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Pod 51 Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   230 East 51st Street, New York City, NY 10022 (Manhattan)
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Ranked #197 of 446 hotels in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Pod 51 is the newer of the Pod's. It's location in the diplomatic section on the East side close to the United Nations makes for a varied and eclectic client base. The rooms are rather small-about cruise cabin size but quite adequate for guest needs. We booked a room with a bathroom included and it was tight but livable sine... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Staff were very friendly and found the hotel to be very clean & comfortable. The rooms were small and basic but of an excellent quality. Pop at Pod is an excellent addition too. Location is perfect for locations around mid-town and close enough to major subway lines -and connections at Grand Central to be incredibly convenient.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Pod Hotel is exactly what it sounds like: a place with a bunch of very small, pod-like rooms. It's fine if you need to stay in this area and don't have a lot of money. Frankly there's not a ton of cheap options around here. The rooms are really like a traincar. Long and narrow with barely enough room... More

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Bozeman, Montana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed 5 nights on a business trip and, although the hotel was non-smoking, on 2 nights cigarette smoke leaked in through the gap in the bottom of the door. Also, the door stopped little, if any, sound from the hall so expect sleep disturbance. The room's small size, with matching small and immobile TV and quirky cable, is about... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was on business and stayed at Pod 51 Hotel for a week. I really enjoyed my stay and found it had everything I was looking for. The location was fantastic, only a few minutes' walk from two metro stops and at a walking distance from MoMa, Empire State Building, Grand Central Station and other places. On 51st street there... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here at the start of a 5 month travelling trip. First visit to New York and was very impressed. Found Pod 51 no problem from the Subway. And was in a great location in proximity to Times Square, Empire State etc... Room was small but very clean and modern. Even though we visited in April, was great to relax... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I booked the Bunk Pod with a shared bathroom. The bathrooms (seems brand new) were always super clean and available. I think the maids cleaned the bathroom many times a day. The room is of course really small but everything works perfectly. There is a sink, mirror and plenty of towels in the room. I would definitely... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was ideal for my brother and I! We booked a bunk room for 6 nights. Since we only wanted to sleep in the room, it didn't matter about the size. The bathroom indicators above the room door was brilliant!! The beds were comfortable, although an extra pillow would of been nice, that is a minor thing considering our position... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I booked a bunk room to save money. We knew we would barely be at the hotel anyways. The hotel was very modern, and clean, so we were happy as soon as we made it to the front desk. We were not disappointed when we got to our room. Clean, tidy, and the maid in the hall... More

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  • Very clean(67)
  • Bunk bed(56)
  • Great location(49)
  • Times Square(49)
  • Central park(22)
  • Single room(22)
  • Subways stations(16)
  • Rooms are small(11)
  • Flat screen TV(5)
  • Short walk(4)

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
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#8 Best Value Hotel in New York City
#169 Business Hotel in New York City
#190 Family Hotel in New York City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Pod 51 Hotel 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The hippest affordable hotel in New York City, where new friends are made every day. Kick back and relax in our hip, modish lobby, grab a bite to eat at our restaurants, or soak up the city from above on our beautiful rooftop garden. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Pod Hotel
Pod Hotel New York
Pod Hotel New York City
The Pod Hotel
Pod Hotel Nyc
Pickwick Arms
Pod Hotel Ny
Pod New York City

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