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Hotel Paradox, Autograph Collection

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  • Excellent50%
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  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“pool area”(60 reviews)
“free shuttle”(13 reviews)
“fire pit”(42 reviews)
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Breakfast Available
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Reviewed 5 days ago

At our arrival we were greeted with a super friendly & helpful staff that was constant during our one week stay. Our room was nice & comfortable and cleaned promptly which we greatly appreciated. It was great to be welcomed daily with wine, & later...More

Thank Alexandra G
Response from Chris J, General Manager at Hotel Paradox, Autograph CollectionResponded 3 days ago

Hello there Alexandra! Thank you so much for staying and for taking a moment to share your story with us and the TripAdvisor community. We absolutely loved having you and were glad you enjoyed our welcoming staff and they helped you have a wonderful experience!...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

We were thrilled to be greeted by a choice of complementary beer or wine; what a wonderful way to start our stay! I was also very happy, as a Marriott Elite member, to have received an upgrade to a larger room overlooking the pool without...More

Thank Colleen B
Response from Chris J, General Manager at Hotel Paradox, Autograph CollectionResponded 3 days ago

Good day Colleen B! Wow!!! Thank you so much for choosing the Paradox and for taking a moment to share your story with the TripAdvisor community. We absolutely loved having you and were elated to hear that you had such a great time. We are...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel paradox captures the “keep Santa Cruz weird” movement and adds a splash of vegas sophistication. The result is a well furnished hotel with a fun mix of people and a cool vibe. The pool, hot tub and restaurant are definitely worth checking out....More

Thank akalfayan
Response from Chris J, General Manager at Hotel Paradox, Autograph CollectionResponded 3 days ago

Hello akalfayan, Thank you so much for choosing the Paradox and for enjoying our "keep Santa Cruz Weird" style. Our mark is "Designed by Nature and Inspired by Santa Cruz" but I like how you said it :). We absolutely loved having you and were...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The layout is very modern and the rooms are nice. I have stayed here multiple times. The food is good and it is easy to find. The service is excellent and that makes a huge difference. Each room also has a really nice coffee maker...More

Thank Sarita C
Response from Chris J, General Manager at Hotel Paradox, Autograph CollectionResponded 3 days ago

Sarita C, Thank you so much for choosing the Paradox and for visiting us multiple times. We absolutely loved having you back with us again and that you are receiving the service we work diligently in delivering. Next time you are in I would happily...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff are so friendly and professional. They treat everyone as if they are VIP. The hotel itself has been nicely renovated/decorated and the pool area is fantastic. The bike rentals are a great way to get around and/or see the sights. I would definitely...More

Thank chelslego
Response from Chris J, General Manager at Hotel Paradox, Autograph CollectionResponded 3 days ago

Hi chelslego, Thank you so much for choosing the Paradox and I'm glad we got treat you like a VIP! I'm glad you enjoy our renovation/decorations and pool area. We look forward to having you back with us, we will be saving a bike for...More

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WELCOME TO HOTEL PARADOX A Modern Alternative to the Traditional Santa Cruz Hotel Look beyond your first instict of Santa Cruz and you will find things hidden in plain sight: Rugged mountains, majestic redwoods, ...More vibrant communities, and much more. This is where Hotel Paradox lives. It strikes the perfect balance between nature and urban design without excessive fuss. A Paradox is meant for discussion and questioning the obvious. This Autograph Collection Hotel will challenge you with bold contradictions. The engaging staff invite you to enjoy an experience where the ambiance is contemporary, inviting and a little bit mysterious. Hotel Paradox...Expect the Unexpected. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Air Conditioning
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Awards & Recognition
GreenPartner
Certificate of Excellence
GreenPartner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Business
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Family
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Awards & Recognition
GreenPartner
Certificate of Excellence
GreenPartner
Certificate of Excellence
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Hotel Style
Business
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Family
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Contact Information
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenPartner
Certificate of Excellence
GreenPartner
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Business
,
Family
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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kst1
28 March 2018|
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Response from mastiffdad | Reviewed this property |
Yes. There is no concierge lounge but the front desk provided coupons to use in the restaurant for a complimentary continental breakfast. Pastries yogurt fruit - not bad at all
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MOMOF2B
5 March 2018|
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Response from VishDhmn | Reviewed this property |
I used to walk to the beach from the hotel. Its not that far.
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MOMOF2B
18 February 2018|
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Response from MortgageWino | Reviewed this property |
We didn’t have need of one during our stay. That said, the staff are incredibly helpful and will either direct you or handle getting your items to a dry cleaner if needed.
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"Choose a room on a higher floor that faces the pool."
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"no need to buy water....they have an Reverse Osmosis water dispenser on every level of the hotel!"