Room type

Double Room, Private Bathroom

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed, Private Bathroom

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Single Room, 1 Single Bed, Shared Bathroom

Max Occupancy: 1 guest

Standard Room, Shared Bathroom

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Get an overview of this hotelHip 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. 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. This hotel also features concierge services and tour/ticket assistance.

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 high-speed (wired) Internet access, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

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 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Garden 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Total number of rooms - 348 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Restaurant 
  • 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)

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • LCD TV 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Climate control 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • 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.


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Braille or raised signage 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is Noon

Payment types

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.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available


The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 6 and USD 15 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: USD 35 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.
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