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Get an overview of this hotel4-star Chicago design hotel with rooftop bar

In River North area

The dana hotel and spa is 3 blocks from upmarket shopping on the Magnificent Mile, in Chicago's River North area. Art lovers will enjoy the many local galleries, and it’s a 20-minute walk to the Art Institute of Chicago in Millennium Park. Lakeshore Drive and Ohio Street Beach are a 15-minute walk.

Spa, rooftop fire-pit

Guests can keep up their fitness regime at the 24-hour fitness center, and then reward themselves with a wellness treatment at spa at dana. American tastes are given a global twist at Freestyle Food and Drink, and there are top DJs and an outdoor fire-pit on the rooftop at Vertigo Sky Lounge.

Cool vibe, free WiFi

Rooms have uncluttered contemporary decor, with timber floors and large windows for light and views, and some have balconies. Guests can stay connected with free WiFi, and there’s a 37-inch flat-screen LCD TV, a Zeppelin® sound system, and a Keurig® coffeemaker.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a full-service spa, dana hotel and spa features a steam room and a fitness center. The hotel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access.

Business amenities at this 4-star property consist of a 24-hour business center, limo/town car service, and three meeting rooms. Event facilities measure 3735 square feet (347 square meters). This Art Deco hotel also offers a nightclub, a rooftop terrace, and spa services. Onsite parking is available (surcharge).

Dana hotel and spa is a smoke-free property.

  • 24-hour business center 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 3735 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 347 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Meeting rooms 3 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Nightclub 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Number of floors - 26 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Steam room 
  • Total number of rooms - 216 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Wedding services 
  • Year Built 2008 


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Climate control 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • Dial-up Internet access (surcharge) 
  • Digital TV service 
  • Down comforter 
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets 
  • Free local calls 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • LCD TV 
  • Minibar 
  • Pay movies 
  • Phone 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Rainfall showerhead 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Shower only 
  • Slippers 

Where to Eat

Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning.

Dana hotel and spa has a restaurant on site.

Freestyle - This restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and brunch. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Happy hour is offered.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a steam room and a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Personal motorized watercraft on site 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Segway rental/tour nearby 

Spa Services

Spa at dana has 5 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, Swedish massages, and massages. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and Ayurvedic.

Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa.

  • Hot stone massage 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Swedish massage 
  • Prenatal massage 
  • Detoxification wrap 
  • Ayurvedic treatments 
  • Minimum age to access spa is 16 
  • Massages 
  • Number of treatment rooms 5 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Braille or raised signage 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children under 17 years old stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.


Pets allowed, Maximum number of pets per room 1, Pet maximum weight in lb is 35

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Noise-free rooms not guaranteed


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • Deposit: USD 75 per night
  • Pet deposit: USD 50 per stay
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Valet parking fee: USD 49.14 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 75 per pet, per stay (maximum USD 300 per stay)
  • Late check-out fee: USD 75.00
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties. Children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Awards & Affiliations

  • This property is affiliated with the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) and welcomes lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) guests.
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