Pod 51 Hotel - New York

230 E 51St St, New York, United States, 10022  show map
 3 stars
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Pod 51 Hotel - New York

Wi-Fi
Parking

Paid parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Cafe

Coffee shop

Laundry

Self-service laundry

TV

Flat-screen TV

Elevator

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

Pod 51 Hotel boasts central positioning at a close distance to Studio 54, Radio City Music Hall and Times Square offering 346 rooms with a great view over the park. This high-tech building was refurbished in 2006.

The stylish hotel is placed in a historic area, a short walk from a museum and a cathedral. Guests can get to New York city center, which is 6 km away.

The hotel allows quick access to lakes and meadows.

Easily accessible from Lexington Avenue/59th Street subway station. 10 minutes by car from La Guardia airport.

Rooms

The property comprises of luxurious rooms appointed with a laptop safe, a storage space, heating, cable television and a balcony. Some rooms feature views over Gardens Amusement Park. These rooms come with a colorful interior and custom-made furnishings.

Eat & Drink

Residents can have breakfast in the café. Guests can enjoy tasty meals of seafood cuisine at the hotel’s restaurant. After exploring sights of New York, residents can go back to Pod 51 Hotel for snacks and burgers served in the onsite garden bar. The steakhouse Smith & Wollensky is 5 minutes’ walk away.

A full breakfast is served and charges are applicable. 

Services

The on-site bicycle rentals are also available.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Paid public parking is possible at a location nearby.

Year renovated:   2006.  Number of floors:   14.  Number of rooms:   346.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Coffee shop
  • Multilingual staff

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wake up service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots

Leisure facilities

  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area

Room facilities

  • Individual air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Dressing area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Voice mail
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 4 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

One child
0 - 18 years
Existing bedding FREE
There are no cribs provided in a room. 

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

230 E 51St St, New York, United States, 10022

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City Center
  • New York
    5.6 km
Airports
  • La Guardia (LGA)
    8.5 km
  • Teterboro (TEB)
    13.0 km
Train Stations
  • Grand Central Station
    800 m
Underground stations
  • 51st Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line)
    300 m
  • 51st Street IRT Lexington Avenue Line
    300 m
  • Bus stop
    200 m
Restaurants
  • Smith & Wollensky - New York City
    170 m
  • Amma (cuisine: Indian)
    50 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  4 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2006
  • Number of floors:
    14
  • Number of rooms:
    346

Rooms and availability

Pod 51 photos Room
Shared Bathroom Single Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed, 1 Bed in shared room

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Internet access
  • Work desk
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Housekeeping
  • Telephone
  • Laptop safe box
  • Bathroom:Shared bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries
  • Shared toilet
  • Bedding:Luxury linens
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • iPod docking station
Room Description:

1 twin bed
95 sq feet (9 sq meters)

Entertainment - Free WiFi and wired Internet access, 27-inch LCD TV
Sleep - Premium bedding and blackout drapes/curtains
Bathroom - Free toiletries and a hair dryer
Practical - Safe, desk, and phone
Comfort - Air conditioning and daily housekeeping
Non-Smoking

Pod 51 photos Room
Single Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed, 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
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Room Description:

Standard|Room

Dormitory Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Beds in shared room, 1 Bed in shared room

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
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  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Dressing area
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Media:LCD TV
  • MP3 player
Room Description:

The Bunk Pod room features a set of cleverly bunked twin beds, each of which includes a personal reading light and a 10″ LCD TV with headphones for extra privacy. An mp3 player docking station, free WiFi and dimmer control light system offer further relaxation. An open closet and in-room safe keeps your personal effects out of the way and secure. An in- room display indicates the availability of multiple shared bathrooms, which have luxurious rain-head showers, designer sinks, streaming music, and marble and granite interiors.

This room has a total of two (2) twin-size beds.

Pod 51 photos Room Double Room
Private Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed, 1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • + More
  • General:Internet access
  • Work desk
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Housekeeping
  • Telephone
  • Laptop safe box
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Luxury linens
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • iPod docking station
Room Description:

Standard|Double Room, Private Bathroom

Economy Single Room
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
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Room Description:

Standard|Economy Room

Pod 51 Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Saint Patrick's Cathedral600 m
  • Metrazur600 m
  • Volatour Inc700 m

Places of interest

  • Saks Fifth Avenue600 m

Train stations

  • Grand Central Station700 m

Shopping areas

  • Saks Fifth Avenue700 m

Museums

  • Jeanie Johnson CO300 m
  • Architectural League500 m
  • Sony Wonder Technology Lab600 m
  • American Friends of Tel Aviv600 m
  • Art Dealers Assn of America700 m
  • Dahesh Museum Inc700 m

Halls

  • American Video.com200 m
  • Ywca of the City-New York200 m

Universities, Institutes

  • Saint Bonaventure University400 m
  • Institute of Allied Medical400 m
  • Cornell University500 m
  • The United Nations500 m
  • United Nations New York600 m
  • Gemological Institute-America700 m

Casinos

  • Harrah's Marketing Svc Corp300 m
  • Alpha Hospitality Corp700 m

Underground stations

  • 51st Street IRT Lexington Avenue Line200 m
  • 51st Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line)200 m
  • Lexington Avenue/59th Street700 m

Public parking

  • United Nations Headquarters600 m

College Campuses

  • LIM College600 m

Local attractions

  • Central Park1.7 km
    59th to 110th St., from Central Park West to 5th Ave., New York City
  • Madame Tussauds New York1.6 km
    234 West 42nd Street, New York City
  • The Phantom of the Opera1.6 km
    245 West 44th Street, New York City
  • Empire State Building1.6 km
    350 Fifth Avenue, New York City
  • Pippin The Musical1.6 km
    239 West 45th Street, New York City

Near the hotel

  • Top of the Rock Observation Deck880 m
    30 Rockefeller Center, New York City
  • Seagram Building440 m
    375 Park Ave., New York City
  • Austrian Cultural Forum650 m
    11 East 52nd Street, New York City
  • Sony Wonder Technology Lab700 m
    56th Street & Madison Avenue, New York City
  • St. Bartholomew's Church360 m
    109 E. 50th St., New York City
  • United Nations Headquarters510 m
    405 East 42nd Street, New York City
  • Paley Park700 m
    3 East 53rd Street, New York City

Restaurants nearby

  • Smith & Wollensky - New York City170 m

    Address: 797 Third Avenue
    Phone: 212-753-1530

    66% likes this, based on 717 reviews
    Price Range: NZD 56 - NZD 84

  • LE Bateau Ivre INC20 m

    Address: 230 E 51st St
    Phone: 212-583-0579

    61% likes this, based on 81 reviews
    Cuisine: French
    Price Range: NZD 51 - NZD 51

  • Wild Ginger10 m

    Address: 226 East 51st Street
    Phone: (212) 829-8000

    68% likes this, based on 35 reviews
    Cuisine: Asian
    Price Range: NZD 2 - NZD 46

  • Amma50 m

    Address: 246 E 51st St
    Phone: 212-644-8330

    86% likes this, based on 187 reviews
    Cuisine: Indian
    Price Range: NZD 43 - NZD 56

  • Thai 5140 m

    Address: 224 E 51st St
    Phone: (212 888-8894

    73% likes this, based on 82 reviews
    Cuisine: Thai

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  4 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2006
  • Number of floors:
    14
  • Number of rooms:
    346
Cities nearby
  • Secaucus hotels - 9 km
  • Long Island City hotels - 6 km
  • Maspeth hotels - 8 km
  • Jersey City hotels - 6 km
  • North Bergen hotels - 9 km
  • Woodside hotels - 9 km
  • Hoboken hotels - 4 km
  • New York Area hotels - 7 km
  • Weehawken hotels - 6 km
  • Midtown hotels - 5 km

Pod 51 Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Pod 51

Average guest rating

7.6out of 10
Fabulous
Based on 959 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Family with children
    5.4

    Oly good thing is, the hotel is near to Timessquare and to other attractions.

    Not at all worth for the price I paid. During a phone call, I was told by the representative to park the car in near by parking garrage and get a 20% discount, but the parking garrage guy said there is nothing like that and I paid $110 for just 2 days. Absolutely unhappy and will never recommend this hotel or anyother pod hotels.

  • Group of friends
    8.8

    the showers are fantastic, comfy beds, good location, all you need in new york

    if you stay in a room without bathroom, you end up walking back to your room in small towels unless you take all your clothes with you but it means risking getting them wet. Dressing gowns in the rooms would be really helpful

  • Group of friends
    5.8

    Great location, nice design, but very small and clean rooms. Staff was helpful. It is New York, folks!

  • Couple
    8.2

    It was very quiet and had everything we needed.

    Location is a bit far from most subway entrances.

  • Couple
    2.4

    only reastroom in room

    very bad Location very far from new york and very far from time square and bad services also Tried to take the amount of $ 230 per night Note that I booked per night 115 USD they dont have Services printer or a computer +I waited two hours because they said my reservation through the booking site did not reach ======== very bad hoatel and bed very bad small It is not comfortable this is the last time go this hotel

  • Single
    8.0

    The design of everthing there is good. Friendly staff. Good cleaning.

    The room is too small.

  • Group of friends
    7.8

    As always when I book hotels they never live up to my expectation when I arrive, so I came here with an open mind but to my surprise I really liked it and loved the room...it was small but it was so clean, modern and perfect for the reason behind my trip. Would definately be willing to return here.

    The night receptionist woman was a b*%&h, so rude when I asked one simple question, the security guard, who was at the recpetion area at the time, actually followed my friend and I out to the street to help us out. One other thing was that the walls are paper thin, we were woken at 4am by some guy puking into a trash bin so that wasnt pleasant.

  • Couple
    9.2

    Excellent use of functional design in a small package. Shared bathroom experience was great - always a bathroom available - they are individual bathrooms - 3 on our floor, with great facilities and lovely shower fixtures. It was like staying in an ikea display.

  • Single
    7.8

    The price for a nyc hotel is excellent. The bathrooms were very clean, the showers were a surprising joy with the rainforest shower head and the wall jets - plus the excellent body wash and shampoo. Friendly lobby personnel as well as the cleaning personnel. I look forward to staying there when warmer weather would permit me to explore the rooftop terrace.

    At times some of the other residents on my floor - young people - were quite noisy in the middle of the night.

  • Single
    8.2

    Excellent hotel for the price with very clean rooms. Location between subways, buses, Grand Central. Very comfortable beds, sheets and towels changed daily.

    Not the fault of the hotel but some guests were dirty, and noisy. There could have been better information at check in , inexistant about hotel rules, and facilities.

  • Older travelers
    8.8

    Cleanlinesn,location,personnel,internet,friendlyness.

  • Couple
    7.8

    I forgot my phone in the room after checking-out and I realized one hour later. I phoned the hotel and both the housekeeping and the reception staff were amazingly kind and I could go back a few hours later to pick up my phone.

    The street is a little bit noisy.

  • Couple
    8.8

    Tidy, friendly, quiet, near subway, free wi-fi. The rooms are small but compact and very clean. Wifi can be used for free in the rooms and lobby. Staff is friendly. The concierge can help you with everything. They can arrange transport to airport. Located near a subway station. Good restaurants very nearby.

    It's not cheap, but New York is very expensive, so it's really good value for money.

  • Group of friends
    6.2

    very nice location, close to Mets and Central Park. We stay here for one night. The room we stayed is very small and no bathroom but the price is very low (considering it is perfect location)

  • Single
    10.0

    very clean, very nice marble/stainless steel bathrooms, comfortable bed, free wifi

    wifi wass a bit weak

How to reach hotel

hotel Pod 51 Hotel - New York New York location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

230 E 51St St, New York, United States, 10022

Get directions
City Center
  • New York
    5.6 km
Airports
  • La Guardia (LGA)
    8.5 km
  • Teterboro (TEB)
    13.0 km
Train Stations
  • Grand Central Station
    800 m
Underground stations
  • 51st Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line)
    300 m
  • 51st Street IRT Lexington Avenue Line
    300 m
  • Bus stop
    200 m
Restaurants
  • Smith & Wollensky - New York City
    170 m
  • Amma (cuisine: Indian)
    50 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  4 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2006
  • Number of floors:
    14
  • Number of rooms:
    346