Expect the Unexpected at Hotel Paradox

Striking the perfect balance between natural beauty and urban design, Hotel Paradox challenges the typical Santa Cruz hotel experience with a bold blend of contradictions. A paradox invites open discussion and investigation, challenging you to look beyond the obvious, and our Autograph Collection Hotel does just that. Here, you’ll discover a different side of Santa Cruz, where rugged mountains, majestic redwoods, and vibrant communities hide in plain sight.

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Where Raw Meets Refined

Discover a modern alternative to the traditional beach hotel experience within each of our 170 boldly appointed guest rooms and suites.

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Handcrafted Hotel Packages

Our thoughtfully curated collection of hotel vacation packages offers an array of authentic Santa Cruz experiences—designed just for you.

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Casually Upscale Santa Cruz Dining

Solaire restaurant is open 7 days a week.

Hotel Paradox invites you to indulge in tasty, locally sourced cuisine at our very own Solaire Restaurant + Bar.

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From Dreams to Reality

From our poolside venue to our elegant ballroom, Hotel Paradox’s eclectic array of exquisite event spaces will set the stage for an unforgettable wedding day.

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From Play to Productivity

With an array of picture-perfect event venues, enticing onsite catering, and an incredible event staff, Hotel Paradox is the ideal location for your next Santa Cruz gathering.

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Embrace Your Sense of Adventure

Take advantage of our insider knowledge and discover the endless opportunities for exploration that await in our colorful city of Santa Cruz, CA.

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The Fun Never Ends

We’ve got endless activities to keep you entertained. From bike rentals, mountain bike guides to disc golf to surf lessons, there’s always something exciting to get involved in here at Hotel Paradox.

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