Hotel Paradox, Autograph Collection

611 Ocean St., Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States (USA)
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4.0 Star Property
36.977177-122.020410
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4.0/5

Based on 792 guest reviews

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  • Has outdoor swimming pool
  • Comp. Breakfast
  • Fitness + Health Center
  • 170 rooms in hotel
  • 5 floors in property
  • 6 suites in property
  • Check-in time: 03:00 PM
  • Group booking rating of 7.4/10
  • 6 meeting rooms in hotel

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Check Rates1 King Bed Tub or Shower 221 Sq Ft High Speed Internet 37 Hd LCD TV
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Check RatesDeluxe 1 King Tub or Shower 312 Sq Ft Hi Floor High Speed Internet 37 Hd LCD TV
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Check RatesDeluxe 1 King Tub or Shower 312 Sq Ft Hi Floor High Speed Internet 37 Hd LCD TV Paradox Bed Breakfas
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Check RatesDeluxe 2 Queen Beds Tub or Shower 312 Sq Ft High Speed Internet 37 Hd LCD TV
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Check RatesDeluxe 2 Queen Beds Tub or Shower 312 Sq Ft High Speed Internet 37 Hd LCD TV Paradox Bed Breakfast
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Check RatesSup 1 King Tub or Shower 312 Sq Ft High Speed Internet 37 Hd LCD TV
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Check RatesWheelchair Accessible Queen Bed Tub or Shower High Speed Internet 37 Hd LCD TV
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Local Attractions

Hotel Paradox is located in vibrant downtown Santa Cruz, California. Guests at Hotel Paradox will experience ease of access to all the best Santa Cruz has to offer. We are just a few blocks from downtown restaurants and shopping as well as the world famous Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. Also nearby are numerous world class beaches, wineries and hiking/ biking trails, all creating amazing team building opportunities.

Verified Reviews of Hotel Paradox Autograph Collection

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Given the smallest, noisyist room."
Overall Score3.0/ 5
I probably would have give four or five but our room was substantially smaller than the other rooms which made things difficult with two dogs. The room was smaller because the elevators took up part of our room which had the added bonus of listening to people using the elevator all night long. Having said that the room was reasonably clean for a dog room. I would stay there again as long as I was assured a normal room. Also still waiting for my detailed receipt that was supposed to be emailed a week ago.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
12-Jun-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Sat Jun 05 to Sun Jun 06 2021 at a $415.99 average nightly rate.
"Hotel was very clean; loved the beds and pillows so comfortable!"
Overall Score4.0/ 5
The hotel was very clean and beds so comfortable; and linens and pillows smelled so fresh. The one negative is the size of the room. It was very small and the bathroom had no counter space. Shower was all glass and pebbled floor. The water pressure was not very strong. Overall, our stay was good. Decor very modern.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
21-Jun-2020 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Jun 19 to Sun Jun 21 2020 at a $191.47 average nightly rate.
"Beautiful, Rustic Chic Charm. "
Overall Score4.0/ 5
The hotel is phenomenal. I loved the rustic class of the hotel and rooms. The pool area and spa is magical. The only complaint would be that some of the restaurant staff seemed snotty, mostly the men.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
04-Aug-2014 Verified Review, stayed from Sun Aug 03 to Mon Aug 04 2014 at a $269.10 average nightly rate.
4.0 out of 5. Based on 792 guest reviews

Property Description

Hotel Paradox is a newly renovated, upscale boutique property centrally located in vibrant downtown Santa Cruz, California. Guests at Hotel Paradox will experience ease of access to all the best Santa Cruz has to offer. We are just a few blocks from downtown restaurants and shopping as well as the world famous Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. Also nearby are numerous world class beaches, wineries and hiking/ biking trails, all creating amazing team building opportunities. To accommodate both your large and small meetings, Hotel Paradox offers over 12,000 square feet of flexible indoor/outdoor function space, including the largest ballroom in Santa Cruz. Our stylish conference space features raised ceilings, beautifully designed lighting and distinctive interior designs. To ensure everyone's stay is both relaxing and productive, each of our 170 sleeping rooms have designer touches and are well-appointed with deluxe amenities. Guests can enjoy their free time at our full-service restaurant and indoor/outdoor bar, Solaire Restaurant Bar, featuring fresh, locally sourced and sustainable farm-to-table cuisine as well as premium beverage selections. The Paradox pool deck creates an ambiance all its own with poolside dining, private rentable cabanas, fire pits, and tableside lounge service, providing a wonderful environment to relax and enjoy with friends & colleagues. Our professional team is available before, during and after your event to take care of all your needs from start to finish!

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 03:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 PM
Year of Last Renovation: 2012
Floors: 5
Rooms: 170
Corridors: All Rooms Have Exterior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 170
Handicap Rooms:
Suites: 6
Room Windows: Windows Don't Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 6 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 9014 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 500 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 0.3 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: On-site
Lounge/Bar Hours: 10am-10pm
Pool Info:
The Paradox pool deck, creates an ambiance all its own with poolside dining and drinking with many reclining lounge chairs for tanning as wells as private, rentable cabanas, fire pits, and tableside or lounge service. This provides our guest, a wonderful environment to relax and enjoy with friends & colleagues.
Ownership: BPR Properties
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
Varies depending on contract, but generally, 72 hours.
Nightly Parking: $5
Typical Group Deposit: 50%
Total Taxes: 11.00%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
Occupancy Tax: 11.00%
Parking Fee: 5.00 Per Night

Amenities / Features


  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • ATM
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Central location
  • Clothes drying
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Concierge service
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Dinner available
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - ethernet
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Jacuzzi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Mini bar
  • Microwave in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Private garden grounds
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shop
  • Shower
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • TV Channel: HBO
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

San Jose Airport - 35 minsSan Francisco Airport 70 mins

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Pet Friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Yes! Pets are allowed.
Sorry, no pets.

About Autograph Collection

  • Beautiful Designs with Soul
  • Each property with a unique experience
  • Great spaces for team retreats
  • Boutique independent properties

The Autograph Collection highlights above are subject to change without notice.

Previously known as:
Hotel Paradox, The Hotel Paradox, University Inn & Conference Center

Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Hotel Paradox, Autograph Collection

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Hotel Paradox, Autograph Collection.

Feel free to use the Hotel Paradox, Autograph Collection meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Santa Cruz event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Feet)
Size
(sqft.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
Sequoia Ballroom D 55 x 60 x 10 1100--/----140--95----/--37080--
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Sequoia Ballroom D

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
1100 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
55 x 60 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
    Sequoia Ballroom 55 x 79 x 10 4400--/----185--130----/--490440--
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    Sequoia Ballroom

    Room Type:
    General Meeting Room
    Total Size:
    4400 Sq. Mi
    Dimensions:
    55 x 79 x 10 Ft.
    Floor Level:
    Natural Light?:
    No
    Obstructions?
    No
    Built In Screens?
    No
    Built In Stage?
    No
    Built In A/V?
    No
    Amenities Available
      Cypress Room 17 x 31 x 10 534--/----25--15----/--6015--
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      Cypress Room

      Room Type:
      General Meeting Room
      Total Size:
      534 Sq. Mi
      Dimensions:
      17 x 31 x 10 Ft.
      Floor Level:
      Natural Light?:
      No
      Obstructions?
      No
      Built In Screens?
      No
      Built In Stage?
      No
      Built In A/V?
      No
      Amenities Available
        Grove Room 20 x 39 x 10 780--/----30--20----/--7870--
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        Grove Room

        Room Type:
        General Meeting Room
        Total Size:
        780 Sq. Mi
        Dimensions:
        20 x 39 x 10 Ft.
        Floor Level:
        Natural Light?:
        No
        Obstructions?
        No
        Built In Screens?
        No
        Built In Stage?
        No
        Built In A/V?
        No
        Amenities Available
          Sequoia Ballroom C 55 x 40 x 10 1100--/----95--65----/--24555--
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          Sequoia Ballroom C

          Room Type:
          General Meeting Room
          Total Size:
          1100 Sq. Mi
          Dimensions:
          55 x 40 x 10 Ft.
          Floor Level:
          Natural Light?:
          No
          Obstructions?
          No
          Built In Screens?
          No
          Built In Stage?
          No
          Built In A/V?
          No
          Amenities Available
            Sequoia Ballroom A or B 55 x 20 x 10 1100--/----50--35----/--125110--
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            Sequoia Ballroom A or B

            Room Type:
            General Meeting Room
            Total Size:
            1100 Sq. Mi
            Dimensions:
            55 x 20 x 10 Ft.
            Floor Level:
            Natural Light?:
            No
            Obstructions?
            No
            Built In Screens?
            No
            Built In Stage?
            No
            Built In A/V?
            No
            Amenities Available

              FAQs about Hotel Paradox Autograph Collection

              What time is check in?

              Check in time is 03:00 PM based on the hotel's local time. Early check in may be available if requested at the front desk on the day of check-in.

              What time is check out?

              Check out time is 11:00 PM based on the hotel's local time. Late check out may be available if requested at the front desk during your stay.

              How many rooms does Hotel Paradox Autograph Collection have?

              There are 170 rooms in the property.

              Is there any meeting space at Hotel Paradox Autograph Collection?

              Yes, they have 6 meeting rooms that can support various table layouts.

              Can I get a AAA rate at Hotel Paradox Autograph Collection?

              Yes, they have stay dates that support AAA hotel discounts. Example room type: 1 King Bed Tub or Shower 221 Sq Ft High Speed Internet 37 Hd LCD TV AAA Show Your Card and Save

              Can I get a Senior or AARP rate at Hotel Paradox Autograph Collection?

              Yes, they have stay dates that support Senior hotel discounts. Example room type: 1 King Bed Tub or Shower 221 Sq Ft High Speed Internet 37 Hd LCD TV AARP

              Is there a gym at Hotel Paradox Autograph Collection?

              Yes, there is a gym/fitness area available on-site at the property.

              Is there a pool at Hotel Paradox Autograph Collection?

              Yes, there is a pool on-site at the property. The Paradox pool deck, creates an ambiance all its own with poolside dining and drinking with many reclining lounge chairs for tanning as wells as private, rentable cabanas, fire pits, and tableside or lounge service. This provides our guest, a wonderful environment to relax and enjoy with friends & colleagues..

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