Things to Do

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.

Embarcadero Shopping in San Francisco

Jun
09
 2014
About 3 year(s) ago by Hotel Griffon
Embarcadero Shopping in San Francisco
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

Hyde Street Pier

May
23
 2014
About 3 year(s) ago by Hotel Griffon
Hyde Street Pier
As hard as it is to imagine San Francisco without its iconic red span spreading across the bay, there was once a time where this was true. A ferry system connected Marin and San Francisco Counties, shuttling passengers across the narrowest part of the bay from present day Fisherman's Wharf. Climb aboard and check out old vessels anchored to the pier to learn a bit of San Fran history before the bridge. Continue reading

Barbary Coast Trail

Apr
15
 2014
About 3 year(s) ago by Hotel Griffon
Barbary Coast Trail
See a different side of San Francisco on foot during a Barbary Coast Trail walking tour. You'll have the opportunity to explore the first Asian temple in North America, artifacts from ‘On the Road' writer Jack Kerouac's journeys, beautiful views of the San Francisco Bay, and remnants of the great historical Gold Rush, among many other interesting destinations and detours. Continue reading

Warriors Basketball

Mar
03
 2014
About 3 year(s) ago by Hotel Griffon
Warriors Basketball
Catch top-notch NBA action, as Steph Curry and the Golden State Warriors run the floor against the league's top superstars. The Warriors are raising eyebrows in the Western Conference. Don't miss a chance to see this up-and-coming team, as it positions itself for a deep playoff run. Continue reading

Pi Day at Exploratorium

Mar
03
 2014
About 3 year(s) ago by Hotel Griffon
Pi Day at Exploratorium
Do you live for numbers? Join up with like-minded revelers at the 25th annual Pi Day at the San Francisco Exploratorium. Enjoy refreshments and plenty of pi-themed activities at this fun and educational mathematical celebration. Continue reading
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