An Anomaly Among Ordinary Santa Cruz Hotels

Designed to be a distinctive detour from the traditional beach hotel experience, Hotel Paradox infuses modern, innovative style with an array of natural elements. Our prime Santa Cruz location offers convenient access to the area’s top attractions, while our indulgent onsite amenities will make it hard to ever leave.

Onsite Amenities & Activities

  • Solaire Restaurant + Bar*
  • Fitness Center
  • Poolside cabanas*
  • Adults-only swim hours (10–11pm)*
  • Blix Electric Bike rentals
  • Inboard Electric Skateboard rentals
  • Complimentary Hang Ten Cruiser rentals
  • Mountain biking experiences
  • Surfing experiences & board valet services
  • Self-guided wine country tour maps
  • Made-to-order picnics


*Please Note: Solaire restaurant is currently closed but we have fantastic recommendations to support local restaurants. Our pool and jacuzzi will not be operational during your stay (subject to change).

Paradox Happenings

Taco Tuesdays

Tuesdays are for tacos. Every Tuesday, head to Solaire for everyone’s favorite combo: two tacos and one craft beer for just $10. What else can we say?

Wellness Wednesdays

True relaxation is free. That’s why Hotel Paradox offers complimentary yoga classes every Wednesday from 5:30pm – 6:30pm for all of our guests—as well as the whole community—to enjoy!

Poolside Barretini

On the last Monday of every month, join us poolside (weather permitting) for an energizing and exciting Barretini class, featuring a 40-minute, full-body barre workout, followed by ten minutes of tasty cocktails for just ten cents each. Grab a handful of dimes and get ready to reward your hard work!

Locals by Locals

Meet some of our favorite Santa Cruzans doing what Santa Cruzans do best! Whether it’s farming, fishing, brewing, or beekeeping, learn from our partners and sample their passions—every Friday from 5:30 PM to 9 PM.

Second Fridays

Hotel Paradox showcases a new artist every month with a rotating art gallery throughout the hotel’s public spaces. Join us at the monthly reveal every second Friday to meet and greet with the featured local artist while enjoying libations and live music.