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4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   155 Steuart Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (Financial District)
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Ranked #22 of 234 Hotels in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey
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64 reviews 64 reviews
11 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had to visit San Francisco on business and due to a healthcare conference, many of my company's usual/preferred hotels were booked. That being said, our travel agent found me a room at Hotel Griffon. It is nicely located right on the Embarcadero, near plenty of restaurants and lovely markets. They don't have a gym on site but they do... More 

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Dear AdrienneGlobeTrotter, We thank you for staying with us during your recent business trip to San Francisco. We sincerely appreciate you feedback as we strive to provide each guest with an exceptional experience. The Hotel Griffon offers a wide range of room types including some with spectacular views of the bay and Bay Bridge as well as spacious suites. As... More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed 5 nights here and really enjoyed it, although our room for the first night was not the best. nearly all of the rooms are "inside" without a view and ours looked on to a wall 6 foot away. My wife was slightly claustrophobic so had an unpleasant night. However the following day the hotel staff arranged a new room,... More 

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Dear Graham H., We very much appreciate your recent 5 night stay and we thank you for sharing your kind comments. We are so pleased you enjoyed our well-appointed and immaculate rooms, our convenient location along the Embarcadero waterfront and our friendly and helpful staff. We wish you pleasant travels and hope to welcome you back soon. At your service,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is not only in a great location, but also has great service! The front desk was extremely helpful, accommodating, and knowledgable. This hotel provides a wonderful view of the bay bridge and is about a 30 minute walk from fisherman's wharf. The room was clean and extremely comfortable. It is also a green hotel and recycles its unused... More 

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Dear Julia W., We thank you for staying at the Hotel Griffon and for sharing your kind comments. We are so pleased to read how our great location, helpful and accommodating staff and our clean and comfortable rooms enhanced your visit to San Francisco. Thank you, for noticing our Green efforts within the hotel. Not only is our soap engineered... More 

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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been travelling to SF for years on business and have been looking for a hotel in this location (Embarcedero) that is not ridiculously expensive, has quiet rooms that are work-friendly and good service. I've kissed a lot of frogs along the way but at last I've found it in Hotel Griffon! The rooms are smallish (but normal for big... More 

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Dear LisaBeeSydney, We thank you for your kind review and we are so happy that we are your "prince charming" after the few frogs you have kissed in the search for the perfect hotel. We are pleased to read how you enjoyed our pleasant service, great location along the Embarcadero waterfront and our comfortable beds. As a business traveler, it... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Griffon is a wonderful place to stay when visiting San Francisco. Located near the Embarcadero waterfront, it is a great contrast from the big, chain hotels. Visitors are greeted by friendly and knowledgeable staff. Perry's gives the place energy and the rooms are done nicely.

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Dear Lawrence C., Thank you for staying at the Hotel Griffon and for sharing your kind comments. We are so glad to read that your experience was enhanced by our friendly and knowledgeable staff, our location along the Embarcadero waterfront and our "energetic" on site restaurant, Perry's. We hope to have the pleasure of welcome you back soon. Until then,... More 

San Francisco, California
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From beginning to end the Hotel Griffon did not disappoint. The staff at the front desk were helpful and funny. The rooms were clean and decorated nicely. The proximity to the Embarcadero was exactly what we were expecting and don't get me started on the views! Perry's, which is the restaurant attached to the hotel, has great food and wonderful... More 

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

Dear Nicole B., Thanks so much for your recent visit to the Hotel Griffon, your kind review and for your recommendation of our hotel. We are so pleased to read how you enjoyed our friendly and helpful staff, clean and nicely-decorated rooms and Perry’s restaurant. We're glad you appreciated our convenient location along the Embarcadero and the great views our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are SF locals that frequent Perrys during baseball season and had put the Griffon on our must stay list. The location cannot be beat for amazing restaurants, public transportation, and the view is one of a kind. The room was clean with adequate space, nice TV, and all the amenities one would expect. The staff was great and extremely... More 

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

Dear Maditraveler, Thank you for your great 5-star review and we are so pleased to read how you enjoyed your stay on New Years Eve. From our helpful and friendly staff to our clean and well equipped rooms, we take great pride in taking care of our guests. As you mentioned, Giants baseball is just around the corner and we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

my wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our two night stay at the Hotel Griffon in San Francisco's Embarcadero district. From the staff to the proximity to Saturday's farmer's market located at the Ferry Building, this place is an ideal getaway. The room was small but cleverly designed. The staff was friendly and most helpful. On the ground floor is Perry's... More 

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Dear Dennis J., Thank you for your recent stay and for your kind comments. We are so pleased you enjoyed our close proximity to the Ferry Building and Farmers Market, our friendly staff and cleverly designed rooms, as well as Perry's Restaurant. We hope to have the pleasure of serving you again soon. At your service, Norbert Mede General Manager... More 

Hamburg, Germany
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

I stayed 2 nights on a business trip, as the conference's venue was close by. The room was alright, rather small, no real window (adjacent building blocks all light), hard to get some fresh air into the room. Friendly staff, restaurant right in the building (breakfast served at 8, a bit late, but there's a Starbucks 5 minutes away). If... More 

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Dear Nils S., We thank you for your recent stay at the Hotel Griffon and for sharing your comments. We strive to provide every guest with an exceptional experience and we are sorry that the accommodations did not offer a good value for you. We have several room choices for our guests to choose form and prices do fluctuate based... More 

Chester, NJ
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Our stay at the Hotel Griffon exceeded expectations. The location is excellent- tucked away on a small street but just around the corner from the beauty and activity of the Embarcadero waterfront. Our room had a lovely water view; we overlooked the Bay Bridge. A few minutes walk took us to many restaurants and the fantastic Saturday morning Farmer's Market... More 

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

Dear MLCChester_NJ, Thank you for your review! We sincerely appreciate your kind comments regarding your recent visit to the Hotel Griffon. We strive to exceed our guests expectations and are pleased you enjoyed our great location close to the Ferry Building, your room with a view of the Bay Bridge and our welcoming staff. We hope to have the pleasure... 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*
Number of rooms: 62
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Also Known As:
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Griffon San Francisco
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#10 Luxury Hotel in San Francisco
#20 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
#20 Green Hotel in San Francisco
#25 Family Hotel in San Francisco
#26 Business Hotel in San Francisco

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