The hotel will lend you everything you need to work off some of those extra calories picked up after a long day of tasting and one of Chef Ken Frank’s four course pre-fix meals at the hotel’s hot restaurant, La Toque.
For $5 guests can rent a pair of New Balance 759 neutral trainers, a pair of brand new socks and a set of freshly laundered workout clothes. For women that includes fitness capris, a Tonic Crop sports bra, a short sleeve T-shirt treated for “moisture management” and shorts complete with a back pocket for your MP3 and an interior pocket for your room key.
Guys get shorts with side pocks and internal key pocket as well as a built in boxer brief.
The new Gear Lending Program effectively kills any excuses for not using the facilities to stay in shape while on the road or even on an overnighter.
And for folks who fly in to the Wine County, it will give them a fightng chance for traveling home with no extra poundage but the bottle of Napa Valley wine in their checked luggage.
In addition to a fitness room, the Westin actually has a Running Concierge on staff to steer guests to nearby running trails, hikes and places to walk in the Napa Valley based on their fitness level and the season.
The Westin is nicely situated near the Oxbow Market and within easy walking distance of downtown attractions like the Napa Opera House and the Uptown Theatre. westinnapa.com.