Ray’s Bucktown B&B is situated in Chicago’s vibrant Bucktown neighborhood, an exciting arts and entertainment community. The three-level, 4000 square foot building is modeled after small European hotels and spas. It is located on a quiet, safe, residential street within walking distance of 80+ restaurants, along with one-of-a-kind boutiques, bars, salons and spas. Ray and his staff will make you feel right at home in one of the eleven distinctive bedrooms!

Each bedroom has a unique design and feel. All bedrooms have a private bath, and all are fully furnished with a comfortable bed, satellite TV and TiVo, robes, and more. Business travelers and all guests are welcome to make use of the reception area, which has two Mac computers, one which is always on for guests to use & check their Email, along with color and B&W printers, a fax machine and a color copier.

The community areas are available for use by all guests, and include a comfortable living room, a steam room, sauna, kitchen, and HDTV viewing area. There is also a 5’ x 7’ projected screen TV in the living room area that is the perfect place to watch the big event. This is not your parents’ Bed & Breakfast!

Breakfast is cooked-to-order when you want it, ordered off of a menu—along with daily specials, and features a variety of fresh ingredients. Special dietary considerations can be accommodated (vegan, gluten-free, allergies, etc).

Whether in town for work or play, with friends or coming alone, Ray’s will strive to make your trip to Chicago as enjoyable as possible.

Services include:

-A cooked-to-order breakfast ordered off of a menu with daily specials is included in the price of your room.
-Free bottled water, coffee and tea during your entire stay.
-Free unrestricted street parking along with two garage spots available if needed.
-Steam Room
-Computer available 24 hours to check emails, etc.
-Free Wi-Fi
-Satellite TV & TiVo in each room.
-Free local phone calls
-Skype is available for...



Welcome to Ray's
 Bucktown Bed and Breakfast in Chicago!

Ray's unique Bed and Breakfast in the heart of Chicago's Bucktown / Wicker Park neighborhood welcomes everyone, whether in town for work or play. Modeled after small European hotels and spas,  the Bed and Breakfast has 11 rooms with private bathrooms.  Amenities include:
▪ our cooked-to-order breakfast included in the rate
▪ central heat and A/C
▪ TVs & DVR s
▪ smoke-free

▪ access to living rooms and kitchen 
▪ steam room and sauna 
▪ vibrant neighborhood with over 80 restaurants within a mile
▪ free unrestricted street parking, and two garage spaces 
▪ free bottled water, coffee and tea during your stay
▪ private baths each supplied with soap, shampoo and conditioner

We have rooms available all week. Single night stays are ok!

To reserve a room call us at 773.384.3245 or
email us at


Check Availability & Book Online!

While we now offer online booking, you can still get the most information by calling or emailing us directly. This includes rooms that are available only by call in. Same day bookings can only be made by calling/emailing.

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Ray's Bucktown/Wicker Park Bed and Breakfast,
 in the style of a Guest House, welcomes you to Chicago!

Ray's Bucktown B&B in Chicago: A Chicago Bed and Breakfast 

Why stay in a Bed and Breakfast vs. a downtown Chicago hotel?At Ray’s Bucktown/Wicker Park Bed and Breakfast we include:

  • Full cooked to order breakfasts!
    Our typical breakfast would cost $30 per person at any hotel downtown
  • Location!In the unique Bucktown / Wicker Park neighborhood with 80+ restaurants, shops, boutiques & music venues!
  • We are four miles from downtown Chicago! Which is a quick 12- minute ride on the "L" (Chicago Transit Authority).
  • Free Parking!
    Instead of a $45 minimum at hotels in downtown Chicago.
  • Free bottled water/coffee/tea!
    Instead of $3-4 for each bottle of water, coffee or tea at most downtown Chicago hotels.
  • Better room taxes!
    Our 11.9% plus 1% County Tax instead of Chicago hotels' 17.4%.

By staying at a bed and breakfast, you are helping a small business.
Does Paris Hilton really need more money?


Ray's Bucktown
Bed & Breakfast
2144 N. Leavitt
Chicago IL 60647


Ray's Bucktown B&B is an alternative to cookie-cutter hotel rooms. A comfortable home-away-from-home in one of Chicago’s most stylish and interesting neighborhoods, complete with full cooked-to-order breakfast.

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