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Hotel Paradox, Autograph Collection

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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“pool area”(57 reviews)
“free shuttle”(12 reviews)
“fire pit”(41 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Parking
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
4 Star Hotel
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Loved our one night stay here , the room was lovely fresh and clean , the staff helpful and attentive. The pool and hot tub area was trendy with good bar staff .Close to the river walk and we found it easy to get to...More

Thank Christina W
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Seriously a gorgeous place to stay! Loved my stay at the Hotel Paradox. Easy walking to restaurants and even a movie theater. Would definitely recommend staying here. Nice room, easy check in, and even a restaurant/bar. The outdoor pool area is gorgeous too!

Thank Robonski
Reviewed 1 week ago

I really love it when all of the little details are taken care of! This is that kind of hotel. From the purified water stations to the warm cookies to the wine in the evenings, the details were certainly covered. But the bigger and more...More

1  Thank KathleenB688
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for just one night, as you pull up to the hotel it actually looks a little weird and not too inviting, in fact a bit grungy. As you walk inside your opinion will change, the foyer is amazing and the front desk...More

Thank travellerm68
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm impressed, really. You've read the reviews, you know this place is a (heavily) refreshed budget place. You, like I, am probably wondering whether it will be worth the premium over the many other budget places that dot Ocean Avenue in Santa Cruz. Well -...More

Thank jondf
Response from Chris J, General Manager at Hotel Paradox, Autograph CollectionResponded 1 week ago

Hello there jondf, 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 with Mark and...More

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Awards & Recognition
GreenPartner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Business Center with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Hot Tub
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
$230 - $447 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#4 Business Hotel in Santa Cruz
#4 Best Value Hotel in Santa Cruz
#8 Family Hotel in Santa Cruz
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
$230 - $447 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#4 Business Hotel in Santa Cruz
#4 Best Value Hotel in Santa Cruz
#8 Family Hotel in Santa Cruz
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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kst1
March 27, 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
March 4, 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
February 17, 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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"Odd numbered rooms are away from the pool. May be quieter."
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"Do not get the "petite room"."
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"Ground floor rooms have a little seated patio"
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"First floor rooms have a little outside sitting area."
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