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Reviewed January 9, 2006

I really had a terrible time at this hotel, the first room we were shown to was filthy and smelled so we complained and got a slightly cleaner room, but there was syringes on top of the bathroom cabinet and the toilet over flowed twice. We had to chase down housekeeping at 5pm one evening to get fresh towels and... More 

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Reviewed December 26, 2005

My fiance and I are truly budget travelers and we stayed at Clay Hotel after living in Costa Rica for over a year. After hearing complaints about how poor the service was, we didn't have high expectations, but were pleasantly surprised. We got excellent service and it was the perfect location. It was a little loud at night, but what... More 

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Reviewed December 25, 2005

My boyfriend and I stayed at the Clay from 12/3 - 12/10/. I cannot say enough good things about this hotel. We were traveling on a budget and by getting such an economical hotel room, it allowed us to use our money in other ways. The staff is very personable and helpful (i.e. giving directions, scheduling the cab to the... More 

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Reviewed November 28, 2005

Great location, nice staff but terrible dirty rooms! We had a mouse in our room! After complaining we got another room right above a restaurant/club so that we could not sleep because they played real loud music until 5 in the morning.

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Reviewed November 14, 2005

WARNING!! DO NOT STAY HERE!!! I was in this hotel last week.. and I had 2 purses with me, one had all my cash around $3,000 and the other was empty. I accidentally took the wrong bag and went to the mall, I discovered the mistake and went back quickly to find my cash STOLEN!!! ALL OF ITTT!! the hotel... More 

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Reviewed November 13, 2005

my husband & i stayed @ the clay from Nov 9 -13th. We had a really good experience there. When checking hotels in south beach you get either really high end - or really crap hotels. THe clay was perfect! I'll be honest when we first walked into our room - i had some doubts because it didn't look like... More 

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Reviewed October 29, 2005

My boyfriend a I stayed at the Clay Hotel in July for a couple of days. The hotel room was clean and very nice - and cheap in comparison with all the other places we had a look at. What intrigued me most was the excellent service and helpful manners of the staff, since we needed a letter mailed to... More 

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Reviewed October 17, 2005

My boyfriend and i stayed at Clay hotel for 8 nights in july. We had a great time. As others has mentioned in their reviews this hotel is close to everything. The beach is very nice - but renting chairs and umbrellas is rather expencive - over $20 for 2 chairs and a umbrella - but it's nice to have....... More 

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Reviewed October 3, 2005

Reasonable, clean and the best possible location in South Beach.Loved this hotel-its exterior was gorgeous-old-style Spanish Villa and Espanola Way was constantly buzzing without being as in-your-face and noisy as Ocean Drive.That said, Ocean Drive, Collins Avenue and the Beach are all just a stone's throw away, as is the great atmosphere of Lincoln Avenue. The room was a good... More 

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Reviewed August 2, 2005

Location was great!!!!! Right in the middle of the entire south beach scene, EVERYTHING is within walking distance. No frills room with fridge and working A/C, no bugs, room cleaned daily. Awesome restaurants (Try Tapas!!!), bars, and shops right outside. If you're discerning but open minded this is the place for you!!!! If you're discerning and snobby, try the Loews... More 

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Address: 1438 Washington Avenue, South Beach, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Location: United States > Florida > Miami Beach
Price Range: $97 - $301 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Clay Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 130
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“If you prefer a quieter room, choose one on the courtyard side instead of street side.”
 of 5 bubbles nnorthpalmbeach, 1 week ago | Read review
“The opposite side of española way”
 of 5 bubbles mpianca, Sep 27, 2016 | Read review
“Noisy everywhere. If you have any health issues, I suggest you request a room on the 2nd floor because of the stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles teresitag2013, Sep 26, 2016 | Read review
“There are four buildings to chose from. Chose the one furthest from Espanola Way.”
 of 5 bubbles craigandnorma, Sep 5, 2016 | Read review
“in order to avoid loud noises, don't get a room towards the restaurant street”
 of 5 bubbles 404dami_nf, Aug 10, 2016 | Read review
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