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311 East Congress Street, Tucson, AZ 85701
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The Historic Hotel Congress
Ranked #60 of 128 Hotels in Tucson
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  • 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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37 reviews 37 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel my look a little run-down for American standards, however, it exudes charm and history. It is a fun and inexpensive way to spend the night. The rooms may seem basic, however, suit the nature of the hotel. I highly recommend -- it is an experience!

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for finding our charm. We're a Historic Hotel, almost 100 years old, and guests who know that when they reserve with us know what to expect and see the beauty of the building. Hope you come back soon, Julie Brown Hotel Rooms Manager Hotel Congress More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a touring musician it is always a real treat to return to the Hotel Congress. The rooms, staff, and live room are all excellent. Simply, I love the place. Despite the legends, I have never had a supernatural encounter there. Or anywhere. (Probably because there is no such thing as ghosts...)

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your nice review. We are happy that you have not had a haunting experience, since you do not believe in ghosts. We hope to see you the next time music brings you to Tucson. Best, Julie Brown Hotel Rooms Manager Hotel Congress More 

Gilbert, Arizona
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
14 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This review is for the bar in the lobby and not the hotel itself. For those not familiar with Tucson, the Hotel Congress is one of the truly historic buildings in Downtown Tucson. The place just oozes charm. The bar in the lobby is a perfect place to meet friends before dinner with it's comfortable leather couches and chairs. The... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for allowing the Hotel Congress to become one of your watering holes. We work really hard to make it the place to go and your review means we are doing our job right. Best, Julie Brown Hotel Rooms Manager Hotel Congress More 

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62 reviews 62 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is old and historic but has not been properly taken care of. It does a good job of taking you back in time unfortunately that includes uncomfortable small beds, strange smells and outdated everything. Go visit the hotel, stay somewhere else.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review, we work very hard to keep maintain our historic integrity. We are sorry to hear that the rooms were not quiet satisfactory with you. We will continue to work on them. We are happy to hear that the rest of your experience was nice. Best, Julie Brown Hotel Rooms Manager Hotel Congress More 

Mesa, Arizona
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at the Hotel Congress so I could attend a concert at the venue across the street. The room was tiny, but adequate for my needs. I settled the bill upon checkout the next day. Two days later an additional charge from the hotel showed up on my card. Even after several days, there was no notification from the... More 

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

Dear Guest, We are looking into this matter. The Hotel Congress does not duplicate charges, nor do we "double dip" on guests credit cards. Please reach out to us directly so we can take care of this issue. Best, Julie Brown Hotel Rooms Manager Hotel Congress More 

Scottsdale, Arizona
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

I've been wanting to visit Hotel Congress for years. It was "the" cool place in Arizona, where all the best bands would come and play. It's got a great laid-back, off-beat, retro vibe. (It is an historical building, after all). People who should NOT stay here are: those who cannot sleep through background noise, those who want luxury accommodations, those... More 

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

Dear Guest, It sounds like you had the perfect time, thank you for your review we look forward to having you again soon. Best, Julie Brown Hotel Rooms Manager Hotel Congress More 

Maun
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

What a wonderful and refreshing stay. Firstly, this is an old gem of a property with clearly loads of history. It appears to be a good music venue as well and certainly many of its guests appeared to be a little on the alternative side as well. Staff were very friendly and appeared to be having fun working there. The... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review, we are pleased that you enjoyed your time at the Hotel Congress. We will look into the rooms. Hope to see you soon. Best, Julie Brown Hotel Rooms Manager Hotel Congress More 

Sahuarita, Arizona
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Stayed on Halloween and while laying in bed on Saturday morning suddenly felt as though my foot was on fire. When I looked, I had been bitten all over my foot and up both legs. I called management and left a message on Sunday morning requesting a call back and have not received a response. I had to get rid... More 

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

Dear Guest, We were alarmed when we read your review. We strive to ensure our guests safety and cleanliness of all of our rooms. We work with Truly Nolan, and our housekeepers to make sure that our rooms are free of bedbugs and fleas, they are inspected daily. Additionally, I as the Rooms Manager did not receive any voicemail and... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014 via mobile

First of all it's a lovely building and lovely location close to bars and great food etc however we weren't warned about the heavy bass that would persist throughout the room till the early hours. It was a Monday evening and the bass persisted till well after 1am. Even with earplugs in sleeping was a chore. Come to play not... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for giving us a try, we are a noisy Hotel and try to make sure that all of our guests are well aware of what is going on the night they stay. We are sorry that we did not provide you with ample warning. If you choose to stay again our Cactus Garden Rooms are the... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

This Hotel should be on your 10 most Haunted Hotel list. It is old 1918 ... Part of the John Dillinger ( Gang ) story too . Inside their hotel is 42 Rooms and very Charming , interesting and Haunted. There is a Restaurant and 3 Bars, the restaurant is wonderful and Clean! Walking into The hotel brings you Back... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are strive to help make our guests experiences memorable and that they leave the Hotel Congress and Tucson happy. We are glad to have succeeded with you. Hope you come back soon, Julie Brown Hotel Rooms Manager Hotel Congress 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): $
Number of rooms: 40
Also Known As:
Congress Hotel Tucson
Hotel Style:
#4 Best Value Hotel in Tucson
#38 Business Hotel in Tucson

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