Where to sleep in Sausalito
Casa Madrona Hotel & Spa. Rooms in the new section arelarge, luxurious, and contemporary; hillside casitas and rooms inthe old mansion retain their Victorian style. A few rooms have bigdecks overlooking the bay. The day spa is open to the public. Anupscale Italian restaurant will soon replace the California cuisineof Mikayla; Poggio is scheduled to open in September (Mikayla willremain 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 FrenchRiviera 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 thewater, with dazzling bay views ― splurge on a room with aterrace. From $235. 30 El Portal, off Bridgeway; www.innabovetide.com,(800) 893-8433, or (415) 332-9535.