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Miami, Florida
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I realized that I choose a great location hotel, when I got out of the train from the airport and the metro station was less than a block away from Pod 51. I arrived around eleven in the morning and was welcomed by a very nice staff. The gentleman during check in made a fast attempt to look for availability... More 

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South Orange, New Jersey
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48 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I recently spent a night at the Pod51 hotel in NYC. I was stuck late at work, the weather was bad, and I just didn't feel like traveling home to the burbs, so I looked for a cheap place to get a few hours sleep near my midtown office. This fit the bill. I got one of the larger rooms,... More 

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Newton, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Pod 51 was an obvious choice for a business colleague and me for a brief stay in NYC based on its price and location to our meetings in the city. (Neighboring properties were more than twice as expensive.) Yes, the rooms are small, but they have virtually everything a business travel needs: a comfortable bed, pervasive, fast, and free wifi,... More 

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Newfoundland
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My friend and I shared a double room with private bathroom. It was super clean and laid out to maximize the space. A quick 25 minute walk to Times Square with a cafe onsite, I'd definitely stay here again!

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1 Thank magoonfld
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had a week in pod 51 in September. rooms were a little small but it was just a bed for us really as we were out all day and night. Hotel was in a brilliant location, with easy walking distance to most things. Tube was close as well for longer trips. Over all, had a great time at this hotel... More 

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

Hi Geoff, We're glad you enjoyed your stay, and thank you for taking the time to write a review! We look forward to seeing you again next year. More 

newcastle Upon Tyne
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40 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This wasn't my first visit to the hotel . I have stayed 3 times but the last time was five years ago. The good points - the location is excellent, 10 minutes walk to Times Square . The lobby reception is nice , the staff are friendly and there are seating areas to eat and drink , there are iPads... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good quality, clean and affordable. The bathrooms were also cleaned up regularly and the staff was lovely. There is a rooftop that everyone is talking about (did not visit it unfortunately). The location is great so I would not hesitate to recommend the place.

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Round Lake Park, Illinois
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was just recently in New York to see some shows, and I was able to get a good deal on Pod 51. I had looked at it last year, but I wasn't sure if it would be a good idea for the group I was with - 2 of them being kids under the age of 10. I kept... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My daughter and I stayed for five nights at Pod 51 and really enjoyed it. The room was very small but functional and really clean and fresh. The staff was friendly and helpful. We did not eat anything at the hotel as there were so many interesting restaurants nearby, but some nights we sat on the small roof terrace with... More 

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Holbrook, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Pod 51 is perfect for what I needed. The lobby is adorable & the staff is very friendly & accommodating. My room was small but immaculate! The room had everything I needed! A bed, air conditioning, window, sink, towels, electronic safe, lots of outlets and a closet with an extra pillow! There were 4 shared bathrooms in the hallway. No... More 

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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: RM389 - RM1,322 (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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“Be advised when booking: some rooms do not have a private bathroom/shower.”
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