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Ruby Room Inn & Spa

1743-45 West Division Street , Chicago, IL 60622 USA (Show map)
4.1
62 Reviews
$125 - $185
per night

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About

"Best in the City" - Chicago Magazine. Ruby Room Hotel & Spa is one of Chicago's most unique overnight destinations. Just 8 minutes from downtown, in the heart of historic Wicker Park's restaurant, shopping and nightlife scene. Modeled in the European tradition, Ruby Room is neither a hotel nor a traditional B&B. Our concept is that of relaxation. By design, we do not offer telephones or televisions. We do not offer 24 hour reception or bellman services. We make a practice of not entering your room during your stay, unless requested. Ruby Room is a historic property and does not offer an elevator. Please keep this in mind, if you or any of your guests have a challenge with mobility. What we do offer are outrageously comfortable pillow top mattresses with 500 thread count linens, large marble and glass showers, 4 of which are equipped with commercial steam units along with complimentary AVEDA products. Crown molding and fine woodworking throughout. Modern furniture peppered with antiques, new community kitchen, gorgeous garden with waterfall and all a part of a day spa, hair salon, yoga studio, two retail boutiques, 5,000 square foot health club and a serene healing sanctuary. If you're looking for something super clean and relaxing, we offer a restful room attached to a unique spa in a super cool neighborhood. Your peace is our passion.

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Overall
4.1

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  • Guest room4.4
  • Service3.9
  • Value4.2
  • Cleanliness4.5
  • Dining3.5

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Thanksgiving in Chicago

4.0 on December 06, 2014

Very convenient location. Close to lots of restaurants, bakeries and coffee shops for meal choices since there is no breakfast served. Very good bakery/coffee shop directly across the street. Lots of shopping opportunities as well close by. King size bed was extremely comfortable and the steam shower was very relaxing. Be prepared for steps to the guest rooms. Stairs are very similar to older Europian Hotels - narrow and steep, but good exercise! Easy to get downtown and to airport. This was our second stay at the Ruby Room.


Cozy with a great location

4.0 on December 04, 2014

The Ruby Room has the most comfortable bed I ever slept in. The room doesn't have a TV so the place remains very quiet and peaceful. I love the location as it's close to great shops and restaurants. I haven't used it but the room key gives you access to the gym down the block which is a nice amenity. I would definitely stay there again.


Ruby Room

4.2 on November 24, 2014

This is a wonderful place to stay. Staff is very friendly and helpful, rooms are clean, bed is comfortable and location is great. The only two downsides are the extremely steep stairs to get up to your room and slightly thin walls.


Ruby room October stay

3.4 on October 24, 2014

Very happy with location and price of rooms. Staff was kind and courteous. Would have liked extra set of towels stocked in room because there is not regular housekeeping.


Love the Ruby Room and Wicker Park area

3.4 on October 20, 2014

I stayed at the RR twice before, once in 2012, and once in 2013. Both times, wonderful experiences. High points of this time: everything was as expected, was able to obtain key, get to room. This was a smaller room but was very comfortable. Low points: water pressure is abysmal. Also, on previous trips, I was unaware of how thin the walls are. This time, due to the couple in 3C, who were... err..., busy one late night, and another night came back to the hotel late and were just plain loud, I now know the walls are a bit thin. Turned the AC fan on and drowned them out though. All in all, I would recommend the Ruby Room. Very pleasant. Division also has so many restaurants and bars, you will not run out of place to eat.


great location, spa ious room

3.6 on October 16, 2014

No breakfast provided but modest cooking & coffee making facilities. Stairs are steep and were poorly lit on top floor level


Wonderful room and neighborhood

4.0 on October 12, 2014

This wonderful little Inn is a few short blocks from the Division Station off the Blue Line. It was the perfect size with a great bathroom and very clean. The stairs are a bit rough inside, but the back fire escape ones are much easier to navigate. The neighborhood is awesome with many, many cool shops and restaurants nearby. We used the gym next door for free which was a great amenity as well as the salon downstairs for a massage. A great weekend retreat!


A great value in a great neighborhood.

4.0 on October 10, 2014

If I wasn't visiting my son, I would not have needed to leave the neighborhood. Definitely not the cleanest room I've stayed in, but a quiet, inexpensive option in Chicago. I'll stay again.


Great location in Wicker Park

2.6 on October 02, 2014

Front steps were nearly impossible with luggage. Coffee pot in community kitchen could have been more user friendly. Offered premium Aveda toiletries on website in rooms but not in reality. Variety of noises from other rooms like fans; anything dropped on floor and footsteps. but not conversations. Outstanding dining nearby.


Lovely and quaint place to stay in chicago : ) !!

4.0 on October 02, 2014

lovely , adorable little inn in the quaint wicker park neighborhood of chicago - beautiful rooms that feel like home, your own apartment, but with touches of little luxuries here and there. staff is very kind and thoughtful : ) it was so nice to experience another neighborhood in chicago; somewhere less touristy - wicker park and the street where ruby room is located is full of such awesome little bakeries , gourmet ethnic foods too! i would honestly be so happy to stay here any time i come to chicago : )


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Rooms & Rates

Ruby Deluxe Suite 4A

Our Ruby Deluxe Overnight Guest Rooms offer honest to goodness pillow top mattresses with 500 thread count linens. Comfortable and clean, additional features include: Private marble steam showers, chez lounges, custom woodworking and molding abound. Hardwood floors, oriental rug, modern décor/furnishings, CD player, high speed internet access, down comforters, thirsty towels, spa robes, slippers, 500 plus thread count sheets and of course fluffy pillows, double top King beds and an extra set of sheets.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Ruby Deluxe Suite 4B

Our Ruby Deluxe Overnight Guest Rooms offer honest to goodness pillow top mattresses with 500 thread count linens. Comortable and clean, additional features include: Private marble steam showers, chez lounges, custom woodworking and molding abound. Hardwood floors, oriental rug, modern décor/furnishings, CD player, high speed internet access, down comforters, thirsty towels, spa robes, slippers, 500 plus thread count sheets and of course fluffy pillows, double top King beds and an extra set of sheets.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

City Suite 3C

Quaint & cozy rooms. Our Ruby City Overnight Guest Rooms offer honest to goodness pillow top mattresses with 500 thread count linens. Comfortable and clean, additional features include: Private glass showers, comfy chair, custom woodworking and molding abound. Hardwood floors, oriental rug, natural light, modern décor/furnishings, CD player, high speed internet access, down comforters, thirsty towels, spa robes and slippers.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

City Suite 4C

Quaint & cozy rooms. Our Ruby City Overnight Guest Rooms offer honest to goodness pillow top mattresses with 500 thread count linens. Comfortable and clean, additional features include: Private glass showers, comfy chair, custom woodworking and molding abound. Hardwood floors, oriental rug, natural light, modern décor/furnishings, CD player, high speed internet access, down comforters, thirsty towels, spa robes and slippers.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Garden Suite 3D

Quaint & cozy rooms over looking the healing garden. Enjoy a private balcony, relaxing sounds of wind chimes and city views. All Ruby Room Overnight Guest Rooms include a private bathroom, hardwood floors, oriental rug, natural light, modern décor/furnishings, CD player, high speed internet access, down comforters, thirsty towels, spa robes, slippers, 500 plus thread count sheets and of course fluffy pillows, double top king beds and an extra set of sheets.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Garden Suite 4D

Quaint & cozy rooms over looking the healing garden. Enjoy a private balcony, relaxing sounds of wind chimes and city views. All Ruby Room Overnight Guest Rooms include a private bathroom, hardwood floors, oriental rug, natural light, modern décor/furnishings, cd player, high speed internet access, down comforters, thirsty towels, spa robes, slippers, 500 plus thread count sheets and of course fluffy pillows, double top king beds and an extra set of sheets.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Ruby Deluxe Suite 3A

Our Ruby Deluxe Overnight Guest Rooms offer honest to goodness pillow top mattresses with 500 thread count linens. Comfortable and clean, additional features include: Private marble steam showers, chez lounges, cutom woodworking and molding abound. Hardwood floors, oriental rug, modern décor/furnishings, CD player, high speed internet access, down comforters, thirsty towels, spa robes, slippers, 500 plus thread count sheets and of course fluffy pillows, double top King beds and an extra set of sheets.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Ruby Deluxe Suite 3B

Our Ruby Deluxe Overnight Guest Rooms offer honest to goodness pillow top mattresses with 500 thread count linens. Comortable and clean, additional features include: Private marble steam showers, chez lounges, custom woodworking and molding abound. Hardwood floors, oriental rug, modern décor/furnishings, CD player, high speed internet access, down comforters, thirsty towels, spa robes, slippers, 500 plus thread count sheets and of course fluffy pillows, double top King beds and an extra set of sheets.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

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Location

Location Type

8 minutes West of Downtown Chicago

Airport

Chicago, IL (CHI-All Airports) 16 miles

Directions to property:

Coming from I90/I94, exit Division Street and head West to 1743-45 West Division.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Art Galleries, Beach, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, Located on "Restaurant Row", 8 Minutes From Downtown Chicago Attractions, Double Door Music Venue - Rolling Stones Favorite, Located in Chicago's Boutique Shopping District, Three Blocks From EL Station, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Zoo

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast, Urban Inn, Boutique Hotel

On-site amenities

Private entrance, Spa , Commercial Steam Showers (4 suites), Outrageously Comfortable Pillow Top Mattresses, Personal/Corporate Retreats and Training, Healing Garden With Waterfall and Labrynth, 500 Thread Count Linens and in room Aveda products, Full Day Spa, Hair Salon and Daily Yoga Classes

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, CD player, Coffee/Tea facilities, In-room internet, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Radio, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Located on Chicago's "Restaurant Row", Antiquing, 8 Minutes From Downtown Chicago, Corporate and Personal Workshops, Full Day Spa, Hair Salon and Daily Yoga Classes, Shopping - Often Compared to New York's SOHO, Sight-seeing

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3:00-6:00 pm
  • Check Out:: 11:00
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No Ruby Room is a smoke free facility
  • Drinking Allowed: Outside only
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: No
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Prior approval required
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Friday-Sunday there is a two day minimum requirement
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: A deposit of one nights stay is required.
  • Cancellations: If your reservation is cancelled before 12:00 noon CST 7 days prior to your stay, a full refund is provided. Any cancellations that fall within the 7 day window will result in a full charge of your reserved stay. If we are able to rent the suite, we are happy to provide a full refund. No shows are charged the full cost of your reserved stay. Any guests terminating their stay prior to their agreed upon check out date will be charged the full cost of their reserved stay. If you are making reservations for someone else, the credit card given at time of reservation is the credit card that will be used for any and all room charges.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Leydon's

Languages spoken

English

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Meals

Breakfast

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Signature Dish

Delivery
There are far too many excellent restaurants in our neighborhood for breakfast, lunch, dinner and late night snacks. We are located directly on "restaurant row". We are happy to point you in the right direction based on your tastes from comfort food to fine dining to vegetarian to some of the best steaks in the world (no kidding).


Details

1743-45 West Division Street , Chicago, IL 60622 USA (Show map)

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