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Reviewed 6 October 2007

A great location and fantastic roof terrace were the highlights (many breakfasts and bottles of wine up there!) Rooms were small but clean and functional!! Good showers.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 October 2007

Stayed at the Pod Hotel for 4 nights in September 07 with a friend and we were very impressed by the look of the hotel interior (very slick/modern and up to date), the convenient location (in Midtown, only a couple blocks away from 51st subway station), the value for money (we paid $169 per night for the room, booked via...

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7Thank isabelle304
Finland
Reviewed 2 October 2007

I and my boyfriend spent 13 nights in July in NYC. We chose The POD Hotel, which was a great decision. Altough the room was tiny there was enough space for two people. Hotel was overall very clean and even quiet in my opinion. Extra points for roof terrace with the skyscraper view! We loved the city, hotel and people!!!

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2Thank Spike80
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 2 October 2007

I stayed at the Pod from the 28th of September until the 30th. The room was more than sufficient for the short weekend. Yes, the rooms are tiny, but then again you are paying a small amount of money per night in comparison to other Manhattan hotels. I found the Pod to be great for what we paid. Within walking...

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3Thank kguerra
Barcelona
Reviewed 29 September 2007

It is a little design hotel 15 minutes walk from 5th av. on the east side of Manhattan. We reserved through the hotel web page; reservation process requires a credit card number but payment is done at the check out moment. We stayed there 6 nights in a double bunk room, where each bed had its own LCD screen, a...

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1Thank Salvo1206
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 29 September 2007

Loved it!!! The lobby was fresh and inviting. The decor is very clean with modern lighting and furniture. There is an area off of the lobby where you can sit outside to surf the net, meet up with friends or eat a take out meal. It's better than sitting in your room if it's a nice day!! You could also...

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2Thank CanadianNYCLover
Glasgow, Scotland
Reviewed 27 September 2007

My friend and I had originally booked a twin room at the Pod but upon arrival we were told that there had been a "mix up" and we had been allocated a double room and as the hotel was full there wasn't much anyone could do. The room itself was TINY, literally enough space for a bed and a bedside...

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1Thank my_holiday_blues
Orlando, Fl
Reviewed 27 September 2007

I love this modern little hotel. The location was fantastic! I stayed here in June 2007 and would tell anyone I know to check it out. The staff was really friendly and helpful with questions. The room was tiny, but great for a couple on a weekend away. If you have more than 2 people, make sure you get the...

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Los Angeles
Reviewed 26 September 2007

This hotel is a newly (or it seemed new) renovated, small hotel on the east side. If you imagine Apple and IKEA getting together to form a hotel, this would be it. This is NOT a luxury place. It's modern, hip and clean, but small. The offered free internet service and a clock radio with an ipod hookup. It was...

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2Thank OuttaHere1953
Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 25 September 2007

I travelled with family to New York with visits to Connecticut last New Years & then again on my own while visiting surrounding states this summer. I have included below reviews from both stays for more information. New Years: Scanning around as we were late in the game of booking a room prior to New Years I was elated when...

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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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  • 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: ₹ 5,858 - ₹ 19,343 (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 higher up the quieter it is! Be sure to leave the AC on though, rooms are very warm!”
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“Be advised when booking: some rooms do not have a private bathroom/shower.”
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“Ask about the bed firmness, they may have options.”
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“In London some hotel room have no windows. Yet they are better.”
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