Affordable Boutique Style On Española Way

A soul-stirring South Beach icon, The Clay Hotel is a Spanish Mediterranean boutique hotel retreat tucked amid the charming sidewalk cafes and intimate restaurants of celebrated Española Way. Just two blocks from the beach, this 135-room gem delights guests with its historic architecture, surprisingly affordable style and easy beach access with complimentary beach lounge chairs ready and waiting on 15th and 16th Streets.

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Walking Distance

to the Best of South Beach

  • The Clay Hotel & Española Way
  • Lincoln Road Mall (5 min)
  • South Beach (2 blocks)
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5 Reasons to Stay With Us

You Value Service Above All Else

From the smiling bellman who totes your bags to the insider tips (and exclusive discounts) to our favorite neighborhood restaurants, cafes and gelato shops, The Clay makes customer service a top priority.

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You Adore Sidewalk Cafes

With its romantic Spanish Colonial architecture, lush foliage and sidewalks dotted with café umbrellas, Española Way feels as if it’s been plucked from a European village and dropped squarely in South Beach.

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You Believe In Beach Days

And so do we. As a guest of The Clay, you’ll enjoy complimentary beach chairs, chaises, umbrellas and towels. Best of all, the beach is just two short blocks from our front door – what could be easier!

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You Have A Soft Spot For Art and Architecture

We filled our historic Spanish Mediterranean-style hotel with more than 30 works by Cuban landscape painter Pedro Amador, who spent two years in residence and left a lasting impression.

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You Love A Good Time

When you stay at The Clay, you’re steps from lively bars, sidewalk cafes, gelato shops and eclectic restaurants serving all manner of global cuisine. And as our guest, you’ll enjoy 15% at some of our all-time favorites.

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Enhance Your Clay Stay

A Spicy Summer Night On South Beach

A Spicy Summer Night On South Beach

Miami days are hot and Miami nights, even hotter! Let your perfect evening unfold right here in The Clay Hotel's historic lobby. After congregating and catching up with your crew, step out onto Española Way and be greeted by a warm tropical breeze as you stroll the pedestrian-friendly sidewalks along the street. The festive ambiance and infectious energy of the city will have your heart skipping along to the Latin beats of each place you pass by.

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"Clay Hotel was my choice again"

You just can't go wrong choosing the Clay Hotel....Everything is convenient...Nice size rooms at an affordable rate and most important clean...Will be back again... My go to hotel for South Beach.. Love it..
Garett B

“Great location for the price”

It was a good experience with this hotel. We stayed for five nights. The price was considerable for what they offered and the location was the best. If you don't want to spend money with taxi you can book this hotel.
Carla B


This is an amazing, extraordinary place to stay with your spouse or friends. Nice & clean rooms, lovely service.. Perfect atmosphere! Good prices, great food.. Excellent location! I recomend this and will visit again soon

“Quick weekend trip”

Great location with great atmosphere. Breakfast was a nice option and there were many wonderful restaurants in the area. Loved being able to walk everywhere. We arrived late and the staff was very accommodating.