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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 #153 of 451 hotels in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I read lots of people saying it is so so small. I don't know what they are used to, this place was big enough for me and my giant suitcase. Clean and friendly. Close to the central station as well. And the roof top terrace, awesome! If you dont stay here, come for a drink to the roof top!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My daughter and I stayed her while on a long weekend in NYC. It was a great price and great location. The room was small but well designed and had great furnishings and finishes (love the overhead rainshower showerhead!). Perfect for our needs and the location is wonderful - easy walking to many sites. We had a great time. Staff... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My cousin and I stayed in this hotel for 2 nights a few weeks ago. The place portrays itself very honestly in terms of room size and level of service. It is awesomely located - walkable to just about every where. The staff was genuinely friendly and helpful at every turn. Rooftop bar is extremely cool with great staff and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My best friend booked two rooms in Pod 39 in July. They ended up being double rooms and my husband and I preferred a queen room. The front desk easily moved us to a queen room when we checked in. All of the staff was great and very attentive. Even the rooftop bar had great bartenders! Speaking of the rooftop,... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

...they close the roof terrace for private parties, which when you travel to NYC for July 4th to watch the fireworks from the snazzy roof terrace of your kitsch hotel is more than a little irritating. I guess someone with more money than me decided to hire the rooftop, but they don't mention this is a possibility on their website,... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I guess I was spoiled from my first stay here when I had a room that was decent sized but my last two says were in much smaller rooms. I understand that is the nature of this hotel, but after explaining exactly what I was looking for and mentioning my ealrier stay, I guess I was expecting the same. But... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The best thing about Pod 39 is the location. It is within walking distance to Grand Central Station, Bryant Park, the Empire State Building and many more. There are plenty of shops and restaurants around the hotel which was a great convenience for us. The rooms are small, but when you are in New York you only need a place... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was here in January 2013 (don't believe the Aug 2013 thing...). I was a bit underwhelmed when I first arrived but I realised that I'm here to see NYC not stay in a hotel. I needed to a place to stay while I'm in NYC and this place delivered. Staff were very good and the guy behind the bar... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I found the Pod 39 to be an upmarket hostel and personally I enjoy joy the whole hospitality and customer service experience when I choose to stay at a hotel. The room was absolutely fine, everything was made to fit into a small space. Location was great and got to know my surroundings after exploring by myself - the hotel... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for 5 days at the end of June but this adventure started in January. Reserved a queen room for one price and a few weeks later I noticed a drop in price. I called and it was fixed quickly. Check-in was smooth and the lobby was jumping (people lined up for the taco bar and rooftop bar). The... 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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#22 Best Value Hotel in New York City #119 Business Hotel in New York City #132 Family Hotel in New York City #169 Romantic Hotel in New York City
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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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