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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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    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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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Manchester UK
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2009

We arrived at the hotel in the early hours of the morning and after 17 hours of travelling form the UK and were very tired. We we were welcomed by the hotel staff who were friendly and could not do enough to help. The hotel was clean and the staff were so much more attentive than other hotel staff I... More 

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toronto
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2009

Excellent location - cant be beat! We arived around 1pm and were given early check in to an upgrated ocean view suite which is always nice. The room itslef needed some upkeep...but for the price you cannot complain. The staff was more than friendly. The roof top pool was amazing! I would go back without hesitation.

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NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2009

I recently traveled with my boyfriend and we had an amazing time. The staff at the Strand was exceptional- always willing to help and go above and beyond expectations. Jonathon at the front desk along with Vanessa were very helpful. Internet service was down due to construction (not their fault) and room took a long time to be cleaned. (however... More 

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Ayrshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2009

Could be a bit noisy but hey your right on South Beach. Bathroom and products were really good & the bed was very comfy Everything was great my only complaint was we asked for a late checkout as we had a late flight back to the UK and wanted somewhere to wash and change unfortunatly we had to make do... More 

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Bronx, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2009

Right on Ocean Drive in the middle of the action. If noise is a problem, ask for rooms in back. Front desk staff extrememly helpful. You can save $ if you park your car yourself. The garage around corner is the same as the valet service uses.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2009

After staying in Key West for 5 nights, finished our trip with 2 nights at The Strand. The location is great. Right across from the beach, in the middle of all the action. Music pumps from 8 a.m. til about 5 a.m. the next day, so there are only a couple of hours where it's quiet, but that didn't bother... More 

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2009

The Strand Hotel is in a perfect location the hotel is nice and clean. The 1 bedroom suite is very nice and roomy. I would stay here again and would recommend this hotel.

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Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2009

Traveled to South Beach for a weekend getaway with friends and family for fun and relaxation. We stayed at the Strand for 3 nights and had an amazing experience. There was six of us. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The hotel manager, George was very accommodating. Jaime Negron made us feel relaxed and was very hospitable. He pointed... More 

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West Palm Beach
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2009

My husband and I are South Florida locals and drove to South Beach on a Saturday morning, checked in at 1:30 PM and were warmly greeted. We were taken to our room by the famous Jamie - yes, he does learn the name of every guest - and were pleasantly surprised to find an efficiency with a small, but modern... More 

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Norwalk, CT
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2009

I was pleasantly surprised on how great this hotel was. It is in a great location (right in the middle of all of the action), and the rooms are huge! We had a room towards the back which meant no street noise. My only complaints are that the lighting is kind of dim in the rooms at night. During the... More 

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

Thanks for staying with us and for sharing your Strand experience with the world. We're happy you enjoyed your suite and hope to see you again soon. P.S. We are working on installing additional lighting in our bathrooms to make it easier for our female guests to apply their make-up. More 

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