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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is perfect for a week in New York. The location is ideal, walkable to all midtown sights (the main ones everyone wants to see!); the rooftop terrace was lovely even in January; the staff are friendly and helpful; the rooms are well equipped and clean. Breakfast was especially lovely! Would highly recommend this hotel!

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NS
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great stay here, although the bed was very, very small. It was a beautiful, modern hotel with a rooftop patio and a service to drop your bags off at the desk well before check-in time. We had a single room to ourselves, but there were shared washrooms available for the rooms with no washrooms. Neat experience, very...

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Newark, Delaware
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My grown son & I each got a single pod on the same floor, and had a super couple of nights in NYC. I enjoyed chatting with people in the elevator, corridors, and downstairs at the cafe. Our rooms were serene above the lively noise of a big city at night. Comfortable mattresses too! I liked my two windows and...

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

Hi Maggie, Thank you for choosing Pod 51, and for your awesome review! We're so happy you enjoyed your Pod. We strive to create a social atmosphere in our shared spaces (and on our Pod Walks) so we love to hear that our guests enjoy them. We hope to welcome you at Pod 51 again!

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my sister booked a 5 night stay here at the end of January. I wasn't too sure about shared bathrooms at first but this turned out to be an unnecessary worry. There was always a bathroom free and you have lights above the door to let you know which bathroom is available. The hotel is the perfect location...

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very clean, staff are lovely, very warm on the cold winter days ! great location very close to most attractions and to subway access, 10 min walk to times square ! have recommended to our friends and we are coming back in a few months time :)

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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I gave it 4 stars for cleanliness and for the polite and helpful staff and also no resort fees. However I don't think I would stay here again. The bed was too soft for me hence I was in terrible pain. The noise level from the other (younger) guests was too loud and I could barely sleep. The continual slamming...

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

Hello! Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we appreciate your feedback, as it will help us improve. I will pass your comments along to the departments best suited to address them. I hope you enjoyed your time in NYC.

Binbrook, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Service: the hotel was quick service and had everything we needed including breakfast, storage for our luggage, offered day trips, concierge help, etc. Was very pleased. Room: we expected bunk beds and a shared bathroom, we were not disappointed. The beds were comfy, rooms were modern, kept very clean and although small it was perfect because you shouldn't be spending...

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

Hi Nicole, Thank you for your review! We're so happy you enjoyed your stay and your visit in NYC. We hope to see you at Pod 51 again.

Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is located in midtown and very close to Park Avenue, Central Park, Time Square & has ample subway access. Pod 51 is decent. The rooms are clean and housekeeping was on point. The only part of the stay I was uncertain about was the Welcome Desk & Concierge staff. They're not overly welcoming and also did not offer...

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

Hi Shella, I'm sorry you did not have an optimal experience at Pod 51. You definitely should have received vouchers for your wine at check-in, and I will make sure this is addressed. We also do have ice available, so I apologize that you were not given complete information. Thank you for taking the time to write a review.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoyed the stay here, however I paid 200 dollars to upgrade my room to a private washroom. However, when I checked my credit card, I was charged 230 US dollars instead of 200 without any explanation of why this was the case. I would like some information regarding the extra 30 dollars I was charged for no reason. Also,...

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

Hello Sahil, I'm very sorry to read you were disappointed with certain aspects of your stay. To clarify, the additional $30 is tax on the adjusted room rate. I will make sure your comments are reviewed and addressed -- you certainly should have been informed of the total increase in price. We strive to provide every guest with stellar customer...

Lewes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I really enjoyed staying in this basic but very clean and fun hotel on the East side of Midtown. The people were friendly and helpful, the room, although small was clean and comfortable with a good shower .spent a comfortable night and would definitely go back !

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Midtown
This is the iconic New York that so many visitors imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building, iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the affordable to the ultra-fancy. Visit the Rockefeller Center to experience towering Art Deco grandeur, and foodies will love the busy restaurants that stay open late in Koreatown. After dark, Midtown calms down a bit, but at any time of day or night it still feels 100% New York.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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: ₹ 8,801 - ₹ 16,362 (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:
#6 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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