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Pod 51 Hotel

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230 East 51st Street, New York City, NY 10022
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Colorado
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22 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I enjoyed the room that I stayed in. It was a corner single bed room with two windows. I didn't have any neighbors because the room was on the backside of the restrooms. I did not have any noise issues. The room was clean when I entered. The floor's maid was very kind and hospitable. The bathrooms were cleaned quite... More 

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Rockhampton, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Myself and my girlfriend stayed here for 3 nights at the start of Feb 2016. As with most probably everywhere in Manhattan, it was very accessible from Newark Airport. We arrived about 10pm at night, this no problem, there was still a number of staff working to help us into our room. The room itself was very small, though after... More 

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Clearwater, Florida
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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Been staying here for over 25 years, so you know my opinion. Clean room, good bed, nice rain-head shower. Pleasant, helpful staff. GREAT LOCATION!! Subway near, buses at the corners, tons of restaurants/bars up and down 2nd Avenue. In warmer weather (there was snow...) a lovely 'waterfall' park just across the street, perfect for a cup of coffee and a... More 

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

smanning28, Thank you for the great feedback, repeat business means a lot to us. We have changed a lot over the last 25 years. Thank you for the kind words. We look forward to your next visit. Bryan@thepodhotel.com More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a private double room (418) and found it to be small but fine for our needs which was just a no-frills base for sightseeing. The location is great, being walking distance to every midtown tourist spot and metres away from the subway for anywhere further afield. The decor is modern and the lounge area is a nice place... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I have stayed at this hotel several times before and unlike many, do not mind using the shared bathrooms/showers for a less expensive rate. There were 4 on each of the floors I've stayed on before, so I never had to wait. This time I was on a floor with only 2, so I definitely noticed the difference. That was... More 

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

POD 51 was the perfect hotel for what we needed. We stayed for four nights, it was supposed to be three but the blizzards had other ideas! Small but perfectly formed private double room with an en-suite to match. Plenty of space for us and our luggage. The whole hotel was clean and had a fresh feel about it, the... More 

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

Nick K, It was great having you with us for the great blizzard. Thank you for all the kind words - we hope to have you back again soon. We are still digging out from that snow. See you soon, bryan@thepodhotel.com More 

Niagara Falls, Canada
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19 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I needed an affordable, single room in Manhattan and that's what I got. It was small, as expected, but it had enough room. The rooms are a bit more plain than in the photos on their website. Check in/out was straightforward, and housekeeping was good. The cafe was a bit slow in making a bagel but it was worth the... More 

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

sssnek, Thank you for the amazing feedback. We look forward to seeing you again with us in NYC. bryan@thepodhotel.com More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You are about 20 minutes solid walking (but easy - no hills) from Times Square in this Turtle Bay location. Safe neighborhood within 5 minutes walk of Duane Reade, grocery, and almost any kind of food you could want. As of Jan 25, 2016 the restaurant was to be closed for renovation about 2 more weeks so they only have... More 

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

bonnieblue628, Thank you for the great detailed feedback on your recent stay with us at POD 51 in NYC. Salvation Burger should be open in the next few weeks. We look forward to your return visit to NYC. bryan@thepodhotel.com More 

RJ
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86 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just Go! You will be near many locations you sure are planning to go and by the way, y can take the subway. Its a good place to stay if y can be at manhatan. Near: Lego Store, Top of the Rock, Magnolia Bakery, Christmas Tree, Oxford Cafe - amazing Pizza ) , 5 avenue, Macys, Sephora. Leave an OK... More 

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

Pat_Parada, Thank you for the great feedback on your recent stay with us at POD 51 in NYC. "JUST GO!" - best thing we have read all day. We are glad you enjoyed how close we are to everything. We look forward to seeing you again soon, bryan@thepodhotel.com More 

Amherst, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great hotel. Cheap in New York. Inner design of the building is great for young people. I lived in a single room, it's a little small but not a problem for me. I was in twelfth floor and it has two bathrooms. I don't think sharing bathroom with others is a problem, so it works well. Hotel is near to... More 

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

VisoChen, Thank you for taking a few moments to give us such wonderful feedback on your stay with is at POD 51. We look forward to having you back. Bryan@thepodhotel.com More 

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