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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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Philadelphia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The bar music on the street is so loud your whole body vibrates. The noise is relentless all day and night. If you value your sanity avoid this hotel. If you like to party around the clock this is the place for you.

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Ridgefield, Connecticut
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed for 3 nights in March with friends looking to escape the cold northeast. Very friendly and accommodating staff. Louis was a highlight making us feel welcome, sharing great local dining tips and recommendations. He provided top notch service! The location was great, easy access to beach, shopping, food, and nightlife. Music is loud, so if you are going to... More 

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Charlotte, NC
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I got back a few days ago from a 3 night bachelorette weekend in Miami, where 5 of us stayed in one room at the Congress. I felt compelled to write a review because I read a million of them before I booked the room, and they vary from awful to amazing. Let's start with the good... -The bed with... More 

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United States
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16 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed at this property for 4 nights mid-March. The property appears to be an apartment-turned-hotel based on the tiny foyer/check-in area that was often overcrowded with luggage and people waiting for the very slow (and only) elevator. As such, the property did not have some of the basic features expected (such as an ice machine or gym), but the location... More 

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Bunbury, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was the first stop of our US honeymoon, and we were very pleased! Right on the beach front, close to bus stops and plenty of food and shopping options in walking distance. Large, comfortable room, there is a lot of noise from the nightlife along the beach front, but wasn't an issue for us.

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Paducah, Kentucky
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Jr Suite was perfect for our 6 night stay, great view from the balcony of the ocean & happenings on Ocean Dr. Pool was GREAT, staff very accommodating. A few hiccups with the stay but not worth mentioning.

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Columbus, Ohio
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I had a wonderful experience with the hotel and the staff. I went with my girlfriends for our college spring break and it was a blast. The hotel's location is great right by plenty of places to eat and drink and walking distance to the beach. The hotel staff was extremely caring and helpful. Especially the manager Calvin. He was... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After booking a month in advance and shelling almost $400 per night for a full ocean view suite. Even confirming ahead of my arrival. Imagine my surprise after ask my effort when I was headed keys to a 2nd floor with a view of Ocean Drive. I cannot see the ocean AT ALL. Words cannot express how livid I am.... More 

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Delano, Minnesota
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had one night with our family before a spring beak cruise. The Congress was our choice- great location, good rooms and great staff. Special thanks to Louis for his restaurant recommendations and help setting up our comings and goings. Very happy with our short stay!

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Columbus, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I went with 4 other girls for my last college spring break. This hotel is in a perfect location (right on 11th and ocean). You are right in the middle of everything going on and will have no trouble finding places to eat, drink and dance. The hotel has a great rooftop pool that overlooks beautiful south beach. They have... More 

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

Thank you so much! We are thrilled to hear you had a great experience with us during your Spring Break! We hope to have you stay with us again in the future! More 

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