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The Clay Hotel

2.0 of 5 1438 Washington Avenue, South Beach, Miami Beach, FL 33139
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 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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New York City, New York
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238 reviews 238 reviews
44 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Clay Hotel is centrally located in South Beach - easy walking distance to the beach, the Lincoln street and right on Espanola Way. The rooms are clean with all basic amenities - fridge, kettle, hairdryer, mini bar and so on. The bathroom was clean, although a little outdated. The only issues would be sleep quality - a few flashing... More

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Hollywood, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We went to South beach last weekend ;from Thursday night to Sunday. The hotel is in the center of south beach live; restaurants,night clubs famous in the world are around. However the rooms are perfect; peaceful and quiet, plus clean and modern. All for a great price. The building is a historical example of Hispanic architecture, located in a beautiful... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

But it didn't work well for us. We could hear the people above us and in the halls all night; there's a gap at the bottom of our room door. No chain lock or peephole on the doors; which made me nervous, although you do need a room key to get to the room area. Location was perfect for the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Clay Hotel has a great location, great staff, fun atmosphere, and Old World charm. Well worth a stay with flavor! A quick walk to the beach, shops, variety of restaurants, and the Holocaust Memorial (a must see).

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Annandale, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The room was small but spotless. Th bathroom was nice, the shower was very nice. The location was good, although Espanola Way is a huge tourist trap. But the price was awesome! for South beach, it was amazing. I would happily stay there again.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pleasantly surprised by the Clay Hotel, excellent value for money. Perfect location for south beach, ocean drive, Art Deco district. Room was clean, nice bathroom. Hair dryer, fridge, microwave, air con, safe and takeaway breakfast package. Friendly, helpful staff. Perfect for our 3 night short stay.

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Bronx, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

The Clay hotel was just ok. I think the price is a little high for them to not have elevators, and only one mirror in the bathroom, not even full legth (I stayed in a double, with three other women...oh joy). When we checked in, the concierge told us to call if we needed anything, but every request we made,... More

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

Please come back as our guest and see what you think of our NEW updated rooms. We have been listening. Our new rooms have walk-in tiled showers, pillow-top beds, relaxing color palette, wrapped room soundproofing including windows and exterior balcony doors, plush cushioned carpets, new cherry hardwood furniture including desk & chair, strong wi-fi in every room and more ....Many... More

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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

If you want a great location to stay to visit South Beach at a modest price, this is it. Right at the corner of Espanola way where you'd find lots of street side restaurants. 2 blocks from the beach and Ocean Dr and 2 blocks from Lincoln pedestrian mall. Free wifi. Because South Beach hotels are very expensive, don't expect... More

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Lyndhurst, New Jersey
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

THE CLAY is a hidden treasure in South Beach Located on Espenola' Way and Washington St. its has a mediteranean/caribean charm as detailed by the paintings on the stucco walls throughout the hotel. its location on espanola only enhances your stay which is clean and convienient. the shops boutiques and eating on espanola are top notch ..you are within walking... More

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

Thank You for writing about your 20 years of experience at our hotel. You are one of our Very Cherished Long Term Guests and we want to recognize you as a truly special Friend. You may be happy to know that we recently updated several wings without losing any of the architectural details and we have restored all of the... More

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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I had a great stay. The hotel overcharged my credit card and I received a refund fast. The location was great, room was great and the food at the downstairs restaurant was delicious. I would stay there again and the location wasn't too far from the beach but it was more than a five minute walk.

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Address: 1438 Washington Avenue, South Beach, Miami Beach, FL 33139
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Location: United States > Florida > Miami Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — The Clay Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 130
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