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Sideways Inn

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Ojai Ca
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

We, like many before us have come to the Sideways Inn because of the movie. The hotel is in the process of a complete renovation. They are supposed to be done with renovation by early June. For a great price you're getting an all new room with a very comfortable bed, new restroom, refrigerator, microwave and flat screen tv. Our...

Thank FrankOjaiCa
Tampere, Finland
Reviewed 9 March 2017

This place was called Days Inn Buellton when we stayed here. The reason we chose this place to stay was entirely because of the movie Sideways. Great movie. Unfortunately we didn't get the room 234. The wifi was slow but other than that we were pleased with the room and the motel. And the Firestone Walker taproom is quite nearby.

Thank Jan R
Joe G, Manager at Sideways Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We hope that you will visit us again once our renovations are complete.

Reviewed 6 March 2017

Very pleased w/new room renovation. All the extras, large room & bathroom. Coffee maker, hair dryer, iron,etc. Beds were like heaven. The decor is very stylish. A free continental breakfast. Returning in the summer, can't wait to see the completed exterior renovation. Inn is close to everything.

Thank cambria40
Joe G, Manager at Sideways Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing these comments. We look forward to sharing our newly renovated amenities and accommodations with you.

Gilroy, California
Reviewed 1 February 2017

we usually get a hotel on the cheap side, just because money is always an issue. we chose this one, not realizing they were under construction renovating. This did not hinder our stay one bit, in fact we found it enhanced, because the Mgmt went above and beyond to give us the nicest room OF OUR CHOICE- even though we...

1Thank cbarr63
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 6 January 2017

I am between 3 and 4 stars with this one. As has been noted previously, the rooms are in the process of a serious upgrade and we were given one of these. Given the price point, the room quality is way above the norm for this kind of motel. That said, the outside and general vibe of the place is...

Thank Aylwin_Forbes
Joe G, Manager at Sideways Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback. We strive to provide excellent service here at Sideways Inn. We will use this feedback to help fine tune our services and amenities to help improve upon the overall guest experience. We look forward to your next visit.

Pleasant Grove, Utah
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

For New year's eve, the only thing I wanted to do was go to the Chumash casino. After checking all hotels around the area, this was the only one that was available, nearby, and at a reasonable rate. My boyfriend and I booked a room for about $155/night. It had one King bed, staff in the front office were extremely...

Thank Abbie G
Joe G, Manager at Sideways Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. As you may have noticed, we are in the middle of renovation projects that include both room and amenities upgrades. We hope that you will visit us again to experience these exciting changes and our on-site bar & grill.

Goolwa, Australia
Reviewed 22 November 2016

The Sideways Inn is being transformed into a top hotel. The new rooms are well equipped with new facilities throughout and nice finishings. Our room had a new fridge TV and microwave along with air con and heating. The pool area is being re landscaped, the sports bar is very good and having access to the burger bar in the...

Thank piebee
Joe G, Manager at Sideways Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind feedback regarding our current improvement projects. We look forward to providing a more valuable experience for our guests as we continue to upgrade our accommodations and amenities.

Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

We have traveled in the US for 1,5 months staying in a lot of different motels. This was by far the worst experience. The lobby was empty when we arrived with a note saying that they would be right back. We waited for more than 30 min and no one came to check us in. We had bought food on...

3Thank Frida T
Joe G, Manager at Sideways Inn, responded to this review

We are disappointed to hear that you had a negative experience with us but are glad you brought this to our attention. Our General Manager would like to speak with you further regarding these concerns. Please contact our GM at (805) 688-8448 to discuss what we can do to help.

Reviewed 30 October 2016

Charged twice the advisor rates. $159.00 that was with a senior discount and at midnight. The ceilings had cracks wider than the Grand Canyon. Air/heat did not work. Shower head fell off and wouldn't go back on.Fiberglass shower had holes bigger than golf balls. Black mold through out bathroom . Pillows made in 18th century. The towels were clean. if...

1Thank Tom B
Joe G, Manager at Sideways Inn, responded to this review

We apologize for any miscommunication that occurred and thank you for bringing these concerns to our attention. We have been renovating our rooms and amenities and are happy to provide a new and improved inn for guests visiting Buellton. Our General Manager would like to speak with you further regarding your concerns. Please contact our GM at (805) 688-8448 to...

Vista, California
Reviewed 28 October 2016

We pulled into Buellton after a long day of driving, remembering there was a Days Inn right off the freeway. What a surprise when we pulled in to register and the place was under new management. It was a good surprise - our room was big, updated, had a microwave and refrigerator, and very clean. The bed was comfortable and...

1Thank nanaof4321
Joe G, Guest Relations Manager at Sideways Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We look forward to hosting you again during your next stop in Buellton!

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Travel the Highway West to Sideways Inn where you can unwind in a freshly updated rustic room with the Danish charm of nearby Solvang. Enjoy California's breathtaking central coast with a variety of amenities at our attached sister property Flying Flags. Guests can enjoy the resort swimming pool, playground, and complimentary Wi-Fi. Sideways Inn also allows guests to easily access many of the area's most popular attractions and destinations. Wine tasting at a local winery, the charming town of Solvang, and the serene surroundings of Lake Cachuma and Los Padres National Forest are just a few of the points of interest situated just moments away from our resort. The inn itself is an attraction as it was one of the shooting locations for the film Sideways. If you are looking for a memorable vacation experience in California's wine country, look no further than Sideways Inn! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sideways Inn

Address: 114 E Highway 246, Buellton, CA 93427 (Formerly Days Inn Solvang / Buellton)
Region: United States > California > Buellton
Price Range: ₹ 5,008 - ₹ 14,255 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Sideways Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 108
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Also Known As:
Days Inn Solvang / Buellton Hotel Buellton
Days Inn Buellton
Buellton Days Inn
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“If you're able to ask for new renovated rooms. do so. We stayed in room 227”
  • comfy chair
  • great barn door
  • fridge, coffeemaker & microwave
  • open concept shower
  • two queen beds
  • TV, desk area
cambria40, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“lower level, corner, facing parking lot on one side, pool on the other.”
cbarr63, 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
“In the back away from the main road is probably best”
  • The remodeled bathroom: stylish
Aylwin_Forbes, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a new room”
piebee, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“1st floor with a sliding door opening to pool/spa area.”
ylc515, 28 Aug 2016 | Read review
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