Tilden Hotel

Union Square, San Francisco

The hotel

This stylish yet unfussy boutique hotel is a great find. Named after sculptor Douglas Tilden, there’s artwork lining the walls and it has a hip yet homely feel. It’s quite a gathering place too — grab a latte in the curbside coffee shop or chill out a while in the lobby, then later maybe head to the restaurant for dinner and enjoy an expertly hand-crafted cocktail at the social bar area.

Amenities

  • Bar
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre/Gym
  • Internet Access
  • Close to City Centre
  • Restaurant

Where is it

A 6-minute walk from Union Square, close to excellent shopping, and dining.

Hotel information

116 rooms. All with ceiling fan, flat-screen TV, WiFi*, mini-bar*, tea/coffee-making facilities, alarm clock with bluetooth speaker and USB outlets, hairdryer, iron and board, and safe. Standard Rooms have two double beds, sleeping maximum 4 adults or 2 adults and 2 children. 

Deluxe Rooms have either 1 king-size bed or 1 queen-size bed, sleeping maximum 2 adults and 1 child. 

The Douglas Room (restaurant and bar, open for breakfast, dinner and late-night drinks, and brunch only on Sundays). Tilden Café (coffees, snacks and pastries). 24-hour fitness centre. Room service (Mon–Sat). WiFi (included in resort fee).

This hotel has a resort fee of $29 plus tax per room, per day (payable locally, subject to change)

Resort fee includes: - $10 daily credit for The Douglas Room Restaurant & Bar - WiFi - Coffee and tea 6:00am–6:00pm - Access to fitness centre - Same-day garment pressing and shoe shine. Resort fee, tax and inclusions are subject to change - please see hotel check-in for current inclusions available to you upon arrival.

*Denotes local charge

Rating summary

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Traveller rating

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Feb 6, 2020 Joe D Atkinson, New Hampshire

Stayed here for 6 nights while attending a trade show. The staff is friendly and very accommodating. I was impressed with the level of service. They have a nice breakfast with all items cooked to order. Tea and coffee complimentary throughout the day. Rooms are a good size for the single business traveler.
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Welcoming Crew and Great Atmosphere

Jan 27, 2020 jselden1

The staff was extremely helpful. Parking my car was such an easy process with their valet service. Joseph and Ayana were welcoming the moment I walked in. The lobby has a really hip vibe. The location is really close to union square. Definitely felt comfortable and clean; Will stay there again.
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Jan 8, 2020 BonnieEncinitas Encinitas, California

We purchased rooms for this hotel on Travelzoo and were not sure what we would find. Well, the staff over our 5 day 4 night stay were exceptional. Thank you Tre, Ayana, Joseph and Mario. I even asked them as about their training. The rooms are lovely. Not large, but serviceable. The bathrooms are decorated circa 1950, which is cute. The… Read more
We purchased rooms for this hotel on Travelzoo and were not sure what we would find. Well, the staff over our 5 day 4 night stay were exceptional. Thank you Tre, Ayana, Joseph and Mario. I even asked them as about their training. The rooms are lovely. Not large, but serviceable. The bathrooms are decorated circa 1950, which is cute. The restaurant was good. I will definitely stay here again. And Union Squareis only 2 blocks away! Read less
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Jan 4, 2020 LightPacker101900

Friendly Staff, Clean, and very convenient location. Highly recommend it to any guest looking to stay close to Union Square and shopping. The valet parking staff was super helpful and friendly a well as the lobby staff and the bartenders.
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Great place if you're going to the Warfield Theater

Jan 3, 2020 brittledust

Everything was great Hotel wise. My only issue is that I used my bank account debt card to book the room. I payed cash at check out. They've been holding 439 dollars for over 2 days now and late fees for bills I had to pay after NYE are happening from this hold. Really sucks for people living paycheck to paycheck. Just a warning to folks that are… Read more
Everything was great Hotel wise. My only issue is that I used my bank account debt card to book the room. I payed cash at check out. They've been holding 439 dollars for over 2 days now and late fees for bills I had to pay after NYE are happening from this hold. Really sucks for people living paycheck to paycheck. Just a warning to folks that are poor like me. Don't book if you don't have a credit card. I'm paying big time for that stupid mistake. Read less