The 10 Best Hotel Gyms in Washington DC
These ten hotels are offering their guests a great fitness experience while they visit our nation's capital.
Hotels are finally realizing that their guests actually care about their health and want to stay fit while they're away from home and separated from their normal fitness routines. They've responded by racing to court fitness-minded travelers by building bigger and fancier gyms.
That's good news for us.
Some hotels have done better than others at providing a top notch fitness experience and we've picked ten of the best, most unique hotel gyms in Washington D.C.
The Marriott Marquis in Washington D.C. offers their guests access to an 8,000 square foot, bi-level fitness center that is open 24 hours a day. Enjoy fantastic views while using a vast array of cardio machines or free weights. What's best is that you'll find squat racks, benches for weightlifting, and dumbbells that go all the way up to 110 pounds!
The 1,400 square foot fitness center at the Mandarin Oriental is equipped with state-of-the-art training equipment, including cardio machines, resistance machines, stationary bikes, and dumbbells (only up to 50 pounds).
Renaissance Washington DC Downtown Hotel
Vida Fitness in the Renaissance DC Hotel is 10,000 square feet of 30 plus cardio machines, weight machines, free weights, TRX training, stretching areas, an Aura Spa, and more. VIDA Renaissance has gained a reputation as one of the most popular hotel gyms in the United States and is home to many visiting celebrities and dignitaries.
Club Quarters Hotel
CQ Fit at the Club Quarters Hotel has cardio equipment, free weights, and even a Peloton bike. The hotel will deliver a yoga kit and other exercise equipment right to your room upon request. CQ Fit is open 24 hours a day.
Washington Marriott Georgetown
The Washington Marriott Georgetown offers an incredible fitness experience, particularly for functional fitness enthusiasts. The fitness center is open 24 hours a day and comes with the standard cardio machines, strength machines, and free weights. What makes this hotel gym stand out are the kettlebells, TRX suspension trainers, and battle ropes.
The LivingWell Health Club at the Washington Hilton features a wide selection of cardio machines with personalized entertainment systems, strength training equipment, free weights, stretching areas and a group exercise studio. Access is $10 per day for hotel guests and is complimentary for Silver, Gold and Diamond Hilton Honors members.
Guests of the Ritz-Carlton in Washington D.C. have access to Equinox Sports Club for a charge of $15 per person per day. The sports club is a massive facility at over 10,000 square feet and offers plenty of workout options, including personal training sessions, basketball and squash courts, and an indoor pool.
Kimpton Glover Park Hotel
This one was named "best hotel gym" by Shape Magazine in 2017 and it's no surprise. Called an Urban Athletic Club, Kimpton Glover Park Hotel goes above and beyond by offering things like an Assault Bike, Concept2 rowing machines, TRX suspension trainers, a heavy boxing bag, prowlers, pulling ropes, gymnastic rings, and much more. It's 2,000 square feet of heaven for traveling Crossfitters or functional fitness enthusiasts.
Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill
Set within a glass-enclosed space, the StayFit Gym at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill has free weights, cardio machines, strength training machines, and open floor space for yoga, stretching, or bodyweight training.
The Stay Fit gym at Park Hyatt Washington DC features a state-of-the-art fitness facility, with high-tech cardiovascular and weight training equipment that optimizes your performance and enhances your workout routine while you travel.
Cover photo by Washington Marriott Georgetown.