About Cavallo Point
Nestled at the northern end of the Golden Gate Bridge in historic Fort Baker, within the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, Cavallo Point – the Lodge at the Golden Gate welcomes you to a luxurious hotel experience achieved with an underlying green and socially responsible ethos.
Located within 75,000+ acres of national parkland, comprising the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, mere minutes from San Francisco, our award-winning lodge features 142 accommodations in Historic and Contemporary rooms and suites. Enjoy exquisite dining at Murray Circle and Farley Bar, soothing treatments at the Healing Arts Center & Spa, interactive classes at the Cooking School, diverse meeting and event venues, and high-end shopping at the Mercantile.
Beyond complimentary yoga and guided property walks, you can hike, bike, sail, tour, and taste your way around San Francisco Bay. Just a short distance away are the world-class attractions of San Francisco, Marin, Berkeley, and the famed Napa and Sonoma Valleys' wine country. Certified LEED Gold, Cavallo Point was named the #1 Best Hotel in the San Francisco Bay Area by Travel+Leisure.
Renowned internationally for its sense of place, variety of guest experiences onsite or nearby, and exceptional service, Cavallo Point is close to everything, but away from it all.
The History of Cavallo Point
Named after the wild stallions that gathered centuries ago in this sheltered haven by the bay, Cavallo Point has long been a place of serenity and contentment.
The Golden Gate National Recreation Area
One of the largest and most popular urban national parks in the world, the Golden Gate National Recreation Area was established as part of efforts to make national parks more accessible to city dwellers and bring "parks to the people." The parks' 75,000+ acres extend north from Fort Baker at the Golden Gate Bridge to Tomales Bay in Marin County and south to San Mateo County.
Cavallo Point is set apart by guiding principles that focus on our environmental and social ethos, with many initiatives to support sustainability, stewardship, and preservation.
With the philosophy that “what is good for our earth is also good for business,” our commitment is to take as little from the environment as possible and to give back as much as we can.
Cavallo Point is a proud member of the Passport Resorts family. Each Passport Resort property is committed to providing a guest experience that is unique and soulful. We invite you to learn more about our sister property, Post Ranch Inn, high atops the cliffs of Big Sur along the California coastline.
Like Cavallo Point, Lexus provides quality amenities, attention to detail, and luxurious comfort. It’s a perfect fit, and we are pleased to have Lexus as our preferred vehicle. We invite you to test drive any of our Lexus vehicles when staying with us.
Red Carnation Hotel Collection
Cavallo Point is proud to partner with Red Carnation Hotels, offering exceptional properties around the world, each unique and special, whilst sharing the founding values that define its family-owned and run business.
Frequently Asked Questions
From reservation policies to check-in times, spa guidelines, and more, here are the answers to some of our most frequently asked questions.
Our Property Map
Discover the extraordinary features, adventures and activities, majestic surroundings, and spectacular panoramic views of Cavallo Point – the Lodge at the Golden Gate.