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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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Pier 3, Hornblower Landing, San Francisco, CA 94111
+1 855-253-7694
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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 2 weeks ago 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

Thank fabulisa3
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

A beautiful way to relax and see San Fransisco from the water. Spectacular views of The Golden Gate and Bay bridges and the sky line and surrounding islands and exclusive suburbs. Our waitress was brilliant. She carried 12 dinners in!! Dinner was tasty and the...More

Thank Linsey-Anne9
Reviewed 13 July 2017

The views from our boat were lovely as we ate a buffet lunch with complementary champagne. The lunch was nice, but not wonderful. It was a buffet-style which included chicken, salmon, salads, vegetables, some pasta, and desserts. Unfortunately, during our cruise, the fog rolled in...More

Thank S9932RYannek
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

We had a super brunch on the boat. Nice staff, good food and an incredible view. Free flowing sparkling wine was a nice touch. Tip: as with all buffets, as soon as the food comes out everyone seems to jump up and rush to the...More

Thank DubaiViennaLondon
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Celebrated a birthday party on the cruise. It was great with champagne and nice good. We could see the sunset on the way out out and the beautifully lit San Francisco skyline on the way in.

Thank pratss2014
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

What a great way to see the sights in and around the bay. We set sail at 7pm for a lovely dinner and beautiful sights such as Golden Gate Bridge, bay bridge, Alcatraz and the shores of San Francisco. This was an awesome way to...More

Thank Cajunexplorers
Reviewed 27 May 2017

This is a must do attraction if in San Francisco. Like others we did the Brunch cruise. I was incredible. There was a wide assortment of food. I tried a small portion of everything and it was all great. I took a break from eating...More

Thank NMLoneLobo
Reviewed 27 May 2017

My boyfriend and I went on the champagne brunch cruise on a Saturday and it was incredible! Great food, wonderful service, and lots of champagne! Our waitress' name was Dorothy and she was wonderful! We luckily had beautiful weather but this would be great to...More

Thank katielatta
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4 October 2016|
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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