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Pod 51 Hotel

3.0 of 5 230 East 51st Street, New York City, NY 10022
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  • Rooms
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Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

My husband and myself have been staying at pod 51 for 7 years. We stay here 2-3 times a year since! We even eloped on the rooftop last year! The rooms are always clean, the staff is always helpful and nice. The location is pretty perfect, being close enough to tourist attractions, subway, restaurants & bars. I recommend staying here... More

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Buffalo NY
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was arriving late and leaving early. I could not stand the thought of paying $450-$600 for a room elsewhere. What I got at Pod 51 was a clean room, comfortable bed and a great location for a reasonable price. Yes, it is small but when in NYC how much time do you spend in the room? The shared bathroom... More

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel is all you need for a simple stay in NYC. I recommend it. I liked the vibe in the lobby. Good burger restaurant next door with great decor, clean and good for sports. I recommend this hotel for friends who don't expect to be spending a lot of time in their rooms but like something modern and comfortable.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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67 reviews 67 reviews
31 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The room with bath I had was very small, but it included everything I needed. It was clean and comfortable. The first night of the 4 I was there I was aware of the a/c fan, but after that I didn't notice it and and I slept well. Breakfast, which is not included in the room price, is in a... More

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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Had three nights at this hotel. Basic rooms had all that was needed for a good stay; comfy beds, sink, hairdryer and a form of air con. Bathrooms weren't plentiful but were clean and had great showers! Unfortunately our stay was tainted by some mouse visitors on the second night (and I'm aware they have had trouble in the same... More

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The Netherlands
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11 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

What a super hotel this is! Modern, very friendly staff. I loved the rooftop bar, it has a great view! We had a room with bathroom. It was clean and I loved how it was decorated. We had a great view. There was some noise at night on the hallway because you have the option to use a shared bathroom... More

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Houston, Texas
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Nice hotel for a budget traveller like myself. The rooms are small but has enough space for all your things. This hotel is conveniently located on 3rd Avenue and 51st street, a few blocks away from all the must-see spots in NYC. We will definitely consider this hotel the next time we are in the city!

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Toronto, Canada
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Compared to other hotels in NYC, this hotel seemed to be much more affordable without being either in a bad neighborhood or being badly maintained. In fact the area was quite nice and the place seemed very well maintained and was very clean. The location was fairly convenient being close to the subway lines, as well as an easy walking... More

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Saint Clair, Michigan, Usa
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good location. All that your need.clean ,good location, friendly staff.Great bar on the roof.really cool place.Single , rooms,bunk beds. Need to share bathrooms.But that was no problem.Will definitely stay here again

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BrianRaughton, Guest Relations Manager at Pod 51 Hotel, responded to this review

Diane P, We are glad you enjoyed your stay at POD 51. If you are ever coming back through NYC and staying at the PODS, please let me know and I will take care of your reservation and make sure everything goes as well as last time, have a great day! bryan@thepodhotel.com More

Winchester, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to stay, really modern, clean and a nice lobby area where you can access WIFI. Didn't give it excellent because the TV over my bed didn't work and I know it's called The Pod but the rooms barely had room for both our bags, staying that I loved the quirkiness of the place, loved the music playing in... More

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  • Bunk bed(49)
  • Very clean(47)
  • Times Square(41)
  • Great location(39)
  • Single room(17)
  • Central park(16)
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Additional Information about Pod 51 Hotel

Address: 230 East 51st Street, New York City, NY 10022
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Location: United States > New York > New York City > Manhattan
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Pod 51 Hotel 3*
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Also Known As:
Pod Hotel New York City
The Pod Hotel
Pod Hotel Nyc
Pod New York City

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