I recently stayed at the W Fort Lauderdale Hotel and loved it (see, Hotel Review). The fitness center at the W was likewise amazing. It was spacious and filled with state of the art equipment. It was also clean, had plenty of light and mirrors, and the views were spectacular. Simply stated: it was conducive … Read More
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The fitness center and spa at the Radisson Blu Waterfront Capetown hotel, in Capetown, South Africa, is as nice as everything else at the hotel, which of course is to say it is great! When I entered, I first saw the spa and pool area. I only wish I had more time at the hotel, … Read More
The fitness center and pool at the Radisson Decapolis Miraflores in Lima, Peru are located on the hotel rooftop. Here are some photos-
I recently stayed at the Crowne Plaza Suffern-Mahwah in Rockland County, New York. You can read the review HERE. The fitness center was on the first floor of the hotel. It was a rather closed-in space, without windows. The ceilings were low and it would benefit from more lighting. There was, however, one nice mirrored wall. … Read More
The Hyatt Regency in Princeton, New Jersey has a state-of-the-art StayFit Gym and a fabulous indoor pool. Both have been recently renovated. I honestly feel that, whether for a business traveler or a family weekend, it is wonderful to know you can go downstairs and work out in a really good environment, with really good machines … Read More
The Hyatt House Fishkill/Poughkeepsie in Fishkill, New York, is one of my go-to local Hyatt favorites – it’s a nice category one hotel about 2 hours from New York City. Location, location, location. It’s in the middle of majestic Hudson Valley and easy to go to for a nice getaway weekend. I’ve been in suites and … Read More
A review of the fitness center, pool and spa at the Hyatt Regency in Tokyo, Japan.
I don’t like clichés. Words such as curated and crafted irk me. But I feel differently about the term boutique and boutique hotels, in particular. When I think of a boutique hotel, I think of a hotel that portrays warmth and casual elegance without snooty attitude, where the rooms don’t all look the same, and … Read More
With the recent tragic death of SurveyMonkey CEO David Goldberg after falling from a treadmill at a hotel fitness center in Mexico, I’ve been thinking a lot about hotel fitness center safety. I have reviewed fitness centers all over the world. I look at various factors: air, space, light, cleanliness and equipment, among other things. … Read More