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311 East Congress Street, Tucson, AZ 85701
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The Historic Hotel Congress
Ranked #61 of 129 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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Tucson, Arizona
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed at Hotel Congress a couple of years ago because we wanted to be near the 4th Ave Street Fair. Not only were we within walking distance to the fair, but we thoroughly enjoyed the Congress. It is a funky and quaint hotel, with great music both in their stage area and also outside on 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 glad you like the Cup and choose to give us a try. We have a lot to offer and try to make our guests experiences memorable. See you next time, Julie Brown Hotel Rooms Manager Hotel Congress More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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215 reviews 215 reviews
21 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel has mega cool factor and great people watching. The rooms were interesting. Just because a hotel is old doesn't mean it has to have old beds. The beds were terrible! My back was killing me when I woke up. The shower head hit me in the chest cuz it was made for a little person but the room... More 

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

Dear Guest, We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay. We change out our mattresses on a regular basis and have an order coming soon with more. I hope that we are replacing the one that you had. Hope you visit us again soon. Julie Brown Hotel Rooms Manager Hotel Congress More 

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42 reviews 42 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

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 

Louisville, Kentucky
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

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
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64 reviews 64 reviews
14 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

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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70 reviews 70 reviews
7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

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
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

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 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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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:
#2 Best Value Hotel in Tucson
#38 Business Hotel in Tucson

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