Room type

Deluxe Room, 1 Queen Bed

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Deluxe Room, 1 Queen Bed, Accessible

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Deluxe Room, 2 Double Beds

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Executive Room, 1 King Bed

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Suite, 1 Bedroom

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)


Get an overview of this hotelLiterary-themed downtown San Francisco retreat

With a stay at Hotel Rex, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel, you'll be centrally located in San Francisco, steps from Un-Scripted Theater Company and SF Playhouse.

This romantic hotel is close to Union Square and Lombard Street.

Make yourself at home in one of the 94 air-conditioned rooms featuring iPod docking stations and LCD televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature designer toiletries and complimentary toiletries. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and desks.

Make use of convenient amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and wedding services.

Enjoy a meal at a restaurant or in a coffee shop/café. Or stay in and take advantage of the hotel's room service (during limited hours). Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.

Featured amenities include a business center, limo/town car service, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby.

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


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Climate control 
  • 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 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Free WiFi 
  • iPod docking station 
  • 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. 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.

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


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 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

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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Awards & Affiliations

  • This property is affiliated with the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) and welcomes lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) guests.
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