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North Miami Beach, Florida
Reviewed February 17, 2011

We when to south beach to celebrate my birthday, the check in at the front desk office was fast ,everyone were so friendly and helpfull. The hotel is right in Ocean Drive, room was clean and the bathtub fantastic the best place in the entire south beach.. you can see the ocean righ on front your balcony. They have a...

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brooklyn
Reviewed February 16, 2011

PROS: Bellhops that smile with excellent service Soft sheets, feather pillows Full kitchen Sunken tub/Rain shower Excellent sit down breakfast with multiple options, in Restaurant Oceanfront hotel CONS: Stains on sofa Furniture has wear Mattress too soft, sunk in middle, needs replacement Front desk staff cold Outside music can be heard in room Tiny TVs "Resort fee"

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Costa Mesa, California
Reviewed February 15, 2011

Even though not accustomed to write reviews while traveling, we had such a blast with my fiance I just wanted to drop a couple of lines. We stayed for almost a week. We did not experience what the previous guests wrote. In fact, when I read some reviews we were puzzled but none of it was true for us. On...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed February 14, 2011

I was traveling alone, hoping to get some r & r. The valets were terrific and couldn't have been more helpful. Service at the front desk was another story. Staff was not outgoing or friendly. My room was dirty, with stains on the sofa and duvet cover. The bed sheets did not seem to be cleaned thoroughly. During my stay,...

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Reviewed February 7, 2011

When we first arrive to our room it was not what we expected! When we read the review there was mix review about this place. We should of know when there was no pictures of the room just the pool on the rooftop which was nice. The only thing nice was pool ob the rooftop over looking the ocean. However,...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed February 7, 2011

I stayed at the Congress Hotel South Beach for 3 nights on Dec 10, on a business trip. The location is great and the pool on the roof is just perfect ! I found it via TripAdvisor, and I had a Junior Suite. The room was very large, with all the amenities, and it wasn't noisy because it was in...

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Hamilton, Canada
Reviewed January 27, 2011

I stayed at this hotel with my girlfriend from December 20th to 24th, 2010. We arrived on the Monday and left on the Friday. I can't comment towards the noise as South Beach was not very busy while I was there. Rooms: The rooms were clean and had all the needed items. The kitchenette was a nice little feature. If...

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Toronto
Reviewed January 24, 2011

What a terrific hotel! Art Deco. Of course. Full kitchenette. Ocean view. Right on Ocean Drive, across from the beach. Super friendly staff. Wonderfully reno'd. They charge a 'resort fee' ... you may know from my other reviews that I'm a business consultant and think this is just plain stupid, but at least you get value here ... great breakfast,...

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Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed January 22, 2011

Nice stay - but remember ear-plugs. The street is a bit noisy. Nice room, nice tub/bath, small kitchen - clean enough. The bed was too soft. Stayed here for a few days, did a bit of shopping and relaxed at the pool (at 6. floor - nice and quiet. Do not eat at restaurants Ocean Drive - the food is...

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Bray nr. London U.K
Reviewed January 12, 2011

As reported by other reviews some of the hotel is good. The room (mini suite) was nice and roomy with a good kitchenette,nice bathroom and decent sitting area. Location for everything is brilliant BUT as noted by others the room we had (right on Ocean Drive) is very noisy at night and also early in the morning when the road...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Multilingual Staff
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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: $172 - $355 (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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#88 On the Beach Hotel in Miami Beach
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Seattle, Washington
11 months ago
Beacon Falls, Connecticut, United States

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“DON'T Stay here!!!!!!!!”
802MaryM802, 2 weeks ago | 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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