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New York
Reviewed 4 April 2010

I was in Miami for a conference and on a tight budget, and this hotel came recommended, I guess because it's walking distance from the convention center. The staff were nice enough. However, the room was tiny and had just a bed and a TV, no chair or closet to hang clothes. The carpet was so old and grey I...

Thank ginger52619
Burnham-On-Sea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 March 2010

Stayed here for 4 days at the beginning of our trip. Cheap and great location for a bargain price!! Loads of bars and resturants near and just a few blocks from the beach, also the staff were nice and helpful. They had computers you are able to use for only a dollar. Would recommend to anyone.

Thank Whltravel
Reviewed 22 March 2010

Walking distance to south beach 8mins, close to cafe's and bars rooms are small but clean. you dont spend much time in them (because the beach is so close) great italian restaurant right outside bonapatite

Thank LhcAustralia
Reviewed 20 March 2010

When we arrived the room had not been cleaned. There were towels and dirty linens thrown about. It also had a funny smell. We went out for a bit and it was cleaned by the time we returned. It was still pretty musty smelling and not very clean, but it was cheap and in a good location so we thought...

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Millinocket, Maine
Reviewed 2 March 2010

The Clay Hotel is old and knowing that we were not surprised that it had no elevator and the water had to run for several minutes before it was hot. Also, spotlessly clean was not possible. However, we loved the place. The location couldn't be any better for the price with an easy walk to everything of interest in South...

Thank Weatherbeast
Boston MA
Reviewed 22 February 2010

The Clay has a great location, on a charming little side street right off Washington, lined with sidewalk cafes. That is where the upside ends. The lobby, which has an Old Miami Beach feel, is not connected to the rest of the hotel...which in fact is NOT a hotel, but a dorm-style hostel, which is cool, if that's all you...

Thank richardhk3
Reviewed 11 February 2010

If you want atmosphere, history, a great location - you got it. The Clay has hostel accomodation (dorm-style) and different categories of rooms with privatze or semi-private baths. Some are a little worn, but that's part of the atmosphere. Rooms directly adjacent to Espanola Way can be noisy though.

Thank yohamburgo
Winfield, Kansas
Reviewed 9 February 2010

It was alright, the only bad part is it's right above one of the main strips, and it was an all night party. Kept me up for most of the night.

Thank NathanJ3
San Francisco
Reviewed 3 February 2010

Loved the local. Right in the middle of South Beach. Rooms were clean and simple. Street side is a little noisy. Valet guys kinda sketchy. But overall great value. Would totally stay there again.

Thank northernstar940
Reviewed 31 January 2010

My girlfriend and I stayed at the Clay for 6 nights over NYE 2009/10. I was a little disappointed at the small size of the rooms when I first arrived, but these thoughts were short-lived and we found them very adequate for our needs. The lack of Wi-Fi in the rooms was also frustrating, and it can be very noisy...

Thank MitchMelbAus

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Additional Information about The Clay Hotel

Address: 1438 Washington Avenue, South Beach, Miami Beach, FL 33139-4110
Region: United States > Florida > Miami Beach
Price Range: ₹ 8,645 - ₹ 17,631 (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 beleive all the rooms have a single queen bed, not sure whether there are twin beds.”
 of 5 bubbles 516AnnH, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Corner Rooms”
 of 5 bubbles Jackie072011, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Pick a room away from Espanola”
 of 5 bubbles 902emmanuellel, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
“My room faced Espanola Way so it was a little loud, but nothing out of the ordinary for Miami Beach.”
 of 5 bubbles SCC135, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“If you prefer a quieter room, choose one on the courtyard side instead of street side.”
 of 5 bubbles nnorthpalmbeach, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
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