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5 neighbourhoods for urban heat-seekers to explore

4. The tech neighbourhood – Tendernob, San Francisco

…Wander a few blocks north and you’re in disputed land between seedy downtown San Fran and bourgeois Nob Hill. Some say Upper Tenderloin, others insist Lower Nob Hill; the compromise is the rather unfortunately named Tendernob. The area’s still got grit, but dense Twenties architecture swings between vaguely Parisian and flamboyantly Ottoman…And with Reddit now in the neighbourhood, across from the new Tilden Hotel (doubles from AED 770; 001-415-673 2332), it can only grow as the digi-developer’s top spot for keeping it real.

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Phoenix Magazine – Escape to the Coast

San Francisco is one of the most expensive cities in the country – in 2016, in fact, it was ranked No. 1 by GOBankingRates. It can be easy, then, to forget that San Fran was once the capital of free. Beat writers, anti-war protestors, artists and immigrants have always called the place home, managing to eke out rich lives despite having zero riches. .. Affordable and utterly cool, the Tilden was re-designed to be an oasis in the middle of the Tenderloin – AKA the last frontier in the face of San Francisco’s ever-expanding gentrification – with a hummingbird garden and a new craft cocktail bar and eatery called The Douglas Room.

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The Douglas Room Has a Very Absorbing Telenovela

With certain exceptions — like the Tonga Room or effortlessly glamorous Starlight Room in the Sir Francis Drake — hotel bars are seldom among the best spots for a cocktail. Even when they aim high and seduce you with elegant martinis, they’re often overpriced and six months too late for the trends they’re lunging at.

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The hottest hotel design trend? Hipster-inspired hospitality

We all know a hipster hotel when we see one — the reclaimed wood, repurposed materials, retro furniture, and a mustachioed hotel clerk who hands you a craft cocktail along with your old-fashioned room key at the front desk — which doubles as the lobby bar, of course.

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USA Today

Previously known as the Mark Twain Hotel, this hotspot in the ever-evolving Tenderloin area underwent a stunning multi-million dollar makeover in 2017. Perfectly situated on the edge of the Tenderloin and within a quick walk of Union Square, this stylish boutique hotel can offer the adventures of the Tenderloin and the more traditional tourist attractions all around Union Square.

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Renovations Breathe New Life Into 7 Boutique Hotels In San Francisco

The 221-room hotel’s new design was inspired by Mediterranean yachts and exotic ports. Guest rooms include yacht-style finishing. The renovation also includes a new design for the lobby and the full-service bar. The event and meeting space were redone with modern décor and new fixtures. Hotel Zoe also includes a sculpture designed and created by Shawn Man Roland. Pebblebrook Hotel Trust owns the property, and Nobel House Hotel and Resorts manages it.

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San Francisco Magazine

For Poetry Lovers: Tilden This modernist hotel, whose renovation wrapped in March, is decorated with local art and hosts a rotating roster of artists in residence. It’s even home to a poet in residence, Tenderloin-based Jesse Johnson, who can often be found at the hotel’s watering hole, the Douglas Room. There’s an expansive lobby and bar, where food is served until 1 a.m. The Hummingbird Garden, with lush greenery and a babbling brook, is an ideal spot to read a slim book of verse.

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11 Vodka Cocktails to Drink in Bars Now

In the boutique Tilden Hotel in downtown San Francisco, Mo Hodges and Brian Felley (of nearby Benjamin Cooper) bring their inspired cocktails and welcoming spirit to the menu at the new Douglas Room.

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11 Tequila Cocktails to Drink in Bars Now

With Mo Hodges and Brian Felley of nearby Benjamin Cooper behind the new Douglas Room, just opened early March near San Francisco’s Union Square in the Tilden Hotel, a warm welcome and excellent cocktails are a guarantee.

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Tilden hotel – San Francisco, USA

Thanks to openings like the Japanese bathhouse and tea room, Onsen, the gritty-around-the-edges Tenderloin may be San Francisco’s fastest changing nabe – and it finally has a hotel that it deserves. The 1928-built Mark Twain Hotel has undergone a top-to-bottom transformation to be reborn as the Tilden.

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What to Do in San Francisco: The Black Book

With a buzzing lobby bar designed by Studio Tack, this boutique spot in the the up-and-coming Tenderloin is squarely aimed at a hip, younger crowd—plus, the café is stocked with scones and brownies from local favorite Jane.

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Tilden Hotel – San Francisco, California, United States

In the edgy Tenderloin neighbourhood, the Tilden is an artistic, design-savvy remake of a vintage Art Deco hotel. Come for the cocktails, the social scene and rooms with clean-lined design, little luxuries and high-tech touches. There’s even a secret garden at the back. Public transit stops nearby.

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Inside the Lobby of The Tilden Hotel

Centered in San Francisco’s trendy and historic Tenderloin district, The Tilden Hotel exudes authenticity and personality. The hotel, which is located in a historic 1928 building, was entirely redesigned by founder Stephen Yang and designer Brian Smith.

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With Leisure and Conventions, Hotel Demand is Baked In

The Tilden Hotel was also completed in March 2017. The hotel is a Point Hospitality Group property led by Yang, who can count The NoMad and Ace Hotel Palm Springs among the feathers in his cap during his tenure with Square Mile Capital Partners, a controlling investor in both projects.

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Haute Hipster Hotel Alert: The Tilden Joins the Renaissance in the Tenderloin

The Tilden, a new boutique hotel in the former Hotel Mark Twain, is the latest in the neighborhood’s renaissance, following in the footsteps of Onsen, the Saratoga, Hero Shop, In Fiore, the Joint—all design-forward businesses drawing cultured San Franciscans (in droves) to the notoriously gritty area in search of a culinary, fashion, or beauty fix.

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Architectural Digest Germany, Magazine

Alternative Meetings in Northern California

Northern California has long been a hit with mega-meetings. In San Francisco alone, Moscone Center’s 2 million-square-foot collection of buildings has hosted everyone from Salesforce’s Dreamforce citywide to Meeting Professionals International’s Annual Conference.

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Habitat Magazine

Behind The Lyrics. The Tilden Hotel is the latest in a flurry of new galleries, bars and shops to hit the Tenderloin. Brooklyn-based Studio Tack designed the boutique inn and adjacent restaurant, the Douglas Room, with an eye toward 1970s glamour – the lobby sets the tone with its purple Harvey Prober tufted sofa and custom Ateller deTroupe chandelier. There’s even a poet in residence…

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PHOTO ESSAY: Creative And Unassuming Comfort At San Francisco’s Tilden Hotel

The Tilden Hotel, tucked away in San Francisco has been firmly added to our hotel lust list. Housed in an historic 1928 building and straddling the historic Union Square neighborhood and the vibrant, up-and-coming Tenderloin, acting like a little bridge between, the Tilden was entirely redesigned by owner Stephen Yang and designer Brian Smith.

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Try Large-Scale Plants

OK, maybe don’t attempt this one if you’re a serial plant-killer, but oversize greenery—like this money tree at San Francisco’s Tilden Hotel — helps make an otherwise minimal space feel inviting. In fact, flora of any kind instantly relaxes us, reinforcing the whole “escape” thing hotels do so well.

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Conde Nast Traveler Spain

Tenderloin siempre ha sido una parte de la ciudad a evitar. El nombre viene de los díasen que los policías cobraban un extra portrabajar en sus calles y, por tanto, podíanpermitirse comprar solomillo (su significadoliteral).

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