If you hate those hotels where you walk for miles through vast lobbies to get to your room, try this one. Small, friendly, but still in a convenient location near Union Square, I loved this place. I stayed 7 nights on a business trip. Wi-fi free and never a problem, great little bar, loved the free early morning tea and coffee from 5am (great if you're on a more easterly time schedule) and the free wine in the evening even more. I asked for a quiet room and it was, very. What's more, the window opened, yippee! I detest air con, so no problems for me. My room was quite spacious by UK standards for this class of hotel, and I didn't think the furnishings or bathroom particularly poor either. Then again I wasn't spending much time there awake. I adored the green option of refusing housekeeping in exchange for a voucher to spend in the bar - who needs clean towels and sheets every day if they shower?
- 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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- Also Known As:
- Rex Hotel San Francisco
- Hotel Rex San Francisco
- Rex San Francisco