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The Historic Hotel Congress

311 East Congress Street, Tucson, AZ 85701
The Historic Hotel Congress
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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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Freehold, New Jersey
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

a very good friend, we'll call her Amy, was celebrating her birthday at the hotel and really encouraged (nagged) us to stay here instead of one of those fancy 'name brand' hotels that have the assurances of a well earned reputation. This is a very old hotel... really old... did I mention it was old? When you walk in the... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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39 reviews 39 reviews
12 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had dinner here during them gem festival. But I can't get the memory out of my head how I was assaulted by a bouncer a while back. I was staying in the hotel for a week, on the first night I went down to the bar and had only 1 drink, the place was empty and one girl was at... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Step into the past in downtown Tucson while you dine at the exclusive Congress Cafe in the Historic Hotel Congress. Friendly atmosphere, nice shops in the area and plenty of parking nearby. .The 1919 hotel has 40 basic, individually decorated rooms - they're clean, painted in a variety of mostly pastel colors, and filled with antique iron beds and old-school... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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33 reviews 33 reviews
24 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

At the heart of Tucson Nightlife, this is a truly unique hotel with a ton of character and one for the adventurous to consider if you understand what comes with it. As locals, we'd always wanted to stay and so the opportunity arose when we planned an AMTRAK trip to NOLA. The train departs at 0615 right across the street... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a wonderful experience and Don Harrison made everything than much better....Thank you Don! Sorry, didn't see or hear any ghosts...maybe next time! We plan to do this again very soon and will try to do a family re-union next year.

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Tempe, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel and the hotel room are very charming and a must to stay at when visiting Tucson. The room was loud as advertised on a weekend, but quiet enough to still sleep well. I suggest requesting a quiet room if noise is a concern. The front desk has courteous and friendly staff and is happy to answer any questions.... More 

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Phoenix, AZ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Hotel Congress certainly feels like a place cut from the annals of history from the the first time you see it from the outside. If this is the type of experience you're looking for then it can deliver it quite readily granted that a decent bit of the hotel has been updated to keep up with the times but... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

DO NOT STAY HERE unless you plan to stay in the bar listening to terrible club music until 2:00 a.m. The entire second floor vibrates. It is unbearable. Nothing about the hotels history makes up for the noise.

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Maynards400, Public Relations Manager at The Historic Hotel Congress, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your feedback. We do our best to make our guests aware that we are an urban hotel with a nightclub that has music seven nights per week. We apologize if this was not the case with your stay and hope you enjoyed the rest of your stay in Tucson. More 

Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I love Hotel Congress. Tucson holds a special place in my heart as a U of A alumni. Whenever I return to visit, I stay at the centrally located Hotel Congress. Not only is it a rad little historic landmark, it also has some of the best club nights the town has to offer, located conveniently on the bottom floor... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

I stayed here on two separate nights within the same week. Both were weeknights. I experienced no noise at all. Didn't even need earplugs, and I am a light sleeper. I called ahead and was placed in the "quieter" section of the Cactus rooms. I enjoyed my stay and will return. I have not stayed in a Fri/Sat night ----... More 

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