Where to stay in Miami - South Beach

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Staying in Miami Beach

If you plan to stay in Miami for more than one night and are looking for the real Miami, the one known from Hollywood movies, then there Miami's best area to sleep in is definitely Miami Beach, in particular South Beach (SoBe), the most famous and the liveliest in the city, with shops, restaurants and clubs for the evening.

The South Beach beach is beautiful, very wide and always clean, white sand and a crystal clear sea, with Caribbean colors.



South Beach is also easy to reach by public transport and can be easily reached on foot or by bicycle.

If you choose to stay in South Beach you will have at your fingertips the beautiful beaches, the picturesque and unique Art Deco District and the lively nightlife.

If you are not interested in the nightlife of South Beach and prefer a relaxing holiday on the beautiful beaches, in a quieter atmosphere and with more affordable prices, you will have to move further north of Miami Beach, to North Beach not to be confused with North Miami Beach which is a municipality located in the northern part of Miami-Dade County.

HOTEL A MIAMI BEACH

 

Best Hotel in South Beach

The Clay Hotel

1438 Washington Avenue, South Beach, Miami Beach, FL 33139, USA

This year for our trip between Costa Rica and Panama, we decided to do 2 days of stopover in Miami. Not having a car we chose to stay in the real Miami, South Beach, just to have everything close.

Obviously the prices in South Beach are quite high and it was not easy to find a Hotel in a good location at an affordable price, luckily we discovered the The Clay Hotel.



The price, compared to Miami beach standards, was great, about $ 100 per night, plus tax and a daily supplement.

The location was also fabulous in the center of South Beach, on Espanola Way, a beautiful street full of trendy bars and restaurants. The beach is very close, 5 minutes on foot.

The hotel reception is located in a building on Washington Avenue, between 14th and 15th streets, which can also be easily reached by bus from the airport.

Our room was located in a building one block from the hotel reception, even better because it was slightly detached from the premises.

Rooms at the The Clay Hotel, not very big but very clean and quiet, they are equipped with fridge, kettle, air conditioning, satellite TV, safe and wifi. The only thing to consider is that there is no elevator.

Breakfast, served on the ground floor of the building where the rooms are located, consists of a box with yogurt, a muffin and delicious biscuits, bread, butter and jam, fruit, tea or coffee and fruit juice inside.

Overall, I fully recommend The Clay Hotel, for the strategic location in a pleasant street, for the comfortable and clean rooms and for the price, hard to find better in South Beach.

Room tip: The hotel is under renovation, there may be rooms not yet renovated, when booking ask for a renovated room !!



Reach The Clay Hotel from Miami Airport by public transportation

Getting to Miami Beach from the airport is very simple:
At the third level, take the free elevated train MIA Move, when you arrive at the station go down the stairs and take the bus 150 which takes you to South Beach in about 30 minutes. The stop for The Clay Hotel is 13th.
The cost of the ticket is $ 2,60.


If you are planning a trip to Miami, or are passing through for a stopover, you may be wondering where to stay in Miami.

To better enjoy the stay in Miami, it is essential to choose the right area to stay. First of all, however, you will have to take into consideration some factors, such as the reason for the trip, how many days you will stay in Miami, the means of transport and the budget available.

For example, if you rent a car you will have more freedom in choosing where to sleep in Miami, being able to move more easily, however, make sure that your hotel has a parking space and check the cost.

If you are in transit in Miami for just one night you can take advantage of the affordable rates of the Hotel near the airport.

MIAMI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT HOTEL

 

For those looking for urban Miami, with financial districts, skyscrapers and breathtaking views, the best neighborhood to stay in Miami is Downtown.


HOTEL MIAMI DOWNTOWN

 

Staying in Miami Beach

If you plan to stay in Miami for more than one night and are looking for the real Miami, the one known from Hollywood movies, then there Miami's best area to sleep in is definitely Miami Beach, in particular South Beach (SoBe), the most famous and the liveliest in the city, with shops, restaurants and clubs for the evening.

The South Beach beach is beautiful, very wide and always clean, white sand and a crystal clear sea, with Caribbean colors.

South Beach is also easy to reach by public transport and can be easily reached on foot or by bicycle.


If you choose to stay in South Beach you will have at your fingertips the beautiful beaches, the picturesque and unique Art Deco District and the lively nightlife.

If you are not interested in the nightlife of South Beach and prefer a relaxing holiday on the beautiful beaches, in a quieter atmosphere and with more affordable prices, you will have to move further north of Miami Beach, to North Beach not to be confused with North Miami Beach which is a municipality located in the northern part of Miami-Dade County.

HOTEL A MIAMI BEACH

 

Best Hotel in South Beach

The Clay Hotel

1438 Washington Avenue, South Beach, Miami Beach, FL 33139, USA

This year for our trip between Costa Rica and Panama, we decided to do 2 days of stopover in Miami. Not having a car we chose to stay in the real Miami, South Beach, just to have everything close.

Obviously the prices in South Beach are quite high and it was not easy to find a Hotel in a good location at an affordable price, luckily we discovered the The Clay Hotel.

The price, compared to Miami beach standards, was great, about $ 100 per night, plus tax and a daily supplement.

The location was also fabulous in the center of South Beach, on Espanola Way, a beautiful street full of trendy bars and restaurants. The beach is very close, 5 minutes on foot.

The hotel reception is located in a building on Washington Avenue, between 14th and 15th streets, which can also be easily reached by bus from the airport.

Our room was located in a building one block from the hotel reception, even better because it was slightly detached from the premises.

Rooms at the The Clay Hotel, not very big but very clean and quiet, they are equipped with fridge, kettle, air conditioning, satellite TV, safe and wifi. The only thing to consider is that there is no elevator.

Breakfast, served on the ground floor of the building where the rooms are located, consists of a box with yogurt, a muffin and delicious biscuits, bread, butter and jam, fruit, tea or coffee and fruit juice inside.

Overall, I fully recommend The Clay Hotel, for the strategic location in a pleasant street, for the comfortable and clean rooms and for the price, hard to find better in South Beach.

Room tip: The hotel is under renovation, there may be rooms not yet renovated, when booking ask for a renovated room !!


Reach The Clay Hotel from Miami Airport by public transportation

Getting to Miami Beach from the airport is very simple:
At the third level, take the free elevated train MIA Move, when you arrive at the station go down the stairs and take the bus 150 which takes you to South Beach in about 30 minutes. The stop for The Clay Hotel is 13th.
The cost of the ticket is $ 2,60.

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