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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  • Best Rate Guarantee

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 for grab-and-go breakfast 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 to surf lessons, there’s always something exciting to get involved in here at Hotel Paradox.

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