SAN FRANCISCO—Originally the Mark Twain Hotel, the Tilden Hotel recently opened in San Francisco’s Tenderloin District in October 2016, with rooms starting at $119. For a limited time, the hotel is offering guests 20 percent off of its regular reservation prices under a “Grand Opening Deal.”

The Tilden Hotel describes themselves as “a timeless San Francisco hotel and a pillar of the historic Tenderloin district,” on their website. The hotel building dates back to 1928 and comes equipped with a bar, cafe and eatery; other amenities include the Hummingbird Garden and complimentary tea.

One of the rooms at the Tilden Hotel in SF.
One of the rooms at the Tilden Hotel in San Francisco.

The Tilden “seeks to celebrate and contribute to the future of the Tenderloin” as stated on their website. The location of the hotel is within walking distance of several neighborhoods including, Union Square, Nob Hill, SoMa, and Pacific Heights.

One guest, Monica E. commented on the hotel’s Yelp page stating, “It is in a bit of a sketchy area, but it’s SF and there are homeless people pretty much everywhere.”

Another guest, Raquelle Z. wrote, “I decided to give this boutique hotel a fair chance and it proved to be a great experience. The location was ultra convenient.”