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San Francisco, California, United States
Reviewed 11 January 2017

The Hotel Griffon has special meaning for my wife and I. We are always delighted with their service, friendliness, hospitality and style. Plus, we absolutely love their location and access to YMCA! I have stayed at other San Francisco hotels but for the value and service we receive; none are better for us than Hotel Griffon. We highly recommend this...

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Reviewed 8 January 2017

Hotel Griffon is located on the Embarcadero, right along the water, so it's a great location. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful. But my room was very small and dark. The bathroom was practically a closet with no door. And the place was a bit musty. Not sure if I'd stay there again.

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Ramon S, General Manager at Hotel Griffon, responded to this review

Dear Jeremy, Thank you for providing us your thoughts on your recent visit. I am delighted to know that you found our staff accommodating and personable and our location convenient and enjoyable. I am sorry to learn that you were displeased with our accommodations. I am unsure what you may mean that the bathroom did not have a door, as...

California
Reviewed 24 December 2016

The King suite with a view of the Bay Bridge lit up at night was the icing on the cake! The room was spotless, the decor was contemporary and well appointed. Comfortable bed and linens and nice amenities. The standard kings are just as nice but don't have the spectacular view and the additional living space. Comfy bathrobes and slippers...

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Reviewed 23 December 2016

Unfortunately the rooms at this location are extremely small, Could not tell from the website but it was so small there was really no getting around the bed. Closet space was at a premium and felt very claustrophobic. On the positive it is located in a great walking neighborhood and the Bay Bridge is very close by. Overall they main...

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Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

We got the valet parking package where we got free parking along with our stay. We chose to use uber or Lyft around town making it super convenient. The staff at the front desk were so friendly :) we are considering staying an extra night !

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Fort Collins, Colorado
Reviewed 15 December 2016

The "standard" room is quite small. The sink was in the bedroom about 4 feet from the foot of the bed. The bathroom was also quite small. If there had been more than just me, there would have been a lot of sidling around each other in the room. The main issue for me was the one window which was...

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Ramon S, General Manager at Hotel Griffon, responded to this review

Dear Sue3cats, Thank you for taking the time to leave your detailed thoughts on your recent visit with us. I am glad that you found that our staff, both front desk and housekeeping, was welcoming and attentive to your requests; we are very fortunate to have some excellent employees who offer exceptional service to our guests on a regular basis....

Florence, Alabama, United States
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Stayed in October 2016 pre-cruise. Great location, easy to grab a cab or uber to the wharf, or just walk down the Embarcadero. Safe, boutique. Restaurant inside is a hidden gem, try it when you stay. Will stay again when we return.

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Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

We found this hotel by chance and so glad we decided to stay. The restaurant located on the first floor has amazing food and so convenient. We upgraded after our first night to a suite and was not disappointed. So much room for a city known for small spaces! Highly recommend the Hotel as staff were very helpful and the...

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Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Stayed here after our cruise. Check in was fine, staff were very friendly and helpful. Our room was nice and clean. The hotel is in a good location for exploring San Francisco. We walked from the cruise terminal to the hotel which is pretty much a straight road along the waterfront, so was nice to walk and it took us...

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Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 14 November 2016

This was the last night of a week's stay in San Francisco and Napa Valley. My husband and I were celebrating being empty-nesters after raising five wonderful kids - Yahoo! I splurged on our final night being spent at Hotel Griffon. It was SO worth it. We paid a little extra for a room with a view of the waterfront....

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South of Market (SoMa), has an urban and sophisticated vibe, but you're more likely to find big nightclubs and lots of industrial loft residences than you are to find boutique shopping. Although it’s the epicenter for tech startups in the city, visitors will be able to do more than just business - museums, top quality restaurants, and the San Francisco Giants now call this neighbourhood home. Most of its freeway-sized streets may not capture the same character as other neighbourhoods in the city, but pockets of charm, like South Park, can still be found throughout its side streets.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hotel Griffon, located on San Francisco's Embarcadero waterfront is just steps from the Ferry Building and Financial District and provides spectacular views of the San Francisco Bay Bridge in may of the rooms. With complimentary WiFi, a car service to downtown and on-site restaurant,the Hotel Griffon is the perfect boutique hotel for both business and leisure travel. ... more   less 

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Address: 155 Steuart Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Region: United States > California > San Francisco > SoMa , South Beach
Price Range: $238 - $522 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Griffon 3.5*
Number of rooms: 62
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Also Known As:
Griffon Hotel San Francisco
Griffon San Francisco
Hotel Style:
#18 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
#23 Green Hotel in San Francisco
#26 Family Hotel in San Francisco
#33 Business Hotel in San Francisco
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“1-2 travelers will be fine in a standard room. With a toddler choose a king bed!”
 of 5 bubbles travelinmatecom, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“You need to take out your wallet for a good room.”
 of 5 bubbles I1797QDjohno, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“A room with a view if your budget allows but all rooms are great!”
 of 5 bubbles NCALGAL, 23 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Upgrade to a room with a view/window on a higher floor.”
 of 5 bubbles Sue3cats, 15 Dec 2016 | Read review
“If you want a view, upgrade for a view of the bridge, otherwise, just a blurred window. Stay on floor 5.”
 of 5 bubbles jenssey, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
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