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Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 21 March 2010

The rooms were reasonably sized and the staff in the reception was friendly. All enquiries were solved fast and professional. The hotel is located close to the Union Square so everything is easy to reach.

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Madison, Alabama
Reviewed 19 March 2010

We spent 8 wonderful days in San Francisco and at the Rex Hotel. The location was in a safe area, and very convenient, which made it easy to get around using public transportation. We rented a car for a day, and it costs almost as much to park the car, as it did to rent the car per day (almost...

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San Diego
Reviewed 9 March 2010

Stayed three nights with with my husband to celebrate our honeymoon. Our only request was quiet room. Room was very small, hot and stuffy. A/C did not work and had to open window which resulted in tons of street noise. I barely slept a wink due to noise. Location was good. Evening wine reception was nice. Room/bathroom was subpar due...

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Napa, California
Reviewed 8 March 2010

I stayed at the Hotel Rex this last Saturday and was very impressed! It was in the perfect location to Union Square, close to shopping and restaurants. It's also very easy to access from the Bay Bridge! The hotel staff was great and very accomodating. We had the executive king room which was perfect! I will definitely be returtning to...

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Los Angeles
Reviewed 6 March 2010

Great price with all the necessities that a business traveller needs. The location is excellent and the restaurant attached to the restaurant provides a 'better than average" breakfast for a cheaper price than a large hotel chain

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 27 February 2010

The Rex is something a bit different as befits San Francisco. Great location, very good hotel, well run and interesting rooms. Very good value. Our only complaint was the lack of Max the pug - he was absent our entire trip.

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hansonaj86
Reviewed 16 February 2010

Great location and very close to union square! Every staff member that helped me offered me nothing less than top grade professional service! My girlfriend and I were blown away by the classy and fresh feel that Hotel Rex offered with the style of our room and with the way their reception, lounge and restaurant were decorated and presented. We...

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Napa
Reviewed 14 February 2010

We stayed at the Rex for one night and it was hard to leave. Great Location!! AMAZING service, very sexy hotel - the hotel bar was filled with visitors and great live music not to mention the hotels pug :) Breakfast was 5 stars and we cant wait to go back..This is the best hotel in San Francisco!!

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Eastern US Seaboard
Reviewed 12 February 2010

Perfectly lovely. Excellent staff, art deco styling, close to everything & all at nearly bargain pricing. We typically select hotels based upon luxury as well as cost. We believe these criteria to not be mutually exclusive and the Hotel Rex delivers.

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Seattle, WA
Reviewed 12 February 2010

We got a crazy good deal for two nights at this hotel, and no way would I spend $150 or more a night to stay here. I am unfamiliar with quirky old hotels in this town. I did read the bit about the $$$ renovation, it does appear to be clean, there is a flat panel TV with a smattering...

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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
Region: United States > California > San Francisco > Union Square
Price Range: ₹ 12,435 - ₹ 28,480 (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:
#10 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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“Ask for a room which doesn't face Sutter, it is very noisy”
 of 5 bubbles duckleader, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms at the back are nice and quiet”
 of 5 bubbles MrsJH667, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“better not to near elevator and service area.”
 of 5 bubbles Anuragme, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Get a room in the back if a quiet one is important to you.”
 of 5 bubbles Real_Grenadine, 27 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Heater broken in room 703”
 of 5 bubbles crawtaterfamily, 20 Dec 2016 | Read review
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