Scott Ostrander appointed GM of San Francisco's Hotel Griffon

Eric Horodas, president of Greystone Hotels, appointed Scott Ostrander as GM of the Hotel Griffon in San Francisco.

With more than 25 years of experience in the hospitality industry, Ostrander brings leadership experience and a dedication to service to his new role within Greystone Hotels. Most recently, Ostrander served as GM of The Westin Virginia Beach Town Center.

“The Hotel Griffon is an incredible property, and I am thrilled to join this talented team,” Ostrander said in a statement. “I look forward to bringing my experience to the Bay Area and continuing to offer our guests the high level of service that defines the Greystone brand.”   

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Ostrander has managed hotels, resorts, and country clubs throughout the country over his career. Prior to starting with Greystone, Ostrander held the position of GM at Cedarbrook Lodge & Spa in Seattle, The McCormick Scottsdale in Arizona and Warwick Denver Hotel in Colorado.

Born and raised in Phoenix, Ostrander began his hospitality career as a part-time bellman in high school. Moving to San Francisco for the opportunity to join Greystone Hotels, Ostrander is settling into his new role in the Bay Area. In his free time, Ostrander enjoys golfing, traveling, sports and experiencing new restaurants.

Established in 1906 on the Embarcadero waterfront, The Hotel Griffon has 62 guestrooms and luxury suites, meeting facilities, spa services and more. Located in downtown San Francisco, The Griffon is a certified member of the California Green Lodging Program that affords guests access to AT&T Park, Union Square, Fisherman’s Wharf, the Ferry Building, the San Francisco Museum of Art and various restaurants, shops and entertainment.

Greystone Hotels was founded in 1995 by company president Eric Horodas and Peter Trethewey, and has 11 West Coast properties in California and Oregon.

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