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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Stayed here one night pre-cruise. Staff was friendly on checking. Note they do not accept cash. Credit cards only. The "Clay" is actually 5 different buildings. So if staying with a large group see if they can put you in the same building. We stayed on the main building. Room 101 Room was small but for one night was fine....

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Warning No Elevator! Not handicapped friendly. A full block of hotel with steep stairs to get to your room. The hotel is are remodeling. Outside street is all torn up. It's hard to go to your room. Must go through construction. Staff with bend over backwards to help you. We had problems with reservations. They say it's against law for...

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Thank Susan R
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Dear Susan, Thanks for taking the time to write the review, we appreciate your feedback. I would like to take a moment to make you aware that The Clay Hotel is a historic building with 2 floors only. We have a bellman ready to assist at all times with luggage. There is construction taking place at reasonable times since we...

Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

So i stayed for 4days in the clay hotel. It is located one blocks from the beach. It was convenient to have dinner cuz there were so many restaurant near the hotel. The service for customer was amazing. If you need something or have trouble, staffs will be there for you for 24 hours. For my case, my flight to...

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Dear Guest, Amazing review thank you so much! Mimi and Nini will be thrilled to see they made a difference in your stay. Our staff committed to providing only the best in guest services. Great to see we were able to accommodate you with the late check out. Please come visit us again soon! Kindest Regards, Christian Dobao Front Office...

Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

This hotel is perfect. It has good services I would like to recommend to anyone who would like to visit Miami and the good thing the hotel is near by the Miami South beach. There're also plenty of restaurants around the hotel and also the hotel does provide the coupons for discounts of each meals in the restaurants near by.

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Dear Guest, Great to see you enjoyed you stay! Welcome to the land of restaurants, Espanola way definitely offers a great variety. Thanks for complementing our guest service staff. We hope to see you next year! 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 Email: christian@clayhotel.com

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Nice location! Complementary "to go breakfast" even though I don't know why they are not changing the toasters at the breakfast area. Is always a line there to toast the bread. The toasters are old, slow.and not properly working. They always have a very poor internet connection. Very bad if you are in a business trip. Staff is excellent. They...

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Dear Arlinda, Thank you for taking the time to write the review. Reviews such as yours are important and we definitely appreciate your feedback. I will go ahead and share your comments with staff & and managers that oversee our breakfast. However, thank you for the kind comments regarding the front desk staff. Please note that we do have chairs...

Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed here in Nov 2017 with my partner for 2 nights. Disasterously, we managed to leave a phone in the room safe and did not realise this until about a week later. The staff found the phone and were kind enough to post this to us in the UK. Christian at the front desk even shopped around for the best...

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Dear Abigail, Wow! Thank you so much it was an absolute pleasure to assist! As much as love to see my staff mentioned on reviews, it’s great to see my name mentioned as well. Thank you for that and for recognizing the level of service we provide here at The Clay Hotel. Please come back soon, maybe next time you...

Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The hotel is a block and a half away from the beach on Espanola Way. At check in they made us pay for a daily $16 fee (which I wonder why they don't include it in the total price when paying in advance, not sure why they make you pay there). It included breakfast and the possibility to use beach...

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Dear Luzrossi, Thank you for the fair review, however all of my staff members should be providing the same level of service. Your review will be shared with the staff to ensure consistency. I would like to take moment to explain how the resort fee works. The reason we do not charge the resort fee upfront is because many things...

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A beautiful, clean historic Art Deco hotel in the heart pf South Beach. At under $200/night in Miami's high season, it is a great value. The foyer presents a tropical feel with expansive archways and dark wood. The graceful, wide stairway has inlaid tile and windows at the landing have equsitie painted motifs on the glass. Our room was not...

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Dear Ann, So happy to see that we will be “the new go-to hotel” for you!! You did an amazing job in describing out hotel thank you. It sounds like you might have been in one of our newly renovated rooms, if this was the case I do have to make you aware that the new rooms will not have...

Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed here for two nights before our cruise. Perfect location, 5-10 minute walk to Lincoln Road Mall and only 5 minutes to the beach. The staff were very friendly and attentive, and the room was clean (but very bright as everything was white) The only downfall was breakfast, this was very basic and not even in the same building....

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Dear Guest Kayleigh, Thank for taking the time to write the review, we appreciate the feedback. We definitely have the best location, right in the heart of South Beach. Just to take moment to clarify, our breakfast is advertised as a light continental breakfast. It sounds like you had a good stay, and great to see that you would recommend...

Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I love this hotel. My girl and I were so happy with RIcardo, Edgar and Natalia -- very accommodating and kind. The noise is pretty loud, especially on holidays and weekends, but you should expect that - you're in Miami South Beach! The best part is this place is modern and in the middle of everything - no car necessary!

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Thank Justin K
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Dear Justin, Thanks for the good review! Yes, South Beach can be quite energetic, lots of energy and atmosphere. Tourist and visitors do come for that reason, and thank you for pointing that out. Thank you for the kind comments regarding my staff. Some of our rooms have been renovated with more of a modern flare, we expect to be...

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Address: 1438 Washington Avenue, South Beach, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Region: United States > Florida > Miami Beach
Price Range: £103 - £208 (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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