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Pod 51 Hotel

Expedia.comUS$ 153*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$ 287*
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Quite affordable but not that confortable.lighting not perfect. room very small. toilets and bathroo are fine, qui well equiped. if you are small then the room will be fine for you. If you are tall then the room will be very smal

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Pennsylvania
Reviewed yesterday NEW

It was much better than I expected, given the low price. The location is good--on a nice, quiet (for NYC) street. I'm a woman traveling alone, and I felt very safe. Plenty of cute restaurants in the area. Short walk (few blocks) to the 6, if you want to go downtown. I didn't expect the pretty back patio/garden area, or...

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Sydney
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Loved our stay in the Pod. We splurged and got a double room with our own bathroom which suited us very well. Our room, albeit small, was cleverly fitted with storage and provided us a perfect location for a week in NYC. Yes - the rooms are small - it is a pod-like room - and if you head into...

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miami
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Seriously, room was too small. Poor lighting in the room. No lamp at the desk. Hallways are extremely dark due to poor lighting, to the point where a women would probably find it scary to walk alone in there. It's so dark that the room numbers are hard to read. Only ONE hook is provided in the shared bathroom to...

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Thank alloeric
Shanna S, Social Media manager at Pod 51 Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, I will be sure to pass your comments along. Our rooms are small, that's why they're called Pods! While there is not extremely bright lighting in the hallway, I can assure you that they're all adequately lit to read room numbers and above all else, for safety. The bunk bed...

Williamston
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The place is affordable but you won't be comfortable. Our room was very small and when they say shared bathroom, that means out of your room and down the hall. It was embarrassing getting up in the morning and walking down the hall and waiting there until someone finished just to use the bathroom and shower. We stayed in the...

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Shanna S, Social Media Manager at Pod 51 Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Lisa, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. It seems like the Pod you chose was not the right option for you. We do offer rooms with en suite baths, and have a smaller number of rooms with shared baths to offer a more economical option for our guests. Fortunately, you do not need to wait...

Pittsford, New York
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Decided to try something different in midtown. Check-in was easy. People were very nice. Quick trip up the elevator. Since rooms are small, hallways look almost like a line of phone booths. (Well, not really that close together.) Room was efficiently laid out - tight but everything you needed was there. You need to be organized and use the space...

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Thank Martin201564
Canberra
Reviewed 1 week ago

To get a room at this price in NYC you have to compromise on something - at this hotel it is individual space and amenities. But this hotel does it reasonably well and in a funky and friendly way. The room itself is incredibly compact. I had a single room which I described to my family as being like student...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Clean, simple, hip-looking public spaces. Centrally located. Room was small and bathroom airplane sized, but sufficient for NYC standards. Was quiet of street noise but noisy internally (even though my room was at end of hall, could hear doors banging and talking on and off through out the night). Prompt, polite room service when I requested an iron. Had trouble...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 1 week ago

Room is really tiny with little space to stand/walk after placing luggage down. Not viable for couples. No toothbrush/toothpaste provided. Heater doesn't work till morning when everyone is awake. Bathroom is so tiny there's hardly space to manoeuvre, and the basin is outside the bathroom. At US$200+ per night this is not cheap either. Good thing is that the lobby...

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Shanna S, Social Media Manager at Pod 51 Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Sarah, Our rooms are indeed small, that's why they're called Pods. Toothbrushes and toothpaste can be provided on request, a standard for most hotels. The heat is on a timer throughout the night, not only on in the morning. Most couples find our Queen Pods spacious enough for their needs, though everyone is different! I hope you enjoyed your...

SAN JACINTO
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did not know what to expect. The room was clean, as well as the hotel. The room was approximately 8 X 12, with bunk beds, small writing table, small closet area, small sink area, well designed. Considering we were out and about most of our stay, it was worth the price. The bathrooms were efficient, 3 on our floor...

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The hippest affordable hotel in New York City, where new friends are made every day. Room types for every budget and preference. All mod connections in every WiFi-free accom-odation. Kick back and relax in our hip, modish lobby, grab a bite to eat at our restaurants, or soak up the city from above on our beautiful rooftop garden. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pod 51 Hotel

Address: 230 East 51st Street, New York City, NY 10022-6571
Region: United States > New York > New York City > Midtown , Manhattan
Price Range: ₹ 9,818 - ₹ 18,022 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Pod 51 Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 156
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Also Known As:
Pod Hotel New York City
The Pod Hotel
Pod Hotel Nyc
Pod New York City
Hotel Style:
#7 Best Value Hotel in New York City
#155 Business Hotel in New York City
#162 Family Hotel in New York City
#193 Romantic Hotel in New York City
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“small windows”
massel2017, 24 May 2017 | Read review
“Skip the bunk bed room If you want comfortable.”
lisaeA2137BM, 20 May 2017 | Read review
“Can elect to have private or shared bath. Choose private.”
Martin201564, 19 May 2017 | Read review
“if you can upgrade to a double or bunk room from the solo rooms you do get a bit more floor space in the room.”
  • Storage and sink area
  • Bed and desk area (small cupboard to left)
taninaus, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“We had a room on the 3rd floor, no view but fairly quiet. Room 328 to be exact. Might ask what rooms have a view before you get there.”
DANIELL748, 16 May 2017 | Read review
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