SPY Guide: The 10 Best Hotel Gyms in America

Best Hotel Gyms: The 10 Best
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* Get a great workout while on the road
* Facilities with basketball courts, pools, personal training and more
* 10 hotel with incredible gyms in cities like San Francisco, LA, and New York

Everybody loves a great hotel gym. They’re quiet, clean, minimal, and usually less crowded than a basic gym. Being able to have an effective workout after rushing around on business or overindulging on vacation can hugely improve your mood, and as a result, your whole trip.

To make sure your next adventure includes a good workout, we put together this list of the 10 best hotel gyms in America. Also, if you don’t want to splurge on the room, some of these offer a guest pass so you can enjoy the gym even if you’re not staying at the hotel.

1. Whitney Peak Hotel, Reno

This hotel, located right next to the Reno Arch and National Bowling Stadium, boasts a climbing wall, and an extensive list of climbing and fitness classes. They’re available to all hotel guests, as well as visitors for a small fee if you’re not staying at the hotel.

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2. Kimpton Grand Hotel, Minneapolis

The Kimpton Grand Hotel in Minneapolis has a huge fitness facility that includes fitness machines, a lap pool, an aerobic studio, and a running track. They also have a full Lifetime Athletic Club membership program, with fitness classes that are open to hotel guests for free.

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3. Hilton Anatole, Dallas

The fresh Hilton Anatole in Dallas offers hotel guests with access to the Verandah Club, an 80,000 square foot fitness center on the same property. The Verandah Club includes a basketball court, pool, strength-training room, cycling studio, and racquetball facility.

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4. Fairmont Washington D.C.

The Balance gym, located at the Fairmont in Washington D.C., offers hotel guests and active locals a great place to exercise. Along with state-of-the-art equipment, Balance Gym provides guests with personal training sessions – perfect for travelers looking to grab a quick, effective workout.

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5. The Los Angeles Athletic Club

The Los Angeles Athletic Club is part hotel and part dedicated gym, and sits in the heart of Downtown LA. The gym oozes classic LA style, and provides club members and hotel guests with every kind of facility or class you might need. Be sure to check out the historic pool and basketball court, and grab a drink in one of the old school bars after your workout.

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6. Le Parker Meridien, New York City

This upscale gym in New York’s Le Parker Meridien provides hotel guests with a low-key place to workout in-between traveling activities. And if you’re staying nearby or live in NYC, you can still workout here with a guest pass.

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7. Fontainebleau Hotel, Miami

Break a sweat while taking in a gorgeous view of the atlantic ocean at the famous Fontainebleau hotel in Miami Beach. The gym features all the equipment and facilities you need for a good workout, and personal training services if you need some extra motivation. To access this gym as a non-hotel guest, you’ll need to purchase a personal training session or a spa and gym package.

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8. Hotel Bellevue, Bellevue

Hotel Bellevue, Bellevue Washington’s premier accommodation, upholds its luxurious feel throughout the hotel by offering access to a great gym during your stay. Hotel guests get full access to the Bellevue Club, which has everything you’d expect from an upscale members club including basketball courts, racquet sports, tennis, and aquatics.

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9. Four Seasons Hotel, San Francisco

Whether you’re in San Francisco for business, the cuisine, or the rich culture, the Four Seasons is one of the best places to stay. Instead of offering a hotel gym, the Four Seasons is linked to Equinox Sports Club, an ultra high-end worldwide gym chain. Sadly, Equinox is only available to members and hotel guests, but if you can splurge on the Four Seasons, the accommodations and the gym are well worth it.

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10. The Ritz-Carlton, Boston

The famous Ritz-Carlton in Boston features on-site yoga, pilates and fitness classes, in addition to a racquetball court, basketball court and full gym. A consistent and solid bet, the Ritz is list on Condé Nast Traveler’s Top 100 List of places to stay.

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