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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

This hotel is an awesome. It's vintage and comfortable. They have an great staff, Ricardo P. Was especially a kind and helpful. He mad sure we were happy and well taken care of. Great place for the price.

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Used as pre cruise and post cruise stop, we have been to Miami for a number of years and passed this place a lot of times, first time we have stayed here and I have to say we were pleasantly surprised, service was great as was our room, we had an issue with our card on our return leg but...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

My boyfriend and I stay at The Clay Hotel and it was wonderful. I like the fact it was in the middle of everything. You can walk down to the beach and ocean. I like the fact that there clubs around as well. Mimi and the front desk was awesome and she is so wonderful. Mimi help us book the...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

The best location. Close to Miami Beach downtown, 5 mins walking to the beach. Airport express bus stop is two blocks away. At the beach you have lay chairs, umbrella and towels provided by the hotel. Check in was fast and early thanks to Fiorella. Breakfast was great too - you won't be hungry for sure 😉 By showing your...

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Poole, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely hotel, very accommodating with complimentary water and coffees. Its not luxury as the price suggest but it's clean. The bedrooms are small but again clean with a really nice ensuite. It's in the middle of lively restaurants so don't expect quiet but that didn't affect our stay. Breakfast is simple continental just a short walk down the road, happy...

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Dear Glennslade, Thank you so much for the fair review. We are well on our way to becoming a luxury property soon due to the renovation taking place. Thank you for acknowledging the energy Espanola way has to offer and glad to see that didn’t affect your stay. Please contact me on your next visit, I would be more than...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

Historic and cozy, clean and comfortable hotel with in a central hub for shopping, restaurants and the beach; pleasant, helpful and welcoming staff also nice amenities at the beach. Mimi at the front office was very charming, accommodating and resourceful she went the extra mile for me and I was very pleased with her service, I would definitely recommend this...

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Dear Jackie Thank you and it was our pleasure to have you stay with us! Mimi is definitely and asset and tour team goes above and beyond. Review such as yours ensures us that we are headed in the right direction in terms of service. Thank you once again and please come visit us again soon! Kindest Regards, Christian Dobao...

Cape Coral, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago

Extremly disappointed in our stay in December 2016. Loved what the outside of the hotel looked like, but our room smelled of mold, so we asked to be moved. We moved further down and the room still smelled of mold, but was tolerable. We noticed that trash bags were piled everywhere outside of the hotel about 30' high! Not very...

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The Clay H, General Manager at The Clay Hotel, responded to this review

Please accept my apologies for for your displeasure with your most recent stay. This is not an excuse but between our haste to complete the renovation of 30 rooms and the complications created by the holidays where we were not able to have our construction trash removed added to an already hectic holiday period. In general our staff has been...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I loved this hotel, the staff is very good and friendly. Natalia is very helpfully. I recommend it. The location is very good too. It is perfect. I was there on December 2016 for new year eve. The Epanola Av. is very good to eat and drink. The Oh! Mexico restaurant is very good too.

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Dear Guest, Thanks for the amazing review and Happy New Year! Yes, it was definitely an exciting time when you stayed with us, and we are so happy you were able to enjoy yourself. I will share your wonderful comments you shared with Natalia. Kindest Regards, Christian Dobao Front Office Manager The Clay Hotel 1438 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach, FL...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A piece of history. Used to be Al Capone's joint, and you can still feel the mid-20th century feel in this old South Beach hotel. Still good prices, even though it;s been increased with the recent renovation. Made friends at the breakfast room. Pick a bedroom in the back, it's quieter on the other side of Espanola.

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Thank Emmanuelle L
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Dear Emmanuelle, Thank you for such a charming review. Our building definitively has interesting history. Glad to see you made some friends during breakfast! We hope to see you next year, we know you will enjoy the new renovations. Kindest Regards, Christian Dobao Front Office Manager The Clay Hotel 1438 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139 Phone: 305-534-2988 Fax: 305-673-0346

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived late and had to pay an outrageous valet fee to have the car parked "who knows where." We trudged down the dirt and paved sidewalk to the stairs that led to the part of the hotel that was our room. Then UP the stairs with our luggage to our room. Once we get there, our room is overlooking...

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Dear Guest, So sorry that you did not enjoy your stay with us. The Clay Hotel was built in 1923 and although this charming unique hotel has undergone several renovations since then, we still lack the comforts of elevators and easy room access. Espanola Way "restaurant row" is currently undergoing a 3 million dollar renovation that is nearly complete. However...

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Additional Information about The Clay Hotel

Address: 1438 Washington Ave, South Beach, Miami Beach, FL 33139-4110
Region: United States > Florida > Miami Beach
Price Range: €119 - €244 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Clay Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 130
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“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
“The opposite side of española way”
 of 5 bubbles mpianca, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
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