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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 #35 of 236 hotels in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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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
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Imagine cozying up with your favorite book, if your favorite book was a hotel. The concept is brilliant, the execution is very old soul and warm. Intimate and human ... soooo welcoming. The staff has been consistent for years ... which speaks volumes, and each member her/his own encyclopedia of local treasures. An inspiring and inspired haven.

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HotelRexGM, General Manager at Hotel Rex, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Dear Pete: Thank you so much for the great review. Hope you can return soon and experience one of our book launches or reading. all the best, Ina' More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at the hotel rex for 3 nights. It was the last stop before going home on our honeymoon. Location of the hotel is great. Your near unison square with all the shops. Lots of resteraunts, bars, coffee shops. Staff are friendly, very helpful and nice. rooms are not big but we knew that before booking. They are decorated... More

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HotelRexGM, General Manager at Hotel Rex, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ludilu: We are honored that you stayed hear on your way back from your honeymoon. If you return for your anniversary please let us know so we can make it even more special. all the best, Ina' More

Aurora, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was my first time visiting San Francisco and The Hotel Rex was the perfect place to stay! Located quite conveniently near Union Square, my friend and I were able to see all the fun places that you dream about seeing with ease! It took any stress out of our vacation! The Library Bar was the most exciting feature to... More

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What an absolute honor it was for the Rex to be your honeymoon night home! Please return for your anniversary - the bubbly will be waiting. -Ina' More

Longmont, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and i planned our wedding anniversary back to San Francisco where we had our commitment ceremony, 3 years ago. We decided to go back this time, and make it legal! YAY! (very easy, seamless process on a Tuesday morning...) Before our journey began, I wrote a little note to the staff of the Hotel Rex, explaining a little... More

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Aurora, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I come to San Francisco every year to see family and I always stay at the Hotel Rex. Its perfectly located near Union Square which allows access to the entire city. Customer service has always been fantastic and they remember you by name. Jeff and Sacred are my favorites there as they know all the great places to eat and... More

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Sandy: The entire team at the Hotel Rex really enjoyed being the central point of your wedding group. Your entire group had such great energy and really added to our hotel that weekend. -Ina More

Oxnard, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at Hotel Rex earlier than expected Friday for a weekend wedding (on treasure island). Our room was ready so check in was a breeze. Valet parking had no problem parking our extended cab truck (at a reasonable price) We were on the 7th (top) floor. Others have mentioned noise but it was very quiet where we were. The... More

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Stockton, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel, circa 1907, is quaint, well-appointed and centrally located just 2 blocks off Union Square. Pricing is very fair for SF and good rates can be found with a little online digging. The Library Bar is charming and provides ample sitting area. They don't serve beverages, however, until 5pm. Even though we had a room at the back of... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My team and I stayed here for a work trip & generally I was charmed by this spot, but a few issues. 1 - It is a loud area. But so is anywhere you stay around here. So, def. ask for a room that is not facing the street. However, 2 - If you are not facing the street your... More

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Alice Springs, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is great! Right in the centre of the city and close to the wharf. We could easily walk to anywhere in the city! The reception staff were friendly and willing to assist with tour reservations and any other queries/requests we had while staying at the hotel. The rooms were clean, well presented, spacious and the bed was comfy!... More

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Madison, Wisconsin
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My daughters and I drove up to San Francisco for a long weekend. We were pleasantly surprised by the unique literary decor. The staff was welcoming and very accommodating. The room was very clean and nicely decorated. Quality linens and nice showers. Complimentary wine (1 glass) every night in their small but cozy Library theme bar. Valet parking worked out... More

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Address: 562 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA 94102
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Location: United States > California > San Francisco
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#17 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
#34 Business Hotel in San Francisco
#79 Family Hotel in San Francisco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Rex, a Joie de Vivre hotel 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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