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Hotel Paradox, Autograph Collection

611 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4005
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WELCOME TO HOTEL PARADOX A Modern Alternative to the Traditional Santa Cruz Hotel Look beyond your first instict of Santa Cruz and you will find things hidden in plain sight: Rugged mountains, majestic redwoods, vibrant communities, and much more. This is where Hotel Paradox lives. It strikes the perfect balance between nature and urban design without excessive fuss. A Paradox is meant for discussion and questioning the obvious. This Autograph Collection Hotel will challenge you with bold contradictions. The engaging staff invite you to enjoy an experience where the ambiance is contemporary, inviting and a little bit mysterious. Hotel Paradox...Expect the Unexpected.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Wheelchair Access
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Hot Tub
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
Breakfast Available
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So you find yourself needing to make a quick change from staying in Sonoma to the coast to escape the bad air quality from the California wildfires. You literally have to come up with the ideal place to accommodate a pretty good size group of well traveled discerning women and yo
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I’m pleased to say I’m back in Northern California at the Paradox. Unfortunately I had to put my service animal Annie down. Annie enjoyed the Paradox too. Plenty of cool conversations and a new local restaurant. I have found “Flynn’s” it is only a short fifteen minute drive from
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First time staying at the Paradox and I loved how chic it was but what really made our stay was the friendly staff. Super personable and fun! Shout-out to Erika from the Front Desk, John from the Bar, and Brody the driver!

P.S. You guys should do hot tub karaoke... just sayin'
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A hotel with a layout different than most, Paradox has rows of rooms separated by relatively thin walls with a common balcony/open area outside of the rooms facing the street. The rooms are good, but would've liked them to be slightly more spacious as I didn't have too much space
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My family and I had Thanksgiving Dinner at Paradox, and I can honestly say out of all my reviews, this was the worst meal and smallest portion I have ever experienced! We actually all started laughing when our dinners showed up, the portions were unbelievably small! The mash pota
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Response from ChrisJ4905, General Manager at Hotel Paradox, Autograph Collection
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hello there David, I'm sorry that your experience at out Thanksgiving dinner was not up to your expectations. I have shared your comments with our food and beverage and culinary departments. We are reviewing your concerns on the portions and the dinner itself. I'm truly sorry that you felt this way about your experience. Again, thank you for providing such candid feedback. It drives us to be better and to provide a more personalized experience and value to you and future guests. Hope you have a wonderful day! Warm regards, Christopher Jones
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I am going to order something from Amazon during my stay. Can i get Amazon to deliver to the hotel reception?
Probably, since the desk is well staffed, but you really should email or call the hotel to be sure. Be aware that some hotels charge a fee to receive guest's packages, so be sure to also ask about that.
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Hi! is there complimentary breakfast for Gold Elite members? Thank you!
Yes. There is no concierge lounge but the front desk provided coupons to use in the restaurant for a complimentary continental breakfast. Pastries yogurt fruit - not bad at all
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Is there a shuttle to the beach?
I used to walk to the beach from the hotel. Its not that far.
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Is there a laundry room for guests to use?
We didn’t have need of one during our stay. That said, the staff are incredibly helpful and will either direct you or handle getting your items to a dry cleaner if needed.
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Can you use youe mexican passport as id to get a hotel.
YES you can, also the IFE/INE card works, however passport is more "international" since it more official outside of Mexico. There is a different approach with Car rental since they required an ID with your address. Enjoy!
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"All rooms are nice but the suites cost just a little more but are a great value especially for a family or group of friends."
"corner rooms are quieter but the best view would be towards the pool area"
""Don't Eat Here!!""
"Great pool, with live music on the weekend."
"The ground floor rooms looked more luxurious but would probably be noisy with foot traffic kids and dogs everywhere"
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Hotel Paradox
United StatesCaliforniaSanta Cruz
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