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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 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

After reviewing different hotels, we decided to stay at the Congress Hotel. It's close to all the action of South Beach. If you don't like excitement, stay further north. This is exactly where we wanted to be (walking distance to Mangos, Wet Willies, Beach, Bike and Roll place on 10th, and so much more). We stayed in room C503. It... More

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South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

First time in Miami half business/ half vacation by myself. I was blown away by how nice and helpful the staff was! In particular, Louis gave great recommendations and always made sure everything was handled professionally and efficiently. Thank you so much for an awesome experience!! I'll definitely be back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Me and my boyfriend live in berlin and this was our sencond trip to miami. But the congress hotel is so much better then our last hotel! The service is really good and the bellmen are all so friendly! Louis was there on our first day and he help us with our bags and then everytime we needed a taxi... More

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

Thank you so much! We appreciate you taking the time to write us such a wonderful review. We are very pleased to hear you had a great experience and we hope to see you again in the future! More

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56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We spent 1 night at the end of April that we had purchased via Priceline. We stayed here for a cruise out of Miami the next day. We love South Beach and visit each year. This hotel has a great location and the room was nice size and well appointed. However, the sleep quality was not good due to inadequate... More

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

Thank you for taking the time to write us. Miami is a lively city, so we apologize about your sleep quality. We appreciate everything you said and we hope to see you again in the future! More

Paris
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed at the congress hotel for two weeks and we liked it a lot! The pool was great and the beach is really close! Louis the bellman was really friendly and help us with everything we needet. It was our first time in miami and he show us a lot of places were we can go, i wish more... 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 love hearing the great experiences our guests' have and we appreciate you taking the time to write yours! We look forward to having you again soon! More

Philadelphia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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GiselleGarmendia, Manager at Congress Hotel South Beach, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the wonderful review! We appreciate everything you said and we are so happy that you had a great experience. We look forward to seeing you again in the future! More

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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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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
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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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

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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 #53 On the Beach Hotel in Miami Beach
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