Book your room at Hotel Rex, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel

Room type

Deluxe Room, 1 Queen Bed

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Executive Room

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Deluxe Room, 2 Double Beds

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Suite, 1 Bedroom

Max 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.

Hotel Rex, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel

At your hotel

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
  • Complimentary newspapers in lobby
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount)
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Bar/lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Meeting rooms
  • Business center
  • Porter/bellhop
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Total number of rooms - 94
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Multilingual staff
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Number of floors - 7
  • Elevator/lift
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Wedding services
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free wired high-speed Internet
  • Luggage storage
  • Smoke-free property
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Stay connected

Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi

Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Park your car

Valet parking (surcharge)

In your room

  • Pay movies
  • Premium bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Climate control
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Air conditioning
  • Phone
  • Minibar
  • Designer toiletries
  • Bathrobes
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room massage available
  • Shower/tub combination
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Cable TV service
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • iPod docking station
  • LCD TV
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Eat and drink

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.

Play

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-and-beauty 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 (four miles away) and the Lincoln Park Golf Course (six miles away). 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, five miles from the hotel. Parking is available at both ends of the bridge. The concierge can arrange bike rentals.

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

  • Golfing nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
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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
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Braille or raised signage
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

The fine print for Hotel Rex, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel

When you arrive

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

When you leave

Check-out time is noon

How you can pay

Accepted at this hotel: MasterCard, Visa, American Express, Discover

Your pets

Pets allowed

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.

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Fees

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