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Congress Hotel South Beach

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Reviewed 11 May 2012

I paid for my room in advance in January prior to my arrival April 2012 at check in the guy proceeds to tells me there is an additional 150.00 for incidentals that wasn't included in my PAID confirmation email after going back & forth he waived the fee (I wasn't going to pay it either way when I paid in...

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congressmanagement, General Manager at Congress Hotel South Beach, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to detail your recent experience at The Congress Hotel South Beach. We are deeply sorry that we were not able to meet your expectations during your recent visit to our hotel. Please note that every Hotel around the world charge incidental fees to the credit card upon arrival. We choose to inform...

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 11 May 2012

I stayed at the Congress Hotel with three friends from April 27 thru May 1 and we were very dissappointed. Albeit, the location is perfect, BUT the service was the worst I've had in a VERY long time. Upon arrival, the front desk staff was not very receiving and appeared to not be having a good day. They briefly went...

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congressmanagement, General Manager at Congress Hotel South Beach, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to detail your recent experience at The Congress Hotel South Beach. We are deeply sorry that we were not able to meet your expectations during your recent visit to our hotel. Please allow me the opportunity of discussing your comments further, identify your room number, so that we can examine the issues...

Oslo
Reviewed 5 May 2012

The hotel location is perfect. 1 minute walk to the beach, and their rooftop pool area was great with a fantastic view of the beach. The hotel had a dedicated area on the beach with sunbeds and beach towels. The aparment was nice and spacy with a big comfortable bed. It was clean on the inside, but the balcony was...

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congressmanagement, General Manager at Congress Hotel South Beach, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to detail your recent experience at The Congress Hotel South Beach. I am sorry to hear your Travel agent did not make the proper arrangements on your behalf regarding payment and it created a less then perfect departure from the Hotel. Please do not hesitate to contact me directly on your next...

Millersville, Maryland
Reviewed 4 May 2012

Great place with great location. Friendly staff. Had 2 suites for 6 of us with great views of the ocean. Very accommodating thanks to GM, Claudio. Unfortunately we had to cut our stay short and not take advantage of the rooftop pool/bar and ocean since Sobe had torrential downpours in forecast. So we decided to stay last 2 nights in...

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congressmanagement, General Manager at Congress Hotel South Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for the 4 Star ratings accross the board! We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay, the cleanliness, the service and the location at The Congress Hotel South Beach, we pride ourselves to provide the best customer experience! We are sorry to hear the weather was not cooperating and we hope to see you soon! Warm Regards,...

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 26 April 2012

I stayed here for 4 days 3 nights, I arrived at the hotel around 11 AM, They stored my luggage for me, They call me around 1pm letting me know that my room is ready, I'm amaze how wonderful that they let us checked in 3 hrs early, the hotel staff is very professional, the building is newly renovated, location...

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congressmanagement, General Manager at Congress Hotel South Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for your review ! I am so pleased to learn that during your visit the entire staff was nothing but helpful, friendly, and accommodating, which is of the utmost importance to us here on property. I am honored that a senior contributor took the time to write a review about the hotel and specifically highlighted how fantastic the...

charlotte nc
Reviewed 24 April 2012

we received an upgrade upon checking in and got a huge balcony facing the ocean. Nice and clean hotel and loved our stay in South Beach. Cannot wait to go back!

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congressmanagement, General Manager at Congress Hotel South Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for the 5 Star ratings accross the board! We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay, the cleanliness, the service and the location at The Congress Hotel South Beach, we pride ourselves to provide the best customer experience! We hope to see you soon! Warm Regards, Claudio Bono General Manager

Reviewed 17 April 2012

My fiancee and I stayed at the Congress April 10th-13th. The week leading up to our stay I was a ball breaker, first i asked for a certain room (room 502) then I wanted an early check-in. Whomever I spoke to was extremely nice and assured me they would do there best to accommodate us. We arrived at the hotel...

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congressmanagement, General Manager at Congress Hotel South Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and the 5 star Rating! I am so pleased to learn that during your visit the entire staff was nothing but helpful, friendly, and accommodating, which is of the utmost importance to us here on property. I will be sure to relay your feedback to the entire team to praise them for all their hard...

Orlando, FL
Reviewed 13 April 2012

Took a group of 9 for a 3 day business trip. Arrangements were made ahead of time with hotel GM, who stayed in touch before, during, and after the trip. Minor hassles were encountered but were always resolved promptly and overall for the price paid the property was a value. Noise level was loud but to be expected in this...

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congressmanagement, General Manager at Congress Hotel South Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and for being a returning guest. We thank you for your feedback as it helps us improving our custumer service. We look forward to your next visit! Thank you for staying at The Congress Hotel South Beach. Warm Regards, Claudio Bono General Manager

Brighton, Michigan
Reviewed 12 April 2012

we had partial ocean view reservation & were upgraded to ocean view (5th floor in building with the rooftop pool -- which was awesome) & it was AMAZING! Large King sized bedroom with balcony & main room had wrap around balcony with two futon-like couches that worked perfectly for 2 teen boys. Room was ready on arrival & we were...

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congressmanagement, General Manager at Congress Hotel South Beach, responded to this review

Many thanks for the 5-star review accross the board!!! We are honoured a Senior contributor provides constructive feedback. Regarding the pool area, please note that this was a very unusual event. The Congress Hotel have a 24-hour security presence on property. We look forward to your return at The Congress Hotel South Beach! Warm regards, Claudio Bono General Manager

Utrecht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 12 April 2012

Me and my wife booked this hotel via a third party for a weeklong getaway to experience Miami and Southern Florida. The price was competetive, the location seemed nice and central and the fotos seemed nice. Pro's: The room was as well appointed as we had been given to believe, with a large bed, kitchenette with utensils and fullsized fridge,...

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congressmanagement, General Manager at Congress Hotel South Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our Hotel and many thanks for the recommendation and 4 to 5 star ratings on cleanliness, service and rooms. Please note that we do have suites for light sleepers on other buildings, with interior courtyard views that are isolated from any stray street noise. Thanks again for your visit and suggestions and...

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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
  • 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 High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Dry Cleaning
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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)
Region: United States > Florida > Miami Beach
Price Range: $210 - $477 (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
Congress Hotel South Beach Miami Beach, Florida
Hotel Style:
#91 On the Beach Hotel in Miami Beach
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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“DON'T Stay here!!!!!!!!”
802MaryM802, 9 Apr 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, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“its in the middle of all the action it will be loud”
strawberry972c, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Suggesting for the oceanview rooms”
815kalyana, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“not sure where the good rooms are but ours did not resemble the hotel pics”
Glescagirl38, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
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