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.
Spring is here and our fun-loving mascot, the Griffon, is out enjoying the San Francisco sunshine! Do you know the name of the attraction pictured behind the Griffon in the photo? Continue readingWhere's the Griffon? detail
Whether you want to shake it on the dance floor or watch world-class performers do it better, the San Francisco Salsa Festival is the perfect opportunity to celebrate all things salsa. Taking place in downtown San Francisco from April 17-19, this colorful festival features dance performances, competitions and exciting workshops. Continue reading6th Annual San Francisco Salsa Festival detail
Enjoy a night of dancing and dining at the San Francisco Zoo when you attend ZooFest, a benefit event that takes place this year on Friday, April 25. Wear Western attire to this upscale celebration, which also includes live music, cocktail hour and a live auction. Benefiting numerous zoo initiatives, this dazzling event is a must-do for animal lovers in the San Francisco area. Continue readingZooFest detail
More than a celebration, Earth Day in San Francisco is a motivating force to take care of the planet and make eco-friendly choices. Celebrate this green holiday in downtown San Francisco on Saturday, April 19 with a massive festival and free party. Discover live music, art installations, interactive workshops, organic food and beer gardens, eco-friendly fashion shows, green zone for kids and much more. Continue readingEarth Day in San Francisco detail
Listen to the crack of the bat, smell the fresh-cut grass and taste the garlic fries: baseball season has arrived. The San Francisco Giants Major League Baseball team plays at AT&T Park, located one mile from our hotel along the scenic SF waterfront. Take your family and friends to experience the great American pastime and enjoy a thrilling day at the ballpark. Continue readingGiants Season detail