Hello Jen. Thank you so much for your interest in Moen products. The Glenshire robe hook base is slightly smaller than 2.7 inches which is measurement of the hooks. We have attached the specifications of the fixture to illustrate the dimensions. If you have additional questions, please complete the form at http://www.moen.com/consumer-support/contact-us or call Moen at 1-800-289-6636. Our business hours are 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Saturday EST.