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The best spa hotels in Illinois

A curated list of spa hotels and resorts

Tomas Mazowski A list by Tomas Mazowski. This guide was last updated in December 2022.

Hey! Indulge in the ultimate pampering experience at one of these luxurious spa hotels. Designed to provide relaxation, rejuvenation, and tranquility, these properties offer an array of wellness services that range from massages and facials to yoga classes and meditation sessions. To make your search for the perfect spa hotel in in Illinois easier, I've compiled this list of top-rated properties for your consideration. So sit back, relax, and explore your options - your ultimate wellness retreat awaits!

  • 1 The Langham Chicago Chicago, United States

    Spa hotel: The Langham Chicago

    ***** Hotel. Stay in the heart of Chicago. Just 2 blocks away from the famed shopping, dining and entertainment on Michigan Avenue’s Magnificent Mile, this luxury hotel towers above the city in a skyscraper designed by renowned architect Mies van der Rohe, offering upscale amenities and stylish comfort in the heart of downtown Chicago. Warm tones and dark woods accent every room at The Langham Chicago, which feature a private bathroom with marble Alaskan white granite, a deep soaking bath tub, rainfall showerhead and upscale bath amenities. Views of the city skyline, Chicago River or Lake Michigan can be enjoyed from floor-to-ceiling windows. The award-winning wellness retreat, Chuan Spa, features healing holistic treatments to relax, renew and pamper, including a range of treatments inspired by Traditional Chinese Medicine, body rejuvenation and massage therapy. A state-of-the-art fitness studio is also available at the hotel. Travelle offers contemporary seasonal American cuisine for breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner. Traditional afternoon tea can be enjoyed at the hotel lounge, Pavilion. Afternoon Tea with Wedgwood includes signature Langham teas, along with an array of sweet and savory bites. In-room dining services are also available for guest convenience. Guest review score 9.2, rooms from around $522.

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  • 2 Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago Chicago, United States

    Spa hotel: Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago

    ***** Hotel. Stay in the heart of Chicago. Featuring stunning views from every area of the hotel, this landmark building of stainless steel and tinted glass stands 92-stories above the Loop and North Michigan Avenue along the Chicago River. Luxury spa services, fine dining and upscale amenities are among the unique services offered to guests at the hotel. Show full description Guest review score 9.1, rooms from around $431.

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  • 3 The Hotel & Athletic Club at Midtown Chicago, United States

    Spa hotel: The Hotel & Athletic Club at Midtown

    **** Resort. The Hotel & Athletic Club at Midtown is part of the Midtown Athletic Club. As part of your stay Guests are provided with full access to the indoor and outdoor lap pools, spa, sauna, steam room, workout facilities, whirlpools, tennis courts, a Yoga studio, a boxing gym, cycle studio, golf simulators, and 190 group fitness classes throughout every week. Every room at this resort is air conditioned and is equipped with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. Show full description Guest review score 8.7, rooms from around $254.

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  • 4 The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago Chicago, United States

    Spa hotel: The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago

    ***** Hotel. Stay in the heart of Chicago. Located atop the famous Water Tower Place in Chicago’s Gold Coast district, this hotel offers artfully decorated guest rooms that feature city of lake views from large picture windows. The luxury shops and restaurants of the Magnificent Mile are just steps from this hotel. A 37-inch flat-screen TV and free WiFi are included in every room at Ritz-Carlton, Chicago. Each room also includes a spacious marble bathroom with free deluxe toiletries. Guests can enjoy an aquatic workout in the temperature-controlled, four-lane lap pool or relax in the on-site spa. The hotel features 24-hour concierge services and a casual Cafe restaurant. Guests can also use the modern fitness centre or the 24-hour business centre at the Chicago Ritz Carlton. This hotel is less than 1 mile from the Navy Pier entertainment area. The Chicago Museum of Contemporary Art is adjacent to the hotel. Guest review score 8.6, rooms from around $492.

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  • 5 Waldorf Astoria Chicago Chicago, United States

    Spa hotel: Waldorf Astoria Chicago

    ***** Hotel. Stay in the heart of Chicago. Located in Chicago’s Gold Coast neighbourhood, this luxury hotel boasts an on-site spa & wellness centre, as well as a restaurant. Shopping along The Magnificent Mile is within 5 minutes’ walk. Show full description Guest review score 8.6, rooms from around $645.

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  • 6 JW Marriott Chicago Chicago, United States

    Spa hotel: JW Marriott Chicago

    ***** Hotel. Stay in the heart of Chicago. Just 1 mile away from Millennium Park and the Art Institute Museum, this historic Chicago Loop hotel features renowned architectural designs, a luxury spa and indoor pool in the heart of the city’s financial district. Every room at JW Marriott Chicago features a 42-inch flat-screen LCD TV with Netflix streaming and satellite cable channels. Show full description Guest review score 8.3, rooms from around $419.

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  • 7 InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile, an IHG Hotel Chicago, United States

    Spa hotel: InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile, an IHG Hotel

    **** Hotel. Stay in the heart of Chicago. Located on Michigan Avenue’s Magnificent Mile, this historic luxury hotel is located in the heart of downtown Chicago and features renowned on-site restaurants and an indoor pool with elevated bleacher seating. Every room at InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile provides a flat-screen LCDTV with premium cable channels and a coffee maker. Some rooms also offers Italian marble bathrooms and upscale luxury bedding. Michael Jordan’s Steakhouse and Bar features prime steak and seafood for lunch and dinner. . For breakfast and lunch, guests can enjoy traditional, fresh dishes at Center Court. Guests can work out in the multi-level modern fitness centre or relax at the sauna or spa on-site. A 24-hour business centre and historic event space are also available. Navy Pier, Millennium Park and Oak Street Beach are all less than a mile away from InterContinental Chicago Hotel. The Shedd Aquarium and Art Institute of Chicago are both a 15-minute drive away. Guest review score 8.0, rooms from around $294.

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  • 8 Park Hyatt Chicago Chicago, United States

    Spa hotel: Park Hyatt Chicago

    ***** Hotel. Stay in the heart of Chicago. Quintessentially Chicago with a landmark address just steps from historic Water Tower Park and the famed Michigan Avenue, is where you’ll find the reimagined Park Hyatt Chicago - a residential oasis for discerning global travelers seeking a uniquely authentic, downtown experience. A luxurious home away from home with sprawling views of Lake Michigan, Park Hyatt Chicago embraces the elements of the surrounding city while offering a serene escape through thoughtfully calming design. This property offers spa and wellness packages. Show full description Guest review score 9.0, rooms from around $535.

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  • 9 Hotel Indigo Naperville Riverwalk, an IHG Hotel Naperville, United States

    Spa hotel: Hotel Indigo Naperville Riverwalk, an IHG Hotel

    *** Hotel. Boasting a bar, shared lounge and views of river, Hotel Indigo Naperville Riverwalk, an IHG Hotel is situated in Naperville, 47 km from United Center. Among the facilities of this property are a restaurant, a 24-hour front desk and room service, along with free WiFi throughout the property. At the hotel, the rooms are fitted with a desk, a flat-screen TV, a private bathroom, bed linen and towels. This property offers spa and wellness packages. Show full description Guest review score 8.7, rooms from around $169.

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  • 10 Hilton Chicago Oak Brook Hills Resort & Conference Center Oak Brook, United States

    Spa hotel: Hilton Chicago Oak Brook Hills Resort & Conference Center

    *** Resort. This upscale resort in Oak Brook Hills boasts an 18-hole championship golf course and 2 restaurants. The Morton Arboretum is a 15-minute drive away. The spacious rooms at Hilton Chicago Oak Brook Hills Resort & Conference Center include a lounge chair and cable TV. This property offers spa and wellness packages. Show full description Guest review score 8.4, rooms from around $121.

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  • 11 Lincolnshire Marriott Resort Lincolnshire, United States

    Spa hotel: Lincolnshire Marriott Resort

    *** Resort. This Lincolnshire hotel offers an 18-hole golf course, award-winning theater and 5 on-site restaurants and lounges. O'Hare International Airport is within a 30 minutes’ drive of the hotel. Decorated with vibrant carpeting and wallpaper, each modern guest room at the Lincolnshire Marriott Resort includes a 25-inch cable TV. This property offers spa and wellness packages. Show full description Guest review score 8.0, rooms from around $114.

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  • 12 Mario's International Spa, Hotel & Restaurant Aurora, United States

    Mario's International Spa, Hotel & Restaurant

    **** Hotel. Situated in Aurora, 40 km from Cleveland Orchestra, Mario's International Spa, Hotel & Restaurant features accommodation with a shared lounge, free private parking, a restaurant and a bar. With free WiFi, this 4-star hotel offers room service and a 24-hour front desk. The property is non-smoking and is located 40 km from Akron Art Museum. Show full description Guest review score 8.4, rooms from around $99.

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  • 13 21c Museum Hotel Chicago Chicago, United States

    21c Museum Hotel Chicago

    ***** Hotel. Stay in the heart of Chicago. Featuring a full service spa and a restaurant, this Chicago hotel is within 5 minutes' walk of shopping along the Magnificent Mile. A 42-inch flat-screen TV is offered in every spacious guest room. Show full description Guest review score 8.3, rooms from around $220.

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  • 14 Claridge House Chicago, United States

    Claridge House

    **** Hotel. Just a short walk away from Oak Street Beach, Magnificent Mile, John Hancock, Water Tower Place, Lakeshore lake front, luxury shopping, and dining on Michigan Avenue. This Boutique hotel is located in the heart of Chicago's Gold Coast neighborhood and offers on-site dining and chic guest rooms with modern amenities Every residential-styled room at Claridge Hotel features a spa-inspired bathroom with a rainfall shower head and plush bathrobes. A small refrigerator and minibar are also included. Show full description Guest review score 7.8, rooms from around $162.

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  • 15 Goldmoor Inn & Resort Galena, United States

    Goldmoor Inn & Resort

    **** Resort. Located in Galena, 36 km from Diamond Jo Casino, Goldmoor Inn & Resort provides accommodation with free bikes, free private parking, a garden and a terrace. 11 km from Belvedere Mansion and 12 km from Galena Historic District, the property features a ski pass sales point, as well as a bar. The resort features a hot tub, room service and free WiFi. This property offers spa and wellness packages. Show full description Guest review score 9.4, rooms from around $350.

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  • 16 The LaSalle Chicago, Autograph Collection Chicago, United States

    The LaSalle Chicago, Autograph Collection

    **** Hotel. Stay in the heart of Chicago. Boasting a fitness centre, a shared lounge as well as a bar, The LaSalle Chicago, Autograph Collection is situated in the centre of Chicago, 3 km from Ohio Street Beach. This 4-star hotel offers room service, a 24-hour front desk and free WiFi. This property offers spa and wellness packages. Show full description Guest review score 9.2, rooms from around $539.

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Tomas Mazowski

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