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Pod 39 Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   145 E 39th Street, New York City, NY 10016 (Manhattan)
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Ranked #146 of 452 hotels in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Orlando, Florida
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25 reviews 25 reviews
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Moved out of the city and coming back for a visit. Stayed in this Hotel 7 nights. Nice Hotel but super small. It does however have all you need. But it you are tall, or robust this hotel will feel very tight. It is pretty busy on weekends because It has a very nice roof top bar and rest, mostly... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

POD 39 -Gives you exactly what they say they will... small rooms, but clean and a great location. If you are not interested in a very small room I believe they have 3 different types for you to choose from...17th floor bar is great. Front desk personnel were very helpful with ideas and directions. Three blocks from Subway system and... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It's a budget hotel in the middle of Manhattan. Although the first time you look at prices you'll think a description of it as budget isn't quite right! The hotel was perfect for the two of us in our mid/late 20s. The room was small and you're on top of each other so unless you've been in a relationship for... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed 4 nights in Pod 39. We chose this hotel over others due to its location and the bar terrace with great views. We were not disappointed, the hotel lived up to our expectations. The hotel is close the Grand Centre Station and walking distance to Time Square. The rooms are compact and clean which is all we required... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Location is great, room is the size of a shoe box and the sheets smell like mould. I wouldn't stay here again. The pictures on the website give a false impression. Look around you will find something better.

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Hook, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Only ten mins walk from central station we stayed here for 3 nights. The rooms are tiny but v clean and have all you need. Little desk, shower room in the actual room so if you are sharing and want privacy you wont get much. Make sure you like the person you are in the room with! Free wifi, very... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Pod 39 is full of youngsters all having a good time in the lobby and rooftop bars. As older travellers we thought we might feel awkward but nobody seemed to notice. The rooftop bar is very popular/crowded with native New Yorkers as a smartish evening venue. Entry was controlled but as hotel guests we were allowed up to enjoy a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed here for 3 nights with a girlfriend for a New York get away. It is a great location walking distance to everything a tourist would like to see. The rooms are tiny, but it is enough for New York. There is a great bar upstairs which had great views of the city. They shower was amazing, and staff... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Spent a long week end in this fab hotel with my teenage daughter... YES the rooms are tiny but that's the beauty of it !!! You basically pay for a bed and a private bathroom...no nonsense! Anyway when in NYC you don't spend a lot of time in your room anyway... The rooms directly in front of the elevator cages... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved Pod 39. The room was smaller than a usual hotel room, but it was the perfect size for me and it had everything I could possibly want. Plenty of storage (under bed and a wardrobe to hang clothes) a desk, double bed, TV. They have designed the space really well. The bathroom was modern and clean - the... More

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

Dear Lem2886, Thank you for your wonderful review. We never try to hide the fact that our rooms are "smaller". When we designed our hotel, we made sure that every nook and cranny in our guest room is used in very efficient way. Glad to here you got a chance to head up to our roof top and take advantage... 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
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Hotel Class:3 star — Pod 39 Hotel 3*
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There’s a Pod for every person, and an endless range of possibilities. The Pod 39 Hotel offers hip, convenient and personalized accommodations for the stylish and spend thrifty traveler. The Hotel is located in the heart of Manhattan and is New York’s number one choice for visitors on a budget. Each Pod is individually climate controlled and equipped with efficient, stylish furniture that’s designed to maximize your comfort and your living space. Guests can plug into the Pod community before arriving on our Pod Culture Forum. Swap stories, trade itineraries and ideas and get to know your fellow Pod mates.It’s your Pod. Make the most of it. ... more   less 
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