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Sideways Inn
3 stars

Sideways Inn

114 East Highway 246, Buellton, CA 93427, United States
+1 805 688 8448Official website
From
$97
Cheapest

rate per night

8.4
Great

based on 2,045 reviews

Sideways Inn
Sat 4/20
Wed 4/24
Room type
Provider
Nightly total
Standard room
King room
Queen room

About Sideways Inn

  • Hotel Room
    You’ll have a private room with all the hotel’s amenities
  • Enhanced cleaning
    This stay has committed to enhanced cleaning measures.Learn more
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi, Breakfast, and Parking for free

Looking for the ideal place to spend a vacation in California’s revered wine country? Sideways Inn is the place to be. With an endless list of fine amenities and facilities offered to guests, there is no better place to sit back and relax with a glass of California’s finest.

Newly renovated rooms are decorated in a way that captures the unique surroundings of Santa Ynez Valley and California coastline. King and queen rooms are available, with the option of a balcony or patio. All rooms are pet friendly and are equipped with cable television, Wifi, a mini-fridge, microwave, and include a free continental breakfast each morning.

Guests are welcome to cool off in the outdoor pool, or warm up in the heated spa. All guests have access to the amenities offered at Sideways Inn’s sister location, Flying Flags Resort & Campground located right next door, which has a pool, bocce ball courts, a dog park, and more.

Enjoy food and drinks at the onsite Sideways Lounge, which serves up delicious wines, craft beers, and innovative cocktails. A menu of impressive dishes are available here.

A plethora of adventures await in wine country. Some nearby activities include indulging in classic comfort cuisine at Campfire cafe, feeding an ostrich at Ostrichland USA, sampling the wines at Alma Rosa Winery (among other countless nearby wineries), or floating across the sky in a hot air balloon.

Special packages are available for destination weddings, corporate events, family reunions and more. Sideways Inn is the perfect location and venue space to create memories of a lifetime.

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Latest deals for Sideways Inn

Sat 4/20
Wed 4/24
Queen room
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2 queen beds
2 queen beds
King room
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1 king bed
1 king bed
Superior room
1 queen bed
1 queen bed
1 queen bed
Double room
2 double beds
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Standard room
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Deluxe room
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Classic room
1 king bed
1 king bed

*Total includes estimated local taxes & fees payable on check out.

Prices are based on 1 night, not including taxes and fees

Amenities at Sideways Inn

  • Outdoor pool
  • Fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Free parking
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Increased accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Shower chair
  • Hypoallergenic pillow
  • Adapted bath
  • Allergy-free room
  • No smoking
  • Lowered sink
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs
  • Designated smoking area

Basics

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Body soap
  • Air-conditioned
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner

Dining

  • Microwave
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee machine
  • Vending machine (drinks)

General

  • Family rooms
  • Seating area
  • Garden view
  • Inner courtyard view
  • Interconnected room(s) available
  • Telephone
  • Pool view

Bathroom

  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom
  • Walk-in shower

Bedroom

  • Socket near the bed
  • Alarm clock
  • Sofa bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Wardrobe or closet

Pool and spa

  • Hot tub
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool towels

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • TV

Laundry

  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board

Services and conveniences

  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Mini-market on site
  • 24hr front desk

Parking and transportation

  • EV charging station
  • Free parking

Outdoor

  • Terrace/Patio
  • Balcony

Things to do

  • Casino
  • Golf

Workspace

  • Desk

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping

Family friendly

  • Complimentary breakfast

Fitness

  • Fitness center

Reviews of Sideways Inn

All reviews are collected from real users with a verified booking made with KAYAK or one of our trusted external partners.

8.4
Very goodBased on 2,045 verified guest reviews
8.5Solo
8.5Friends
8.3Families
8.4Couples

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10.0 Wonderful
Staff was gracious.
F
10.0 Wonderful
Pros:Close to Solvang, renovated and updated rooms that feel like home, bonfires every night, pool with Jacuzzi and a great gym. What is there not to like? And breakfast delivered to your front door in the morning as well.
Cons:Wanted to stay here longer.
A
9.1 Wonderful
Pros:Can’t beat location for price. Very clean. Update and modern.
Cons:Hard time sleeping with freeway noise. Should’ve ask for room further away from freeway.
A
10.0 Wonderful
Pros:Room, ambience, breakfast system
Cons:List of tv channels. Offer cream for coffee with the room service breakfast
A
10.0 Wonderful
Pros:Recently renovated room was very comfortable. First time had a separate freezer with the refrigerator. Artwork and furniture were very comfortable and made for very relaxing. Very nice location very quaint.
Cons:Electrical outlets were hard to get to by the bed, but USB ports were abundant. Shower was a little awkward as there was no door or curtain, just half glass that came out. Liked the open feeling, but bathroom floor got too wet.
A
7.4 Good
Cons:The new remodeled doors do not block out the light and are poorly design. The blinds do not block out the light also. The lighting was poor in the room Also
S
6.8 Okay
Pros:Staff and location.
Cons:Dirty, dated bathroom.
A
8.5 Very good
Pros:easy access to wine country
Cons:no comment
J
4.2 Mediocre
Pros:We arrived after check in time...around 4:30 or so- we were given keys and went to our room- which was quite a trek from the parking lot-where there were VERY limited parking spaces....our room was not ready- no lines, bathroom filthy-trashcans overflowing- we called the front desk and gave us another room-on the other side of the motel- we carried all our stuff and moved our car...our room was just okay- old- broken hair dryer, TV was messed up- very trashy parking lot and surrounding area....I will not stay there again-very disappointed.
A
4.0 Mediocre
Cons:a/c unit was falling apart

Location

114 East Highway 246, Buellton, CA 93427

What's nearby

  • Valley Holistic Healing Center0.3 mi
  • Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co.0.6 mi
  • Ostrichland USA0.9 mi
  • Andre Organic Lavender1.5 mi
  • Alma Rosa Winery and Vineyards3.8 mi
  • Lafond Winery4.6 mi
  • Foley Estates Vineyard and Winery6.9 mi

Policies

Check-in/Check-out

Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM

Cancellation/prepayment

Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Essential information about Sideways Inn

Low season

March

High season

September

Average price (weeknight)

$135

Average price (weekend night)

$280
Cheapest month to stay with an average 27% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 65% rise in price.
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Average Fri & Sat price over the last 2 weeks.

When to book a room at Sideways Inn

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Top tips for your stay at Sideways Inn

  • If you’re after a cheap room at Sideways Inn, then you should consider staying during the low season. The cheapest deals can generally be found in March and April.
  • Prices can also vary depending on which day of the week you stay. For the best room deals at Sideways Inn, plan to stay on a Monday or Sunday. The most expensive day is usually Thursday.
  • The cheapest price a room at Sideways Inn was booked for on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $109, while the most expensive was $261.
  • How long should you stay at Sideways Inn? KAYAK users usually book their rooms here for 1 day.

FAQs when booking at Sideways Inn

  • How do I get to Sideways Inn from the airport?

    If you’re coming to the city via Santa Barbra Airport (SBA), the most convenient way to get to the hotel would be by taking a taxi or rental car. Taxis are available in abundance outside the arrivals area, and you can have your pick from a range of rental cars at the rental car center. Thrifty, Enterprise, Hertz, and Dollar all have a desk at the airport, so you are almost guaranteed to get whichever type of rental car you want. If you want a more budget-friendly option, the bus is worth considering. They can be boarded from the bus stop on Moffett Road across from the Airline Terminal.

  • Does Sideways Inn have any amenities for guests with reduced mobility?

    Sideways Inn has a variety of accessibility services suited for all guests with reduced mobility. For starters, there is an entire unit on the ground floor that is easily accessible by a wheelchair. In addition, you can get a shower chair installed in your room upon request. Other than the shower chair, the bathrooms have a roll-in shower, adapted bath, lowered sink, and toilet with grab rails to make them accessible for people on wheelchairs.

  • Which types of rooms are available at Sideways Inn?

    You can choose from a wide range of rooms at the Sideways Inn. There are standard rooms, superior rooms, deluxe rooms, premium rooms, and classic rooms. The standard rooms feature only one king-size bed, while superior rooms can have one or two queen-size beds and a pool view. The premium rooms and deluxe rooms also have one king-size bed but are bigger, have more space, and you get a balcony. Classic rooms are also significantly bigger and come with either a garden view or a pool view.

  • Does Sideways Inn have any kid-friendly amenities for anyone traveling with the family?

    When traveling with the kids, you want to book a hotel that has all the right amenities for them to have a good time. The Sideways Inn has spacious family rooms and interconnected rooms as well in case you want to be sleeping close to them, and the rooms have a TV complete with satellite or cable channels for their entertainment. There is also a pool where they can go swimming on a hot day and, most importantly, a kid’s menu on the breakfast options.

  • Are there any highly rated attractions located near Sideways Inn?

    If you’re coming to Santa Barbra for tourism, then staying at the Sideways Inn will put you within proximity of a host of top-rated attractions in the city. If you’re a wine enthusiast and enjoy sampling different wines and touring vineyards, there are three vineyards within ten minutes of the hotel. There is the Alma Rosa Winery and Vineyards, 4 miles away, Foley Estates Vineyard and Winery, six miles away, and Lafond Winery, five miles away. You can also check out Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co and Ostrichland USA, both of which are not too far away.

  • Where is Sideways Inn located?

    Sideways Inn is located at 114 East Highway 246, 0.2 miles from the center of Buellton. Valley Holistic Healing Center is the closest landmark to Sideways Inn.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at Sideways Inn?

    Check-in time is 3:00 PM and check-out time is 11:00 AM at Sideways Inn.

  • Does Sideways Inn offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, Sideways Inn offers free Wi-Fi.

  • Does Sideways Inn offer free parking?

    Yes, Sideways Inn offers free parking.

  • How far is Sideways Inn from the airport?

    Sideways Inn is 23.6 miles from Santa Barbara. Sideways Inn is 25 miles from Santa Maria Public.

  • Does Sideways Inn have a pool?

    Yes, Sideways Inn has a pool onsite.

  • How does KAYAK find such great Sideways Inn hotel deals?

    KAYAK scours the web for all room deals available at Sideways Inn in Buellton and lets you compare them to find the best rate for your stay. Many different travel sites will offer discounts or deals at different times for rooms at Sideways Inn and KAYAK will provide you with prices from a huge range of travel sites. That means that you can always find a great deal for Sideways Inn.

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Good to know

Value for money

8.3

Distance to city center

0.2 mi

Nearest Airport

Santa Barbara

Distance to airport

23.7 mi