Scenic Sweating

Where to breathe hard, with a breathtaking view

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et your cardio on while looking at the Citgo sign. The Stay Fit Gym on the top of the Hyatt Regency hotel in Cambridge has one of the best views of Boston, which you can enjoy while working out at any time in the 24/7 cardio and weight room or in the eucalyptus steamroom, spruce sauna, or indoor heated pool under a glass roof from 5 a.m. till 10 a.m. The secret? You don’t have to be a hotel guest to use it. Locals can buy memberships to the gym, which also includes such perks as chilled towels and massage services. Members get three hours of free parking per visit, and can warm up or chill out with a run along the Charles, right out front. The hotel also rent bikes. Another secret: You can order room service poolside. Hansen

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So great is the view from the Hyatt in Cambridge, it once boasted the only revolving restaurant in Massachusetts on the 15th floor. The gimmick didn’t bring in much business, though, and the machinery was removed in 2006. You can still see the view, of course, but now you have to walk around the room yourself. …

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