district: Los Alamos
The Skyview Los Alamos is a revamped, former 1950s motel located near the wineries of the Santa Ynez valley.
Warmly decorated interiors come with retro furnishings, hardwood floors, tiled baths and whitewashed walls and ceilings. All have air conditioning and ceiling fans, some add fireplaces.
There is an original Fifties-era pool and a stylish mid-century modern lobby. The hotel’s restaurant and bar, Norman, serves modern Californian fare. Or you may want to check out the area’s wineries, restaurants and bars.
✅ free WI-Fi • size matters: 33 rooms (18-33m2) (195-350 sq ft) • hotel opened: 1918 (originally 1959) • ✅ free on-site parking • pets allowed • 24-hour front desk