Congress Hotel South Beach  3 stars

1052 Ocean Drive, Miami, United States, 33139  show mapSave
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  • Location
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  • Facilities

Verified Reviews:

  • My room was well appointed - Great views over the beach - Restaurant is pretty poor
  • Front desk staff is rude - Kitchenette was fabulous - Food was fantastic
  • Rooms were beautiful, small but very modern - Rooftop pool was amazing - No on-site parking
  • Service is nice and helpful - Two balconies in room - Close to restaurants, shopping and the beach
  • Bed was very comfortable - Shower and bathroom amenities were excellent - Staff is really nice

Overview

The 3-star Congress Hotel South Beach is situated in the heart of Miami. The unique hotel was built in 1934 and renovated in 2005.

Rooms

All 65 modern rooms offer satellite TV, CD player and iHome as well as en suite bathrooms with a bathtub, a shower. They boast modern-style decor and offer a microwave, kitchenware and a fridge.

Eat

The Oceanfront restaurant offers delicious dishes.

The hotel Congress South Beach provides visitors with a free continental breakfast. 

Work

A lift, parking and a tour desk as well as 24-hour reception, concierge service are available at the hotel.

Relax

Leisure facilities include barbeque grills, a rooftop pool and a golf course. Active tourists will enjoy jet skiing, snorkeling provided on-site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel and is free of charge

Wireless internet is available in public areas and is free of charge

Guest Parking

Private hotel parking is possible on site and the rate is USD 35 per day.

Number of rooms   69.

Location

hotel Congress Hotel South Beach Miami location

A 20-minute walk from Bass Museum of Art, Holocaust Memorial and South Pointe Park, the hotel is set close to boutiques, golf courses. Steps away from such Miami attractions as Bal Harbor Beach, Lummus Park Beach and Art Deco Private Walking Tour.

Getting around.

5km to the Miami airport.

Distance to:

  • City Center - 1.2km
  • Airport: SPB - 4.0km, Miami - 5.1km
  • Train Station: Miami Airport Station - 13.0km, Hialeah Market Station - 13.3km
  • Bus stop - 300 m

Policies

Check-In

from  4 pm

Check-Out

until  11 am

Children and extra beds
  • All children under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of USD 20 per night/person for extra beds. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of USD 25 per night/person for extra beds. 
  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 
Pets

Pets are not allowed

Facilities

General
  • Parking (fee required)
  • Elevator
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Tour desk
  • Luggage storage
  • Newspapers/magazines
Services
  • Laundry
  • Ticket service
  • Dry cleaning
Dining facilities
  • Restaurant
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Fax/photocopying
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Swimming pool
  • Solarium
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
  • In-room safe

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Guest Room

Double Beds

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Ocean view, Sea view, City view

King Size Bed - 41m2

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        Queen Size Bed or King Size Bed - 32m2

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                      Congress Hotel South Beach LocationWhat's nearby

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                      What's nearby

                      Attractions for Tourists
                      • Versace Mansion
                        100 m
                      Popular areas
                      • Art Deco District
                        100 m
                      • South Beach Miami
                        1.2km
                      Shopping Areas
                      Amusement
                      • Score
                        1.2km
                      Museums
                      Parks
                      • Flamingo Park
                        800 m

                      Local Attractions

                      • South Pointe Park
                        1.6km
                        1 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach
                      • Miami Beach Convention Center
                        1.6km
                        1901 Convention Center Dr., Miami Beach
                      • Holocaust Memorial
                        1.8km
                        1933-1945 Meridian Avenue, Miami Beach
                      • Miami Beach Botanical Garden
                        1.8km
                        2000 Convention Center Dr., Miami Beach
                      • Bass Museum of Art
                        1.9km
                        2121 Park Avenue, Miami Beach

                      Near the hotel

                      • South Beach
                        170 m
                        Ocean Drive, Miami Beach
                      • Lummus Park Beach
                        90 m
                        Ocean Drive, Miami
                      • Bal Harbor Beach
                        140 m
                        Collins Ave, Miami Beach
                      • The Villa by Barton G.
                        170 m
                        1116 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach
                      • Art Deco Private Walking Tour
                        270 m
                        10th Street, Miami Beach
                      • The Wolfsonian - Florida International University
                        220 m
                        1001 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach
                      • Miami Beach Cinemateque
                        290 m
                        1130 Washington Avenue, south side, ground floor, Miami Beach

                      Restaurants Nearby

                      • The Clevelander Bar

                        68% likes this, based on 463 reviews
                        Food: American, Asian, Latin
                        Price Range: USD 10 - USD 30

                        30 m
                        1020 Ocean Drive

                        Phone: 305.531.3485

                      • Ocean's Ten

                        Food: American

                        40 m
                        960 Ocean Drive

                        Phone: 305-604-1999

                      • Medi Bar & Grill

                        Food: American

                        80 m
                        1052 Ocean Dr

                        Phone: 305-674-9906

                      • Mango's Tropical Cafe

                        74% likes this, based on 447 reviews
                        Food: Caribbean
                        Price Range: USD 20 - USD 35

                        120 m
                        900 Ocean Dr

                        Phone: 305-673-4422

                      • I Paparazzi

                        Food: Italian

                        50 m
                        940 Ocean Drive

                      Congress Hotel South Beach Reviews

                      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Congress Hotel South Beach

                      Average guest rating

                      3.6
                      out of 5
                      Very good
                      Based on 109 reviews

                      Rating by category:

                      Value
                      3.8
                      Dining
                      3.0
                      Location
                      4.5
                      Rooms
                      3.3
                      Service
                      3.1

                      Individual guest reviews

                      • The location was beautiful and the rates were reasonable for South Beach. The congress hotel was great and the bathroom was amazing ; the decoration of the room very nice. Some shopping stores were within the vicinity as well, the staff were very friendly and helpful, the bed, pillows and comforter was beyond comfortable.

                        Reception area was dirty small and the elevator was not fixed for the entire week of our stay. The price was not the same as listed on booked and the balcony was facing a tiny backyard. The towels were stained and tattered, the breakfast provided was very poor, the extra obligatory fee on 12.50 per person to use the pool was a dissapointment.

                        My rating for the hotel:

                        • Average rating
                          3.8
                        • Location
                          4
                        • Rooms
                          3
                        • Service
                          4
                        • Value
                          4
                        • Dining
                          4
                      • The location is fine, beach restaurants is a good thing and the staff at the hotel are really friendly and always ready to help. The lights in the main building are blue, kind of weird, rooms are clean and modern, a small pool is available on the terrace. Continental breakfast is terrible.

                        The place look old and light from the Ocean Drive road made sleeping difficult. Service is extremely poor, the shower rods are really rusted and the elevators are very slow.

                        My rating for the hotel:

                        • Average rating
                          3.6
                        • Location
                          3
                        • Rooms
                          4
                        • Service
                          4
                        • Value
                          4
                        • Dining
                          3
                      • Great location in Ocean Drive, s central for South Beach and by far, this hotel was beyond not liking, very disappointing. The staff were brilliant, the bathroom was clean and the bed was comfortable, joel the pool bartender was also awesome.

                        Phone was available in room.

                        My rating for the hotel:

                        • Average rating
                          3.8
                        • Location
                          4
                        • Rooms
                          4
                        • Service
                          5
                        • Value
                          3
                      • The location was perfect, the hotel room was excellent the beach was right across the street and the staff were very helpful &. N the bed was comfy and the food was good. The pool was the best.

                        Elevators slow.

                        My rating for the hotel:

                        • Average rating
                          4.4
                        • Location
                          5
                        • Rooms
                          4
                        • Service
                          4
                        • Value
                          5
                        • Dining
                          4
                      • Location is the best and loved the hotel and the costumer is service great. And the living room is large too.

                        The pool was the small, the area was tight, and overall just dirty.

                        My rating for the hotel:

                        • Average rating
                          3.3
                        • Location
                          5
                        • Rooms
                          4
                        • Value
                          1
                      • The location is great and fabulous stay at The Strand Ocean Drive. The room is very big as well as a bathroom and the rooftop pool wasn't really even worth mentioning.

                        Worst hotel in miami and south Beach is expensive to eat and drink.

                        My rating for the hotel:

                        • Average rating
                          3.2
                        • Location
                          4
                        • Rooms
                          4
                        • Service
                          3
                        • Value
                          2
                      • The location is amazing and the hotel is in front of the great beach and park. The rooms are hardly cleaned and just a heads up the drinks are $25. The pool is wonderful.

                        Staff were not very friendly, the bathtub was dirty and had hair inside and the shower curtain was stained.

                        My rating for the hotel:

                        • Average rating
                          3.8
                        • Location
                          4
                        • Rooms
                          3
                        • Service
                          4
                        • Value
                          4
                      • Pool n view amazing and good beach facilities. Theis hotel soooo nice and very friendly staff. Very clean big convenient rooms and the restaurant downstairs was great.

                        Front desk never answer phone.

                        My rating for the hotel:

                        • Average rating
                          4.1
                        • Location
                          4
                        • Rooms
                          4
                        • Service
                          5
                        • Value
                          5
                        • Dining
                          3
                      • The location is excellent, the hotel is really great and the Front Office Manager, Elroy Ramirez , has an amazing staff. Room and bathroom is nice, the pool is an outdoor bathtub. Music is the best.

                        Our blinds remained closed the entire stay and loungers available on the beach. The sofa bed was also dirty.

                        My rating for the hotel:

                        • Average rating
                          2.9
                        • Location
                          4
                        • Rooms
                          4
                        • Service
                          1
                        • Value
                          3
                      • Beautiful views from rooftop pool, complimentary beach chair/ and very nice decor in the room. The staff are very rude and all the employees are very kind and courtious. The beds are extremely comfy and big, drinks are good.

                        Thats expensive for the hotel and the front desk. The furniture was stained as well.

                        My rating for the hotel:

                        • Average rating
                          2.9
                        • Location
                          4
                        • Rooms
                          2
                        • Service
                          2
                        • Value
                          4
                      • Good location opposite the beach and hotel staff friendly. Nice art deco building, great price and erika ta the reception were extremely courteous. My room was really big and the beds were comfortable and the wireless was free.

                        Pool area was small and furniture was grossly stained, also the tub shower was awful.

                        My rating for the hotel:

                        • Average rating
                          4.1
                        • Location
                          4
                        • Rooms
                          5
                        • Service
                          4
                        • Value
                          4
                      • Across the street a great beach and excellent location. Trendy decor and comfortable, overall nice service. Room was large and clean.

                        Hotel staff had a bad attitude reacting to a problem.

                        My rating for the hotel:

                        • Average rating
                          3.8
                        • Location
                          3
                        • Rooms
                          3
                        • Service
                          5
                        • Value
                          4
                      • Great value in the heart of South Beach, other nice areas and the best thing about the hotel is the location.

                        The room was filthy.

                        My rating for the hotel:

                        • Average rating
                          3.2
                        • Location
                          5
                        • Rooms
                          1
                        • Value
                          4
                      • I loved the hugh private balcony that over looked the beach on ocean dr and good views. The hotel staff were great, the room was nice.

                        My rating for the hotel:

                        • Average rating
                          4.0
                        • Location
                          4
                        • Rooms
                          3
                        • Value
                          5
                      • The best of South Beach and super view. Good value for money, staff were great and the room itself was very modern.

                        Dishonest hotel that loves to scam people.

                        My rating for the hotel:

                        • Average rating
                          3.5
                        • Location
                          4
                        • Rooms
                          3
                        • Service
                          4
                        • Value
                          3
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