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Hornblower Cruises & Events

  • Address:
    Pier 3 - Hornblower Landing
    San Francisco, CA 94111-2027



Hornblower proudly sails some of the most storied vessels in California. The San Francisco fleet includes the 292-foot San Francisco Belle sternwheeler, a Bay Area landmark and the largest private charter yacht on the West Coast. Powered by solar panels, wind turbines and fuel-efficient Tier 2 marine diesel engines, the first-of-its-kind Hornblower Hybrid is the greenest vessel to sail Bay Area waters.

Meeting Facilities
Facility Info
Meeting Rooms
  • Largest Room 292
  • Reception Capacity 1,500
  • Banquet Capacity 1,050
  • Number of Rooms 7
San Francisco Belle
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 292
  • Banquet Capacity: 1050
  • Reception Capacity: 1500
California Hornblower
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 183
  • Banquet Capacity: 550
  • Reception Capacity: 645
San Francisco Spirit
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 150
  • Banquet Capacity: 300
  • Reception Capacity: 400
Empress Hornblower
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 84
  • Banquet Capacity: 175
  • Reception Capacity: 250
Pacific Hornblower
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 97
  • Banquet Capacity: 110
  • Reception Capacity: 130
Sunset Hornblower
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 98
  • Banquet Capacity: 88
  • Reception Capacity: 100
Commodore Hornblower
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 75
  • Banquet Capacity: 78
  • Reception Capacity: 100