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Pod 51

3-star3 stars
230 E 51st St, New York, NY, 10022, United States of America

3-star hotel with restaurant, near 5th Avenue
  • Free WiFi
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From 5,552 reviews. TripAdvisor Traveller Rating.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Great location
Good internet service
Delicious food
More comfort would be nice

Pod 51

from £107
  • Single Room, 1 Single Bed, Shared Bathroom
  • Standard Bunk Bed Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Double Room, Private Bathroom
  • Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed, Private Bathroom

What’s around Pod 51


  • In Midtown
  • 5th Avenue (8-minute walk)
  • St. Patrick's Cathedral (9-minute walk)
  • United Nations Headquarters (10-minute walk)
  • Rockefeller Center (12-minute walk)
  • Chrysler Building (12-minute walk)
  • Top of the Rock (12-minute walk)
  • Museum of Modern Art (13-minute walk)

Getting around

  • Teterboro, NJ (TEB) 16-min drive
  • Newark, NJ (EWR-Liberty Intl.) 20-min drive
  • New York, NY (LGA-LaGuardia) 20-min drive
  • New York, NY (JFK-John F. Kennedy Intl.) 20-min drive
  • Linden, NJ (LDJ) 27-min drive
  • Caldwell, NJ (CDW-Essex County) 29-min drive
  • New York Grand Central Terminal Station 13-min walk
  • New York W 32nd St. Station 4-min drive
  • Long Island City Station 4-min drive
  • Lexington Av.-53 St. Station 4-min walk
  • Lexington Av.-63 St. Station 4-min walk
  • 51 St. Station 8-min walk

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 348 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 14 floors


  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-out time is noon

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms



  • Self parking *

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Breakfast (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
Working away
  • Conference space
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter
  • Lift
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Garden
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding
Freshen up
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 27-inch LCD TV
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Pod 51’s small print

Also known as

  • Pod 51 Hotel New York
  • Pod 51 New York
  • Pod 51 Hotel New York
  • Pod 51 Hotel New York
  • Pod 51 Hotel
  • Pod 51 New York
  • Pod 51
  • The Pod Hotel
  • Pod Hotel New York City
  • Pod Hotel Nyc
  • Pod New York City
  • Pod 51 Hotel


Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

  • Resort fee: USD 22.95 per accommodation, per night

Resort fee inclusions:

  • Internet access (may be limited)
  • Phone calls (may be limited)

Inclusions may be listed elsewhere on the page as free or for a surcharge.

Optional extras

Self-parking costs USD 35 per night

Parking is available nearby and costs USD 35 per night

Breakfast costs between USD 6 and USD 15 per person (approximately)

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 22 per person

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

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Recent reviews

Very good 8.0 From 3,467 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Great place to stay
Really lovely hotel, with a cool interior, and awesome view from the roof terrace. Friendly helpful staff, and Clinton Hall bar and burger joint (with entertainment from Izzy Uncut’s Drag Bingo and amazing music from Guitaro5000 just added to the stay) Great location meaning lots of things are in easy walking distance, and 51st subway station is only a block away)
Blake, gb5 night trip
Very good 8.0
Excellent location, would stay again!
New York’s expensive to stay in, this was one of the more ‘affordable’ hotels. Excellent location, a short walk to Times Square and a local subway stop which is a single line to the JFK airport train. The room was very small, more suited for a single person with not much privacy in the en-suite bathroom, but it was clean and tidy and served its purpose. Would definitely stay here again though and can’t wait to get back to New York! Please note some rooms may have the air condition unit outside the window, we searched for the off switch as it was fairly loud to find it was already off! So may need earplugs!!
Kim, gbRomance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Good little hotel.
Fab hotel, rooms are small but clean. This is the second time I've stayed here and I would return.
gbFamily trip
Exceptional 10.0
Absolutely amazing hotel. Room is super clean and modern. Cleaned every day , the bathroom is great ! The shower is powerful . Shower gel , soaps and shampoo and conditioner even provided! Location is good , 15 mins walk to Central Park. Breakfast is good, reception is modern and rooftop is fabulous. All staff very helpful . Thank you ! I Will stay again when I come back to New York soon!
Aimee, gb4 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Kind and friendly staffs, smooth check-ins and check-out procedures, room size was decent although the sinks were quite small. Shared showers were also clean as well.
gbTrip with friends

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