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311 East Congress Street, Tucson, AZ 85701
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The Historic Hotel Congress
Ranked #55 of 127 Hotels in Tucson
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I got what I was looking for, a very central hotel with everything you need inside & around. Great coffee and loads of quality eating options aroundabout together with a nearby gym & record shops with live music downstairs and across the road. I loved the lobby, full of life and yes the place creaks, doesn't worry me, its not... More

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JulieHC, Manager at The Historic Hotel Congress, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Downtown Tucson has changed a lot over the last couple years and offers more options for entertainment, dining and spirits. Thank you for making us a part of your experience. See you next time, Julie Brown Hotel Rooms Manager Hotel Congress More

Jakarta, Indonesia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I arrived in Tucson after a long trip by road from Hermossillo. And by chance arrived at the Congress Hotel. And it had been a great stay, felt like a kid coming back to the past, we really loved this hotel. After a good dinner at the restaurant, we heard some music and a big party was on…and it was... More

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JulieHC, Manager at The Historic Hotel Congress, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for finding us and we hope you come back again soon. Best, Julie Brown Hotel Rooms Manager Hotel Congress More

East Lansing, Michigan
Top Contributor
121 reviews 121 reviews
31 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I've been curious about this place for years, but we usually stay with family when visiting Tucson. This time we branched out. The Hotel Congress was everything I expected (which was kind of an upscale youth hostel) and more. It is a luxury hotel by turn of the (last) century standards, and it's noisy. No TVs or elevator, very little... More

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JulieHC, Manager at The Historic Hotel Congress, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for giving us such a candid review. You wanted to give us a try, but made sure you knew what to expect, because you understood us you got to enjoy everything we had to offer. Thank you for being our guest hope to see you soon. Best, Julie Brown Hotel Rooms Manger Hotel Congress Julie@hotelcongress.com More

Budapest, Hungary
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179 reviews 179 reviews
12 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Besides being *shipster hotel with dressed up teen-agers and young adults in the lobby waiting in line to get access to the hotel's bar/club/restaurant, this hotel didn't meet some basic needs that customers may have after a long trip. For us (a couple), the noise was not the biggest problem as many people state here because "historic rooms" were quite... More

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JulieHC, Manager at The Historic Hotel Congress, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to stay at the historic Hotel Congress. We recognize our hotel is not for everyone and sometimes guests can have different expectations for a hotel close to 100 years old. We are able to provide an iron, ironing board, hair dryer, and outlet converters upon request and we also have a designated fridge to... More

Arizona
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48 reviews 48 reviews
26 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

The history and early 20th century charm of the Hotel Congress is not to be denied, nor is their excellent restaurant. But as a hotel, the place is not much. I've stayed there twice and been disappointed in the rooms and the ability to get a good night's rest both times. The street and railroad noise, when added to the... More

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JulieHC, Manager at The Historic Hotel Congress, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It's disappointing to hear you felt your room stay was less than desirable. You are right, due to the historic nature of our hotel and spacial restrictions we do not have in-room televisions, in-room refrigerators or an elevator. Because of those restrictions we offer the ability to keep your items cold in our private refrigerators and we are... More

Tucson, Arizona
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

When visiting the "Old Pueblo," you must come downtown and see the amazing transformation that is taking place. There exist a vibrancy downtown like there has not been in years. Anchoring it all is the historic Hotel Congress. Just walking in this place you are immediately transported back to a more elegant time. The corridor leading to the "Gents," is... More

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JulieHC, Manager at The Historic Hotel Congress, responded to this review

Dear Egonvonessen, Your statement "Just walking in this place you are immediately transported back to a more elegant time." is truly what we hope all of our guests experience when they visit the Hotel Congress. We hope you visit again soon. Best, Julie Brown Hotel Rooms Manager Hotel Congress Julie@hotelcongress.com More

Phoenix, Arizona
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149 reviews 149 reviews
15 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

We went to for a weekend wedding and were there for the Agave Fest. The staff repeatedly mentioned the noise level, but we never expected it to be as noisy as it was. It wasn't a problem however. We had such a great time and were so exhausted by the time we crashed, we were had no problems sleeping, even... More

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JulieHC, Manager at The Historic Hotel Congress, responded to this review

Dear jchuran83, Last weekend was full of events for us here at the Hotel Congress, like you said we had Agave Fest, a Wedding, and then Sunday Morning's Bloody Mary Bar. We worked very hard and are grateful for the recognition. We are happy to hear you liked your room and the Cup Café also. Hope to see you soon.... More

Wicklow, Ireland
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102 reviews 102 reviews
40 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

This is a lovely old hotel in Tucson. It is very popular with lots of activity at night. The staff are very friendly, the rooms are not particularly big, the bed was a queen, we had a garden room which is one of the quieter rooms. We ate in the hotels restaurant and could not fault the food and service.

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JulieHC, Manager at The Historic Hotel Congress, responded to this review

Dear Gabrielle96, Your group was such a pleasure to have. We are very glad you picked the Hotel Congress and hope you come back to visit us. Best, Julie Brown Hotel Rooms Manger Hotel Congress Julie@hotelcongress.com More

Muelheim an der Ruhr, Germany
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Celebrating my 20-year anniversary of my first visit to Tucson I stayed at Hotel Congress again for one night last October. It all begin in 1993 when I was on a road trip with friends. We were on the road for about three months, cruising the US in an old vintage Ford T-Bird. One of our stops was Tucson, a... More

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JulieHC, Manager at The Historic Hotel Congress, responded to this review

Dear Wendysponycamp, Thank you for writing such a lovely review, we just want to quote it for future guests. See you next time, Julie Brown Hotel Rooms Manager Hotel Congress julie@hotelcongress.com More

Phoenix, Arizona
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

I've read some complaints - obviously some people come here expecting a luxury hotel. It's not. It's clean, quirky, vintage and the staff is friendly and Über helpful. We were there on a Sunday night, although earplugs were provided, they were certainly not necessary. Prior to my arrival, the managment was super helpful regarding my multiple food allergies, and bringng... More

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JulieHC, Manager at The Historic Hotel Congress, responded to this review

Dear Dolores731, Thank you for staying with us. We are always happy to hear that our guests leave completely happy. Thank you for staying with us, and giving the Cup Café a try, they work hard to accommodate any dietary restrictive needs. See you next time, Julie Brown Hotel Rooms Manager Hotel Congress Julie@hotelcongress.com More

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Additional Information about The Historic Hotel Congress

Address: 311 East Congress Street, Tucson, AZ 85701
Location: United States > Arizona > Tucson
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Congress Hotel Tucson

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