Where to sleep in Sausalito

Several hotel listings

Casa Madrona Hotel & Spa. Rooms in the new section are large, luxurious, and contemporary; hillside casitas and rooms in the old mansion retain their Victorian style. A few rooms have big decks overlooking the bay. The day spa is open to the public. An upscale Italian restaurant will soon replace the California cuisine of Mikayla; Poggio is scheduled to open in September (Mikayla will remain open until then). Rooms from $225. 801 Bridgeway; www.rockresorts.com, (800) 567-9524, or (415) 332-0502.

Hotel Sausalito. This 16-room boutique hotel has a French Riviera style, with warm colors and a sunny terrace. From $145. 16 El Portal, off Bridgeway; www.hotelsausalito.com, (888) 442-0700, or (415) 332-0700.

The Inn Above Tide. An elegant, 30-room hotel right over the water, with dazzling bay views ― splurge on a room with a terrace. From $235. 30 El Portal, off Bridgeway; www.innabovetide.com, (800) 893-8433, or (415) 332-9535.