Chicago, IL (October 31, 2019) – Condé Nast Traveler recently unveiled the results of its 31st Readers’ Choice Awards, naming a WorldHotels® property, the ACME Hotel, the “Best Hotel in Chicago” and ranking the hotel in the top 50 in the world. Every year Condé Nast Traveler ranks the best hotels, resorts, destination spas, countries, cities, islands, trains, airlines, airports, and cruise lines in the world as voted by its readers. The Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards are the longest-running and most prestigious recognition of excellence in the travel industry, the awards receiving over 600,000 voters in 2019.

“These awards celebrate the best of the best in travel and we are immensely grateful and proud to be listed as the #1 hotel in Chicago in the world’s most reputable travel magazine,” says Rebel Hospitality Principal Anthony Klok. “The consistent ranking of ACME Hotel in the Condé Nast Traveler survey of the ’Top Ten’ hotels in Chicago is a testament to the incredible dedication of our team and the hotel’s remarkable achievements in hospitality excellence.”

David Kong, Global President and CEO of BWH Hotel GroupSM, the parent company of WorldHotels says: “Congratulations to Anthony Klok and his entire ACME Hotel team on their outstanding excellence. The ACME Hotel is the embodiment of a WorldHotels property, delivering a locally inspired experience with unique and exceptional guest offerings. We are proud to celebrate the accomplishments of this striking example of the stunning, unique and independent properties in the WorldHotels portfolio.”

With its chill vibe, ACME Hotel unites an artful eye for whimsical style and a penchant for high-tech toys for both work and play, making it the city’s most approachable lifestyle hotel. Located in the vibrant River North neighborhood of Chicago, the hotel delivers a one-of-a-kind travel experience that is all about self-expression and individuality, as is clear by the hotel’s tagline: “Do Your Thing”. The vibrant lobby bar, the award-winning Berkshire Room, is an imaginative cocktail destination for locals, and the 2nd floor Bodega offers a chill alternative with unique cocktail offerings. ACME Hotel features 130 imaginatively decorated rooms and suites equipped with high fidelity Bowers & Wilkins® Zepplin players, Alexa® and ultra-fast, free WiFi.

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Newly relaunched, the WorldHotels® Collection delivers proven soft brand solutions for a curated global offering of over 300 of the finest independent hotels and resorts.  Founded by hoteliers dedicated to the art of hospitality, only WorldHotels curates the best independent properties around the globe, each reflective of the locale by offering intuitive service, and a refined sense of character.  WorldHotels’ proprietary ‘Start with WHY’ philosophy helps each hotel identify their unique set of assets that distinguish and elevate their guest experience and revenue generation performance from the competition.  Geared to both business and leisure travelers, the WorldHotels Collection is classified into three tiers allowing guests to select the offering that meets their needs: WorldHotels Luxury, WorldHotels Elite and WorldHotels Distinctive.


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