Ames Boston Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton

Rated 8.6 in 277 reviews. 114 rooms.


Constructed in 1893 as the Ames Agricultural Tool Company, the Ames Building has been referred to as Boston’s tallest building from 1893 until 1915, and is still considered Boston's first skyscraper. Ames Boston Hotel is currently the world’s tallest masonry load bearing-wall structure, and is on the National Register of Historic Places. In 2007 the Ames Building was fully restored as a luxury boutique Boston hotel featuring lodging and conference facilities.

What makes the Ames Boston Hotel unique is our curiosity boxes located throughout the hotel, designed by different artists. With a turn-of-the-century European look and feel, our curiosity boxes are sure to spark your interest.

This elegant hotel is located in the historic Ames Building in downtown Boston, 2.8 km from the popular Back Bay area. There is a 24-hour fitness centre available, and WiFi is free throughout the property.

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Recommended Nearby

A guide to great places nearby Ames Boston Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton

  1. Old State House

    Just outside the building, five men were among the first casualties in the Boston Massacre. The Declaration of Independence was proclaimed from the balcony in 1776.

    54 m from hotel
    206 Washington St

  2. Faneuil Hall Marketplace

    Faneuil Hall was built by artist John Smibert in 1742 in the style of an English country market, with an open ground floor and an assembly room. The hall burned down in 1761 but was rebuilt in 1762.

    219 m from hotel
    1 S Market St

  3. Saus Restaurant

    The Belgian street food style cafe brings us back in from the cold, or the heat, with a cute little cafe specializing in all manner of pommes frites w/ a wide range of mayonaise-based dipping sauces.

    253 m from hotel
    33 Union St

  4. Quincy Market

    This pavilion was constructed 1824–1826 & named in honor of Mayor Josiah Quincy, who organized the construction without any tax or debt. It stretches 365 feet & led to the opening of six new streets.

    265 m from hotel
    1 Faneuil Hall Sq

  5. Union Oyster House

    It has been open to diners since 1826 & is known as the oldest restaurant in the United States of America. In 1796 Louis Philippe, King of France in 1830, lived in exile on the second floor.

    275 m from hotel
    41 Union St

  6. Sam LaGrassa's

    The best New York style deli north of New York.

    286 m from hotel
    44 Province St

  7. Silvertone

    Josh Childs is the owner and the nicest bartender in Boston has the coldest Miller High Life in town. -Ed Cotton, Top Chef

    328 m from hotel
    69 Bromfield St

  8. Black Rose

    Drink the Guinness STFU & have fun!

    351 m from hotel
    160 State St

  9. Boston Common

    The Common was used for public hangings up until 1817. In early 1965, 100 people gathered here to protest the Vietnam War, & speeches have been given here by Martin Luther King Jr & Pope John Paul III

    0.7 km from hotel
    Tremont St

  10. Thinking Cup

    Best hazelnut lattes!

    0.7 km from hotel
    165 Tremont St

  11. TD Garden

    Check out the statue immortalizing Bobby Orr flying through the air to score the Stanley Cup winning goal in 1970 just outside TD Garden.

    0.9 km from hotel
    100 Legends Way

  12. Boston Public Garden

    On your way to the Swan Boats in Boston Public Garden, be sure to pass by the home of the first same sex marriage in the nation, the Arlington St. Church.

    1.1 km from hotel
    9 Arlington St