Dana Hotel & Spa

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Why We Love This Hotel

  • Industrial "urban loft" style rooms three blocks from the Magnificent Mile
  • The new rooftop bar features fun, whimsical cocktails
  • Decadent spa and a fitness center with a steam room
  • Rooms have floor-to-ceiling windows with impressive city views

"Great atmosphere, location, value"
Jan 28, 2019 - Milwaukee, WI, USA
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Sleek and modern, the Dana Hotel and Spa has the feel of a hip, downtown loft where even the most utilitarian elements have an artsy twist. 

The rooms feature hardwood floors and exposed concrete ceilings as well as spa-inspired bathrooms with rainfall showers; the floor-to-ceiling windows incorporate an impressive amount of natural light and even more impressive city views. Rooms also include a nice selection of reasonably priced bottles of wine, Keurig coffee makers, complimentary Wi-Fi and super comfortable beds. 

Apogee, located on the 26th floor, serves "the most fun cocktails in Chicago right now" (Chicago Tribune) and is one of the few year-round rooftop lounges in Chicago with a blazing fire pit on the outdoor terrace during winter (open Thursday-Sunday). On the ground floor, the new Portsmith restaurant focuses on seafood, while the nearby Leviathan lobby bar serves cocktails inspired by the ocean.

The on-site spa is one of the best luxury spas in Chicago according to Forbes Travel Guide and is ranked No. 4 on Time Out Chicago's list of best spa hotels in Chicago, though it is on the smaller side, with just two treatment rooms. All guests have access to the hotel’s fitness center, which features surprisingly good views of State Street to observe while working out.



  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Bar
  • Newspaper / magazines
  • Extra beds / roll away beds
  • Restaurant
  • Roof terrace
  • Sauna / Steam Room
  • Pet-friendly


  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour room service
  • 24-hour security
  • Airport transfer (fees apply)
  • Beauty treatments / massages (fees apply)
  • Concierge service
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Business center

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Mini bar
  • Pay-per-view / movies on demand
  • Safe
  • Flatscreen TV
  • iPod/iPhone docking station


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout


  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Hair-dryer


  • Valet service (fees apply)


  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible meeting room
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible spa
  • ADA compliant rooms
  • Facilities for guests with special needs
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible


Check-in: Standard Time is 3pm.

Minimum age required to check in: 21.

Checkout: Standard Time is 12pm.

Children and additional guests: Children 18 and under stay free of charge when using existing bedding.
Crib/Pack 'n Play available upon request: free of charge.

Extra bed available on request: free of charge and in the Serene King, Corner King, Tranquil Suite, Utopian Suite, Nirvana Suites only.
Charges will be added to your bill at the hotel.
Extra person: 25 USD plus tax, per person, per night for the 3rd and 4th adult.

Pets: Pets are allowed on request and will be charged at $50 plus tax per pet per stay.

Maximum 2 pets per room.

Fees: A 75 USD plus tax, for 1 to 2 night stays, or 150 USD plus tax, for 3 or more night stays, incidental hold will be placed on the debit/credit card provided at check-in.

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Additional details: The hotel offers parking for $49 (subject to tax) per day. Charges will be applied to your bill at the hotel. This rate is subject to change without notice and at the discretion of the property.

Have a Question? Contact Travelzoo.

Customer Service available Mon-Sun, 9am-9pm ET

Winner: People's Choice Stevie Awards for Favorite Customer Service

Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

Please note: Some amenities and services may not be available in all rooms or may incur an additional charge. All prices stated have been verified at the time of publication and may vary at the discretion of the hotel.

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(235 Member Ratings)
Ratings & reviews reflect verified member feedback for Dana Hotel & Spa, Chicago (IL) over the past 15 months.
4.7 Ambiance
4.8 Location
4.5 Rooms
4.8 Quality of Service
4.6 Value for the Money
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Very nice doorman (TJ was polite and knows the area. Ask him where to go to eat.)
Carl Feb 04, 2019 Elk Grove Village, IL, USA
Enjoyed Most
Great atmosphere, location, value
Other Comments
When checking out, the front desk clerk tried to charge me double what the Travelzoo price I booked at was. I had to show lots of documentation and was basically told I didn't read the price the right way before finally she admitted that they didn't receive the details they needed from Travelzoo to key in the right price. It was corrected, but was a somewhat frustrating end to the trip.
Matthew Jan 28, 2019 Milwaukee, WI, USA
Enjoyed Most
The overall style and ambiance of the place was fun; good access to shopping and restaurants. The staff was very personable.
Other Comments
One thing we found... complicated... about the space was how the entry was configured. Entering the hotel actually put you at the hostess stand for the restaurant. This wouldn't be an issue except, that space was perhaps a 6'x10' area, and it was used for 1. people getting coffee and donuts to go, 2. grabbing the (only) elevator up to registration, 3. talking to the hostess about a table, 4. stairs for people entering/leaving, 5. leaving bags with the valets, 6. getting bags from the valets... it was quite a mess, very awkward, and at one point it was so crammed with people doing all these things that no one could actually get to the stairs or elevator. Let's just say it was an inauspicious start to a stay; we were very concerned the chaos would carry through our visit (thankfully the rest of the hotel was very nice).
Melanie Jan 28, 2019 Bloomington, IL, USA
Enjoyed Most
The spa facilities are great. Hotel guests can use the saunas, steam rooms, killer showers etc. Restaurants in the area are fantastic--many within 2 blocks.
Other Comments
My new favorite hotel in Chicago. Will go back. Loved it.
Ann L Langer Jan 03, 2019 Madison, WI, USA
Other Comments
TJ the car valet was excellent, hospitality is very professional!!!
lashawn Jan 03, 2019 Chicago, IL, USA
Enjoyed Most
Everyone there was so friendly!!! Great experience.
Angela Dec 31, 2018 Clearwater, FL, USA
Enjoyed Most
Wonderful staff!
Christine Dec 31, 2018 Oregon, WI, USA
Enjoyed Most
The view was wonderful and the bed was so comfy.
Other Comments
Funky bathroom. Really contemporary.
Cindy Dec 31, 2018 Barrington, IL, USA
Other Comments
The entire staff were very helpful and friendly. We WILL stay here again. Convenient to shopping, restaurants, and bars.
Mark Dec 31, 2018 Wheaton, IL, USA
Enjoyed Most
The valets were nice.
Other Comments
The front desk were condescending about the fact that I used Travelzoo. They couldn't find the reservation, and when I showed them the email they agreed that I had a room but refused to confirm the rate, telling me that was between me and Travelzoo. The room had a bathroom with a glass wall, so others in the room could see in (there was a curtain across it, but each of us wondered whether the others could see through the curtain). The heat worked only when the thermostat was at its highest setting (80º).
Armen Dec 28, 2018 Bloomington, IN, USA

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