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Pod 51 Hotel

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 August 2008

I’ve read several reviews that keep stating that it is ‘Small’ etc, but this is the selling point of the hotel, plus there is a clue in their name!! It a clean, Funky, well furnished room at a great price for New York. What more could you ask for?? The few downsides there are, are minimal. Such as the elevator...

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cork
Reviewed 10 August 2008

Stayed in the pod for 9 nights. a great base to see new york. room was very small, There was one sliding door for the toilet and shower, if you wanted to use the toilet, you pull the sliding door in front of the toilet, sounds weird but it worked. The room was grand, had air con, flat screen tv,...

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Tampa
Reviewed 8 August 2008

When I contacted the hotel and booked a room for a "single", the hotel personel informed me that it would be plenty big for my boyfriend and I. However, when I checked in the hotel the front desk employee told me that I needed to upgrade to a double because a single is wayyy too small for us. We went...

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Stockholm
Reviewed 6 August 2008

Great bargain hotel. Rooms are a bit small but very clean and modern with LCD tv´s and free wifi. We stayed in a room with bunkbeds and shared baths. The shared bathrooms are very clean and fresh. Big plus for the roof terrace.

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London, England
Reviewed 6 August 2008

I stayed at The Pod Hotel four years ago when it was The Pickwick Arms, an out-dated, dark, small roomed place. Incidently, my old review was not great. But i heard it had been refurbished, plus the price was a bargain so i gave it another shot. I wasn't disappointed. The hotel has been transformed into a clean, funky, youthful...

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Portland, OR
Reviewed 5 August 2008

This is probably the best deal in Manhattan. We stayed in a bunk bed room for less than $200/night. -Shared restroom wasn't an issue, I never even checked the light above the door, because in 4 days I didn't have to wait once. -The room was tiny, but that's not why you're in NYC, right? It was perfect for what...

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Garland, Texas
Reviewed 4 August 2008

My friend and I spent one night at The Pod in NYC and we loved it. We stayed in the bunk beds with the shared bathrooms. Everything was clean and we had no problems with the bathrooms. The roof top terrace is adorable and there is a great view during the day and at night. There are a lot of...

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Virginia
Reviewed 4 August 2008

If you are larger in size or need extra room to "spread-out" /move around-you may want to consider another hotel. BUT, if you are looking for an affordable- clean, comfortable room that is designed to maximize use of space in East Midtown Manhattan then DO consider ThePod. Most reviews cover the basics: great location in Midtown Manhattan 51st East of...

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London,UK
Reviewed 3 August 2008

Spent one night here, but would have been happy to spend more. Clean bright rooms, our first hotel in New York that had a window to the street so we had daylight. Lovely shower, TV, storage space,roof terrace. The rooms are small but well designed. Quiet street, near plenty restaurants, etc. Don't hesitate to book unless you have a thing...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 28 July 2008

This is the second time staying here. This time myself and a friend stayed for 2weeks. The Reception: The Hotel lobby is funky and the staff are helpful. Chillout lounge music played throughout the Hotel speakers including in the shared bathrooms. There's a smaller desk near the entrance door where Marco seems to organise everything including the shuttle bus to...

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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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  • 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: RM673 - RM1,219 (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:
#8 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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“My room faced away from the road, and was quiet.”
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“I choose room w/private bathroom. Sharing a bathroom would not work for me.”
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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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