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Montreal,Canada
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia 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 2 days ago NEWvia 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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Canora, Canada
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia 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.

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is an afforable hotel in NYC. The twin rooms can feel small, but are very affordable. It's worth it to upgrade to a Queen room. Downstairs, they have drinks and food. A few doors down, there is a Thai restaurant, and a good french restaurant. Many restaurants are located one block away. The hotel is in a great location....

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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. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay. We are very happy to provide guests with the be coverings that meet their needs. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been to many rooftop bars in my life but never seen skyline like this. We didn't like how long we had to wait (1.5hours) to get upstairs but happy we did! Such a great place to spend catching up with friends!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had stayed at Pod 39 my last two December visits to NYC but for whatever reason when I booked my room for my last visit Pod 51 was 20 or so bucks cheaper then Pod 39 so I figured what the heck but what interested if there would be any big differences between the two. Turns out there aren't...

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

Hi Adam, Thank you for the review! We're glad you've had a chance to try (and like) both Pod locations. By next Christmas, we'll also have a third Manhattan location. We're committed to great quality, high standards, and attentive customer service at each and every Pod. We look forward to seeing you again!

Rayleigh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have just returned from a 4 night trip to NYC, stayed at the Pod 51 hotel - what a place! Such a great place to rest your head and recharge for a new day in the city. Couldn't fault our room. Perfect for what we needed. Very very happy couple on a budget!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although the my double room was small, it had plenty of space to spread out my belongings. Plently of space for one person, but would be a bit of a squeeze for two. The noise from the street outside was minimal. It was warm, but the radiator could heat up the room considerably if it got a bit chillier. The...

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

Hello! Thank you for your review. The majority of our rooms do have USB outlets adjacent to the bed, for charging all important gadgets. We appreciate your feedback, and hope to see you again at Pod 51!

Baden-Baden, Germany
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perfectly situated on 51st East so as to comfortably walk to Lexington, Madison etc. Rooms rather small. Heating system a bit annoying. Room furniture functional . Bathroom/Shower small but clean. Don´t miss the Friday afternoon free coffee and cookies!Internet access with circuit also in lobby available

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CT
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are a fancy pants kinda person, this place is not for you. If you are looking for clean, bright, well run and you don't mind a very small room at a good reasonable human price in Midtown, this is it. Americans used to reasonable price/standard Hampton Inn room size will find the rooms small, with the bathroom a...

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

Hello, thank you for your review! We're glad you enjoyed Pod 51 and Le Bateau Ivre -- they have a great lunch special. We encourage our shared bath guests to use the indicator lights in their pod to ascertain which communal restrooms are vacant. I'm sorry there were noisy guests on your floor. We hope to see you again at...

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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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  • Bar/Lounge
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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: RM446 - RM958 (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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“The higher up you get - the quieter it is”
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“Corner private room. High floor.”
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“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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