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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 November 2007

Stayed here for 6 nights with a friend. We had a wee bunk room on the tenth floor. Hotel is very clean, quite swish, artsy and is definitely recommended. The room was small, but fine for the limited amount of time one should spend in a hotel in New York. Would stay here again. C.

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Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 27 November 2007

With the hotel prices in New York, this was quite good priced (USD 249+tax). We were three couples staying in queen size rooms for 7 nights. The concept is very good, and although the rooms are on the smaller side, it doesn't feel to cramped. We had 3 large suitcases with us, and got enough space to all of them....

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manchester
Reviewed 26 November 2007

I booked this Hotel on the strength of the reviews and they were spot on, very clean. I think one review said a little gem of a hotel, will it is and I will be staying there again. The only thing to be aware of the picture shown by Hotel.com is a Queen Room. sandra and Jack from Manchester U.K

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London
Reviewed 24 November 2007

Stayed at the hotel for few days during my holiday in New York. My friend and I got there in the morning at 10ish a.m, staff at reception are nice and friendly. However, when we got to our room, we were annoyed that the room is so small, for one person, it is fine, but for 2? It is a...

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Yorkshire
Reviewed 24 November 2007

I spent 4 days / 3 nights at the pod inNovember. The location couldn't have been better. We had booked a Townhouse suite, but on checking tripadvisor reviews, realised these are still the old Pickwick Arms style so emailed the hotel and easily changed it to a 'double double' pod. There was four of us in the one room and...

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Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 23 November 2007

We loved this hotel. The location is remarkable. Absolutely perfect. We checked in at the beautiful lobby and got a room on the 4th floor. We had a problem with the toilet, so they gave us another room right away, on the 7th floor. The view was much, much more beautiful than the last room (picture attached) Like everyone says,...

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ayrshire scotland
Reviewed 21 November 2007

The Pod Hotel was centrally located in Manhattan. I Stayed there in the bunk room with my son for five nights. I was initially worried about the shared bathrooms, but these were constantly cleaned and we never had to wait, and the indicator panel in the room let us know which shower room was available. The rooms were small but...

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Northwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 November 2007

4 girls stayed at the POD Hotel from November 7th to 12th after being invited to a wedding in central park (very romantic). A week before we went I was a bit nervous because I read some reviews on the Town houses which weren't exactly glowing! But it was too late and too expensive to book anywhere else so we...

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England
Reviewed 20 November 2007

Have just stayed in the Pod for 5 nights. The room was tiny but spotless, and made excellent use of the space available through utility of ledges, under-bed storage and all the nooks and crannies. Shower was top-notch as was the availiblity of free Internet in the room and the radio via the iHome. The hotel was in an excellent...

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London UK
Reviewed 18 November 2007

A perfect location, nr subway, cafes for breakfast, neighbourhood bars, supermarket, pharmacy and great nail bar! Really near 5th Avenue, Grand Central and Rockafeller Centre and cab ride away to SOHO. Very very very small single rooms but functional and very clean (and I am very fussy!) with all you need. Well designed and quite "funky" with flat screen TV's...

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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: $122 - $411 (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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