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Our history

  • 1938

Gastone Vanucci,at the tender age of 11,starts moving his first steps into business by selling postcards on the beach to the first tourists on vacation in Riccione.Ever since then he is suddenly distinguished for his remarkable imprenditorial spirit.

  • 1952

Brothers Albo and Gastone Vanucci started work in the hospitality trade by managing the Giulietta guesthouse till 1955. Between them is their mother Ida, whose recipes are still included in our menus.

  • 1955

Inspired by the Rex, the famous transatlantic winner of the "Blue Ribbon" in 1933, the first designs were prepared for the Hotel Rex.

  • 1956

The Vanucci Brothers opened the Hotel Rex.

  • 1958

Too many guests! The hotel grew by two storeys.

  • 1960

The Hotel Rex staff.

  • 1971

Note the safety equipment (lifebuoys on all the balconies!)

  • 1978

A fourth storey of rooms had to be added.

  • 1981

Thorough restyling.

  • 2011

The way we are today.

At the helm of the Rex today

In the summer of 2003 the management passed definitively into the hands of Franco and Maurizio, who have always worked on board the Rex, continuing to sail the course charted by their father Gastone, a constant believer in TRADITION, HOSPITALITY and INNOVATION as the essential ingredients for perfect holidays.