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Bloomington Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2005

We stayed at the Clay Hotel for a girls weekend. We were worried that the hostel aspect would make the hotel run down...quite the contrary. The Clay is beautiful and well kept. It's no Ritz, but for those traveling on the cheap who want a good location, you can't get better. The staff friendly and the rooms were clean. The... More 

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Brooklyn, NY
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2005

I stayed at the Clay Hotel for 6 nights. My stay was pretty much what I expected for the price. I loved the room location in so far as it faced Espanola Way-I didn't like the fact that I had to carry my bags up 3 flights of stairs as there are no elevators. There were absolutely no frills-no amenities... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2005

During our trip in Miami we stayed in a few hotels and this was undoubtedly our favourite! It's location is fantastic- Espanola Way with its great bars and restaurants being a highlight. The staff were VERY FRIENDLY (rare in Miami!!) and very helpful-they advised us for example on cinemas, bars and clubs. The price of the room was reasonable and... More 

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Pflugerville, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2005

After reading web reviews, we booked this hotel for one basic reason: budget pricing. We got that, and more. If your goal is to see south beach and not spend time in your room, yet have a clean, quaint place to stay with excellent eateries near your lodging . . . this is the place. The Clay is not located... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2005

I stayed at the Clay last Febr. for the first time. I had a private room and bathroom. It was very clean and confortable and for a good price. The guest are young and it's close to everything in South Beach. You can walk to the beach, clubs or shops. Teriffic place. I am going back to the Clay Hotel... More 

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Oakland, CA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2005

This is a very good place to stay if you are on a budget. We did not stay very long, but we were pleased with the location. We rented a room with a shared bathroom. That was unusual, as you have to make sure you lock the OTHER door to the bathroom before you go about your business, then remembber... More 

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Rochester, NY
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2005

We stayed at the Clay Hotel for three nights for the Miami boat show in February 2005. We found the Clay Hotel to be as adverstised. Our private room was large and clean and well tended. There is no special decor. The location was just a few blocks from the convention center and two blocks from the beach. The staff... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2005

Excellent location, charming building, terrific price. I stayed in a private room with an adorable balcony looking right over Espanola Way. Lots of ethnic shops and restaurants, walk to beach, good public transportion. Friendly staff. Rooms are clean, with TV, ceiling fan and air conditioning. WARNING: If your room is facing the street, it is VERY noisy at night! Lots... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2005

we had a hostel room with 4 twin beds (2 bunk beds), a decent sized minifridge, and a sparkling clean bathroom. Great place for spring breakers, Great prices, great location! Be careful ladies: if you're in the hostel, the entrance is in an alley which is gorgeous during the day while businesses are open, but not so hot at night,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2005

For those people that complain about the Clay Id suggest them to go to another Hotel and pay the $250 minimun rate for South Beach. Of course the Rooms are small and the building is a little bit old, however if you have any problem at all with the room you contact the Front Desk and asking nicely you will... More 

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Additional Information about The Clay Hotel

Address: 1438 Washington Ave, South Beach, Miami Beach, FL 33139-4110
Location: United States > Florida > Miami Beach
Price Range: $97 - $275 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Clay Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 130
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