River North

ACME Hotel Company Chicago

Travelzoo Staff

Why We Love This Hotel

  • High-tech amenities include keyless room entry and free high-speed Wi-Fi 
  • Playful perks include a “knock and drop” coffee delivery service
  • Home to a craft cocktail lounge and bakery popular with locals and tourists alike
  • There's an Amazon Echo in every room and an ESP guitar in every suite

98%
"Comfortable bed and pillows with soft sheets. Location of hotel to sorounding attractions."
Patricia
Feb 05, 2019 - CincinnatI, OH, USA
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Overview

A playful, lively feel and a great location are the cornerstones of this downtown Chicago hotel. Graffiti murals splash the walls, album covers decorate the elevators and most rooms overlook a lightwell filled with local sculptures. The ACME loves their tech perks, so download their YIKES app before you arrive so you can open your room door with your phone; once inside you can ask Alexa (via the in-room Amazon Echo) where the best nearby deep dish is. 

The hotel's sassy vibe is carried into the modern yet industrial decor: bathroom mirrors are marked with a giant red kiss mark, and many of the walls are stamped with a large painted handprint. Rooms also feature the ability to stream your own content on the smart TV and trendy takes on old-school amenities like chalkboards in lieu of “do not disturb” signs.

Aside from its lively vibe, the hotel’s greatest asset is its location -- two blocks from Michigan Avenue and in the heart of the bustling River North neighborhood. It’s the ideal home base to explore the area’s many restaurants, bars and shops; when it’s time to check out the rest of the city, an L stop is just steps away.

The hotel's cocktail bar, the Berkshire Room, is regularly ranked among the city's best, and the West Town Bakery cranks out top-rated cookies, donuts and cake balls along with grab-and-go sandwiches. The bakery is also in charge of the hotel's neat "knock-and-drop" coffee service -- just let the front desk know when you need your morning fix, and they'll drop off a thermos of java outside your room. 

Amenities

General

  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Bar
  • Newspaper / magazines
  • Gym / fitness center
  • Hot Tub / Jacuzzi
  • Restaurant
  • Nightlife / entertainment
  • No pets allowed
  • Extra beds (fees apply)

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour security
  • Concierge service
  • Express check-in / checkout
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Business center

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Fridge
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Mini bar
  • Safe
  • Sitting area
  • Flatscreen TV
  • iPod/iPhone docking station

Internet

  • Complimentary Internet access
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Hair-dryer
  • Luxury toiletries

Parking

  • Parking (fees apply)

Accessibility

  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible meeting room
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible restaurant
  • Accessible spa
  • ADA compliant rooms
  • Facilities for guests with special needs
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible

Policies

Check-in: Standard Time is 3pm.

Minimum age required to check in: 18.

Checkout: Standard Time is 11am.

Children and additional guests: Children 12 and under stay free of charge when using existing bedding.

Children ages 12 and under stay free of charge when sharing parents’ room and using existing bedding (on request).

Crib available on request; US$20 per night. Extra bed available on request and in the Suites only: US$20 per night. Charges will be added to your bill on checkout.

Pets: No pets allowed.

No pets allowed.

Fees: The hotel offers Self-Parking for $39.00 (subject to tax), per day. Charges will be applied to your bill at the hotel. These rates are subject to change without notice and at the discretion of the property.

Note: Parking is complimentary when booking the Travelzoo Deal.

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Have a Question? Contact Travelzoo.

Customer Service available Mon-Sun, 9am-9pm ET

Winner: People's Choice Stevie Awards for Favorite Customer Service

Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

Please note: Some amenities and services may not be available in all rooms or may incur an additional charge. All prices stated have been verified at the time of publication and may vary at the discretion of the hotel.

98%
Enjoyed This
(189 Member Ratings)
Ratings & reviews reflect verified member feedback for ACME Hotel Company - Chicago, (IL) over the past 15 months.
4.5 Ambiance
4.9 Location
4.4 Rooms
4.8 Quality of Service
4.8 Value for the Money
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Excellent in every aspect
steve Feb 24, 2019 Long Grove, IL, USA
Enjoyed Most
Comfortable bed and pillows with soft sheets. Location of hotel to sorounding attractions.
Other Comments
They advertise a hot tub but when we went to use it, it was reserved for a private party. Twice this happened to us. This was very frustrating since the hot tub was an amenity that caught our attention to rent this hotel. We questioned the use of the hot tub to the hotel staff and they said that the hot tub is rented out for private parties because they make more money. They should not list the hot tub as an amenity if they are going to rent it out for private parties. I think the guest should have first dibs or they should tell the guest ahead of time that a private party is taking place so that we don’t get dressed with our suits on and go down to the hot tub planning to use it then be told that it is closed for a private party. We wasted soooo... much of our precious vacation time “trying” to use the hot tub.
Patricia Feb 05, 2019 CincinnatI, OH, USA
Enjoyed Most
Great free coffee in morning. Wonderful staff Great bar
Kathryn Feb 02, 2019 Milwaukee, WI, USA
Enjoyed Most
location, price, coffee delivered to room, bathroom is great, bed was comfortable, parking included in price, nice lounge area
jennifer Feb 02, 2019 Rockford, IL, USA
Enjoyed Most
Extremely clean, very central to The Miracle Mile. The lobby staff was very helpful with ANYTHING we needed. Rooms are a little small but you have to expect that in downtown Chicago. Next time in The Windy City, we will be staying at ACME again.
Scott Jan 28, 2019 Wharton, OH, USA
Enjoyed Most
Location and coffee delivery in morning!
Ellen Jan 28, 2019 HOFFMAN EST, IL, USA
Enjoyed Most
Great vibe and wonderful location.
Other Comments
Having parking is important. Rooms were small but expected so not an issue.
Stephen Jan 27, 2019 Newburgh, IN, USA
Enjoyed Most
The location
Abigail Jan 22, 2019 Maryland Heights, MO, USA
Enjoyed Most
Location was perfect for easy walking to shopping, restaurants, cultural activities. Staff was friendly and helpful. Acme has a great bar. Coffee was delivered to our room at a time determined by us. Parking was very convenient
Mark Jan 20, 2019 Bettendorf, IA, USA
Enjoyed Most
the location and the staff. will for sure go again.
linda Jan 15, 2019 crystal lake, IL, USA

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