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1 room, 2 adults

Sideways Inn

3-star3 stars
114 E Highway 246, Buellton, CA, 93427, United States of America

3-star hotel in Buellton with outdoor pool and bar/lounge
  • Free continental breakfast, free WiFi and free parking
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  • Rooms nicely decorated and modern bathrooms. Continental breakfast delivered to your door…Jan 5, 2020
  • This place is amazing. 5star! Hotel room was spacious, big bed, lovely patio area with…Dec 8, 2019

Sideways Inn

from £105
  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed
  • Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds
  • Superior Room, 2 Queen Beds, Balcony, Pool View
  • Superior Room, 2 Queen Beds, Courtyard View
  • Premium Room, 1 King Bed, Second Floor
  • Superior Room, 1 King Bed, Balcony, Pool View
  • Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed, Balcony, Pool View
  • King Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking
  • Queen Room, 2 Queen Beds, Accessible, Non Smoking
  • Courtyard Room, 1 King Bed

What’s around Sideways Inn


  • Mendenhall's Museum of Gasoline Pumps & Petroliana - 6-minute walk
  • OstrichLand USA - 18-minute walk
  • Mosby Winery - 21-minute walk
  • Hans Christian Andersen Park - 2.5 mi / 4.1 km
  • Wildling Museum - 3 mi / 4.9 km
  • Solvang Brewing Company - 3.1 mi / 5 km
  • Chumash Casino - 6.6 mi / 10.6 km
  • Los Padres National Forest - 7.7 mi / 12.4 km

Getting around

  • Santa Barbara, CA (SBA-Santa Barbara Municipal) 39-min drive
  • Santa Ynez, CA (SQA) 14-min drive
  • Santa Maria, CA (SMX-Santa Maria Public) 32-min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 112 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 3:00 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Children stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • No cots (infant beds)


  • Pets allowed (dogs and cats only) *

  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply *

  • 2 per room (up to 50 lb)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self-parking on site

  • Electric car charging point

  • Motorhome/coach/lorry parking

Payment types at the property

* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free continental breakfast daily
  • Bar/lounge
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa tub
  • Golfing nearby
Working away
  • One meeting room
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Multilingual staff
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Picnic area
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Turndown service
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls
Food and drink
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Access via exterior corridors

Sideways Inn’s small print

Also known as

  • Days Inn Buellton Windmill Hotel
  • Days Inn Buellton at the Windmill
  • Sideways Inn Hotel
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  • Sideways Inn Hotel Buellton
  • Days Inn Buellton at the Windmill
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  • Days Inn Windmill Hotel
  • Days Inn Buellton Windmill
  • Days Inn Windmill
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  • Buellton Days Inn
  • Days Inn Buellton
  • Sideways Inn A Cruise Inn Hotel


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms. These are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property on the number on the booking confirmation.

This property does not have lifts.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.

Contactless check-out is available.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:

  • Resort fee: USD 10.00 per accommodation, per night

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for USD 15.0 per day

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 50 per accommodation, per stay

Service animals exempt from fees

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Sideways Inn

  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Sideways Inn?
    This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff wear personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Is parking offered on site at Sideways Inn?
    Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Is there a pool at Sideways Inn?
    Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
  • Are pets allowed at Sideways Inn?
    Yes, cats and dogs are welcome, with a limit of 2 per room and maximum weight of 23 kg per pet. There's a charge of USD 50 per accommodation, per stay. Service animals are exempt from fees.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Sideways Inn?
    You can check in from 3:00 PM to midnight. Check-out time is 11 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Sideways Inn?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include Ellens (3-min walk), A-ru (4-min walk) and Tastes (5-min walk).

Recent reviews

Superb 9.0 From 2,069 reviews

Very good 8.0
Enjoyable stay
Nice clean place, just off the highway but still quiet. Welcoming and helpful front desk. Good laundrette, but the associated pub seemed more set up for drinking than dining. Rooms comfortable and quite spacious. Pool. Short distance from more touristy towns of Solvang and Los Olivos.
David, gb2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Fabulous stay.
We stayed in a ground floor room with a terrace overlooking the pool. The morning sunlight was great. We had a breakfast delivered and ate it on the terrace. Afternoons were spent by the pool with additional towels provided. Recycling bins were good to see, but the hotel tends to use too much plastic. Most items appear to be single use. Could do more! The staff are very helpful and happy to talk. The hotel is near to restaurants and wine tastings. Very happy with our stay.
Richard, gb4 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Excellent accommodation!
Pit stop accommodation after driving down the big surf, before driving to Vegas! Excellent value, nice continental breakfast coffee & juice included that you can take with you. Didn't get to use the outside space but it looked great - pool and hot tub open until 10pm, and fire pits to sit around. Would have actually liked to have spent a couple of days there!! Room was very clean, and a very comfortable bed. Would 100% recommend!
Gemma, gb1 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
Hidden Gem.
Superb place,great staff. Enjoyed the breakfast & having it hung on the door handle in the mornings. Location is great. My family really enjoyed staying here.
Joseph luciano, gb2 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
A fantastic stop off location on a road trip. The accommodation is first class. High standard furnishings etc.
Gary, gb1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great stay, highly recommended.
Location is good, close to Albertsons and serval restaurants. Hotel is sparkling clean, very nice stay. They also have a small gym and pool for guest. Complimentary light breakfast to the room at a set time. I'd definitely stay with them again.
Wing Sum, gb1 night family trip
Very good 8.0
Nice Place. Friendly Staff
Nice set up. Friendly staff...Receptionist, Terri P was very helpful and was more than happy to help me put a places to visit plan together. Thanks!
Victor, gb1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great value
Great value. Many thanks.
Alan, gb2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Just great
Pierre, gb2 night trip
Very good 8.0
Good stop-over location
Good location for stop-over travelling LA to SF. Comfortable room and friendly service, also enjoyed having our evening drink around the fire pit. Breakfast delivered to room in morning and appreciated coffee available in reception.
David, gb1 night family trip

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