11/18/2012 10:22 am ET Updated Jan 18, 2013

12 Hotel Fitness Centers With Killer Views (PHOTOS)

No one likes to work out in a depressing basement with stuffy air and no natural light, but sometimes travelers have to take what they can get. After all, many hotel fitness centers feel like afterthoughts, with a few rusty machines crammed into a sad little rooms in forgotten corner of the hotels.

But some hotels go above and beyond to provide an appealing space for travelers to work out, with large windows overlooking the city, the mountains, even the beach!

Check out our 12 favorite hotel fitness centers with awesome views -- and don't forget to pack your workout clothes!

-- Carolina Pirola,

12 Hotel Fitness Centers With Awesome Views (PHOTOS)