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Hotel Rex, a Joie de Vivre hotel

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   562 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA 94102
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Ranked #33 of 236 hotels in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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106 reviews 106 reviews
31 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our family room was smaller than usual which made everyday life more tricky when you have to keep moving suitcases etc. Hotel is quite old, but perfectly serviceable. It is trying to be a boutique hotel but it is not really in that league. Staff lovely and fabulous location moments from Union Square.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I had the pleasure of staying here on a business trip to San Francisco (my first time to the city), and I must say I enjoyed it tremendously. I encountered no problems during my 4-day stay, and all staff were terrific and very helpful. I most of all enjoyed the small and personable decor and surroundings. Things were in a... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This wasn't the most luxurious hotel but we prefer personality so it was ideal for us. The staff was wonderfully friendly and accommodating. The King Suite was great space for us for the price, two rooms, two baths, two TVs. Lots of space for kids to roam. Super quiet (and we are from Tahoe) even with road construction out on... More

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Bologna, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a very pleasant stay at this character hotel. The rooms were not large and the air conditioner was old and a bit noisy, but the this aside the room was clean and comfortable and the hotel reception staff were friendly and ver helpful.

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had an amazing stay. The staff are soooo helpful and the rooms are really clean and tidy. Was central to everything and the beds were really comfortable. I would recommend to anyone to stay at this hotel.

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Durban, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at this hotel for 5 nights in July, the prices were reasonable for San Francisco and the location was great, lust off Union Square and close to public transportation. The hotel has a warm feel to it, and although it is a bit dated, had a comfortable and quiet room, with a nice bathroom. The staff were helpful... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here for 3 nights in Aug. 2014 and was very happy with my stay. Yes the rooms are slightly smaller than average but this is San Francisco and space is a commodity. Having said that, the room was clean and very comfortable for me and my husband. If there was one small complaint it would be about the... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I’ve been staying at Hotel Rex for the past 4 years and have had very enjoyable visits. I mainly come to San Francisco for work a few times a year, and in the past couple years have stayed here with colleagues during the summers for conferences we hold in the area. The Rex has accommodated our groups, helping us with... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first stop on a US road trip, so needed to be a well located, comfortable place to sleep off the jet lag as well as see the sights of the city. The complimentary glass of wine each evening in the inviting library bar certainly helped this, and the hotel is a short walk from Powell BART station,... More

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Carrboro, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a 6-night stay while I was in town for the San Francisco Silent Film Festival. Excellent location with just bit of a walk to transportation. Room was spacious and comfortable. Enjoyed the free glass of wine in bar on the evenings we were around for it!

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Address: 562 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA 94102
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Location: United States > California > San Francisco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Rex, a Joie de Vivre hotel 3.5*
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Rex Hotel San Francisco
Hotel Rex San Francisco
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The Hotel Rex was inspired by the San Francisco art and literary salons of the 1920's and 30's. Vibrant and alive, the clubby lobby surrounds guests with distinctive period furnishings, walls of antiquarian books, and an exceptional collection of exotic objects and original portraits and murals.The Hotel Rex was designed by noted San Francisco interior designers Candra Scott & Anderson.The Library Bar is where travelers meet the local arts and social scene with themed evenings such as Movie Night, Records at Rex - our bartender plays real vinyl records, Live Jazz on Friday and other days featuring Poetry readings, live coffee house type acoustic guitar performances and more. ... more   less 
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