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Pod 51

230 East 51st Street, New York, NY 10022

+1 212 355 0300

based on 6,404 reviews

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About Pod 51, New York

Value for money

The Pod 51 Hotel is ideal for budget travelers who want to enjoy the sights and sounds of New York City. It is located on a tree-lined street in Midtown Manhattan and comes with a patio, courtyard, and rooftop space for you to enjoy. It’s also close to Grand Central Terminal, Fifth Avenue, Central Park, and the Rockefeller Center. No matter when you make it to NYC, the Pod 51 Hotel has a functioning front desk so you can check-in. There is also 24-hour security at the hotel to keep you secure and safe. A concierge desk will share information about the area and help with reservations. The hotel also has free wireless Internet access and paid parking in the nearby area. At the Pod 51 Hotel, there are 348 nonsmoking guest rooms to choose from. Most rooms come with a private bathroom while others share the bath facilities. The Bunk Pod has two bunk beds with a private television for each bed. The other pods are more private and include amenities like a desk and chair. The studios have a small seating area, a full-size closet, and a bathroom with a tub. There is a café at the hotel where you can grab a meal or a few snacks and beverages. You can also walk down the street and find dozens of dining destinations, like Little Collins, Sea Fire Grill, and Amish Market East. You can walk to St. Bartholomew’s Church in around five minutes or reach Greenacre Pocket Park even closer. The Perfect Pint and PJ Clarke’s are bars located within a few minutes of the hotel.

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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Coffee shop
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Free toiletries
  • Internet
  • Parking

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Safe
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Towels
  • Free toiletries
  • Heating
  • Air-conditioned
  • Trash cans


  • Shared bathroom
  • Shared toilet
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Private bathroom

Services and conveniences

  • Conference rooms
  • Ticket service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Concierge service
  • Tour desk
  • 24hr front desk

Accessibility and suitability

  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • No smoking

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Smartphone dock


  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Coffee shop


  • Telephone
  • Carpeted
  • Storage available


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Garden


  • Alarm clock
  • Clothes rack


  • Laptop safe
  • Desk

Parking and transportation

  • Parking


  • Laundry service

Places of interest near Pod 51

Attractions in New York, New York curated by momondo

Pod 51 location: 230 East 51st Street, New York, NY 10022


United Nations Headquarters0.4 mi
Grand Central Terminal0.5 mi
Diamond District0.5 mi
Rockefeller Center0.6 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

East Side Social Club0.0 mi
Amma0.0 mi
Salvation Burger0.0 mi
The Stag's Head0.0 mi

Pod 51 Reviews

GoodBased on 6,404 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Amazing place and great location (in 397 reviews)
  • "Perfect location, clean room, great rooftop" (in 282 reviews)
  • The room was very clean. (in 264 reviews)
Cons -
  • No thermostat room was very warm (in 223 reviews)
  • I accidentally booked a shared bathroom room. (in 219 reviews)
  • Rooms very small with no fridges inside. (in 134 reviews)

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Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 12:00 PM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • Pod 51 is typically below the average price of 3 star hotels in New York. On average, you can expect to pay $434 per night in New York. Pod 51 typically costs $166 per night, which is $268 cheaper than the New York average.

  • If there is no traffic, the 5.2 mi drive between New York LaGuardia and Pod 51 should only take about 15min. If your hotel is in a more metropolitan area, you may see the driving time increase due to traffic.

  • If you intend on renting a car to travel from New York LaGuardia to the hotel, you will have peace of mind knowing that Pod 51 offers parking on site. Car rentals in the area typically go for $35/day for a base model rental. Another more common option is to just take a taxi or rideshare service from the airport to Pod 51. The nearest airport to the hotel is New York LaGuardia.

  • Yes, dogs and pets are welcome at Pod 51.

  • Pod 51 does have a restaurant on site that guests and non-guests can use. Ask the front desk for kitchen hours or call Pod 51 at +1 212 355 0300.

  • At this time, our data shows that there is no on-site pool at Pod 51. However, hotels can make changes that can significantly change the venue. For the most accurate answer, it would be best to call the hotel directly at +1 212 355 0300.

  • Pod 51 is 1.0 mi away from the city center of New York, where you can find interesting sights such as Times Square.

  • If you have questions about Pod 51 or your reservation, please call the front desk directly at +1 212 355 0300.

  • Yes, Pod 51 has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • You can plan to arrive after 3:00 PM for checking in. Check-out time is 12:00 PM. We advise notifying the front desk of any requests as early as possible.

  • Depending on the room type you prefer and your travel dates, the cost will differ. Average price per night at Pod 51, New York is $226, but you may find great deals as low as $38. You can find rates for your trip in the form above.

  • Yes, laundry services are accessible for guests staying at Pod 51, New York.

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