Tucked away within the frenetic city that surrounds it, this luxury boutique hotel and spa evokes a vibe that isn’t about seeing and being seen—only about living in the moment. At the Dana Hotel & Spa, giving is our pleasure, and it’s this fundamental, yet profound principle that we practice daily.
Dana has been designed for living; A Chicago boutique hotel and spa that offers an artful juxtaposition that balances the beauty of natural elements with state of the art technologies, making our guestrooms and suites ideal for your lifestyle. Natural, sustainable woods, warm earth tones and flawless details create the Dana hotel and spa.
Boutique luxury means you count at the Dana hotel and spa. Personalized service blends with modern technology and luxurious furnishings to create luxury boutique hotel services unlike other Chicago boutique hotels. Amenities include 24 hour room service, wireless high speed Internet, Spa and Dana, Vertigo Sky Lounge, valet parking, valet laundry, Private wine reserves, , rain showerheads, 37’ flat screen LCD TV’s, zeppelin mp3 media system, in room safes, luxurious bathrobes, all cotton terry bath towels, Keurig coffee makers, and 300 thread count 100% Egyptian cotton sheets.
Our staff will help direct you to all of the hottest Chicago restaurants and clubs and make sure your downtown Chicago experience is memorable and never forgettable. Our flawlessly executed guest experience makes the Dana hotel and spa a haven for the luxury jet setter and the selective business traveler.
Dana’s philosophy of wellness and individuality continues to the spa at Dana. Accessible and inviting services are tailored to meet your unique needs/ Between meetings or for a weekend away in room or in spa we welcome you to relax, rejuvenate and be inspired at the spa at Dana.
Stop by Aja and enjoy an organic mixture of textures, imagery and sound. Tasteful, harmonic and humble in its confidence. The brainchild of chefs behind the scenes of such notable dining successes as Morimoto, Buddakan, Spice Market and Nobu. Ambiance neither overwhelms nor fades. Only the Dana boutique hotel and spa provides the ideal setting for gathering and culinary gratification.
Tranquil Suite with balcony
(Note - if booked directly with Dana Hotel and Spa, receive a $10.00 food and beverage credit for breakfast, in room mini-bar stocked with well priced wine at additional cost)
Courtesy / reservation desk is located on the second floor
Check-in @ 3:00 p.m.; Check-out @ 11:00 a.m.
Pre-purchase Dana Spa gift certificate for $100.00 and received complementary $25.00 gift certificate
(Note - hours may vary, customize your visit with planning your itinerary; this will allow you to click on each store you would like to visit and add it to your itinerary. You will then be provided with your itinerary which will state which stores on each floors that you would like to visit http://www.shop900.com/myvisit
The Buckingham Fountain, located in Grant Park, is one of Chicago's most popular attractions and one of the largest fountains in the world. It was opened in May of 1927. The four sea horses you see on its sides represent the four states that touch Lake Michigan: Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana and Michigan.
The fountain operates from approximately April 1 to November 1 each year and runs from 10:00 am to 11:00 pm each day. (It is also stated that The Fountain runs from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. daily, typically from April to mid-October, depending on weather. Times are subject to change when large events take place in or around Grant Park. While in operation, every hour on the hour for 20 minutes the Fountain produces a major water display and the center jet shoots 150 feet into the air. Beginning at dusk, every hour on the hour for 20 minutes the Fountain's major water display is accompanied by a major light and music display. The final display of the evening begins at 10:00 p.m.)
Every hour on the hour for 20 minutes the fountain produces a major water display and the center jet shoots 150 feet into the air. At dusk, the fountain's hourly major water display is accompanied by lights and music.
The fountain's water capacity is 1.5 million gallons. Depending on wind conditions, major displays use approximately 14,100 gallons of re-circulated water per minute conveyed through 134 jets. The fountain contains 820 lights.
Depart Dana Hotel and Spa South Towards East Erie Street
Turn left onto East Ohio Street (Comfort Inn is on the corner)
Turn right onto North Fairbanks Court (Doubletree is on the corner)
(the last intersection is East Ohio Street - if you reach East Grand Avenue, you have gone too far)
Arrive at Buckingham Fountain at Grant Park (.6 miles, apx 11 minutes)
Continue South on North Fairbanks toward East Grand Avenue
Turn left onto East Grand Avenue (Embassy Suites on corner)
Continue to Navy Pier (the last intersection is North Streeter Drive)
(this too is .6 miles, apx 11 minutes; total one way walk will talk apx 22 minutes)
(Note - departs from the South side of Navy Pier; please note dress code attire - Lunch, Brunch or Moonlight Cruises: We recommend dressy-casual attire, such as nice slacks & collared shirts. We prefer no jeans, shorts, tank tops, halter-tops, gym shoes or flip-flops are worn on any cruise. http://www.odysseycruises.com/Chicago/frequently-asked-questions )
Explore more of Navy Pier and shopping while returning towards Dana Hotel and Spa
(Note - large portions - stick to ordering tapas and drinks; no reservations accepted on Friday or Saturdays; usually a bit on the louder side and crowded spaces yet a great place to casually visit; very reasonable prices, wait to get seated on the first floor - not in the downstairs area; the paella is excellent!)
From Dana Hotel and Spa, go North to West Huron Street and turn left
Continue past North Dearborn Street and North Clark Street to North LaSalle Blvd. and turn right
Continue past East Superior and reach Café Iberico on right side (PRIOR TO West Chicago Avenue
Call ahead / order online at Pizzeria Due for take out pizza for train ride home