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Congress Hotel South Beach

3.5 of 5 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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New york, ny
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2009

this place is right in the middle of the action, but the rooms are pretty gross. There were fruit flies in the bathroom and the carpet was a little disgusting. The bed also could use a makeover.

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2009

I really want to love this place, but there were a few things that made my overall experience just average. First the pros: Very friendly and helpful staff! Shortly after I entered my room, I received a call from the front desk to assure that everything was okay. That was definitely a first for me. I also really liked the... More

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Chicago
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2009

The Strand was everything I expected after reading reviews on different websites. Our room was nice with a partial view of the ocean. Everything is in walking distance including the beach which is right across the street. We ate at the resturant below for breakfast which was descent. We did hear music from 10 a.m. to god knows what time... More

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florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2009

This hotel rocks! Great location, rooms, and service. Our bell man Jamie took care of completely. He is at the top of his game.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2009

Booked this hotel for 6 nights starting 24th Jan following reviews on Tripadvisor and have to say were not disappointed! Location is fantastic as everything is on your doorstep and only a 15min walk from Lincoln where all the shops are. The room was huge and had a lovely small kitchen which was great for making our own breakfast, which... More

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Atlanta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2009

I must say that everything about my stay at the Strand was positively perfect, and when I return to South Beach I won't stay anywhere else. I will certainly be referring friends and clients to this South Beach diamond in the rough. My friend and I were both celebrating our 30th birthdays and I made mention of this to the... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2009

***Please forgive typos. I'm at work and just wanted to get this done as soon as possible but have no time to proof as I've been in SoBe since Thursday and am so far behind in my work!*** I just checked out yesterday and would go back tomorrow if I could. From the minute I walked into the office on... More

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New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2009

I liked the Strand a lot. great SoBe location and affordable. rooms & furniture are brand new, modern kitchenette, ipod dock/speakers, terrace, stylish bathtub & comfy bed. was greeted with a nice welcome basket of fruit, nuts, treats and drinks in the room by the staff. great little rooftop pool area (unfortunately pool heater was broken the weekend i stayed... More

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NYC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2009

I have stayed in different hotels in my years of traveling to Miami, South beach, from the cheapest to the most expensive and let me tell you The Strand is my favorite on Ocean Drive. The staff is outstanding, ilay and Jose have always treated me very good, and one of the reasons I always go back, they treated me... More

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southwestern ontario
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2009

This was our second trip this year to the Strand, last one was in the spring. Same as the first time, the check-in was easy and pleasant. Unfortunately we arrived around midnight and got a room that was completely unacceptable. Our room was small even though it was a 1-bedroom suite. This was mostly due to the lay-out of that... 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*
Number of rooms: 70
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Also Known As:
Strand Ocean Drive Hotel
Strand Ocean Drive Miami Beach

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