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Aurora, CO
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I enjoyed my stay at the Congress South Beach Hotel. We chose the hotel because of the location on Ocean Drive and Trip Advisor reviews. I would recommend this hotel as a decent place to stay on Ocean Drive. The staff was very friendly and courteous to us. We got there very early in the morning (around 7:30) and the...

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1Thank Kcrho1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

OK our room was nice, a suit with doors to both bedroom and bathroom with a nice size sitting area and kitchenette. The furniture can stand to be be updated and the corners could stand a good deep cleaning. With that being said I'll go back without hesitation. The rooftop bar , pool and view make it all worth it....

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked through Vacation Rentals SOBE, this hotel is conveniently located in the middle of Ocean Drive and just a few steps away from the corner of 11th Street. As expected, our two bedroom suite (with two queen size beds and 2 bathrooms), may not be richly furnished and elegantly decorated like Versace's old Villa (a stone's throw away), but it...

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3Thank Bbleus
West Chiltington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good luck trying to check into this hotel on time, the staff stand there texting on whatsapp without even acknowledging you when you walk up to the desk, speaking another language right in front of you & have absolutely no regard & don't apologise for the fact the room isn't ready when it should be. Tough luck! The rooms are...

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1Thank Nellysim95
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've never experienced such poor hospitality checking into a hotel. The woman working at front desk seemed clueless and carried on personal conversations as we waited to check in. No towels available to use either.

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Edmonton, Alberta
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Room we paid for was the King Suite, it was booked through Expedia. It was to have a King size bed which it didn't and there was to be a 50 dollars cleaning fee. We were charged 80 dollars. After argueing about the extra cleaning fee and producing the documentation that showed that it was to be 50 dollars the...

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1Thank Wishingforvacation
Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 8 February 2017

amazing location bartender on the rooftop was popping allow us to hook up our phone to play music and had the rooftop LIT free all you can drink from 5-6pm . Miguel the bell hop the bomb from the time we step out the car told us great place to eat and got our entire group of 16 ladies a...

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Reviewed 29 January 2017

We had 4 days stay and our main criteria to select this hotel was the location and kitchen. We had 4 year old kid so that was the best possible option. We are glad that we selected this option. We enjoyed our stay with ocean facing room with relaxing and homely feeling. The location is very happening and if you...

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Stavanger, Norway
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

A cool suitehotel with frendly staff in the middle of ocean street. A fantastisk wire from the rooftop patio. Stay away from the busy bars at night, they are rediccilously expensive. We staid for a week and didnt get the room that we booked. We had to stay in a small room with two queen size bed instead of the...

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Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

The room was spacious and comfortable, the bathtub was massive and so beautiful. The pool left something to be desired but the rooftop bar definitely made up for it! The staff was very friendly and the location could not be better.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
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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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: $228 - $493 (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
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#85 On the Beach Hotel in Miami Beach
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“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.”
 of 5 bubbles Kcrho1, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“its in the middle of all the action it will be loud”
 of 5 bubbles strawberry972c, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Suggesting for the oceanview rooms”
 of 5 bubbles 815kalyana, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“not sure where the good rooms are but ours did not resemble the hotel pics”
 of 5 bubbles Glescagirl38, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Don't. Find another hotel further away from the beach with better staff and amenities. Not worth it.”
 of 5 bubbles 421daven, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
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