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Ray's Bucktown Bed and Breakfast

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2144 N Leavitt, Chicago, IL 60647
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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61 reviews 61 reviews
14 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I cannot say enough about Ray's. Funky, trendy, safe, convenient. The staff were not only friendly, but very flexible. You said you wanted breakfast at 8, but now you say 11? No problem! Amazing to order breakfasts, btw. They have thought of everything ...printouts of area, extra towels, always asking if you need anything, plenty of tea/coffee/bttld water anytime, fresh... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed here for a couple of days in May 2015. Ray's is in a neighborhood, not downtown and we liked that. Other reviewers have called the place "unique" and "quirky". They are right. The breakfasts were delicious and the staff was very helpful.

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Pelham, New York
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37 reviews 37 reviews
30 hotel reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

I ended up staying at Ray's because the entire city of Chicago was booked solid due to a large convention in town. When I pulled up to the B&B I was a bit nervous because the outside did not look particularly invited. That said, upon walking inside I was pleasantly surprised. Ray's is warm & cozy, the staff is friendly,... More 

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New Harmony, Indiana
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

If you can imagine collections of angel food cake cutters, thermoses, paint-by-number bird paintings, tramp art, Fiestaware pitchers and so much more adorning this unique B & B, along with fascinating guests and delicious copious breakfasts + plenty of good parking options, you'd be as crazy about Ray's Bucktown B & B as we are. We have been satisfied repeat... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I think its quite evident from the reviews and my personal experience that the place owes its charm to its host Ray. I have stayed in a lot of places and undoubtedly Ray has been the best host ever I have come across. He had helped with everything we had asked for and making our stay a great experience. The... More 

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Plainfield, Indiana
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19 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

I arrived in Chicago a day early for a conference. I wanted to stay somewhere fun and had friends in Logan Square, so I chose this place nearby in Bucktown (both are walkable, neat, hipster neighborhoods) I am so glad I stayed here instead of my generic conference hotel. This place is neat and the employees are super friendly and... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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6 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We stopped for one night and were very impressed. Ray was very friendly and his place is interesting with many collections. The breakfast is a treat and the wait staff/cook very nice. We had the less expensive West room (this room is downstairs - via a narrow stairway, also the bathroom hall is very narrow). I loved the room nice... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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161 reviews 161 reviews
24 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We stayed with Ray and the team for 5 nights and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. We were a late check in due to connecting flights from LA, but the information from Ray on the door code to get in was going to get us in okay. But when we arrived there was Ray coming out to great us and help get... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Ray's is in a great neighborhood of Chicago; quiet streets, easy access to the train and bus. Ray and his whole staff were so accommodating and friendly, without "hovering" at all. We felt right at home. Ray was there to help with bags, drive us to the train - anything we needed. Breakfast was always fresh and tasty - and... More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

I highly recommend Ray's as an alternative to Chicago hotels. It is located in Bucktown, a lovely quiet and safe neighborhood about ten minutes from The Loop and 15 minutes from O'Hare airport by CTA (train). Ray offered to pick me up and drop me at the train if the weather was bad, and he did one day. The breakfasts... More 

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