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Pod 39 Hotel

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145 E 39th Street, New York City, NY 10016
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
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    4 of 5 stars
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  • Cleanliness
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Dublin, Ireland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars NEW

Seamless experience, check in was friendly and quick (unusual for NYC) and although the rooms are small they cleverly maximise the space. Do bear in mind I am traveling solo on business. There is a bar/restaurant in the lobby that seems popular but there are also loads of options within a few blocks.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Came to the hotel at 10pm to check-in and simply made a tiny request to view the room quickly for few seconds, front desk agent (red head girl with facial piercings) denied the request without hesitation and was frowning the entire time. No good evening ma'am, no welcome to pod 39, nada! My sister and I then requested for the... More 

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New York City, New York
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I just booked a room an hour ago and I must say I had one of the most horrible check-in experience. I simply asked if I could view the room for 2 seconds that I will book on the same hour. Both the front desk and the manager refused to show me the room. Clearly, they are just lazy or... More 

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

Dear farrochka I am truly sorry you had a bad experience prior and during your stay with us at Pod 39. Our service, and our dedication to our guest is something we really work hard at. We strive to ensure an comfortable family environment unlike any other hotels. If you don't mind please emailing me directly at your earliest convenience,... More 

Sackville, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

When we arrived and got to our room (well after check in time), the room had been cleaned and the bed made, but there was no toilet paper or soap! When we called down about it, they responded like they were doing us a big favour. On another occasion we called down for assistance with something and no one ever... More 

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

Dear Ktara Thank you for choosing Pod 39 during you recent visit to New York. Our location is centrally located in midtown Manhattan. We hope you got to experience some of the many wonderful attractions located within walking distance from the hotel. Regarding your call to our hotel operator, I apologize that you felt that our staff made you feel... More 

Oslo, Norway
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great location, short way to grand central, main streets within walking distance. Very nice people in the reception, room and our own bathroom was clean, and got cleaned every day. 3 big elevators that respond quickly (been to hotels with only one slow and small elevator and had to wait forever). But be prepared for SMALL rooms and glass walls... More 

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

small compact rooms, but clean and neat, house keeping in every day. spent 6 days here and the staff and concierge couldn't be more helpful. Playroom open in the mornings for coffee and croissants/bagels, $2, $3 and $4. Roof top bar was closed due to the cold snowy weather. excellent place to stay because it's in walking distance to all... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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87 reviews 87 reviews
6 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We arrived at this hotel early (i.e. before the 3pm check in), and despite suggesting we would like an early check in prior to our arrival, this was not accommodated for. The staff were polite but not that friendly... they were kind of robotic at times. The guys you leave your bags with were rude and disrespectful. They did not... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My best friend and I spent a fantastic weekend in NYC to celebrate our 40th birthdays. We were first time visitors to the city and wanted to spend our time out and about exploring. We also wanted a cool place to stay. Pod 39 was perfect. The room is tiny but immaculate, with everything you need. We had a view... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As expected with the name being 'pod' you gather the rooms are going to be small, little did I know it would literally be a box. Luckily in New York you don't spend too much time in the room but unfortunately if I had the opportunity again I would go for something a little bigger so when you are in... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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61 reviews 61 reviews
9 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I went to NYC for a long weekend over Valentine's Day. So many of the hotels I was looking at bumped their rates for the weekend....Valentine's Day and Presidents' Day. Pod 39 did not. Their rates were the same as all other weekends. Had never stayed in a "pod", but we will definitely do it again. It's... 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 > Midtown , Manhattan
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Pod 39 Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 366
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#15 Best Value Hotel in New York City
#118 Business Hotel in New York City
#132 Family Hotel in New York City
#163 Romantic Hotel in New York City

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