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Ray's Bucktown Bed and Breakfast

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Lexington, Kentucky, United States
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 15 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 9 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 2 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 6 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 3 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 26 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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Pennsylvania
Reviewed 21 November 2016

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...

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Fishers, Indiana
Reviewed 15 November 2016

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...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
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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: €124 - €215 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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.”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 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
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