Welcome to the Hotel Griffon blog! Stay up-to-date on everything that's going on around our boutique hotel on the Embarcadero waterfront in downtown San Francisco. Featuring events, things to do and special offers, our hotel blog will keep you current on all of the latest happenings, including nearby attractions such as the Ferry Building, AT&T Park, Pier 39 and more.
Could you escape from Alcatraz? Find out this June 7 when you sign up for the Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon. This grueling event features a swim from the notorious island, followed by a bike ride and a run. Continue reading
Now in its fifth year, the SF Green Film Festival explores environmental themes relevant to today's people and the planet we inhabit. Come out and learn something new during the special screenings and social occasions starting May 28, 2015. Continue reading
Opening Day on the Bay has been a big deal in San Francisco since 1917. In 2015, people flock from all over to see the Boat Parade as hundreds of vessels set sail for boating season. This year, get a VIP viewing on a swanky champagne brunch cruise. Continue reading
Swim, bike and run in a setting you'll never forget. Dare to see if you can Escape from Alcatraz on a daring excursion where you'll plunge in the San Francisco Bay, cycle along the scenic Great Highway, and trot beside the Golden Gate Bridge. Continue reading
Sample the best beer in San Francisco and beyond at the International Beer Festival. Now in its 32nd year, the special event overlooks the Bay at the historic Fort Mason Center. Come out for craft brews and delicious food from a dozen local vendors. Continue reading