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Pod 51 Hotel

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Reviewed 26 September 2008

For the money, this is the best accommodation I know of in Manhattan (after trawling through the various booking sites). It is relatively new, clean and the staff are helpful. The location is perfect and while the rooms are very small and you are likely to have to share a bathroom (which are big enough - just - and cleaned...

1Thank devoureroftheearth
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 23 September 2008

After reading reviews of a variety of cost-conscious hotels in NYC, I decided on The Pod Hotel for a whirlwind two-day vacation with my sister. I did not want to pay for a luxury hotel room, I just wanted a comfortable base for our explorations of Manhattan. I am completely satisfied with my choice, and I can't wait to visit...

2Thank ekaptian
Reviewed 22 September 2008

I booked the pod hotel on the advice of a friend, having decided to come to New York for 2 nights on very short notice. The hotel was significantly cheaper than any other options that I had found. My single room was small, but spotless, with everything that I needed (including free wireless). The shared bathroom was just next door,...

1Thank OxfordDom
Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 21 September 2008

My stay at the Pod was wonderful and I'd happily stay there again. I stayed there when it was the Pickwick Arms back in 2001 and I'm REALLY impressed with what they've done to the place since. You do want to be familiar with your roommate, however, as there is little privacy in the room. They are small but extremely...

2Thank ChristineoftheNorth
Kelowna, Canada
Reviewed 19 September 2008

If you are looking for a fairly inexpensive hotel in a great location in Manhattan and aren't super picky, this hotel is for you! We did quite a bit of research of hotels in certain areas of Manhattan and this was the best deal we found considering the hotel is newly renovated, funky, clean, great location, etc. Yes, the rooms...

1Thank Dani_worldtraveler
Reviewed 19 September 2008

Stayed at the Pod and found it to be a very good hotel. Rooms were small but very well laid out and clean. Would recommend getting an en suite if the option is available. Staff were helpful and friendly although i didn't use the concierge service so can't comment on that a downside was that the room faced i had...

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Reviewed 19 September 2008

Stayed at the Pod and it was awful. This place is for college kids an partiers -- that's IT. Like being in a frat house -- doors slamming up and down the hall all night long, a very loud drunk couple in the hall screaming at each other, another partier who started banging on my door at 3am (wrong room)....

2Thank travel02119
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Reviewed 19 September 2008

Great hotel, just loved the neighborhood and next to a subway station. The room is small, but I had no problems to accommodate my suitcase and clothes (I was alone, for one week) and everything was clean. It was a double room private bathroom, but I took a look in the shared bathrooms and and they look fine to me....

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Reviewed 15 September 2008

We had a three night stay at the Pod and thought it was great! The location is fantastic, very accessible and in close walking distance to a lot of sights and great restaurants, and near a subway station for traveling further afield. Check in was easy and the staff were polite. Our room was spotless and very quiet at night....

1Thank smileymiley77
Edinburgh, UK
Reviewed 11 September 2008

We booked with STA travel for a double room. On opening the door to our room it appeared this meant twin, not double bed. The beds themselves were very hard and too short for anyone above 5 feet 6. Having been to other small room hotels I considered this one badly designed. There was no towel rail and one of...

2Thank CodSt

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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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  • 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: ₹ 9,688 - ₹ 17,891 (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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