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Pod 51 Hotel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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London
Reviewed 30 June 2008

I know hotels in NY are expensive and myself and a mate booked this - still costing over £400 each! The location was good enough but oh my goodness, how small are the rooms!!!! It was like a prison cell. The bathroom was weird, you could see into the shower and had to move the sliding door to obscure the...

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Hessle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 June 2008

For my first trip to New York I booked six nights at the Pod Hotel. The total price including taxes was 918 USD. This was for a single room with shared facilities. The hotel is located within walking distance of Times Square and the subway line is only one block away. Arrival was quick and easy and I was soon...

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1Thank neilyork
Vancouver
Reviewed 27 June 2008

*When you enter the pod, you feel like you've entered a Macintosh computer. *Very stylish on a budget (I paid $200 for a small room w/ my own bath); not bad for a clean, fun hotel in this location *The room was very small, even for NYC, but had some design features which made it workable. A mixture of ikea...

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1Thank Dominion08
Melbourne
Reviewed 27 June 2008

I spent 4 nights in a single pod room with a shared bathroom this month. Initially I was concerned about the shared bath situation and tried for a while to find a hotel where I'd have my own, but i could not find any other property that matched the pod's value and quality. You walk in the front door and...

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New York
Reviewed 24 June 2008

While attending a seminar on 3rd avenue, I stayed for (3) days in a double room with a private bathroom. Although the room was tiny, it was trendy and clean. The hotel staff was friendly and courteous. Most other hotels within the area were twice to three times the cost of this hotel. Excellent location too! Have already booked another...

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Atlanta, GA
Reviewed 21 June 2008

My 17 year-old daughter and I just returned from a 4 day stay at the Pod Hotel. What an amazing place!! Believe me, we couldn't have been more pleased! This hotel is truly the hidden jewel in NYC! We had a bunk room and it was perfect for us. Just like the other reviews have said, it was a tiny...

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Singapore
Reviewed 18 June 2008

Learnt about the Pod Hotel on Tripadvisor and stayed for 3 nights in May on my 3rd trip to NYC. I wasn't disappointed. The room was as described, small but new and decent. When I arrived though, there were bits of food left in the basin inside the room and I had to clean it off myself! :-( I didn't...

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1Thank VictoriaSommers
Tokyo
Reviewed 15 June 2008

Stayed 3 nights--11 to 14 June in a single on the 3rd floor opposite the street. The room and bathrooms were safe, clean, and efficient. By American standards, it is a very small room, but the average "Businessman's Hotel" room in Japan is about the same size. I never had to wait for a bathroom, and I only saw 3...

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London
Reviewed 15 June 2008

Took my boyfriend to NYC for his 30th back in Feb. Booked the Pod because of good reviews and I didn't have loads of cash to splash. Had a double room and it was fantastic. Small but perfectly formed. If you like each other's company and don't have stacks of luggage this is the place for you. Also, room was...

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Anywhere is in walking distance, if you have enough time!
Reviewed 13 June 2008

I had never been to NYC, and I had an international flight out of JFK. I decided to spend 2 nights here and for my needs it was perfect. Flew in to La Gaurdia, took bus to Harlem (don't be scared people c'mon), took subway almost directly to hotel. Checked in after midnight with no problems. Concierge provided a map...

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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: €135 - €249 (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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