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611 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 – Show map
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Outdoor Pool (all year), Sun Deck
Fitness Center, Hot Tub, Library
Food & Drink
Restaurant, Bar, Breakfast in the Room
Free! WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed) and costs USD 10 per day.
Room Service, Vending Machine (drinks), Vending Machine (snacks), 24-Hour Front Desk, Express Check-in/Check-out, Currency Exchange, Baggage Storage, Concierge Service, Laundry, Dry Cleaning, Meeting/Banquet Facilities, Business Center, Fax/Photocopying
Newspapers, Safe, Non-smoking Rooms, Facilities for Disabled Guests, Family Rooms, Elevator, Soundproof Rooms, Heating, All Spaces Non-Smoking (public and private)
Spanish, English, German
From 3:00 PM
Until 11:00 AM
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Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
Free! Up to two children under 13 years stay free of charge when using existing beds.
Any additional older children or adults are charged USD 10 per person per night when using existing beds.
Free! One child under 4 years stays free of charge in a crib.
One older child or adult is charged USD 10 per person per night in an extra bed.
The maximum number of extra beds/cribs in a room is 1.
Any type of extra bed or crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Pets are not allowed.
Cards accepted at this property
Hotel Paradox accepts these cards and reserves the right to pre-authorize your card prior to arrival.
Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.
Based on 329 reviews
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This beachfront hotel is located next to Santa Cruz’s famous boardwalk and steps from the center of the city, making it an ideal destination for a weekend escape, corporate event, family vacation or...
Score from 171 reviews Excellent
Located 5 minutes’ walk to Santa Cruz Wharf, this Santa Cruz, beachfront inn overlooks Monterey Bay. Free Wi-Fi and an ocean view is featured in all rooms.
Score from 161 reviews Good
This 100% non-smoking motel is only 3 blocks from the historic Santa Cruz Beach and Boardwalk. The motel offers a daily continental breakfast and guest rooms with free Wi-Fi.
Score from 407 reviews Very good
Centrally located in Santa Cruz, this inn is across from Main Beach. The inn features a barbecue courtyard area with picnic tables, an outdoor pool and guest rooms with free Wi-Fi.
Score from 265 reviews Wonderful
I liked the rate - so yes, I would say it's a good value. Also the pool area is really nice.
Hmmm, it seems like it used to be a 'Holiday Inn' type of hotel and renovated to be cool. but they did a decent job in the reno
Close to shopping and restaurants. Close to the beach and boardwalk. The overall look was calming and relaxing.
The air conditioning didn't work as well as we would have liked. The toilet was loud when flushed.
The best beds to sleep in
clean, modern feel. Fairly quiet, 5 minutes to the beach.
TV signal in and out, had eggs Benedict in the restaurant..vinegar in the sauce..disgusting.No refrigerator in the room, empty hot liquor refrigerator in the room.
So comfortable and hip without being pretentious! Pricey but worth it.
No continental breakfast?
This was a nice hotel with free WiFi. Rooms had everything we needed.
The air conditioner didn't seem to work, so the room was stuffy. Also the barn-style bathroom doors were loud, we could hear every time someone used the bathroom door in all the rooms around us.
The pool and the staff
Way overpriced for location and facility. We had ground floor, view of parkinglot which is frequented by smokers. Pool surrounded by drunks. wifi did not work in most of the room. I feel I was not given a good deal. My wife and kids were not pleased which makes it all the worse. Bummer :(
Great bed, decore pleasant! Would stay again for 2 nights. Staff fre unduly, accomadating.
View of the parking lot. Plant more trees!!!
Fun,hip, "green hotel" that is great for the business traveler. The pool, outdoor bar and fire pit is a fantastic way to unwind after a long day. Thanks, we will be back!
There wasn't anything wrong with this property!
Decor is tasteful and original. Close to downtown. Staff was friendly and helpful. Food at poolside was tasty.
Room service forgot important items like restocking coffee mugs and taking out trash. Rooms were small. Bathroom has noisy rolling door which is distracting to people sleeping in the room (or the next room). Room thermostat was terrible and would not keep a consistent comfortable temp.
I stayed for 3 nights on a road trip and it was by far the best hotel of my trip. The rooms were modern and clean, a lovely feel to them. Staff were really helpful and friendly. It has to be one of the best hotels in Santa Cruz. It offers a shuttle service (book in advance) which was invaluable. They took me and my young daughter to the Boardwalk and arranged to collect us a few hours later. The driver was waiting and really took care of us. The pool, jacuzzi and fire pit were great, particularly at night with a good atmosphere. I would definitely recommend this hotel.
Couldn't use the wifi.
The rooms were spacious. Was able to get a connecting room with other family members. Pool area was very nice, especially in the evening with the salt water hot tub and fire place.
Nothing really. Restaurant was a bit pricey, But I get it. Its just as nice as the hotel. Traveling with older kids makes it a little tuff.
Clean and elegant. Heated salt water pool and hot tub next to fire pit. Very relaxing.
Too many kids over the weekend at pool. Kind of noisy
This hotel is one of the best we have ever stayed at. They were very accommodating. We will return here every time we are in the area.
we really enjoyed the pool and location to the centre of town
It is easy to locate off the freeway. It is about 10 minute walk to the town centre. Rooms were comfortable, clean and quiet. Staff were friendly and very helpful.
The service at this hotel is exceptional. From the front desk, to the restaurant to the pool side service staff, everyone working at this hotel seems to go above and beyond to provide a wonderful experience. We felt incredibly well taken care of and couldn't stop talking about how great the service was. Also, the food at the restaurant was the best food we had in Santa Cruz and we ended up eating there for four of our six meals. Also, the pool and pool area is great.
The rooms and bathrooms are small and a little dark and show wear and tear.
Hotel design and concept Quiet rooms 5 minutes drive to city center and boardwalk
Quite expensive but we visited during the weekend and also other motel rates where high To be an hotel (and not a motel) would be recommended complementary water
swimming pool and bar
Clean room. Hot shower. Decent workout room.
Not worth the money. Should have been half the cost. Further insult is fee for.car. Surrounding location questionable.
The pool area is very nice, the rooms are nicely styled, bed is confortable and the wi-fi is good.
Location is so so: About 25 minutes walk to the beach, but still only 10 minutes walk to downtown. Ocean street itself is a bit spooky.
Free Shuttle service Pool Cabanas Decor Comfy beds Can walk downtown Great Parking Great Staff - fedex'd back iphone we left behind Great restaurant -solaire Great poolside service Great cleaning staff
Hotel was very clean and modern.
Clean upbeat decor.food was great! Staff always there!
If you stay in a suite next to the elevator ... U do get to hear it allllllll nite .. Esp on the weekend! Walls are thin but the mech on the lift is really loud.we were in 522 ask for different room! All else nice!
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