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The Historic Hotel Congress

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Tucson, Arizona
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This historic landmark here in Tucson, The Hotel Congress" is all that one can expect from a place filled with memories and literally ghosts from the past. Once stepping through the lovely entrance doors you will feel like you are in another time and place.

Thank Chris T
Caledonia, Michigan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped for a drink at a Dillinger hangout. Very Historic. After that went across the street and saw the train station with statues of Wyatt Erp and Doc Holliday. There is also a steam locomotive that was used in the movie Oklahoma.

Thank Phil L
Bayard, New Mexico
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hospitable staff and quirky decor made for such a pleasant weekend stay. The breakfast was outstanding, as was the one cocktail I had after a long day traveling and checking out the local club scene. Couldn't validate my hotel parking ticket in the machine for some reason and didn't wish to park and walk back inside, so had to pay...

Thank sdix0n
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had a problem with my reservation, I spoke with Abraham and he took great care of me. He was nice and patient, thank you Abraham.! I would like the rooms to be a little bigger, but I understand is a historic hotel so there's not much we can do about that. Either way, great place and very convenient if...

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Oceanside, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My son and I were traveling cross country and he read about the Congress...we had to stay since it was such a historic spot. We made sure we reserved a room in the historic side because we had heard about the noise from the night club. Beautiful period furnishings, love that there was NO TV in the room, great vibe...

Thank Cindy L
Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I recently stayed at the Hotel Congress and loved my experience. I was warned about the noise from the traffic and from the bar downstairs, but I thought that just added to the adventure.(they do provide every room with earplugs!) Not only is the staff very knowledgeable and friendly, the history of the place is incredible. You also can't beat...

Thank VagabondTom
Tucson, Arizona
Reviewed 19 February 2017

I recently stayed in room 210. The room is exactly as they show. It is a no frills place to sleep. No TV in the room. No coffee maker. I knew there was a club in the hotel but was not expecting them to be playing music pretty loud outside till 2 in the morning. Moral of the story, if...

Thank tucazdz
Port Antonio, Jamaica
Reviewed 30 January 2017

right in center of town. well preseved real history showplace. nice outdoor dining and good bar. food was ok. prices normal. but just fun being there. living history. great restaurants nearby and fun walking area. enjoy

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Germantown, Maryland
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Justin, Herb, and the entire staff of the Hotel Congress and The Cup Cafe provided excellent service on what was a very busy day for the hotel! My mother and I received friendly, personalized service and had a wonderful experience and a wonderful day! Thank you Hotel Congress for making the day a memorable one! The Dillinger Days experience is...

Thank bepetraites
Munich, Germany
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Me and my girlfriend, borther and friends went here for the New Years Eve party on Dec 31st and it was a very enjoyable time. The tickets were not overpriced and were fair. The party was full but not over croweded, did not have to wait to long for drinks as there were multipule bars for serveing drinks, and the...

Thank benjaminroberts101

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The Hotel Congress is listed on the National Historic Hotel Registry. We pride ourselves on the many unique features we offer that you'd be hard-pressed to find elsewhere. This historic Tucson hotel transports you back in time. Some cynical city-slicker types might notice the absence of a television in any of our 40 rooms and feel slighted. But it's intentional - we strive to maintain the Hotel's original ambiance - from the iron bed to the vintage radio, from the comforting rumble of the nearby iron horse to the retro-style phone that actually connects to a switchboard at the front desk. All rooms are uniquely designed offering an original experience every time and unlike most historic hotels, all rooms have private bathrooms, free high speed internet, and a private guest lounge.The lounge offers our patrons a large-screen television with unlimited channels as well as free computer access. You can also enjoy the exclusive outdoor patio, where you can soak-up the Tucson sunshine year round. We have new upgrades for our guests, to ensure an amazing experience during your stay at Hotel Congress. *Bike Program - We now have bicycles that our guests are able to check out to explore Tucson during their stay! We recommended guests to bike the Santa Cruz River Trail, and the Train Trail behind Maynards Market and Kitchen. Let us help you explore Downtown Tucson in a new way! *Snacks from local vendors - Enjoy some treats from our local vendors. Every room has a tray filled with a variety of snacks that are available to purchase. We have: Cactus candy, Rbar Energy Bar, Spunlight Cotton Candy, Green Valley pecans, Essentia Ionized Water, POPPED Artisan Popcorn, Cerreta Candy Co., and the Kobito Hangover and Love Kits. *Guest Room Internet - We now provide super high speed wireless Internet in our guest rooms that is 10x faster than before! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Historic Hotel Congress

Address: 311 E Congress St, Tucson, AZ 85701-1811
Region: United States > Arizona > Tucson
Price Range: ₹ 6,022 - ₹ 8,967 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Historic Hotel Congress 2.5*
Number of rooms: 40
Also Known As:
Congress Hotel Tucson
Hotel Style:
#2 Green Hotel in Tucson
#33 Romantic Hotel in Tucson
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“For a quieter room, choose the back of the hotel”
 of 5 bubbles ChrisT990, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“"Stayed by the Cactus Deck and was very quiet"”
 of 5 bubbles sdix0n, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Don't stay over the night club - the area was busy even on a Tuesday night!”
 of 5 bubbles 692cindyl, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Read the Hotels web site including the history of the place.”
 of 5 bubbles tomg567, 11 Dec 2016 | Read review
“the opposite end to the live music and preferably facing congress road and not the station.”
 of 5 bubbles 356mike, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
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