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London
Reviewed 7 May 2008

My boyfriend and I have just returned from a 6 night stay at The Pod. The hotel surpassed all expectations and was excellent. The room was small but perfectly formed. Plenty of storage space and most importantly clean and with a comfy bed. Requests for extra pillows and blankets were dealt with swiftly and the room was always immaculately clean...

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Moray
Reviewed 5 May 2008

I recently stayed in this hotel during a 6 day holiday to New York. The location was brilliant, just a block or two away from the subway, and only 20 minutes walk from Grand Central station, Central park and other mid-town attractions. We got the Queen room - which was spacious, with a fantastic shower and all the other facilities...

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South West
Reviewed 3 May 2008

The Pod Hotel is a fantastic budget hotel, my husband and I really couldn't have asked for better value. OK granted, the rooms are on the small side, but who goes to New York to stay in their room?? We opted for a bunk room as this was the cheapest option and we wanted to stay for as long as...

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Los Angeles
Reviewed 26 April 2008

I loved the POD!!!! I have stayed in some B & B's all over the UK and I can tell you the single room at the POD is bigger then a lot of the rooms I have stayed in over there. The room is designed well and I could easily fit my opened large suitcase on the floor. Everything worked...

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Oakland, California
Reviewed 24 April 2008

This is a great little hotel, very conveniently located for both business and pleasure, very clean, affordable (by new york standards!) and stylish in an understated, functional way. I LOVED all the clever storage units (think IKEA but a little more sturdy), the furniture in the room, and the flat screen TV. It was a little noisy at times--especially when...

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Albuquerque, NM
Reviewed 24 April 2008

Stayed at the Pod for 2 nights on 4/18 and 4/19. After coming from the Hilton on Ave. of America it was a little step down. However, for the money it was well worth it. My friend and I got a room with bunk beds, and it was sufficient for the two of us. We were able to put our...

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Newark, Delaware
Reviewed 22 April 2008

So cool. A place for hipsters, business travelers, couples, singles, tourists....If you are going to be out and about and just need a place to shower and sleep on the cheap...this is it. Two of us stayed for $109 a night plus tax, which wasn't much at this price. We had a "dorm, IKEAish style room" with bunk beds. Don't...

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United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 April 2008

I was passing through New York recently and decided to take a break for a few days to hang around Manhattan. I picked the Pod hotel because of the price (exchange rate of course making this a relative judgement) and was glad I did. The lobby is very cool and well laid out. The corridors are pokey but not too...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 21 April 2008

A colleague of mine stayed at the Pod Hotel a few months ago and recommended it as it's quite close to our NY office. Having stayed at other hotels in the area, after reading about the Pod Hotel, I wanted to give it a try. If you are going to spend 7AM - 10PM or later outside of your hotel...

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uk
Reviewed 20 April 2008

There are so any better hotels to stay in New York - this was the worst I hotel I have ever stayed in anywhere (not an overstatement by any means) - I do not understand why the other reviews are positive, there is very little to actually recommend this hotel for. It is not a full service hotel and the...

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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 heaven where you can find every kind of store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the affordable to the ultra-fancy. Visit the 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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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: $132 - $280 (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 queen rooms are spacious for NYC, and are the best value.”
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“Corner private room. High floor.”
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“7th flr was quiet...you can get rooms with full shower vs sharing bathroom”
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