Curio – A Collection by Hilton opens historic Ames Boston Hotel


BOSTON, MA & MCLEAN, VA – Today, one of the most historic and distinctive hotels in Boston joins Curio – A Collection by HiltonTM offering independent-minded travelers and Hilton HHonors members another unique, upscale hotel option from the global set of more than 20 open properties. Ames Boston Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton is the first Boston hotel to operate as part of the hand-picked collection of distinctive properties.

Ames Boston Hotel opens in the iconic Ames Building, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is still widely referred to as Boston’s “original skyscraper.” Constructed in 1893, the 114-room boutique hotel – which has undergone a multimillion dollar renovation – is conveniently situated near Boston’s busy Financial District, the Hynes Convention Center in Back Bay, the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center in the innovative Seaport District, and many public transit access points, including “T” stations at Haymarket, State Street, and Government Center. Additionally, Ames Boston Hotel abuts many of the city’s beloved landmarks and old-world neighborhoods, including the Old State House, Faneuil Hall and Beacon Hill.

“Ames Boston Hotel is an iconic landmark in one of the world’s most dynamic cities, and perfectly represents Curio’s focus on offering travelers distinctive hotels that are imbued with local character and personality,” said Mark Nogal, global head, Curio – A Collection by Hilton. “With our first property in Boston, we look forward to providing leisure and business guests the unique experience they seek from Curio when visiting spectacular destinations around the globe.”

“Ames Boston Hotel blends modern style and old-world sophistication, a unique style enhanced by joining Hilton’s Curio collection,” said Trish Berry, general manager, Ames Boston Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton. “We are delighted to offer guests this perfect combination of age-old Boston charm with globally-recognized service and amenities.”

Ames Boston Hotel is owned by a joint venture doing business as Ames Investor, LLC and managed by Benchmark, a global hospitality company. The property will be part of Benchmark’s Gemstone Collection, which features unique personal luxury hotels around the globe. Ames Boston Hotel is located at 1 Court Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02108.