Ames Hotel, Boston
1 Court StreetTel:
1.800 697 1791 (within US) or 00.800 4969 1780 (international)Web Address: www.morganshotelgroup.comRates:
From $225Business amenities:
An entire apartment has been set up for business use, with multi-service function space; there’s wired and wireless high-speed internet access throughout the hotel ($10 fee for in-room use); multilingual secretarial staff; laptops and cell phones; 24-hour business centre.Rooms:
114 rooms (pictured is a Standard room) and suites, including one apartment. The landmark Ames Building was constructed in 1889 as Boston’s first skyscraper and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. A multimillion dollar redesign by the Rockwell Group and Morgans Hotel Group has united old-world aesthetics and contemporary luxury. Korres products are used in bathrooms, while there are flat-screen televisions and down bedding in the bedrooms.Leisure:
In-room massages and spa services are available upon request and there hotel has a 24-hour fitness centre. If location is all, this is the place to be in Boston – it’s within walking distance of Faneuil Hall, Boston Common and Government Center.Restaurants:
Boston impresario Seth Greenberg co-owns Woodward, a modern-day tavern that is the Ames’ signature restaurant and already one of the city’s hottest night-time hangouts.The menu, from chef Mark Goldberg, is Yankee food with modern twists: from bouillabaisse to burgers. There are two bars, one on each of the restaurant’s two floors, specialising in both classic and new cocktails. There is a communal table and, for those who would rather dine in, 24-hour room service.