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The Clay Hotel

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1438 Washington Avenue, South Beach, Miami Beach, FL 33139
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The location of the hotel compared to the price is amazing. Lots of amazing food on Espanola Way (which is right on the doorstep) and the hotel is five blocks from Ocean Drive. The beach is a 2 minute walk away also. Lots going on around. The room was spacious enough for me and it was clean. The only issue... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A good central location. The rooms are small and perfunctory. This is a no frills hotel but my husband and I still spent three good nights here as apart of our honeymoon. Its a shame there is no pool.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I stayed here for a day. This hotel is situated in the city center. If you are a foodie, this place is a heaven as it is situated in the Spanish street. The hotel is very old but maintained very well. There is no elevator and even though the front desk is at the road side you actually have to... More 

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Orange, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is right in the middle of South Beach. The staff was very courteous and helpful, we would have like a pool but we were there only one night. The rooms are small but all we did was sleep there. The breakfast was nothing to write home about and they were really understaffed. I felt sorry for the girl... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at this hotel for 4 days and I had a pleasant stay. I figured out that I could just park my car on the street myself instead of paying damn near $30 per night to park. The hotel offered free breakfast but I am clearly not an early riser. The restaurant inside the hotel was excellent and the... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Clay hotel is not nearby the beach and its located just beside the city roads. It's very noisy and breakfast is worst. Rooms are small, very old furniture's and not well maintained. Very poor room service. Not a very good place to stay.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We loved the hotel!The check in was very smooth,fast.The room was very clean and remodel.For us was the perfect size room,3 of us.Th location was just perfect,just 5 minutes from the beach.We stayed for 4 nights.There were restaurants all over the place,very nice.Even if the hotel was on a busy street,Espaniola Way,in the room was very quiet.I'll stay at this... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

First of all.. It may have been great in it's hayday when Al Capone stayed here, but the clay hotel has nothing to make me go back. The photos on their website of what the rooms look like are misleading, housekeeping comes every other day, my credit card was charged before we checked in. All in all a terrible place... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Hotel was nice, rooms were clean. Nothing fancy about it, but it met our needs. Air contition was too loud, so we had to turn it on and off during the whole night. (Too hot - too loud...) Valet parking took quite a while, but as we weren't in a hurry, it was alright. The location of the hotel was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

We are in our 50's. The hotel looked better in person than in the pictures. It is an older hotel that has character and history. The service was excellent and we were able to get into a room early. The room was clean and the bathroom looked like it was recently upgraded. Our 2nd floor room was half a block... More 

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