Book your room at Hotel Rex, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel
Deluxe Room, 1 Queen BedMax Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)
Deluxe Room, 1 King BedMax Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)
Executive RoomMax Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)
Deluxe Room, 2 Double BedsMax Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)
Suite, 1 BedroomMax Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)
Literary-themed downtown San Francisco retreat
Close to cable car
Named for San Francisco poet Kenneth Rexroth, this smoke-free, boutique hotel is within 2 blocks of Union Square and the Powell Street cable car; the Moscone Convention Center is a half-mile away.
Wine, jazz, books
Antique books and portraits line the walls of the historic San Francisco hotel, which hosts a wine hour, literary events, and live jazz in the lounge. A café at Hotel Rex serves French-Latino fare.
Air of Provence
A French Provençal color palette pervades the 94 guestrooms of Hotel Rex. All feature pure-cotton linens, down duvets, bathrobes, hand-painted lampshades, CD players, and high-speed Internet access.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
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.
- Free WiFi
- Coffee shop or café
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Valet parking (surcharge)
- Business center
- Meeting rooms 2
- Use of nearby fitness center (discount)
- Concierge services
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- 24-hour front desk
- Limo or Town Car service available
- Free newspapers in lobby
- Multilingual staff
- Wedding services
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Luggage storage
- Smoke-free property
- Number of floors - 7
- Total number of rooms - 94
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Valet parking (surcharge)
- Free WiFi
- iPod docking station
- Room service (limited hours)
- LCD TV
- Cable TV service
- Premium bedding
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- Shower/tub combination
- Cribs/infant beds available
- Daily housekeeping
- In-room childcare (surcharge)
- In-room massage available
- Hair dryer
- In-room safe
- Designer toiletries
- Free toiletries
- Iron/ironing board
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Air conditioning
- Climate control
- Private bathroom
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. Appetizers such as carpaccio (thin-sliced raw beef), Cheese Crepes with Truffles.
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.
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Check-out time is noon
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Cribs (infant beds) are available.
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
No rollaway/extra beds available
- Valet parking fee: USD 45 per night (in/out privileges)
Awards & Affiliations
- This property is affiliated with the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) and welcomes lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) guests.