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Admiral Hornblower Yacht – San Diego

A 151-ft mega yacht newly restyled to modern elegance. Three spacious deck levels with panoramic windows ... one of San Diego's finest vessels!

Admiral Hornblower Yacht
Admiral Hornblower Yacht
Admiral Hornblower Yacht
Admiral Hornblower Yacht
Admiral Hornblower Yacht
Admiral Hornblower Yacht
Admiral Hornblower Yacht
Admiral Hornblower Yacht
Admiral Hornblower Yacht
Admiral Hornblower Yacht
Admiral Hornblower Yacht
Admiral Hornblower Yacht

Venue Description

The Admiral Hornblower has it all: Three spacious, climate-controlled salons. Backlit fiber optic infused bars, WiFi throughout the ship, the hip ‘boutique hotel’ style Captains Lounge and Pilot House view. Add to that three spacious, climate-controlled salons, expansive open-air sun decks offering sweeping panoramic San Diego vistas, three full-service bars, two dance floors and capacity for up to 700+ guests.

Custom built and designed by the renowned naval architecture firm Nickum and Spaulding Associates of Seattle, Washington, Admiral Hornblower is the perfect melding of 21st century technology; with “Gatsby” era sophistication and 1920s elegance and style. Boarding through the Clerestory Salon, guests are transported not just to sea; but to a celebration of the fine cuisine.

The Admiral is ideal for large parties, dining or cocktail cruises, weddings, and corporate events. She has fully stocked bars with glasses and restroom facilities. Plus there is also a spacious open-air upper and bow with views of San Diego Bay.

So when is the best time to jump aboard this super hot mega yacht? Our Pier Pressure holiday cruise events; of course! And if you still have questions; then head to our Contact Info to connect with us. We have highly trained San Diego Nightlife pros standing by and ready to help you, 24/7. We’d love to hear from you!

When you choose VIP Nightlife to plan a night out; you don’t have to know anything about the Admiral Hornblower to have the time of your life. With years of experience, our team can take your ideas from an inspiration to a fully executed, once-in-a-lifetime occasion. We will create an event experience for your every need and can service groups of all sizes; up to 1000 or more. So if you are looking to put a nautical spin on your next day or night out in SD; then let VIP Nightlife show you the way! And be sure to Like Us on Facebook so you can keep up with our upcoming events and deals.

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Quick Facts

The Admiral Hornblower features

  • Cocktail capacity of 700 guests
  • Dining capacity of 250 guests
  • Comfortable deck seating throughout the vessel.  There’s not a bad seat in the house!
  • Three climate controlled passenger salons
  • Handsomely designed after classic steamships of early 1900s
  • Three full service bars – one per deck
  • Spacious open air sundeck
  • 20 foot patina ceilings on clerestory deck
  • Panoramic windows providing 360o bay views
  • 2 dance floors
  • Full service galley
  • ADA compliant boarding ramp (at most boarding locations)

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The Decks

Captain’s Lounge

  • Seated dining for 50 guests
  • Fully stocked bar with glassware
  • 360o Panoramic windows

Sun Deck

  • Accommodates up to 300 guests
  • Outdoor cocktail tables and chairs
  • Excellent San Diego Harbor viewing

Main Deck

  • Seated dining for up to 250 guests
  • Modern back lit bar with oyster shell, fiber optic bar top
  • Seven foot interior ceiling height
  • Large restroom facility
  • Raised area can be used for speaker or entertainment
  • Built in dance floor
  • 360o Panoramic windows

Clerestory Deck

  • Seated dining for up to 200 guests
  • Modern back-lit bar with oyster shell, fiber optic bar top
  • Built-in dance floor
  • 360o Panoramic windows
  • 20 ft ceiling with crystal chandeliers
  • Forward lounge area with settees and cocktail tables
  • Restroom facilities


  • Open air deck with comfortable seating

Parking Info

Limited Metered Parking

• There is limited metered parking available on North Harbor Drive (East & West sides) and Pacific Blvd (West side).
• Rates starting at $2.00/hr.

Cedar St. & Kettner Blvd (Ace Parking)

• Secured paid parking available: Mon-Thurs 5pm-11pm, Fri 5pm -2am, Sat 7am-2am & Sun 7am-11pm.
• Prices fluctuate.

Ash St. (Ace Parking)

• Secured paid underground parking on the south side of the County Admin Building.
• Entry is mid-block on Ash Street / btwn Pacific Highway and N. Harbor Dr.
• Parking available: Fri 5pm-2am, Sat 7am-2am & Sun 7am-9pm.
• Prices fluctuate.

ABM Public Parking

• Parking approximately 1/2 mile from check-in location on corner of Pacific Highway & Broadway: 0-1hr $5, 1-10hrs $12.
• Enter from Pacific.
• Prices fluctuate.

Additional Information

• Walking Distance from many Hotels; Grand Hyatt, Marriott Marquis, Holiday Inn, Days Inn & more.
• We do not validate parking.
• Please make sure to give yourself plenty of time to find parking.
• We are not responsible for these parking lots.
• Rates and hours subject to change.

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