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Union Square is within a 5-minute walk of Hotel Rex, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel while other popular sites like Westfield San Francisco Center Shopping Mall are within a 15-minute stroll. This 94-room, 3.5-star hotel has a restaurant and a bar/lounge, along with free in-room WiFi. It's in central San Francisco and also a short walk from San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and TransAmerica Pyramid.

Dining

You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge or visit the onsite restaurant for a bite to eat. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with room service, or get a quick energy boost at the coffee shop/café.

Rooms

All of Hotel Rex, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel's 94 air-conditioned rooms provide iPod docks, minibars, and safes. Guests can expect to find free WiFi and LCD TVs with cable channels. Beds are dressed in premium bedding and bathrooms offer hair dryers and designer toiletries. Phones, ironing boards, and desks are also available.

Property features

Hotel Rex, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel features free WiFi in public areas, 2 meeting rooms, and a business center. Valet parking is USD 49 per night if you plan to drive, or hop aboard the airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for USD 20 per person one way. The front desk has multilingual staff on hand 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this boutique hotel include free use of bicycles, free newspapers, and a porter/bellhop.

Highlights

  • Walking distance to Union Square and Westfield San Francisco Center Shopping Mall
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Business center
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Hotel Rex, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel

562 Sutter St San Francisco CA 94102

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Notable theaters, Union Square shopping, and the Powell Street cable car are all within two blocks of this boutique hotel. Complimentary weekday Town Car service is provided to downtown's Financial District, one-half mile away.

Named for Andrée Dutcher, an artist and the wife of poet Kenneth Rexroth, the book-lined café serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily, plus weekend brunch. The business center is reminiscent of an old-fashioned study—updated with computers providing complimentary high-speed Internet access. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available in the lobby.

Hotel Rex is a smoke-free property.

  • Concierge services 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Restaurant 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Meeting rooms 2 
  • Business center 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 94 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Number of floors - 7 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Wedding services 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Smoke-free property 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Premium bedding 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Free WiFi 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • LCD TV 

Where to Eat

Lobby Lounge - Literary-themed lounge with period furnishings, antique books, and art objects from around the world. Dinner, cocktails, complimentary evening wine reception. Enjoy satisfying American classics with unexpected European touches.

Nearby Things to Do

This San Francisco hotel does not have its own fitness facilities, but provides discounted access to a health club across the street. The club has an indoor pool and a full range of cardio and strength-training equipment. A rejuvenating massage can be arranged at a nearby health spa.

The hotel is one-half mile from Yerba Buena Gardens, which features an ice rink, playground, antique carousel, and arts center. Nearby public golf courses include the Presidio Golf Club and the Lincoln Park Golf Course. One mile from the hotel, the Embarcadero offers a waterfront walking/running path leading to Fisherman's Wharf. A classic San Francisco experience is a walk or bike ride across the Golden Gate Bridge, located 5 miles from the hotel. Parking is available at both ends of the bridge. The concierge can arrange free bicycles for guests.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Free bicycles on site 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 

Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the "Special or Accessibility Requests" section of "Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available at scheduled times. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Pets

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 50 per accommodation, per stay

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 20 per person (one way)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 49 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 50 per accommodation, per stay
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 25.00 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.