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Ray's Bucktown Bed and Breakfast

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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...

Thank Jeannh1
Memphis, Tennessee
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia 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...

Thank Tony C
Woodbridge, Virginia
Reviewed 1 week ago

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!...

Thank roadtripper_fl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ray’s is an interesting and worthwhile alternative to the downtown hotel experience. It is located on a quiet residential street in Bucktown in two converted houses. The emphasis is on comfort not elegance. We stayed in the Chickadee Room on the first floor and therefore, except for the entrance steps, there were no steps to get to the room. The...

Thank phillyvoyagers
Fishers, Indiana
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not your typical B and B but that is what makes this a cut above. Eclectic decor in the public spaces were a feast for the eyes and added to the light atmosphere. The made to order breakfast were among the best I have had at a B & B. Ray is the consummate host and made great recommendations for...

Thank Sherrie S
Sparta, New Jersey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ray's Bucktown Bed and Breakfast offers three feasts at once: for the tummy (culinary creativity every single day), for the eyes (a stupendous collection of antiques and photographs), and, above all, for the heart: the friendliest atmosphere one could ask for anywhere. Every guest is offered an equal affection and respect. We have repeated our stays over and over!

Thank tsellinger
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

The breakfasts were perfect, the ladies in the kitchen charming and Ray was a very welcoming host. Thank you all we loved staying with you. We loved walking in the neighbourhood and getting to the CTA was easy to do

Thank Saturna1
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 November 2016

This was a wonderful place to be.We loved being able to sit comfortably and yet have privacy in the many sitting areas.The place was clean,employees friendly and helpful.Breakfasts were fantastic and there were many choices.I felt secure in Ray's place and parking was easy when we were there.

Thank mathilde126
Reviewed 29 October 2016

I stayed here for 3 weeks with my dad to have rhinoplasty in Chicago. Ray was an excellent inkeeper and he gave me a discount for staying so long. I will stay there again for a postoperative check up.

Thank Aurelio D
Port Huron, Michigan
Reviewed 24 October 2016

This is a great place to stay. The staff is so nice. The selection of food for breakfast is amazing. Best Eggs Benedict I have ever had. If there isn't a room available at Ray's, then we'll stay home!

Thank cat101955

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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 

Additional Information about Ray's Bucktown Bed and Breakfast

Address: 2144 N Leavitt St, Chicago, IL 60647-3274
Region: United States > Illinois > Chicago > Northwest Side , Wicker Park / Bucktown
Price Range: $208 - $299 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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“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.”
  • Another view of the Flamingo Room - antiques on the little table and TV on the wall
  • Our bed area in the Flamingo Room
  • Beautiful Shower with a hand held or a rain shower head. Soap, shampoo and conditioner on the wa
  • Amenities like home
  • Jetted tub
 of 5 bubbles dunn2327, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The lower rooms do have more kitchen noise.”
 of 5 bubbles carolynsas, 8 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the main level are easily accessible. Upstairs & downstairs rooms are only accessible by stairs.”
  • Eclectic Collection Behind Kitchen Sink
 of 5 bubbles michellehH4135MF, 4 Aug 2016 | Read review
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