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The Historic Hotel Congress

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Reviewed 13 August 2014

I've been curious about this place for years, but we usually stay with family when visiting Tucson. This time we branched out. The Hotel Congress was everything I expected (which was kind of an upscale youth hostel) and more. It is a luxury hotel by...More

2  Thank seecrane
Response from JulieHC, Manager at The Historic Hotel CongressResponded 14 August 2014

Dear Guest, Thank you for giving us such a candid review. You wanted to give us a try, but made sure you knew what to expect, because you understood us you got to enjoy everything we had to offer. Thank you for being our guest...More

Reviewed 12 July 2014

Besides being *shipster hotel with dressed up teen-agers and young adults in the lobby waiting in line to get access to the hotel's bar/club/restaurant, this hotel didn't meet some basic needs that customers may have after a long trip. For us (a couple), the noise...More

1  Thank Lalaki-Papaki
Response from JulieHC, Manager at The Historic Hotel CongressResponded 16 July 2014

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to stay at the historic Hotel Congress. We recognize our hotel is not for everyone and sometimes guests can have different expectations for a hotel close to 100 years old. We are able to provide an iron, ironing board,...More

Reviewed 26 June 2014

The history and early 20th century charm of the Hotel Congress is not to be denied, nor is their excellent restaurant. But as a hotel, the place is not much. I've stayed there twice and been disappointed in the rooms and the ability to get...More

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Response from JulieHC, Manager at The Historic Hotel CongressResponded 27 June 2014

Dear Guest, It's disappointing to hear you felt your room stay was less than desirable. You are right, due to the historic nature of our hotel and spacial restrictions we do not have in-room televisions, in-room refrigerators or an elevator. Because of those restrictions we...More

Reviewed 22 June 2014

When visiting the "Old Pueblo," you must come downtown and see the amazing transformation that is taking place. There exist a vibrancy downtown like there has not been in years. Anchoring it all is the historic Hotel Congress. Just walking in this place you are...More

2  Thank Egonvonessen
Response from JulieHC, Manager at The Historic Hotel CongressResponded 26 June 2014

Dear Egonvonessen, Your statement "Just walking in this place you are immediately transported back to a more elegant time." is truly what we hope all of our guests experience when they visit the Hotel Congress. We hope you visit again soon. Best, Julie Brown Hotel...More

Reviewed 9 May 2014

We went to for a weekend wedding and were there for the Agave Fest. The staff repeatedly mentioned the noise level, but we never expected it to be as noisy as it was. It wasn't a problem however. We had such a great time and...More

Thank jchuran83
Response from JulieHC, Manager at The Historic Hotel CongressResponded 10 May 2014

Dear jchuran83, Last weekend was full of events for us here at the Hotel Congress, like you said we had Agave Fest, a Wedding, and then Sunday Morning's Bloody Mary Bar. We worked very hard and are grateful for the recognition. We are happy to...More

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Terry P
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Response from Greg B | Reviewed this property |
The food is amazing. Breakfast or dinner you cannot go wrong. My favorite restaurant downtown.
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JayIsherwood
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Response from sdix0n | Reviewed this property |
Our room was nice and cool, no a/c was needed but that was in May, not July or August. Plenty of parking available in nearby garage, a bit of a walk, but not uncomfortable. Creative juggling I would recommend!
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Response from annieofaz | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is AC in the rooms. As for parking, there's an underground lot across the street. You get a ticket at the gate, take it back to the front desk and they'll validate it. There's also very limited street parking... More
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"Only select this hotel if you are prepared to stay up late at night."
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"Away from the Main Street (Congress)"
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"Watch the patio music schedule!! If there is a DJ, don't do it."
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"historic, great location, events"
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