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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

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 June 28, 2014

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Excellent! From the house keepers to hotel security, everyone was pleasant, helpful and extremely accommodating! I recommend this place 100 percent! Very polite and friendly. Hard working and dedicated to customer service, I will be returning due to the amazing staff members!

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

It give us great joy to hear you have enjoy your stay at The Congress Hotel South Beach as we take great pride in our customer service, exceeding your expectations. We thank you for choosing The Congress Hotel South Beach as your home in Miami Beach and we can't wait to see you on your next visit. More

Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

By far the friendliest staff and utmost professional treatment i have ever experienced in Miami Beach. The rooms are super clean and the view from their amazing rooftop Pool deck are out of this world with a full panoramic view of all of south beach! the price is very affordable compared to most Miami beach hotels out there and its... More

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

Thank you for the feedback and glad you enjoy your stay with us; we hope to wow you again on your next visit to The Congress Hotel South Beach and we look forward to go above and beyond your expectations and thank you for choosing us as your destination in South Beach. More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Stayed midweek, lovely room. Lots of space and very clean, really liked the kitchen. Shower great too. Noise pollution was minimal, location great. Just be careful with any beach side restaurants as they are so expensive.

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

Thank you for writing your experience with us and we greatly appreciate your business and becoming part of The Congress Hotel South Beach family and looking forward to exceeding your expectations once again on your next visit and we recommend to ask our front desk staff for Any suggestions on great affordable and classy restaurants that you will love. More

Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

I stayed at the Congress hotel this past may, let me just say I visit Miami frequently & this hotel is everything & more. The check in process is easy breezy. They welcome you with a glass of complimentary sangria in which I might add was great. I had a junior suite. The room was great , nice & clean... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014 via mobile

So me and two of my really good friends stayed at the Congress from June 5th-8th. They allowed us to check in early with no problem and check out late without any problems as well. There was enough space for all of us and the service was great as well. I left my coin purse in the lobby the last... More

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

We want to thank you for choosing the Congress Hotel South Beach as your home away from home and so delightful that you have enjoy your stay with us and looking forward to exceeding your expectations again on your next visit. 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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Strand Ocean Drive Hotel
Strand Ocean Drive Miami Beach

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