Germany: No smoking
Hotel Privat Dresden, 22 Forststrasse, Dresden 01099, 011-49-3-51-81-17-70. “We recently spent a couple of nights at this hotel, which is said to be Germany’s first nonsmoking hotel. We recommend it highly for its immaculate smoke-free premises as well as its location in a quiet, leafy neighborhood. It has buffet breakfasts and offers a very good restaurant and wine cellar.” Doubles from about $100 in high season.
England: Stylish B&B;
The Town House, 7 Bennett St., Bath, BA1 2QJ; 011-44- 1225-422-505, www.thetownhousebath.co.uk. “This excellent bed-and-breakfast
is in a quiet location has
wonderful breakfasts and
is beautifully decorated with casual elegance and international style. Exceptionally gracious and thoughtful hosts.” Doubles, with breakfast and private bath, $146 to $164.
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