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Hip and affordable hotel in Midtown East

A stay at Pod 51 places you in the heart of New York, minutes from United Nations Headquarters and Chrysler Building.

This hotel is close to Grand Central Terminal and Rockefeller Center.

Make yourself at home in one of the 348 air-conditioned rooms featuring LCD televisions. Bathrooms have complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and desks.

Take in the views from a rooftop terrace and a garden and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access.

You can enjoy a meal at a restaurant serving the guests of Pod 51, or find a snack in a coffee shop/café. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.

Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, a 24-hour front desk, and multilingual staff.

Pod 51

At your hotel

This affordably priced hotel is on East 51st Street, just four blocks east of Fifth Avenue and Rockefeller Center. The Theater District, Radio City Music Hall, and United Nations Headquarters are among the many attractions within six blocks.

A seasonal outdoor café provides indoor and patio dining, and an independently operated and highly regarded French bistro is on the building's street level. Second and Third Avenues, brimming with restaurants and clubs, are within a five-minute walk. Subways, less than two blocks from The Pod Hotel New York, provide easy access to SoHo, the Meatpacking District, and other must-see neighborhoods. The hotel offers free guided walking tours of the city three days a week (weather permitting).

Pod conveniences include complimentary wireless Internet access, a concierge desk, and self-parking one block away.

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Number of floors - 14
  • Bar/lounge
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Conference space
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Elevator/lift
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Garden
  • Multilingual staff
  • Total number of rooms - 348
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Restaurant
  • Smoke-free property
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Stay connected

Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi

In your room

  • Air conditioning
  • Phone
  • LCD TV
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Climate control
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • Desk
  • Hair dryer
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Premium bedding
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Eat and drink

Le Bateau Ivre - Independently owned French bistro located on street level. More than 250 varieties of French wines by the glass. Raw and grilled seafood, meats, tartines (open-faced sandwiches). Open daily from 8 AM until 4 AM (hours subject to change). Saturday and Sunday brunch, with live jazz on Sunday.

Outdoor Café - Open seasonally, this breakfast café offers indoor and patio dining.

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Play

Central Park, 12 blocks (about a mile) from the hotel, encompasses 843 acres of meadows, woods, cliffs, ravines, gardens, paths, and lakes in an emerald setting. Popular walking and running routes include Central Park Drive (closed to traffic during scheduled hours) and the path around the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir. The park abounds with playgrounds and wide, open spaces for romping. The Loeb Boathouse, on a picturesque lake, has rowboat and bicycle rentals. The Wollman Rink offers ice-skating in the winter, the Victorian Gardens amusement park during warmer months, and splendid views of the park and city year-round.

The fine print for Pod 51

When you arrive

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

When you leave

Check-out time is noon

How you can pay

Accepted at this hotel: American Express, MasterCard, Visa

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

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Fees

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