If you can’t stand smoky hotel rooms, there’s actually some good news for you. There are now triple the number of smoke-free hotel rooms in the country compared to three years ago, and several hotel chains are going completely smoke-free.
Twenty-three states have passed laws specifying a minimum percentage of smoke-free rooms in every hotel, with the proportion of non-smoking to smoking rooms on the rise.
Starting this year, all U.S. Sheraton and Four Points hotels will go smoke-free.
That includes hotel restaurants and lobbies.
All Marriott hotels, with brands including the JW Marriott, the Ritz-Carlton, Renaissance and more in the US and Canada are already smoke-free.
The Westin was one of the first hotel chains to ban smoking in its hotels.
There’s even a fine if you get caught.
California is in the lead, with more than 1,000 smoke-free lodgings.
Other states like West Virginia, North Dakota and Nevada lag behind.
To find lodgings that are 100 percent smoke–free, check out FreshStay.com.
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