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Congress Hotel South Beach

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1052 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139 (Formerly The Strand)
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We LOVEEE the CONGRESS HOTEL . Perfect place to stay . They are the most perfect people Ralph and Johnthan helped me and my three friends from the moment we stepped out the cab. They went over and beyond just to make sure we where happy. The hotel is very nice with a roof top pool . The pool always... More

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Brandywine, Maryland
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4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I surprised my boyfriend with a trip to Miami for his birthday. We both had been plenty of times, but had never stayed on Ocean Drive. As I researched hotels, Congress was the best priced and seemed to have everything we were looking for. When we arrived, we were greated with Sangria's and friendly staff. Our room was in the... More

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

Thank you so much for the wonderful review! We appreciate everything you mentioned and we are pleased to hear you and your boyfriend had a great time! We look forward to having you both back in the future! More

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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56 reviews 56 reviews
6 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel offered excellent location between 10th and 11th on Ocean, beautiful views of the Ocean and large rooms. Our room was very clean and had all modern decor. The rooftop pool area is small, but relaxing... and they offer Happy Hour everyday 5-6 at the pool bar.

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to write us such a great review! We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay and had a great experience with us. We hope to see you again soon! More

DMV
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

For starters the hotel staff was great, from the bell hop to the cleaning lady. Even prior to check in whenever I called with a question everyone was more than helpful. Check in/out was easy and quick, the sangria wasn't bad... Giselle was awesome, I plan to deal directly with her from here on out. I booked thru a booking... More

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review. We enjoy hearing the great experience our guests have and we hope to see you again soon! More

New Haven, Connecticut
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I've been to south beach plenty of times with my friends and had a great experience no matter where we stayed; but me going with my family (wife,17th month old son)is a different expectation in regards to hotel accommodation and quality along with hotel atmosphere. Staying at the congress hotel south beach was a great experience!! We arrived early(9:30a.m) the... More

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

Thank you so much for the great review! We appreciate you taking the time to write us and we are happy to hear you had a great experience with us. We look forward to having you again in the future! More

New York City, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel staff was great, providing everything I needed on my trip. Great roof top pool. Clean and up to date rooms at the best prices possible. Best location possible on south beach. Couldnt ask for more.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel and staff was great. Our suite was big enough for 4 people. Wished we had a balcony because it rained everyday from 2-6 but we still loved our room. We stayed in the Tropical building and the elevator stayed broke but all in all we had a blast and will stay there again, also we did not have... More

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Julio R, General Manager at Congress Hotel South Beach, responded to this review

We are delighted that you enjoy one of our spacious suites ; Please remember to ask one of our staff members at the reception for our suggestions on Resturant and sights that you would love. We want to thank you for choosing The Congress Hotel South Beach as your Miami Beach destination and looking forward to exceeding your expectations again... More

Oslo, Norway
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We checked in late on a Wednesday and we're met with a lovely smile and friendly chat before we got help with our luggage up to the room. The room was in another building, second floor and at first glance seemed quite nice. Rooms are spacious, and that's about it. The sofa in our room was broken, so was the... More

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Julio R, General Manager at Congress Hotel South Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for finding the time to write a review. It is only through our guest feedback that we will know how to exceed our guest expectations and where we need to improve, please take our deepest apologies and rest assure we have address our staff on these matters. What you experience is not the norm in our hotel and... More

Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love love and love it. Prime location facing the beach. Ocean drive. Roof top pool and bar. Close to Wet willie's and Mangos. Room was very clean and comfortable. Alot of amenities. Loved the view from the roof top.

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Brea, California, United States
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great stay at this hotel. The front desk and the bell hop were always so nice an helpful! Our corner suite was so amazing and the view is to die for!! They room was nicer than I thought it would be a very clean. Thank you to the hotel workers for a great time.

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Address: 1052 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139 (Formerly The Strand)
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Location: United States > Florida > Miami Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Congress Hotel South Beach 3.5*
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Also Known As:
Strand Ocean Drive Hotel
Strand Ocean Drive Miami Beach

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Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#43 Business Hotel in Miami Beach #51 On the Beach Hotel in Miami Beach
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