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The Historic Hotel Congress

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#52 of 128 Hotels in Tucson
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Lajitas, Texas
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We came in on Amtrak and this hotel is right across the street so very convenient for our needs. Decorated very nicely. Very old so limited on electrical outlets but that is to be understood. Loved the lounge room on the 2nd floor where the TV is. It is noisy due to street activity but we were forewarned and it...

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Louisville, Kentucky
Reviewed 1 week ago

First, a caveat: I haven't actually stayed here. But I've eaten here about four times. It is my favorite place to eat in Tucson. The hotel itself has a fun, historic atmosphere, and the menu is sophisticated but not so much so that you don't know what you're ordering. They have a steak salad that I'm so in love with...

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DonHC, Hotel Rooms Manager at The Historic Hotel Congress, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review. I have a room waiting for you.

Mesa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome time. Staff was wonderful! Not for children. Try it out if you like to party. Water pressure could be better but we worked through it. Great bands out side and a great dj inside. The food at the resterant was really good.

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DonHC, Hotel Rooms Manager at The Historic Hotel Congress, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review. We appreciate your patience with our historic plumbing. Hope to see you again soon.

Kingston, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

People had mentioned that we should try this place so we did. A good selection of different types of meals. We made it for happy hour so we had some buttermilk popcorn chicken, Yum. I had the mesquite ribs with cole slaw, and mac and cheese. It was tasty but the mac and cheese was the highlight and it was...

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DonHC, Hotel Rooms Manager at The Historic Hotel Congress, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review. Don't forget to check out our Bloody Mary Brunch on Saturday and Sundays.

Knoxville, Tennessee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you plan to stay here, please do your research. This hotel is noisy! Street noise, club noise, construction noise! But, the atmosphere and location are superb. We stayed for three nights and adored this place. We stayed in room 219, which is as far away from the club as possible and there was still a ton of noise. We...

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DonHC, Hotel Rooms Manager at The Historic Hotel Congress, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to your next visit.

Flagstaff, Arizona
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Remember you have chosen to stay in a historic building. Don't expect anything more than what you've seen in old movies set in the 20s or 30s. Like a something from an episode of the Twilight Zone. Small creaky beds; authentic furnishings, decor and bedding like at grandma's house, and old plumbing with water cold one second and boiling the...

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DonHC, Hotel Rooms Manager at The Historic Hotel Congress, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review. We'll chat with the bartender about his math skills. Glad you enjoyed your breakfast. We'll pass on your compliments to your waiter. Hope to see you again for your next concert.

Bend, Oregon
Reviewed 14 April 2017

This place is an awesome building. They have many different bars, great food and the best location downtown. That said, this place is a party hotel. There is live music nightly out side or in the club. on Fri/Sat night it is an extremely busy club scene. it is really fun to experience until you try to go to sleep....

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DonHC, Hotel Rooms Manager at The Historic Hotel Congress, responded to this review

Thank you for the accurate feedback. We are the fun place to be downtown. Hope to see you here again.

Tucson, Arizona
Reviewed 13 April 2017

I have a lot of history with Congress.. the club, lobby bar, Tap Room and the Cup. I've been going there for shows, food and drink since I turned 21 in the early 90s. Daniel Martin Diaz (who created the stage surround in the club) is a good friend of mine, I know a lot of local bands that have...

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DonHC, Hotel Rooms Manager at The Historic Hotel Congress, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the wonderful comments about your visit with us. You get what we are all about. I will pass on your compliments to our staff. They enjoy the feedback. We look forward to your next visit.

Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This place oozes authentic historic charm - not so easy in a state with such a short history as AZ. From the lobby, to the construction, to the old period photos in the rooms, this place was a treat - only the second historic hotel I have ever stayed at. How do I know it is authentic ? My AZ...

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DonHC, Hotel Rooms Manager at The Historic Hotel Congress, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review. I think you touched on every facet of the hotel. We look forward to your next visit.

Mesa, Arizona
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Neither good nor bad, it is as advertised, old with a few modern touches. Loud at night but not irritatingly so. Small rooms but overall clean. If loud late night crowds inside the hotel bar and outside on the street bars are not your thing, stay clear of this area. Or better yet, don't be afraid of them, just join...

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DonHC, Hotel Rooms Manager at The Historic Hotel Congress, responded to this review

Thank you for the very accurate review. We are a downtown Rock n Roll hotel. We strive to bring a fun experience for all.

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The Hotel Congress is listed on the National Historic Hotel Registry. We pride ourselves on the many unique features we offer that you'd be hard-pressed to find elsewhere. This historic Tucson hotel transports you back in time. Some cynical city-slicker types might notice the absence of a television in any of our 40 rooms and feel slighted. But it's intentional - we strive to maintain the Hotel's original ambiance - from the iron bed to the vintage radio, from the comforting rumble of the nearby iron horse to the retro-style phone that actually connects to a switchboard at the front desk. All rooms are uniquely designed offering an original experience every time and unlike most historic hotels, all rooms have private bathrooms, free high speed internet, and a private guest lounge.The lounge offers our patrons a large-screen television with unlimited channels as well as free computer access. You can also enjoy the exclusive outdoor patio, where you can soak-up the Tucson sunshine year round. We have new upgrades for our guests, to ensure an amazing experience during your stay at Hotel Congress. *Bike Program - We now have bicycles that our guests are able to check out to explore Tucson during their stay! We recommended guests to bike the Santa Cruz River Trail, and the Train Trail behind Maynards Market and Kitchen. Let us help you explore Downtown Tucson in a new way! *Snacks from local vendors - Enjoy some treats from our local vendors. Every room has a tray filled with a variety of snacks that are available to purchase. We have: Cactus candy, Rbar Energy Bar, Spunlight Cotton Candy, Green Valley pecans, Essentia Ionized Water, POPPED Artisan Popcorn, Cerreta Candy Co., and the Kobito Hangover and Love Kits. *Guest Room Internet - We now provide super high speed wireless Internet in our guest rooms that is 10x faster than before! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Historic Hotel Congress

Address: 311 E Congress St, Tucson, AZ 85701-1811
Region: United States > Arizona > Tucson
Price Range: $113 - $184 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Historic Hotel Congress 2.5*
Number of rooms: 40
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Congress Hotel Tucson
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#2 Green Hotel in Tucson
#33 Romantic Hotel in Tucson
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“The corner room, 215 i think was very nice.”
sterri1955, 19 May 2017 | Read review
“Don't stay above the club. Try to get to the Western half of the building.”
ZachVi, 13 Apr 2017 | Read review
“For less noise, don't get a Club room, but all rooms come with earplugs!”
annieofaz, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The bar has karioki until quite late. Recommend rooms on the street side - still somewhat busy with normal city street sounds..”
standingi, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Take the street side and make use of the free ear buds for a better night sleep.”
BroncoFan1957, 9 Apr 2017 | Read review
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