The Pod Hotel  3 stars

230 East 51St Street,, New York, United States, 10022  show mapSave
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  • Rooms & Availability
  • Location
  • Guest reviews
  • Facilities

Verified Reviews:

  • Only a 15 min walk to rockafeller centre - Hotel also had free wii fi - Nice breakfast options
  • Room was cleaned daily, with fresh towels - Bathroom was immaculate - Room also had a hairdryer
  • Very small bathroom - Lobby was modern, styish and spacious - Within walking distance to just about everything
  • Location was superb, near to subway - Paper thin walls - Friendly staff (concierge was amazing)
  • Bathrooms were always clean - Individual plasma tvs were great - Free wifi - Convenient location via closeby transit

Overview

The Pod Hotel enjoys great setting in the downtown New York and provides unlimited access to countless points of interest, trendy shopping venues, main business establishments and famous landmarks.

Dominated with modern features, this three-star property offers complimentary wireless internet service and beautiful rooftop garden.

All 346 stylish guest rooms feature free Wi-Fi access and LCD TV.

In-house dining options include a restaurant and rooftop garden bar.

New York Central Station is about 700m from the hotel.

Year renovated   2006.  Number of floors   14.  Number of rooms   340.

Distance to:

  • City Center - 5.6km
  • Airport: La Guardia - 8.3km, Teterboro - 13.0km
  • Train Station: Grand Central Station - 800 m, Penn Station - 2.2km
  • Underground station: 51st Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line) - 300 m, Lexington Avenue/59th Street - 800 m
  • Bus stop - 200 m

Rooms

Each of tastefully appointed accommodations comprises elegant furnishings, air conditioning, climate control, cable TV, mp3 player docking station, work desk, dimmer control lighting system, telephone, mini-bar and in-room safe. Each room has private bathroom with shower and sleek stainless steel sink.

Room types:

Queen Pod has one queen bed, in-built storage drawers and open closet.

Double Pod offers double bed and in-built storage drawers.

Single Pod features twin bed and open closet.

Bunk Pod features two bunked twin beds, each with personal reading light and LCD TV.

Double Double Pod offers two double beds and open closet.

Townhouse Studio has a queen-sized platform bed and a sitting area, full bathroom with tub and hairdryer.

Dining options

Paid breakfast is served in the hotel.

Outdoor café, located in the back of the hotel, serves delicious breakfast every day.

East Side Social Club is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner every day from 6.45am to 4am.

A full breakfast is served and charges are applicable. 

Work

The hotel provides free wireless internet access.

Leisure

The hotel boasts a landscaped rooftop terrace where guests may admire breathtaking views of the city and unwind with a refreshing drink.

Policies

Check-In

from  3 pm

Check-Out

until  12 pm

Children and extra beds
  • One child under the age of 18 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 
Pets

Pets are not allowed

Facilities

General
  • Parking
  • Elevator
  • Tour desk
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Concierge desk
  • Multilingual staff
Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas and is free of charge

Guest Parking

Paid Public parking is possible at a location nearby.

Services
  • Shops/Commercial Services
  • Laundry
Dining facilities
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • In-room safe
  • Terrace

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Each of tastefully appointed accommodations comprises elegant furnishings, air conditioning, climate control, cable TV, mp3 player docking station, work desk, dimmer control lighting system, telephone, mini-bar and in-room safe. Each room has private bathroom with shower and sleek stainless steel sink.

Room types:

Queen Pod has one queen bed, in-built storage drawers and open closet.

Double Pod offers double bed and in-built storage drawers.

Single Pod features twin bed and open closet.

Bunk Pod features two bunked twin beds, each with personal reading light and LCD TV.

Double Double Pod offers two double beds and open closet.

Townhouse Studio has a queen-sized platform bed and a sitting area, full bathroom with tub and hairdryer.

Double Room

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The Pod Hotel Double Room

Comfortable light room offers a Double bed, work desk area and spacious bathroom.

    Twin Room

    The Pod Hotel Twin Room
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    The Pod Hotel Twin Room

    Comfortable light room offers two Twin beds and spacious bathroom.

      Double Queen Room

      The Pod Hotel Double Queen Room
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      The Pod Hotel Double Queen Room

      Comfortable light room offers a Queen size bed, work desk area and spacious bathroom.

        Single Room

        The Pod Hotel Single Room
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        The Pod Hotel Single Room

        Comfortable light room offers a Single bed, work desk area and spacious bathroom.

          The Pod Hotel LocationWhat's nearby

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          What's nearby

          What's nearby.

          City center is about 5.5km from the hotel.

          New York Museum of Modern Art is about 700m away.

          Sony Wonder Technology Lab is approximately 500m from the property.

          Museum of Television and Radio is within 700m.

          St. Patrick’s Cathedral is within 500m.

          Attractions for Tourists
          Train Stations
          Shopping Areas
          Monuments and Landmarks
          Museums
          • Jeanie Johnson CO
            300 m
          • Architectural League
            500 m
          • American Friends of Tel Aviv
            600 m
          • Sony Wonder Technology Lab
            600 m
          Halls
          Universities, Institutes
          • Institute of Allied Medical
            400 m
          • Saint Bonaventure University
            400 m
          • Cornell University
            500 m
          • The United Nations
            600 m
          • United Nations New York
            600 m
          Casinos
          Underground station

          Local Attractions

          • Central Park
            1.7km
            59th to 110th St., from Central Park West to 5th Ave., New York City
          • Empire State Building
            1.6km
            350 Fifth Avenue, New York City
          • Jersey Boys
            1.5km
            245 West 52nd (between Broadway and 8th Avenue), New York City
          • The Book of Mormon
            1.5km
            230 West 49th St, New York City
          • Longacre Theater
            1.5km
            220 West 48th Street, New York City

          Near the hotel

          • Top of the Rock Observation Deck
            880 m
            30 Rockefeller Center, New York City
          • St. Bartholomew's Church
            360 m
            109 E. 50th St., New York City
          • Forbidden Broadway
            370 m
            47th Street Theatre, New York City
          • Seagram Building
            440 m
            375 Park Ave., New York City
          • United Nations Headquarters
            520 m
            405 East 42nd Street, New York City
          • St. Patrick's Cathedral
            600 m
            460 Madison Avenue, New York City
          • Rachael Ray
            550 m
            221 West 26th Street, New York City

          Restaurants Nearby

          • Smith & Wollensky - New York City

            66% likes this, based on 717 reviews
            Food: Steakhouse
            Price Range: USD 40 - USD 60

            180 m
            797 Third Avenue

            Phone: 212-753-1530

          • Amma

            86% likes this, based on 187 reviews
            Food: Indian
            Price Range: USD 31 - USD 40

            40 m
            246 E 51st St

            Phone: 212-644-8330

          • LE Bateau Ivre INC

            61% likes this, based on 81 reviews
            Food: French
            Price Range: USD 37 - USD 37

            10 m
            230 E 51st St

            Phone: 212-583-0579

          • Wild Ginger

            73% likes this, based on 27 reviews
            Food: Asian
            Price Range: USD 0 - USD 31

            10 m
            226 East 51st Street

            Phone: (212) 829-8000

          • Thai 51

            71% likes this, based on 69 reviews
            Food: Thai

            40 m
            224 E 51st St

            Phone: (212 888-8894

          Getting there.

          La Guardia Airport is about 8.4km away.

          Newark Liberty Airport is approximately 18.2km from the hotel.

          Getting around.

          Bus stop is about 100m away.

          Subway access is within 200m.

          New York Central station is about 700km from the hotel.

          Penn Station is approximately 2.1km away.

          Public parking is available (reservation is needed).

          The Pod Hotel Reviews

          Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The Pod Hotel

          Average guest rating

          7.4
          out of 10
          Very good
          Based on 239 reviews

          Rating by category:

          Service
          5.9
          Value
          8.1
          Dining
          6.3
          Location
          8.5
          Rooms
          6.8

          Individual guest reviews

          • Good position and tidy, friendly, quiet, near subway. S a great hotel and reasonable price. Simple style and staff are helpful.

            Tiny rooms.

            My rating for the hotel:

            • Average rating
              7.2
            • Location
              8
            • Rooms
              7
            • Service
              6
            • Value
              8
          • Excellent location and near to subway station. Modern simple good value, worth the money and very helpful staff. The shower is nice.

            Room size very small.

            My rating for the hotel:

            • Average rating
              8.0
            • Location
              6
            • Rooms
              8
            • Service
              9
            • Value
              9
          • Great location and as well as many subway stations. I liked the shower design, cheap rates and nice lobby. Museen am Central Park, good restaurants very nearby and very helpful and friendly personnel.

            Overpriced for the value and the shared bathroom. Poor wireless connection.

            My rating for the hotel:

            • Average rating
              7.8
            • Location
              9
            • Rooms
              8
            • Service
              8
            • Value
              6
          • The location was very good, value for well spent money and the rooms were clean, I found mine quite spacious and light.

            The staff were very unhelpful, the heating pipes were very noisy at night.

            My rating for the hotel:

            • Average rating
              7.8
            • Location
              8
            • Rooms
              8
            • Service
              7
            • Value
              8
          • Awesome location optimized performance of room good condition of shared bathroom and very clean and friendly Hotel Perfect for City Trip of NY optimal Prize.

            Extremely narrow bed.

            My rating for the hotel:

            • Average rating
              7.4
            • Location
              6
            • Rooms
              7
            • Value
              9
          • An excellent location and near Midtown. Nice and helpful staff, concierge very accessible. Clean room and bathroom, free wireless.

            The bed for two was narrow.

            My rating for the hotel:

            • Average rating
              8.6
            • Location
              10
            • Rooms
              6
            • Service
              8
            • Value
              10
          • Location was great, the hotel staff were courteous.

            Bathrooms are starting to look a bit tired.

            My rating for the hotel:

            • Average rating
              7.0
            • Location
              7
            • Rooms
              6
            • Value
              8
          • Small garden eating area on lower ground floor and a place to leave your back before you fly.

            The staff is not good, cleanliness showers is fine.

            My rating for the hotel:

            • Average rating
              8.0
            • Location
              9
            • Rooms
              7
            • Service
              6
            • Value
              10
          • Location is good, the Pod Hotel is really great and staff is friendly.

            Small room.

            My rating for the hotel:

            • Average rating
              7.8
            • Location
              6
            • Rooms
              8
            • Service
              9
            • Value
              8
          • The location was great and the terrace in the back was quite nice, the hotel staff were able to safe keep for me, the rooms were clean and comfortable.

            Shared bathrooms.

            My rating for the hotel:

            • Average rating
              7.4
            • Location
              7
            • Rooms
              8
            • Value
              7
          • Good location and great value. Well worth the money and staff are friendly. Price the room is clean.

            Shared bathroom.

            My rating for the hotel:

            • Average rating
              7.8
            • Location
              7
            • Rooms
              8
            • Service
              7
            • Value
              9
          • A cool boutique style hotel, room very clean.

            My rating for the hotel:

            • Average rating
              8.6
            • Rooms
              8
            • Value
              9
          • Great value for money and very helpful staff. Very clean room.

            My rating for the hotel:

            • Average rating
              8.4
            • Rooms
              8
            • Service
              8
            • Value
              9
          • Excellent location and great value. Friendly staff, very clean bathrooms.

            My rating for the hotel:

            • Average rating
              8.0
            • Location
              8
            • Rooms
              9
            • Service
              7
            • Value
              8
          • The location for Manhattan was perfect, the Pod Hotel was great.

            My rating for the hotel:

            • Average rating
              9.0
            • Location
              9
            • Value
              9
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