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It’s location was perfect! We were in walking distance to Santa Cruz diner, my favorite breakfast place.

Paradox is really nice the staff is friendly. My family enjoyed out stay.

Boutique hotel

Rooms are very very small. No coffee maker. The bathroom is also small. I paid a lot of $$$$ but I did not see anything to justify the $$$. The pool is OK.

Very well kept and friendly staff, quiet so slept well

Extremely attentive staff. Very friendly and accommodating. Great hot tub. 5 minute walk to everything downtown

It had a “high-end motel” vibe that I had never experienced before. Trendy, but very approachable.

Pet friendly facility with a $50 surcharge. Very nice ambiance and friendly staff.

GREAT PLACE TO STAY! We will definitely go back again!

Everything is good but hotel does show its age regardless of extensive renovation the owner/company did. Would have been better if they had build it from scratch.

The clerk said he would call/text me when my room was ready—-I never heard from him. I had to find things to do to keep busy for a few hours, then finally I just called, and a different clerk said, yeah..your rooms been ready. So I missed out on a good chunk of my stay. By the time I checked in, it,was too cold for the pool. Disappointed in such a nice hotel.

Room not ready at check-in and only made available after repeated pestering by the staff who were at best indifferent. Pool area was nice.

Great place to stay near everything and clean. Beautiful accommodation for the family!

I think calling my room a " View Room" was a bit of a stretch. Overlooking a parking lot and a court house is not my idea of a view. Other than that my only complaint would be that I was in a room next to the stairway, and you'd be surprised how many people decide to bang out a little tune with their wedding ring against the rod iron staircase. By tune I don't mean tap tap, but actually banging out a rhythm.

The hotel was decorated beautifully although the cabinetry in the room had seen better days. The food was expensive, but decent. The pool was nice for the kids, 9ft at one end but, the pool area was extremely dirty. French fries and other food reminants all over. It stayed that way the 4 days we went to the pool. It was kind of gross.

Ocean St Santa Cruz CA

Hotel highlights

  • Steps from Ocean Street
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Outdoor pool

Located in Westside Santa Cruz, Hotel Paradox, Autograph Collection is within a mile (2 km) of popular sights such as Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and Santa Cruz Wharf. This 170-room, 4-star hotel has a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and free in-room WiFi.


Dining

Enjoy a bite to eat at the hotel's restaurant, or relax with a drink at the bar/lounge. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with room service. For your convenience, a cooked-to-order breakfast is served for a fee each morning from 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM.


Rooms

All of Hotel Paradox, Autograph Collection's 170 recently renovated rooms provide iPod docks, minibars, and free local calls. Flat-screen TVs come with cable channels and Netflix, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi and wired Internet. Beds are dressed in down comforters and bathrooms offer deep soaking tubs, rainfall showers, hair dryers, and designer toiletries. Other standard amenities include safes, ironing boards, and desks. Housekeeping is available on request.


Property features

Guests staying at Hotel Paradox, Autograph Collection enjoy an outdoor pool, free WiFi in public areas, and a spa tub. Self parking is offered for USD 10.00 per day. Multilingual staff at the 24-hour front desk can assist with tours or tickets, luggage storage, and dry cleaning/laundry. Additional amenities include a 24-hour business center, coffee/tea in a common area, and a computer station.

Room options

Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking

2 Queen Beds | Sleeps 4

Room, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking

1 Queen Bed | Sleeps 2

Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

1 King Bed | Sleeps 2

Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

1 King Bed | Sleeps 2

Guest reviews for Hotel Paradox, Autograph Collection

Everyone (24) Business (1) Couples (5) Family (7)
5
Family

It’s location was perfect! We were in walking distance to Santa Cruz diner, my favorite breakfast place.

By on Dec 23, 2021

Review comment responded on Dec 23, 2021

When you find your place, it's like home. So glad you found us, Mike!

5
Family with small children

Paradox is really nice the staff is friendly. My family enjoyed out stay.

By on Nov 22, 2021

Review comment responded on Nov 23, 2021

Dean, we strive to provide our Guests with beautiful memories. Thank you for sharing your feedback with us!

5
Everyone

By on Oct 19, 2021

5
Partner Couples

Boutique hotel

By on Jun 12, 2021

5
Everyone

By on May 18, 2021

2
Family

Rooms are very very small. No coffee maker. The bathroom is also small. I paid a lot of $$$$ but I did not see anything to justify the $$$. The pool is OK.

By on Apr 5, 2021

4
Everyone

By on Feb 15, 2021

Review comment responded on Feb 26, 2021

Thank you so much for the wonderful rating.

5
Partner Couples

Very well kept and friendly staff, quiet so slept well

By , from Nashville TN on Oct 17, 2020

5
Everyone

By on Mar 10, 2020

Review comment responded on Feb 8, 2021

Thank you for the fantastic ranking.

5
Business Business

Extremely attentive staff. Very friendly and accommodating. Great hot tub. 5 minute walk to everything downtown

By , from Atlanta on Feb 12, 2020

Hotel Paradox, Autograph Collection

611 Ocean St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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