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Ray's Bucktown Bed and Breakfast

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Rochester, Illinois, United States
Reviewed 4 August 2012

We stumbled on to Rays while looking for a place to stay near our son's new apartment in Bucktown. What a great find! This isn't your usual B & B. Not Victorian or stuff. Eclectic decor and modern amenities. We stayed in the Flamingo room. It is on the smaller size, but the first floor location is great and it...

Thank Ellie S
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 2 August 2012

Ray Reiss is one of the most accommodating, unassuming and lovely hosts I've ever encountered. His B&B provided a true refuge for our family as our Chicago home was being renovated. For close to a month, Ray and his wonderful team made us feel right at home - which isn't easy when you've got small children. The kids had a...

Thank chi-townsentiments
Reviewed 22 July 2012

Staying at Ray's is like being a welcomed guest in a friend's house. The location is great (lots of restaurants, bars, and the Blue Line are within easy walking distance), the parking is free, the staff couldn't be nicer or more helpful, the breakfasts are delicious, and the accommodations are comfortable and clean. This was our first time staying at...

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Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 18 July 2012

Marvelous location, free parking, short walk to the L. Eclectic decor; fascinating host (away on a birding trip, unfortunately, throughout our 3-night stay). The staff are superb, and are interesting individuals themselves. The breakfasts are to die for - and we even got to invite Chicago-based daughter's family to join us for one! We visit Chicago often and will always...

Thank linda w
Reviewed 16 June 2012

Ray's is just a wonderful B&B- we loved the outstanding breakfasts and service on our recent visits to Chicago. (We stayed two nights, moved on, then returned for two more nights.) All staff and workers who greeted us and served us there were friendly and helpful. The breakfast is served until 11 AM, at a time you request, and they...

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 12 June 2012

My family and I loved everything about Ray's. First, we loved the neighborhood. It was a nice choice to stay outside of downtown Chicago and get to know another area of the city while we were there. Ray was very accommating and even recommended a local pizza joint which turned out to be not only our first meal in Chicago...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 29 May 2012

Found this fantastic B&B last minute, absolutely loved everything about it from the out-of-this-world breakfast made to order to the unique decor and vibe. Ray, Sarah, and everybody we encountered were extremely helfpul and accommodating. Best part of the whole trip! Very convenient to get to from O'Hare, just a 10 minute walk from the Blue Line.

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 19 May 2012

We stayed at Ray's Bucktown B&B for 4 nights while I wrote an exam in Chicago. We also made a little trip out of it. The property itself is located a 10 minute brisk walk from Western-O'Hare Blue Line station (15 minute relaxed walk). It's in a beautiful, safe neighbourhood. We stayed in the Cardinal Room with a private bathroom...

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Reviewed 29 April 2012

We just returned from a 5 day stay in Chicago visiting our daughter. She found Ray's B&B online for us and what a find it was! The location is great (both bus and blue line within short walking distance), the staff was very friendly and breakfast was heavenly. We stayed in the Eagle's Nest and the only complaint these country...

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Northville, Michigan
Reviewed 16 April 2012

We just returned from a weekend in Chicago visiting our daughter and stayed at Ray's for the first time. We will definitely be back! This was our first b&b stay - it was better than we expected. It was very easy to find - right off I-94. The owner (Ray) and all the staff really extend themselves to you and...

2Thank Laura C

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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 

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Address: 2144 N Leavitt, Chicago, IL 60647
Region: United States > Illinois > Chicago > Northwest Side , Wicker Park / Bucktown
Price Range: RM492 - RM965 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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“Rooms in basement have a funny smell- not sure what it was from. Also, try to get a parking space with your reservation.”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles NextStopIs, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“call and describe your need. every room is different, but there's not a bad one!”
 of 5 bubbles 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!”
 of 5 bubbles tsellinger, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Take a look at the rooms on the website and choose per your needs. Make reservation early.”
  • Our bed area in the Flamingo Room
  • Another view of the Flamingo Room - antiques on the little table and TV on the wall
  • Jetted tub
  • Beautiful Shower with a hand held or a rain shower head. Soap, shampoo and conditioner on the wa
  • Amenities like home
 of 5 bubbles dunn2327, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
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