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.
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 readingBarbary Coast Trail detail
People flock from across the nation to attend San Francisco Pride, which welcomes attendees of all orientations to come celebrate equal love. There could not be a better time to continue this tradition and stand proud, as California now legally recognizes same-sex marriage after a long and heated struggle in the high courts. Come out, and join the symbolic sea of color taking the streets of San Francisco on Sunday, June 29, 2014. Continue readingSF Pride Parade 2014 detail
New Eco-friendly Product: Complimentary Press Reader
Choose from more than 2,000 newspapers around the world while you stay at our San Francisco hotel. Hotel Griffon is giving guests a modern amenity that's perfect for travel and even better for the environment. The eco-friendly Press Reader is available at no fee to guests and provides digital access to current newspapers and magazines on your smartphone, tablet, or laptop computer. Continue readingNew Eco-friendly Product: Complimentary Press Reader detail
For fans of Major League Baseball, the season is heating up in San Francisco's AT&T Stadium. Grab your tickets to watch the SF Giants take on rival teams, and you'll have the opportunity to get free merchandise during this season's giveaways. From t-shirts to fedoras to Giants beach towels, each game gives attendees a chance to snag some cool souvenirs. Continue readingGiveaways at Giants Games This Season detail