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.
Join a million other spectators for one of the biggest fall events in the Bay Area, Fleet Week San Francisco 2012. This annual event showcases naval and marine fleets and honors members of the armed forces. Continue readingFleet Week San Francisco detail
The de Young Museum is a favorite destination in San Francisco. Nestled in the heart of Golden Gate Park, the museum is home to an outstanding collection of over 27,000 works of art in a variety of media. Continue readingde Young Museum detail
Experience the beauty of San Francisco on the waters of its bay-in a kayak! City Kayak offers a wide variety of guided tours for the beginner, intermediate, and advanced kayaker. Families are welcome. Continue readingKayak San Francisco detail
Golden Gate Park, San Francisco's largest city park, is free and open to the public. It is home to several museums and attractions, including the California Academy of Sciences, the de Young Museum, and the Conservatory of Flowers. Continue readingGolden Gate Park detail
Alcatraz Island on San Francisco Bay is one of the world's best-known former prisons. Today, it's a national park, accessed only via ferryboat. The ride along the bay is magnificent and includes a guided tour of the island. Continue readingAlcatraz detail