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Ray's Bucktown Bed and Breakfast

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07/06/2017 08/06/2017
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Bozeman, Montana
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We booked Ray's based on a TripAdvisor review and never for one second regretted it. The place is funky cool, and you can spend hours admiring Ray's eclectic collections, in particular his Red Wing pottery, which was everywhere. But don't miss the display of souvenir ceramic foot ashtrays or Pez or vintage games or cheese cutters...oh, the list goes on....

Thank durrae j
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We traveled to Chicago on our way to Wisconsin this May. We booked Ray's Bucktown Bed & Breakfast on a whim. We couldn't have been happier with our decision. Here are some of the takeaway points from our stay: 1. It was quite a bit cheaper than staying in hotels in Chicago. 2. The breakfast was comparable to a delicious,...

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SF Bay Area
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here several years ago, and loved it! Funky, fun, good food and service. We hope to return, even if it's location is not quite central. Nice old neighborhood. They have a nice way of serving food, and the showers are terrific!

Thank babubenj
Reviewed 31 March 2017

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 29 March 2017

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...

Thank LHA2013
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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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: $217 - $336 (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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“We were in the DaVinci room, which faced the main street, which was very quiet, even with our window open.”
durraej, 22 May 2017 | Read review
“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
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