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Ames Boston Hotel

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Right in the heart of Boston, easy walk to all the sights. Comfortable beds, wonderful staff. Shower is tricky to get in and out of, but fantastic water pressure and temp! Lobby is undergoing renovation and will be beautiful when finished, so I definitely plan to return.

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Thank Ellen W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in what they call "The Apartment". We were blown away by the decor and cleanliness. If you are looking for modern sophistication with comfort and to be treated like royalty - stay at the Ames - specifically Room 904. Most amazing room with a view. Absolutely beautiful. Great service. Wonderful location. Thank you, Ames, for an incredible memory... More 

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2 Thank Kelley P
GuestExperience_2016, Guest Relations Manager at Ames Boston Hotel, responded to this review

Wow Kelley P, we are so honored to read your comments. Our team works so very hard to deliver experiences like you described and really appreciate knowing that our hard work paid off. We are so glad that your stay with us created great memories and hope you will stay with us again soon. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good hotel in down town Boston, Nice Rooms with enough space. At this time, the main lobby is under remodelation, so its unconfortable at the entrance, but once in youll find yourself with Nice people willing to take care of you. They told us at the entrance that on septiember they will change to be a Hilton hotel. Rooms already... More 

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GuestExperience_2016, Guest Relations Manager at Ames Boston Hotel, responded to this review

Juan Carlos, we appreciate that you took the time to share your experience with us. We are so very fortunate to be centrally located in Boston, steps from history and activities. Our lobby renovation is moving along and we can't wait to unveil our new designs. You are correct, in the future, we will be a part of the Curio... More 

London, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
81 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here three nights on business. It's the third time I've stayed, and I continue to be impressed. Rooms are comfortable, large, and stylish, with great Molton Brown toiletries, large TV, good shower. Quick tip - call ahead to see if the renovation in the lobby + restaurant is complete. It wasn't noisy as they put me on the... More 

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GuestExperience_2016, Guest Relations Manager at Ames Boston Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for returning to the Ames Boston Hotel Anand! We are honored to be your choice while visiting Boston. Our renovations are moving along and we can't wait for you to see the finished product. During this changes, please know that our staff is here to help escort you to the second floor for check-in and provide great recommendations... More 

San Francisco, California
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25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Paraphrased from a sign on the side of the building: "The building was built in 1889 and was then the tallest building in Boston. Built before iron was used in construction of skyscrapers, it's reinforced by nine-foot thick masonry walls." When I visited at the end of June 2016, the first floor was being remodeled so check-in was in the... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hotel staff at the front are not very helpful. We cannot find the plug to connect the hard wire Ethernet cable (the hotel actually advertised itself for having this service!!!!) in our room. We tried to inquire the front desk staff but they had absolutely no clue and did not offer to help. They also charge an extra $16 on... More 

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GuestExperience_2016, Manager at Ames Boston Hotel, responded to this review

We are disappointed to hear your comments MaryC9934JL. Our team does work very hard to make our guests feel at home, and are very sorry that we fell short during your visit. Please know that we will work with them to understand the impact they play on our guests and help them improve in the future. Thank you for sharing... More 

Falmouth, Massachusetts
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24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Close to major tourist attractions like Fanueil Hall, the Aquarium and the Boston Freedom Trail, the Ames Hotel is currently undergoing a lobby facelift. We stayed there the night of June 22nd in room 404. The room was clean and spacious. The only drawback was that the windows would not shut tightly and let in a lot of street noise... More 

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GuestExperience_2016, Manager at Ames Boston Hotel, responded to this review

We appreciate your feedback Mfksier, thanks for sharing. It is great to hear that you found our central Boston location convenient. Being a part of this great city is something that makes us proud. We are sorry that room was a bit bright or noisy, and will most certainly take a look to make sure the sound machine is in... More 

Las Vegas, Nevada
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

What a great hotel! The customer service was on point. Sheila the hostess was amazingly kind and generous!! She really set the tone to our visit and made it great! I got there a day early and had to work with two reservations but they allowed me to stay in the same beautiful room. I had a view of of... More 

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GuestExperience_2016, Manager at Ames Boston Hotel, responded to this review

CFuzz, it is an honor to read your comments. Sheila and the team work hard to provide our guests experiences like yours, and love knowing their efforts paid off. We hope to see you again soon at Ames Boston Hotel. Sincerely, Diane More 

Whitby, Canada
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

We stayed at the Ames while in Boston and really liked how boutique and trendt it was. High ceilings, open shower, large bathroom and close to everything. The guest service gentlemen were great however on our first night at 630 we got a call complaining of noise. We were only in our room for roughly 40 minutes getting ready (just... More 

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GuestExperience_2016, Manager at Ames Boston Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing your feedback with us Nicole. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Our apologies for any inconvenience you experienced with your music. Our team works hard to ensure that all of our guests enjoy their stay and sometimes that strikes a delicate balance. We hope to see you again soon. Sincerely,... More 

india
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34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Perfect spot in Boston, whether you're on business or a holiday. Housed in a heritage building the interiors are completely refurbished and wear a clean, pared down, contemporary hip look. Great big windows afford views of the buildings downtown, the bed is comfortable and linen is luxe. The Molton Brown toiletries are a nice indulgence. The double glazing ensures there... More 

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AmesGuestServices, Manager at Ames Boston Hotel, responded to this review

Kalimata, thank you for noticing the Molton Brown amenities! We are glad that added a bit of indulgence to your stay with us. Downtown Boston has so much to offer our guests, and it sounds like you experienced much of it for yourself. The next time you are in the area, we hope to see you again at the Ames... More 

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Downtown
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 Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ames Boston Hotel

Address: 1 Court Street, Boston, MA 02108
Location: United States > Massachusetts > Boston > Downtown
Price Range: $274 - $577 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ames Boston Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 114
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Also Known As:
Ames - a Morgans Original Hotel Boston
Hotel Style:
#29 Luxury Hotel in Boston
#39 Romantic Hotel in Boston
#40 Business Hotel in Boston
#48 Family Hotel in Boston
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