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Congress Hotel South Beach

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1052 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139 (Formerly The Strand)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Rochester, New York
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I booked this hotel as part of a flight/hotel package on Expedia, providing a very reasonable room rate. The location is good (next to a business conference I was producing at nearby Versace Mansion). The room was clean and included a kitchen with refrigerator and freezer. It also had a room safe. The bed was comfortable. The rooftop pool was... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel is definitely for people who dont want to sleep anytime day or night during their stay. The room was nice a clean and modetn but didn't have adequate window coverings so you got street lights asnd rezort lights lighting up the room all night. The noise was ridiculous. Party music all night. No let up at all. Definitely... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We came to Miami for 3 days after a cruise as we are in our honeymoon and we wanted to relax We got to the hotel early and they looked after our bags until check-in which was great We also got an upgrade the room was beautifully presented and large with a comfortable bed and big bathtub and an amazing... More 

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CongressHotelSoBe, Manager at Congress Hotel South Beach, responded to this review

Dear Steff192, thank you for taking the time to review our property. We are delighted you chose to celebrate such a special occasion with us. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your vacation and look forward to welcoming you back to our hotel for your next trip to Miami Beach. More 

Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Best hotel on south beach!Everyone at the front desk is so nice Stephanie, Jonathan, Henry, Kelvin and Louis. Rooms are big and very modern. Pool area is just amazing you have the best view of south beach from the 6th floor. They have the best pool parties on the weekends. Congress is the spot!

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CongressHotelSoBe, Manager at Congress Hotel South Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us, we truly appreciate your business and your trust in us. I am very happy to hear that our staff and service met your needs and expectations. We look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in the near future. More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked this hotel twice now & did not get what I paid for!! I paid for oceanfront 1 bedroom suite I got something more like a Motel in Wildwood NJ. I stayed at the Fritz last year I highly recommend it!! That's where I will book next year without a doubt!!

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed in this hotel during my March 2015 Florida round trip. I was on South Beach before (last time Whitelaw hotel - which did not impress me much) and this time we did not book anything in advance - I wanted to take an opportunity of some good last minute deal. (Who wants to pay $250 / day in... More 

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toulouse
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

- extra hotel fee charge added per people per days : 13$ (i don't talk about taxes) no vehicule parking, you have to count 42$ extra per days so for 3 days, you have to count about additional 200$, so at this end, not a real good deal - hotel very noisy, no noise difference with or without close windows... More 

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Southfield, Michigan
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a girls trip in April 2015. The hotel was awesome. Everyone knows you never know what your hotel is going to look like when you open the door considering most of the boutique hotels are so small for the money that you spend in South Beach. My girls and I loved this room. We were 4 deep in a... More 

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Let me start by saying the staff is very polite and they seem to want to accommodate their guest. The room!!!!!! The room kind of ruined my south beach experience. My boyfriend and I have visited South Beach the same week for the past 3 years, but this was our first time at The Congress, the hotel we normally stay... More 

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13 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location is across from the beach. The staff were great, friendly and very helpful (special thanks to Claudia and Stephanie). The rooftop pool and view are the best on Ocean Drive! I didn't mind it, but you'll want ear plugs if you are a light sleeper because you can hear the dance music from nearby venues. With ear plugs,... More 

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