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The Clay Hotel

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
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It was perfectly located in the heart of South Beach, everything is in 5 minutes walk from there. However it smelled bad in the building and unfortunately in the room as well and the breakfast was very pour. Also the bed was too soft, if one of us was moving, the other moved as well. But overall a very good... More 

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Jupiter, Florida
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7 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My husband and I just stayed here last night. It was a perfect place to stay due to its location to everything. After reading other reviews I requested a "quiet" room if possible when I checked in. They easily obliged and gave us room 310. As others have stated there are no elevators. But this wasn't really an issue for... More 

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Austin, Texas
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The Clay Hotel is great. It is old, quaint, warm, and inviting. Great Location and friendly, helpful staff.I had the Queen Room/. It was clean and comfortable. Bed was good. Nice bathroom. I had a small Keurig with coffee and tea, refrigerator and microwave. Everything was clean and worked well. Nice TV. Not a lot of channels but decent variety.... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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11 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As other people have already mentioned, this location is EVERYTHING. The Clay is steps from all the eating places on Espanola Way, a couple blocks from Dream Nightclub, 2 blocks to the beach, and 3 blocks from Lincoln Road Mall. I was with a group of 9 ladies and we had 2 suites. The people at the desk were kind... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

great locale on the corner of Espanola and Washington. Old style art deco hotel in the spirit of old Miami beach. Great restaurants and atmosphere on Espanola. Don't expect fancy large rooms....good for 2 people occupancy max. simple but clean rooms with air conditioning and the usual needs. Only complaint is the noise levels; restaurants close up around midnight, so... More 

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Roanoke, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like to stay in places with character, then this is the place for you. Completely renovated historic hotel on Espanola Way. No elevators but the staff will help with your bags. You can have a room in the heart of the action of Espanola Way and hear the beat of the music from the sidewalk cafes until the... More 

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ClayHotel, Manager at The Clay Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Chris S. for your feedback ! We highly value all of your comments and suggestions. :) In order to preserve The Clay Hotel’s historic value, we do not have elevators, however we do have our cheerful bellmen always ready to assist all our guests with luggage’s . Located right on Espanola Way, you have the opportunity to experience... More 

Newcastle, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
13 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

2nd time iv stayed here and location is the best 2 blocks from beach. Restaurant and bars on door step. Lincoln mall few blocks down. Staff here helpful ....chris in particular this time. We had prob with are booking. Through 3rd party and he sorted it out. Room have been refurbished since here last. If you dont like late nights... More 

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ClayHotel, Manager at The Clay Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for all your positive feedback heavenholiday ! We are very pleased to hear you have chosen us a second time and continue to enjoy our services. We take much pride in our optimal location and couldn’t be happier you also enjoyed all Espanola Way has to offer. We do apologize for issue you mention with booking agency, but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband, friend & 3 children stayed in 2 rooms for 40 nights. Wish we could have stayed longer. The front desk, bellmen, housekeeping & maintenance staff are so friendly, responsive & helpful. The rooms & baths are NEW in an elegant old world charming hotel & atmosphere. Wifi worked great. Breakfast was ok. Rooms were quiet...we couldn't hear any... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Clay is a great hotel, in a great location. Espenola Way is right outside with a heap of places to eat and drink at. The hotel is nice and comfortable with very friendly and helpful staff. Everything from the beach, to ocean drive is only a short step away. My only issue was a slight smell of damp/mould in... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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39 reviews 39 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The clay Hotels is not a A+ place , but the location is the must, you can walk to the beach and to around South beach, you don~t need a car to go dinner or party time. Its a clean and safe place!! it´s not a kids place

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