Sausalito, California has a number of fine, luxurious lodging options. Choose from thoroughly modern hotels or resorts having iconic history and style. Whether located along the waterfront or closer to the downtown area, all facilities offer spectacular views. Relax on private decks and patios while scanning the scenery over the Richardson Bay, featuring the Island of Belvedere and the world famous Golden Gate Bridge.
The historic luxury hotel and spa lies nestled in the lush green hills overlooking Sausalito Bay. The facility offers spacious rooms having modern décor and furnishings with a hint of classic styling. Families and small groups have the option of reserving a hillside cottage. When reserving a stay at Casa Madrona, learn about the facility’s special packages, including romantic getaways featuring chocolates, a bottle of wine and a dozen red roses, waiting upon arrival.
Guests who enjoy physical activity have the option of taking a guided mountain biking tour in the nearby hills, courtesy of the hotel. Exploring Sausalito includes complementary gift certificates for dining at one of the city’s fine restaurants. At the end of the day, guests enjoy a bit of self-indulgence in the Casa Madrona Spa. Trained staff offer body scrubs, messages and water therapy sessions designed to release the stress and tension from everyday life. The facility also offers hair, hand and nail treatments.
Located in the heart of downtown Sausalito, the historic Gables Inn was the first hotel in the city. Within a few minutes walk from the facility, guests have access to hundreds of shops, art galleries and restaurants. If undecided about where to visit and what to see, the Gables Inn concierge service may offer suggestions. After a full day of shopping and sightseeing, enjoy panoramic scenic views from floor to ceiling windows and French doors opening onto private decks.
Take in the scenery or watch a movie while snacking on complimentary wines and cheeses. The Gables Inn offers a selection of elegantly, but tastefully decorated rooms, providing sleeping and living areas. Let the world go by while relaxing in an antique claw foot tub or a modern tub with spa jets. In the morning, visitors choose from an array of foods at the continental breakfast buffet.
Located by Sausalito Park, this iconic Mission-Revival building served as the setting for more than one Hollywood production. Guests find examples of architectural artistry and craftsmanship on the exteriors and interiors of the facility. The hotel reminds many of the French Riviera with décor that includes selections of replicated Matisse and Monet paintings. Rooms contain hand-crafted furnishings, stained glass windows and interiors designed by local artists.
Gaze over the harbor and park from the luxury of elegantly decorated rooms having a jewel box like quality. Though exuding an air of opulence, spaces also offer a homey atmosphere with special touches that include bookcases, cupboards, modest flower arrangements and greenery, tastefully located about the rooms.
Inn Above Tide
The modern facility lies along the waterfront and offers room selections ranging from conventional sleeping areas to full-sized penthouse suites. Have an in-room complimentary continental breakfast while reading the morning paper or the latest popular magazine. Later in the day, bathe or shower using the finest Bvlgari toiletries, then lounge in plush bathrobes and slippers while enjoying evening hors d’oeuvres and wine. Complimentary binoculars enable guests a close up view of the harbor and local scenery from private balconies.
The facility also employs professional message therapists for the benefit of guests. From the privacy of a room or deck, visitors relax under the skilled hands of a therapist providing acupressure/Shiatsu, a deep tissue, or Swedish message, ridding the body of aches, pains and stress while renewing the balance and flow of energy. The Inn Above Tide also offers valet laundry and parking services and fully stocked mini bars.
Cavallo Point Lodge
The expansive resort lies at the foot of the famous structure in the Golden Gate Bridge National Park. Once home of the U.S. Army’s Fort Baker military installation, guests have the option of staying in historic buildings that served as officer’s quarters. The kid and pet friendly facility offers conventional rooms or one and two bedroom family suites. Additionally, the 1,175 square foot Frank House provides elegance and privacy for families or small groups. Above the renovated historic buildings stands a modern eco-friendly lodging facility featuring private entrances, fireplaces, floor to ceiling windows and doors opening onto decks.
Family orientated amenities include milk and homemade cookie snacks, dog treats, puppy bedding and expansive grounds for play and exploration. Children under the age of 12 enjoy free dining and rooms come with a complimentary nightly move. The Caravallo also offers cooking classes, yoga classes and a Healing Arts and Spa Center, providing facial and body treatments, along with varied messages. The in-house physician provides guests with primary care, in addition to consultations for special health and fitness needs.