$100 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Sep 29, 2015 Check-out: Sep 30, 2015

Congress Hotel Ocean Drive

4 stars
View map of 1052 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139

Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
3.8
out of 5
72 reviews
date with the hubby

Great stay as always! Thanks for the upgrade to the oceanfront room! We loved it! See full review

  • Jenbear7
  • Apr 21, 2015
Couples get away

This was a really awesome hotel. It was ideal for the beach, the view was amazing! The front desk... See full review

  • Caple
  • Feb 9, 2015
Congress Hotel Ocean Drive Hotel is one of the most stylish properties on South Beach. This unique property encompasses 4 historical structures and one new building: Tropical, Contemporary, Deco and Retro. And, of course, all of the boutique amenities you'd expect from a hotel that is equal parts style and substance.

RESORT FEE: Congress Hotel South Beach Resort Fee includes a Welcome Drink (glass of champagne or flavored water), Rooftop Happy Hour from 5-6pm with free wine and beer, free local calls, wireless internet, daily newspaper at front office, beach and pool towels. It is $12.50 per person, per night, plus tax of 13%.

Valet parking daily available for a fee.

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Congress Hotel Ocean Drive Rooms

1 Bedroom Suite King
Room includes 1 king along with millwork and stainless steel appliances in the kitchen to designer mosaic tiles, soaking tubs, rain fall shower heads and granite tops in all the bathrooms. The beds are covered by the finest 300 count Egyptian cotton linens, Bathrobes as well as H2O plus bath amenities are provided, Flat Screen TV's and a CD player / radio alarm clock with MP3 connection, complimentary wireless high speed internet access.
Junior Suite King
Room includes 1 king along with millwork and stainless steel appliances in the kitchen to designer mosaic tiles, rain fall shower heads and granite tops in all the bathrooms. The beds are covered by the finest 300 count Egyptian cotton linens, Bathrobes as well as H2O plus bath amenities are provided, Flat Screen TV's and a CD player / radio alarm clock with MP3 connection, complimentary wireless high speed internet access.
Studio Suite Queen
Room includes 1 Queen along with millwork and stainless steel appliances in the kitchen to designer mosaic tiles, soaking tubs, rain fall shower heads and granite tops in all the bathrooms. The beds are covered by the finest 300 count Egyptian cotton linens, Bathrobes as well as H2O plus bath amenities are provided, Flat Screen TV's and a CD player / radio alarm clock with MP3 connection, complimentary wireless high speed internet access.

Amenities

  • WiFi
  • Pool
General
Concierge
Activities
Pool
Dining
Restaurant
Room service
Internet
WiFi
Accessibility
Accessible Rooms/Facilities

Dining

Dining
The Strand Ocean Drive Hotel offers two distinct dining options from the casual to the more sophisticated - the Atlantic Grill and Bar and Cafe Medi - serving international cuisine specializing in seafood, pasta and steak.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
4:00 PM
Check-out:
11:00 AM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use. All information has been provided by this hotel and not by Orbitz

Ratings and reviews for Congress Hotel Ocean Drive

Overall score

3.8 / 5
5.01.0
72 out of 72
Amenities:
3.7
Cleanliness:
3.9
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
3.9
Location:
4.7
Value:
3.9

85% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Congress Hotel Ocean Drive

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
WorldTraveler1217
Couples
DC
Apr 21, 2013

The best!

My GF and I had a tremendous time! Everything was convenient and easy.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Couples

Nightlife tip: Short walk from hotel

Perfect location!

Review of Congress Hotel Ocean Drive

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Yasir
Friends
N/A
Jul 13, 2015

Awesome Friends Trip

the hotel is located is perfect place, close to all clubs, beach and activites. if u r planning to stay only in south beach then dont waste ur money renting car because parking is expensive and hard to find.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Friends

Review of Congress Hotel Ocean Drive

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Jenbear7
Couples
Key Largo
Apr 21, 2015

date with the hubby

Great stay as always! Thanks for the upgrade to the oceanfront room! We loved it!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Couples

Review of Congress Hotel Ocean Drive

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Caple
Couples
N/A
Feb 9, 2015

Couples get away

This was a really awesome hotel. It was ideal for the beach, the view was amazing! The front desk manager Kevin was of really good service. He was very accomadating! The bell boy Lewis was was so helpful! The room was really clean and just beautiful! The rooftop pool was nice plus the view of the ocean! Only complaint is the a/c made a really loud noise when it comes on and it woke us up.. Other than that this was a great stay!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Couples

Review of Congress Hotel Ocean Drive

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Marianna G.
Family
Coquitlam
Dec 30, 2014

Family trip

The hotel staff -very helpful and super accommodating,location-super, room was spacious with kitchenette and gorgeous view from the balcony.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Family

Review of Congress Hotel Ocean Drive

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Mn48
Couples
Florida
Oct 4, 2014

Great hotel on south beach

Very great location. Large room and clean. Would definitely stay here again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Couples

Review of Congress Hotel Ocean Drive

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
MrWoodzy
Friends
Tampa Fl
Sep 18, 2014

Gave us the Wrong Room, not what we paid for

We specifically Booked a room with full ocean view. When we walked in the room there was no balcony and the room was facing another building. the Hotel manager apologized and said there was a mistake they accidentally gave our room to someone else. Horrible experience.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
2
Comfort:
2
Location:
1
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Friends

Review of Congress Hotel Ocean Drive

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Suzy307
Couples
Vero Beach, Florida
Aug 8, 2014

It's the little things that make the difference...

The location of The Congress Hotel is perfect and the staff is friendly. However, The Congress Hotel needs to pay attention to details. Candles burn brighter than the lighting they have in the bathroom. Plus, half the light bulbs in the light over the couch were burned out and the make-up mirror in the bathroom didn't light up. It's the little things that make the difference.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
2
Location:
5
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Couples

Review of Congress Hotel Ocean Drive

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Franny the traveler
Friends
San Diego
Jun 28, 2014

Nice location, clean room

I was happy with the hotel..Staff wasn't too helpful... Couldn't get towels or shampoos delivered until morning, when we had used up our first set. But not too big of a deal.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Friends

Review of Congress Hotel Ocean Drive

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Ily1509
Friends
New York
Jun 10, 2014

Great location

Hotel was close to everything! If I go back To Miami we will definitely consider stay here.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Friends

Review of Congress Hotel Ocean Drive

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Contreras1983
Couples
Washington,DC
May 21, 2014

Great Location, Staff not very friendly

it was ok, the location is great. I felt like the staff could have been more friendly. The beach is a very short walk away you are on Ocean with is THE HOTSPOT.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Couples

Money-saving tip: Short walk from hotel

there is a pizza place that sells pizza by the slice very cheap.

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