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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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Ranked #65 of 197 hotels in Miami Beach
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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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
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Miami, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

As a local I stayed at the Congress hotel for WMC and I must admit It was great from the staff to the room. I was in the main building and my room was so spacious and clean!!! The rooftop party was the best in south beach!!! I will definitely come back.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here for a bachelorette party March 2014 and we had such a blast!! As soon as we checked in we were greeted with a glass of Sangria...yum! Management and all the staff were very accommodating! RAFA was one of our favorite bell man he is funny, helpful, and made sure we were well taken care of he really... More

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

At first was in a terrible mood due to flight cancelations and being rerouted to Palm Beach International airport instead of Ft. Lauderdale. Thankfully the sweetest lady at the front desk took care of us when we arrived and flipped our frowns to smiles. Her name was Eleanor. She noticed right away how tired we looked from traveling and offered... More

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

Between the excellent customer service our entire stay by Louis and our beautiful room facing the Versace mansion we had a great stay at the congress. I didn't like the security guard upstairs Jose I believe his name was. He let some guest in with drinks while making others throw it out. He was very friendly with certain guests and... More

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Carlsbad, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed staying at the Congress. Although we were only there for two days it was great because not only were we able to experience the night life, eat good food but we were also so close to the beach. This is a great location in south beach as it is on the main drag of Ocean. The rooms... More

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We checked in for New Years Eve. It was the perfect location for anyone that liked the late night scene. We really enjoyed watching the fireworks on the beach. The pool on the roof was very nice with a great view. The rooms very very nice as well. We had two rooms and both were clean and nice. We had... More

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Anaheim, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Congress hotel is the place to stay in south beach. Great location, waking distance to restaurants, clubs, markets, and beach. The rooms are way nicer and bigger than the Cleavlander where i stayed last year. The main reason I liked this place so much was because of LOUIS... I stayed there with a group of 13 in 4 rooms from... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For the location this hotel can't be beat. It is loud but the hotel is right in the mist of all the action. The room was clean and the staff was friendly. Only one con to this review, as I was checking out I received an itemized bill for my stay. There were about 6 mini bar charges listed that... More

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Lumberton, New Jersey
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you can sleep through noise, loud music, & car alarms and do not mind streetlights & other stray light coming in through the white shades then this place may be OK.Paid xtra for a partial ocean view.We had the last room at the end of the hallway, you could barely see the ocean but had a great view of... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best trips we've had!! When we arrived the room was wrong and I was so upset. I went to complain and they upgraded us to the best room in the hotel. 3rd floor oceanfront. The balcony wrapped around the building! We had entrance to the balcony from the bedroom and living room. There's a stocked bar but... More

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Additional Information about Congress Hotel South Beach

Also Known As:
Strand Ocean Drive Hotel
Strand Ocean Drive Miami Beach
Strand Ocean Drive
Address: 1052 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139 (Formerly The Strand)
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Location: United States > Florida > Miami Beach
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#47 Business Hotel in Miami Beach
#49 On the Beach Hotel in Miami Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Congress Hotel South Beach 3.5*
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