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Overlooking the San Francisco Bay Bridge and just 3 minutes’ walk from the Ferry Building Marketplace, Hotel Griffin offers European-inspired rooms with free WiFi. Guests can dine or enjoy a drink at the on-site bar and restaurant.

The guest rooms at the Hotel Griffin feature 12-foot high ceilings, a flat-screen DirecTV with extended channels, a writing desk and an in-room safe. Guest bathrobes, a coffee machine and a Keypr tablet for services are included in each room.

Known for its classic American cuisine, Perry's On the Embarcadero restaurant at the Griffin serves an early breakfast as well as drinks and bar snacks in the evening.

Built in 1906, Hotel Griffin is a completely nonsmoking hotel that has adopted the best practices for energy efficiency and environmental sustainability. Guests will appreciate services such as free morning town car transportation to the city Financial District on weekdays, as well as a helpful concierge staff.

Home of the San Francisco Giant’s professional baseball team, AT&T Park is a scenic 20 minutes’ walk from the property. San Francisco International Airport is 50 minutes’ drive from Hotel Griffin.

This is our guests' favorite part of San Francisco, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

Hotel Griffon has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Sept 22, 2009

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Property Highlights

Located in the heart of San Francisco, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.3


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About Hotel Griffon

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  • Is parking free and on site?

    Thank you ever so much for your interest in The Griffon, we would just love to welcome you our beautiful hotel by the Bay! There are public garage near to the hotel where you can park, the average is $58.00 per night plus tax.


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    Answered on December 21, 2020
  • Can you see fireworks from this location on New Years Eve?

    Thank you ever so much for you interest in our beautiful hotel on the Bay, The Hotel Griffon, alas, due to Covid 19 worldwide pandemic the fireworks for New Years Eve have been cancelled to keep everyone safe and socially distant.


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    Answered on December 18, 2020
  • What is the $37 service charge you are requesting?

    We have a, $18.57 Amenity Fee, daily. The Amenity Fee includes Wifi, Peet's coffee and tea service every morning from 7am-11am, and in room coffee and tea, Flowater’s 7x Advanced Filtration with Reverse Osmosis water stations, and luggage storage.


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    Answered on November 5, 2021
  • I'm looking for 4 night stay at Hotel Griffon for March only issues is I want to pay payment on property when I arrive.can you help with this issue

    Good afternoon, Thank you for choosing us. We will love to have you with us next year. For reservations you can select the hotel to collect payment but we do require a credit card to secure the reservation. Please call or email us for questions.


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    Answered on December 11, 2021
  • Can I pay with everything including room deposit in cash. Because I don’t have a credit card available?

    Thank you for your interested in our beautiful Hotel Griffon by the Bay. With regards to checking in we require a valid credit card and your identification, you can, of course, pay cash upon check out.


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    Answered on March 9, 2021
  • Can I choose a room with a view if the bay bridge?

    Thank you ever so much for you interest in our beautiful hotel on the Bay, The Hotel Griffon... we have both our View King and our View Suite which allow you to see our beautiful Bay and the Bridge... they are wonderful rooms!!!


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    Answered on December 18, 2020
  • Is there guest laundry onsite?

    Sorry no onsite laundry. If need we can find a local laundry service for you


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    Answered on March 1, 2021
  • can I pay cash.

    We are so very pleased you are interested in our beautiful Hotel Griffon by the Bay! With regards to payment upon check out you can pay cash, but to check in we require a credit card and a valid form of identification. Warmly, Ann


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    Asked about: Deluxe King Room with City View • Answered on February 2, 2021
  • Can we use public transportation to get to SFO from your property?

    Good morning, You could take BART, it works 7 days a week follow the link provided to find schedules https://www.bart.gov/schedules and you will be able the schedules for the trains going from the city to SFO. Sincerely, Oliva


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    Answered on July 4, 2021
  • Are dogs allowed?

    Thank you ever so much for you interest in our beautiful hotel on the Bay, The Hotel Griffon. We do indeed, allow, and love doggies, alas they must be under 40 pounds and there is a $50.00 fee. Wishing you and yours wellness and happiness!


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    Answered on December 18, 2020
  • Hello, Do all the rooms have a mini fridge?

    Thank you for you email, we do have mini fridges upon request. Let us know if there are any other questions we can assist you with. Sincerely, Oliva


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    Answered on August 18, 2021
  • is there a deposit ?

    Good morning, Yes there is a deposit we require $200 deposit on a credit card for incidentals. It is a hold only.


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    Answered on March 13, 2021
  • Do you offer military discount

    Good evening, At the moment we do offer military discounts.


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    Answered on March 10, 2021
  • what is the best way to get to you from SFO?

    Taxi is easiest - they line up by baggage claim.


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    Answered on April 2, 2020
  • Is there any parking garage there or parking lot ?

    The closest Public Parking is at 121 Spear Street Rincon Garage.


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    Answered on March 10, 2021
  • How far to Pier 17?

    Hello.... Hotel to Pier 17 is.... 0.09 mile 4 min drive 16 min walk See you soon


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    Answered on January 7, 2022
  • Does any of your suites have view??

    We do have Suites with a View of the Bay.


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    Answered on November 10, 2021
  • Hello from New Zealand . Your standard queen room is the bathroom within the room and does it have the toilet in it. I know this may sound odd but there are no pictures of this. Thank you God bless.

    All of our rooms have a private bathroom.


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    Answered on April 2, 2020
  • which room has the view of the bridge

    Thank you for your email , the rooms with a view of the bay are our : Bay View Suites and Bay View King rooms. sincerely, Oliva


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    Asked about: Suite • Answered on November 8, 2021
  • Do you offer a smoking area on the property

    California law - no smoking on the premises.


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    Answered on April 2, 2020
Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
What's nearby
  • San Francisco Railway Museum
    0.1 miles
  • Ferry Building
    0.2 miles
  • Embarcadero Plaza
    0.3 miles
  • Stovepipe Wells Village
    0.3 miles
  • Aquarium of the Bay
    0.5 miles
  • Academy of Art University
    0.6 miles
  • Wells Fargo History Museum
    0.6 miles
Top attractions
  • Union Square
    0.9 miles
  • Oracle Park
    1 miles
  • Coit Tower
    1 miles
  • Pier 39
    1.5 miles
  • Lombard Street
    1.6 miles
  • San Francisco City Hall
    1.7 miles
  • Ghirardelli Square
    1.8 miles
  • Anchor Brewing Company
    2.1 miles
  • Alcatraz
    2.8 miles
  • Golden Gate Bridge
    4.8 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Crissy Field East Beach
    3.2 miles
  • Crissy Field Beach
    3.5 miles
  • Sand Springs Beach
    4.7 miles
  • Marshall Beach
    4.8 miles
  • Baker Beach
    4.9 miles
Public transit
  • Train F-Market Street Car
    0.2 miles
  • Subway Embarcadero Station - BART
    0.3 miles
  • Subway Transbay Terminal
    0.3 miles
Closest Airports
  • Oakland International Airport
    10.6 miles
  • San Francisco International Airport
    12.2 miles
  • Mineta San Jose International Airport
    39 miles
How to get to Hotel Griffon from San Francisco International Airport
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Amenities of Hotel Griffon
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and charges apply.
Parking
Parking options available
  • Street parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Business center
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Paid WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Filipino
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Sustainability initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules
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Check-in

From 3:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

Until 11:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 11 and above are considered adults at this property.

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Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 21

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

When booking more than 7 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

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The fine print

Please note:

The property accepts reservations and will rent rooms and other facilities to people under the age of 18 in cases where either (i) a parent or legal guardian guarantees payment of all charges for rooms, food and beverage, incidentals and damages incurred; or (ii) a person under the age of 18 is legally emancipated and can present documentation at check in showing they are emancipated and can legally contract for services.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Spa and gym facilities at this property are unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about Hotel Griffon

  • Check-in at Hotel Griffon is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • The prices at Hotel Griffon may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Hotel Griffon is 0.9 miles from the center of San Francisco.

  • Hotel Griffon offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • From the nearest airport, you can get to Hotel Griffon by:

      • Car 40min

    • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Hotel Griffon (subject to availability):

      • Street parking

    • Room options at Hotel Griffon include:

      • Double
      • Suite