My dates are flexible
Use Rewards points
Deals & Packages
Marriott Rewards® Member RatesOur lowest rates when you book direct.
View and Manage Reservations
Find specific reservations, including those made by phone or when not signed in.
Sign In to My Account
Sign In to view your current reservations.
Sign In to Marriott Rewards
With intriguing destinations, endless temptations and once-in-a-lifetime experiences, see just how far your points can take you.
Our best rate. Guaranteed.
See guarantee terms
About special rates
To make reservations by phone, call
in the USA and Canada (or any of our
worldwide reservation telephone numbers).
Expand All | Collapse All
At Hotel Paradox… Expect the Unexpected
Look beyond the Surf City image of Santa Cruz and you find things hidden in plain sight: This is where Hotel Paradox lives.
Your experience awaits at the Hotel Paradox.
Welcome to the Hotel Paradox.
Hotel Paradox Lobby
An oversized Eucalyptus log provides a unexpected check-in experience.
Make sure to ask our staff about the story of our Eucalyptus check-in desk.
Hotel Paradox Lobby Seating Area
Enjoy a good read or a casual conversation in our Lobby Seating Area.
Guest Room Examples
Hotel Paradox Queen/Queen Guest Room - Pool View
The natural elements of our guest rooms are enhanced with natural lights from over-sized windows.
Hotel Paradox Queen/Queen Guest Room - City View
Take in the natural elements of our guest rooms and the local art.
Hotel Paradox King Guest Room - Pool View
Enjoy a luxurious king guest room overlooking the Paradox pool.
Hotel Paradox King Guest Room - City View
Our guest rooms feature natural elements in a comfortable and relaxing arrangement.
Hotel Paradox Mini Guest Room
Enjoy a cozy night in our Mini Guest Room.
Hotel Paradox Guest Bathroom
Relax in your bathroom featuring rain shower heads and riverbed rock floor.
Hotel Paradox Guest Room Suite
The Paradox Corner Suite features a separate living room with a sofa bed.
Hotel Paradox Porte Cochere Bookcase
Around every corner is something unexpected.
Hotel Paradox Poolside Cabanas
Enjoy your poolside experience in a private cabana.
Relax poolside in one of our newly furnished cabanas.
Poolside Fire Pit
The Paradox Poolside Fire pit provides an environment to engage with others and experience new tastes while enjoying the outdoors.
Solaire Restaurant + Bar
Our monolith walls create an unexpected dramatic entrance to Solaire Restaurant + Bar.
Have a burger and beer while watching a game at Solaire Restaurant + Bar.
At the interior entrance of Solaire, take a peek at our wave inspired art installation.
Enjoy a fireside drink and casual conversation in Solaire Restaurant + Bar.
Aptly named after the French word "solar," Solaire's ceiling mural evokes an open sky feeling.
Solaire Restaurant + Bar offers American cuisine crafted with the best seasonal and local ingredients.
Recreation & Fitness
Hotel Paradox Pool
Relax in the pool or in one of our lounge chairs.
Hotel Paradox Poolside Day Bed
Enjoy a drink and a good book in one of our relaxing poolside day beds.
Paradox Outdoor Pool
Enjoy our outdoor heated pool year round.
Enjoy a sweat in our refreshing Fitness Center.
Roaring Camp Railroads
Take a ride through a redwood forest on a train powered by steam engines from the 1890's.
Big Basin Redwoods State Park
Take a walk, hike or bike ride on one of the many trails that Big Basin Redwoods State Park has to offer!
Visit California's oldest State Park, Big Basin Redwoods.
Santa Cruz Wineries
Enjoy a glass of wine at any one of the local wineries.
Santa Cruz Wharf
Take a stroll on the Santa Cruz Wharf.
Santa Cruz Railways
Hop on the Santa Cruz Rail and take in all the sights.
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Take a ride on the Giant Dipper at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk.
Events & Meetings
Hotel Paradox Sequoia Ballroom Corridor
Our Sequoia Ballroom Corridor includes casual seating and space for registration.
Hotel Paradox Sequoia Ballroom
Enjoy multiple breakout rooms for your meeting needs.
Our sleek, modern ballroom, provides the perfect setting for groups from 5 to 500.
Our 4,400 square foot dividable ballroom is the largest in Santa Cruz, with the ability to seat up to 500 guests.
It’s time to get away and get creative in our sleek, modern ballroom.
Hotel Paradox Grove Room
Our Grove Room provides an Exactly Like Nothing Else meeting room experience.
Immerse yourself in the natural elements of our Grove Room.
Hotel Paradox Cypress Room
Create a one of a kind social reception with our events team.
Boardroom Meeting and refreshments? We have the perfect space for you with our Cypress Meeting Room.
Hotel Paradox Poolside Reception
Create a beautiful poolside reception for your guests.