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Ray's Bucktown Bed and Breakfast

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Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 22 July 2013

I used to live in Chicago and would pass by Ray's Bucktown Bed and Breakfast often. When planning a visit this year, I thought it would be fun to stay in a neighborhood more like where I used to live than downtown off of Michigan Avenue. Staying at Ray's was a great decision! My room was lovely and reminded me...

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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 6 July 2013

I came to Chicago with my twin teenaged girls for the ALA conference and selected Ray's based on the reviews here. I was not disappointed! We stayed in the large and wonderful DaVinci Room. First of all Bucktown is a great part of Chicago to be in, nice streets, shops and restaurants. Ray has an impeccable eye for staff; they...

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Princeton, New Jersey
Reviewed 30 June 2013

A baseball adventure with my 16 yo son to multiple cities and MLB ballparks landed us in Chicago. After staying at two regular motels with the double queen beds and generic breakfast buffet we wanted something unique and interesting. A bed and breakfast in Chicago did the trick. When my kid saw the outside of the old fashion house he...

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San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 23 June 2013

I would highly recommend this unique place. Each room, with its furniture and fixtures, is different (i.e. my bathroom had double shower heads on either end of the soaking tub). There are also interesting collections of art and objects to look at all over the house. The owner and staff are very helpful, know the area well, and go out...

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Oak Harbor, Ohio, United States
Reviewed 21 June 2013

Ray’s is a great B&B. It is located in the quaint Bucktown suburb in northwest Chicago. It is fun to just causally stroll through the neighborhood. It is easy to access from I-94. Downtown Chicago is only 10 minutes away by train from a station about 8 blocks away. There is free street parking. The service by Sarah and her...

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Brooklyn, New York, United States
Reviewed 20 May 2013

So happy that we stayed at Ray's! Ray and his staff couldn't have been nicer or more accommodating. They made us feel right at home. The B&B is in a great location - lots to do but also close to downtown. Wish we could've stayed longer!

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Yorkshire, UK
Reviewed 13 May 2013

In a quiet, leafy but happening suburb of Chicago there are plenty of places on the doorstep for eating and drinking (Piece Brewery and The Map Room for starters!). Ray's eclectic B&B is a mix of top-quality B&B with student casualness (and we are 20+ years past our student days). Nothing is too much bother for Ray or his young,...

1Thank Alice P
New York City, New York
Reviewed 15 April 2013

My husband and I were in Chicago for a wedding and we were considering a priceline booked hotel but were really pleased to find the reasonably priced Cardinal room at Ray's. I was a little concerned about the detached bathroom because I am pregnant and get up at all hours of the night, but, as others have mentioned in their...

1Thank spec80
Kansas City, Missouri
Reviewed 9 April 2013

Ray's is a quaint, out of the way B & B in Bucktown. Easy walking distance to El and bus. Everyone made us feel welcome and late check ins were no big deal. Sunny couches to relax and read, great food and coffee-an excellent deal.

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Ft. Lauderdale
Reviewed 27 March 2013

I really don't. I don't like going places where I don't know anyone or feel welcome. Which is why I love Ray's, & have stayed twice & would stay again anytime. The moment you walk in, you're family. Ray, Sarah & staff can't do enough for you--if you need a couple of extra towels, you don't get a smirk, you...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
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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, Chicago, IL 60647
Region: United States > Illinois > Chicago > Northwest Side , Wicker Park / Bucktown
Price Range: $215 - $329 (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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