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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2015 via mobile

This hotel was a pleasant surprise! There are really only positive things for me to say about it. The location is prime; a quick walk from the Embarcadero BART station, next door to the Ferry Building, and about a mile walk to AT&T park. The staff members were great - the front desk even gave my girlfriend and I water... More 

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Thank BD280
MGRhotelGriffon, Front Office Manager at Hotel Griffon, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your feedback regarding your experience at the Hotel Griffon. We are so pleased you found our location near AT&T Park and the Ferry Building was conducive for exploring this great area of the city. With our double paned windows and brand new mattresses, a good night sleep is ensured. Our freindly staff and the folks at... More 

San Jose, CA
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14 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 May 2015 via mobile

Worst hotel that we have ever stayed at. It's not a hotel, it's more of a closet. No room service after 10 and the front desk gal was the valet. It was just weird checking in and my boyfriend is reprimanding me about the bad hotel choice. No bell boy either. Good thing I have a stand in...check the picture...

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2 Thank jezzica23
MGRhotelGriffon, General Manager at Hotel Griffon, responded to this review

Dear Jezzica23, We are so sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your experience at the Hotel Griffon. We strive to provide each guest with an exceptional experience however it appears we did not meet your expectations. We offer a wide array of room types, sizes and locations within the hotel, however, due to the higher occupancys, it appears... More 

Santa Cruz, California
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86 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 May 2015

Very nice charming hotel located within 10 minute walk to AT&T Park, great spot for spending night after game. Very close to Ferry Building also, which has a wonderful Farmers market on weekends. Rooms are cozy but nicely appointed, and Perry's is attached to hotel with great food and drinks. Also many other nice restaurants are well within walking distance.... More 

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Thank Steve B
MGRhotelGriffon, General Manager at Hotel Griffon, responded to this review

Dear Steve b, Thank you for sharing your feedback regarding your experience at the Hotel Griffon. We are so pleased you found our location near AT&T Park and the Ferry Building was conducive for exploring this great area of the city. Our freindly staff and the folks at Perrys look forward to welcoming you back the next time you are... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2015

I spent two nights here last week. It's a snug, but clean and well kept boutique hotel. The front desk staff is extremely friendly and helpful. The room had everything I needed. However, try to avoid the second floor of the hotel over the restaurant. I could hear dishes clanking well past midnight both nights. While the hotel was great... More 

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Thank Picky_but_reasonable
MGRhotelGriffon, General Manager at Hotel Griffon, responded to this review

Dear Picky_but_Reasonable, Thank you very much for sharing your comments regarding your recent visit to the Hotel Griffon. Your feedback helps us improve our services and product to better serve our guests. We are sorry to hear about the trouble you experienced with the room service delivery. We have taken corrective measures to ensure these issues are not repeated. Thank... More 

Arlington
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5 reviews
Reviewed 27 April 2015

My son and I came into Emeryville on the Amtrak. A quick bus ride across the bay dropped us off just blocks from the Hotel Griffon. The location is perfect for things to do close by, access to all sorts of transit to get anywhere you want to go, and plenty close to great destinations if you are the walking... More 

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Thank James O
MGRhotelGriffon, General Manager at Hotel Griffon, responded to this review

Dear James O. , Thank you so much for staying at the Hotel Griffon and for sharing your comments. We are so glad you enjoyed the time with your son and found our location and access to public transit convienent for exploring the city. I agree that the Exploratorium is a great place for kids of all ages. We hope... More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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276 reviews
66 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2015

We selected this hotel based on location and reviews. All in all, we were disappointed with our stay. The lobby was very small, dark and rather unwelcoming. The staff member who checked us in must have been having a bad day as she was unfriendly and curt – not a good way to start our stay. The elevator located behind... More 

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Thank michbren
MGRhotelGriffon, General Manager at Hotel Griffon, responded to this review

Dear michbren, Thank you for sharing your comments regarding your recent stay. We value our guests feedback as it provides us with information we need to improve our product and services to better serve our valued clients. We strive to provide the best experience however it appears we fell short of our goal with your stay. For that, we are... More 

County Dublin, Ireland
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2015

This is my 4th visit to the Griffon and it never fails to deliver on service and quality Definitely on recommendation list! The staff are supremely helpful and the room quality is second to none. The quirkiness of the elevator only adds to the ambience of the hotel!

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Thank 946AMB
MGRhotelGriffon, General Manager at Hotel Griffon, responded to this review

Dear 946AMB, Thank you for your continued patronage of the Hotel Griffon and for sharing your comments. Our staff takes great pride in providing the personal service you mention and we all look forward to your return. Thank you for putting us on your recommendation list as well. Much appreciated. Pleasant travels, Norbert Mede General Manager More 

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Reviewed 5 April 2015

My husband and I live in SF but rarely get a chance to spend time alone without our two young children, so it was a special occasion to spend a night out in the city while visiting grandparents were babysitting. We booked a room at the Hotel Griffon through Hotel Tonight and were really impressed. John at the front desk... More 

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MGRhotelGriffon, General Manager at Hotel Griffon, responded to this review

Dear Suzanne C, We thank you for your kind comments regarding your recent visit to the Hotel Griffon. We are so pleased to hear how you enjoyed the friendliness of the front desk staff, our bay views and our location near the Ferry Building. We hope the next time your grandparents can watch the kids, we will have the pleasure... More 

1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 April 2015

Went to San Francisco for a Giant's game. As soon as we pulled up the staff was very informative and very helpful. Check in was a breeze, the room was clean and quaint. There was turn down service the restaurant downstairs had excellent breakfast. I'm extremely glad I took a chance on this hotel. It'll be my hotel of choice... More 

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Middelburg, The Netherlands
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2015

hospitality was good: staff was always smiling and helpfull accomodation was good and clean, quiet (although in the middle of the city) close to the city centre and the coast breakfast time could start earlier

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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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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Breakfast Available
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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 

Additional Information about Hotel Griffon

Address: 155 Steuart Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Region: United States > California > San Francisco > SoMa , South Beach
Price Range: $248 - $510 (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
#25 Green Hotel in San Francisco
#26 Family Hotel in San Francisco
#33 Business Hotel in San Francisco
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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“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
“Ask for a room with an exterior facing window.”
 of 5 bubbles michael_in_irvine, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The rooms aren't standard sizes, so call ahead if you have particular needs”
  • Bed area, room 415
  • Bathroom (on the left), sink/vanity (on the right), room 415
 of 5 bubbles thompso2, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for room that looks out at Bay Bridge”
 of 5 bubbles ohminer, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Upper floors might be a bit quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles JlS943, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
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