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The Historic Hotel Congress

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30 Dec.31 Dec.
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The Hotel Congress, built in 1919, is the cultural landmark that anchors Downtown Tucson. We pride ourselves on the many unique features we offer that youʼd be hard pressed to find anywhere else. Some cynical city slickers might notice the absence of televisions in our 40 rooms and feel slighted. But itʼs intentional. We strive to maintain the hotelʼs original ambiance from the iron bed to the vintage radio, the rumble of the nearby train to the 1930’s-style phone that connects to a real switchboard at the front desk. And, unlike most historic hotels, all rooms have private bathrooms and air-conditioning. We are an urban, historic, rock ‘n’ roll hotel. Your room may be affected by plaza, nightclub, or street noise. If you would like to stay in one of our quieter rooms, please make arrangements at the time of your reservation. We do not give discounts or refunds due to noise. Earplugs are available at the front desk. Or, better yet, just join in the fun!
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Business Centre with Internet Access
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've struggled with how most fairly to capture our recent stay, and decided ultimately that if you're billing yourself as a Hotel, then how you perform as a place to sleep should really matter. Many of the most positive reviews are only attesting to the...More

Date of stay: November 2018
1  Thank ExBritSeattle
Response from JocelynHC, Manager at The Historic Hotel CongressResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your review. You are 100% right this is not the hotel to come and get a good nights sleep. We are a historic rock n roll hotel with a lot to offer and we try to be as transparent as...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not many places you can go to nowadays with the historical significance of old school gangsters like Dillinger but you can here at Hotel Congress. I always have thanksgiving here, the outdoor patio is awesome and so is the mild Tucson weather. The turkey was...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Alejandro R
Response from JocelynHC, Manager at The Historic Hotel CongressResponded 2 weeks ago

Aww thank you for your awesome review! I am so glad you enjoyed Thanksgiving with us at the Cup Cafe. I love your Margarita and turkey combo. I look forward to your future visit with us.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Went to breakfast with 8 people and everyone had huge portions. From oatmeal to pancakes, cast iron skillet eggs or fruit and yogurt, everything was very good but also very filling. Very cool historic hotel with an eclectic vibe and some cool historical pieces.

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Angela R
Response from JocelynHC, Manager at The Historic Hotel CongressResponded 3 weeks ago

Aren't the portions amazing! I am so glad you enjoyed our award winning restaurant. I invite you to stay a night with us or enjoy our night club next time you visit us to get the full Hotel Congress experience. See you soon!

Reviewed 23 October 2018

THIS IS A PARTY HOTEL. Repeat. THIS IS A PARTY HOTEL. If you are looking for a historic hotel where the bar closes at 9 and you can get a good nights sleep, look elsewhere. My first clue should have been the “complimentary” ear plugs....More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank mrdr3600
Response from JocelynHC, Manager at The Historic Hotel CongressResponded 26 October 2018

Hello, Thank you for your review. Yes you are right we are an urban rock n roll historic hotel. We a have a unique historic charm about us that is very different from other hotels. We try to be as transparent as possible of our...More

Reviewed 3 October 2018

What a great place! Went there for a Sunday morning breakfast, and it was unique and delicious. Word of warning, get there early, before 9 for sure, if you want to avoid a line. They don't take reservations. After you eat, take a look around,...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank TravelMom002
Response from JocelynHC, Manager at The Historic Hotel CongressResponded 7 October 2018

So glad you enjoyed our historic charm. I invite you to come back and take our Hotel Tour every Wednesday and Saturday at 11am for $6/person. We tell you all of the history, ghost stories and more.

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Terry P
5 November 2017|
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Response from Greg B | Reviewed this property |
The food is amazing. Breakfast or dinner you cannot go wrong. My favorite restaurant downtown.
26 May 2017|
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Response from sdix0n | Reviewed this property |
Our room was nice and cool, no a/c was needed but that was in May, not July or August. Plenty of parking available in nearby garage, a bit of a walk, but not uncomfortable. Creative juggling I would recommend!
26 May 2017|
Response from annieofaz | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is AC in the rooms. As for parking, there's an underground lot across the street. You get a ticket at the gate, take it back to the front desk and they'll validate it. There's also very limited street parking... More
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"Pick one at another hotel, there are none in which you can get any peace"
2 weeks ago
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"Room 242 is the haunted room!"
28 Sep. 2018
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"If you are coming the the Hotel Congress for a quiet night of sleep, you may think twice and book elsewhere."
28 Jul. 2018
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"for a free show, take a louder room, if you're tired ask for a quieter room and have a drink in the..."
19 Jul. 2018
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USD 113 - USD 193 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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