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.
Art is the cultural heart of San Francisco, and no place reflects this more than the de Young Museum. With an impressive array of exhibits each year, the first quarter of 2015 brings masterpieces from Botticelli, Monet, and African art to the Bay. Continue reading
The Ferry Building is known as a gourmet destination with a focus on local foods & goods- perfect for that foodie in your life. The Embarcadero Center offers reduced rates on validated parking, and is home to retailers like The Gap & L'Occitane. Continue reading
"Reality is Relative" is the theme of KURIOS, the Cirque du Soleil event taking place in San Francisco this fall and winter. Taking place Under the Big Top by AT&T Ballpark, this is sure to be a show you won't soon forget. Continue reading
Treat yourself to a delightful San Francisco cocktail, the American Irish Coffee at the place where it was invented, the Buena Vista Café. The Powell & Hyde cable car passes right by, so you can make a day of exploring North Beach & Fisherman's Wharf Continue reading
Kick off the holidays in style. Bring the whole family out to Ghirardelli Square in San Francisco's North Beach/Fisherman's Wharf district for the 50th annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony. There will be fun for everyone. Continue reading