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 readingThings to Do at Fisherman's Wharf in the Summer detail
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 readingFourth of July in San Francisco detail
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 readingThe 59th Annual North Beach Festival detail