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.
A visit to San Francisco would not be complete without exploring Fisherman's Wharf. A great place to go year round, it's particularly lively in the summer with dining, shopping, and entertainment for everyone. Take a tour of a historic World War II naval ship or cruise the Bay. See sharks up close or get a unique souvenir at Pier 39. It's all part of the Fisherman's Wharf experience! Continue reading
Dance the night away at Salsa on the Fillmore in San Francisco. In its fourth year, this upbeat festival is two days and nights of sassy, non-stop action with a Latin beat. Take salsa lessons, be dazzled by professional dance troupes, and sway your hips to the rhythm of live bands and DJs. Continue reading
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