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LITITZ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Rex is a well known jazz club in Toronto with two floors of rooms above the jazz club. The noise from the jazz club does not permeate upwards so one can get a good nights sleep. The beverages, food and music are excellent. The room selections come with a shared or private bathroom. Street noise is a factor since... More 

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is not a fancy place- it is friendly, clean, and excellent value given the location, culture, and atmosphere! I highly recommend it to people who are not uptight. Yes- you can hear music- its above a world renowned Jazz Bar- that's kinda the point! Location is fantastic for any city exploration- steps to the subway and you can't get... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a value hotel and you get what you pay for. Location is very convenient if you mostly have to deal in downtown and plus you get the Jazz for total enjoyment. When we checked-in there was no separate hotel reception, instead you get your process done at the restaurant. This means wait time and more wait time if... More 

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Glossop, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Relaxed atmosphere. popped in for a swift half a couple of times and enjoyed both the bands and the very chilled out vibe. Did,nt have any food but there,s always next time. A good place on a very good street.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a great hotel. The staff were excellent, the room was more than adequate (lg double with private bathroom), and the location is phenomenal. The jazz bar, which cannot be heard on the upper levels - stayed on the second floor - put on a great show, and I do not typically even like jazz! The performers were skilled and... More 

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Wantage, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We vacation here every summer and go to the Rex bar several times a week. The vibe here is good, the music great, the food and drinks and service are above average and it's a total Toronto experience. Hard to beat this place for a laid back, terrific place to hear live jazz.

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

The Rex is on the corner of Queen St West and St. Patrick, right downtown Toronto in the funky part of Queen Street, close to City Hall, University Ave, Eaton center. There is a patio for nice warm weather, inside is dark, cozy, good for jazz band, when playing. A lot of local business people stop by for a bite... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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51 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016

There is a bar downstairs where live jazz music is showcased twice a night, sometimes free and sometimes for a small fee. It was also surprisingly quiet in the room despite the bands downstairs. You get what you pay for in terms of the accommodation however the service and friendliness of the Rex hotel and bar team is where they... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

Came here to hear some jazz. Stayed from 7 pm to 12 am. Had a great time with my wife. We heard two different bands. Only had the honey garlic wings which were ok. Unfortunately I had a decent late lunch and wasn't too hungry so I couldn't judge the food. They have a great beer selection on tap. The... More 

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13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I recently stayed here and overall enjoyed our visit. Here some ratings: Great - the outdoor patio! Laid back and you can hear great jazz for free. The patio is smoke free! The music is very good. Good - the food is high-level bar food, but well-priced. You get free coffee and toast, in the morning. Good... More 

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Queen Street and West Queen West
Known as the Art & Design District, West Queen West is one of the most energetic and dynamic of Toronto's neighborhoods. Along with its great modernist museums, clubs, and restaurants, it's home to some of the funkiest specialty shops, ranging from clothing to stationary to collectables, and caters to niche and vintage shoppers of all kinds. That makes it a mecca for creatives, including hobbyists designers, writers, and painters. With ink on their hands and fabric pelts in their bags, visitors to Queen Street traverse the avant-garde blend of historic architecture and ultra-contemporary fare. Home to some of Toronto's chicest hotels and most modish java fixes, busy with street cars, and always suffused with live music drifting onto packed patios at bars and clubs by nightfall, the vibrancy of West Queen West is undeniable.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
In the heart of Toronto's Queen Street Entertainment District, The Rex Hotel is a true boutique hotel experience. Compact, modern and tidy, our rooms cater to today's current business or pleasure traveler on a short visit to the downtown core.The newly renovated rooms include ensuite washrooms, individually controlled heating/air conditioning units, flat screen television and cable, wireless internet access, and one double pillow-top bed. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Rex Hotel

Address: 194 Queen St W, Toronto, Ontario M5V 1Z1, Canada
Location: Canada > Ontario > Toronto > Queen Street and West Queen West
Price Range: $75 - $115 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Rex Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 30
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