, from fine dining to golfing, there’s something for every member of the family to enjoy. 

The Food

The Ballantyne Hotel’s own gourmet restaurant, The Gallery, offers upscale Southern-inspired dishes, as well as an art exhibit from Awaken Gallery. Their seasonal menus strike the perfect balance between simplicity and sophistication, and include options sourced from local farms in the Piedmont. The Gallery also has an extensive wine list, with both domestic and imported offerings.

The Fun

Staying at The Ballantyne Hotel also gives you access to a full 18-hole golf course, as well as a Pro Shop, driving range, putting green, and event lawns. After a few hours out on the links, you can enjoy a bite to eat at the Golf Pavilion, which offers sandwiches, wraps and snacks. If you’re new to the game, you can learn from the best with Ballantyne Golf Academy Golf Lessons, available for all ages and levels. 

The Spa at The Ballantyne. Photo by Critsey Rowe Photography

The Spa

The Spa at Ballantyne offers a new way to experience wellness. Enjoy massage, facial, body treatments, manicures, pedicures and hair salon services to soothe your senses, and relax during your stay. For recreation, plan to visit The Ballantyne’s 24-hour fitness center, with access to cardio and strength training equipment, as well as locker rooms and saunas. You can also enjoy their heated indoor pool, seasonal outdoor pool, resistance lap pools, and lighted tennis courts during your stay. For a full list of spa treatments and facilities, visit www.theballantynehotel.com/recreation

You can also discover a new getaway in The Lodge at Ballantyne, or The Cottage at Ballantyne. 


The Lodge at Ballantyne was modeled after a North Carolina hunting lodge. It boasts a partially covered stone patio and leisure space with fire pits, as well as a porch with rocking chairs. A short walk from The Ballantyne, it’s a great option for a more outdoorsy guest. 

The Cottage at Ballantyne is a great option for more cozy, private stay. It’s also located just a short walk from The Ballantyne, on the first tee of the golf course. Guests have access to one of the four king bedrooms, each with their own private bath, as well as a shared dining room and kitchen, patio, and living room. One package The Ballantyne offers includes a two-night stay in the Cottage, unlimited golf, and daily breakfast in the Gallery for four. 

Gallery Restaurant's Bubblin' Berry
Gallery Restaurant’s Bubblin’ Berry

Beyond the hotel, enjoy luxury shopping and delicious restaurants in the nearby Ballantyne Village. The Ballantyne neighborhood is also home to many major Charlotte-area companies, like Brighthouse, MetLife, and ESPN.

To learn more about the area, check out goballantyne.com

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