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The Rex Hotel

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  • Excellent31%
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  • Average24%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“jazz bar”(23 reviews)
“live jazz”(12 reviews)
“great jazz”(8 reviews)
Free Wifi
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2.5 Star Hotel
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All reviewsjazz barlive jazzgreat jazzprivate bathroomshared facilitiesfree coffee and toastemergency vehiclesuntil midnightqueen streetsingle roomcn towercentral locationearly arrivaldecent bathroomqueen st westminute walk from union stationbasic hotel
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Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

The Rex is a great basic hotel. Now with that said the Rex is a jazz nightclub bar. This is first and foremost. When you check in there is no desk, no real staff you go to the bar and get your room key, of...More

3  Thank Daniel B
Reviewed 23 June 2016

If you are looking for just a basic hotel at a great price, that is walking distance from union station, and provides Jazz music almost all day, then this is for you. The rooms are not fancy, but for the money it was a great...More

2  Thank Margaret38338
Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

Great service, ambiance, and clean rooms. Don't judge this place by the outlook. Enjoy beer at their terrace facing the Main Street smack in the middle of the city at day time, and more drinks inside at night listening to live jazz music (free cover...More

1  Thank hungryritual
Reviewed 17 May 2016

I booked for a room with a common toilet and shower. The room itself has all the basic necessities such as a wash basin, body and face towel, TV with lots of channels, room heater, a chair and a single bed. No cupboard however. The...More

1  Thank MHeidir
Reviewed 20 March 2016

The hotel is very cool and the bar downstairs is awesome, the service is great and the ambience is very musical. The location of the hotel is great and it's a very good place to stay. I definitely will come back next time.

1  Thank dominguezdaniel
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Queen Street and West Queen West
Known as the Art & Design District, West Queen West is
one of the most energetic and dynamic of Toronto's
neighborhoods. Along with its great modernist museums,
clubs, and restaurants, it's home to some of the
funkiest specialty shops, ranging from clothing to
stationary to collectables, and caters to niche and
vintage shoppers of all kinds. That makes it a mecca
for creatives, including hobbyists designers, writers,
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lucia148
10 February 2018|
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Response from Elda P | Reviewed this property |
Yes , only for the hotel guests.
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lucia148
13 January 2018|
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Response from Haligrrl | Reviewed this property |
You could probably get a bit from the bar
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lucia148
27 December 2017|
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Response from Haligrrl | Reviewed this property |
It's not far, but if you are taking a taxi the traffic might things difficult. You could also walk from the Rex, it would take no more than half an hour unless you have little kids. My choice would be to have lunch/dinner a... More
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"Ask for room with view on Queen St. West for nice view but more noise"
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"Although the music from the bar is not loud, the 2nd floor would be quieter"
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"Ask for a 2nd floor room if you need to sleep early since you won't hear the jazz music from there"
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"Rooms on the second floor are quieter."
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