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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here for one night, and was treated to a comfortable, clean room, exceptionally friendly and helpful staff, and also a colorful dining and jazz experience! We enjoyed drinks and a great lunch inside the restaurant on the day we got there, and later that night we came back for a late night snack on the cozy flower-pot covered... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in town for the Canada Day Blue Jays game and chose The Rex Hotel for the price and the location. We were greeted warmly at the bar (that's where check-in takes place) and our luggage was locked away until later because of our early arrival. Parking was available about a half a block away in a secure covered... More 

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Aurora
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Rex is a great basic hotel. Now with that said the Rex is a jazz nightclub bar. This is first and foremost. When you check in there is no desk, no real staff you go to the bar and get your room key, of which there is only one. Now we were there sat and Sunday of jazz fest,... More 

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Oshawa, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

If you are looking for just a basic hotel at a great price, that is walking distance from union station, and provides Jazz music almost all day, then this is for you. The rooms are not fancy, but for the money it was a great deal.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

Great service, ambiance, and clean rooms. Don't judge this place by the outlook. Enjoy beer at their terrace facing the Main Street smack in the middle of the city at day time, and more drinks inside at night listening to live jazz music (free cover charge!). The one that starts at 9:30pm was especially great.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

I booked for a room with a common toilet and shower. The room itself has all the basic necessities such as a wash basin, body and face towel, TV with lots of channels, room heater, a chair and a single bed. No cupboard however. The great feature of this hotel is the Jazz Bar below it. Has a good crowd... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

The hotel is very cool and the bar downstairs is awesome, the service is great and the ambience is very musical. The location of the hotel is great and it's a very good place to stay. I definitely will come back next time.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016 via mobile

I visited as it was a cheap and cheerful online deal. I had ni idea it was a jazz bar. My room was small but clean and most importantly warm. Personally I hate jazz music so everytime the music started I scurried off however I understand that there would have been a cover should I have decided to stay which... More 

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Staying in Queen Street and West Queen West

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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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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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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 - $118 (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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