California--Natalie Roberts, Beverly Hills: “The J. Patrick House Bed & Breakfast, 2990 Burton Drive, Cambria 93428; telephone (800) 341-5258. Kind, accommodating and on-the-job innkeepers. Tasty, healthy breakfasts; also afternoon hors d’oeuvres with selection of wine and teas (included).” Rates: $115-$180.
Canada--Penny Lampman, Upland: “Kenya Court Guest House, 2230 Cornwall Ave., Vancouver, BC V6K 1B5; tel. (604) 738-7085. Beautiful suite overlooking the bay. Delightful hosts.” Rates: from $85-$105 per couple, with breakfast.
Ireland--Gail Ferguson, Huntington Beach: “Maranatha Country House, Tower, Co. Cork; tel. 011-353-21-385102, fax 011-353-21-385102. Victorian mansion with beautiful private gardens. Spacious, romantic bedrooms.” Rates: about $28-$34 per person, with breakfast. Open April to first week of November.
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