• Skaná Spa at Turning Stone
  • Skaná Spa at Turning Stone
  • Skaná Spa at Turning Stone
  • Skaná Spa at Turning Stone
  • Skaná Spa at Turning Stone
  • Skaná Spa at Turning Stone
  • Skaná Spa at Turning Stone
  • Skaná Spa at Turning Stone
  • Skaná Spa at Turning Stone
  • Skaná Spa at Turning Stone
  • Skaná Spa at Turning Stone
  • Skaná Spa at Turning Stone

About Skaná Spa at Turning Stone

The Oneida Indian Nation-owned Turning Stone Resort Casino has established itself as a premier resort destination in the Northeast. Located between Utica and Syracuse in scenic Central New York, you’ll find the award-winning Skaná Spa in The Lodge, an exclusive 95-suite AAA Four Diamond award-winning luxury hotel, which combines an Adirondack Great Camp aesthetic with contemporary comforts. The 33,000-square-foot spa, named with the Oneida word for peace, invites discerning spa-goers to indulge in up-to-the-minute spa treatments, as well as those inspired by the rich, therapeutic healing traditions of American Indians.

Golfers can take advantage of three championship 18-hole golf courses masterfully designed by Tom Fazio, Robert Trent Jones, Jr. and Rick Smith to incorporate the area's rolling, verdant terrain to stunning effect. An 800-seat cabaret-style Showroom, and 5,000-seat Event Center host top-star entertainment with music, comedy and theatre, and the high-energy casino, provides excitement around the clock.

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5218 Patrick Road, Verona, NY 13478 United States
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Hours of Operation
Monday: 8am  -  8pm Tuesday: 8am  -  8pm Wednesday: 8am  -  8pm Thursday: 8am  -  8pm Friday: 8am  -  9pm Saturday: 8am  -  9pm Sunday: 8am  -  8pm

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The treatment menu and the spa design at Skaná are founded on American Indian healing principles and cultural influences. ("Skaná" is the Oneida word for peace.) The 33,000-square-foot facility has 12 treatment rooms, including a private VIP suite, full-service salon, fitness center and therapeutic co-ed mineral pool. With a welcome area inspired by a traditional longhouse, Skaná nestles an indoor herb garden adjacent to the private VIP Suite. Light cuisine is served in the informal spa cafe.

Modern treatments combine natural products (including Naturopathica and Kerstin Florian) and herbs, such as sweet grass, cedar and sage, used by American Indians for centuries to promote harmony, health and beauty. Signature spa treatments, including the Sage Stone Massage, focus on the use of herbal and mineral wraps, warm stone therapy and reviving soaks to restore balance and harmony. Treatments begin with The Balancing Waters Ritual, incorporating benefits of the steam rooms, saunas, whirlpools and co-ed mineral pool.

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Fruit Acid
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Hair Coloring
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Hot Stone
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Customer Reviews for Skaná Spa at Turning Stone (19)

March 19, 2015
Complete relaxation
My husband and I love going to their facility for our anniversary or just when we want some relaxation. The staff is wonderful and offer a great selection of spa treatments. The sauna, steam room, hot tub and mineral pool are so worth it. Plus, they offer an assortment of Indian tea, fruit infused water, trail mix, and fruit to enjoy. Highly recommended for a completely relaxing experience.
October 3, 2014
Fall Getaway
Skana is so relaxing to go and spend the day while the men are off golfing. Every time I come I try something new and this trip was no different. I tried the standing stone scrub and I can say it was the most relaxing treatment to date. My skin is still so soft even after two weeks fantastic. I cant wait until next year to return.
January 11, 2014
Friendly & Qualified Staff
I went there for a Custom Tailored Pedicure recently - and it was heavenly. The nail tech was so sweet and kind. It was neat because I was able to choose what products I wanted to use, like the scrub and masque. I received a white tip on my toes and she did an impeccable job. I dozed off a few times because I was so relaxed. It was definitely worth the time and money. I will be back for another soon!
September 18, 2013
In heaven again
I try to get to this spa as often as possible. What a peaceful place. The service is wonderful & prompt. Once you enter, you are given a robe & slippers. I had a foot massage & facial & didn't want to leave. The showers & the gym are immaculate. Will come back here soon.
August 23, 2013
Nice experience for CNY
This spa has wonderful staff. They are very well trained and educated. It's nice to be able to spend the entire day there, as well. It's secluded from the casino, and private, which makes your experience that much more special. My only 'complaints' would be that the up-keep and cleanliness could have been better (jacuzzi, laundry, soap dispensers, etc.) and that maybe there were more staff available to work. Everyone seemed overwhelmed during busy hours of the day/weekend.
May 22, 2013
Beautiful--Great Value
Skana is a beautiful spa--great service all around from greeting to exit. They've thought of everything from the atmosphere to a very clearly well-trained staff. This spa is a terrific value.
September 6, 2012
I had a hot stone massage today & I thought I was on another planet. The spa is beautiful & the service is wonderful & I cannot wait to go back, I already made an apointment of Oct 9. Prices are reasonable.
October 19, 2011
Great Getaway Spa
Great experience at Skana. Mineral pool, sauna, steam, and whirlpool were all very relaxing. Not crowded either. Great massage, and overall a great Spa experience. The casino/resort is in the middle of nowhere on an Indian reservation, so not much else in the area. The only bad thing is the casino and hotel lobby reek of cigarette smoke. The Spa is well removed from that though. Spa is great. Casino/Hotel is nice, but smoky.
September 11, 2011
Beautiful spa
This really is a beautiful and relaxing spa. I had both a facial and massage. I preferred the facial but the massage was good too. The facility itself is housed inside the Lodge at Turning Stone which is a very tranquil setting. My favorite part of this spa is it's luxurious hot tub room and mineral pool with fountain.
May 11, 2011
The Ultimate First Time Spa Experience
If you have never been to a day spa for a treatment, going to the Turning Stone Resort and having the staff at Skana treat you will set the bar very high. Upon entering the state of the art facilities of Turning Stone Resort, you are immediately swept away into a state of escape from the ordinary. The mood of the spa is soothing. The staff were helpful and professional, helping you to feel at ease, explaining the treatments. I enjoyed a luxurious body scrub with moisturizers made exclusively for the spa. I then took full advantage of the jacuzzi in the ladie's spa area, and the wonderful shower and dressing facilities, complete with amenities. If I ever found myself in Verona again, I would be staying at Turning Stone and being pampered again!
April 19, 2011
If your in the mood for romance...
My husband and I love coming here at least once a year! And if you are coming as a couple I highly recommend the VIP suite. The Skana is the only spa I know of in upstate NY that offers a room with private tubs, steam room, sauna and shower. I don't believe there are fitness facilities available unless you are a guest at the lodge. But we are only interested in relaxing and romance, not sweating on a treadmill, so I still give this facility 5 stars.
August 17, 2010
Love Coming Here
I love coming here and try to visit at least twice a year. The spa services are top notch, the environment is lovely and the pampering superb! It is a bit expensive for this area but it is by far the nicest facility in Central New York. It compares to spas in Palm Beach and Las Vegas and is only a half hour away from home. I feel like I've been away on vacation after a visit to Skana. The Lodge is a nice place to stay and the whole Turning Stone Complex is fun and has a variety of activities.
August 16, 2010
I have been to spas all over the world and this is one of the best. I try to get here at least every few months. Very beautiful and relaxing for the upstate NY area.
February 18, 2010
Best Around
i went here with a gift certificate from my boyfriend and i can't wait to go back. i happned to be the only one there when i went so i had the place to myself. the miineral pool, sauna and steam room were outstanding. i've been to a few in the syracuse/rome area and it is by far the best. it's expensive but can't wait to go back. its well worth the price. the atmosphere i amazing.
September 12, 2009
Big disappointment! Big $$$, Crappy Service
For what they charge, someone should be nice. I spent over $600 for two people and had very poor service. From being chastised for a five minute late arrival (road work reduced the speed limit by 20 miles per hour!) to having to ask for everything (never once offered water, never shown fitness area!) - not what it should be for a top spa. Don't waste your time or your money!
July 23, 2009
Bridal Party
I actually visited the Ashi Spa instead because it took to long for someone to reach me for an appointment so I went to the other spa on property. One of the hair stylist happened to be from Skana who was responsible for doing my sisters hair who happend to be my maid of honor. I wasn't particularly happy with her up-do the stylist was offended and complained that she couldn't please us. The stylist was supposed to do my sisters nail as well but sister of course refused so my sister didn't have her nails done for the wedding. The only reason that I know the stylist was from Skana was because the stylist who did my hair told me and was to in shock of her behavior and said people go over to skana because they think it's nicer & more expensive but that's the kind of service they get.
April 21, 2007
Best Kept Secret
I spent a Friday afternoon almost totally alone here! I only saw one other lady waiting for her treatment and one in the locker room when I was leaving. All of the staff was very helpful. The robe I wore was top of the line. The towels were so big and soft. I loved the Native American theme, especially the background music. I didn't realize there was a place to work out on fitness equipment. Next time I will schedule some time there before anything else. My only minor complaint...the lights were too dim to read the nice selection of magazines while waiting for my spa treatment.
April 14, 2007
A Diamond in Central New York
My husband and I spent today at the Skana Spa and had a very hard time leaving. The atmosphere of the place is serene and relaxing, the staff is friendly, knowledgeable and very customer service oriented. The sauna, steam room, whirlpool and mineral pool were amazing; sparkling clean and heightened the relaxation you felt when simply descending the stairs from the window filled reception area to the dimly lit spa area. The treatment room was a pleasant temperature, the facial bed was heated, the esthetician was talented and professional and I even got a few free samples of the products used during my facial. Take the time both before and after your treatment time to enjoy the Balancing Waters Ritual. You won't want to leave and my husband and I plan on making this a monthly trip.
March 23, 2007
Heaven on earth...
My mother and I made an overnight trip to Turning Stone. After resting briefly we went to the new Skana Spa. I could see that they went to great lenghts to distinguish the new Spa from the old one. The location was away from the main hotel and that right there set the tone for what was to follow. We went few hours before our massage appts. to make sure there is plent of relaxation time. The reception area was very spacious and true to Skana's overall theme and message. The facilities were very clean, staff courteous and well informed about their services. Showers were very roomy with ample private dressing area. The lounge with fireplace was just what we needed for before and after our services. We felt relaxed, pampered and revived. Exactly what we were hoping for. My only regret was that when I made the hotel reservation, I didn't quite understand the difference between the lodge which is next to the Spa and the main hotel bulding. I took a tour of the lodge and I will definately be staying there next time. The rooms looked very contemporary yet warm and serene. Can't wait to go back to Skana Spa...with more friends!
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Facilities & Amenities

Facilities & Amenities

Turning Stone’s all-season Sportsplex features a Golf Dome, with two virtual reality golf course simulators, as well as over 40 hitting stations, racquet ball courts, tennis courts and pro shops. Atunyote (designed by Tom Fazio) is a championship parkland golf course whose spectacular countryside vistas have provided a serene backdrop for several PGA Tour events. The 18-hole, par-72 Kaluhyat course (by designer Robert Trent Jones, Jr.) is set amid sprawling, verdant scenery broken by intermittent and dramatic elevation shifts. Shenendoah (by Rick Smith) dares duffers to try to master the challenges of its wooded fairways. Turning Stone Golf Academy helps players develop their game with classes and multi-day programs led by seasoned professionals.

Some of the biggest names in entertainment – Alicia Keys, James Taylor and KISS – perform at the Event Center and the Showroom. The action-packed gaming floor features thousands of slot machines and more than 80 table games, along with a high-stakes bingo hall and expansive poker room.




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Rooms & Dining

Rooms & Dining

Winner of the AAA Four Diamond award, The Lodge at Turning Stone features 95 boutique-style suites. All are designed to provide a lavish, pampering experience. Several include private balconies overlooking a golf course. Bathrooms feature clean, modern lines and offer comfort and privacy with a separate shower enclosure, as well as a spacious freestanding bathtub and deluxe toiletries.

The Lodge houses Wildflowers, an intimate restaurant where a changing menu of contemporary, seasonal meals and traditional continental favorites are expertly prepared with a focus on local food sources. Diners can choose between the dramatic flair of dishes prepared tableside or enjoy a quiet meal in sophisticated surroundings. Additional dining options include Forest Grill Steakhouse, where guests dine on choice cuts, Maine lobsters and seafood specials; Peach Blossom, a gourmet Chinese and Thai restaurant; and Pino Bianco Trattoria, an Italian eatery with an open kitchen and a wood-burning pizza oven. The 24-hour Emerald restaurant serves casual American fare.

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Serves Alcohol