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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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Gilbert, Arizona
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51 reviews 51 reviews
14 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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46 reviews 46 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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It does a good job of taking you back in time unfortunately that includes uncomfortable small beds, strange smells and outdated everything.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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7 reviews 7 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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

Clemson, South Carolina
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59 reviews 59 reviews
15 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I decided to stay a this historic hotel because it is the oldest in Tucson. It is the hotel that Dillinger was caught at after a bank robbery. The hotel is very dated but it is an okay stay. The beds were comfortable but some rooms very small. There is no tv but they do have internet. I would stay... More

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for staying with us, see you next time. Julie Brown Hotel Rooms Manager Hotel Congress More

Hermosa Beach, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I highly recommend this hotel for someone who wants to party in downtown Tucson for the weekend and enjoy a lively bar scene and music venue. This centrally located historic hotel transforms into an active bar scene on the weekends and is also within walking distance of several excellent restaurants and other music venues and bars. It also houses a... More

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

Dear Guest, We could not say it any better. Thank you for choosing us and your review. Best, Julie Brown Hotel Rooms Manager Hotel Congress More

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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

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