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Room type

Paradox Mini King

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Superior Room, 1 King Bed

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Superior Room, 2 Queen Beds

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)

Suite, 1 King Bed (Paradox)

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Standard Room, 1 King Bed

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Get an overview of this hotel3.5-star family-friendly hotel near Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk



This family-friendly Santa Cruz hotel is located by the ocean, within 1 mi (2 km) of Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, and Main Beach. Santa Cruz Surfing Museum is 2 mi (3.3 km) away.

Hotel Features

A restaurant, an outdoor pool, and a fitness center are available at this smoke-free hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a poolside bar, a spa tub, and a 24-hour business center are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 170 rooms provide free WiFi and free wired Internet, flat-screen TVs with cable channels, and conveniences like refrigerators and coffee makers. IPod docks, room service, and free local calls are among the other amenities available to guests.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to an outdoor pool, Hotel Paradox provides a spa tub and a fitness center. The hotel offers a restaurant. A poolside bar is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wired and wireless Internet access.

Business amenities at this 3.5-star property consist of a 24-hour business center, limo/town car service, and meeting rooms. This family-friendly hotel also offers tour/ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and a picnic area. For a surcharge, a roundtrip airport shuttle (available on request) is offered to guests. Onsite parking is available (surcharge).

Hotel Paradox is a smoke-free property.

  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Restaurant 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Express check-in 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Spa tub 
  • Concierge services 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Conference space 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 170 
  • Number of floors - 5 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Picnic area 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Wedding services 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Express check-out 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Pool cabanas (surcharge) 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Free WiFi 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Shower only 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Room service 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • HDTV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Free local calls 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • In-room safe 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • Climate control 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 

Where to Eat

Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7 AM and 11:30 AM.

Solaire Restaurant - This poolside restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Happy hour is offered.

Solaire Bar Lounge - Onsite restaurant. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

Room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a fitness center.


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf 
  • Braille or raised signage 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 6 and USD 16 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: USD 10.00 per day
  • Valet parking fee: USD 15.00 per day
  • Deposit: USD 100.00 per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10.00 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

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