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Hotel Rex, a Joie de Vivre hotel

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Billerica, Massachusetts
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146 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is definitely a great location, at a great price. The staff is great. But the rooms are tired. We stayed in a suite on the top floor. The main bedroom had a very, very comfortable queen size bed. But the 3rd person in our group slept on a pull out couch that was worse than your grandmothers. When we... More 

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Livorno, Italy
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a boutique hotel, in an old building, but you get all the comforts you need (but no coffee machine nor refrigerator in the room). We had a room with a king and a sofa bed. The room was clean, the bed comfortable. In some reviews people complain about the air conditioning system: during our stay the temperature was... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a great time in this hotel. Stayed here with my sisters, it was our first time visiting san francisco. Good location. Close to union square.Small but clean and we felt at home. We stayed june23-26. The rooms are kind of small but overall really clean. We would definitely stay again :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I were coming up on our first anniversary, and due to a broken finger, our original plans had to change last minute. We love San Francisco, and specifically, Nob Hill. I went on Priceline, and booked the Hotel Rex. Being unfamiliar with it, I wasn't sure what to make of it. It was cute, clean, and well... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very well located in San Francisco, this cozy hotel offers good and clean rooms. Considering we are in San Francisco, it is an excellent value for the price.The staff is very friendly, professionnal and accomodating. We highly recommand this hotel.

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SantaCruzCA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Entering Hotel Rex is like being entering a hotel in Paris .. so charming. It's great to be able to walk down from your room to their intimate bar before going out for the night. We walked up the street both in the morning and in the afternoon to a hip coffee bar by day (bar at night), and again... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is really great if you like staying in Union Square. Friendly and helpful staff, and you get a complimentary glass of wine from the cozy bar in the lobby at check in. You're right near the cable cars, shopping, Nob Hill and Chinatown. There is a fantastic upscale Italian restaurant nearby, I forget the name. It's NOT Uncle... More 

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Bloomingdale, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just held a press event at the Hotel Rex last week. Their staff was over the top fantastic! From booking all our guests, to helping us store our equipment, to making sure the food was on time and fantastic! The rooms were clean, well equipped and had AC (which is rare in San Francisco)! We have held events here before... More 

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Poulton Le Fylde, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 243 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for few days on our first visit to San Francisco and returned 10 days later after our RV road trip to Yosemite and the south Pacific coast. The location in Union Square is on the doorstep for lots of interesting nearby places. The hotel hospitality and ambience is lovely and welcoming. The library bar is a perfect... More 

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Ballymena, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a nice stay in this clean and friendly hotel. Old fashioned decor and no kettle facilities in the rooms. Complimentary tea and coffee every morning between 5am and 10am and a glass of wine each evening. The air conditioning was extremely noisy (of other rooms) - making it very difficult to sleep. No facilities for breakfast, etc on... More 

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Originally home to rallies supporting the Union Army in the Civil War, this grand square has become the city's premier shopping and entertainment district containing the largest number of upscale department stores, chic boutiques, art galleries and theaters in the city. It's a large open area where tourists and locals gather, watch cable cars and crowds go by, enjoy a snack, or plan their day of shopping and sightseeing, If feeling the pulsating energy of the city is on your agenda, Union Square is the place to soak it in.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
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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 

Additional Information about Hotel Rex, a Joie de Vivre hotel

Address: 562 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1102
Location: United States > California > San Francisco > Union Square
Price Range: $190 - $493 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Rex, a Joie de Vivre hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 94
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Also Known As:
Rex Hotel San Francisco
Hotel Rex San Francisco
Rex San Francisco
Hotel Style:
#11 Spa Hotel in San Francisco
#26 Business Hotel in San Francisco
#47 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
#56 Family Hotel in San Francisco
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