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The Historic Hotel Congress

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Overview
311 E Congress St, Tucson, AZ 85701-1811 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Multilingual Staff
Pets Allowed
Business Centre
2.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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Response from JocelynHC, Manager at The Historic Hotel CongressResponded 1 week ago

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.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another 'Life List' item crossed off. For a double birthday celebration, we decided to book a night at the Hotel Congress. For me, it had been on my list to stay at because a) it is historic, and I love old hotels and b) it...More

Thank betsnow
Response from JocelynHC, Manager at The Historic Hotel CongressResponded 2 weeks ago

Love that you completed one of your "Life List" items with us here at Hotel Congress. You were here at one of the biggest music festivals we have every year. I am so glad you enjoyed it. In regards to our rooms we never guarantee...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You need to understand that Hotel Congress is a historic Hotel, and is kept very much Original in that aspect. The rooms are small & there are no TVs, which is explained during checkin, so you will need to prepare yourself. That being said, it...More

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Response from JocelynHC, Manager at The Historic Hotel CongressResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review! You truly captured the essence of who we are and what we offer. I look forward to your future stay with us.

Reviewed 2 September 2018

On one hand: This hotel with lots of local history (John Dillinger was once captured here) is in the heart of a lively entertainment district. There are restaurants and music venues about. The menu is sophisticated, yet low key, with lots of fresh locally-sourced ingredients....More

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Response from JocelynHC, Manager at The Historic Hotel CongressResponded 3 September 2018

I completely agree Brad....We can sleep later. I am so glad to read about your delightful experience with us. Our rooms are noisy and yes we try to be as transparent about that as possible with all of our guests as it is part of...More

Reviewed 16 August 2018

Room furnished with authentic furniture from the period of construction. The whole building reeks of nostalgia and old-style. Beware of the late night party scene. My room opened on the courtyard and the DJ played horrific hip-hop (IMO) music until 2 am. Could not block...More

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Response from JocelynHC, Manager at The Historic Hotel CongressResponded 23 August 2018

Hi RoccoKaplan, Thank you for your review. I am happy to hear you enjoyed our historic charm. We try our best to inform our guests that our rooms are noisy especially on the weekends before and during check in. I am sorry to hear the...More

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Description
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 More 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! Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Business Centre with Internet Access
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Onsen
,
Romantic
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Onsen
,
Romantic
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
40
Price range
USD 112 - USD 192 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Congress Hotel Tucson
Location
United States > Arizona > Tucson
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Onsen
,
Romantic
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
40
Price range
USD 112 - USD 192 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Congress Hotel Tucson
Location
United States > Arizona > Tucson
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Dining (56)
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Terry P
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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.
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JayIsherwood
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!
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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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Room Tips
"Room 242 is the haunted room!"
betsnow
2 weeks ago
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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."
EarthTravelersFour
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..."
571glendaf
19 Jul. 2018
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"Cactus Garden rooms are dead quiet. I stay on the Congress St. side just to watch the world roll by."
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8 Jul. 2018
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