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Funky old hotel

We like to grab a beer and a snack in the patio out back. Sometimes there is live mucus. A great... read more

Reviewed March 13, 2018
ancientmoods
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Thunder Bay, Canada
Nice place for lunch!

We came for lunch and sat on the patio. Good service and great food. Well almost great food. There... read more

Reviewed November 8, 2016
julielp
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Bloomington, Minnesota
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13 Mar 2018
“Funky old hotel”
3 weeks ago
“Definately a great time!”
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great place to hang out! They were playing retro music, when we went, and drinks were served quickly and the bar tender was very friendly.

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Reviewed March 13, 2018

We like to grab a beer and a snack in the patio out back. Sometimes there is live mucus. A great place to people watch.

Thank ancientmoods
Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

My wife has a residency/work card and a foreign drivers license. Everywhere downtown excepts either/both of these IDs, but Hotel Congress doesn’t. Until hey abandon these racist policies, we won’t be going back (despite loving the drinks and music), and if you care about individual...More

Thank Hoosfan104
Reviewed November 8, 2016 via mobile

We came for lunch and sat on the patio. Good service and great food. Well almost great food. There is a lot of history in the hotel and you can read about Dillinger and how he was involved in the hotel. Looks like a great...More

Thank julielp
Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

I have been going to Hotel Congress every week for several months for my weekly Meet Me at Maynard's event, and also at night with friends for food and drinks. This place remains one of the 2 hotels downtown Tucson, both historic. Pretty soon a...More

Thank Laurence L
Reviewed July 30, 2016

This place has some of the best small name bands in Tucson with nation wide acts. Whether the show is indoors our out crowds are young and often dancing, mostly outside. The indoor music room is small but intimate. Hot in summer expect to sweat...More

Thank agmtb
Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

We came for an amazing show and had a really fun night here. Staff was friendly and helpful. The lobby is really cool and interesting.

Thank loxodrome
Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Sat outside in the courtyard which was a nice setting in the evening air. This is a famous place for its Location and history. The steaks were expensive but disappointed as they were char grilled to an inch of their lives on the outside. We...More

Thank JP070766
Reviewed May 2, 2016

If your into Ginger & Moscow Mules this is THE place for you. Our group of eight loved them and couldn't stop talking about the fresh Ginger in the drink. Interesting building with historical ties. Apparently Dillenger was captured here.

Thank Polette G
Reviewed April 28, 2016

I had the occasion to visit all of the Congress bars due to special events during a long stay in town. I was there about six times. One consistent experience, it is nearly impossible to get a beer or drink. Even if the bar is...More

Thank robi32
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