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Beauty by the bay

An idyllic getaway just minutes from downtown San Francisco, this lodge-style resort was built on the grounds of historic Fort Baker, bordering Sausalito. The Golden Gate Bridge is immediately south.

Nature and nurture

Guests can take a guided hike beneath the bridge, explore the rolling hills high above the bay, take a cooking class, indulge in a spa treatment, and dine at Cavallo Point's Murray Circle restaurant.

Rooms with a view

The hotel offers historic lodgings in former officers' residences and contemporary rooms on a hillside above the fort. All are smoke-free and include LCD TVs, iPod plug-ins, organic linens, and turndown service.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Built on the grounds of historic Fort Baker, Cavallo Point commands spectacular views of the Golden Gate Bridge, immediately south. More than 75,000 acres of National Park surround the lodge. Guests can also reach downtown via passenger ferry, which departs from nearby Sausalito, or use the hotel's complimentary shuttle service to downtown San Francisco and Sausalito.

Resort activities include guided hikes, complimentary morning yoga classes, and an acclaimed cooking series with classes and tastings. The Healing Arts Center & Spa offers holistic treatments, wellness programs, a Tea Bar, and an outdoor meditation pool beneath the pines. Additional spa features include massages, body scrubs, mud baths, and nutrition consultation in spa, as well as 11 treatment rooms. Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult; guests under 16 are not allowed in the spa.

Business travelers can take advantage of the property's 7 conference rooms, which offer 2,050 square feet of meeting space. Wedding services are also available. The Michelin-star Murray Circle Restaurant features fresh local ingredients, seasonal outdoor dining, and marvelous views of the Golden Gate Bridge. A complimentary reception of light refreshments is served in the early evenings.

Cavallo Point is also home to the Institute at the Golden Gate, advancing environmental preservation and global sustainability. The Bay Area Discovery Museum, one of the top children's museums in the region, is adjacent to the resort.

  • Number of meeting rooms - 7 
  • Free reception 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 190 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 2050 
  • Wedding services 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Free valet parking 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Free ferry terminal shuttle 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Total number of rooms - 142 
  • Picnic area 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Restaurant 
  • Year Built 2002 
  • Free self parking 
  • Sauna 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa tub 
  • Steam room 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Free self parking, Free valet parking

Room Amenities

  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Separate sitting area 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Free WiFi 
  • LCD TV 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Fireplace 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Desk 
  • Free local calls 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • In-room safe 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Pay movies 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Slippers 
  • Phone 
  • Turndown service 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (free) 

Where to Eat

Murray Circle Restaurant - Award-winning restaurant serving Bay Area cuisine created with fresh local ingredients. View of Golden Gate Bridge. Dining room with restored tin ceiling, fine-art photography, fireplaces. Outdoor seating on the building's original porch, facing the city and bridge. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served daily (surcharge applies).

Farley Bar - Named after popular San Francisco comic-strip character. Cocktails, wines, small-plate menu. Fireplaces, leather club chairs. Bar crafted from a fallen tree. Open daily, late morning till late night.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • Hiking/biking trails on site 
  • Pilates classes on site 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 
  • Boat tours nearby 

Spa Services

Cavallo Point features a full-service, on-site spa, Healing Arts Center Spa.

Services at this spa include body, aromatherapy, body scrubs, massages, mud baths in spa, and facial treatments, as well as body wraps and nutritional consultation in spa.

  • Number of treatment rooms 11 
  • Massages 
  • Minimum age to access spa is 16 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Hot stone massage 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Swedish massage 
  • Prenatal massage 
  • Steam room in spa 
  • Thai massage 
  • Sports massage 
  • Detoxification wrap 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Spa tub in spa 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 4 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children under 17 years old stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Free rollaway/extra beds!
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


Pets allowed, Only dogs are allowed, Maximum number of pets per room 2

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No elevators


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • Resort fee: USD 25 per accommodation, per night
The hotel resort fee includes:
  • Spa access
  • Spa tub access
  • Fitness center access
  • Fitness/yoga classes
  • Sporting facilities or equipment
  • Shuttle service
  • Business center/computer access
  • Internet access
  • In-room safe
  • In-room coffee
  • In-room bottled water
  • Concierge/valet service
  • Self parking
  • Valet parking
  • Parking
  • Housekeeping/cleaning fees/gratuities
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 9 and USD 35.00 per person (approximately)
  • Pet fee: USD 75 per pet, per stay
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

  • Cavallo Point is listed in the 2013 Travel + Leisure 500.
  • The property is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.
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