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Helsinki
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The situation is good, it's clean, but there is nothing special. Breakfast at downstair is directly from grocery store. Water pressure is good! A decent choice for sleeping. New York is expensive place!

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I checked into the Pod 51 hotel on the 21st March 2016 after booking the hotel online via Expedia, and let me tell you this hotel is fantastic. I rode the Subway from New York Kennedy airport to Manhattan as i was on a budget and the location of the hotel couldn't have been better. The hotel is only a...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

It took me a long time to browse for the best hotel in New York via Expedia but I eventually came across this conveniently located and well priced hotel that I would recommend to anyone travelling to New York on a budget. Located right by a subway that can take you to all tourist attractions from as little as 10...

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ShannaPod51, Social Media Manager at Pod 51 Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We're so glad you did your research and selected Pod 51. We like to think Pod 51 is great for people with a variety of budgets -- the money you save by staying with us gives you more to spend doing awesome things in NYC!!

Miami, Florida
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I realized that I choose a great location hotel, when I got out of the train from the airport and the metro station was less than a block away from Pod 51. I arrived around eleven in the morning and was welcomed by a very nice staff. The gentleman during check in made a fast attempt to look for availability...

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ShannaPod51, Social Media Manager at Pod 51 Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and all the compliments! We look forward to seeing you again in the future.

South Orange, New Jersey
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I recently spent a night at the Pod51 hotel in NYC. I was stuck late at work, the weather was bad, and I just didn't feel like traveling home to the burbs, so I looked for a cheap place to get a few hours sleep near my midtown office. This fit the bill. I got one of the larger rooms,...

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Newton, Massachusetts
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Pod 51 was an obvious choice for a business colleague and me for a brief stay in NYC based on its price and location to our meetings in the city. (Neighboring properties were more than twice as expensive.) Yes, the rooms are small, but they have virtually everything a business travel needs: a comfortable bed, pervasive, fast, and free wifi,...

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ShannaPod51, Social Media Manager at Pod 51 Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Patrick, Thank you for taking the time to write a review! We do have irons and boards available on request. We hope to see you again at Pod 51.

Newfoundland
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

My friend and I shared a double room with private bathroom. It was super clean and laid out to maximize the space. A quick 25 minute walk to Times Square with a cafe onsite, I'd definitely stay here again!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a week in pod 51 in September. rooms were a little small but it was just a bed for us really as we were out all day and night. Hotel was in a brilliant location, with easy walking distance to most things. Tube was close as well for longer trips. Over all, had a great time at this hotel...

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ShannaPod51, Social Media Manager at Pod 51 Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Geoff, We're glad you enjoyed your stay, and thank you for taking the time to write a review! We look forward to seeing you again next year.

newcastle Upon Tyne
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This wasn't my first visit to the hotel . I have stayed 3 times but the last time was five years ago. The good points - the location is excellent, 10 minutes walk to Times Square . The lobby reception is nice , the staff are friendly and there are seating areas to eat and drink , there are iPads...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good quality, clean and affordable. The bathrooms were also cleaned up regularly and the staff was lovely. There is a rooftop that everyone is talking about (did not visit it unfortunately). The location is great so I would not hesitate to recommend the place.

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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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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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The hippest affordable hotel in New York City, where new friends are made every day. Room types for every budget and preference. All mod connections in every WiFi-free accom-odation. 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 

Additional Information about Pod 51 Hotel

Address: 230 East 51st Street, New York City, NY 10022-6571
Location: United States > New York > New York City > Midtown , Manhattan
Price Range: $87 - $292 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Pod 51 Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 156
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Also Known As:
Pod Hotel New York City
The Pod Hotel
Pod Hotel Nyc
Pod New York City
Hotel Style:
#7 Best Value Hotel in New York City
#156 Business Hotel in New York City
#163 Family Hotel in New York City
#194 Romantic Hotel in New York City
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“The higher up the quieter it is! Be sure to leave the AC on though, rooms are very warm!”
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“Be advised when booking: some rooms do not have a private bathroom/shower.”
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“Ask about the bed firmness, they may have options.”
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“corner rooms are best”
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“In London some hotel room have no windows. Yet they are better.”
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