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Ray's Bucktown Bed and Breakfast

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed at Rays B&B for a wedding. It really is close to downtown Chicago. It has several unique rooms with a Midwestern flair to it. The cook for the breakfast made the BEST meat omelette that I have ever had. We will be stay there again on our next trip to Chicago.

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Lee's Summit, Missouri
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a wonderful and unique B&B! We felt welcomed the moment we walked through the door. Ray and his staff were positive, helpful and treated us like family. Breakfast was delicious and the coffee was excellent. Even though we were there for 2 nights, we didn't even begin to explore all the nooks and crannies, or look at all the...

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Lexington, Kentucky, United States
Reviewed 21 March 2017

I was having trouble finding a last minute hotel reservation at the places we usually stay in Chicago and came across Ray's and decided to give it a try. It was a lucky find. Located in up and coming Bucktown, Ray's is a very unusual place. Ray himself took my reservation on the phone, and was very cooperative about describing...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Super friendly and accommodating service, we felt very welcome. Eclectic place with all kinds of unique decorating and collections throughout the property. Breakfast was outstanding and fast. (I popped out before they were serving breakfast and got some coffee too). I recommend that you stay here as an alternative to standard area hotels. We had fun exploring the neighborhood. Lots...

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Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

We have stayed at Rays several times. It is clean, comfortable, quiet and the location is great! Love the heated bathroom floors! The breakfasts are excellent!! We will definitely continue to stay at Ray's!

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Antrim, New Hampshire
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Ray's is everything you expect from a good B&B, and much more that makes a stay at Ray's a fun and unique experience. My wife and I spent two nights at Ray's while visiting our son in Chicago. We found Ray's while searching for lodging closer to his neighborhood, and we are so glad we did. If you are reading...

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Washington, MO
Reviewed 2 January 2017

This is really kind of a magical place, unlike any my wife and I have been to. Can't say enough good things about it. Thank you to the staff and to Ray for their hospitality and for creating such a one-of-a-kind place.

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Reviewed 7 December 2016

Ray's is as good as it gets. From their fabulous breakfasts, wonderful rooms, great staff and incorporated "concierge" (they don't call it that, but it is) service, I cannot imagine spending time in Chicago without being at Ray's! I've never had a request turned down, and been offered things I didn't even know I wanted. Ray is always around, and...

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Memphis, Tennessee
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Every November I attend a large medical conference and have been staying at Ray's for the last 10 years and Love it!!! Their breakfast is prepared just for you and is the best of any B&Bs I stay in throughout the country. Ray and his staff make you feel comfortable. The steam and sauna are the perfect end to a...

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Woodbridge, Virginia
Reviewed 27 November 2016

We booked Ray's as we were visiting a good friend who lives in the Bucktown area of Chicago. She mentioned that there were really no hotels near her, but we did some searching and found Ray's! A few blocks from her. We are so glad we did! It made our visit much easier, but we also just loved staying here!...

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Amenities

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A unique B&B in Chicago's Bucktown neighborhood, Ray's welcomes groups and individuals in town for work or play. Modeled after small European hotels and spas, the B&B has eleven bedrooms with private baths, high speed internet (WIFI and in each room as well as community areas including a steam room, sauna, HDTV and a kitchen, and free unrestricted street parking. Breakfast is cooked-to-order when you want it. This is not your parents' bed & breakfast! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ray's Bucktown Bed and Breakfast

Address: 2144 N Leavitt, Chicago, IL 60647
Region: United States > Illinois > Chicago > Northwest Side , Wicker Park / Bucktown
Price Range: RM674 - RM1,017 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Ray's Bucktown Bed and Breakfast 3.5*
Number of rooms: 11
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“Ray can give a good description of each room and help you pick what will suit you best.”
LHA2013, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms in basement have a funny smell- not sure what it was from. Also, try to get a parking space with your reservation.”
Martyp301, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Each of the rooms is unique. Check out the photos. Choose the one that meets your needs and budget.”
NextStopIs, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“call and describe your need. every room is different, but there's not a bad one!”
Jeannh1, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Our favorite is the East Room, but we have slept in most of the others as well in total comfort!”
tsellinger, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
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