I was in San Francisco for a convention and stayed at the Hotel Rex. I've stayed in this hotel twice before and always end up coming back when I am in SF. The location is really convenient to BART/MUNI, Union Square, Convention Center, shopping, etc. Unlike the formulaic major chain hotels, the Rex has old world charm and friendliness. Other hotels are frenetic and businesslike. The folks at the Rex are professional yet friendly and the atmosphere is calm. The rooms might be a little dated, but the general literary theme of the hotel makes up for that. Jeff at the front desk is very friendly and helpful. Thanks for another great stay, Hotel Rex!
- Also Known As:
- Rex Hotel San Francisco
- Hotel Rex
- Hotel Rex San Francisco
- Rex San Francisco
- 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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