San Francisco

Tilden Hotel

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Why We Love It

  • Boutique hotel opened in 2016
  • Locally sourced food, furniture and artwork found throughout the property
  • Less than a 10-minute walk from Union Square’s upscale shopping and dining
  • The lobby retail bar offers an array of useful items for purchase

Like the neighborhood it calls home, The Tilden embraces authenticity and personality -- Lodging Magazine
76%
Enjoyed This
(62 Member Ratings)
"Modern rooms & fixtures, nice amenities on property"
Angela
30. Sep 2017
chicago, IL, USA

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Map & Directions

The hotel is about a 25-minute drive from San Francisco International Airport, and visitors can expect to pay approximately $60 in cab fare to reach the destination.

Rooms & Rates

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Overview

Opened in October 2016, Tilden Hotel is steps from posh shops and restaurants and serves as a bridge between Union Square and San Francisco's up-and-coming Tenderloin district. Known as an artist’s enclave, the neighborhood maintains the gritty appearance of its rougher days but is experiencing a resurgence of galleries and studios. The boutique hotel’s 1928 façade was kept intact, while the building was overhauled from top to bottom. Open, airy spaces feature cherry wood walls, and the property embraces the local community by curating artwork, furniture and even minibar snacks from small Californian businesses.

The intimate property has just 118 rooms and suites, each featuring white walls with sharp, high-gloss black trimmings as well as handcrafted wood headboards and plantation shutters over the large windows. Modern amenities like iHome docking stations, free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and minifridges come standard, as well as toiletries by Malin + Goetz and Marvis. Guests can choose between two double beds or one queen/king bed; for additional space, guests can upgrade to suites with second bathrooms and separate living areas with sofa beds. All accommodations feature keyless entry, allowing visitors to access their rooms through an app.

Guests can enjoy Equator Coffee as well as a slew of teas and breakfast pastries at the newly open Cafe at the Tilden. The Douglas Room, also open as of February 2017, is a cocktail-focused restaurant serving seasonal California cuisine to pair with craft spirits and liquors from across the globe. Room service is available from the restaurant. Guests have access to the hotel’s limited fitness center 24 hours a day, and the hummingbird garden found on the ground floor is a quiet retreat from the bustling city beyond the gate.

From the press:
  • "Look for custom artwork by local artist Jenny Kiker throughout the place" – Fathom Away Guides

Amenities

General Limited Fitness facilities are available.

  • Gym / fitness center
  • Pet-friendly
  • 100% smoke-free

Services

  • 24-hour security
  • Concierge service
  • Shuttle service (fees apply)

Room amenities

  • Fridge
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Mini bar
  • Safe
  • Sitting area
  • Flatscreen TV

Internet

  • Complimentary Internet access
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in guest rooms
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout

Bathroom

  • Luxury toiletries

Parking A Parking Fee of $50 plus tax, $70 plus tax for oversized cars per day applies and will be added to your bill at the hotel.  This rate is subject to change at the discretion of the property.
Local area parking is approximately $40 plus tax per night.

  • Parking (fees apply)

Accessibility

  • Accessible meeting room

Please note: Some amenities and services may not be available in all rooms or may incur an additional charge. Please check with the hotel.

Policies

Check-in: Standard Time is 3pm.

Minimum age required to check in: 18.

Checkout: Standard Time is 12pm.

Children and additional guests: Children up to the age of 12 stay free of charge when sharing parents’ room and using existing bedding (on request).
Crib available on request; free of charge for children up to the age of 2.
Extra beds are not available.
Extra person charge is $20 per person, per night.
Charges will be added to your bill at the hotel.

Pets: Pets are allowed on request; 2 dogs per room with a maximum combined weight limit not to exceed 50 pounds and be charged and $50 fee per stay and additional $100 refundable cleaning deposit.
Breed restrictions may apply.
Charges will be added to your bill at the hotel.

Fees: Effective August 3, 2017 an Amenity Fee of $22.13 
(inclusive of tax) per night is additional and will be added to the total price at check-out. This fee includes:
• Hot, fresh coffee and tea during your stay each day from 6:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Unlimited newspaper and magazine downloads from around the globe through PressReader
• High-speed Wi-Fi access
• One complimentary munchie at The Douglas Room
• Board game rentals
• Doggie welcome amenity and bowls
• Discounts on museum tickets and select area stores
• Discounts on items in the hotel retail center
• Delivery fee waived when you order Brown-bag Room Service
• 24-hour fitness room with a Peloton bike and a Concept 2 row machine
• Yoga mats
• Same-day garment pressing and shoe shine
• Unlimited local calls
• Bag storage before or after check-out
• Holding of packages you have shipped

THIS FEE WILL INCREASE TO $27.95 EFFECTIVE 1.1.2018.

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

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Customer Service available 24 hours

Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

The room rates listed are for double occupancy per room unless otherwise stated and exclude tax recovery charges and service fees.

It is the responsibility of the hotel chain and/or the individual property to ensure the accuracy of the photos displayed. Travelzoo is not responsible for any inaccuracies in the photos.

76%
Enjoyed This
(62 Member Ratings)
Ratings & reviews reflect verified member feedback for Tilden Hotel (formerly the Hotel Mark Twain) (part of Point Hospitality) over the past 15 months.
3.9 Ambiance
4.0 Location
3.5 Rooms
4.4 Quality of Service
4.0 Value for the Money
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Enjoyed Most
The price
spring 06. Nov 2017 Castle Rock, CO, USA
Enjoyed Most
Modern rooms & fixtures, nice amenities on property
Other Comments
The on-site coffee shop and bar are cool stops. Rooms have modern updates and fixtures. The $20 Travelzoo credit per day is great.
Angela 30. Sep 2017 chicago, IL, USA
Travelzoo Deal Expert
Enjoyed Most
The location.
Other Comments
Short walk to Union Square. Friendly staff. Very clean.
Judith L. 14. Sep 2017 Mexico, MO, USA
Enjoyed Most
Location.
Other Comments
Room was uncomfortably warm.
Lisa 12. Sep 2017 Solon, OH, USA
Enjoyed Most
Comfortable beds, free mini bar, close to shopping and restaurants.
Other Comments
This was our first time staying at this hotel and would stay here again. We've stayed in several different hotels in SF. Location was close by shopping and restaurants. They have a little cafe inside the hotel where we had pastries every morning. There's a breakfast/lunch place right next door. Valet parking was a bit pricey but there are parking garages close by. Mini bar had a great selection and was restocked daily at no charge. Overall it was a great deal.
Nichole 11. Sep 2017 Roseville, CA, USA
Enjoyed Most
Location and cost.
Other Comments
Nice boutique hotel in a good location. Only complaint is that the hotel did not have AC.
Jeremy 11. Sep 2017 Denver, CO, USA
Enjoyed Most
Location
Other Comments
Staff is very good and very helpful
Teresa 10. Sep 2017 Coarsegold, CA, USA
Enjoyed Most
Location and cleanliness
Other Comments
The fan in the room did not work, nor did the windows open during the heat wave
Juhi 07. Sep 2017 Lansing, MI, USA
Enjoyed Most
The staff was super nice and the cafe makes great espresso drinks and carries excellent croissants.
Other Comments
The Tilden is NOT a four star hotel as stated on the TravelZoo deal. Found out other websites rate it a three star hotel. Did Carina Stebbins actually stay there before writing about the Tilden? The hotel has been "updated" but not "overhauled" from top to bottom. Too little money was spent on the remodel. Most upsetting, and why we left after one night, is that there is no air conditioning whatsoever in the room. A 6th floor room will need cooling from time to time in any event and we happened to be in San Francisco during a heat wave. The room temperature was intolerable. We also found the room to be very noisy between the street noise (racing motorcycles and homeless) and the lack of soundproofing between rooms. We could hear the people next door snoring, sneezing and talking. The bathroom is one of the smallest ever. You couldn't stand squarely in front of the tiny sink because the toilet was in the way. The large closet had no door and no light inside. No Marvis in the room
Brooke 05. Sep 2017 Ventura, CA, USA
Enjoyed Most
Check out time
Other Comments
When we arrived they told us how lucky we were that a suite was available. They put us in a suite on the ninth floor where it was about ninety degrees all night long! No sleep and sweaty all night!!!!
Katherine 04. Sep 2017 Vacaville, CA, USA

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