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Ames Boston Hotel

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1 Court Street, Boston, MA 02108
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Kyoto, Japan
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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Convenient location made this hotel a great choice. After flying in from Tokyo it was a quick ride on the T to State Street Station and then across the street to the Ames. The check in was smooth and was pleased with the clean modern room. I found the room to be quiet with top class amenities. The location was... More 

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Astoria, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My boyfriend and I love Boston, especially all of the historical sites, so this hotel right next to the Old State house was perfectly located. I found the staff to be helpful and friendly, especially the gentleman attending the door. The room was very comfortable, and the shower was cool, but I don't recommend it for a family or if... More 

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Spokane Valley, Washington
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

You cannot find a better hotel staff!! From Frances at the front dest to "Derek at the door". We got to the hotel at 7AM,they had a room available and gave it to us. We asked Derek about a breakfast place, after hearing what we were looking for he recommended Archie's in Pi Alley. It was perfect! Derek was just... More 

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Craig B, Front Office Manager at Ames Boston Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying with us & for the excellent review, we appreciate it. We're glad you enjoyed Frances, Derek, & the other services & recommendations we provided you during your (stay (Sorry, but we'll have to agree to disagree in regards to Hockey!). We're glad we were able to assist during the medical emergency & we hope... More 

Moore, Oklahoma
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is the first hotel I've ever stayed where you had to call the desk for ice. Which meant we rarely got it- how inconvenient! We had a room facing the street and it was so noisy! The double bed room was extremely small. The beds were very low to the ground. There was no extra blanket so I could... More 

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Craig B, Front Office Manager at Ames Boston Hotel, responded to this review

We're very sorry that you found it inconvenient to call for ice. As a smaller hotel, we just don't have the space to put ice machines on all of our floors so our staff will happily deliver it to your room upon request 24 hours a day. We're also sorry you found the room noisy, it is sometimes an unfortunate... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The views were amazing. That was a big plus for us, coming from out of state. The hotel staff was generous, the restaurant on the bottom floor was delicious (with amazing cocktails). The door man named Timmy was wonderful, loved connecting with other guests and took very good care of our car and luggage. Great location for just about everything!... More 

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Craig B, Front Office Manager at Ames Boston Hotel, responded to this review

We're very happy you enjoyed our views, location, & Tim the doorman. Thank you so much for staying with us & for the excellent review, we appreciate it. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Aveiro, Portugal
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Room was not clean at the end of day just because I forgot the "do not disturb" outside. They have all my cellphone contacts, they also know that it was a business trip... I travel the world and this was the first time something like this happens. This could not happen in a Hotel awarded as Best Hotel in Boston... More 

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Craig B, Front Office Manager at Ames Boston Hotel, responded to this review

We apologize that respecting the "do not disturb sign" on your door caused your room to not be cleaned. We hope you contacted us so we could have it cleaned for you. At Ames Boston Hotel, we strive to honor any & every guest request in a timely manner. We're glad to see that you otherwise seemed to enjoy your... More 

Toronto, Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Some friends and I had hotwired hotels in the Boston downtown area a week before we arrived and we got this hotel. We were pleasantly surprised to end up here. Location is extremely convenient as it is located almost next to the subway (20-30 minute ride from Logan airport), and is an easy walk to the North end and the... More 

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Craig B, Front Office Manager at Ames Boston Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying with us & for the kind review, we appreciate it. We're very happy you enjoyed our location, Molton Brown toiletries, fluffy towels, water pressure and our "sexy" showers. We're very sorry the street noise, being right in the center of downtown Boston, affected you negatively during your stay. We appreciate you choosing Ames &... More 

Dublin
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41 reviews 41 reviews
25 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location - right in the centre of things in Boston. We had a lovely room that was quite spacious and had a massive very comfortable bed. The bathroom was also nice with a great shower and lovely shower gels and shampoos etc. Staff weren't the friendliest but weren't particularly rude either. Would definitely go back.

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Craig B, Front Office Manager at Ames Boston Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying with us & for the kind review, we appreciate it. We're happy you enjoyed the room, bed, & bathroom amenities. We're very sorry you didn't find our staff "the friendliest". Was there something we perhaps could have done better? Thank you once again for choosing Ames & we hope to see you again soon. More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome personality and friendly, very hospitable and knowledgable about attractions. Great guy. He welcomes everyone to a hotel that is beautiful. Always has a smile and a welcome word, very helpful. Goes above and beyond to help make the stay a pleasure.

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Craig B, Front Office Manager at Ames Boston Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind comments in regards to Derek our Doorman & for the review, we appreciate it. We hope to see you again the next time you're visiting Boston! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From check in to check out, one of the best hotels I've stayed in Boston. Was the perfect place for a business/personal stay. The service was phenomenal, its nice to see 5 star customer service still exists. Everyone is so friendly, the rooms are simply done, but comfortable and attractive. The historic building is so beautiful. Great little bar and... More 

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Craig B, Front Office Manager at Ames Boston Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying with us & for the wonderful review, we appreciate it. We are happy you enjoyed our service, rooms, & location. We hope to see you again on your next visit to Boston. More 

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