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Hotel Emblem San Francisco, San Francisco

4-star4 stars
562 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA, 94102, United States of America

4-star hotel with bar/lounge, near City Lights Booksellers
  • Free WiFi in lobby
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Great location
Bar and Beverages
Bar is awesome
Fantastic service
Room is all right
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Hotel Emblem San Francisco, San Francisco

from $223 CAD
  • from $223 CAD
  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed
  • Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • Room, 2 Double Beds, Accessible
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible
  • Room, 1 Queen Bed, Accessible
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed
  • Premier Room, 1 King Bed
  • + 2 more

What’s around Hotel Emblem San Francisco, San Francisco

Top spots nearby

Recommended by this property

  • City Lights Booksellers (10-minute walk)
  • The Beat Museum (10-minute walk)
  • Lombard Street (16-minute walk)
  • Pier 39 (21-minute walk)
  • University of San Francisco (35-minute walk)
  • Palace of Fine Arts (37-minute walk)
  • Alcatraz Island (41-minute walk)
  • Golden Gate Bridge (6.3 km)
  • Golden Gate Park (6.5 km)
  • San Francisco State University (9.6 km)

Getting around

  • San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) - 27 min drive
  • Oakland, CA (OAK-Oakland Intl.) - 32 min drive
  • San Carlos, CA (SQL) - 36 min drive
  • Hayward, CA (HWD-Hayward Executive) - 37 min drive
  • Concord, CA (CCR-Buchanan Field) - 40 min drive
  • Novato, CA (NOT-Gnoss Field) - 44 min drive
  • San Francisco 22nd Street Station - 14 min drive
  • San Francisco 4th and King Station - 16 min drive
  • San Francisco Bayshore Station - 18 min drive
  • Valet parking (surcharge)

About Hotel Emblem San Francisco, San Francisco

Hotel Emblem is conveniently located in the theater district near San Francisco's Union Square. The Powell Street Cable Car line, with service to Fisherman's Wharf, Chinatown, and North Beach, is located 1 block away.

Hotel Features.
This Candra Scott & Anderson-designed property was inspired by the San Francisco art and literary salons that thrived during the 1920s and 1930s. The lobby is decorated with period furnishings, antiquarian books, collections of exotic objets d'art, original portraits, and murals. The Obscenity Bar and Lounge serves seasonal and globally inspired dishes. The hotel offers 1 complimentary afternoon glass of wine per guest. A business center is located in the Study Room. Function space includes the 1,100-sq-foot (102-sq-meter) Salon and the 800-square-foot RexRoth Room. Hotel Emblem offers complimentary Town Car transportation to the financial district and rents bicycles to guests during their stay.

This smoke-free property offers 96 guestrooms decorated with custom wall coverings, hand-painted lampshades, and works of art crafted by local artisans. Amenities include 55-inch cable smart TVs, iPod® docking stations, and cordless phones. Beds feature pillowtop mattresses. Wireless Internet access is included in the daily resort fee.

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 96 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 7 floors


  • Check-in time 3:00 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is noon

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Travelling with others


  • Pets allowed (dogs only) *


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • WiFi in rooms *



  • Valet parking *

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Taking the kids?
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
Food and drink
  • Continental breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • 24-hour room service
Things to do
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount)
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Segway rental/tour nearby
Working away
  • Number of meeting rooms - 3
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Year Built 1907
  • Elevator/lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Espresso maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding
Things to enjoy
  • In-room massage available
  • Separate sitting area
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 55-inch Smart TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • WiFi (surcharge)
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


Obscenity Bar and Lounge - Onsite cocktail bar. Open daily.

Bluestone Lane - Onsite coffee shop. Open daily.

Hotel Emblem San Francisco, San Francisco’s small print

Also known as

  • Hotel Rex San Francisco
  • Hotel Emblem
  • Hotel Rex San Francisco
  • Hotel Rex a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel
  • Hotel Rex
  • Rex San Francisco
  • Hotel Rex a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel
  • Hotel Emblem
  • Emblem San Francisco
  • Hotel Emblem San Francisco
  • Rex San Francisco
  • Emblem San Francisco


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

  • Resort fee: USD 25 per accommodation, per night

Resort fee inclusions:

  • Health club access
  • Sporting facilities or equipment
  • Nearby fitness center access
  • Shuttle service
  • Internet access (may be limited)
  • In-room coffee
  • Additional inclusions

Inclusions may be listed elsewhere on the page as free or for a surcharge.

Optional extras

Valet parking costs USD 58.00 per night with in/out privileges

Breakfast costs between USD 13 and USD 25 per person (approximately)

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 35 per accommodation, per night

WiFi is available in guestrooms for USD 25.00 per night (rates may vary)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Superb 9.0 From 11 reviews

Hotel Emblem San Francisco, San Francisco
Very Good8.0
Cute hotel in downtown San Fran
This is a good little hotel in downtown San Francisco, the big draws are the location, the low price and the clean/safe rooms. This is pretty close to Union Square San Francisco which is a tourist draw with upscale stores, it is also close to the more interesting parts of San Francisco. This hotel is cheaper than most chains, and many of its neighbours. Your Hiltons and Marriots can be twice as expensive as Hotel Emblem, the same with smaller non-luxury hotels. Hotel Emblem hits a sweet spot where prices are reasonable and the rooms are good. Not overly fancy with limited amenities, but the rooms are cool with a beatnik vibe.
Akintayo, us5 night business trip
Hotel Emblem San Francisco, San Francisco
Best in the area right now.
The Rex is now the Emblem. It is newly refurbished and I was there 2 nights. The restaurant and bar not yet open. Room and service is great. During the same trip I stayed at the Carlton and the Clift Sonora. The Emblem is better than both.
Baz, us1 night business trip
Hotel Emblem San Francisco, San Francisco
new hotel
Great new hotel, centrally located. Service at the front desk was amazing. The only drawback is the room was small even for 1 person, but the room faculties were outstanding.
Ester, il6 night business trip
Hotel Emblem San Francisco, San Francisco
Under Construction, but lovely
The hotel was in the last stages of remodel, so we didn't get to see or use the final product of the bar and cafe. The rooms were lovely: fresh, clean, well appointed. I loved the poetry quotes on the carpet, the fabulous art everywhere, the cozy bed, the giant TV, and the access to books...paying tribute to the old Hotel Rex, and its literary theme. Cookies, fruit and water dispenser in the hallway, also a treat.
Kirsten, us1 night family trip
Hotel Emblem San Francisco, San Francisco
Too Much Light
I was placed in a room near the outdoor sign. This was fine until I realised there were no shut-out blinds. The room was too bright during the night. I needed to hang towels over the window, but this had minimum effect
A Traveler, au1 night business trip

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Hotel Emblem San Francisco, San Francisco

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