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. Literary events regularly unfold in the lobby bar, and the hotel's new Cafe is an enchanting blend of a Northern California cafe and authentic French bistro.
The newly renovated Hotel Rex features a 1920's look with a small elegant entrance.
Each of the 94 guestrooms, including 8 King Executive Rooms, and 2 one-bedroom suites are decorated with custom wall coverings, fresh fabrics, hand-painted lampshades and the work of local artisans. They include new pillow top mattresses, a two-line cordless phone with voicemail, high-speed Internet access cable TV, pay-per-view movies, CD player, honor bar, mini-refrigerator, writing desk, bathrobe, iron and board, electronic lock. ADA compliant and non-smoking rooms are available.
The hotel's restaurant features a cozy setting and the quintessentially Franco-Latino cuisine of Executive Chef, Jim Jardine. The restaurant showcases an enchanting and warm period design and is open for breakfast, lunch, dinner and weekend brunch.