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The California Health Order is constantly evolving. And we encourage all of our guests to stay on top of the health recommendations and guidelines by reviewing the latest from Santa Barbara County. The bottom line is that your safety is our top priority. If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to give us a call at .(805) 688-8448
What is Your Cancelation Policy?
A deposit (that’s equal to your first night’s stay) will be collected when you make your reservation. And provided your reservation does not fall on a holiday weekend, we will gladly offer a full refund so long as your cancellation request is received by 3 p.m. the day prior to arrival. If less notice is provided, your deposit will be forfeited. We do not refund deposits for holiday weekend bookings. A $25.00 cancellation fee to be applied.
What Time Is Check-In? What About Check-Out?
You may check in for your reservation any time after 3:00p.m. Our check-out time is 11:00a.m.
Can I Get a Late Check-Out?
Depending on availability, our front desk may be able to arrange a late check-out. However, if your check-out occurs after 2:00p.m., you will be charged for an additional night. Please plan for a prompt departure to help us accommodate all of our guests.
Can I Bring My Pets With Me to Sideways Inn?
Well-behaved pets are welcome to stay in pet-friendly rooms at Sideways Inn and must be registered at the front desk upon arrival. No more than two domestic pets are allowed per room, and each must be 50 lbs. or smaller. To help cover cleanup costs, a one-time non-refundable pet cleaning fee of $50.00 will be applied in addition to a refundable $100 damage deposit. Pets must be kept on a leash at all times (with a max length of 10 feet). They must remain in the care of their owner and may not be left outside unattended. Guests are responsible for cleaning up after their pets, and all pet waste must be properly disposed of in a trash receptacle. Pets are prohibited from entering resort buildings and amenity areas. Noisy, vicious or unruly pets are not allowed. If a guest is not able to keep their pet under control, they must remove them from the premises or risk having the animal taken in by local animal control authorities. Additionally, exotic pets are strictly prohibited. Please be advised that guests should be able to provide proof of their pets’ current vaccinations.
What Is the Vehicle Policy at Sideways Inn?
Complimentary parking is provided for all guests. However on-site vehicle maintenance is strictly prohibited.
How Many Guests Are Included in My Room Reservation?
Unless otherwise stated, two adult guests are included in each room rate. Additional guests require a $10 per person, per night charge, unless the guest is under six years of age. Children under the age of six may stay free of charge. Unless otherwise stated, there is a five guest maximum (including children) per room. Any additional visitors must register with our main office.
I Lost an Item. What Do I Do?
Please report any lost or stolen items to the main office immediately. We recommend keeping valuables locked up at all times.
When Are Quiet Hours?
At Sideways Inn, quiet hour are 10p.m.–8a.m. Please be courteous to the guests around you. Profanity, violence towards others and destruction of property will not be tolerated. Loud, objectionable noise or amplified music is not allowed at any time. And inconsiderate guests will be asked to leave.
How Do I Connect to Your Free Wi-Fi?
Where Can I Drink My Adult Beverages?
Alcohol may only be consumed in your room, Sideways Lounge, our pool area or our conference center. Any beverage consumed in the pool area must be in plastic containers—glass bottles are strictly prohibited.
What Is Your Smoking Policy?
Smoking is prohibited in all guest rooms at Sideways Inn and within 25 feet of any building or entrance. Outdoor smoking is permitted in designated locations only. Any violation of our smoking policy may result in a fine of up to $250.
Do You Have Elevator Access?
Sideways Inn does not have elevator access, and it is important to note that all King Premium rooms are located on our second floor. Our staff will work hard to accommodate guests with accessible rooms when requested, but ground floor availability may be limited on high-occupancy weekends.
What ADA-compliant accommodations does Sideways Inn Hotel and Lounge have?
- ADA-accessible parking near the entrance to guestroom or hotel lobby and Lounge
- Sufficient parking space to allow a ramp
- ADA-accessible pool lift
ADA Room Features:
- Sufficient door width to accommodate a wheelchair or walker
- Grab bars adjacent to and behind the toilet
- Grab bars and sit in chair in the shower
- Roll-in showers
- Raised Toilets
- Roll-under sinks with wrapped piped
- Lowered guestroom amenities