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Pod 51 Hotel

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Chicago
Reviewed 31 July 2007

I last stayed at the Pod (formerly Pickwick Arms) back in the 90's when money was tight and only the basics were needed. Times have changed and so has this hotel, quite a transformation! What was once a bit seedy and run down is now modern, hip and totally functional. Rooms continue to be tight (this is Manhattan) but every...

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Denver, CO
Reviewed 31 July 2007

I stayed at the Pod Hotel for 3 nights during vacation. We stayed in a double room with a shared bath. The hotel lobby is impressive, considering the price point of the facility. I was checked-in quickly with no problems. There isn't a restaurant but there is a soda machine in the lobby. I was prepared for the size of...

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 29 July 2007

I came to NY w my 12 old who had an audition at Radio City. The lobby was super clean, loud funky music and nice staff. Perfect for us. There is a soda machine We went up to our room to find the smallest hotel room I had ever seen in my life. I have seen A LOT of hotels....

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Paradise Valley, Arizona
Reviewed 28 July 2007

This is a great hotel in midtown, within walking distance to park ave, madison ave and 5th ave. Also, right on the same block are a bunch of great little restaurants and pubs. The rooms were very clean and comfortable. The only thing that I'd recommend is bringing your own toiletries as they have some generic cheapy line in the...

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Paris, France
Reviewed 27 July 2007

Excellent location, close to Grand Central Station. Excellent rooms with modern baths, Nice Lobby, Good rates (for NYC).

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Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 July 2007

I booked 4 nights at The Pod at the beginning of July to take my boyfriend away to celebrate his 30th Birthday. I had read the reviews and looked at the hotel website so I knew the room was going to be small - which it was - but it was absolutely fine. It is like staying in Ikea -...

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Miami, Florida
Reviewed 25 July 2007

awesome hotel, very modern, super clean

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 24 July 2007

First of all I'm very picky and have always stayed in 4-5 stars hotels in NY such as W, etc... Second, it was my boyfriend's and best friend's first time in the Big City - thus willing to spend more on restaurants and shopping and less on the hotel stay. So I picked the Pod Hotel from a mag review:...

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
Reviewed 24 July 2007

What a neat, funky hotel! The location is fantastic, very convenient to the subway, buses, and Radio City. Lots of good eateries nearby, as well as a grocery store and drugstore. We had a room with bunkbeds, and managed just fine with 7-days worth of clothes/luggage. The air conditioner worked beautifully, and the only noise we encountered were the slamming...

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UK
Reviewed 23 July 2007

I read about the Pod Hotel through Trip Advisor and so was well prepared for the small, but well organised rooms, and lack of frills. I was pleasantly surprised - the check-in was very smooth and the room was clean and well laid out with air-con and the ipod docking station. I chose a single room with shared bathroom and...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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: $205 - $372 (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
#155 Business Hotel in New York City
#162 Family Hotel in New York City
#193 Romantic Hotel in New York City
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“My room faced away from the road, and was quiet.”
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“The queen rooms are spacious for NYC, and are the best value.”
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“The higher up you get - the quieter it is”
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“Corner private room. High floor.”
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