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Rockville's Healthy EVEN Hotel Will Make You Feel So Virtuous

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How often does a hotel actually inspire guests to live a healthy lifestyle — instead of inspiring them to raid the minibar and order room service french fries? IHG's new EVEN Hotels concept is built completely around the idea of wellness, and the results are pretty, well, inspiring. At the new EVEN Hotel in Rockville — only the second EVEN Hotel in the country — an inviting 1,200-square-foot athletic studio is lit with natural light and filled with top-notch treadmills and other athletic equipment. Guests can take group exercise classes like yoga, and the hotel's Chief Wellness Officer leads guests on regular morning four-mile runs through the surrounding neighborhoods and parks.

Even your hotel room is a gym. Each room is outfitted with an exercise zone, featuring a cork floor, yoga mat and block, and the EVEN trainer, with 20 fitness channels on the television showing workouts you can do in your hotel room. The hotel's Cork & Kale Market and Bar is stocked with healthy snacks designed to meet nearly every dietary requirement — an intense flowchart and coded menus helps you figure out what to order whether you are Paleo, gluten-free, or whatever. Looking for a healthy staycation in Rockville and want to try it out? Room rates at EVEN start at $89.

Images courtesy of Even Hotels

· Even Hotels [Official Site]

EVEN Hotel

1775 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852