Category Travel Tips

1 Mar

Boutique Hotel near Spring Activities in San Francisco

Believe it or not—and depending on how snow- and ice-blasted your location is, you may choose not—spring is just around the corner, and that season of rebirth and renewal happens to be a fabulous time to visit San Francisco. Join us at Tilden Hotel to soak up the perfumed breezes of the Bay Area, and you’ll […]

20 Feb

Boutique Hotel Near San Francisco’s Best Museums

  With boutique Downtown San Francisco accommodations at Tilden Hotel, you’re wonderfully close to the finest museums in the City by the Bay—which, by extension, puts you wonderfully close to some of the best museums in the world. Rather than a full list of San Francisco museums close to our hotel near Union Square, we’ll offer […]

23 Jan

Romantic San Francisco Getaways at the Tilden

San Francisco reliably makes it on those frequent lists rounding up the most romantic cities in the U.S., and in fact we’d propose that the place holds its own with any city in the world in that department. Thus the City by the Bay delivers the perfect destination for Valentine’s Day, which will be upon us before […]

20 Jan

Kung Hei Fat Choy

As a guest at Tilden Hotel, you’re poised to take in all that Downtown San Francisco has to offer. That includes one of the city’s most famous neighborhoods—indeed, one of the most famous neighborhoods of any American urban center: Chinatown, the largest Chinese enclave anywhere in the world outside of Asia and the “original” of […]

17 Dec

Tilden Hotel – Hotel near San Francisco New Year’s Celebrations

Give 2019 a farewell pat on the back and roll out the red carpet for 2020 with a New Year’s getaway to San Francisco at Tilden Hotel! We’re the perfect place to experience the holiday in the City by the Bay, which needless to say knows how to mark the occasion with pizzazz, and meanwhile […]

17 Dec

Tilden Hotel – Best Winter Activities in San Francisco

San Francisco may not turn into a snow-covered winterscape this time of year, but that doesn’t mean there’s not a whole slew of seasonal attractions on tap. From festive holiday happenings to natural spectacles, the City by the Bay delivers in the winter fun and wonderment departments on every count. Tilden Hotel offers you an […]

25 Nov

Hella Holidays in San Francisco

The Most Wonderful Things To Do For The Holidays in San Francisco Enjoy a Thanksgiving Feast On the Town in San Francisco Wonderful as it can be to host a Thanksgiving dinner with family or friends, sometimes you want a holiday meal you don’t have to spend hours preparing—and then hours cleaning up after. Spending […]

14 Nov

Thanksgiving Travel Guide for San Francisco Hotel

Considering a getaway for Turkey Day this year? Well, look no further than Tilden Hotel in the heart of San Francisco, where you can enjoy decked-out boutique accommodations, great holiday-season attractions, and some gourmet Thanksgiving dining—without the cleanup! Here’s an overview of some of the activities you’ve got at your fingertips on a Tilden Hotel […]

12 Sep

Best Day Trips Near Boutique San Francisco Hotel

There is, of course, an endless spectrum of things to do in San Francisco, one of the most beautiful and dynamic cities in the world. But what’s even better about a getaway to the City by the Bay is the plenitude of fabulous attractions within a day’s drive: from natural wonders to charming seaside towns […]

12 Aug

Inside Business Travel Tips From Tilden Hotel

Given our downtown location, our sophisticated boutique setup, and our fantastic amenities and service, it’s no surprise Tilden Hotel welcomes so many business travelers here in San Francisco. To help you get ready for your next business trip, here are some miscellaneous tips we’ve rounded up for making your travels as streamlined and hassle-free as […]

17 Jul

Live Like A Local Near Boutique San Francisco Hotel

Join us for boutique luxury near Union Square this summer, and your Tilden Hotel guest room or suite will provide you the perfect base to dive into the one-of-a-kind character of the City by the Bay. Not long ago here at the blog, we spotlighted 10 must-do San Francisco summer activities and events; today, we’re […]

26 Apr

Doing It For the Gram

Urban Dictionary defines ‘doing it for the gram’ as doing things in your life so you can take pictures and show off on Instagram.  Is doing it for the gram really so bad?  For travel, it inspires us to do more and see more and be a part of the picture. According to a study […]

19 Mar

Spectacular Spring in San Francisco

8 Reasons To Love Spring in San Francisco It’s always a welcome sight to see the sun in the sky and get that feeling that spring is here at last.  The nights are getting longer and soon the clocks will be going back. Spring has arrived, and it’s time to plan that ever-popular Spring Vacation. But where […]

26 Feb

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in San Francisco

St. Patrick’s Day has become a celebration of all things Irish. But who was St. Patrick? Learn why St. Patrick became a figure larger than life and how the festivities have changed over the centuries. Most public celebrations include quite large quantities of alcohol. Many families serve corned beef, cabbage, and mint chocolate pies every […]

24 Jan

Date Night, San Francisco Style

When it comes to getting away there is no better reason than spending time alone with the one you love. Planning the perfect romantic getaway requires a little ingenuity and a whole lot of forethought but it is definitely a vacation that is worth the effort. Just spending time alone together can be made all […]

7 Jan

Meditation: True Bliss Within

The Art of Meditation At the close of the year, we often find ourselves thinking ahead to the next year. We think about all the things we didn’t accomplish this year, and vow to accomplish them next year. Few of us take the time to reflect on the past year and look at our successes […]

28 Dec

Best New Year’s Resolution – Have More Fun!

Have you ever made a New Year’s resolution before? If you have, chances are you’ve tried to lose weight, advance your career, learn a new hobby or achieve some other such goal to reinvent yourself. All of these goals require a long-standing commitment and many fizzle out, leaving you feeling unsatisfied. Now’s the time to […]

20 Dec

Celebrate New Year’s Eve in San Francisco

Best Ways To Celebrate New Year’s Eve in San Francisco If you’re looking to celebrate the New Year in San Francisco, you’re in luck. There are a plethora of great ways to celebrate New Year’s Eve in San Francisco.  There are many fun activities and events taking place throughout the city to help get 2019 […]

1 Dec

Holidays in San Francisco

5 Most Wonderful Things To Do For The Holidays in San Francisco It’s here, the season of go, go, go. The time of year when there is so much to do, and you want everything to be magical.  With so many events, shopping to be done and making plans for everyone all while working a […]

19 Oct

7 Savvy Ways To Save On Your Next Trip

Looking to spend time away without spending a ton of money? Your wanderlust doesn’t have to directly compete with your desire to save. With a few smart tips and tricks, you can cut costs and make the most out of your trip. These seven savings strategies make travel more accessible, enjoyable and affordable than ever […]