Congress Hotel South Beach  3 stars

1052 Ocean Drive, Miami, United States, 33139  show mapSave
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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


Situated in the heart of Miami, the comfortable Congress Hotel South Beach offers individual rooms. Built in 1934, the hotel is a combination of art deco architecture and modern facilities.

This hotel is located in a historic area and 1.6km from South Pointe Park, Miami Beach Convention Center and Bass Museum of Art. The property is 100m away from World Erotic Art Museum (WEAM), Bal Harbor Beach and Lummus Park Beach.

Close to a mall, boutiques and golf courses, this hotel also offers a rooftop pool, a sun terrace and a cocktail lounge on site.

20km to the Miami International airport.


This property has 65 guestrooms including Leisure Junior Suite, Leisure One-Bedroom Suite and Leisure Double Room appointed with a laptop-size safe, Wi-Fi, individual climate control, satellite TV and coffee/tea making facilities. All of the rooms have a stunning view over the ocean. A dishwasher, a microwave and coffee/tea makers as well as mosaic bathrooms with a rain shower, a bathtub and bathrobes are available in each room.


The friendly restaurant serves fresh meals. The poolside bar serves pasta and seafood.


Congress Hotel South Beach offers business facilities, such as conference facilities, computers and a photocopier and provides a porter service, 24-hour reception and a turndown service.


Active tourists will enjoy snorkeling, jet skiing and fishing provided on-site.


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.

City Center Miami - 5.9 mi
Airports Miami International Airport (MIA) - 9.7 mi, Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International (FLL) - 20.3 mi
Train Stations Bayfront Park Station - 3.6 mi, Miami Airport Station - 8.1 mi
Bus stop - 1000 ft
Restaurants The Clevelander Bar (cuisine: American, Asian, Latin) - 100 ft, Ocean's Ten (cuisine: American) - 200 ft
Parks Lummus Park Beach - 300 ft
Beaches Bal Harbor Beach - 500 ft, South Beach - 600 ft
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  • Parking (fee required)
  • Safe deposit box
  • Currency exchange
  • Elevator
  • ATM/cash machine
  • Multilingual staff
  • Concierge desk
  • Storage space
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Front desk
  • Newspapers/magazines
  • Tour desk
  • Bell staff/porter
  • Shops/commercial Services
  • Valet parking
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Ticket service
Dining facilities
  • Bar/lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Cocktail lounge
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Fax/photocopying
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Conference facilities
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Fitness center
  • Solarium
  • Bicycle rentals
  • Sun terrace
Room view
  • City view
  • Ocean view
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • 24-hour room service
  • Tea and Coffee Facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Cribs available
  • Mini bar
  • Turndown service
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower
  • Cable TV
  • Pay TV
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Telephone
  • Radio
  • Internet access
  • TV



from  11 am


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 person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of USD 25 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

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              What's nearby

              Tourist attractions
              • Versace Mansion
                400 ft
              Popular areas
              • Art Deco District
                400 ft
              • South Beach Miami
                4000 ft
              Shopping areas
              • Score
                4000 ft
              • Flamingo Park
                2700 ft

              Local Attractions

              • South Pointe Park
                1.0 mi
                1 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach
              • Miami Beach Botanical Garden
                1.1 mi
                2000 Convention Center Dr., Miami Beach
              • Bass Museum of Art
                1.2 mi
                2121 Park Avenue, Miami Beach
              • Miami City Ballet
                1.2 mi
                2200 Liberty Avenue, Miami Beach
              • Miami Beach Boardwalk
                2.2 mi
                Miami Beach, FL

              Near the hotel

              • South Beach
                600 ft
                Ocean Drive, Miami Beach
              • Lummus Park Beach
                300 ft
                Ocean Drive, Miami
              • Bal Harbor Beach
                500 ft
                Collins Ave, Miami Beach
              • The Wolfsonian - Florida International University
                800 ft
                1001 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach
              • World Erotic Art Museum (WEAM)
                1300 ft
                1205 Washington Ave., Miami Beach
              • Art Deco Historic District
                2300 ft
                Miami Beach, FL
              • Flamingo Park
                3000 ft
                999, 11th Street and Michigan Avenue, Miami Beach

              Restaurants Nearby

              • The Clevelander Bar

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

                100 ft
                1020 Ocean Drive

                Phone: 305.531.3485

              • Ocean's Ten

                Cuisine: American

                200 ft
                960 Ocean Drive

                Phone: 305-604-1999

              • Mango's Tropical Cafe

                62% likes this, based on 443 reviews
                Cuisine: Caribbean
                Price Range: USD 20 - USD 35

                400 ft
                900 Ocean Dr

                Phone: 305-673-4422

              • Kitchen Restaurant

                300 ft
                1024 Ocean Drive

                Phone: 305-672-2472

              • La Baguette

                Cuisine: French

                300 ft
                1052 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

              out of 10
              Very good
              Based on 147 reviews

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              • Older travelers

                The location was good right in the middle of south beach.The staff were brilliant and very helpful even recommended the best restruant I have eaten in Miami Joe Stoen Crabs

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              • Group of friends

                Great location, next to the Versace mansion. We had an early flight and the staff was able to give us a room as soon as we arrived. The restaurant downstairs was great! Had 2 for 1 drinks and the food was delicious. Good place to go with friends or with your significant other.

                The rooms are not as big as they appear. The elevators are very slow.

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              • Couple

                the location

                Wi-fi internet and phone was available in room. This could not be fixed by staff and no accomidations were made when complaint was made. This was not cool since i booked this hotel based on advertisement of wifi so i could complete work for my job and school. Also there were many hidden fees not advertised on your web.

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              • Older travelers


                room service is non existent. Front desk never answer phone!! Finally I ordered ice and was promised I'll get in 5 minutes but never got it!!! Service is extremely poor.

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              • Single

                It was convenient to the beach and other nice areas. My room was really big!

                I did not like that i was able to hear people putting away chairs and tables at 5am and then moving them back out at 7am. (Tables and Chairs from the restaurant below or near by)

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              • Group of friends

                The hotel room was excellent the beach was right across the street and it was right on the strip of the restaurant bars and clubs. Some shopping stores were within the vicinity as well. The taxes on these rooms will definitely bring the rate up to the regular rate so it was like paying for it off thee hotel website so I didn't save any money by booking it under the site.

                • Average rating
              • Couple

                relaxing on the rooftop pool overlooking the Ocean View and location

                Cleanliness of the room, A/C not working

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              • Single

                Proximity to the ocean

                Tardiness in the preparation of the room, staff was not very friendly, wrong key Was given to room after long wait

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              • Couple

                Perfect location on ocean drive right in the heart of south beach life, roof top pool had splendid views over the beach

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              • Single

                1-No shampoo or conditioner 2-bathroom door broke 3-Internet failed 4-no reception on cell phone in room 4-no toilet paper or tissue (wtf?!) 5- there's a guy knock on door every morning to ask for minibar, wish they had the same enthusiasm on improving house keeping services!! By far, this hotel was beyond not liking, very disappointing. Especially on issue with toilet paper!! Oh, and 6- I was on my own for 4 nights, hotel tried to charge me tax for 2 people, its at least 50 bucks I shouldn't have to pay!! Its all a joke!! Wouldn't go back for sure!

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              • Couple

                The roof top pool is amazing with the view of Ocean Drive and the ocean.The rooms are all standard with a full fridge, freezer, Oven, microwave and stove, dishwasher and sofa with living room area.

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              • Group of friends

                Excellent location. Right on Ocean Dr. and on the beach. Lots to do and see within walking distance.

                Very few amenities. No ice, vending. Very poor housekeeping. Never replaced things like towels and coffee. Didn't clean the room two of the five days. Pictures are deceiving, room was much smaller.

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              • Couple

                Theis hotel soooo nice. The location is excellent the room was very nice and modern and clean and it is comfortabel. The reception was freindly

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              • Single

                The comfort and size of the bedroom - kindness of the luggage staff

                My junior suite was good - the view from the balcony was nice but the exhaust of several ac below my floor prevent me from enjoying the view and from using the balcony - I was on the 5th floor and would have been very unhappy on lower floors - front desk staff could be a little more welcoming

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              • Older travelers

                The roof top pool the bed pillows the bath tub

                The front desk. That is the first think u deal with and they were so not helpful nor did they care. It makes your experience sour from the start of your vacation. They need to be more accommodating toward the guest fell wanting

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