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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

hotel was a 15 minute walk to park avenue, Rockefeller centre etc. Plus there was subway less than 100 metres away. Rooms were small but perfect for single traveller.Never had to wait for a toilet or shower. Great clean facilities

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Seguin, Texas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend and I were looking for the cheapest (but cleanest!) way to stay in NYC for Christmas and Pod 51 was perfect for that. Very clean, very modern looking, and all the employees were very friendly and helpful. My only issue was how easy it was to hear our neighbors. When you're staying in such tight quarters, it's understandable...

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Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pod 51 on 51st street was terrific for the traveler who doesn't require frills...it has all the basics and is very clean....staff was helpful and pleasant....I had the best night's sleep on a terrific mattress...I think this is a European style hotel as there were a lot of travelers there from other places, it's sort of boutique given size but...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was in New York for only 24 hours for my layover on my way to Russia. I booked this hotel because it was cheap, close to everything I wanted to see and it seemed new from the pictures. Pod51 exceeded all of my expectations! First, I am super happy that the checkout is at 12, because it's jut the...

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Medellin, Colombia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was my first experience as a solo traveler in NYC and I feel happy it was at the POD51 hotel. The staff is great, the location is just perfect with walking distances to all the city's highlights. There are complementary tours you can take, where you can meet other solo travelers or small families. I really recommend this place.

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Hafnarfjordur, Iceland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Double rooms are small but clean and comfortable. Who spends time in a hotelroom in New York anyway :) The location is great. It takes about 7-10 minutes to walk to 5th avenue and Rockefeller center and a few minutes more to get to Times Square. Subway is near by and it will take you to where ever in New...

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1Thank AnnaH477
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location of Pod 51 is fantastic! Its super close to everything, but off the beat and path enough to have the feel of a more quiet neighborhood. Felt safe. Great food within a 2 minute walk! The staff was super helpful. The shared bathrooms were kept super clean throughout the day and night.The only reason for the "Very Good"...

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

Hi Vanessa, Thank you for writing a review and sharing your feedback. We hope to see you at Pod 51 again!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent four night here in early December. Great location (near subway and lots of places to eat) nice room and clean, just perfect for the amount of time we were there. We had the queen with private bath. Were able to store luggage last day until our evening flight. Very easy to taking the Airtrain and Subway from JFK and...

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Thank you for your review! We hope to see you again at Pod 51.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this hotel was recommended by the tour group I was trying to make plans with. They do Free Tours here and the Pod was Nice modern and tight. I also enjoyed the Tour, the coffee and croissants and efficient design! I was glad not to share a bathroom...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So i like to give an honest review here. My girlfriend and I were visiting NYC for a small weekend getaway trip. So small rooms were ok. Very clean. Discounted parking. Just missing a source of coffee

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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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
Region: United States > New York > New York City > Midtown , Manhattan
Price Range: $111 - $283 (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:
#8 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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