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.
Grab your running or walking shoes & make your way to Polo Fields in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park at 8:00 a.m. on November 27(Thanksgiving Day). That's when folks will gather for the 12th Annual Turkey Trot, featuring a 5-mile run & 3-mile walk. Continue reading
Get in the holiday spirit by heading down to San Francisco's PIER 39 on November 22 or November 23 at 6:00 p.m. for the annual Tree Lighting Celebration. Enjoy a stunning 60-foot tree, singing, & special visit by characters from Disneyland(r) Resort. Continue reading
There are many different ways to bring in the holidays in San Francisco. One of the most unique is Grand Nave Illumination at the Ferry Building on November 21 at 3:00 p.m. It will be lit up in style by a string of lights hung from the iron trusses. Continue reading
One of the highlights of the holiday season in San Francisco is ice skating at the Holiday Ice Rink at Embarcadero Center along the waterfront. This ice rink is just minutes from the Hotel Griffon. Continue reading