About Ray's


Ray’s Bucktown B&B is situated in Chicago’s vibrant Bucktown neighborhood, an exciting arts and entertainment community. Our Bed and Breakfast is modeled after small European hotels and spas and 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 11 distinctive bedrooms. Five in our original building, and 6 in our new North Wing of the building. We also have a sauna, and a steam room . Our acclaimed breakfast is cooked-to-order when you want it, and ordered off of a menu. Additionally there are daily specials, and breakfast features a variety of fresh ingredients. Special dietary considerations can be accommodated. See breakfast page for more information.

We are located 4.2 miles from downtown in the near northwest neighborhood of Bucktown/Wicker Park. We are 6 blocks away from the Blue Line train that runs between downtown (a 12 minute ride), and O’Hare Airport (a 30 minute ride). If you are driving, we are conveniently located two blocks off I-90/94 (the Kennedy), and we offer free parking, either two garage spaces or unrestricted street parking.

Each bedroom has a unique design and feel. All bedrooms have a private bathroom, and all are fully furnished with a comfortable bed(s), satellite TV and DVR, robes, hair dryers, and of course all the amenities you find at most B&Bs/hotels.

If you are in town for work, or simply like to keep in touch, you will appreciate that not only do we offer free WIFI, but business travelers and guests are welcome to make use of the reception area, which has a guest computer (Mac). It is always on for guests to use, and it is connected to color and B&W printers, a fax machine, and a color copier.

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

Whether in town for work or play, Ray’s Bucktown Bed and Breakfast will strive to make your trip to Chicago as enjoyable as possible. We look forward to having you as our guest!

Ray Reiss
Ray’s Bucktown Bed and Breakfast 
2144 N. Leavitt St. Chicago, IL 60647


Toll-Free: 800.355.2324
In Illinois: 773.384.3245
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