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Hornblower Cruises & Events

Pier 3, Hornblower Landing, San Francisco, CA 94111
+1 855-253-7694
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Hornblower dining cruises offer an only-in-San Francisco experience complete with welcoming service, gourmet cuisine, and stunning views of the most celebrated sites. Treat yourself to free-flowing champagne and a buffet, prepared on board, on their weekend Champagne Brunch Cruise or dance and dine as the city lights sparkle from the Bay Bridge to the Golden Gate on their Dinner or Supper Cruise. Whatever you choose, Hornblower Cruises & Events is an unforgettable way to explore San Francisco.
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  • Poor4%
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Pier 3, Hornblower Landing, San Francisco, CA 94111
+1 855-253-7694
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took the sunset happy hour cruise (Alive at 5). We really enjoyed the fabulous views of the city lights! The cruise was definitely worth it for that. We had drinks only - we didn't try the buffet-style food because we wanted to dine in...More

Thank RockerChic57
HornblowerSF, Manager at Hornblower Cruises & Events, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review! We are glad to hear that you had a wonderful experience on board. Our DJs are more than happy to take music requests so please feel free to approach them next time and request songs that you will enjoy. We...More

Reviewed 8 October 2017

We went for Fleet week lunch cruise.When we arrived at 1.15 the line was huge and the weather was hot.We got on the boat at 2.05.Then the line for food was so bad.They did get us champagne as soon as we sat down.Joey was our...More

Thank perryb6
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We took the dinner cruise around and the bay and it was beautiful. We enjoyed watching the lights change on the bay bridge. The food was good as well.

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Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

This felt like a real treat and a great way to start our honeymoon. The staff were lovely and made a fuss over us. The cruise itself was beautiful - the scenery and views were fantastic. It was very expensive though and the advertised prices...More

Thank digitaljess
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

I booked this cruise as a surprise for our anniversary. It was very easy to locate as we rode the F line trolley from our hotel. The staff was incredibly attentive to our needs. The buffet was hot, diverse and tasty. We cruised under the...More

Thank Teresa B
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

We celebrated our 15th anniversary with our 2 year old son with a lunch cruise last weekend and our experience is nothing but amazing! Thank you for making our first lunch cruise a memorable one!

Thank Kd T
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

We booked the above cruise for our last night in SF and it lived up to our expectations. Boarding was easy and quick and we where soon seated. We had booked a celebration package and our champagne was waiting for us nicely chilled. The menu...More

Thank parky117
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Beautiful bay cruise from Pier 3 near the Bay Bridge out past the Golden Gate Bridge and back. We had great views of both sides of the bay as well as Alcatraz, some seals, dolphins, birds, and the San Francisco skyline. The boat is very...More

Thank MaineGlobeTrotters
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

I booked the cruise for my wife and I. I booked the supper cruise thinking it would be a separate ship. It isn't. The supper cruisers are on the lower level with the Buffett line for food, while the dinner cruisers are on the upper...More

Thank Jeepers_Mimi
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Patty found a Groupon for the cocktail cruise. She was also one of the first on the dance floor! We had a great time with party people, young and old. The views were great and the length of time was just right. We could've partied...More

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Response from Debbie T | Reviewed this property |
Since they cook on the boat, I would think so. I would just call and make a special request
12 October 2015|
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Response from Nisswatraveler | Reviewed this property |
We were on the more modern of the two ships, but I would presume that the service, etc. would be amazing. It was a great time. These people know how to make it fun.
17 December 2014|
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Response from Wayne Y | Reviewed this property |
You're better off taking BART instead. It's just a short walk from the Embarcadero station. Good luck with your cruise. I hope it's better than the experience my family had! Cold food, no flavor and a cattle drive trying to... More