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.
Murano glass. Milano-style leather handbags. Gourmet delicacies. Shop for unique gifts, fine crafts, and luxury items at the Italian Christmas Market. The "Mercatino di Natale" takes place at Fort Mason this weekend, December 3-4. Continue reading
Parking is a breeze when you book a popular Parking Package from our San Francisco hotel. Enjoy convenient valet parking on-site, a value of $45. Explore the treasures of the city on foot and escape the hassles of traffic jams and driving. Continue reading
The Bay Area's biggest outdoor ice rink is located right around the corner from our hotel, and it's open for the winter season! Lace up your skates and hit the ice at the Holiday Ice Rink at Embarcadero Center. Continue reading
It's just a short, five-minute stroll from our hotel to one of San Francisco's top holiday shopping destinations: the Farmer's Market at the Ferry Building. Open on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday, the market sells holiday gifts, foods, and crafts. Continue reading
Don't miss your chance to see Puccini's brilliant opera Madame Butterfly this season at the San Francisco Opera. Showing from November 6 through December 4, this performance tells the haunting love story of a young soldier and beautiful woman. Continue reading