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Pod 51 Hotel

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230 East 51st Street, New York City, NY 10022
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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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Dublin, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great rooms, small but with lots of storage. Nice shower / toilet. Always clean. we really liked it here. Staff were very nice as well! Wifi worked fine. Just ask for a room far from the toilet and elevators as they can be quite noisy.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Friendly, clean, accessible, nearby to the metro, Good free walking sight seeing tour organized by the hotel 3 days in a week. Stayed in the bunk bed room, were small but were neat and good for the given location and price; the picture Is a little deceiving of the room :) not that spacious. You got to book when there... More 

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Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stayed in this hotel with my wife by Saint Patrick's week. Clean room, good staff, free wifi in the room and great location for a competitve price. Rooms are kind of small but it is enough for resting after a long NYC day. Not too much amenities but we were not looking for that this time. Plenty of subway... More 

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San Francisco, California
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46 reviews 46 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Best price; book this hotel using hostelbooking.com which was more than $100 less than other booking website. Stayed four night and it even snowed once. This is a nice quit neighborhood not far from the green subway line. The room and the shared bathrooms were small but very cleaned and nice in this old charming hotel that has been recently... More 

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Sutton Coldfield
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked a Full Pod for two nights in early March. This was my second stay and this hotel continues to impress. The rooms are small but they are clean and comfortable. It is ideal for the traveller who needs a bed for the night and a decent breakfast in the morning. The decor is bright and quirky; the staff are... More 

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

Philip S, It was great to have you stay with us again at POD 51. Thank you for the great feedback and the repeat visit. We are glad you find our hotel to be clean and comfortable and are looking forward to your next visit. Thank you again, Bryan@thepodhotel.com More 

Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

New York is an expensive city. Period. Finding cheap hotels is a nightmare. The Pod Hotel 51 is not as cheap as you'd like a hotel to be, but it sure is the best you can get for the lowest price. Great service, very stylish/hip decoration, amazing terrace, great location - walking distance from 2 different subway lines and the... More 

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

Vinicius C, Thank for taking the time to give us feedback on your recent stay at POD 51. You are correct in saying NYC is "is an expensive city. Period." We are glad you found our smaller rooms be a great value for the money and mentioned our great service, amazing terrace & great location. Thank you for mentioning the... More 

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Place for a budget traveller or someone who has run out of money but still wants a certain quality and cleanliness .I had taken the single room with shared bathroom facilities. The washrooms are cleaned and maintained round the clock .The showers have a thermostat setting wherein the temperature is controller.Even the single rooms with attached bathrooms don't have... More 

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

ashwincolaco, Thank you for taking time to give us your great feedback on your recent stay at POD 51. We are glad you found the shared bathrooms to be clean "around the clock" and for our tiny rooms to be exactly as we describe them to be. :) We hope to see you again soon, bryan@thepodhotel.com More 

New York City, New York
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

HORRIBLE!!! PLEASE LISTEN! DON'T DO IT!! The rooms are CRAZY small. Think of the smallest hotel room you've ever seen and cut that into a third! The bed is enough for one person and a child, not two people. One door for the bathroom and shower. So either someone watched you in the bathroom or watches you shower. And I... More 

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Culleoka, Tennessee
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If your destinations are in Manhattan, this Midtown east hotel may please you. Novel features such as low price, very modern decor, and even some rooms that have a sink, but require a trip down the hall to a shared bathroom. (This sounds way creepier than it is, which is Not Creepy.) coffee bar has an outdoor patio and there... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Sure, you may have to share a bathroom, and the younger guest demographic may be a bit noisier in the wee hours, but this is a great value for a clean and comfortable room in NYC. The staff is always cheerful and helpful, and the location is ideal. I look forward to visiting the Pod again soon.

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

gerard_donaghy, Thank you for taking time to give us your feedback on your recent stay at POD 51. It sounds like you !00% get the POD concept. We are glad you find it a clean, friendly, helpful, great location, & a great value in NYC. We look forward to your next visit with us, see you soon, bryan@thepodhotel.com More 

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  • Bunk bed(28)
  • Great location(25)
  • Very clean(22)
  • Times Square(20)
  • Rooms are small(9)
  • Single room(8)
  • Subways stations(8)
  • Central park(7)
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  • Flat screen TV(3)
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