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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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Meridian, Texas
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19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a great place to stay for a couple of nights. We had room 211, and although Agent Orange was flailing away downstairs, we were not able to hear more than an occasional bass beat - but that was hardly noticable to us overall. The beds were comfortable, the shower had hot water and the wifi worked well. What... More 

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DonHC, Hotel Rooms Manager at The Historic Hotel Congress, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review. I'm glad that you enjoyed your interaction with Matt. He enjoys our guests and it shows. Thanks for letting us know about our wobbly chair. Maintenance was notified and it is back to it's sturdy old self. We look forward to your next visit with us. Don Harrison Hotel Rooms Manager More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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93 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The room was very comfortable and larger than expected. AC worked great, the twin beds and linens were excellent, all the bathroom amenities were supplied, reading lights for each bed, fluffy towels and the room was exceptionally clean. The bathroom was small but had a nice sized shower. It is an older, historic hotel and although the music is loud,... More 

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DonHC, Hotel Rooms Manager at The Historic Hotel Congress, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your feedback. I couldn't have written a more thorough review of the Hotel Congress. We are delighted you enjoyed all of the amenities that we have to offer. We hope to see you again on your next trip to Tucson. Don Harrison Hotel Rooms Manager More 

Chicago
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158 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Ear plugs, did not sound like our kind of place to stay and we booked elsewhere, however, in the bright light of day, we visited. WoW!!! How many shots can you take!! Totally orgasmic, if any one left a live who knows what that means. Next time in Tucson, I am there, airport quality head gear of whatever. Architectural gem,... More 

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DonHC, Hotel Rooms Manager at The Historic Hotel Congress, responded to this review

You know that the earplugs just add to the ambiance of our hotel. Very sad that you did not get to enjoy a night of lodging with us. Thank you for coming down and checking us out in person to see for yourself that we are a gem and the pictures that you took to share with everyone are great.... More 

Worcester, Massachusetts
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

My husband and I stayed here the beginning of May on a Friday night. I booked this hotel because it is walking distance to The Fox Theatre. We were in town to see Gregg Allman. We really enjoyed staying here. And everything that has been said about the noise is absolutely true! There is no way anyone could possibly sleep... More 

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DonHC, Hotel Rooms Manager at The Historic Hotel Congress, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review. I heard that the Gregg Allman show was awesome. we are delighted that you like our beautiful, immaculate rooms. The room attendants take great pride in providing you with a wonderful experience. Parking in downtown Tucson can be challenging at times and we are glad you were able to utilize our validated parking to... More 

Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 via mobile

Great atmosphere, great food and cocktails! Lovely decor and amazing breakfast too. Quite vibrant atmosphere in evenings. The staff are friendly and even sent my drivers license back to me in the UK free of charge!

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DonHC, Hotel Rooms Manager at The Historic Hotel Congress, responded to this review

We're glad you enjoyed your experience at the Hotel Congress. We were also happy to return your license to you. We hope to see you on your next trip to Tucson. Don Harrison Hotel Rooms Manager Hotel Congress More 

Haarlem, The Netherlands
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27 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

We stayed with friends and celibrated the 5th of may. Which was lots of fun. The hotel is located nicely, parking on the lot or in the public parking for free. The drinks were almost for free, maybe we went during a sponsered evening? During the weekend it can be noisy so don't take a room on the congressstreet side... More 

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DonHC, Hotel Rooms Manager at The Historic Hotel Congress, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your feedback. I am glad that you liked our location, parking, rooms and drinks. Yes we do specialize in fun and liveliness. We hope you enjoy your next adventure at the Hotel Congress. Don Harrison Hotel Rooms Manager More 

London, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Amazing architecture and history. Brilliant place to stay and explore downtown Tucson. Great happy hour at the bar. It is lively, we had one of the 'quiet rooms' and could just hear the nightclub. However if you are not going too bed too early it's not a problem. If you want a quiet night go somewhere else. Rooms are basic,... More 

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DonHC, Hotel Rooms Manager at The Historic Hotel Congress, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review. We are glad that you enjoyed all of the options that we have to offer our guests. I hope it wasn't too much of a bother to come downstairs for your morning coffee. We hope to see you again when your travels bring you to Tucson. Don Harrison Hotel Rooms Manager Hotel Congress More 

Freehold, New Jersey
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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

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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DonHC, Hotel Rooms Manager at The Historic Hotel Congress, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the awesome review. You are definitely a Hotel Congress kind of guest. You get it. We are not everyone's cup of tea. If you like a historically great time, then this is the place for you. Our staff enjoys making sure you are having a good time and enjoying yourself. Hopefully Amy will have another... More 

Dallas, Texas
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39 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

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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20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

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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