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Ames Boston Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton

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NYC
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26 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for 2 nights on Business and was very happy with the stay. Location is great for business as the hotel is right downtown. Rooms were modern and spacious, bathroom was great and bed was comfortable. Check in took longer than average but would definitely stay again.

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GuestExperience_2016, General Manager at Ames Boston Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton, responded to this review

We are honored that you chose Ames Boston Hotel for your recent visit to Boston Jim G. Thank you for your business. It was great to hear that you enjoyed the location and your guest room. Being so close to everything our great city has to offer is something that makes us proud. We are sorry to hear that your... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No dinner food at all and the room could have been cleaner. Of the food they did have, breakfast was weak. Aside from the aforementioned, the gym was very clean and had up to date equipment. Also, the staff was very friendly, which is very much appreciated!

Review collected in partnership with Curio – A Collection by Hilton

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GuestExperience_2016, General Manager at Ames Boston Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share you experience with us hmr204. We appreciate it! It was disappointing to hear that your stay didn't exceed your expectations. Please know we work hard to deliver exceptional stays to all of our guests. That being said, our restaurant is currently under renovations. We are happy to share that Cultivar, our new... More 

new hampshire
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79 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here for 2 nights and love the modern, updated touch. The rain shower is fantastic, the minibar a plus, and the large TV with more stations than usual, were great. The bed was too hard, though. The staff were wonderful. Note that there is a coffee maker in the room, which is not listed in the amenities but... More 

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5 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Overall, I was very pleased with my stay at the Ames Hotel. One of the big drawls for me was the location. You are right in the heart of downtown within very easy walking distance to all the major historical sites, restaurants and shopping you could ask for. The area felt safe and the central location made it easy for... More 

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GuestExperience_2016, General Manager at Ames Boston Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing the Ames Boston Hotel for your recent visit! We appreciate your business. It is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. Our team is dedicated to providing memorable experiences for our guests and your kind words about them made our day. Your feedback about some wear and tear around the hotel is much... More 

Mooloolaba, Australia
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52 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we recently stayed for 3 nights at this hotel and are so glad we did! It's part of the Hilton group so we were able to gain points which was a bonus. The hotel is right in the centre of everything and so convenient for shopping, Freedom Trail etc. The room was clean, modern and had a wonderful rainwater shower... More 

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GuestExperience_2016, General Manager at Ames Boston Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing the Ames Boston Hotel Search. We appreciate your business while in the area. Your kind words about our staff, amenities and services made our day. It has been an honor to welcome Hilton Honors members like yourself to our property. We do hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back again soon. Best Wishes, Patricia... More 

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49 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Location: The hotel is located directly in the heart of Boston’s financial district, very closed with the tube/metro, in front of the State House building. It’s a good base for visiting the town. The harbor is about 5 minute walking, the famous mall is placed after few blocks. Great view from the room. Staff: Very kind and giving the right... More 

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GuestExperience_2016, General Manager at Ames Boston Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton, responded to this review

We are honored you chose to stay with us during your recent visit to "Magic Boston" Kapp8. Thank you for your business. It was wonderful to read your kind words about the property and especially our staff. Thank you for taking the time to let us know your enjoyed your stay at the Ames Boston Hotel. Please do visit us... More 

Campbell, California, United States
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15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at the Ames Boston Hotel when in Boston visiting my son in college. I had booked thru Priceline rather than the hotel itself, and when I went to check in, they did not have my reservation - yikes! The staff at the front desk were so fantastic, they didn't miss a beat. They not only found a room... More 

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GuestExperience_2016, General Manager at Ames Boston Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton, responded to this review

Congratulations to your son (and you) on going to school in Boston! It is an amazing city for college students. Thanks for choosing the Ames Boston Hotel for your first visit. We are sorry to hear about the challenges with Priceline, but are so glad that we were able to take care of you and introduce you to Charles! He... More 

Richmond, Virginia
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25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I spent 2 nights at the Ames this past weekend. The hotel was a beautifully renovated building in a great location in downtown Boston. The staff was excellent-front desk staff worked smoothly and were attentive to our needs. The breakfast was served in a well cared for area that was staffed by two Polish women who were... More 

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GuestExperience_2016, General Manager at Ames Boston Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton, responded to this review

We were honored to welcome you and your wife to the Ames Boston Hotel Lannyrlevenson. Thank you for your recent visit. It was wonderful to hear your kind words about our team and our hotel. Your comments will certainly be shared with the staff, particularly our breakfast team. We are glad that you enjoyed breakfast and are excited to share... More 

Columbus, Ohio
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was blown away by the room size, location, view and amenities. The staff was very helpful and trying to go the extra mile. Small things like the cappuccino machine downstairs and excellent buffet breakfast made the stay better.

Review collected in partnership with Curio – A Collection by Hilton

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GuestExperience_2016, General Manager at Ames Boston Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton, responded to this review

We are thrilled to know that you enjoyed your stay with us lawrenceh982. Thank you for choosing the Ames Boston Hotel for your recent visit to Boston. Our team has worked diligently over the past few months to upgrade and enhance our property and it made our day to hear that you noticed. The cappuccino machine is definitely a favorite... More 

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25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hotel is/was going through renovations so very inconvenient. We had to go to the second floor to check-in; there wasn't any sign in the entry area directing us where to go to check in. I just decided to go up a level. the two elevators are quite small; at one point one elevator stopped working. We had to take the... More 

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GuestExperience_2016, General Manager at Ames Boston Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us Richard F. We appreciate your feedback about your stay, but are disappointed to hear we fell a bit short. Our recent renovations did move our check-in area to the 2nd floor temporarily, and we are really sorry if this caused any confusion or inconvenience. We are happy to say that the enhancements... More 

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The largest area of the city, Downtown is rich with historical and iconic sites in Boston. Stroll through one of Boston’s most famous green spaces, the Boston Public Gardens, check out and make way for duckling statues, picnic under a beautiful tree overlooking the pond, and walk over the iconic footbridge where, during summer time, you will catch a swan boat toting children and eager tourists through the pond. Have your camera ready to capture its peaceful beauty in the middle of a bustling city. Continue on through the Gardens and take in some open green space at the Boston Common, where you can spend time throwing a frisbee, sitting on a park bench, or, in the winter time, skating on the frog pond. Head north from the end of the Common to see the golden dome of the State House, and travel through government center to Quincy Market and Faneuil Hall, both a historic and popular destination worth a quick visit for a first time to Boston. Head to Long Wharf to visit the Aquarium, or catch a boat to Charlestown or even Cape Cod.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Free Internet
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  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ames, located in the beautiful and historic Ames building, inspires both modern style and old world sophistication. An experience rich with elegant interpretations, Ames is ideally located near historic Faneuil Hall and Beacon Hill. Boasting a vibrant restaurant and bar offering an atmosphere that is at once refined and playful, a state-of-the art fitness center and suites accented by dramatic, Romanesque arched windows and original fireplaces. Our hotel is now part of the Curio Collection by Hilton and features Hilton HHonors benefits and rewards. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ames Boston Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton

Address: 1 Court Street, Boston, MA 02108
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Boston > Downtown
Price Range: $251 - $777 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ames Boston Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton 4*
Number of rooms: 115
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Also Known As:
Ames - a Morgans Original Hotel Boston
Hotel Style:
#30 Luxury Hotel in Boston
#39 Romantic Hotel in Boston
#40 Business Hotel in Boston
#48 Family Hotel in Boston
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“check with hotel about renovation noise”
 of 5 bubbles bonsai35, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The upper level rooms will be quieter and have great views of the city.”
 of 5 bubbles CougarBlue, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The higher rooms would minimize the street noise.”
 of 5 bubbles Lannyrlevenson, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Take earplugs - book somewhere else”
 of 5 bubbles Caroline1964, 12 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Request floor 10 or higher. Do not pay for a corner king room - too noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles LeslieSeattle, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
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