Hotel Griffon  3 stars

155 Steuart Street, San Francisco, United States, 94105  show mapSave
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  • Rooms are very small - Breakfast was good with fresh pastries, bagels, juice - Bed is very comfortable
  • Robes provided in the rooms - Rooms were small, but appointed with lovely furnishings - Large bed was ultra comfortable
  • Free internet access - Parking is valet only, 40 bucks a night - Location was awesome, right next to muni, bart
  • Lovely aveda toiletry products - Large, comfortable bed - Service was friendly - Rooms were well-appointed
  • Free breakfast bar in the morning offered treats - Staff very friendly - Standard room had a sizeable tub


Centrally located, the three-star Hotel Griffon is located close to Alcatraz Island and Chinatown, public transport and financial centers, being an ideal place for business and leisure guests.

Firstly built in 1906 and after renovated, the hotel is equipped with free wireless internet and has a meeting room for business-oriented travelers.

All of 62 rooms and suites come with flat-screen TVs, Wi-Fi access and private well-stocked bathrooms.

The restaurant on site treats its guests to local American delights every day for breakfast, lunch and diner, while in the evening guests are welcome to the bar to sip one of the beverages from the wide bar menu.

BART Embarcadero Station stands only 400m and links the hotel with the rest of the city.

Year renovated   2007.  Number of rooms   62.

City Center San Francisco - 1.9 mi
Airports Oakland International Airport (OAK) - 10.6 mi, San Francisco International (SFO) - 12.0 mi
Train Stations F Market Street Car - 1000 ft, Caltrain - 4th & King Street Station - 1.1 mi
Underground stations BART - Embarcadero Station - 1700 ft, Transbay Terminal - 1700 ft
Bus stop - 400 ft
Restaurants Boulevard (cuisine: American, Continental) - 400 ft, Ozumo (cuisine: Sushi, Japanese) - 100 ft
Beaches North Beach - 4500 ft


Guest accommodations feature flat-screen TVs, wireless access, private bathrooms with posh robes and hair dryers, and Eco-friendly bath amenities.

Dining options

A full breakfast is served daily at the hotel's restaurant at a small price.

Perry's on the Embarcadero serves American food for breakfast, which is offered from 7.30am till 10am, for lunch from 11am till 4pm as well as for dinner from 5pm till 10pm.

The bar treats guests to various beverages till late evening every day.

A full breakfast is served at affordable prices. 


The Boardrooms is the on site meeting room with the capacity up to 14 guests. Business facilities include audio/visual equipment and a wall-mounted plasma screen with computer.

Free wireless internet provided throughout the hotel.


The fitness center is adjacent to the property and available for guests at additional price.

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  • Parking (fee required)
  • Safe deposit box
  • Car rental
  • Elevator
  • ATM/cash machine
  • Concierge desk
  • Storage space
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Front desk
  • Newspapers/magazines
  • Garage

Wireless internet is available in public areas and is free of charge.

Guest Parking

Private hotel parking is possible on site and the rate is USD 40 per day.

  • Bell staff/porter
  • Maid Service
  • Valet parking
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
Dining facilities
  • Continental breakfast
  • Bar/lounge
  • Restaurant
  • In-room breakfast
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Business center
  • Fax/photocopying
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Meeting room
  • Conference room
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
Room view
  • City view
  • Bay view
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Room service
  • Heating
  • Tea and Coffee Facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Mini bar
  • Connecting rooms
  • Dressing area
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Hair dryer
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • TV
  • CD player



from  3 pm


until  11 am

Children and extra beds
  • All children under the age of 16 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets are not allowed.

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Guest accommodations feature flat-screen TVs, wireless access, private bathrooms with posh robes and hair dryers, and Eco-friendly bath amenities.

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    Cozy bright room consists of a well-furnished bedroom and a convenient bathroom with all necessary amenities.

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    Bed type: King Size Bed or Queen Size Bed
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    This room has a spectacular view overlooking the San Francisco Bay. Cozy bright room consists of a well-furnished bedroom and a convenient bathroom with all necessary amenities.

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      The Bay View Suite is located on the top floor of the hotel and has panoramic and breath-taking views of the gorgeous San Francisco Bay. Contemporary spacious Suite consists of a cozy bedroom, a comfortable well-furnished living room and a convenient bathroom.

      Hotel Griffon LocationWhat's nearby

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      What's nearby

      What's nearby.

      Alcatraz Island, with a rich history to explore, is located just near the hotel.

      Chinatown will make you feel like you are in the other country and is located 1.6km from the hotel.

      Cable Car Museum, revealing the history of the development of cable cars, is located within 800m from the venue.

      Among other attractions, guests are to visit The Golden Gate Bridge with unforgettable views, Union Square with amazing shopping experience, Fisherman's Wharf and Francisco Museum of Modern Art.

      Popular areas
      • 13 Views Lounge Bar
        1000 ft
      Places of interest
      • Palace Hotel
        3000 ft
      Train stations
      • F Market Street Car
        700 ft
      Shopping areas
      • Ferry Building
        1000 ft
      • Embarcadero Center
        2000 ft
      • Bonkers
        3000 ft
      • Academy of Sciences California
        2000 ft
      • Aquarium of the Bay
        2300 ft
      • Poets and Writers Inc
        3000 ft
      • Ansel Adams Ctr Photography
        3000 ft
      • Lesbian-Gay Chorus of SF
        3000 ft
      • Telephone Pioneers Comm Museum
        3000 ft
      • Museum-City of San Francisco
        3000 ft
      • US National Park Svc
        3000 ft
      Universities, Institutes
      • Insurance Educational Assn
        1000 ft
      • Heald Business College
        1400 ft
      • San Francisco State University
        1700 ft
      • San Francisco Institute-Arch
        2300 ft
      • Ben Gurion University of Negev
        2700 ft
      • Miami AD School San Francisco
        2700 ft
      • Cornell University
        2700 ft
      • Academy of Art College
        3000 ft
      • S F Piano Supply CO
        3000 ft
      • International Tour Management
        3000 ft
      • Professional Bartenders School
        3000 ft
      • Mgm Grand
        3000 ft
      Underground stations
      • Transbay Terminal
        1400 ft
      • BART - Embarcadero Station
        1400 ft
      • BART - Montgomery St. Station
        3000 ft
      • PIER 39 Fisherman's Wharf
        2300 ft

      Local Attractions

      • Coit Tower
        1.0 mi
        1 Telegraph Hill Boulevard, San Francisco
      • Cable Car Museum
        1.1 mi
        1201 Mason Street, San Francisco
      • Telegraph Hill
        1.0 mi
        Lombard Street at Kearny Street, San Francisco
      • Little Italy
        1.1 mi
        San Francisco, CA
      • Francis "Lefty" O'Doul Bridge
        1.1 mi
        San Francisco, CA

      Near the hotel

      • San Francisco Railway Museum
        600 ft
        77 Steuart Street, San Francisco
      • Market Street Railway Museum
        600 ft
        77 Steuart Street, San Francisco
      • San Francisco Bay Bridge
        1700 ft
        Highway 80 West, San Francisco
      • Wells Fargo History Museum
        3100 ft
        420 Montgomery Street, San Francisco
      • Jackson Square
        3200 ft
        Jackson Street between Battery and Kearny, San Francisco
      • Cartoon Art Museum
        3300 ft
        655 Mission Street, San Francisco
      • The Exploratorium
        3500 ft
        Pier 15, on the Embarcadero, San Francisco

      Restaurants Nearby

      • Boulevard

        81% likes this, based on 738 reviews
        Cuisine: American, Continental
        Price Range: USD 41 - USD 80

        400 ft
        1 Mission St

        Phone: (415) 543-6084

      • Ozumo

        62% likes this, based on 273 reviews
        Cuisine: Sushi, Japanese
        Price Range: USD 42 - USD 81

        100 ft
        161 Steuart Street

        Phone: (415) 882-1333

      • Perry's on the Embarcadero

        64% likes this, based on 119 reviews
        Cuisine: American, Hamburgers
        Price Range: USD 17 - USD 47

        100 ft
        155 Steuart St

        Phone: 415-896-9155

      • Yank Sing Restaurant

        63% likes this, based on 320 reviews
        Cuisine: Asian, Chinese, Dim Sum, Chilean
        Price Range: USD 31 - USD 40

        300 ft
        101 Spear St (One Rincon Ctr)

        Phone: 415.781.1111

      • Chaya Brasserie

        60% likes this, based on 190 reviews
        Cuisine: Seafood, Sushi, Brasserie, Japanese
        Price Range: USD 31 - USD 81

        200 ft
        132 The Embarcadero

        Phone: 415-777-8688

      Getting there.

      Oakland International Airport is situated 24km from the property.

      Take Hegenberger Road to 880 North to San Francisco and the Bay Bridge. West on I-80 cross the bridge. Exit on the first exit, Freemont Street, Turn Right on Mission Street. Turn Right on Steuart Street (one-way). The hotel is on the left hand side.

      San Francisco International Airport is 26km from the hotel.

      Take Highway 101 North from SFO to 280 North. Exit Embarcadero. Embarcadero to Howard Street. Left on Howard Street, Right on Main Street, Right on Steuart Street. Hotel Griffon is on Left-hand side.

      Getting around.

      F Market Street Car stands only 300m from the hotel.

      Caltrain - 4th & King Street Station is situated 1.7km away.

      BART Station Embarcadero is located 400m from the property.

      Transbay Terminal is 400m away.

      Private parking is provided at USD40 per day and needs no reservation in advance.

      Hotel Griffon Reviews

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      • Single

        The location is great, staff is really friendly and rooms are tidy. I liked complimentary free wifi

        I had a room with no day light

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