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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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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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62 reviews 62 reviews
15 hotel reviews
150 helpful votes 150 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an excellent place to stay if visiting South Beach. Convenient walk to the beach, Lincoln Rd, Ocean Drive, etc. The room was small but very clean and comfortable, and the fridge was helpful. The continental breakfast was appreciated.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I enjoyed the classic feel of the public rooms and the modern updates in our modest room. We asked for an interior room and had no issue with noise. Staff is friendly and helpful. Location is central -- making most of SOBE easily accessible. Very modest breakfast was included. Not fancy upscale but definitely good value. We'll... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The exterior is old and characteristic of the area. The inside is modern, clean and inviting. Friendly staff were helpful and informative. Just a short walk from the beach front and the amazing Art Deco hotels that line it. You must visit "The Carlylse" which was where scenes from the films 'Bad Boys' & 'The Birdcage' among others were filmed.

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Lethbridge
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13 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for two nights in November. It is on Espanola Way, lots of great restaurants with an international feel. The Mexican restaurant downstairs is pretty awesome (but expensive). Espanola Way is pretty loud, they play music morning and night. I did find that the hotel wasn't the cleanest, a few bugs were in our room. The floors definitely weren't... More 

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Naples, Florida
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

The Clay is located perfectly for a vacation or long weekend in South Miami Beach. Just 2 blocks from the beach via a beautiful beach access park. Espanola Way is just like a trip to a really fun Spanish village. The owner of the Clay Hotel also owns several outstanding restaurants on Espanola Way. Each is totally faithful to the... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The hotel is located 2 blocks away from Lincoln Rd and 2 blocks from the beach. You can Access to the hotel from the airport by bus.(150) The journye takes about 45 minutes and the rate is just usd 5. The room was really confortable with TV, minibar, safe box and very quiet. The hotel has 3 building and my... More 

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Orlando, Florida, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The Clay Hotel is located on Espanola Way, a quaint and very romantic 'Little Spain" street in the heart of South Beach, Miami. I believe this hotel is a great value and very beautiful. The rooms looked new and very well kept. The bathroom was sleek and clean and the views onto Espanola at night all lit up were breathtaking.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

This place sucks we wanted a double room we had to get 2 separate rooms you have to pay 20 a night for parking we get rooms by the smelly trash it's just horrible looks nothing like the pictures the floor is stained with white stuff looks unsafe.

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Tampa, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

You don't need to spend a fortune to enjoy the spirited life on South Beach. The Clay has been an institution there for many years, with its lovely craftsman façade and ceiling in carved and turned wood. The rooms extend off of Washington Street into the next block, an entertaining walk along Espanola Street, which has been closed to traffic... More 

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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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Clay Hotel Miami Beach
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#19 Best Value Hotel in Miami Beach

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