Cavallo Point – the Lodge at the Golden Gate

San Francisco Bay Area Luxury Lodging in a National Park Setting

Located at the foot of the Golden Gate Bridge, a short distance from downtown San Francisco and inspired by both its stunning natural setting in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area and its storied history, Cavallo Point – the Lodge at the Golden Gate welcomes you. Offering understated and green luxury, exceptional onsite activities and events, outstanding service that’s authentic and friendly, and easy access to the best experiences of the San Francisco Bay Area, we invite you to play, discover and celebrate at Cavallo Point.

San Francisco Surfing Lessons

Cavallo Summer Programs

Your Basecamp for Summer Adventure!

 Allow us to help you create unforgettable memories with a myriad of new programs and amazing outdoor experiences such as paddle boarding, kayaking, mountain biking adventures, cruises and more. 

Patio dining at Murray Circle

Take-Out Dining at Cavallo Point

Legendary Farley Bar and Murray Circle at Cavallo Point are happy to provide a range of “Take Away” options.

Exclusive Offers & Upcoming Events

Cavallo Point exterior

Stay More & Save More

Prolong your vacation with an extended escape to Cavallo Point. The longer you stay, the more you save! Receive 50% off dining Monday through Thursday when you stay with us now through May 31st.
Contemporary Accommodations

Best Flexible Rate

Enjoy a $50 Daily Resort Credit in your choice of Contemporary or Historic Accommodations. Receive 50% off dining Monday through Thursday when you stay with us now through May 31st.
bed and breakfast

Bed & Breakfast

Greet the day with breakfast in our acclaimed Murray Circle restaurant or the relaxing comfort of your Historic or Contemporary room.
Historic King Suite
Inside of the Cavallo Point Deluxe room
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contemporary king suite
contemporary two queens

Distinctive Accommodations

Nestled at the foot of the Golden Gate Bridge, Cavallo Point offers two distinct styles of lodging in the San Francisco Bay Area. Both feature a luxurious hotel experience with spectacular views, a green ethos, and exceptional amenities.

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a couple enjoying a meal outside
Murray Circle

Farm-Focused Flavors

One of the Bay Area’s top culinary destinations, Murray Circle restaurant showcases local, seasonal ingredients, plush outdoor seating, and stunning views. The adjacent Farley Bar offers a full menu, creative cocktails, and cozy fireplaces.

la mariposa room

Inspired Meetings

A place to break with convention, Cavallo Point provides an inspired, eco-friendly backdrop for business meetings, corporate retreats, and special events for groups of 10 to 300.

An outdoor wedding ceremony

Unforgettable Weddings

Cavallo Point marries breathtaking beauty and a historic setting with inviting accommodations, award-winning cuisine, elegant venues, and exceptional activities, all onsite.

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Private Dining

Perfect for intimate celebrations, corporate dinners, and group dining in the San Francisco Bay Area, these Cavallo Point venues are ideal for breakfast, lunch, or dinner events.

The courtyard of a Cavallo Point lodging

Rejuvenating Spa Services

Designed for nurturing and renewal, the Healing Arts Center & Spa is a contemporary oasis of serenity, integrating the finest healing practices from around the world.

The Cavallo Point cooking school kitchen

Acclaimed Cooking Classes

The Cavallo Point Cooking School offers an ever-changing roster of cooking classes and programs flavored by the bounty of organic offerings from the San Francisco Bay Area.

Frequently Asked Questions

How many rooms does Cavallo Point have?

Cavallo Point offers 142 rooms and suites split between two distinct categories: Historic and Contemporary. Each is crafted with distinctive features, but are a century apart in both character and style. Learn more about room accommodations by clicking here.

When was Fort Baker built?

In 1866, the U.S. Army acquired the site for a military base to fortify the north side of the Golden Gate. The 24 buildings around the 10-acre parade ground at Fort Baker took shape between 1901 and 1915. The Army post remained active through World War II and the Cold War Era. To learn more about the history of Fort Baker and Cavallo Point, please visit our Cavallo Point History page by clicking here.

Is Cavallo Point dog-friendly?

Yes! Cavallo Point is a very dog-friendly property and we offer our Eco Luxe Pups program which includes several goodies for your four-legged friends. Learn more about our Dog-Friendly offerings by clicking here.

What are the best things to do near Cavallo Point?

Cavallo Point is perfectly placed to experience the very best the San Francisco Bay Area has to offer! We are located just across the Golden Gate Bridge from all of the attractions of San Francisco and less than an hour from the Napa Valley Wine Country. And right here in our backyard in beautiful Marin County, you’ll find a myriad of outdoor activities that take advantage of our incredible natural setting. To learn more about attractions and activities near Cavallo Point, please click here.

What are some of the amenities at Cavallo Point?

Cavallo Point offers a wide array of exceptional amenities and exclusive services—many of which reflect the lodge’s green philosophy of environmental and social responsibility. To learn more about the amenities offered during a hotel stay, please click here.

What are the dining options at Cavallo Point?

Cavallo Point offers several options for dining. Murray Circle restaurant features the ingredient-driven Northern California cuisine for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. Next door, Farley Bar offers a warm, comfortable atmosphere along with seasonal specialty cocktails and a more casual bar menu. Both offer outdoor patio seating with views of the Golden Gate Bridge. In-room dining is also available. To learn more and view menus, please visit our Dining page by clicking here. In addition, the Tea Bar in the Healing Arts Center & Spa offers a variety of healthy tonics and teas made with the finest ingredients along with an array of healthy dishes on which to dine.

Is Cavallo Point smoke-free?

While all of the indoor areas at Cavallo Point are smoke-free, there are designated smoking areas throughout the property.

Upcoming Activities and Events