California: Coastal inn
Cayucos Sunset Inn, 95 S. Ocean Ave., Cayucos 93430; (877) 805-1076, fax (805) 995-2999, www.CayucosSunsetInn.com. "This Central Coast inn is about a year old and beautifully decorated. Our room had a casual country French decor and featured a huge bath with a Jacuzzi tub for two and separate shower. The bedroom had a fireplace, small refrigerator and a private patio. Evening hors d'oeuvres and wine; milk and cookies when the bed is turned down; hearty breakfast in the morning." Doubles start at $189.
Scotland: Edinburgh B&B;
Acorn Guest House, 70 Pilrig St., Edinburgh EH6 5AS; 011-44-131-554-2187, www.acorn-edinburgh.com. "Victorian guesthouse restored and decorated to create a sophisticated, serene retreat. Bedroom interiors have soothing contemporary colors and many amenities. Extensive breakfast menu. Owners offer much help and provide an invaluable city resource guide; 15-minute walk to the city center." Doubles start at $60.50.
Del Mar, Calif.
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