Get an overview of this hotelNewly renovated hotel near San Francisco's Union Square

Central city location

The updated 1928 San Francisco hotel is 3 blocks from Union Square shopping, a cable car line, and a BART station. Moscone Convention Center is 8 blocks from Tilden Hotel.

Internet, fitness

Tilden Hotel offers complimentary wireless Internet access throughout the hotel and a complimentary wired Internet access technology bar with iPads and a printer in the lobby.

Comforts of home

This San Francisco hotel's guestrooms are newly renovated, with louvered shutters, windows that open, in-room safes, ceiling fans, and 42-inch flat screen TVs.

Renovations & Closures

The property will be renovating from 08 October 2016 to 10 October 2016 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:
  • Bar/lounge
  • Business center
  • Dining venue
  • Fitness facilities
  • Front desk
  • Lobby
Alternate facilities are located offsite and include:
  • Health club
The following facilities will be closed from 08 October 2016 to 30 November 2016 (dates subject to change):
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness facilities
During renovations, the hotel will make every effort to minimize noise and disturbance.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Centrally located Tilden Hotel offers complimentary wireless Internet access throughout the lobby. Assistance with faxes, printing, and photocopies is offered at the front desk.

Guests can enjoy a drink at the bar in the lobby. Guests also have complimentary access to the hotel's 24-hour exercise room, equipped with cardio and strength-training equipment. Valet parking is also available for a fee.

This is a smoke-free property. Fines apply for smoke-free violations.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 118 
  • Number of floors - 9 
  • Concierge services 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Meeting rooms 2 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Garden 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Long-term parking (surcharge) 
  • Year Built 1928 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 2 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Free WiFi 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Long-term parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Rainfall showerhead 
  • Desk 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • MP3 docking station 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Individually furnished 
  • Individually decorated 

Where to Eat

Enjoy a drink at Bar 345. Indulge in an early evening cocktail and light appetizers (currently closed for renovation).

Nearby Things to Do

Guests have access to the hotel's 24-hour fitness center. Four miles away, the Presidio Golf Course is a public 18-hole course deep inside the city's verdant park near the Golden Gate Bridge. The course is lined with century-old eucalyptus and pine trees, and was originally reserved for use by the military. In 1995, the Presidio became a national park, and the golf course went public.

Fees may apply to the above amenities.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Segway rental/tour nearby 
  • Helicopter/airplane tours on site 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 12 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 50 per accommodation, per stay, plus a deposit of USD 50.00 per stay
  • Dogs only
  • 2 per room (up to 25 lb)
  • Restrictions apply
  • For more information contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

No rollaway/extra beds available


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Valet parking fee: USD 49.00 per day
  • Pet deposit: USD 50.00 per stay
  • Pet fee: USD 50 per accommodation, per stay
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

Up to 2 children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. 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. Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section).

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