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Malmo, Sweden
Reviewed May 4, 2006

Well, we got room 134 (twin bedroom w shared bath)on first floor, facing the street at first. We're nonsmokers, and the rooms had clearly had it's share of in-room smoking, som it kinda smelled of old smoke, as it was probably in the walls, carpets and so on. Air conditioning sounded like a loud vacuum cleaner, and what good is...

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Montreal
Reviewed May 2, 2006

The Clay Hotel was perfect for the price!! Friendly staff, clean public areas and rooms. Location is excellent, 2 blocks from the beach and the Ocean Drive... Plus, all the nightclubs are on Washington street, so just a 5 minute walk will bring you to the hottest clubs in SoBe. If you wish to go down at the nikki beach...

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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed April 10, 2006

I arrived after a two-day bus ride at 7 am in the morning and the front desk crew were very helpful and very cheery. They let me freshen up upstairs, stored my bags, and got me a room as quickly as they could. All the staff I encountered were very polite, helpful, and very knowledgeable about the city. They had...

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Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed April 6, 2006

I stayed at the Clay last year for a few nights before we went on a cruise out of Miami. Altho it is very basic, our room was clean, cool and comfortable. I really liked the chill out area at the top of the stairs and the little balony looking out over the street. They had a super little street...

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Omaha, Nebraska
1 review
5 helpful votes
Reviewed March 20, 2006

I don't know what people are complaining about in regards to The Clay. Maybe some of the private rooms are nicer than others. I didn't see any of the hostel dorm rooms because I stayed in one of the private rooms with my boyfriend for five nights last week (March 13-18), but I can say with complete honesty that our...

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Finland
Reviewed March 20, 2006

The room was very basic but clean with good location and that's all we needed. Espanola Way is a nice and also safe street with restaurants, shops and bars and you only have to walk 5 minutes to get to the beach. I preferred to stay a bit further away from the buzz of the Ocean Drive and I don't...

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GA
Reviewed March 5, 2006

If you are looking to save money this is your place if you want to share your room with mosquitos. The carpets are worn & nasty. In one of the three rooms we rented the bathroom floor was caving in & covered with a rug. We didn't feel safe returning to our rooms via the dark alley with abandoned bldgs....

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New York City
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Reviewed March 2, 2006

We stayed for 5 days at the Clay hotel in a semi-private room (shared the bathroom). We called ahead and asked for a quiet room and were completely satisfied. Our room was clean and quiet, the maid came every day. We never had a problems with the shared bathroom. We did have bad TV reception, but when we complained to...

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Reviewed February 18, 2006

After spending a couple of nights in a dorm room the hotel room seemed like luxury! Where the dorm was cramped,even by dorm standards, the room was spacious and very clean and above all quiet! Dont expect any real luxury but for the price its excellent. The staff at reception were extremely friendly and helpful, much more so than i...

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Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed February 12, 2006

The clay hotel was a lovely place to stay... We stayed 8 nights in a double room and really enjoyed.... It s very close to the beach and to the supermarket if u need anything. The staff was nice and espanola way is gorgeous...especially durieng the week end with the market. it is the perfect place for somebody who wants...

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Additional Information about The Clay Hotel

Address: 1438 Washington Avenue, South Beach, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Location: United States > Florida > Miami Beach
Price Range: $119 - $287 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Clay Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 130
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“I might request a 2nd floor room in the future, just so it is less stairs to go up and down.”
 of 5 bubbles jenisej, 1 week ago | Read review
“Ask for a room that's NOT next to Espinoza Way.”
 of 5 bubbles ferrerface, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Building 5 is noisy until 3 am.”
 of 5 bubbles coryl366, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“I beleive all the rooms have a single queen bed, not sure whether there are twin beds.”
 of 5 bubbles 516AnnH, Jan 18, 2017 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles Jackie072011, Jan 6, 2017 | Read review
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