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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

I got the single room with shared bathroom. I stayed in this hotel for 2 nights. The room was clean and also the bathroom. The staffs are really nice. Wifi is free unlike to other hotels. I will recommend this hotel.

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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

The rooms seem small at first but there is plenty of room and lots of storage. The bathroom is a little odd but is a perfect use of the limited space. The hotel is in a quiet area and is an easy walk to just about anywhere. I would definitely stay there again.

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Mississauga, Canada
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Clean, in a great location. Rented a single room with a single bed and a shared washroom. Never did that before (in my mid 50s) I was a bit worried but it worked out great. Room was small but great layout, and actually felt bigger than I expected. It had everything you need. Bed was comfortable. Never had an issue...

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ShannaPod51, Social Media Manager at Pod 51 Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We're glad you enjoyed your stay and the Ess-a-bagels in our cafe (in our opinion, the best in NYC!) I will pass along your thoughts on hand dryers, we appreciate and value your feedback. We hope to see you at Pod 51 again in the future.

Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hotel is located in the city, the room is enough to accommodate one person, and I loved the way the room space was optimized. The hotel is clean, the staff is good. Recommended if you are looking for a budget stay.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My daughter and I spent a weekend in NYC on a college visit tour. Because we were spending our time discovering the city, I wasn't interested in spending a lot of money on a hotel room. The website for Pod 51 intrigued me--the hotel didn't disappoint. It is in a great location. One block east has tons of restaurants--from expensive...

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ShannaPod51, Social Media Manager at Pod 51 Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Liz, Thank you for your review, and for choosing Pod 51 for such an awesome occasion! We hope to see you again soon, and send best wishes to your daughter as she selects a college!

carbondale, il
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

As long as you are aware that you are booking a room that is slightly larger than an sleeper car on a train, I can't imagine not being happy staying here. My room and the hotel generally is clean, stylish, and the location is great. The room is thoughtfully laid out to maximize space, with a long ledge running across...

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

The room was small but ideal as we weren't spending much time in it anyway. There could have been more storage space in the room (there wasn't really a cupboard or drawers or anything). The showers were amazing! And clean and everything you'd expect from a private bathroom! Staff was helpful and hotel is really well located!

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Montreal,Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It depends what you are looking for when you travel. Me personally i always look for the best value for money and this is the best place. Super clean i got a room with bunk beds with my friend... yes the rooms are a bit tiny but for someone like me that only sleeps in the room i dont care....

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Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for a business weekend in NYC. POD 51 had the best deal for our dates. What a good decision. The hotel has a great location close to Central Terminal and Subway. Our room were small, simple but new and clean. We picked the option with bathroom and it was tiny but the roof shower was great. We had...

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ShannaPod51, Social Media Manager at Pod 51 Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Flavia, Thank you for your review! I'm glad you enjoyed our showers, we think they're awesome too. We hope to see you at Pod 51 again.

Canora, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pod 51 lived to it name, the room and bathroom weren't bigger than a pod. That being said, we were there for 3 nights to sightsee, visit friends and take in New York, and were only there to sleep. When we compared prices to other hotels in the area, this met our needs quite well. The elevator and corridors could...

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ShannaPod51, Social Media Manager at Pod 51 Hotel, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for your review! Our rooms are indeed small. I'm sorry you found the front desk and concierge staff to only be ok, we do strive to provide stellar customer service to each and every one of our guests. I will pass along your comments. We hope to see you again for a future stay.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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: ₹ 6,770 - ₹ 14,345 (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
#156 Business Hotel in New York City
#163 Family Hotel in New York City
#194 Romantic Hotel in New York City
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“The queen rooms are spacious for NYC, and are the best value.”
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“Corner private room. High floor.”
 of 5 bubbles MLLL12, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“7th flr was quiet...you can get rooms with full shower vs sharing bathroom”
 of 5 bubbles Maxx2cats, 26 Dec 2016 | Read review
“check out rooftop lounge”
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