Ames Hotel Boston, Boston, Massachusetts
This beautiful Byzantine-Romanesque Ames building was originally built in 1889 as the headquarters of the Ames farm equipment empire. It has been transformed into a 114 room, 14 story boutique hotel gem. There are 114 rooms and suites decorated in a modern, minimalist design in a historic setting. Each room feature flat screened, high definition TVs, IPOD docking stations, down bedding, wireless highspeed internet (fee) and mini bar. This new property is located in the completely renovated, historic Ames building. Ideally located near historic Faneuil Hall and Beacon Hill, the 114-room Boston hotel offers a restaurant and bar, a state-of-the art fitness center, rooms and suites accented by dramatic, Romanesque arched windows and original fireplaces. The restaurant-bar concept for the hotel offers premium quality food and drink. Named for a tavern once housed in the Ames family home, Woodward is a modern-day tavern that features a unique offering incorporating the freshest local foods and a dynamic beverage program. The regional ingredient-driven menu by the chef is designed for sharing over a lively table of world-class, handcrafted cocktails. The menu features the finest quality food and drink. Built in 1889, Ames is a historic landmark essential to Boston’s history. Originally the first skyscraper in Boston, Ames still maintains the integrity of it’s past. The granite building is ornate with detailed arches and an array of windows. Built in 1889, Ames is a historic landmark essential to Boston’s history. Originally the first skyscraper in Boston, Ames still maintains the integrity of it’s past. The granite building is ornate with detailed arches and an array of windows. The lobby is medium in size and feature a beautiful, novel, chandelier – 20,000 discs creating a playful shadow intrigue during the day and a theatrical illumination at night.