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Hotel Rex, a Joie de Vivre hotel

3.5 of 5 562 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA 94102
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

You have to be out of your mind to stay at a big name chain hotel when you stay in San Francisco. The boutiques are unique, pleasurable and homey with a wait staff who can't do more for you. Our primary hotel contacts were Jeff, Alicia and Jose and they couldn't have treated us better than our own family. The... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A nice boutique hotel just off Union Square so very handy and plenty of transport options to all areas of the city. Rooms are a decent size well furnished. A few nice touches like free tea & coffees in the morning and a free glass of wine in the evenings. A nice menu. Only issues we had bar closes at... More

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Northern California
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62 reviews 62 reviews
20 hotel reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel used to be a great deal. It is now extremely overpriced for what you get. The rooms are adequate but not worth what they are charging. It has always been a bit dingy and the rooms small, but without the extreme price it was worth it. Now not at all.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Have stayed here several times over the years both for business and vacation. Good for business. Wine happy hour that has become common in boutique hotels. comfortable lounge for working. don't bother with breakfast here.

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Dublin, Ireland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

While the rooms are small, they are clean and adequate for short stays. The hotel is centrally located and gives access to all the sights that the city has to offer. The staff are friendly and very customer oriented. This hotel is a haven for writers and book lovers - and you even get a free glass of wine between... More

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Leeds, UK
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Booked 12 months ago as part of our family US tour, we read the reviews and made our choices - this was one of the best! Free glass of (good) wine every night gives a good atmosphere and a great start to the evening. Location wise it was perfect - very close to Union Square - and next to cable... More

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Champaign, Illinois
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent location just off Powell Street and near Union Square. Good sized room. Clean. Ask for a room in the back to avoid any street noise. We did and the room was very quiet. Front desk provided helpful info about things to see and do as well as nearby restaurants. Lots of good restaurants nearby. Hotels includes a glass of... More

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Mercer Island, Washington
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I just recently spent three nights at the Hotel Rex, and were very happy with our stay. We loved the library decor of the 20's and 30's in the lobby and bar, and we equally enjoyed the decor of the room--ours blended shades of green with yellow, and lavender floor tiles in the bathroom. Wonderful! The room... More

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Lucca, Italy
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

this was my 2nd time in San Francisco, I love this town and I think we made a good choice with this Boutique Hotel. It could be a french Hotel for its forniture and atmosphere. The Hall is very cute, and has comfy couches. The concierge was very nice and helpful. Our bedroom was nice and clean. I think I... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for three nights in this delightful, literary-themed hotel only minutes away from Union Square. Each night customers are treated to a free glass of local wine. Reception guy Orion was particularly pleasant and helpful.

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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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