83% Based on 1567 reviews TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 out of 5

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Hotel Description

A romantic stay in the heart of Boston awaits you at The Ames Boston Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton, a recipient of the prestigious Conde Nast Gold List award in 2017. Within steps you'll find Boston City Hall and Faneuil Hall Marketplace within a short 5-minute stroll. Highlights at this boutique hotel include a restaurant, a 24-hour fitness center, and a bar/lounge.

Plasma TVs with DVD players are featured in all 114 rooms, and you can enjoy free WiFi, coffee/tea makers, and free weekday newspapers. Nice touches to enhance your stay include rainfall showerheads and bathrobes, while premium linens invite a good night's rest. Minibars, in-room massages, and safes are also available.

This business-friendly hotel offers free WiFi in public areas, concierge services, and a 24-hour front desk. Added amenities include a 24-hour business center and free use of bicycles. Buffet breakfast is available. There's also the convenience of valet parking.

Attractions within a 10-minute walk of this 4-star Downtown Boston hotel include Orpheum Theater and Boston Opera House.

Reviews from Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor aggregated rating

83% of guests recommend out of 1567 reviews

Excellent 812
Good 477
Average 169
Poor 79
Terrible 30
Value <span>4.0</span> out of 5
Rooms <span>4.5</span> out of 5
Cleanliness <span>4.5</span> out of 5
Service <span>4.5</span> out of 5

About the The Ames Boston Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton

Location 1 Court Street, Boston, MA 02108

Property Features

The Ames Boston Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton offers its guests a 24-hour fitness center and complimentary bicycles. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. A 24-hour business center and meeting rooms are available. Tour/ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and concierge services are also featured at the business-friendly The Ames Boston Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton. For a fee, parking is available. A complete renovation of The Ames Boston Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton was completed in December 2016. This 4-star Boston hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 114 guestrooms or units
  • 14 levels
  • 2 conference rooms
  • Built in 1893
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • Smoking in designated areas
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • DVD player

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.) (5.6 km / 3.5 mi)
  • Train station: Boston-Back Bay Station (2.5 km / 1.6 mi)
  • Metro station: Boylston Station (1 km / 0.6 mi)
  • Parking: Valet parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

The Ames Boston Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton offers 114 air-conditioned accommodations with DVD players and minibars. Beds feature premium bedding. Plasma televisions are featured in guestrooms. Bathrooms include rainfall showerheads, bathrobes, designer toiletries, and hair dryers. This Boston hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary weekday newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include safes and coffee/tea makers. Housekeeping is offered daily and in-room massages can be requested.

  • Minibar
  • Plasma television
  • Premium channels
  • DVD player
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Weekday newspapers (free)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

Guests can enjoy buffet breakfast for a fee.

The Ames Boston Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton has a restaurant on site.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a 24-hour fitness center and complimentary bicycles.

  • Free bicycles on site

Accessibility

If you need to make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when booking your stay.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 12 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 30.00 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • Pets: USD 50.00 per pet, per night, plus a deposit of USD 50.00 per day

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • No cribs (infant beds) available

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: USD 18.00 for adults and USD 18.00 for children (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 53.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet deposit: USD 50.00 per day
  • Pet fee: USD 50.00 per pet, per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 30.00 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

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You should know

  • Children 12 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The Ames Boston Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton is listed in the 2017 Condé Nast Traveler Gold List of the world's best places to stay.