Congress Hotel South Beach - Miami Beach

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1052 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, United States, 33139  show map
 3 stars
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Congress Hotel South Beach - Miami Beach

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Rooftop pool

Outdoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Exercise gym

 Sports activities

Golf course

 Spa and relaxation

Reflex massage

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

Overview

Congress Hotel South Beach is located in a shopping area of Miami Beach in close proximity to Port of Miami, Miami Beach Convention Center and Miami Art Museum. The hotel's art deco building set in the center of Miami Beach was completely refurbished in 2005.

The property is about 5 minutes' walk of Art Center, Art Deco District and Ocean Drive. The city center lies within 2 km from the venue.

The venue is a short walk to boutiques and shops.

Washington Av@9 St bus stop is just 300 meters away from the hotel and a 20-minute walk is enough to get to Bass Museum of Art train station. Miami International airport is 20 minutes' drive from away.

Rooms

Congress Hotel South Beach provides 69 guestrooms appointed with high-speed internet, a seating area, an iron with ironing board, TV with satellite channels and Wi-Fi for a pleasant stay in Miami Beach. Many rooms offer a panoramic view over the sea. They are equipped with a dishwasher, a stove and an oven.

Eat & Drink

A broad variety of international dishes is served at the 24-hour restaurant. Poolside bar is available on site. The venue is set next to a boat dock and just 50 meters from Medi Bar & Grill and David's Cafe I and Market Place.

Services

Guests at Congress Hotel South Beach are offered to use a baggage storage, parking and a souvenir shop as well as dry cleaning, ironing service and newspaper service.

Relax

Such on-site leisure facilities as an outdoor swimming pool, a rooftop pool and a golf course are available for the guests' use. On-site amenities for fitness include a gym and a fitness center.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible on site at USD 42 per day.

Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   69.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Children are welcome
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Souvenir shop
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Golf course
  • Exercise gym

Services

  • Paid valet parking
  • Room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Bicycle rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Poolside snack bar

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Rooftop pool
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Beach club
  • Sun terrace
  • Television in lobby
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • City view
  • Ocean view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Turndown service
  • Sitting area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Sofa bed
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Self-catering

  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Cooking hob
  • Dishwasher
  • Cookware/Kitchen utensils

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Sound docking station
  • Telephone
  • Free local telephone calls
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  12 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of USD 25 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of USD 20 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • All children under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

1052 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, United States, 33139

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City Center
  • Miami Beach
    3700 ft
Train Stations
  • Bass Museum of Art
    1.2 mi
  • Miami Airport Station
    8.0 mi
  • Bus stop
    1000 ft
Restaurants
  • The Clevelander Bar (cuisine: American, Asian, Latin)
    200 ft
  • Kitchen Restaurant
    100 ft
Parks
  • Lummus Park Beach
    500 ft
Beaches
  • Bal Harbor Beach
    200 ft
  • South Beach
    900 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    69

Rooms and availability

One-Bedroom Room
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Studio Suite
Bed type: Double bed
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One-Bedroom Suite
Bed type: Double bed or King-size bed
Size: 550 sq. feet
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  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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Suite|One Bedroom Suite

Room facilities
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    Junior Suite
    Bed type: Double bed or 1 Super King-size bed and 1 Futon mat or Queen-size bed
    Size: 360 sq. feet
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    • Air conditioning
    • Private bathroom
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    Junior Suite|Junior Suite

    Room facilities
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      Superior Junior Suite
      Size: 360 sq. feet
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      • Air conditioning
      • Bathtub
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        How to reach hotel

        hotel Congress Hotel South Beach - Miami Beach Miami Beach location
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        Hotel Address:

        1052 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, United States, 33139

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Miami Beach
          3700 ft
        Train Stations
        • Bass Museum of Art
          1.2 mi
        • Miami Airport Station
          8.0 mi
        • Bus stop
          1000 ft
        Restaurants
        • The Clevelander Bar (cuisine: American, Asian, Latin)
          200 ft
        • Kitchen Restaurant
          100 ft
        Parks
        • Lummus Park Beach
          500 ft
        Beaches
        • Bal Harbor Beach
          200 ft
        • South Beach
          900 ft
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  12 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  12 pm
        • Number of floors:
          4
        • Number of rooms:
          69

        Congress Hotel South Beach Location

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        What's nearby

        Tourist attractions

        • (SOBE) South Miami Beach - 2700 ft
        • Coral Castle - 3700 ft

        Places of interest

        Sport related

        Shopping areas

        Amusement

        • Ocean Drive - 1400 ft
        • Miami Beach Cinematheque - 2000 ft

        Monuments and Landmarks

        Museums

        • Mangos Tropical Cafe - 700 ft
        • Wolfsonian Museum - 700 ft
        • World Erotic Art Museum (WEAM) - 700 ft
        • Liberty Arts 21st Century Inc - 3000 ft
        • Jewish Museum of Florida - 3300 ft
        • Center For Emerging Art Inc - 3700 ft
        • Carel Gallery - 4000 ft

        Local attractions

        • South Pointe Park - 1.1 mi
          1 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach
        • Miami City Ballet - 1.2 mi
          2200 Liberty Avenue, Miami Beach
        • Jungle Island - 2.8 mi
          1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Miami
        • Bass Museum of Art - 1.1 mi
          2121 Park Avenue, Miami Beach
        • Miami Beach Boardwalk - 2.2 mi
          Miami Beach, FL

        Near the hotel

        • South Beach - 900 ft
          Ocean Drive, Miami Beach
        • Lummus Park Beach - 500 ft
          Ocean Drive, Miami
        • World Erotic Art Museum - 1000 ft
          1205 Washington Ave., Miami Beach
        • Flamingo Park - 2900 ft
          999, 11th Street and Michigan Avenue, Miami Beach
        • Bal Harbor Beach - 200 ft
          Collins Ave, Miami Beach
        • The Wolfsonian - Florida International University - 700 ft
          1001 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach
        • Art Deco Historic District - 2100 ft
          Miami Beach, FL

        Restaurants nearby

        • The Clevelander Bar - 200 ft

          Address: 1020 Ocean Drive
          Phone: 305.531.3485

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

        • La Baguette - 100 ft

          Address: 1052 Ocean Drive

          Cuisine: French

        • The Dining Room at The Villa By Barton G. - 300 ft

          Address: 1116 Ocean Drive
          Phone: 305-576-8003

          71% likes this, based on 85 reviews
          Cuisine: Contemporary, Continental
          Price Range: USD 2 - USD 151

        • Kitchen Restaurant - 100 ft

          Address: 1024 Ocean Drive
          Phone: 305-672-2472

        • Ocean's Ten - 400 ft

          Address: 960 Ocean Drive
          Phone: 305-604-1999

          Cuisine: American

        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  12 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  12 pm
        • Number of floors:
          4
        • Number of rooms:
          69
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        Congress Hotel South Beach Reviews

        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Congress Hotel South Beach

        Average guest rating

        7.0out of 10
        Very good
        Based on 148 reviews

        Guest reviews

        • Older travelers
          10.0

          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

        • Group of friends
          6.6

          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.

        • Couple
          7.4

          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.

        • Older travelers
          7.0

          location

          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.

        • Single
          8.8

          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)

        • Group of friends
          9.6

          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 Booked.net site.

        • Couple
          5.8

          relaxing on the rooftop pool overlooking the Ocean View and location

          Cleanliness of the room, A/C not working

        • Single
          6.6

          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

        • Couple
          7.0

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

        • Single
          5.0

          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!

        • Couple
          10.0

          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.

        • Group of friends
          5.4

          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.

        • Couple
          9.6

          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

        • Single
          6.2

          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

        • Older travelers
          6.2

          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

        How to reach hotel

        hotel Congress Hotel South Beach - Miami Beach Miami Beach location
        Show big map »

        Hotel Address:

        1052 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, United States, 33139

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Miami Beach
          3700 ft
        Train Stations
        • Bass Museum of Art
          1.2 mi
        • Miami Airport Station
          8.0 mi
        • Bus stop
          1000 ft
        Restaurants
        • The Clevelander Bar (cuisine: American, Asian, Latin)
          200 ft
        • Kitchen Restaurant
          100 ft
        Parks
        • Lummus Park Beach
          500 ft
        Beaches
        • Bal Harbor Beach
          200 ft
        • South Beach
          900 ft
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  12 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  12 pm
        • Number of floors:
          4
        • Number of rooms:
          69