Congress Hotel South Beach - Miami Beach

ex. The Strand Ocean Drive

1052 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, Florida, 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 services

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Outdoor dining area

A la carte restaurant

Fitness/ Gym

Exercise gym

Swimming pool

Rooftop pool

Laundry

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

The unique Congress Hotel South Beach comprises luxury rooms and gives a quick access to South Beach Miami, which is 1200 meters away. After the renovation in 2005, the hotel features art deco architecture in a 4-story building.

Congress Hotel South Beach lies in the center of Miami Beach. The property is neighboring restaurants and nightclubs as well as Miami Beach Convention Center, which is around 20 minutes` walk.

The hotel offers easy access to shopping centers and boutiques.

Guests can reach Congress Hotel South Beach by car from Miami International airport in 25 minutes.

Rooms

Congress Hotel South Beach is a property in Miami Beach that comes with 66 rooms and provides cable TV, pay television, a personal safe, a pantry and a closet. The rooms command a sweeping view over the sea. Each room features a spacious bathroom with a bathtub, a shower and free toiletries.

Eat & Drink

The hotel’s superb restaurant serves a variety of international dishes. Guests can unwind in the Poolside bar with a favourite drink. The Clevelander Bar and Medi Bar & Grill serve a selection of meals within 50 meters from the venue.

Services

There are bicycles for rent on site.

Relax

On-site leisure options feature a sunbathing terrace, an indoor swimming pool and an infinity pool. 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:   87.

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Facilities

General

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

Sports & Fitness

  • Exercise gym
  • Diving
  • 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
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Outdoor dining area

Meeting facilities

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

Children's facilities

  • Paid babysitting/ Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Rooftop pool
  • Night club
  • Sun terrace

Room view

  • Sea view
  • City view
  • Ocean view

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • In-room safe
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Dining table
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Hair dryer

Self-catering

  • Kitchen
  • Cookware/ Kitchen utensils

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 4 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

1052 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, Florida, United States, 33139

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City Centre
  • Miami Beach
    3700 ft
Airports
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
    300 ft
Beaches
  • Bal Harbor Beach
    200 ft
  • South Beach
    900 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  4 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    87

Rooms and availability

Premium King Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
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  • Media:Television
Room Description:

Suite|Premium Suite, 1 King Bed

Premium Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed

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Room Description:

Suite|Premium Suite

Guest Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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

    5 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed, 1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private pool
    • Bathtub
    • Balcony
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe
  • Private entrance
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Parquet floor
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Dustbin
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Cleaning products
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Sofa bed
  • Down/feather pillows
  • Dining:Coffee machine
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Dining area
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenware
  • Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

This apartment has a seating area, sea view and toaster. 2 Sofa Beds in room

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:
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Dustbin
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Guest toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Sofa bed
  • Dining: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:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
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  • Media:Television
Room Description:

Standard|Standard Studio, 1 Queen Bed

One-Bedroom Suite
Sea view
  • Max occupancy:

    6 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons, 1 Bed in shared room

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private pool
    • Coffee machine
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe
  • Private entrance
  • Parquet floor
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Dustbin
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Cleaning products
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Sofa bed
  • Down/feather pillows
  • Dining:Dining area
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenware
  • Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
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 Queen-size bed, 1 Queen-size bed and 1 Futon mat, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Dustbin
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Guest toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Sofa bed
  • Dining:Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenware
  • Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • iPod docking station
  • 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 Exterior Hotel information
One-Bedroom Apartment
Ocean view
  • Max occupancy:

    5 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private pool
    • Bathtub
    • Balcony
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe
  • Private entrance
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Parquet floor
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Dustbin
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Cleaning products
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Sofa bed
  • Down/feather pillows
  • Dining:Coffee machine
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Dining area
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenware
  • Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

This apartment has a kitchenware, dishwasher and sofa. View of Versace Mansion and Art Deco. No Balcony

One-Bedroom Oceanfront Apartment
Ocean view
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

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Room Description:

This oceanfront apartment features a wraparound balcony, fully equipped kitchen, and a spacious living room. Free WiFi is provided. Please note there is no lift to the second floor unit.

Congress Hotel South Beach photos Exterior Hotel information
Corner Apartment
Ocean view
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private pool
    • Bathtub
    • Balcony
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe
  • Private entrance
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Parquet floor
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Dustbin
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Cleaning products
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Sofa bed
  • Down/feather pillows
  • Dining:Coffee machine
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Dining area
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenware
  • Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

This one-bedroom apartment features an oceanfront view, fully equipped kitchen, and a spacious living room. Free WiFi is provided. No Balcony

One-Bedroom Second Floor Apartment
Ocean view
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

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Room Description:

This one-bedroom apartment features an ocean view as well as a balcony, fully equipped kitchen, and a spacious living room. Free WiFi is provided. Please note there is no lift to the second floor unit.

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

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Dustbin
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Guest toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Sofa bed
  • Dining: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.

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

  • Miami Beach Convention Center5000 ft
    1901 Convention Center Dr.
  • South Pointe Park1.1 mi
    1 Washington Avenue
  • The Bass1.1 mi
    2100 Collins Ave
  • Holocaust Memorial1.0 mi
    1933 Meridian Ave # 1945
  • Miami Beach Botanical Garden 1.0 mi
    2000 Convention Center Dr

Near the hotel

  • Art Deco Historic District 200 ft
    Miami Beach, FL
  • Bal Harbor Beach200 ft
    Collins Ave, Miami Beach
  • The Villa by Barton G.300 ft
    1116 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach
  • MDPL Art Deco Welcome Center 300 ft
    1001 Ocean Dr
  • South Beach900 ft
    Ocean Drive, Miami Beach
  • Lummus Park Beach 300 ft
    Ocean Drive
  • 8th Street Designer District300 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  4 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    87

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 150 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
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Hotel Address:

1052 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, Florida, United States, 33139

Get directions
City Centre
  • Miami Beach
    3700 ft
Airports
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
    300 ft
Beaches
  • Bal Harbor Beach
    200 ft
  • South Beach
    900 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  4 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    87