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.
San Francisco offers a variety of ways to celebrate St. Patrick's Day. You'll find something that peaks your interest, whether you're looking to down a few green beers, take in a festive parade or participate in the city's annual 12K race across the Golden Gate Bridge. Continue reading
Well folks, were you able to guess the name of the famous San Francisco artwork that's sharing the spotlight with me in the photo? It's Cupid's Span by Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen. Continue reading
Browse a massive collection of eclectic gift items, gourmet goods, collectibles, handicrafts, home furnishings and fashion apparel at the San Francisco International Gift Fair this February 15-18 at the Moscone Center. An exciting wholesale trade show that attracts hundreds of top-tier retailers, this large exposition showcases cutting-edge design and unique consumer merchandise. Continue reading
Experience the colorful cultures of San Francisco at the Chinese New Year Parade on Saturday, February 15. This annual festival features a long procession of performers and decorated floats that roll through the streets of Chinatown. You'll also encounter bright red dragons, lions, martial artists, dancers, dignitaries and Miss Chinatown USA. Continue reading