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Ray's Bucktown Bed and Breakfast

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2144 N Leavitt, Chicago, IL 60647 (Northwest Side)
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Ray's Bucktown Bed and Breakfast
Ranked #5 of 25 Chicago B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rays is the coolest, funkiest and hippest place we have ever stayed. Decor is really interesting! Ray has the largest collection of Red Wing pottery in the world! It is clean and comfortable. The delicious and amazing breakfasts are made by friendly staff who will do whatever it takes to please. Ray is doing it right. I overheard the staff... More

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Walldorf, Germany
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214 reviews 214 reviews
213 hotel reviews
140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The most outstanding thing about this place was breakfast - really excellent. Location is in nice neighborhood and it takes you ten minutes to walk to the "West" metro station from where trains run to downtown in a further ten minutes. We liked our "room with a view" (as it was called) but I think other rooms are not as... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love this place! Ray went way above and beyond to meet our needs. He has a very cool B & B, but his love of hospitality makes this place unique. We would highly recommend it for others and look forward to coming back.

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arizona
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62 reviews 62 reviews
24 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

My husband and I visit Chicago every few years and this is the 1st B&B that we have stayed in. Ray and the staff are extremely friendly and accommodating. If we were to stay in an B&B again, we would probably stay at Ray's. The atmosphere is unpretentious with a fun, nostalgic decor. The location was perfect for us, close... More

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West Chester
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32 reviews 32 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Great customer service. Amazing breakfasts. Unique guest rooms. Free parking on the street. Nice area to meet the locals. I even liked Ray's cat "Naggie". 18 years young. She is not allowed in the guest rooms. You will find her napping on the tv cable box or in the public areas. Ray's is an easy walk to the train station.... More

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Ottawa
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Ray's Bucktown B&B redefines eclectic ... it's a very fun, funky little place with whimsical touches at every turn. The service is warm, friendly and efficient. Our room was very comfortable, spacious and clean. We loved the breakfast which included a wide array of choices and lots of healthy options including tons of fresh fruit. Bucktown is a terrific neighbourhood... More

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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We recently stayed at Ray's and found it to be a really good choice. The breakfasts are to die for, the service is great, whether you need info on anything or some special attention, and as an added bonus, it is located in one of the hippest areas of the City. There is a lot of local fun activity in... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014 via mobile

Ray and his staff are extremely helpful and welcoming. The room was clean, quiet and comfortable. The breakfasts were as good as a hotel! Recommend this to anyone visiting Chicago. The neighborhood is also safe and in walkable distance to cafés and restaurants.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

My husband and I were lucky to secure a room at this B&B on a recent trip to Chicago, and based on our experience we will definitely be back. Our bedroom and bathroom were clean and comfortable. In addition to amazing gourmet breakfast choices and cheerful and accommodating staff, there were many extra special touches, such as a heated bathroom... More

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ARIZONA
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54 reviews 54 reviews
11 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

This is the first time I have stayed at a bed and breakfast. Great location to walk around or catch cabs or train. Wonderful cook to order breakfast and staff was great. Staff has lots of suggestions for things to do be sure and ask

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Additional Information about Ray's Bucktown Bed and Breakfast

Address: 2144 N Leavitt, Chicago, IL 60647
Location: United States > Illinois > Chicago > Northwest Side , Wicker Park / Bucktown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
Ray`s Bucktown Hotel Chicago
Ray`s Bucktown b&b

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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
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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