The Hotel Paradox - Santa Cruz

ex. University Inn And Conference Center

611 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz, United States, 95060  show map
 3 stars
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The Hotel Paradox - Santa Cruz

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Swimming Pool

Indoor swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Tennis court

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Jacuzzi

Overview

The 3-star Hotel Paradox is situated in the center of Santa Cruz. Renovated in 2012, the unique hotel has welcomed guests since 1967.

20 minutes away from Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, Cowell's Beach and Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History. Santa Cruz city center is 1km away.

Close to restaurants and boutiques, this hotel also offers a library, an outdoor swimming pool and an indoor swimming pool on site.

45 minutes' drive from Mineta San Jose International airport.

Rooms

The property comprises 170 air-conditioned rooms appointed with a laptop-size safe, a living area, Wi-Fi, a private balcony and LCD flat-screen TV. They are fitted with bathrobes, a bathtub and a hairdryer in the en-suite bathrooms.

Eat

Beers can be savored in the wine bar.

Services

Guests at Hotel Paradox can take advantage of a vending machine, a lift and a safe deposit box and such services as late check-out, wedding services and room service.

Relax

Spa facilities at Hotel Paradox include a Jacuzzi, a wellness center and a hot tub. The fitness center features exercise bikes, fitness classes and an exercise room.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

public hotel parking is possible on site and the rate is USD 10 per day.

Year renovated   2012.  Number of rooms   170.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid on-site parking
  • Handicap parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Vending machines
  • Currency exchange
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled
  • Carte blanche

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Paid valet parking
  • Room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Car rental
  • Limousine service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Picnic area/Tables
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Tennis court
  • Fitness center
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Jacuzzi
  • Paid cabanas
  • Sun terrace
  • Library

Room view

  • City view
  • Pool view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Turndown service
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Chaise lounges
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Steam shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe

Kitchen facilities

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Sound docking station
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Free local telephone calls
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
  • Blackout curtains

Policies

Check-In

  • from  3 am

Check-Out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 13 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • One child under the age of 4 may stay for free in an extra bed. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of USD 10 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel The Hotel Paradox - Santa Cruz Santa Cruz location
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Hotel Address:

611 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz, United States, 95060

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City Center
  • Santa Cruz
    2700 ft
Airports
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Solaire Restaurant + Bar
    200 ft
  • Solaire (cuisine: American)
    200 ft
Beaches
  • Santa Cruz Main Beach
    4800 ft
  • Santa Cruz Harbor Beach
    1.5 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  3 am
  • Check-Out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of rooms:
    170

Rooms and availability

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Double Room
Bed type: King Size bed or 2 Queen Size beds
Size: 250 sq. feet
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  • Air conditioning
  • Shower
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Offering a city view, this air-conditioned room features a cable TV, a work desk and guest robes.

Room facilities
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    Mini Guest Room
    Bed type: 1 King or 1 Queen bed
    Size: 205 sq. feet
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    • Air conditioning
    • Shower
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    This mini room features air-conditioning, a cable TV and guest robes.

    Room facilities

      How to reach hotel

      hotel The Hotel Paradox - Santa Cruz Santa Cruz location
      Show big map »

      Hotel Address:

      611 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz, United States, 95060

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Santa Cruz
        2700 ft
      Airports
      • Bus stop
        400 ft
      Restaurants
      • Solaire Restaurant + Bar
        200 ft
      • Solaire (cuisine: American)
        200 ft
      Beaches
      • Santa Cruz Main Beach
        4800 ft
      • Santa Cruz Harbor Beach
        1.5 mi
      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  3 am
      • Check-Out:
        until  11 am
      • Year renovated:
        2012
      • Number of rooms:
        170

      The Hotel Paradox Location

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      What's nearby

      Popular areas

      • City Center - 2300 ft

      Sport related

      Shopping areas

      Amusement

      • Surf Bowl Cafe - 4300 ft
      • Boardwalk Photos - 4600 ft
      • Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk - 4600 ft
      • Cocoanut Grove Banquet and Conf - 4600 ft

      Museums

      • McPherson Center - 1400 ft
      • Museum of Art and History - 1400 ft
      • Art League Inc-Santa Cruz - 1400 ft
      • First Night Santa Cruz - 2000 ft
      • Surfing Museum Lighthouse Pnt - 2300 ft
      • Kids on Broadway - 4000 ft
      • Santa Cruz Museum Nat History - 1.1 mi

      Parks

      Halls

      • Calvary Parish Hall - 2700 ft
      • Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium - 2700 ft
      • Holy Cross Parish Hall - 2700 ft
      • Pacific Cultural Ctr - 3300 ft
      • Viking Hall - 3300 ft
      • Cayuga Vault - 3300 ft
      • Louden Nelson Community Ctr - 3300 ft
      • German American Hall - 3300 ft
      • Portuguese Hall - 4600 ft

      Universities, Institutes

      • Gestalt Institute-Santa Cruz - 2300 ft
      • Goodwill Industries - 1.0 mi

      Marina

      • Cowell's Beach - 1.1 mi

      Oceanfront Areas

      Local Attractions

      • Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk - 1.0 mi
        Beach Street, Santa Cruz
      • Santa Cruz Harbor Beach - 1.5 mi
        5th Ave. at East Cliff Dr., Santa Cruz
      • Santa Cruz Surfing Museum - 1.8 mi
        West Cliff Drive at Lighthouse Point, Santa Cruz
      • Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History - 1.1 mi
        1305 East Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz
      • UCSC Arboretum - 1.8 mi
        1156 High Street, Santa Cruz

      Near the hotel

      • Museum of Art & History - 1700 ft
        705 Front St., Santa Cruz
      • Mission State Park - 3600 ft
        School Street, Santa Cruz
      • Santa Cruz Main Beach - 4800 ft
        Along Beach St. west from San Lorenzo River, Santa Cruz
      • Cave Train - 3300 ft
        Santa Cruz, CA
      • Santa Cruz Wharf - 4700 ft
        Beach Street, Santa Cruz

      Restaurants Nearby

      • Solaire Restaurant + Bar - 200 ft

        Address: 611 Ocean Street
        Phone: 831.600.4545

        71% likes this, based on 10 reviews

      • Caffe Lucio - 900 ft

        Address: 381 Soquel Ave
        Phone: 831-427-0164

        52% likes this, based on 64 reviews
        Cuisine: Italian
        Price Range: USD 26 - USD 46

      • Thai House - 1000 ft

        Address: 353 Soquel Ave
        Phone: (831) 458-3546

        60% likes this, based on 17 reviews
        Cuisine: Thai

      • Solaire - 200 ft

        Address: Ocean Street

        70% likes this, based on 49 reviews
        Cuisine: American

      • Hindquarter Bar and Grille - 1100 ft

        Address: 303 Soquel Ave
        Phone: 831-426-7770

        64% likes this, based on 97 reviews
        Cuisine: Steakhouse
        Price Range: USD 2 - USD 32

      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  3 am
      • Check-Out:
        until  11 am
      • Year renovated:
        2012
      • Number of rooms:
        170

      The Hotel Paradox Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The Hotel Paradox

      Average guest rating

      7.6out of 10
      Excellent
      Based on 25 reviews

      Rating by category:

      Rooms
      9.2
      Service
      8.7
      Value
      8.1
      Dining
      9.0
      Location
      8.8

      Individual guest reviews

        How to reach hotel

        hotel The Hotel Paradox - Santa Cruz Santa Cruz location
        Show big map »

        Hotel Address:

        611 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz, United States, 95060

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Santa Cruz
          2700 ft
        Airports
        • Bus stop
          400 ft
        Restaurants
        • Solaire Restaurant + Bar
          200 ft
        • Solaire (cuisine: American)
          200 ft
        Beaches
        • Santa Cruz Main Beach
          4800 ft
        • Santa Cruz Harbor Beach
          1.5 mi
        Hotel information
        • Check-In:
          from  3 am
        • Check-Out:
          until  11 am
        • Year renovated:
          2012
        • Number of rooms:
          170
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