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Hornblower Cruises & Events: Tours & Tickets

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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...more
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I went on the Hornblower Cruse to see the Blue Angles October 2019. It was NOT worth the money. Never again will I go. The price was too expensive. The meal was mediocre at best. The beef slices consisted of third-rate beef,...More

Date of experience: October 2019
1  Thank Robert H
HornblowerSupport, Manager at Hornblower Cruises & Events, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello Robert - Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback regarding your experience. We are sorry to hear that you did you enjoy the cruise. I have taken all the information that you have provided and have forwarded this feedback to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So its our last day of out amazing SF vacation, needles to say our vacation was amazing but on our last day we decided to do hornblower cruise and it was the icing on the cake became it was out best day , the views...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank TonyJan29
HornblowerSupport, Manager at Hornblower Cruises & Events, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for spending a part of your vacation on board a Hornblower Dinner Cruise! We're glad you had such a fabulous time. Visit us again real soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great ride to Alcatraz. Very punctual, don't be late. Nice ferry ,clean ,snacks available just a little pricey. Nice staff. Don't pick the wrong ferry this one stops at Alcatraz. Others don't.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank D Or A M
HornblowerSupport, Manager at Hornblower Cruises & Events, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for this feedback! We will make sure to pass it along to our partners over at Alcatraz Cruises.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Only good things to say about this cruise. Beautiful boat, classy restaurant, excellent waiter service and stunning main course of beef. Live singing, music and dancing finishes the night, not forgetting the spectacular views of San Francisco Bay and Golden Gate Bridge. A really special...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank May1970
HornblowerSupport, Manager at Hornblower Cruises & Events, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We're glad you had fun! Thank you for the wonderful review.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had plenty of time so we decided to walk about 2 miles from our hotel to Pier 3 and it was very difficult to find, even using maps app. We were the last to arrive and almost missed the boat. Once arrived, the staff...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank awprwp
HornblowerSupport, Manager at Hornblower Cruises & Events, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review! We're so glad you had fun, and we're going to pass along your feedback to our team.

Reviewed 28 August 2019 via mobile

We chose the Dinner Dance Cruise for our wedding anniversary celebration and were not disappointed. Nice 3 course menu, great views of the breath taking San Francisco Bay and nice entertainment. Made our family outing really special.

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HornblowerSupport, Manager at Hornblower Cruises & Events, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2019

Thank you for sharing your experience with us and happy anniversary! We are glad you had a good time and look forward to having you onboard again sometime soon!

Reviewed 21 August 2019 via mobile

Loved it! Food was great and the scenic cruise was a perfect way to start out my vacation in San Francisco. We were able to see the area from the bay with a very close up view of the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz. 2...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank DeannaD0407
HornblowerSupport, Manager at Hornblower Cruises & Events, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2019

We can't thank you enough for your wonderful review, Deanna! Our crew will be thrilled to learn you had such a great time with us. We appreciate you recommending us - see you back soon!

Reviewed 19 August 2019

A wonderful dinner cruise with attentive staff, great music and incredible views. The length of the cruise allowed for a leisurely dinner and strolls on deck to capture the amazing views.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Steve H
HornblowerSupport, Manager at Hornblower Cruises & Events, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2019

Hi Steve! Thank you for the great review - we are so happy you had a wonderful time! Looking forward to having you back on board soon.

Reviewed 16 August 2019

From the boarding staff, including captain greeting boarding passengers, to our incredible server Dorothy and her attentive wait support staff, our eclectic family group set out to share a "final trip" meal together. We had our elderly mother visiting the west coast likely for her...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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HornblowerSupport, Manager at Hornblower Cruises & Events, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2019

We're so happy that you had such a great time onboard with your family! Thanks for taking the time to write such a thoughtful and thorough review. We love our staff, and we're so happy to hear that Dorathy helped create such an amazing cruise...More

Reviewed 10 August 2019 via mobile

Having done these kinds of dinner cruises elsewhere, I can say that my wife and I were very impressed with the ship itself, the San Francisco Spirit. Our particular cruise was not crowded so the main deck was literally wide open, and the second deck...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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HornblowerSupport, Manager at Hornblower Cruises & Events, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2019

Thanks for taking the time to write a review about your experience with us! We appreciate your feedback regarding the service & food (the crab dip is one of our favorites too!) The San Francisco Spirit has air handlers that blow in fresh air -...More

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sfimporter
14 October 2019|
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Response from HornblowerSupport | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry! You will get your own private table on board the Dinner Cruise. The cruise features a four-course seated and served dinner as well as complimentary soda, iced tea, coffee, hot tea, and water. All... More
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Childfree S
8 November 2018|
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Response from Michele S | Reviewed this property |
It was mostly couples. They did have another party boat cruise down there but I can't remember the name but this dinner cruise wss probably 99% couples.
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917kristoferm
19 July 2018|
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Response from HornblowerSupport | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry! For Dinner Cruises, we recommend business casual to dressy casual attire. For men, slacks or khaki pants, and a collared shirt with or without a jacket; for women slacks or skirt, with a collared... More
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