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Pod 51
3 stars

Pod 51

230 East 51st Street, New York, NY 10022, United States
New York, NY
See location+1 212 355 0300
AED 409

rate per night

based on 11209 reviews
11,209 reviews
Room type
Nightly total
Double room
AED 409
Standard Room
AED 437
Queen room
AED 617

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About Pod 51

  • Hotel Room
    You’ll have a private room with all the hotel’s amenities
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi for free
Hotel with rooftop terrace, walk to 5th Avenue A restaurant, a bar/lounge, and a rooftop terrace are available at this smoke-free hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a coffee shop/cafe, conference space, and concierge services. Housekeeping is available on request. Pod 51 offers 348 accommodations with safes and hair dryers. Beds feature premium bedding. 27-inch LCD televisions come with premium digital channels. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary toiletries and blackout drapes/curtains. Irons/ironing boards, change of towels, and change of bedsheets can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

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*Total includes estimated local taxes & fees payable on check out.
Prices are based on 1 night including VAT, excluding local taxes and fees.

Amenities at Pod 51

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Coffee shop
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Internet
  • Parking
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Hairdryer

Services and conveniences

  • Conference rooms
  • Concierge service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Air-conditioned
  • Heating

Accessibility and suitability

  • No smoking
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Disabled access
  • Lift


  • Hairdryer
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower
  • Private bathroom


  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Coffee shop


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Garden

Parking and transportation

  • Parking

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV


  • Desk


  • Storage available

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping

Reviews of Pod 51

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8.0 Very Good
Pros:Excellent location
Cons:Small room
4.0 Mediocre
Pros:Being an affordable place to sleep. But disappointed to not have a bathroom ensuite. I didn't realize when i booked this time. I normally get a room at Pod WITH a bathroom and it's fine. This one did not have one and was a real pain.
Cons:CHECK to see if you have an en suite bathroom!
7.1 Good
Pros:Compact room but has everything needed, even natural light. I had room with en suite toilet and shower.
Cons:Free coffee either in room or downstairs. I don’t mind the tiny room but not at the high price (over $200). Need USB outlets.
8.8 Very Good
Pros:Great location. Within walking distance of iconic sights like Rockefeller Center, Radio City Music Hall, and Times Square. Near great shopping districts and good restaurants. Cute rooftop deck. Clean, trendy bathrooms and rooms.
Cons:Noisy and bright location. Difficult to sleep. Not the most relaxing.
7.1 Good
Pros:Very tiny for the price but great location, clean.
Cons:No fridge in room.
2.0 Poor
6.0 Okay
Pros:Clean and convenient location.
Cons:Tight for two adults... cruise ship bathroom.
8.0 Very Good
Pros:I really liked the lights in your room telling you if someone is using the bathroom.
10.0 Wonderful
Pros:I love this hotel. I’m use to suites and thought the size of the room would be a problem. It wasn’t! It’s location is so great we were barely there. While we were there it was comfortable.
Cons:The shower head is in the center of the shower. Thank goodness I brought my shower cap.
9.1 Wonderful


230 East 51st Street, New York, NY 10022

What's nearby

  • Grand Central Terminal0.8 km
  • Rockefeller Center0.9 km
  • Museum of Modern Art1 km
  • New York Public Library1.2 km
  • Bryant Park1.2 km
  • Times Square1.4 km
  • Broadway1.4 km
  • Fifth Avenue1.4 km
  • Empire State Building1.6 km
  • Frick Collection1.7 km
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art2.7 km
  • Central Park3.1 km



Check in anytime after 15:00, check out anytime before 12:00


Cancellation/pre-payment policies vary by room type and provider.

Essential information about Pod 51

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Average price (weeknight)

AED 827

Average price (weekend night)

AED 1,194
Cheapest month to stay with an average 29% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 35% rise in price.
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When to book a room at Pod 51

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Top tips for your stay at Pod 51

  • If you’re after a cheap room at Pod 51, then you should consider staying during the low season. The cheapest deals can generally be found in July and June.
  • Prices can also vary depending on which day of the week you stay. For the best room deals at Pod 51, plan to stay on a Saturday or Tuesday. The most expensive day is usually Friday.
  • The cheapest price a room at Pod 51 was booked for on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was AED 628, while the most expensive was AED 628.
  • How long should you stay at Pod 51? KAYAK users usually book their rooms here for 2 days.

FAQs when booking at Pod 51

  • How do I get to Pod 51 from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport?

    The easiest and most convenient way to get to Pod 51 from the New York John F Kennedy Intl airport is to catch a yellow cab from outside the terminal. All taxis into the city center have a fixed rate of 52 USD per trip, but a surcharge applies if you are traveling during peak hours. Alternatively, you can get to your accommodation using public transport. You will first need to catch the AirTrain JFK Red line and get off at Jamaica Station. From there, walk to the Sutphin Blvd-Archer Av-JFK subway station and get on board subway line E heading towards the World Trade Center. Get off 7 stops later at the Lexington Avenue / 53rd Street station, and the hotel will be a 4min walk away.

  • Why should I stay at Pod 51?

    If you are looking to stay somewhere central in New York City yet affordable, Pod 51 is one of the best options, as it is located within walking distance to major attractions such as theaters where travelers can catch a Broadway show. And if that is not enough, in between sightseeing you will be able to relax at the hotel with an exclusive view that is only accessible to guests.

  • How do the shared bathrooms work at Pod 51?

    If you are booking a room with a shared bathroom at Pod 51, you will find 2 to 4 bathrooms that you can use on each floor of the hotel. Every room is equipped with a set of lights that indicates the status of each bathroom on the floor, so you will know whether there is a free one before even getting out of bed.

  • Does Pod 51 organize any activities for its guests?

    Pod 51 organizes free walking tours of New York City for all its guests. You will be exploring the city with a team member of Streetwise New York Tours, and there are 4 different tours to choose from, so you can discover a different area of the city every day of your stay. All tours start at 9:30 am and you must register beforehand with the Pod Hotel Concierge.

  • Can I do an early check-in at Pod 51?

    If you will be arriving early to New York City and would like to check in early to your Pod 51 hotel room, you can do so at no extra charge if the room is available. In the case it is not, you can store your luggage at reception until your room is ready. On the day of your departure, the hotel can also store your luggage for as long as you need after you check out.

  • Is parking available for guests at Pod 51?

    Pod 51 does not have any car park on site, however, all guests can get a discount off the normal rate at Icon Garage which is located nearby. You will need to ensure you get the parking slip validated by staff at the front desk to get the discount.(Prices checked 01/05/19).

  • Where is Pod 51 located?

    Pod 51 is located at 230 East 51st Street in Midtown, 1.6 km from the centre of New York. Grand Central Terminal is the closest landmark to Pod 51.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at Pod 51?

    Check-in time is 15:00 and check-out time is 12:00 at Pod 51.

  • Does Pod 51 offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, Pod 51 offers free Wi-Fi.

  • How far is Pod 51 from the airport?

    Pod 51 is 2.9 km from New York Skyports SPB.

  • How does KAYAK find such great Pod 51 hotel deals?

    KAYAK scours the web for all room deals available at Pod 51 in New York and lets you compare them to find the best rate for your stay. Many different travel sites will offer discounts or deals at different times for rooms at Pod 51 and KAYAK will provide you with prices from a huge range of travel sites. That means that you can always find a great deal for Pod 51.

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Good to know

Value for money


Distance to city centre

1.6 km

Nearest airport

New York LaGuardia

Distance to airport

8.4 km