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Ames Boston Hotel

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Upon checking in we noticed that the floors and bathroom were slightly dirty. We did not complain because it seemed highly likely that this would be the case in other rooms, but who knows. That aside, our stay was nice. We were, however, disappointed that the bar/lounge was closed for renovations, there is no room service, and the "breakfast buffet"... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We recently spent 4 days in Boston, a city we had never visited before. We stayed at the Ames Hotel, which is situated right in the heart of historic Boston. We were within walking distance to many attractions. The hotel was very nice. Spacious rooms, ours had a great view of the city. Request higher floors to avoid busy street... More 

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

Thank you for visiting us at the Ames Boston Hotel Margaret Z. We appreciate your business. Being a part of the amazing downtown Boston landscape is something that makes us proud and we are honored to hear that you enjoyed it also. Our restaurant will be back open soon, but you are correct, there are many great options in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This hotel is in the heart of it all. The hotel receptionist Dana) was really helpful with tips and general queries. Rooms were all clean and tidy, and strong wifi throughout the hotel. Little touches like the umbrella in the wardrobe made me laugh but attention to detail was amazing. Within 5mins you can nip round the corner from the... More 

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

Janice C, it wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your visit to Boston. Thank you for choosing the Ames Boston Hotel for your visit! Little touches are something that we work so very hard to deliver to our guests and we are honored to see that you noticed. As for this amazing city, we certainly understand why you can't wait... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

What a beautiful hotel and in what has to be Boston's best location. You are right in the heart of Boston and the Freedom Trail is literally right outside the hotel. The hotel is close to the Bay Area, shopping, pubs, and Italian section. Staff were very accommodating and the room was beautifully appointed. Our room had high ceilings and... More 

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

We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us Stephen_DMelb, and appreciate both your feedback and visit! Thank you. Downtown Boston has so much to offer our guests at the Ames Boston Hotel and is certainly sounds like you took advantage to many of the cities greatest assets. Thank you for noticing our Molton Brown amenities! Our team takes pride... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location in an historic building, hotel facilities limited, being remodelled before launch as Hilton Curio brand. Room decent, some furniture looking worn. Staff friendlly enough. Great location is the draw.

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

Thank you for choosing to stay at the Ames Boston Hotel KEG12! We are honored to be your home away from home in Boston. Speaking of Boston, it is terrific to hear that you enjoyed our location. Being so close to the Freedom Trail and Faneuil Hall is something that makes us proud. The next time your travels bring you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really enjoyed my time at the Ames. Staff is polite and really handy, they don't bother you with overservice but they are there for you any time you need them. You can email to most interesting places in town.

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

We are honored that you chose to stay with us during your time in Boston thecharlesP. Thank you for your business! Our team works hard to help our guests enjoy their time in Boston, without interrupting them, and will really appreciate knowing their efforts were noticed. Thank you for taking the time to let us know. Hopefully, your travels will... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

a very nice hotel at a good location to all attractions. but housekeeping is an issue during my stay here. we left the room at around noon and came back 5:00 and the room wasn't made. had to call front desk asking why wasn't cleaned, they said maybe we left the room late... but to me that doesn't make sense... More 

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

Thank you for staying with us lafoodiesf! It is disappointing to hear that our housekeeping staff didn't exceed your expectations during your visit. The team works hard to ensure they get to every guest room quickly and efficiently, but are sorry that we missed yours on the first day. Hopefully, you will visit us again the next time you are... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a quant old hotel that has been refurbished. The rooms are really lovely, one of the most stylish bathrooms I have had in a hotel, great bathroom amenities as well. Beds are comfortable but there is some noise from the train underground and the occasional noisy car. Nothing you don't get used to. Loved it!

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

Thank you for choosing the Ames Boston Hotel for your recent visit to Boston Katrina V. We appreciate the opportunity to be your home away from home while traveling. It is wonderful to know that you enjoyed your stay with us! Your kind words about our hotel made our day. We do hope to see you again soon. Best Wishes,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed here August 26-28 for his surprise birthday celebration. This was our first time to Boston. I booked this hotel based on its great reviews and location. I wish I would have booked otherwise. I emailed the hotel a week prior to our stay to ask a few questions and let them know we were celebrating... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to share the details of your stay with us Jessica F. We are disappointed to hear about your experience and sorry for the challenges you encountered during your stay. This is most certainly not the way we want our guests to feel when they leave our hotel, and I would like to discuss this... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Ames is located across the street from the site of the Boston Massacre and the geographic center of the city. Although the T is steps away, you can walk to most Boston attractions. The rooms are very well appointed and most comfortable. My bed was new and the linens crisp. Good lighting and plenty of seating. My room on... More 

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

We are honored that you chose to stay with us while visiting Boston UprightAndLocked! Thank you! It sounds like you were able to enjoy some of the rich legacy our great city has to offer! It is wonderful that we could provide you a comfortable place to recharge while exploring. Hopefully, we will see you again soon at the Ames... More 

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Staying in Downtown

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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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  • 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
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Meeting Rooms
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 St, Boston, MA 02108-2615
Location: United States > Massachusetts > Boston > Downtown
Price Range: $254 - $683 (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:
#30 Luxury Hotel in Boston
#39 Romantic Hotel in Boston
#40 Business Hotel in Boston
#48 Family Hotel in Boston
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