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.
Listen to cutting - edge artists at Treasure Island Festival 2014. Taking place on October 18 & 19, this outdoor festival features 2 full days of music. Dance for hours, ride the Ferris wheel & soak in the artistic atmosphere. Continue reading
You would be hard-pressed to find a better way to pass the time than by spending a day at the Bay Area Brew Festival. This annual event, which is scheduled for Saturday, August 16, 2014 at San Francisco's Fort Mason, features an inordinate amount of breweries inviting you to try their utterly unique beers. You'll also savor fine food truck fare and non-stop music courtesy of a dynamite DJ. Continue reading
If you've never been to Outside Lands in San Francisco, we recommend you go! Taking place August 8-10, 2014, the annual festival boasts live music from recording stars like Kanye West and Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, amazing food from Bay Area restaurants, and an assortment of local brews and wines. Continue reading
Hello guests of the Hotel Griffon! You guessed it, I'm at the Ferry Building Marketplace! Whenever I'm in the mood for some Blue Bottle Coffee, specialty cheese from Cowgirl Creamery or unique gifts, I walk on over to the Ferry Building Marketplace! San Francisco's Ferry Building is located just a short walk along the San Francisco Embarcadero from the Hotel Griffon and offers a number of local shops and restaurants to explore. Continue reading