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Pod 39 Hotel

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Pennsylvania
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27 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This unusual hotel room had just enough elbow-room, but no shortage of comfort. The hotel was ideally located and economically priced. I stayed in a one-person plus bathroom room. Others in my group stayed in a two-person (with bunks) and no in-room bathroom. We all enjoyed our stay. I'd definitely stay again and recommend to others.

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Kingston, New York
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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I chose to stay at the Pod 39 for two reasons: the low price and it's proximity to two subway lines. I stayed for two nights – I needed to go to Yankee Stadium for a game the first night, and to Citi Field for a concert the following night. Both subways that I needed were within two blocks of... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Nice hotel i did end up with red blotches on my arms which i think were bed bug bites i told the woman on the front desk she said it might be a allergic reaction from the bed sheet washing powder also i asked for a iron and had to ask 3 times before i got it.

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Tim L, Front Office Manager at Pod 39 Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Mr. tofee1103 Thank you for informing us with about the blotches on your arm. If you can contact me regarding your room, I'll be more than happy to investigate this situation. Since opening 4 years ago, we have not had a legitimate case of bed bugs at our hotel property. This is a testament of our response time and... More 

Nashua, New Hampshire
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My family went for a vacation in NY for the weekend and ended up picking this hotel. It was extremely economical - clean - centrally located. There were bunch of eating joints next to this hotel. We would get up in the morning and get breakfast in these nearby places. Few blocks away is the Grand Central Terminal where you... More 

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Tim L, Front Office Manager at Pod 39 Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Varoun K Thank you for your outstanding review. I hope you completed most of your checklist during your visit to New York. I can imagine how saving a few extra bucks can really go a long way to do that extra little something, especially in New York. Thank you again for choosing us. I hope to see you guys... More 

bucharest,romania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As most reviews state, the room is extremely small. I stayed in one facing the courtyard- basically no view at all but I guess this is more quite. The shower has high pressure when hot water is running which made taking showers a really painful experience. If you don't worry about lack of privacy when sharing your room with your... More 

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Tim L, Front Office Manager at Pod 39 Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Vowel Thank you for your review. Our shower pressure is regarded as a guest favorite, but I can understand one guest preference is never the same as the next. Our team can adjust the shower pressure rather quickly. The size of the room however is something I can't expand on. We understand our rooms are not for everyone, but... More 

New York City, New York
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7 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The rooms are very underwhelming and the check in time took half hour. It's a very busy hotel which is understandable but the level of service and size of the room doesn't justify the price. I would recommend only if you don't plan on staying in the room that much. The good thing is that they do have lots of... More 

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Tim L, Front Office Manager at Pod 39 Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Daniel Y Thank you for your feedback. Did you have to wait 30 mins to do your check in or did you have to wait 30 mins to check in. Our check in process is generally really smooth, so I am surprise it took 30 mins to check in. Regardless, our intent is for our guest not to spend... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've stayed here twice and it's been a great experience each time. Like most midrange hotels in NYC, the rooms are small. But, they are clean, stylish & the showers are awesome. It was nearly 100 degrees there this wknd & I had to shut the AC off because it worked so well and the room got cold quickly. The... More 

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

POD 39 is a few blocks from Grand Central Station, affordable (for NYC), and reasonably clean. To get such a good deal at this prime location, the guest must be willing to stay in an extremely small room. The small room size was fine with us -- we were never there other than to sleep and shower. We had a... More 

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Brownsburg, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My 16 year old son and I stayed in a room with bunk beds. I was a little worried that it would be too small and we would be falling all over ourselves but I was pleasantly surprised to find we had plenty of room (no more or less than an average NYC hotel room) with all the comforts of... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Hotel looks quite nice. The pricing is OK. The rooms, I had a regular double bed room, are TINY. There is a bed with couple feet between the bed and the bathroom - and that is it. But if you look for a place to sleep and store your luggage it will do just fine.

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Tim L, Front Office Manager at Pod 39 Hotel, responded to this review

Hey Frans-Philip W Sorry to hear your experience was just average. Our goal is to make it exceptional the next time you stay with us. Perhaps the Queen Pod will do the trick the next time you stay with us. Cheers Timothy Lau Front Office Manager tim.l@thepodhotel39.com More 

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Staying in Midtown

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Midtown
This is the iconic New York that so many visitors imagine before they visit - spectacular skyscrapers like the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building, iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is a shopper's paradise where you can find every kind of store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the affordable to the ultra-fancy. Visit Rockefeller Center to experience towering Art Deco grandeur, and foodies will love the busy restaurants that stay open late in Koreatown. After dark, Midtown calms down a bit, but at any time of day or night it still feels 100% New York.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Pod 39
Pod 39
Cuisines: Mexican, Bar
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about Pod 39 Hotel

Address: 145 E 39th Street, New York City, NY 10016
Location: United States > New York > New York City > Midtown , Manhattan
Price Range: $156 - $290 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Pod 39 Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 366
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Hotel Style:
#11 Best Value Hotel in New York City
#125 Business Hotel in New York City
#151 Romantic Hotel in New York City
#158 Family Hotel in New York City
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