The Pod 39

New York City - Manhattan, USA

11.1 K reviews
Very good hotel for solo travelers. Close to Penn. Good for sightseeing with access to public transportation. Awesome vibe.
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  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • 24h Service
  • TV
  • Fitness
  • Room
    • Double Bed
    • Bathtub
    • Radio
    • Central Heating
    • Bathroom
    • Safe
    • Internet Access
    • Shower
    • Hairdryer
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Carpeting
    • Air conditioning (centrally regulated)
  • Facility
    • Elevators
    • WLAN access
    • Bar(s)
    • Hotel Room Safe
    • Air conditioning
    • Foyer
    • Public Internet Access
    • Coatroom
    • Café
  • Food
    • Breakfast Served
    • Children's Entertainment
145 East 39th Street New York City New York 10016


The air-conditioned hotel comprises a total of 366 rooms. A lobby and a reception are available to guests. Most storeys can be reached by lift. Amenities include a cloakroom and a safe. Wireless internet access in public areas allows travellers to stay connected. Among the culinary options available at the accommodation are a restaurant, a dining area, a café and a bar. Those arriving in their own vehicles can leave them in the car park of the establishment for a fee. Additional services include a babysitting service and a childcare service.


Each of the rooms is appointed with air conditioning, central heating and a bathroom. Most rooms also feature a terrace for relaxation. The carpeted rooms feature a double bed or a queen-size bed. There is also a safe. An ironing set is also available for guests' convenience. Little extras, including internet access, a telephone, a TV, a radio, an alarm clock and WiFi, contribute to a great stay. A shower and a bathtub can be found in the bathrooms. A hairdryer is also available. The hotel offers non-smoking rooms.


The terrace is a great place to while away the time. The accommodation offers a gym (for a fee) to travellers. An entertainment programme is offered for children.


Breakfast can be booked.


  • Location
    "Great location"

    Excellent midtown location. Location was superb. Location is superb.

    "Great location." "Near public transport, airport, and train station." "Central location with great sightseeing, dining out and shopping." "Good car access, but so-so parking."

  • Vibe
    "Awesome vibe"

    Fantastic atmosphere. Stylish bath rooms. Friendly budget hotel.

    "Awesome vibe." "Modern Hotel." "Friendly atmosphere." "Stylish hotel." "Entrance area is ok." "Suitable for solo travelers." "Good for traveling with friends." "Nice boutique hotel."

  • Service
    "Fantastic service"

    Exquisite staff. Maid service exceptional. Excellent front desk service.

    "Warm service and reception, but bar service lacking." "Professional service with great management and housekeeping." "Great concierge service." "Restaurant could offer better service." "Booking process is sufficient." "Room service is average." "Good shuttle service." "Recreation staff is ok." "Hotel security can be an issue." "Laundry service can be improved."

  • Bar and Beverages
    "Bar is awesome"

    Fantastic roof bar. Rooftop Bar was amazing. Bar downstairs is awesome.

    "Good, but spendy, bar." "Standard alcoholic drinks." "Pool bar needs better service."

  • Amenities
    "Great amenities"

    Amazing rooftop lounge. Amazing facilities. Beautiful hotel design.

    "Updated facilities with a great terrace." "Beautiful architecture." "Nice hotel grounds and entrance area is alright." "Elevator in need of updating."

  • WiFi
    "Good internet service"

    Wi-fi worked properly. Complimentary Wi-Fi. Complimentary wifi.

    "Good wifi quality." "Free internet."

  • Room
    "Room is all right"

    Fabulous water pressure. Excellent sound proofing. AC works great.

    "Clean and new rooms with adequate furniture." "Small and poorly maintained rooms." "Bathrooms are small but clean." "Fantastic balconies and views, with excellent beds and TVs." "Great shower."

  • Breakfast
    "Breakfast is average"

    Wonderful croissant. Great for breakfast. Great Bagel.

    "Decent and moderately priced breakfast."

  • Comfort
    "More comfort would be nice"

    Tiny bowl. Broken A/C. Terrible drilling noise.

    "Beds are good, but guests complain about room size and comfort."