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Hotel Griffon - A Greystone Hotel

155 Steuart St, San Francisco, CA 94105-1206
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#25 of 246 hotels in San Francisco
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Hotel Griffon invites you to experience what was voted "Best Boutique Hotel" and "Best 24 Hour Getaway" by San Francisco Magazine. Situated along San Francisco's stylish Embarcadero waterfront, our certified green hotel is the perfect choice for business and leisure travelers who seek a pleasant and charming alternative to the chain hotel. Indulge in an appealing San Francisco boutique hotel inspired by European sensibility and enjoy exceptional amenities that include well-appointed guestrooms and luxury suites, delectable on site dining at Perry's on the Embarcadero, and distinguished meeting space for business travel.
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Property amenities
Valet parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar / lounge
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Business Center with Internet Access
Meeting rooms
Baggage storage
Paid private parking on-site
Paid private parking nearby
Free internet
Breakfast available
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary instant cofffee
Fax / photocopying
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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English, Russian, Spanish, Chinese and 1 more
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What a delightful find the Hotel Griffon is. Even before our courtesy upgrade (courtesy of booking through booking.com) we were delighted with the service and the welcome, not to mention the location: literally on the SF waterfront. I did so appreciate the boutique hotel ambience and that they've honored the history of this post-1906 earthquake property. Every modern feature you need is available without being intrusive and the blend of modern design in a historic building is perfect. While the rooms are a bit on the small side, they are quite comfortable, very clean and efficient. Even with windows facing the street we barely heard a peep from outside. And the bed! Omigosh - that mattress was perfection and the best collection of soft/medium/firm pillows you could imagine. HVAC was so quiet you couldn't even hear it and the shower was "6' tall guy" sized (you have no idea how the small things matter). All the staff were delightful; professional and courteous. Do not miss Perry's, the hotel's restaurant. Very reasonably priced with daily specials. Superb wine selection, esp the by the glass choices, and for San Francisco, not the least overpriced. My only complaint, and it is quite minor, the complimentary morning setup in the lobby could use just a bit more than coffee, tea or fruit. Some of us don't eat big in the morning, but like a bit of protein to start the day. We look forward to returning.
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Great place to stay when visiting San Francisco. Try to get a Bay View room! Close to restaurants, shopping and the Giants baseball park. There are two great restaurants 5 minutes away (Epic Steak and Waterbar)!
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Response from Brian B, General Manager at Hotel Griffon - A Greystone Hotel
Responded May 28, 2019
Thank you so much for the great feedback! I am glad that you enjoyed the location of the hotel as well as the view from your room! Please feel free to reach out to us directly the next time you are in SF!
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First time staying here, it's quite nice. Rooms are not huge, but that's to be expected in a building from the early 1900s! Beds are comfy, and the pillows actually have some support. A few steps, you're at the Ferry Building, or jump on a streetcar and head to Fisherman's Wharf. Close to BART & MUNI, a short Lyft ride away from CalTrain. Perry's is on the first floor, great breakfast. I recently discovered they make a damn good fish and chips top. The bar is usually crowded, but it's a fun spot to grab a nitecap. Staff are all amazing, they aim to please and are super friendly (sweet housekeeper was quite concerned I was leaving without a jacket, I assured her I was only going downstairs for breakfast) My only complaint, the in room coffee is quite weak. I survived though....Philz is nearby.
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This is a wonderful property to stay when visiting San Francisco. We spent four nights. It’s located directly over Perry’s Embarcadero restaurant and a couple of blocks from the BART Embarcadero station, Market Street and the Ferry Building. It’s age gives it character, rooms are clean and quiet, staff is friendly, professional and attentive. We were fortunate to get a room with a view of the bay and will plan to stay here again.
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Response from Brian B, General Manager at Hotel Griffon - A Greystone Hotel
Responded 2 weeks ago
Wow, thank you for the lovely compliments! It makes us so happy that you enjoyed so many aspects of your stay, especially with our team being so attentive for you! Please feel free to reach out to us directly so that we can welcome you back!
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Hotel is in very convinient location, close to everything. We had a room with ocean view and we enjoy it a lot. Clean rooms . Down stairs good restoring. We would recommend this hotel to everybody. Good service on reception desk. Explained everything, ordered taxi, very polite!
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Response from Brian B, General Manager at Hotel Griffon - A Greystone Hotel
Responded 3 weeks ago
We appreciate your compliments! I am so happy that all aspects of your Griffon Experience were nothing short of excellent! We wish you the safest of travels on your next adventure!
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Griffon - A Greystone Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Griffon - A Greystone Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Ferry Building Marketplace (0.2 miles), Ferry Plaza Farmer's Market (0.2 miles), and Embarcadero Farmer's Market (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Griffon - A Greystone Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Hotel Griffon - A Greystone Hotel?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a desk.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel Griffon - A Greystone Hotel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel Griffon - A Greystone Hotel?
Yes, paid private parking on-site, paid private parking nearby, and valet parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Griffon - A Greystone Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Acme Bread, Hog Island Oyster Company, and Boulevard.
Are any cleaning services offered at Hotel Griffon - A Greystone Hotel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Hotel Griffon - A Greystone Hotel offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to a business center and meeting rooms during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hotel Griffon - A Greystone Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, Russian, Chinese, and Filipino.
Are there any historical sites close to Hotel Griffon - A Greystone Hotel?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Alcatraz Island (2.9 miles), City Lights Booksellers (0.8 miles), and Presidio of San Francisco (3.7 miles).
Does Hotel Griffon - A Greystone Hotel have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the harbor view available here.