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The Ames Boston Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton

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8.5
Excellent
2,033 reviews
+1 617-979-8100

Top Amenities

Free Wifi
Pets Allowed
Fitness Center
Restaurant

What Do I Need to Know About Ames Boston Hotel?

All you really need to know is that the Ames Boston Hotel is housed in the historic Ames building, combining old world class and modern facilities. When staying there, you will be within a few strides of many major Boston landmarks and you’ll be able to enjoy the fitness center, free Wi-Fi, free bicycle rental, and the hotel’s King St. Tavern that overlooks the Old State House and offers evening entertainment. Additionally, there are plenty of restaurants near the Ames as well.

What’s the Location Like?

Located right across the street from the Old State House in the very heart of Boston, the Ames boasts a nearly perfect location. When you walk for ten minutes to the east, you’ll be at Boston Harbor, passing the stores and food courts of Quincy Market on your way. Walking in the other direction for ten minutes will bring you to the beautiful Boston Common and the start of the Freedom Trail, the city’s fantastic historic walking trail, which passes sixteen historically significant sites.

How Much Can I Expect to Pay?

The average price for one night ranges around $269 per room. The cheapest rate is $229, which buys you a night in a bed in the Standard or Superior Room. The Deluxe Suites are still fairly affordable at $339 per night. All rooms are non-smoking and it is also worth noting that children up to 12 years old can stay for free in their parents’ room.

What’s the Bottom Line?

The Ames is a relatively affordable hotel, especially considering its fabulous downtown location. The free Wi-Fi and fitness center make it a popular place to stay among business travelers; families love the décor and the free bicycles.

 

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Government Center
1 Court Street
Boston, MA 02108
Rooms & Rates
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User Highlights
8.5
Excellent
Location
"Excellent location downtown" "Excellent location:"
100% liked the proximity to sightseeing.
95% liked the proximity to shopping.
Cleanliness
"Spotless accommodations" "Clean facility"
89% said rooms were clean.
86% thought it was clean.
Service
"Staff is very friendly and helpful" "Staff was amazing"
95% found the staff to be very friendly.
71% said the reception staff was great.
WiFi
"Excellent wi-fi" "Good internet"
77% said the wifi quality was great.
90% thought it was a great value.
Room
"Impeccable room" "Bathroom was excellent"
78% were happy with the bathroom.
Only 69% said rooms were big enough.
Amenities
"Lovely old building" "Modern interior"
56% thought the building was acceptable.
94% thought the architecture was beautiful.
Breakfast
"Dry scrambled eggs" "No complimentary breakfast"
61% said the breakfast was too expensive.
Food
"Not even a on-site restaurant" "Tasteless chicken sausage"
56% thought the dining experience was appropriate.
Desserts were ok, said 60%.
Value for money
"Not worth the money" "Was charged for 2 rooms"
61% said the breakfast was too expensive.
90% thought it was a great value.
Bar and Beverages
"There was no hotel bar" "No hotel bar"

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Modern Hotel
Could be quieter
Friendly service
Impressive bathroom
Expert Reviews
Afar Magazine
Want to sleep in Boston’s very first skyscraper? Originally constructed in 1893, the 13-story Ames Building was, for many years, the tallest building in the city. Renowned architect David...
Frommer's
With the most eye-catching interior in town, combining minimalist style and traditional details, the Ames is a hipster magnet -- a category that encompasses both business and leisure travelers.
Travel + Leisure
The 113-room downtown property is the very chic result of a collaboration between David Rockwell and the Morgans Hotel Group—the New York-based founding fathers, so to speak, of the boutique hotel.
Hotel Information
Features
Air-conditioned
Bar or Lounge
Business Center
Concierge
Fitness Center
Free Wifi
Handicap
No Smoking
Pets Allowed
Restaurant
Details
Check-In
From 3:00pm*must be 18 or older to check-in
Check-Out
Until 12:00pm
# of Rooms
114
Fees
Add-ons
  • Parking Fee: USD 50 per night (in/out privileges)
Handicap Accessible
Wheelchair Accessible
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