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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
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Santa Barbara, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The room was most impressive considering I have stayed at 4 or 5 of these still spots along ocean but the layout here was the best and most refined . Happy to recommend the hotel but the restaurant out front is a terrible rip off with the rudest staff I have seen in many a while. Total rip off merchants... More 

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ashburn,va
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Hotel is old and odd. The chairs and sofa in the room were so uncomfortable. The top floor pool was over 100 degrees. HOT water is no fun to swim in. Drinks at the pool bar were very $$$$. I'd give this place a Meh..... Not going back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm so glad we stayed at the Congress Hotel! Location was perfect, lots of stuff to do. Great access to the beach. Our room and bathroom were phenomenal and stocked all kinds of kitchenware. Concierge (particularly Louie and Jonathan) were really professional and offered lots of suggestions for places to eat and go out. Definitely would stay there again!

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

Dear Uzma W; Thank you so much for your glowing review of our hotel! We are very happy to know that you had a wonderful time and our hotel and staff exceeded your expectations. Thank you for choosing to stay at Congress Hotel, and we hope to see you again very soon! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed at Congress Hotel South Beach with a few of my friends. We had a junior suite which was nice and spacious for us all! The staff were great and very helpful when something was needed. I recommend people stay here!

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

Dear Sabriemiller, Thank you for your time in writing this comment about our hotel and your experience here. We are very proud to read your comments about the levels of service that we strive to provide, we hope you will come back and visit us again soon. More 

New York City, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This Hotel is in a great location. The staff was very professional and attentive. Happy Hour by the pool was great... I recommend this as a Hotel for Couples and Singles... Rooms are quite comfortable.

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

We greatly appreciate your time in writing this review! Thank you very much for choosing to stay with us, and for allowing us to take good care of you. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Room was clean, modern and well equipped with the exception of windows coverage. Very noisy and blue lights lit up the room all night. Street noise unrelenting all night. 2 nights here was way to many.

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Ashburn VA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Shower head doesn't work, security chain ripped out of door jam, bring soap cause what they provide are tiny hand bars. It is a great location for the price. If you are looking for basic room for not a lot of money you found the place. The pool on the roof top is awesome, over looking the beach.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I do not travel to Miami often due to the lack of well known chain hotels but after staying at this hotel my mind has changed. I love the location right in the middle of all the action which is amazing for someone who wants a taste of Miami in a short amount of time. The rooftop pool is amazing... More 

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

Dear georvharif, We greatly appreciate your time in writing this review; we are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us at the Congress Hotel. It would be a pleasure to welcome you back to your home away from home! More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here with my friend and the room was very nice and comfortable. Very friendly staff especially Stephanie and the bellhop Jonathan. Very close to the action in south beach. Will book here again .

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

Dear mimi729xx, Thank you for your great review on our property! I am very happy to hear that our rooms met your needs and expectations. We look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in the near future. More 

Miami
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here for my bachelorette party withy friends and had a memorable time!!! When I got there my room wasn't ready but they stored my bags for me Jonathan was the best he was very nice and told us best places to eat and party! The rooftop view is awesome drinks are so delicious. Definitely staying here again.

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

Dear MissLopez1, Thank you for your 5 star review; we are very pleased to hear you had a great time during your visit at the Congress Hotel our team prides themselves in exceeding guest expectations. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back to the Hotel soon! More 

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