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Pod 39 Hotel

3.0 of 5 145 E 39th Street, New York City, NY 10016
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

First they have poor housekeeping - no daily linen changing and always misplace personal belongings and furnitures after the clean; secondly they lost my baby pillow during room cleaning which, until 3 days later, they still haven't been able to give me a full report on the matter except more and more explanations on the system, which also leads me... More

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Tim L, Front Office Manager at Pod 39 Hotel, responded to this review

Hello iz_c_rox, During the time you stayed at Pod 39.I remember us speaking during your stay with us. While I do believe human error occur, our job was to make sure your personal belonging was returned. Unfortunately, we weren't able to locate your item. As a whole, we really tried to do everything we can to assist you on this... More

North Devon
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I booked this hotel for myself and daughter and we booked a bunk room. From the pictures it looked modern and these expectation were met on arrival. The room was very small, however this was also expected. My one BIG complaint is how these companies fit glass bathroom doors offering no privacy. From the the top bunk my daughter could... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I was staying there with a group of my colleagues in August 2014 for just two nights. We were sharing double rooms and I should say that I’ve never seen such a small hotel room before, it was literally like a train compartment. But room size wasn’t the worst part of our experience there, one of my colleagues underwear was... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

At first entering the single "pod" that was my room it was shockingly small. But clean and had all the necessities for one person. Also a small bathroom but with all essentials. All staff deserve special attention for being very helpful and pleasant. A ping-pong table on lobby floor. Restuarants missing and continental breakfast was less than usual. Location is... More

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London, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is exactly what it says on the tin - the rooms are pods! Yes, they are small but you don't go to New York to stay in your hotel room all day! The size of the room didn't bother my boyfriend and I - they were cosy and comfortable, offering a great place to put your head down... More

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Ghent, Belgium
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pod 39 is exactly what you expect: extremely small but hyper equipped and very clean rooms, that fulfill all your accomodation needs. Who needs a lot of square footage when you've got the streets of New York City waiting for you outside... The hotel has a very nice taco restaurant: great atmosphere and popular with the locals. Same goes for... More

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Clearwater, Florida
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5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Love this place! When we initially tried to book for this trip, rooms with Queen size beds were sold out. We were so pleased with our last visit that we booked anyway for a "bunk" room. When we arrived we were given a Queen as their had been a cancellation. Yes the rooms are small. That's the idea! Fantastic value... More

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Brussels, Belgium
20 reviews 20 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a bunk-type double room. The carpeting smelled of dirty feet. The room was not ready at 3.15 pm when we arrived. The bathroom allowed no intimacy (sliding glass door with a hole in lieu of a handle). Reception was not always very nice or helpful. Only one chair per room, no room for luggage, no closet. Breakfast not... More

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Tim L, Front Office Manager at Pod 39 Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Adriana M Your feedback is very important to us. I recently address this issue with our Director of housekeeping to make sure all our rooms are refreshed and completed by check in time. I apologize that we couldn't get your room ready by 3pm. Our cleanliness in our guest rooms is a vital part of who we are. At... More

Sarasota, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Tiny rooms, but clean & comfortable & we had a view of the Empire State Bldg! Great local- 3 blocks from Grand Central Station & a subway line that goes directly uptown & downtown - everywhere you would want to go- very easy. Also short walk to Times Square. Would def stay here again.

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Glenrothes, United Kingdom
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32 hotel reviews
233 helpful votes 233 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Location was great for us, 5mins from subway station which happens to be Grand Central Station in 42nd Street. Hotel was clean and modern looking and looks well maintained. It was ideal for our needs and inexpensive by New York standards. I would certainly recommend this place for solo travellers, friends or families. Finally the roof top bar was very... More

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Tim L, Front Office Manager at Pod 39 Hotel, responded to this review

Hello JamzyW Great to hear that you enjoyed your time at Pod 39. Our motto has always been to provide a affordable alternative while providing a service second to none. We hope you will stay with us on your next adventure or business trip into New York. Thank You again, Timothy Lau Front Office Manager More

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Address: 145 E 39th Street, New York City, NY 10016
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Location: United States > New York > New York City > Manhattan , Midtown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Pod 39 Hotel 3*
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