21 Best Houseboat Rentals In And Around Sausalito, California - Updated 2024

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A city in Marin County, Sausalito, California, is a scenic town, famous for its Richardson Bay houseboats, pristine ocean, and rolling foothills and mountains. Visitors can enjoy various things to do such as walking around the city, soaking in the big city views of San Francisco or the Golden Gate Bridge. And, if you are planning a vacation away from the big city, but still enjoy having an amazing view of the city and the ocean from the comfort of your home, Sausalito should be one of your must-visit destinations. For a truly unique experience during your vacation here, stay at one of the Airbnb rentals. Also, check out the below-mentioned houseboat rentals in and around Sausalito, California.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on February 05, 2024.

1. Uniquely designed houseboat featured in magazines (from USD 333)

The stunning architecture is the first thing you’ll notice when you look at this houseboat. And when you step inside, you’ll discover that this rental is fitted with all the luxurious amenities and facilities. At 3,700 square feet (343.74 square meters), this floating home in Sausalito features two beautiful bedrooms — one has a fireplace and a hot tub on an adjoining balcony, while the other has a sitting room. There’s also an elegantly appointed gourmet kitchen — preparing meals here will definitely make you feel like a chef yourself.

There are other fantastic amenities that you can enjoy. In particular, there’s high-speed internet access and cable television, so you can enjoy a movie marathon. You can also borrow the single kayaks provided on the dock.

With all these luxurious amenities, this houseboat has been featured in the California Home and Design magazine and on several television programs.

Stayed at this property?
Sausalito, California, United States
3.81 km (2.4 mi) from Golden Gate National Recreation Area
house boat 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the roof balcony was awesome the beds were comfortable and sleeping arrangements were quite private and cozy
Cleanliness:
it was very spacious and comfortable for a grown family of five
Host:
the owner was helpful friendly and accommodating in every way
Location:
friendly neighbors and of course a wonderful location
but i parked near the boat for a week without problem
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2. A vintage guest cottage with panoramic views (from USD 256)

Located twelve minutes from the Golden Gate Bridge this floating houseboat near Sausalito, California features a beautiful blend of vintage decor and amenities from the 1960s and 70s with today’s era. Accommodating up to four people, this space comprises two bedrooms, one bathroom, a kitchenette, a living area, and a dining area. You can enjoy dining outdoors on the spacious deck situated upstairs by the master bedroom, soaking in the panoramic views. Also, enjoy unparalleled views of the bay, the rolling hills, and majestic Mt. Tamalpais.

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Sausalito, California, United States
4.16 km (2.6 mi) from Golden Gate National Recreation Area
438 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice for having coffee on the deck and a complete kitchen for cooking meals
lovely comfortable houseboat with terrific views
it has just enough amenities to be comfortable yet not cluttered
full kitchen beds very comfortable clean and the views oh the views
the hosts provided starter coffee and other appreciated amenities like laundry and dish soap
Cleanliness:
the place was very clean the area was beautiful and our hosts fantastic
great place to stay very clean nicely decorated and owners are very responsive
nature will nurture and this houseboat was clean and serene perfect combination
great location very clean and well stocked
Host:
wonderful hosts and very helpful
lois was a great host who answered questions promptly and clearly
lois is the perfect host
phenomenal digs and a great host
lois and bob were excellent hosts quick to respond with great suggestions and answer any questions
Location:
location is ideal for san francisco if inclined
easy access to the city by bus or ferry
unique experience close to many great restaurants in sausalito
wonderful play to stay and close proximity to the city
highly recommend this wonderful location
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3. Live on a historic ferryboat (from USD 445)

The SS City of Seattle, a historic ferryboat, launched in 1888 and is only one of the best places to stay for rent for couples or families. This oldest surviving ferryboat on the West Coast has interiors that combine modern luxury and comfort with plenty of natural light and bright colors to amp up the living space.

Set on the open water, this ferryboat has all the modern amenities you need and features three bedrooms, three bathrooms, a living area, a kitchen, and a dining space. You can enjoy the nearby attractions, such as the Ancient Redwoods, Golden Gate Bridge, Disney’s Art & Innovation, and more.

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Sausalito, California, United States
4.05 km (2.6 mi) from Golden Gate National Recreation Area
227 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
huge kitchen swinging couch sun room etc
the furniture was comfortable and the rooms spacious
gorgeous view from all rooms on the main floor
we were so comfortable it was truly lovely to wake up to the amazing views of sausalito
huge kitchen with everything a chef would need
Cleanliness:
everything was clean and well-maintained
the beds were comfortable with clean towels and linens
absolutely beautiful spacious and clean
what a relaxing getaway we arrived to a spotless houseboat with keys waiting
a really unique place to stay very clean fully stocked three rooms giant space of a bathroom
Host:
the owners were very nice and kept to themselves
chris was a great host
this place is perfect and the hosts are remarkably generous of their time and their water toys
one of a kind experience
chris is a very considerate and professional host
Location:
the location was wonderful not far from sonoma and close to san francisco
peaceful and great location for hiking and trip to sonoma
idyllic location in a quiet and stunning area
the yellow ferry of sausalito is truly an awesome location and a welcoming place to stay
we enjoyed the local restaurants and the ideal location
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4. A modern, well-lit, two-level accommodation

This stylish floating home comfortably accommodates four guests. The two-level houseboat on Liberty Dock features two bedrooms with teak floors, a bathroom and a kitchen with Italian tiles, a dining room, side and roof decks with a barbecue, and twelve skylights. Feel free to cook your favorite dishes in the full kitchen, which is equipped with everything you will possibly need, and make use of the free internet available throughout the accommodation. Most of the attractions are found close to the houseboat, including some of the best hiking and trekking spots in Marin County, beaches and Golden Gate Bridge, making it one of the most sought-after Sausalito floating homes for rent.

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Sausalito, California, United States
3.83 km (2.4 mi) from Golden Gate National Recreation Area
9 reviews   Wifi Available
Houseboat 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
clean comfortable beautiful rooftop deck fantastic location sunsets over mt
Host:
shannon's floating home is a wonderful sanctuary and shannon is a responsive and considerate host
Location:
the location of the boat on the dock is peaceful and provides beautiful views
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5. A private houseboat with luxury amenities and fixtures (from USD 825)

The modern decor of this houseboat will make anyone feel like they are vacationing in a beautiful studio apartment. Featuring a long list of luxury amenities, this houseboat is surrounded by pristine views of San Francisco, East Bay, Sausalito, and the seals. Accommodating up to six guests, the houseboat features three bedrooms and two bathrooms with high-end fixtures, a fully equipped kitchen, a living room with a fireplace, two large decks, and a barbecue on the patio deck.

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Sausalito, California, United States
4.07 km (2.6 mi) from Golden Gate National Recreation Area
47 reviews   Wifi Available
Houseboat 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
loved the style the amount of space and the comfortable yet sophisticated decor
a wonderful comfortable space with wonderful views
great well equipped comfortable home with fantastic views
kids happily spread out in the lower level beds
it’s a fabulous space with many thoughtful touches and plenty of room to spread out
Cleanliness:
the place was clean and comfortable and we immediately felt at home
very clean large complete kitchen and nice touches throughout
Host:
all interaction was fast and helpful
pati is a very nice and helpful host
everyone on the dock was very friendly
pati was a fantastic host and communication was easy and quick
he was always responsive available and attentive without being intrusive
Location:
absolutely beautiful home and location
we had a wonderful stay the location is serene but yet so close to everything
very nice place quiet and close to everything
wonderful houseboat extremely well located and nicely decorated
we had such a nice time super fun location and wonderful little home
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6. A romantic houseboat with well-equipped amenities (from USD 172)

This luxury houseboat comfortably accommodates two people and boasts all the modern amenities for your comfort and convenience. There is one bedroom, one bathroom, a living area, a kitchen, a patio deck, and a dining space. The houseboat also offers kayaks and bike rental for guests looking to explore the water and the town. Step outside and sit on the patio and enjoy watching beautiful sunsets and pristine views by the bay.

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Sausalito, California, United States
4.03 km (2.6 mi) from Golden Gate National Recreation Area
21 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Houseboat 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
centrally located in the quaint houseboat community and has all the amenities for a very comfortable stay
huge flat screen tv bbq kayaks bikes etc
Cleanliness:
clean and modern with beautiful unobstructed views
stylish decor clean and warwick was always communicative and accommodating
Host:
warwick is the perfect host
warwick's floating home is simply one of a kind
warwick is a perfect host - friendly and responsive
last but not least warwick himself is a fantastic host - so responsive and accommodating
warwick was very helpful and easy to communicate with
Location:
great location close to 101 nice restaurants and grocery store close by
a special location that we hope to visit again
his location is the best in the area
if you want a special place on the outskirts of san francisco you've found it
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7. Live in a beach house-like floating home

This houseboat decorated like a beach house is perfect for couples looking for a getaway. With one bedroom and one bathroom, this floating home features interiors and furnishings made of recycled materials, driftwood, wainscoting, shiplap, and beautiful fixtures that represent the ocean. Along with this, there is also a floating deck with a gas grill, which is the perfect spot to drink a cup of Joe or a glass of wine amidst the serene nature.

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Sausalito, California, United States
3.92 km (2.5 mi) from Golden Gate National Recreation Area
14 reviews  
Private room in houseboat 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room was comfortable and private
Host:
john was a fantastic host and great to chat to
john is also a great host
john is also very responsive if you need anything
Location:
it was easy to drive around and free parking was close to his pier
this place was awesome very cool atmosphere in a great location
the location was beautiful and his home is fun and comfortable
great place to stay wild love to stay here again in the future
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8. A spacious houseboat with a roof deck

With aesthetically pleasing interiors and big windows, this is one of the most charming yet quirky Sausalito, CA, houseboats, and accommodates up to five guests. The houseboat features two bedrooms, one bathroom, a well-equipped kitchen, a living area with a fireplace, and a dining area. Spend your day grilling meat and veggies with your family or friends out on the spacious roof deck, offering panoramic views of the Bay, Mt. Tamalpais, and San Francisco.

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Sausalito, California, United States
3.94 km (2.5 mi) from Golden Gate National Recreation Area
17 reviews   Wifi Available
Houseboat 2 Beds 3 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
lots of light easy parking well equipped and very comfortable
Cleanliness:
it was quiet well furnished and clean
house has all you need and it is really clean
great place very well located but not exactly a modern or clean place
Host:
alan is a very attentive host and his home is really comfortable and spacious
alan is a great host the boat house is a unique experience
alan is a wonderful host his place is a is simply spectacular
if you want a peaceful stay this is the place very family friendly and quiet
Location:
great place in a houseboat community close to downtown sausalito and the highway
this is a great place to stay for a couple or family
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9. A bright floating home, featuring a sundeck (from USD 289)

This houseboat is bright, modern, and roomy, with a large living area that easily accommodates up to five people. The fully furnished floating home has three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a remodeled kitchen with stainless steel appliances, a refrigerator, and a microwave. From the sundeck of the houseboat, one can enjoy magnificent views of Mt. Tamalpais and Bay Bridge, while chilling on the lounge chairs.

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Sausalito, California, United States
3.88 km (2.5 mi) from Golden Gate National Recreation Area
7 reviews   Wifi Available
Houseboat 3 Beds 5 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Host:
owner was quick to respond and very friendly
great place and great host - would definitely stay again - sheri
zach is a great host awesome location
Location:
zachary’s lovely houseboat was the perfect location for our san francisco trip
if you’re looking for some ware close to san francisco you can't go wrong with this lovely house boat
great location the space is unique and is exactly as described
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10. Relax and see great sights while on this cozy Sausalito houseboat (from USD 125)

For those looking for houseboat rentals in the Bay Area, this accommodation could be an ideal option. It will let you experience authentic Sausalito living while you stay at a unique type of accommodation. And it is also quite easy to embark on some of the best day trips from Sausalito, California, from this amazing houseboat.

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Sausalito, California, United States
3.96 km (2.5 mi) from Golden Gate National Recreation Area
19 reviews   Wifi Available
Private room in houseboat 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
very clean such a great ambience and location
Host:
susan is a wonderful host i’m sure everyone will enjoy personality
sue is a generous welcoming host
susan was a fabulous host
susan is so friendly and kind and knowledgeable about the area and gave us lots of great recommendations
our stay was with a casual friendly host who lives on the houseboat with one other person
Location:
this is a unique interesting convenient and fun place to stay
her place is artistically eclectic and fun
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11. Spacious houseboat with San Francisco Bay views (from USD 285)

A family or group of six guests will love staying in this spacious houseboat that offers fantastic views of San Francisco Bay and beautiful sailboats bobbing on the water. Originally constructed in 1910, this property is completely remodeled and comes equipped with modern conveniences like WiFi, Sonos sound system, heating, and more. Enjoy alfresco meals on the outdoor deck, lounge about in the furnished living room, rustle up delicious meals in the full kitchen or sleep soundly in the three well-appointed bedrooms. Two luxe bathrooms, an office and a den are also accessible to guests. Golden Gate Bridge is just 4.6 mi (7.4 km) away.

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Sausalito, California, United States
4.07 km (2.6 mi) from Golden Gate National Recreation Area
house boat 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
Host:
the owners were very attentive and thoughtful
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12. Remodeled houseboat with Mt. Tamalpais views (from USD 217)

Those who wish to stay in a houseboat in Sausalito that provides unhindered views of Mt. Tamalpais will be interested in this listing. Ideally suited for up to four adults, this remodeled houseboat is chic and well-appointed. Decked out in modern furnishings, it has an open-concept living area and kitchen with large windows to take in the views. A furnished den, two beautiful bathrooms and bedrooms, a lovely top deck with seating, and an additional front deck are also accessible to guests. All the attractions of San Francisco are a quick, short drive away from this houseboat.

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3.9 km (2.5 mi) from Golden Gate National Recreation Area
44 reviews   Wifi Available
house boat 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 31
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
janet was very helpful and responsive and made our stay easy and comfortable
the house was immaculate and the beds were perfect for a good night's sleep
comfortable bedding great towels (including the black makeup washcloths ) arrival flowers and spirits and so much more
both beds were first rate the kitchen was very well equipped and the entire unit was very bright
Cleanliness:
super clean and cozy
it is spotless comfortable and furnished beautifully
very clean and was ready before we got to san francisco
the home is tastefully decorated and well appointed impeccably clean very comfortable and carefully maintained
Host:
met the owner and everything was more & better than expected
owner thought of everything and has great instructions in a nice book if something comes up
the houseboat neighbors were very welcoming and friendly and were happy to talk about houseboat life
janet is easily the most experienced organized and thoughtful host we've ever dealt with
Location:
the location was absolutely perfect
tam is calming and uplifting
perfect home perfect location
walking up and down the docks was an adventure in and off itself
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13. Cozy floating home for four (from USD 217)

This 900-square-foot (83.61-square-meter) floating home features one bedroom with a king-size bed, but if you have two extra guests, then you can use the queen-size sofa sleeper in the living room. In addition to this, there’s a well-equipped kitchen for your dining needs and a living room with internet access and cable television.

Sausalito and San Francisco are two of the closest cities to this houseboat. For this reason, you can easily head down to these places to do some sightseeing. Some of the places you should include in your itinerary are Golden Gate Park, Marin Headlands, Rodeo Beach, and Alcatraz Island.

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3.93 km (2.5 mi) from Golden Gate National Recreation Area
19 reviews   Wifi Available
house boat 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 30
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very relaxing and sitting on the deck having breakfast or a sundowner watching the birds was perfect
it was great fun to be on the water the unit is very comfortable and nicely furnished
very modern and comfortable would definitely stay here again
Cleanliness:
very clean and well equipped unit
Host:
anna the host incredibly easy to work with
anna the host was so easy to communicate with and gave us all the privacy we needed too
Location:
location too was awesome
the location was great as in 10 minutes you can be in the heart of san francisco
well equipped and comfortable houseboat in a convenient location
we loved this amazing houseboat and location we used the kayaks every day at sunset to explore the bay
we stayed during the sausalito art festival during labor day weekend and could walk to the festival area
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14. Bright and airy houseboat (from USD 165)

Relax on your private and peaceful deck while you savor the feeling of true houseboat living. This bright accommodation is only a five-minute drive from downtown Sausalito so you’re guaranteed prime access to several hotspots. While it’s easy to explore the district, the highlight of your experience will be your indoor stays in the unit.

The modern space has a cozy living room with a fireplace that extends to a furnished deck, perfect for savoring the waterfront views. The stay is made more convenient by the availability of a smart TV and WiFi. Its kitchen has got all your meal plans covered as it is equipped with the essential appliances and cookware.

Make your way up to the dreamy bedroom that has a full-size bed and a furnished private balcony to recharge. Note that you’ll need to book the property for at least 29 days to enjoy its amenities.

Stayed at this property?
Sausalito, California, United States
4.49 km (2.8 mi) from Golden Gate National Recreation Area
house boat 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Top guest reviews
Location:
amazing place to stay and very enjoyable location
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15. A lovely two-story dwelling (from USD 400)

Whether you’re heading to Sausalito for a relaxing time on the water or exploring its attractions, this lovely two-story houseboat in Marin County is the ideal dwelling to book. Its front deck allows you to admire the waterfront views but if you’re quite adventurous, you can use the two kayaks and life vests to embark on the waters. A recently renovated houseboat, it features an updated kitchen for all your cooking needs and is equipped with a smart speaker and two 54-inch flat-screen TVs with cable services. Free WiFi also comes with the booking.

You can effortlessly explore the nearby points of interest using the unit’s bicycle on a fine day. Golden Gate Bridge is just 10 minutes away from the property while the heart of San Francisco can be easily reached through a short ferry ride.

Stayed at this property?
Sausalito, California, United States
3.94 km (2.5 mi) from Golden Gate National Recreation Area
house boat 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

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16. Charming home with a private hot tub (from USD 285)

This 1,640-square-foot (152.36-square meter) A-frame house is just a few minutes away from San Francisco, so you shouldn’t miss your chance to do some sightseeing while staying here. Some of the places that you should definitely visit include Golden Gate Park, Nike Missile Site SF-88, the Walt Disney Family Museum, and Baker Beach.

After your day of adventure, head back to this home to rest. You can soak in the hot tub on the deck to soothe your worn-out muscles, and when you’re hungry, you can whip out a delicious meal in the fully equipped kitchen. Then, you might want to watch an engaging movie in the living room before going to sleep.

Stayed at this property?
Sausalito, California, United States
3.81 km (2.4 mi) from Golden Gate National Recreation Area
house boat 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very comfortable beautiful views great location
all the amenities of a nice hotel with the added bonus of a well stocked kitchen
the beds are comfortable and the linens and bedding are superior quality
the rooms are large and well furnished and the living areas are perfect for socializing
Cleanliness:
the property is spotless and beautifully appointed
this home was so clean and cozy that we didn't want to leave
all appears new and sparkling clean
sea chalet is a cute compact clean and comfortable floating home with all needed amenities
the house is very comfortable clean and has gorgeous views
Host:
amy was wonderful very helpful on the front end making our arrival easy and stress-free
amy was so friendly and helpful
Location:
easy parking close to the ferry to sf close to downtown sausalito convenient to mill valley
home is as advertised great location for seeing the san francisco bay area
easy drive into the city or down to ferry dock and close to wine country reyes pte etc
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17. Bright and colorful houseboat with spectacular views (from USD 199)

With its bright colors and charming design, this houseboat will make you feel like you’re on a fantastical and whimsical getaway. It’s also wonderfully furnished, so your experience will definitely be memorable. The kitchen and the living room share an open floor plan, so you can watch movies while preparing your meals. The living room also has a free-standing wood-burning fireplace, so you’ll always be warm and toasty.

There’s an extra room in this rental that you can use as an office or a yoga room. You can also find two balconies that boast spectacular views. You can hang out in one of them, sipping your coffee and wine while admiring the views of the water and the sunset.

Stayed at this property?
Sausalito, California, United States
4.07 km (2.6 mi) from Golden Gate National Recreation Area
house boat 4 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
are better than many home kitchens) and lots of extra high quality towels sheets etc
the kitchen bedrooms and bathrooms are surprisingly well equipped with first-rate equipment (pans knives etc
Host:
it was a lot of fun and our host was incredibly responsive and accomodating for our entire stay
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18. Spend a beautiful getaway at the Happy Place (from USD 147)

Looking forward to spending some quality time with your significant other? Then you must see what this houseboat has to offer. Situated north of the Golden Gate Bridge, this floating home is roomy and cozy and features a bedroom and a bathroom, a living area, a kitchen, and a dining area, all equipped with modern amenities. And, if you want to explore the city, you can rent a car and head to the nearest wine country to sip some of the tastiest wines or go discover the local hiking trails of the country.

Stayed at this property?
Mill Valley, California, United States
4.06 km (2.6 mi) from Golden Gate National Recreation Area
8 reviews   Wifi Available
Boat 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful views wonderful trip loved the bathroom nightlight
Cleanliness:
but it’s clean safe and michael is a really nice guy that clearly respected our privacy
Host:
micheal was a wonderful host thoughtful flexible on check out and the setting was beautiful
fabulous hosts of this cute floating home
Location:
walking distance to a great breakfast place and a short drive into sausalito
peaceful and authentic houseboat community and great central location just minutes from the highway and mill valley
location is outstanding the house boat community is very friendly
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19. Take in the beautiful views from this floating home (from USD 275)

This floating home can sleep up to four guests, making it great for a small group of friends or a family. Nestled at the end of the dock, this home has a lot of natural light flowing in because of the floor-to-ceiling windows. It comprises two bedrooms, one bathroom, a living area, a dining area, and a kitchen with a farm sink, a Wolf stove, and a dishwasher.

Guests have full access to the grills outside and can also venture out to the closest restaurants and supermarkets nearby. Because of its perfect location amidst the city and nature, you will love sitting on the deck, soaking in the stunning views.

Stayed at this property?
Mill Valley, California, United States
4.09 km (2.6 mi) from Golden Gate National Recreation Area
32 reviews   Wifi Available
Houseboat 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the view from the living room is even better than in the pictures
i enjoyed the hammock; the space was stylish and comfortable and the gas heater kept us warm
a very unique experience with a beautiful view sunset and sunrises are beautiful from the living room
the inside is spacious the kitchen well-equipped the bedroom comfortable (with a small private deck)
loved staying there & hoping to return soon super comfortable and oh the views of sunrise- amazing
Cleanliness:
the place was clean quiet and exactly as described
Host:
great communication with our host as well
Location:
wonderful style location vibe and just as expected
very charming place great location and great host
the place is beautiful if sort of unique
our stay at sasha's place was great; our son had a tremendous time watching the birds
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20. Mountain-view houseboat in San Rafael (from USD 110)

Imagine yourself unwinding in a charming houseboat nestled right in the heart of San Rafael. Whether you’re seeking a brief getaway or an extended long-term rental near Sausalito, this houseboat is your ticket to an unforgettable waterfront escape. Step inside to find a comfortable double bed waiting for you. It boasts a full kitchen and bathroom, ensuring your convenience throughout your stay. As you wake up, you’ll be greeted by breathtaking mountain views from your window. A TV is on hand for your entertainment, while the window AC unit ensures you stay comfortably cool.

You have your very own patio or balcony for enjoying morning coffee. Inside, you can embrace a cozy atmosphere with the warm glow of a wood-burning fireplace. And for those with an adventurous spirit, a kayak awaits your command, ready to set sail on the nearby waters.

Stayed at this property?
San Rafael, California, United States
13.57 km (8.5 mi) from Golden Gate National Recreation Area
136 reviews   Wifi Available
Houseboat 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
and super clean top3
this place was very clean and comfortable would definitely recommend
the houseboat is quite cute and clean and quiet at night
very clean and cute place neighbors were friendly
Host:
host makes us fill happy
so kind nice host and quick answer for us
communication with the hosts was easy and quick as was check in
Location:
very cute and comfortable houseboat in central san rafael close to terrapin crossroads and sol food
super cute place to stay the marina is located just off the highway ample parking
loved that it was close to many parks and had a lot of places to go and explore
the price is good and is probably just the right place for the right person
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21. Romantic houseboat retreat (from USD 270)

Indulge in a romantic escape on a spacious, studio-style Airbnb houseboat near Sausalito. As you step inside, you’re greeted by the cozy bedroom, complete with a queen-sized bed where you’ll sink into dreams of the sea. With a bay view as your backdrop, you’ll feel like you’ve entered a world of tranquility.

The houseboat boasts modern amenities, including a well-equipped kitchen with a refrigerator, ensuring your culinary desires are met. Stay connected and browse the web with the included WiFi, or dive into the collection of books for some leisurely reading. For those longer stays, a washing machine and dryer are at your disposal. Step outside onto your private patio, where you can bask in the serenity of the bay.

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Mill Valley, California, United States
4.29 km (2.7 mi) from Golden Gate National Recreation Area
36 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Houseboat 1 Bed 2 Guests

Accommodates: 2

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Amenities & Room:
the bed was comfy and we had all of the creature comforts one could ask for
Location:
we loved the decor location and all the thoughtful touches
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Witness the beauty of the city from the ocean

If you are planning a getaway to Sausalito, why not consider one of the many exceptional hotels with a view? And if you want to see the city in a whole different way and experience something new for a change, here is your chance. Stay at one of the best Sausalito houseboat rentals in California during your next vacation.

For those seeking a more traditional lodging experience, consider the comfortable hotels in Sausalito.

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Frequently asked questions about houseboat rentals in and around Sausalito, California

1. Which houseboat rentals in and near Sausalito are ideal for long-term stays?

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When searching for houseboat rentals in Sausalito and adjoining areas with parking, consider this uniquely designed houseboat featured in magazines, this vintage guest cottage with panoramic views, this historic ferryboat, and this modern, well-lit, two-level accommodation.

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Born in Mumbai and brought up in Bangalore, India, Aarti is a full-time freelance writer by profession. She is a lover of everything the ‘blue dot’ offers—world cultures, off-the-beaten tracks,...Read more

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