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.
Celebrate America's Independence Day in San Francisco this year. There are loads of fun options for adults and children, with activities from fireworks to dance parties. The America's Cup kicks off on the San Francisco Bay that day, and there's live music at Ghirardelli Square and Pier 39 before the sun goes down. Continue reading
Hotel Griffon, located on the Embarcadero in San Francisco is pleased to be a recipient of the 2013 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence, putting the hotel among the top 10 percent in the world's hospitality industry. The Hotel Griffon wants to thank our customers for leaving positive reviews about their experiences with us. Continue reading
Hello Friends! Can you guess where I will be this week? I'll give you some hints…the location is walking distance from the Hotel Griffon, it's America's (and mine) favorite past time, and the city will look like Halloween in May… Continue reading
Costumes. Food. Merriment. Pride. There's no other event like the Gay Pride Parade and Festival in downtown San Francisco. Two days of no barriers, just fun, acceptance and a completely new experience for anyone who hasn't been before. June 29-30, dance, shop and cheer at one of the city's most iconic and one-of-a-kind events. Continue reading
Spend a day eating, drinking, listening to street musicians and discovering new, local artists, all in one of San Francisco's most historic districts! The 59th Annual North Beach Festival runs from 10am-6pm June 15-16 and features a huge range of booths from free yogurt to chalk art for kids to animal blessings. At the heart of Little Italy, there are also lots of great bars and eateries around. Continue reading