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611 Ocean Street  Santa Cruz  California  95060  USA 

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Hotel Paradox...Expect the Unexpected

If you look beyond the surfer image of Santa Cruz, you’ll find things hidden in plain sight: Rugged mountains, majestic redwoods and a vibrant community. From the architectural gridded façade, to the sleek design and urban forest aesthetic, we challenge you with bold contradiction. The element of surprise begins in the lobby with an enormous eucalyptus tree posing as the front desk. Whatever brings you to the original “Surf City”, you will enjoy a curated experience where the ambiance is contemporary, inviting and a little bit mysterious. Around every corner, we will stir your sense of adventure and make you question what is obvious. Whether you decide to relax by our outdoor pool, explore the iconic Santa Cruz boardwalk on one of our cruisers or take a short drive to the majestic redwoods; we are here to point you in whichever direction you choose and will offer you an experience exactly like nothing else. Hotel Paradox…Expect the Unexpected

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Category:8· Points Needed Per Night

4.5 out of 5.0
Cleanliness
4.6
Service
4.5
92% of guests recommend this hotel

Key Amenities

Fitness center
Pool
Pet friendly
Free high speed Internet

Hotel Highlights

  • VIBRANT POOL SCENE: An unexpected oasis includes a heated pool and Jacuzzi spa, fire pit and cabanas on an expansive and well-appointed pool deck
  • INDOOR/OUTDOOR DINING: Poolside bar and food service allows Paradox guests to enjoy Santa Cruz’s outstanding weather throughout the year
  • CONVENIENT LOCATION: Situated less than 1 mile from the historic Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, and an easy walk to the bustling downtown

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