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The good: excellent, efficient communication via text. Breakfast delivered to your room - the banana bread was very tasty despite being prepackaged, and the fruit were really good too. Facility is remodeled and trendy looking like straight out of pinterest. Having a sink and countertop near the coffee maker, micro and frig is super convenient. The bad: The same breakfast for more than two days can be monotonous and the yogurt is not the good kind. Room has insufficient lighting - bedside lights are too dim. No full length mirror. Pro tip: use your window outside. The ugly: the low flow shower! Oh how I dislike a low flow shower. Be sure to turn on the heating lamp and close the barn door or it will feel like you're really taking a shower in a barn. And, being in a room above the bar. Especially after asking for a quiet room arriving on a Thursday. The bar is supposed to shut at 10:00 pm, but the sounds of happy revelers went on past midnight.

Front desk was awesome, polite. Super close to all wineries and solvang.

Nice place , clean, large room but the bed was very hard and uncomfortable.

This is a gem, we never expected such a cute and wonderful place to stay

Have stayed here in past but had no idea on remodel. Wow- looks fantastic!! We loved our stay and will def be back. Thank you!

They let me change rooms because the first floor allows pets and my allergies were acting up from the dander. That was nice of them. And they left a cute and yummy breakfast on our door.

Rooms were very clean. Staff friendly and helpful. Love decor of room

Friendly staff, very clean, easy check in/out. Would stay there again in a heartbeat.

Wonderful hotel, very clean, will definitely go back

The exterior of the property was a little run down, but the lobby, and rooms have recently been redone. For the price , this is a good choice.is also right along the highway which was a concern, but we had a room in the back and it was quiet. Breakfast was included, and it was delivered to your room- limited choices, nothing warm...banana bread, yogurt and/ or fruit.

June checked us in and provided an overview of the benefits as well as a bottle for our anniversary, which was super sweet! We skipped room cleaning one night and received $5 coupon for the bar, which was a great place to watch some football. Staff was attentive and friendly. Love this place!

Nice location and nice property with unique taste and touch

One of the best hotels in Buellton, love that they have the firepits and a beautiful lounge/bar.

Love the proximity to many of the Valley's great wineries. They were not very well staffed however for a holiday week (Thanksgiving)

Good location. Breakfast to the door is convenient.

Clean room, quiet, and great location for exploring the area. Included bagged breakfast, coffee and pastries available in the lobby.

Clean, comfort, and wonderful hotel. Our stay was pleasant. Will book again.

I checked in on Labor Day and they apparently only cleaned the exact number of rooms they needed for their guests...and they were right next to each other! The property was huge, so it made no sense that they didn't spread their guess out, and there was a dog in the room next to me (with whom I shared an adjoining door). It barked appropriately, just once when I arrived and I believe once in the morning when they delivered food. However, that morning bark woke me up, and it sure didn't have to, I have no idea why they had to put me in the middle of two other guests and right next to a dog. I asked twice if there was another room and they said no. Also, my wakeup call in the morning was 10 minutes late. Other than that, the room & property was beautiful, but if you can't sleep what good is that? Not a good first experience there and I could have been a repeat business traveler as I come to Buellton about twice a month, which I told them but they didn't do anything to make my stay better or offer any compensation whatsoever.

Very roomy, near gas and shopping. The room was clean and comfortable. The bathroom was upgraded and shower head had plenty of pressure. Parking was ample and close to the room.

E Highway 246 Buellton CA

Hotel highlights

  • Free continental breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Bar/lounge

Within a short walk of Mendenhall's Museum of Gasoline Pumps & Petroliana, Sideways Inn is within a mile (2 km) of OstrichLand USA. This 3-star hotel welcomes guests with 112 rooms and conveniences like an outdoor pool, free in-room WiFi, and free self parking.


Dining

Free continental breakfast is offered each morning. At the end of the day, the bar/lounge is a great place to grab a drink.


Rooms

All 112 rooms provide microwaves, refrigerators, and coffee makers. Guests can expect to find free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries. Free local calls, ironing boards, and desks are also standard.


Property features

At Sideways Inn, guests have access to an outdoor pool, a spa tub, and free WiFi in public areas. You can put free parking to good use if you drive. The 24-hour front desk has multilingual staff ready to assist with sightseeing, directions, and local dining recommendations. Additional amenities include a meeting room, free newspapers, and laundry facilities.

Room options

Superior Room, 2 Queen Beds, Balcony, Pool View

2 Queen Beds | Sleeps 4

King Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking

1 King Bed | Sleeps 2

Standard Room, 1 King Bed

1 King Bed | Sleeps 2

Superior Room, 2 Queen Beds, Courtyard View

2 Queen Beds | Sleeps 4

Guest reviews for Sideways Inn

Everyone (37) Couples (15) Family (21)
3
Partner Couples

The good: excellent, efficient communication via text. Breakfast delivered to your room - the banana bread was very tasty despite being prepackaged, and the fruit were really good too. Facility is remodeled and trendy looking like straight out of pinterest. Having a sink and countertop near the coffee maker, micro and frig is super convenient. The bad: The same breakfast for more than two days can be monotonous and the yogurt is not the good kind. Room has insufficient lighting - bedside lights are too dim. No full length mirror. Pro tip: use your window outside. The ugly: the low flow shower! Oh how I dislike a low flow shower. Be sure to turn on the heating lamp and close the barn door or it will feel like you're really taking a shower in a barn. And, being in a room above the bar. Especially after asking for a quiet room arriving on a Thursday. The bar is supposed to shut at 10:00 pm, but the sounds of happy revelers went on past midnight.

By on Oct 27, 2020

Review comment responded on Oct 27, 2020

Thank you very much for dedicating your valuable time to share your stay with us! We value and appreciate your feedback, and be assured it will be shared with the appropriate departments to ensure all items mentioned are addressed. Your comments and suggestions will be passed onto our management team and we will be working towards implementing new policies that will help to increase the quality of your stay. We are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your overall experience! Please do let us know when you are ready to return – we are confident it will be a wonderful trip. We hope to welcome you back again soon!

5
Family

Front desk was awesome, polite. Super close to all wineries and solvang.

By on Sep 8, 2020

Review comment responded on Sep 15, 2020

Thank you very much for dedicating your valuable time to share your stay with us! We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your experience and we have shared your kind words with our team. Happy Travels! Tori Gonzalez Operations Supervisor

4
Partner Couples Family

Nice place , clean, large room but the bed was very hard and uncomfortable.

By , from San Diego on Aug 3, 2020

Review comment responded on Aug 10, 2020

Thank you very much for dedicating your valuable time to share your stay with us! We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your experience. Please do let us know when you are ready to return – we are confident it will be another enjoyable experience. We hope to welcome you back again soon!

5
Partner Couples

This is a gem, we never expected such a cute and wonderful place to stay

By , from Las Vegas, Nevada on Jul 27, 2020

Review comment responded on Aug 10, 2020

Thank you very much for dedicating your valuable time to share your stay with us! We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your experience. Please do let us know when you are ready to return – we are confident it will be another enjoyable experience. We hope to welcome you back again soon!

5
Partner Couples Friends

Have stayed here in past but had no idea on remodel. Wow- looks fantastic!! We loved our stay and will def be back. Thank you!

By , from Tustin, ca on Jun 28, 2020

Review comment responded on Jul 5, 2020

Thank you very much for dedicating your valuable time to share your stay with us! We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your experience and we have shared your kind words with our team. Please do let us know when you are ready to return – we are confident it will be another enjoyable experience. We hope to welcome you back again soon!

5
Family

They let me change rooms because the first floor allows pets and my allergies were acting up from the dander. That was nice of them. And they left a cute and yummy breakfast on our door.

By , from Los Angeles on Jun 4, 2020

5
Family

Rooms were very clean. Staff friendly and helpful. Love decor of room

By , from San Jacinto on May 24, 2020

5
Partner Couples

Friendly staff, very clean, easy check in/out. Would stay there again in a heartbeat.

By on Apr 1, 2020

Review comment responded on Apr 2, 2020

Thank you very much for dedicating your valuable time to share your stay with us! We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your experience and we have shared your kind words with our team. We hope to welcome you back again soon!

5
Partner Couples

Wonderful hotel, very clean, will definitely go back

By on Jan 31, 2020

Review comment responded on Jan 31, 2020

Thank you for your kind words! We appreciate that you took the time to write this review and will definitely share it with the staff. We look forward to welcoming you back!!

4
Family

The exterior of the property was a little run down, but the lobby, and rooms have recently been redone. For the price , this is a good choice.is also right along the highway which was a concern, but we had a room in the back and it was quiet. Breakfast was included, and it was delivered to your room- limited choices, nothing warm...banana bread, yogurt and/ or fruit.

By on Jan 25, 2020

Review comment responded on Jan 25, 2020

Thank you very much for dedicating your valuable time to share your stay with us! Your feedback is important and we have shared your feedback with our team. Please do let us know when you are ready to return – we are confident it will be another enjoyable experience. We hope to welcome you back again soon!

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