Ruby Room Inn & Spa

1743-45 West Division Street , Chicago, IL 60622 USA (Show map)
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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. FOR BEST RATES:Visit Rubyroom.com or call us at (773)-235-2323

Reviews

Overall
4.1

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  • Guest room4.4
  • Service4.0
  • Value4.2
  • Cleanliness4.4
  • Onsite Dining3.5

Great alternative to chain hotels for business travel

4.0 on October 23, 2017

Recently stayed here for one night when all downtown hotels were either booked or inflated prices. Great find and convenient to several restaurants. Clean, cute rooms. We never saw the manager or staff, but were given complete information about how to access keys for check in, etc. Would stay here again.


Serene and Relaxing Boutique Hotel

4.2 on September 21, 2017

I love this little hotel for its simplicity and ease of use. The staff are attentive and friendly. It is a small hotel and you don't feel part of the bustle of the city when inside. It is all very quiet, clean, and relaxing. No TVs! No lobby bar. Just a quiet space in the city. Very easy to get around and a cool neighborhood. Have stayed here twice and will be back!


Relaxing stay

4.0 on July 08, 2017

No frills place with comfortable bed and nice steam showers. Local area has several restaurants within walking distance.


Family visit

3.2 on July 05, 2017

Dining was not onsite but LOTS of local restaurants to choose from within walking distance. Rooms are comfortable and quiet. GREAT location. ONLY drawback is the steep stairs (no elevator).


Fourth time staying here.

4.0 on July 03, 2017

This was my fourth time staying at the Ruby room when I was in Chicago. I come every 3 months to do a training and every time I enjoy this play more and more. It's not a conventional hotel, in fact it's a shop with a small hotel attached. The rooms are simple, homely and remind me of my past. There is no TV in the room or alarm clocks but there is WiFi. But I actually needed the distractionless weekend. I like this place. Glad they are so affordable as well.


10/10

4.6 on February 13, 2017

The RubyRoom is so lugurious while maintaining a home feel. The staff was very friendly and extremely nice. I would absolutely stay with them again.


Great stay at Ruby Roon

4.6 on October 29, 2016

This is the perfect place to discover Chicago!


Great Room No Services

3.4 on September 27, 2016

Wonderful rooms on busy Division Street; steep stairs to reach them. Super comfortable bed, thoughtfully planned bathroom. A small table/desk would be helpful. We enjoyed our stay, but the entire staff of the place was absent the first two days we were there (they said an emergency -- we thought someone had died -- but actually they were having a staff retreat). We couldn't get extra towels, couldn't get into the kitchen, couldn't reach anyone by phone. Great room but seems like a weird way to run a lodging establishment. Probably doesn't happen very often -- recommend this place if you're v. independent and comfortable with stairs.


Wicker Park Weekend

4.2 on September 01, 2016

Excellent location within walking distance of shops and restaurants. We stayed on the fourth floor, where we enjoyed the spacious room, high ceiling, comfy bed and steam/sauna shower. We did not use the kitchen on the third floor so can't rate either way.


Love the Ruby Room

4.4 on August 12, 2016

We love the Ruby Room in Wicker Park. One must realize it is not a 5 star hotel but a very comfortable hotel with no tv. It is the perfect get away in a neighborhood filled with great bars and restaurants. The bakery across the street is fabulous with chai tea lattes that exceed Starbucks! The blue line is just 2 blocks away. Great free parking nearby. We drove from Milwauker and used the train. The beds and shower are fabulous! We have booked another 2 nights already. There is no on site dining but lots of options within one block!


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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
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

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
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

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
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

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
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Double

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
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

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
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

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
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

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
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Garden Suite

Our amazing Garden Suite in the heart of Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood offers 4 full beds, living space, steam shower and mini kitchenette. Directly across from Ruby Room, Chicago's oldest (multi-award winning) spiritual day spa, salon and shop. The Garden Suite is contemporary and stylish with cozy beds, quilts, and rugs with an elegant boho-chic style and flair. Suite also features a comfy living space with flat screen tv, one bathroom with steam shower, kitchen space with nutri bullet, microwave, fridge, coffee maker, and toaster. Perfect for a girls night in the city, bridal gathering, family visit or, short term stay. Note: If you are celebrating a wedding, special event, or hosting a retreat, Ruby Room offers an Inn with 8 overnight rooms, bridal and ministry services. Please contact Ruby Room directly at 773-235-2323.

  • Maximum Capacity: 6
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 4 Double

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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

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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, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Radio, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

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.
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Innkeepers

Name(s)

John Leydon

Languages spoken

English

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Meals

Breakfast

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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).


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