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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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Wilmington, NC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2008

Very enjoyable stay. Bellman Jamie was the face of the hotel for us. He protected us from scams and made sure everything was taken care of! Rooftop pool has amazing views. Right in the heart of South Beach.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2008

We and about 15 of our closest friends went to South Beach for the weekend (Sept 19-22) for our wedding. Everyone, including leading up to the trip was superb. The desires program was good but not great. I expected them to have lots of information on the things that I outlined that we were looking for in our room, but... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2008

My husband and I spent 5 days in South Beach at The Strand celebrating our 25th Anniversary. The Hotel location is awesome, pool has the best views in South Beach overlooking the beach and Ocean Drive. Jamie, the bellman gave exceptional customer service during our entire stay. He gave great recommendations on restaurants, clubs, etc. He also gave great advice... More 

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Panama city beach
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2008

What can I say, this was a wonderful trip but what made it even better was the staff at the Strand. Jaimie the bellman was so attentive to us the whole weekend. Always had a smile and spoke to us the whole time we were there. A hotel is just a building but the people that work there make it... More 

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Montreal, Qc
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2008

It has been almost three weeks since my three day vacation to Miami South beach with my best friend, and I am dying to go back. I still have dreams of walking into the lobby at the Strand. We only stayed for three days but I must say it was short and sweet. The staff at the Starnd were so... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2008

My husband and I just came back from a 5 day stay at the Strand. I went online and read reviews before I stayed and most of them were on point. The location is great, the beach is across the street, and everything is within walking distance. The staff was very friendly except for our housekeeper who also could have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2008

My wife and I stayed 2 days at the Strand after 10 days in the Keys. We had a great experience there. It was clean, very comfortable and had all the comforts. The location is the best on Ocean Drive. The beach is right across the street. Its SoBe so you expect hustle and bustle, but that's what you go... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2008

We stayed in the Strand for 10 days in July and we really recommend it. The hotel is very nice, clean, and the service is very friendly and helpful. The location is amazing, on Ocean Drive and 11th street, just next to the Versace mansion and the beach is just on the other side of the street. And this beach... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2008

The hotel is ok. Staff is nice and the room was cool. The sofa was a bit dirty but the bed was comfy, the bath clean... Depending on your room number it could be so noisy! be careful with that if you are not into party party party!!! BUT... when we arrive we were asked for a credit card and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2008

The hotel and stay itself were great, but ... be very careful with your financial information with this hotel. My wife and I stayed nearly a week here on our honeymoon. Prior to our arrival, my best man (who lives in California, called to have a "romantic package" left for us when we got there. The hotel had him fax... 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
Hotel Style:
#41 Business Hotel in Miami Beach
#60 On the Beach Hotel in Miami Beach

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