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.
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
Want to see the holiday fireworks from a new and thrilling perspective? Hornblower Cruises San Francisco offer holiday excursions throughout the day and night with food, drink, live entertainment and exceptional views of the action. Make your reservations now to experience a memorable cruise for the 4th of July. Continue reading
Discover an amazing collection of boutique shops when you visit the Embarcadero, San Francisco's premier shopping destination for unique items and gifts. This massive commercial complex spans almost 10 acres, and features numerous specialty boutiques, services and restaurants along with the famous Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. Continue reading