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Hotel Griffon

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   155 Steuart Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (Financial District)
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed here as part of a whistle stop west coast tour. Great location within easy walking of many of the districts in San Francisco. Also for a nominal $5 daily fee you can use the YMCA gym next door. Tea and coffee in reception in they morning, helpful reception staff

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Good proximity to the docks (lovely walks/restaurants and cycle hire for the GoldenG.Bridge) and the BART public transport (out to Oakland or airport). Room was comfortable but window barely functioned for daylight as it looked out to three other walls (an area about 1m square). Staff were generally helpful and nice, but were were very disappointed with the initial welcome... More

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Hoboken, New Jersey, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

After spending seven days in San Francisco we have only good things to say about the Hotel Griffon. Located right across from the Embarcadero the Hotel Griffon is located in one of the most beautiful waterfront spots and with easy access to all public transportation. Our room was clean, quiet, and well laid out. The staff was friendly and helpful.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed at Hotel Griffon for 4 nights for a business conference. A great alternative to the Hyatt where I missed the conference rate. The location is great being right across from the Ferry building and Bay Bridge with great stores and restaurants very easily accessible and the Bart and Muni station so close. The staff was extremely friendly and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Right on the water, across the street from the Ferry building - great to go their in the morning for coffee and breakfast. Great restaurants close by and hop on hop off bus steps away. Employees were extremely helpful and went out of there way for us.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for staying with us during your recent visit to San Francisco and for sharing your kind comments. We are so pleased you enjoyed our waterfront location near the Ferry Building and restaurants as well as our friendly and helpful staff. We hope to have the pleasure of serving you again soon. At your service, Norbert Mede... More

Marshall, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I live several hours north of San Francisco, but my work requires me to be in SF several days a week, and so I stay at the Griffon Hotel every Monday night and typically one other night each week. I've been staying at the Griffon for two years now. It is my home away from home. I picked the Griffon... More

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

Dear Corey G, It is our pleasure to have you as our guest at the Hotel Griffon. Thank you for your loyalty to our hotel. We are so pleased you enjoy our facility, location along the waterfront and our friendly staff, especially Julia and Olivia. We look forward to welcoming you back in the coming weeks and beyond. At your... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at this hotel this past weekend while taking my daughter to college. The hotel is in a great location. We walked easily to the Giants game at AT&T Park and the Embarcadero Center is practically right next door where you'll find stores, restaurants, a movie theater, nail places, etc. The front desk staff upon check-in were very friendly... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stay Hotel Griffon at the beginning of the month after having a long 11-hour flight without any deep sleep. I booked the hotel because of all these great comments posted here on Tripadvisor but unfortunately it turned out to be a very bad memorable for my SF trip. I rarely post a poor review on a hotel stay since I... More

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

Dear SweDK, We sincerely appreciate you taking the time to provide us with feedback on your recent stay. Guest comments are essential to our constant desire to improve our facility and service to ensure an exceptional experience for our guests. We are dismayed to hear that your experience was not what you had hoped for. A solid and comfortable nights'... More

Marseille, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel was amazing i was visiting from France with my family. The location was perfect. The room is nice and clean. The staff was very helpful, Etienne was amazing perfect customer service !! Over all me and my family really enjoyed this hotel. We will return some day. Thanks you Hotel Griffon for an amazing vacation !!!!!!

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

Dear Lisa B, We sincerely appreciate your kind comments regarding your stay at the Hotel Griffon. We are so pleased to hear how our clean rooms, excellent location and customer service enhanced your visit to San Francisco. It was our pleasure to serve you and your family and we hope to see you again in the near future. At your... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hotel Griffon is the definition of an average business hotel. Unobjectionable decor; polite, no-frills service (expect to pay for everything); and laughably small rooms in a neighborhood that's convenient but not at all exceptional. If you're solo and don't expect much except safety and a clean place to lay your head, and your boss is picking up the tab, look... More

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Address: 155 Steuart Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Location: United States > California > San Francisco > Financial District
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Griffon 4*
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#11 Luxury Hotel in San Francisco #18 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco #19 Family Hotel in San Francisco #20 Green Hotel in San Francisco #29 Business Hotel in San Francisco
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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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