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Congress Hotel South Beach

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06/05/2017 06/06/2017
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked a nice suite for my birthday/graduation. So excited for the day to come, only for the property manager to call me to tell me that the room had a leak ta few hours prior to my stay. The property manager tried to accommodate me by putting me in another room and giving us a bottle, but the other...

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved that this small, boutique-style hotel was located in the heart of South Beach, across from Lummus Park. Nestled next to the Clevelander, you might miss the entrance if you aren't looking for it. Our rooms were really small, but fairly clean with a decent-sized bathroom. To be honest, this is probably more comfortable for couples. The rooftop pool was...

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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were travelling during one of the busiest times of the year for Miami which unfortunately meant we paid through the nose for this place! The location is incredible, right on the beach front in the heart of South Beach. Superb spot for restaurants, bars, the beach and shops. That's where the positives end. We struggled to communicate with staff,...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were downgraded to a different room than we originally payed for and guaranteed that we would be moved back to the original room asap. We never got the original room or even any kind of explanation for what had happened. On top of that there were $80 in hidden fees that we were charged after we left the hotel,...

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Scunthorpe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was very sceptical about staying here in July 2017. I planned my family holiday on International Drive back in March 2016 and as we are staying 3 weeks I decided a few nights in Miami would be a treat again. I was aware that the price on booking.com advertised was not the price paid as the amount taken off...

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Reviewed April 18, 2017

I don't even know where to begin. When I arrived there were 2 ladies working at the desk and they were on their phones looking at pictures while I was waiting to be greeted, my first indication that this place was not going to be a good experience. I arrived at 2:45 and was told I needed to wait another...

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Reviewed April 12, 2017

Worst stay ever. Over charged me $150 on my credit card, but when I checked out they said no over charges. When I tried calling them I was put on hold 3 times for 20 minutes each time. I will never go back at the Congress, a bunch of scammers. Worst customer service I've ever dealt with since travelling. The...

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Tamarac, Florida, United States
Reviewed April 9, 2017

Check in at 3? no way..at 4 they decided to "put" me in D204. NOT what I reserved, NO balcony, small bed room. Cheap 12" tv hanging off wall and no tv service anyway. They never made beds or cleaned. Party across till 5am. Door only locks with key from outside. This is NOT a hotel. It is a cheap...

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Fredericton, Canada
Reviewed April 2, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stayed at the congress hotel for the week between Christmas and New Years, we booked through vacation beach rentals. Great location, with nice roof top pool. Beach is directly across the street. Unit was relatively clean, but we were not in the room much. The atmosphere on ocean drive is amazing and great for people watching,...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 23, 2017

Hotel was certainly not what i expected based on the information on hotels.com and the price. The hotel is made up of a number of properties accessed via alleyways off Ocean Drive. There is no security inside the individual properties. Room was shabby with the wooden skirting boardsbadly skuffed and scraped, the fridge door dented, scruffy furnture. The room had...

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Live the South Beach lifestyle at our hotel in Miami Beach, Florida. Located in the heart of Miami's Art Deco Historic District on Ocean Drive, we offer spacious, stylish suites with all the amenities of home. With stellar views of the ocean and the bustling action of Ocean Drive, our beachfront hotel is exactly what you need for your stay in Miami. Because we are located right on the beach, fun in the sun is literally at your doorstep. Stake out your spot in the sand and enjoy the signature Florida sunshine. With the average temperatures in the 70s and 80s, you can enjoy the beach and the sun almost all year-round. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Congress Hotel South Beach

Address: 1052 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139 (Formerly The Strand)
Location: United States > Florida > Miami Beach
Price Range: $149 - $343 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Congress Hotel South Beach 3.5*
Number of rooms: 70
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Also Known As:
Strand Ocean Drive Hotel
Strand Ocean Drive Miami Beach
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#91 On the Beach Hotel in Miami Beach
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“DON'T Stay here!!!!!!!!”
802MaryM802, Apr 9, 2017 | Read review
“1. Splurge for a junior suite --wish we had done that; 2. If hearing music all night bothers you, don't stay on Ocean Drive.”
Kcrho1, Mar 19, 2017 | Read review
“its in the middle of all the action it will be loud”
strawberry972c, Feb 7, 2017 | Read review
“Suggesting for the oceanview rooms”
815kalyana, Jan 29, 2017 | Read review
“not sure where the good rooms are but ours did not resemble the hotel pics”
Glescagirl38, Jan 11, 2017 | Read review
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