Congress Hotel South Beach - Miami Beach

ex. The Strand Ocean Drive

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

Wi-Fi
Parking

USD 42 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Poolside snack bar

A la carte restaurant

Lobby bar

Fitness/ Gym

Exercise gym

Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Rooftop pool

Spa and relaxation

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

Situated about 15 minutes' walk from South Beach Miami, the unique Congress Hotel South Beach offers a sun terrace, barbeque grills and an indoor swimming pool. The hotel was opened in 1934 in a 4-story art deco building and renovated in 2005.

Congress Hotel South Beach is 20 minutes' walk from the center of Miami Beach. The venue is just minutes away from the local beach with lounge chairs and towels.

Shoppers will enjoy close proximity to shopping centers and boutiques.

A local bus stop lies within 300 meters away. The hotel is within 20 minutes' drive from Miami International airport.

Rooms

The property comprises of luxury rooms appointed with pay television, ironing facilities, a sofa, a laptop safe and climate control. The rooms look on to the sea. The guestrooms offer a fantastic interior and carpet floor.

Eat & Drink

The onsite restaurant specializes in international cuisine. The hotel’s renowned Atlantic Grill And bar welcomes guests for refreshing drinks. Guests can wine and dine at The Clevelander Bar and Medi Bar & Grill, located in the neighborhood.

Services

Congress Hotel South Beach provides a meeting room, fax/photocopying services and a business centre along with concierge service, ticket service and tour/ticket assistance.

Relax

The hotel offers a gym and a fitness center to keep active guests fit.

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:   66.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Early check-in/ -out
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff

Sports & Fitness

  • Exercise gym
  • Golf course

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Bicycle rental
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wake up service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Lobby bar
  • Poolside snack bar

Meeting facilities

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

Children's facilities

  • Paid cribs/ Baby cots (on request)
  • Babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

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

Room view

  • Sea view
  • City view
  • Ocean view

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • In-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Sitting area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Sofa bed

Bathroom

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

Self-catering

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

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Internet television
  • Sound docking station
  • Free local telephone calls
  • Radio

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 12 pm FREE
Check-out until 12 pm FREE

Children and extra beds

All children
0 - 12 years
Existing bedding FREE
Extra bed USD 20
Children above
12 years or adults
Extra bed USD 20
There are no extra beds provided in a room. 
Maximum capacity of cribs and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.

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
  • Miami Airport Station
    8.0 mi
  • Hialeah Market Station
    8.3 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:
    66

Rooms and availability

Premium King Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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Room Description:

Suite|Premium Suite, 1 King Bed

Standard Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Standard|Room STANDARD

Leisure Studio Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Suite|Leisure Studio Suite

Congress Hotel South Beach photos Room
King Suite
Ocean view
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Carpeted floor
  • Voice mail
  • Telephone
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Guest toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Sofa bed
  • Futon
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenware
  • Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • iPod docking station
  • Radio
Room Description:

The One Bedroom Suite offers a King Bed, a futon sofa, full kitchen complete with microwave, refrigerator, coffeemaker and dishes; workspace with high-speed wireless Internet access and telephone with voicemail; spa-like bathroom with granite countertops, soaking tubs and rainfall shower head. Additionally, we provide an iron and ironing board, in-room safe, television with premium cable channels and fully stocked mini bar for your enjoyment.

Standard Queen Studio
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
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Room Description:

Standard|Standard Studio, 1 Queen Bed

One-Bedroom Suite
Ocean view
  • Max occupancy:

    6 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons, Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Air conditioning
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  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • 220 V AC
  • Computer hookup
  • CD player
Room Description:

SUITE ONE BEDROOM. ROOM ONLY. Standard rate

Congress Hotel South Beach photos Room
Leisure Junior Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    6 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 1 Queen-size bed and 1 Futon mat

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Carpeted floor
  • Voice mail
  • Telephone
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Guest toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Sofa bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenware
  • Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • 220 V AC
  • iPod docking station
  • Computer hookup
  • Radio
Room Description:

The Junior Suite has One Queen bed and a full kitchen complete with microwave, refrigerator, coffeemaker and dishes; workspace with high-speed wireless Internet access and telephone with voicemail; spa-like bathroom with granite countertops, soaking tubs and rainfall shower head. Additionally, we provide an iron and ironing board, in-room safe, television with premium cable channels and fully stocked mini bar for your enjoyment.

Congress Hotel South Beach photos Room
Junior King Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Carpeted floor
  • Voice mail
  • Telephone
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Guest toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Sofa bed
  • Futon
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenware
  • Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • iPod docking station
  • Radio
Room Description:

This Junior Suite offers a King Bed, a futon sofa, full kitchen complete with microwave, refrigerator, coffeemaker and dishes; workspace with high-speed wireless Internet access and telephone with voicemail; spa-like bathroom with granite countertops, soaking tubs and rainfall shower head. Additionally, we provide an iron and ironing board, in-room safe, television with premium cable channels and fully stocked mini bar for your enjoyment.

Superior Junior Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Room Description:

JUNIOR SUITE SUPERIOR

Deluxe Queen Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Free Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Housekeeping
  • Free local calls
  • Bedding:Luxury linens
  • Sofa bed
  • Dining:Kitchen unit
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dishwasher
Room Description:

1 Queen BedInternet - Free WiFi Entertainment - Flat-screen TV, cable channels, and MP3 dockFood & Drink - Kitchen with refrigerator, stovetop, microwave, and dishwasherSleep - Premium bedding and blackout drapes/curtains Bathroom - Private bathroom, deep soaking bathtub, and rainfall showerheadPractical - Sofa bed, free local calls, and safe; cribs/infant beds available on requestComfort - Air conditioningNeed to Know - Weekly housekeepingNon-Smoking 

Deluxe Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • + More
Room Description:

Suite|SUITE DELUXE (suite)

Congress Hotel South Beach Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • (SOBE) South Miami Beach2700 ft
  • Coral Castle3700 ft

Places of interest

  • Badehäuschen2000 ft
  • Half Price Tour Tickets - Day Tours3300 ft

Convention centers

Sport related

Amusement

  • Ocean Drive1400 ft
  • Miami Beach Cinematheque2000 ft

Monuments and Landmarks

Museums

  • Mangos Tropical Cafe700 ft
  • Wolfsonian Museum700 ft
  • World Erotic Art Museum (WEAM)700 ft
  • Liberty Arts 21st Century Inc3000 ft
  • Jewish Museum of Florida3300 ft
  • Sanford L Ziff Jewish Museum3300 ft
  • Center For Emerging Art Inc3700 ft
  • Carel Gallery4000 ft

Local attractions

  • South Pointe Park1.1 mi
    1 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach
  • Miami City Ballet1.2 mi
    2200 Liberty Avenue, Miami Beach
  • Jungle Island2.8 mi
    1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Miami
  • Bass Museum of Art1.1 mi
    2121 Park Avenue, Miami Beach
  • Miami Beach Boardwalk2.2 mi
    Miami Beach, FL

Near the hotel

  • South Beach900 ft
    Ocean Drive, Miami Beach
  • Lummus Park Beach500 ft
    Ocean Drive, Miami
  • World Erotic Art Museum 1000 ft
    1205 Washington Ave., Miami Beach
  • Flamingo Park2900 ft
    999, 11th Street and Michigan Avenue, Miami Beach
  • Bal Harbor Beach200 ft
    Collins Ave, Miami Beach
  • The Wolfsonian - Florida International University700 ft
    1001 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach
  • Art Deco Historic District2100 ft
    Miami Beach, FL

Restaurants nearby

  • The Clevelander Bar200 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 Baguette100 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 Restaurant100 ft

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

  • Ocean's Ten400 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:
    66

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
  • Miami Airport Station
    8.0 mi
  • Hialeah Market Station
    8.3 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:
    66