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3.8 out of 5

"Love the location and feel of the hotel. Found the outside air conditioning vent rather noisy in my room this stay - made it a little hard to sleep " More

By a verified traveller on Mon 01 Jul 2019

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Hotel Description

Pod 51 puts you in the heart of New York, within just a 10-minute stroll of popular attractions like 5th Avenue and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Highlights at this hotel include in-room free WiFi, free Internet, and LCD TVs.

All 348 rooms feature digital TV, safes, and hair dryers. Nice touches to enhance your stay include rainfall showerheads and free toiletries, while premium linens invite a good night's rest. Phones and desks are also available.

For a drink, you can stop by the hotel's own bar/lounge. Additionally, you'll find free WiFi in public areas and a coffee shop/café. Each morning to-go breakfast is served between 6:00 AM and 10:00 AM. There's also the convenience of self parking.

Attractions within a 15-minute walk of this 3-star Midtown hotel include United Nations Headquarters and Rockefeller Center.

Double Room, Private Bathroom

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Bunk Bed Room, Shared Bathroom

Bed Count room.options.bedSize.BunkBed.Singular Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Single Room, 1 Single Bed, Shared Bathroom

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed, Private Bathroom

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Pod 51 ratings based on 4 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.8 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Pod 51

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4 out of 5
Love the location and feel of the hotel. Found the outside air conditioning vent rather noisy in my room this stay - made it a little hard to sleep

Posted by on 1 Jul. 2019

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4 out of 5

Excellent location. Walking to anywhere is easy

Pros: Convenenience
Cons: Just a little less on price. At A$ 288 a night. for a room with no fridg. No microwave and no hot water jug, it seemed a bit steep.
Not a problem anytime :- the 6 line, and E line is one block away.

Posted by on 23 Apr. 2018

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4 out of 5

Nice Budget Hotel

Don’t want to so you make it hard to give a review nice and quickly.............

Posted by on 6 Jan. 2018

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3 out of 5

Cheap and cheerful

Represents great value but you get what you pay for.

Posted by on 26 Nov. 2017

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Property Features

Along with a restaurant, there's a coffee shop/café on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. A rooftop terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff are also featured at the business-friendly Pod 51. For a fee, parking is available. This 3-star New York hotel is smoke free.

  • 348 guestrooms or units
  • 14 levels
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Terrace on the roof
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Garden
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: LaGuardia Airport (LGA) (16.1 km / 10 mi)
  • Train station: Grand Central - 42 St. Station (1.6 km / 1 mi)
  • Metro station: Lexington Av.-53 St. Station (0.3 km / 0.2 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Pod 51 offers 348 accommodations with safes and hair dryers. Beds feature premium bedding. 27-inch LCD televisions come with premium digital channels. Bathrooms include showers with rainfall showerheads, and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Housekeeping is offered daily and irons/ironing boards can be requested.

  • LCD television
  • Digital channels
  • Premium channels
  • Luxury bedding
  • Shower
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy to-go breakfast daily from 6:00 AM to 10:00 AM.

Pod 51 has a restaurant on site.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.Contactless check-out is available.Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Masks are available for guests
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Property does not follow sanitisation practices of any association
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • gap period enforced between guest stays 24 hours

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 6 and USD 15 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 22 per person
  • Self parking fee: USD 41 per night
  • Nearby parking fee: USD 41 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

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