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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 Bloomingdale's and Grand Central Terminal.
Make yourself at home in one of the 348 air-conditioned rooms featuring LCD televisions. Complimentary wired and wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and digital programming provides entertainment. 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 complimentary wired Internet access, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!Opens in a new window
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 WiFi and wired high-speed Internet access, a concierge desk, and self-parking (surcharge) one block away. Free newspapers are also available in the lobby.
- 24-hour front desk
- Number of floors - 14
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Coffee shop or café
- Free newspapers in lobby
- Concierge services
- Conference space
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Free WiFi
- Free wired high-speed Internet
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Rooftop terrace
- Multilingual staff
- Total number of rooms - 348
- Luggage storage
- Self parking (surcharge)
- Smoke-free property
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet
Self parking (surcharge)
- Premium TV channels
- Air conditioning
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- LCD TV
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- Free toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Daily housekeeping
- In-room safe
- Iron/ironing board (on request)
- Digital TV service
- Free WiFi
- Free wired high-speed Internet
- Premium bedding
Where to Eat
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.
Nearby Things to Do
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.
If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.
- Accessible bathroom
- In-room accessibility
- Roll-in shower
Minimum check-in age is 18
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Check-out time is noon
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Pets not allowed
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property 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.
No rollaway/extra beds available
No cribs (infant beds) available
- Breakfast fee: between USD 6 and USD 15 per person (approximately)
- Airport shuttle fee: USD 22 per person
- Self parking fee: USD 35 per night
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