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.
Hello guests of the Hotel Griffon! You guessed it, I'm at the Ferry Building Marketplace! Whenever I'm in the mood for some Blue Bottle Coffee, specialty cheese from Cowgirl Creamery or unique gifts, I walk on over to the Ferry Building Marketplace! San Francisco's Ferry Building is located just a short walk along the San Francisco Embarcadero from the Hotel Griffon and offers a number of local shops and restaurants to explore. Continue readingWhere's the Griffon - Ferry Building Marketplace detail
Want to see the holiday fireworks from a new and thrilling perspective? Hornblower Cruises San Francisco offer holiday excursions throughout the day and night with food, drink, live entertainment and exceptional views of the action. Make your reservations now to experience a memorable cruise for the 4th of July. Continue readingHornblower Cruises San Francisco 4th of July detail
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 readingEmbarcadero Shopping in San Francisco detail
Savor a fantastic array of premium cuisine at San Francisco Ferry Building restaurants. From sustainable Vietnamese specialties and wood-fired favorites to Mediterranean treats and gourmet fast food, you'll find an appealing array of food and drink at this iconic attraction. Dine with a backdrop of the Bay, inside by the fire or at a charming sidewalk cafe. Continue readingSan Francisco Ferry Building Restaurants detail
From live music on the waterfront and street performers to family activities, food and Pier 39 fireworks, the 4th of July in San Francisco is an exhilarating time to be in the city. Enjoy festive performances from Tainted Love and the USAF Band of the Golden West throughout the day during this family-friendly event, and celebrate Independence Day in style. Continue readingPier 39 Fireworks | 4th of July in San Francisco detail