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Hotel Rex, a Joie de Vivre hotel

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Napa, California
Reviewed 27 April 2010

My wife and I went to the city for a quick get-away weekend. We loved the location of this hotel. Only 2 blocks from Union Square!!! Our room was very clean & comfortable. We had a great breakfast the next morning at the Cafe Andre.

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Miami, FL
Reviewed 25 April 2010

Very nice little boutique hotel at a great location just a block or so from Union Square. I really liked the decor and atmosphere, but our room could have been better. It was certainly clean and nice, but the floor was slanted (yes, slanted) and during the night, I kept sliding into my husband while we were sleeping. Also, our...

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Northern California
Reviewed 18 April 2010

Based on the reviews, we expected a lot more. But here's what we found: an old remodeled hotel with small rooms, where the king size bed takes up the whole room. The in-room A/C was a window-mounted unit that was so noisy that it kept us awake at night, but it had to be kept on or the room got...

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BHansen, Manager at Hotel Rex, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Dear Not So Good, I apologize that our hotel did not live up to your expectations. We pride ourselves on customer service which is evident from the many positive reviews we regularly receive. We always do our best to exceed all guests’ expectations and wish you had brought your dissatisfaction of your room size to our attention so we could...

Napa, CA
Reviewed 13 April 2010

Hotel Rex is a very chic hotel. It was a very relaxing experience as our room was very cozy and comfortable. The staff was very friendly and the bar area with live jazz music was great. Overall it was a great experience and would definitely recommend!

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Napa
Reviewed 13 April 2010

I like the rooms and the location. And the peole are very nice and helpful. I would definitely stay there again.

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Napa, California
Reviewed 12 April 2010

With all the Hotels in the city, you can pretty much throw a rock and hit three ,and all too often spend a fortune, or miss...... but my Fiance and I wanted something quaint, friendly, fun, price friendly, and most of all clean. We LOVED Hotel Rex. Conveniently located just off Union Square, close by parking garages, friendly staff, great...

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Napa, CA
Reviewed 12 April 2010

Very nice hotel, upgraded rooms, nice hotel bar!!!!! Location is great!

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marathonman513
Reviewed 12 April 2010

I stayed at the Hotel Rex during my last business trip to San Francisco and was amazed at the personal attention I received. In fact, the Director of Operations sat down with my wife and me when we arrived late on a Saturday night and told us all about the hotel, great places to eat and visit and even some...

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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
Reviewed 11 April 2010

We booked this hotel based on several reviews in tripadvisor and other guide books. We found the advice right on target. The hotel was a great value and located very close to many attractions and shopping. We will look forward to staying here again some day.

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San Diego
Reviewed 8 April 2010

I recently stayed at Hotel Rex and was VERY pleased with the whole experience. Since it is a boutique hotel they offer great customer service and make you feel very comfortable. I met a lot of members of the staff and they took the time to see how everything was for me which made me feel very welcome. It was...

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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
Region: United States > California > San Francisco > Union Square
Price Range: €134 - €368 (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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“Rooms located at the back of the building are quieter than those at the front.”
 of 5 bubbles somedayjetset, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“only one room with double bed on each floor”
 of 5 bubbles dough302, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Quiet is good, but no sunlight with window facing a wall”
 of 5 bubbles Ken0739, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The suite that we stayed in was excellent”
 of 5 bubbles johngJ8926JU, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Maybe ask for room at the rear of hotel ,it's in a very noisy area”
 of 5 bubbles Travellerange55, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
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