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Hotel Paradox, Autograph Collection

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We take frequent weekend trips away from our home in San Francisco, including weekends down in Santa Cruz. We were excited to see the new Marriott option. As one might expect from a Autograph property, we had a wonderful stay. Rooms are well appointed with a modern-rustic style. They include nice touches such as Illy in room coffee makers. We... More 

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Well I just can't say enough good things about this hotel! I stayed there the majority of this week and was able to get a good feel of the hotel. I was there for a work conference with a government agency and the hotel took very good care of us, Kent. B. the sales coordinator was a total rock-star! Our... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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35 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Cool hotel with great restaurant,pool bar and rooms are fab. Eco modern, with woodsy vibe. We had some issues with room, but management was amazing, and resolved quickly and professionally, Our stay was solid. Would return. Breakfast is best in Santa Crus, honestly we woke up just to eat the eggs your way plate. Nice touch- cool euro Illy espresso... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Looks like a converted motel with overly trendy decor. Conveniently located around the corner from the local jail. $240 got us a view of the parking lot. Walls are super thin, which was great for hearing the couple next door having sex. Not so great when I had to think of a way to explain the "noise" to my kids.... More 

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David C, General Manager at Hotel Paradox, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Dear Gina O, Thank you for your review. I'm am sorry to learn the hotel did not meet your expectations. As an Elite Rewards member we value your feedback. Please contact me at david.curell@hotelparadox.com to discuss. More 

Palo Alto, California
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13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From the outside, the Paradox is clean and contemporary, but nothing special. It looks like a spruced up motel. However, I was very pleasantly surprised by the look and feel of the lobby and restaurant. Our room was a "mini" room but perfectly fine for two people. The bathroom was very spacious and modern . I thought the king bed... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You get great value for money in this hotel. Large room and comfortable bathroom. Easy parking and close to the highway. It has an outside heated pool. Service in restaurant is extremely slow and not good, although the food is good. There was a wedding party going on when we were there, but we weren't disturbed by any noise at... More 

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Thank katinba
David C, General Manager at Hotel Paradox, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Dear Katinba, Thanks for your review. We're glad you feel that Hotel Paradox provides great value. I am sorry the restaurant service was less than efficient, but glad you enjoyed the food. Hope to have you return again. Warm regards, More 

San Francisco, California
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Paradox for only one night, and had a terrific stay. The hotel is newly remodeled and just became associated with the Marriott properties. It is not cheap, but is better thean nearly any of the usual motels in the area. They have free bikes (cruiser and electric (small charge for the e-bikes) which we took to... More 

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Thank WhereToNextFamily
David C, General Manager at Hotel Paradox, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Dear WhereToNextFamily, We're glad to hear you had terrific stay, and that you enjoyed our bike program and pool and hot tub. I do apologize that your experience in the restaurant fell below your expectations and ours...it seems some our restaurant team came down with surfers flu. I'm glad to hear we attended quickly to enhance the lighting in your... More 

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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great staff, well designed upmarket motel, lovely pool, the nicest place in Santa Cruz it was only the price of the room on a Saturday night that let it down but we did get a discount which made it good value.

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Thank Layla M
David C, General Manager at Hotel Paradox, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Hi Layla M, We appreciate your review and also think Hotel Paradox is the nicest place in Santa Cruz & beautifully designed. Come and see again soon. Warm regards, More 

Clarksville, Tennessee
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316 reviews
46 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 398 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was in the area attending a wedding and most of the bridal party was staying here. The rooms are clean and good size, they have a nice eat in restaurant, bar, pool and Jacuzzi open for guests. The hotel ended up being the location of the After Party and the bar was very accommodating for the large party, loud noises... More 

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Thank GDGandTBiggs
David C, General Manager at Hotel Paradox, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Dear GDGandTBiggs, Thanks for your recent visit and review. It's so rewarding to hear you feel the staff at Hotel Paradox are friendly and worked hard to take care of guests. Warm regards, More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Traveling through Santa Cruz and decided to stay at the Paradox mostly because I'm a loyal Marriott customer. That being said the hotel is great clean and very comfortable rooms. The staff at the Resturant and Front Desk were excellent both helpful and engaging. These were not isolated to just a few, everyone I encountered went the extra mile to... More 

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David C, General Manager at Hotel Paradox, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Dear JRCAL67, Thank you for being a loyal Marriott rewards guest and thank you for your review. We're pleased to hear you highly recommend Hotel Paradox and hearing that our Restaurant and Front Desk staff are excellent, helpful and engaging is music to our ears! Warm regards, More 

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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Paradox is the newest boutique Hotel in Santa Cruz. The hotel has been fully rebuilt by designer David Oldroyd of Orlando Diaz-Azcuy Design Associates of San Francisco. The design elements replicate the feeling of being in a Redwood forest to bring the outdoors indoors. Enjoy the feeling of the forest in our specially designed guest rooms and suites. Visit the Hotel Paradox Pool Deck complete with private, rentable Cabanas, chaise loungers, tables for poolside dining and outdoor/indoor bar area. Hungry for more? Dine with us in Solaire, a fresh farm-to-table organic produced and sourced dining experience headed up by Chef Ross McKee. Solaire serves Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with a wine and beer bar area. All guest rooms feature the outdoor elements to enhance the feeling of the outdoors, yet offer all the amenities you seek to ensure a completely fresh, sunny Santa Cruz experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Paradox, Autograph Collection

Address: 611 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4005 (Formerly Hotel Paradox)
Location: United States > California > Santa Cruz
Price Range: $187 - $432 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Paradox, Autograph Collection 3.5*
Number of rooms: 170
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#4 Business Hotel in Santa Cruz
#9 Family Hotel in Santa Cruz
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