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Pod Brooklyn

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247 Metropolitan Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211-4009
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#12 of 102 hotels in Brooklyn
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Pod BK is located in the heart of Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Just a few minutes by subway to Union Square, Pod Brooklyn offers the best of both boroughs. Gaze at the Manhattan skyline, explore the hippest neighborhood in New York City’s hottest borough, and effortlessly venture to all the iconic NYC sites on your must-see list.
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Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Bicycle rental
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
24-hour security
Wifi
Rooftop bar
Breakfast available
Baggage storage
Concierge
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
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Soundproof rooms
Air conditioning
Desk
Housekeeping
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Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Safe
Telephone
Clothes rack
Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Spanish

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Thomas M wrote a review Sep 2021
Brooklyn, New York3 contributions
Booked a room for a friend recently and asked for the nights of the 18th and 19th of September. I was quoted $359 plus tax, which I thought seemed a little pricey (rooms frequently go for around $90 a night), but sure. I asked for a receipt of the reservation, but was told receipts of reservation weren't done upfront. I should have pushed back on this, but c'est la vie. When my friend checked in, it turned out the booking was only available for one night. The total came to over $400 for one night. I hate to raise a stink, but I feel like I've been fleeced, and my friend had to find last minute accommodations for the second night of his stay. Hotel staff were unhelpful regarding a refund.
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Date of stay: September 2021
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Melissa wrote a review Sep 2021
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I know what to expect with a Pod, so my issues were not with the size. When I'm in NYC all I need a hotel room for is sleeping and getting ready to go out, so the fact that it's a glorified closet doesn't bother me––it's what you pay for that glorified closet. For the same price, you can get a normal-sized room at another decent hotel, and for less, you can stay at one of the other Pods in Manhattan (they are much nicer in my experience!). I only booked one night but inquired about a second. I was told it'd be $399 and almost laughed out loud. (This was for the solo queen room, btw.) Cons: - The bed was very hard and uncomfortable - The shower head began leaking and soaked the floor of the "bathroom" because of its placement right above the toilet - As I was checking out, I witnessed a couple attempt to drop their bags off early, which is standard practice at any hotel. I heard the front desk person tell them they don't have any storage room. I know that's a lie because I've seen reviews here that mention early luggage drop off! - I also witnessed a guest complain that the extra towels and other things they requested the day before were not brought to the room. Pros: - Good temp control in the room - Very clean compared to a lot of other affordable hotels in the city - Check out is at noon, which I really appreciate since when I'm in NYC I like to stay out late and sleep in.
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Date of stay: September 2021
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Response from Shanna Soares, Owner at Pod Brooklyn
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thank you for your feedback. Our pricing does fluctuate by lead time and availability. Upon our reopening, we were unable to store luggage as we increased our staffing and performed training. We are happy to share that we are once again storing luggage prior to check-in and after check-out. I hope you enjoyed your trip to Brooklyn!
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M&S wrote a review Sep 2020
London, United Kingdom22 contributions47 helpful votes
Right in Williamsburg center, it was our first stay in Brooklyn, we paid a lot of Airbnb and hotels in Manhattan on previous trips and we wanted to just stay in one place without breaking the bank, that was it! The rooms are small SMALL... BUT we were out the whole day! The shower is where the toilets are, so it's everything on the same tiny spot but it works! You are just here to sleep and shower anyway. We had the best time, ate at the best spot in Williamsburg, and the service was great! We will certainly make it our hotel again next time we are in NYC!
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Date of stay: December 2019
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chrisunderscorecarr wrote a review Sep 2020
Leeds, United Kingdom133 contributions14 helpful votes
Super affordable but doesn't feel cheap at all, the only drawback is the rooms are pretty small but that's where you are saving money. I spent a week here whilst working in Brooklyn. Room was good but I can imagine a couple may feel a bit crammed in after a couple of nights (the toilet/shower is in the room, not much privacy). No complaints about the facilities, bar was excellent, shame the weather spoiled any plans of getting up on the rooftop terrace Local area (Williamsburg) is fantastic, 10 mins walk from the nearest metro station (or something like that)
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Date of stay: January 2020
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Trip type: Travelled on business
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sophiejones598 wrote a review Apr 2020
Liverpool, United Kingdom1 contribution
Really enjoyed my stay here, it was in a really great location ( super close to subway and amenities ) recommend eating at tacombi across the road from great Mexican food! Room was great, towels and sheets were changed every day! Only down side is, you do have to pay resort fees and give a security deposit upon check in however I have not been refunded my security deposit yet ( after emailing and calling the hotel multiple times ) and we checked out over a month ago! However great hotel and would stay here again.
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from effiet65, General Manager at Pod Brooklyn
Responded 4 May 2020
Sophiejones598, Thank you kindly for your feedback and recognition of the service we provide here! We will be sure to share your compliments with the team. We look forward to your next stay with us. Be safe, Effie Tsavalias etsavalias@podhotelbk.com
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US$117 - US$271 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Pod Brooklyn
Which popular attractions are close to Pod Brooklyn?
Nearby attractions include Williamsburg (0.2 km), Nitehawk Cinema - Williamsburg (0.3 km), and Mast Brothers (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Pod Brooklyn?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a rooftop bar, free wifi, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Pod Brooklyn?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a desk.
What food & drink options are available at Pod Brooklyn?
Guests can enjoy a rooftop bar, an on-site restaurant, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Pod Brooklyn?
Yes, parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Pod Brooklyn?
Conveniently located restaurants include Oregano, RabbitHole, and Maison Premiere.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Pod Brooklyn?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness centre during their stay.
Are pets allowed at Pod Brooklyn?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Pod Brooklyn?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.
Are there any historical sites close to Pod Brooklyn?
Many travellers enjoy visiting The National 9/11 Memorial & Museum (4.6 km), World Trade Center Memorial Foundation (4.5 km), and Hamilton Park (7.8 km).
Is Pod Brooklyn accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access, reduced mobility rooms, and facilities for disabled guests. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.