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Pod 51 Hotel

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Barcelona
Reviewed 28 September 2007

It is a little design hotel 15 minutes walk from 5th av. on the east side of Manhattan. We reserved through the hotel web page; reservation process requires a credit card number but payment is done at the check out moment. We stayed there 6 nights in a double bunk room, where each bed had its own LCD screen, a...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 28 September 2007

Loved it!!! The lobby was fresh and inviting. The decor is very clean with modern lighting and furniture. There is an area off of the lobby where you can sit outside to surf the net, meet up with friends or eat a take out meal. It's better than sitting in your room if it's a nice day!! You could also...

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Glasgow, Scotland
Reviewed 27 September 2007

My friend and I had originally booked a twin room at the Pod but upon arrival we were told that there had been a "mix up" and we had been allocated a double room and as the hotel was full there wasn't much anyone could do. The room itself was TINY, literally enough space for a bed and a bedside...

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Orlando, Fl
Reviewed 26 September 2007

I love this modern little hotel. The location was fantastic! I stayed here in June 2007 and would tell anyone I know to check it out. The staff was really friendly and helpful with questions. The room was tiny, but great for a couple on a weekend away. If you have more than 2 people, make sure you get the...

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Los Angeles
Reviewed 26 September 2007

This hotel is a newly (or it seemed new) renovated, small hotel on the east side. If you imagine Apple and IKEA getting together to form a hotel, this would be it. This is NOT a luxury place. It's modern, hip and clean, but small. The offered free internet service and a clock radio with an ipod hookup. It was...

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Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 25 September 2007

I travelled with family to New York with visits to Connecticut last New Years & then again on my own while visiting surrounding states this summer. I have included below reviews from both stays for more information. New Years: Scanning around as we were late in the game of booking a room prior to New Years I was elated when...

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Malvern UK
Reviewed 25 September 2007

For a budget hotel we thoroughly enjoyed the pod hotel. Friendly staff, clean rooms and a lovely roof terrace to enjoy in good weather. The rooms were on the small side but to be honest if i wanted to spend a holiday in a hotel room i wouldn't go to New York. It is very close to some great places...

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Toronto
Reviewed 19 September 2007

We stayed at the POD over the Labour Day longweekend. Stayed in Queen Pod - so appropriate. Terrific stop to rest your tired bones after experienceing this Fantastic City. Can`t beat the value, location and atmosphere. Elevator is small and shabby compared to the rest of the hotel. Careful of the bathroom as this is literally a wet room. After...

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Norfolk, England
Reviewed 19 September 2007

I've just got back from four nights in room 822 and loved it! The room is a twin room with bunk beds - the bunks are more spacious than you imagine, and although the room is small the was enough room for two grown-ups with suitcases! It was clean and tidy, no complaints at all! Each bed has a small...

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British Columbia
Reviewed 19 September 2007

Stayed at the Pod for 4 nights in a private room with Queen bed and own bath at the end of July this summer. Room was small but cute, I mean for the price you pay you don't expect it to be the Plaza or anything. But definitely worth the money if the choice is between this or a hostel....

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  • 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: $183 - $329 (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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