Renovations Breathe New Life Into 7 Boutique Hotels In San Francisco

Renovations are breathing new life into San Francisco’s older boutique hotels. The new designs incorporate modern design and high-end finishes and expand services such as a larger fitness center, more lobby seating, and technology such as keyless entry and high-speed internet…The Tilden Hotel

Architect/Designer: Studio Tack and Stanton Architecture
Completion: March 2017

The former Hotel Mark Twain turned Tilden Hotel underwent a complete renovation. The lobby provides more communal seating for socializing, working, meeting and celebrating. Solid cherrywood walls and custom furniture constructed by Oakland-based designer Christopher Naefke are throughout the lobby.

The overarching theme of the design is organic textures and colors, clean lines and airy, well-lit spaces. The guest rooms offer a simple and serene design. The exterior was freshly painted and consists of a black tile base at lobby level and a white exterior.

The Hotel Mark Twain began operating as the Tilden Hotel in October 2016 with the renovation completed in March. The property’s new restaurant and bar, The Douglas Room, opened earlier this year…by Julie Littman