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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    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
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    4 of 5 stars
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Philadelphia, PA
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2008

I am currently 2 nights into my 4 night stay at the Strand on Ocean Drive and this was definitely not what I expected. After reading various great, stellar reviews of this hotel, I was very excited about staying here. I brought my girlfriend here for her birthday and I just knew I'd be in the lap of luxury...NOT! Well... More

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SamForsyth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2008

First. Let me address the Noise Issue you've been hearing so much about: There was noise. there are clubs all around... But it was never too noisy to sleep or watch TV or read. It's not like you're 30 stories up in the air in the middle of nowhere... YOU'RE SMACK DAB IN THE MIDDLE of South Beach! It's a... More

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Essex, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2008

This hotel is lovely. We stayed in an Ocean View Suite in the Tropical building. We did not hear any of the construction work that has been mentioned on here but you should be aware that this is an Ocean Drive property in South Beach party town and the property isn't sound proofed - you will hear music, and partying... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2008

The Strand is a wonderful hotel, the staff was very friendly and accomodating. I stayed in the main building on the fifth floor and my room had a balcony. It was wonderful to wake up everyday to the beach, ocean, and beautiful blue sky. The hotel is beautiful. My friends stayed in another building and their room was nice as... More

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Philly, PA.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2008

The only reason i couldn't give this place a 5 star rating was due to the ongoing construction along side the building we stayed in. It was loud in the mornings and we weren't informed of this ahead of time. There did seem like there were plenty of open rooms on the other side, away from this, where some of... More

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Leigh-on-Sea, Essex
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2008

You know how it is...you check the hotel's website and then hope that when you arrive at the hotel it actually resembles those pictures... Well my wife and I were very happy; we stayed for 9 nights, the location was perfect - you couldn't be more in the middle of the buzz of Ocean Drive & SoBe, the hotel looked... More

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miami, florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2008

My husband and I are South Florida locals, who decided to honeymoon locally to truly be able to relax, and to assist in curbing costs. We stayed at The Strand June 15-19 for phase 1 of our honeymoon. We booked a 1 bedroom ocean view suite through Orbitz. As per the advice on tripadvisor, we signed up for the desires... More

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dallas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2008

My husband and I stayed at The Strand Ocean Drive in Miami for a week in June. We checked in in the evening and were greeted by very pleasant staff and beautiful hotel! The bell man helped us to our room and gave us ideas on where to go eat and shop that evening. Our room was very clean and... More

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2008

Greatly enjoyed my stay at the Strand from June 3rd thru 6th. The staff couldn’t have been better. Adrian and Jose were excellent. Anytime I ran into a staff member, they asked if I was enjoying my stay and if there was anything they could do. There were no problems during our stay, so we didn’t need management to resolve... More

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Arlington, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2008

This was my second stay at the Strand Ocean Drive. I found the staff to be very courteous and accomodating. They always gave good recommendation for things to do, restaurants, etc. The room I stayed in this time was quite nice. It was a one bedroom apartment in the main building with an ocean view. It was right on Ocean... 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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