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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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Paisley, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

stayed here for 2 nights starting 18/10/14 Lovely boutique hotel with a nice old worldly feel to it, We were on the 7th floor so noise wasn't a problem, The recepionist(s) were really helpful, as were the bar staff Free glass of wine between 5&6, & free coffee in the morning, Recommended

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Berwick, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

hotel is in good location , small rooms but fine , easy walk to main shopping areas , cable car stop just over road , free glass of wine in bar between 6-7 was nice touch staff friendly and helpfull...

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Kent
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed at the Rex for four nights with a friend as part of a three week road trip to the west coast. This hotel is in a great location about a minute walk from Union Square. The cable car stop is just across the road and there are some fantastic restaurants and bars within walking distance which makes for... More

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24 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the point of our arrival it was smiles all the way, thanks to Geoff and his colleague. Extremely helpful. We were allocated a nice quiet room on the second floor. The hotel is very close to Union Square and the cable car this allowed us to walk miles in San Fran and see what we wanted to see, it’s... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Seriously? What a freaking dump. Outrageous price over $400/night. Not even a doorman out front to help with luggage. Wait, not a soul outside so you aren't even sure where you are. Looks like an SRO from the outside. And surprise! Looks like an SRO from the inside. No service whatsoever. Completely unprofessional staff. Frightening. I am astonished that a... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent 4 nights at the Rex as part of our holiday in USA. The hotel has a good location and is very close to Union Square, shopping and great bars and restaurants, all the main transport links are also very close. The hotel may not what you expect, it certainly wasn't exactly what we saw on the reviews and website.... More

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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If I had paid $150/night for this hotel, I maybe would have had a higher rating. But I paid $320/night for what I thought was a depressing hotel. It was very outdated and we found the staff less than helpful. There was no closet in the room - just an armoire and 3 small drawers. The bathroom was very small... More

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Dallas
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10 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm 46, I was a total hipster, a roadie for rock n' roll, an MTV alum, a hard-partying mo-fo. Now, I'm 46. I like comfort, I like quiet, I like Hotel Rex. Visually stimulating, great customer service, and a great overall experience. I can still feel hip while being taken care of. I can enjoy the complementary happy hour and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Hotel Rex is not real fancy, but the staff is very friendly, the rooms are clean, the location is excellent, free Wi-fi and the Tootsie Rolls at the front desk are fresh! We would definitely recommend this hotel! Next time we go to San Francisco, we will stay here.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Convenient location for business trips if you prefer to avoid the larger chain hotel experience. The rooms are quite well done even if a bit worn over the years. And the staff was invariably attentive. As a highlight the bar and library had a lovely atmosphere with hints of late 19th century nostalgia - kind of Mark Twain meets F... More

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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*
Number of rooms: 94
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Rex Hotel San Francisco
Hotel Rex San Francisco
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