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Hotel Paradox, Autograph Collection

4-star4 stars
611 Ocean StSanta CruzCA95060United States of America, 0203 027 9779

4-star hotel with outdoor pool, near Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
  • Free WiFi
  • Excellent Pool
Very Good8.4
Awesome vibe
Great pool
Great amenities
Wellness Area
Great wellness & sports facilities
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Hotel Paradox, Autograph Collection

from £124
  • Standard 1 King
  • Standard 2 Double
  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed
  • Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds
  • Paradox Mini King
  • Suite, 1 King Bed (Paradox)
  • Superior Room, 1 King Bed
  • Superior Room, 2 Queen Beds
  • Room, 1 King Bed, City View
  • Room, 2 Queen Beds, City View
  • Room, 1 King Bed, Pool View
  • Room, 2 Queen Beds, Pool View
  • Room

About Hotel Paradox, Autograph Collection

Mellow hotel with an outdoor pool in downtown Santa Cruz

Minutes from the ocean

At Hotel Paradox, you’ll be 5 minutes on foot from the downtown bustle of Santa Cruz, crossing the San Lorenza River on a footbridge along the way. Seabright State Beach, a 7-minute drive, is great for taking long walks and watching epic sunsets.

Pacific Ave quirk

You can stroll to Pacific Avenue, 11 minutes away, to explore eclectic boutiques and bookstores. A 6-minute drive brings you to Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, the oldest amusement park in the state, where you can ride a wooden roller coaster and get soaked on the log flume.

Drinks at the pool

The hotel features an outdoor pool deck where you can drink and dine, relax in the hot tub, and enjoy evenings around the fire pits. There’s also a fitness center, sunny bar, and restaurant specializing in comfort food sourced from local farmers and fishermen.

Nature-inspired decor

The 162 guestrooms and feature earthy touches, like unfinished wood headboards and leafy plants, along with premium down bedding and mini-coolers where you can store beverages. There’s free WiFi to stay in touch, plus iPod® docks and flat-screen TVs with premium channels.

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 170 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 5 floors


  • Check-in time 3 PM-2 AM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
  • Express check-in/out

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • Up to 2 children (18 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room using existing bedding

  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

  • Pets allowed (dogs only) *

  • Specific rooms only *


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms



  • Valet parking *

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Continental breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Poolside bar
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool cabanas (surcharge)
  • Fitness facilities
  • Spa tub
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Pool umbrellas
Working away
  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms 6
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built 1969
  • Elevator/lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Picnic area
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Turndown service
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable TV channels
  • IPod docking station
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


Solaire Restaurant – This poolside restaurant specialises in American cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Happy hour is offered.

Solaire Bar Lounge – On-site restaurant. Guests can enjoy al fresco dining (weather permitting).

Hotel Paradox, Autograph Collection’s small print

Also known as

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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.

Mandatory fees

Deposit: USD 100.00 per day

Optional extras

Self-parking costs USD 10.00 per day

Valet parking costs USD 15.00 per day

Rollaway beds are available for USD 25.00 per night

Continental breakfast is offered for an extra charge of USD 12 per person (approximately)

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 50.00 per accommodation, per night

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

What’s around Hotel Paradox, Autograph Collection


  • In Westside Santa Cruz
  • Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk (20-minute walk)
  • Main Beach (24-minute walk)
  • Santa Cruz Surfing Museum (41-minute walk)
  • Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History (8-minute walk)
  • Museum of Art & History (8-minute walk)
  • Museum of History & Art at the McPherson Center (8-minute walk)
  • Pacific Garden Mall (11-minute walk)

Getting around

  • San Jose, CA (SJC-Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl.) 42-min drive
  • Monterey, CA (MRY-Monterey Peninsula) 50-min drive
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Valet parking (surcharge)

Hotel Paradox, Autograph Collection

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