These hotels are four-star for travelers who like to sweat

After checking in, some hotel guests grab the TV remote and room-service menu and go into total-relaxation mode. Then there are the growing numbers of fitness buffs who, as soon as possible, head for the workout club or pool. Millions of business and leisure travelers now factor in hotel gyms when making their reservations, according to Athletic-Minded Traveler LLC, a San Diego-based company that operates the largest "healthy travel" site on the Internet. The site has rated hotel gyms across the US, based on size, range of equipment, multisport options, cost, and ambiance or atmosphere. Its Top 10, with the location of each:

  • 1. Houstonian (Houston)
  • 2. Renaissance ClubSport (Walnut Creek, Calif.)
  • 3. Park Hyatt at Bellevue (Philadelphia)
  • 4. Four Seasons (San Francisco)
  • 5. Embassy Suites Lakefront (Chicago)
  • 6. Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine (La Jolla, Calif.)
  • 7. Westin Atlanta Perimeter North (Atlanta)
  • 8. Grand Hotel (Minneapolis)
  • 9. Broadmoor (Colorado Springs, Colo.)
  • 10. Venetian (Las Vegas)
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