The Pod 51

New York City - Manhattan, USA

9.2 K reviews
Very good for traveling with friends. Great pool. Great location.
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  • Wi-Fi
  • Garage & Parking
  • Restaurant
  • 24h Service
  • TV
  • Fitness
  • Room
    • Double Bed
    • Central Heating
    • Radio
    • Heating (individually regulated)
    • Safe
    • Internet Access
    • Hairdryer
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Carpeting
    • Air conditioning (individually regulated)
    • Satellite/cable TV
    • Air conditioning (centrally regulated)
  • Facility
    • 24-hour check-in
    • Elevators
    • WLAN access
    • Bar(s)
    • Laundry Service
    • Air conditioning
    • Conference Room
230 E 51st St. New York City New York 10022


Situated in New York's Midtown East, the hotel is only six blocks from the Theatre District and 1.5 km from Central Park.


Guest accommodation comprises 370 rooms. Individual storeys are accessible via the lift or stairs. Services and facilities at the hotel include a restaurant, a dining area, a bar, a laundry service and a conference room. Wireless internet access in public areas allows travellers to stay connected. Guests arriving by car can leave their vehicles in the garage (for a fee) or in the car park.


Each of the rooms is appointed with air conditioning, central heating and a living room. The carpeted accommodation units feature a double bed. There is also a safe. Internet access, a telephone, a TV, a radio and WiFi ensure optimal comfort. A hairdryer is provided in the bathrooms. The hotel offers non-smoking rooms.


Breakfast can be booked.


The following credit cards are accepted at the establishment: American Express, VISA and MasterCard.


  • Location
    "Great location"

    Terrific Midtown location. Amazing places to eat. Location was superb.

    "Great location." "Central location with great sightseeing, dining out and shopping." "Close to public transport and the train." "Excellent parking and car access."

  • WiFi
    "Good internet service"

    Internet worked great. Wi-fi worked very well. Good internet access.

    "Good wifi quality." "Free internet."

  • Value for money
    "Best value for money"

    Excellent value for the price. Price point excellent. Excellent for the price.

    "Best value for money." "Free internet." "High priced breakfast." "Normally priced food."

  • Service
    "Fantastic service"

    Staff was fantastic. Excellent cleaning staff. Excellent front desk staff.

    "Friendly service, great housekeeping, and excellent tour guides." "Average reception and restaurant service, but management is not great." "Great concierge service." "Booking process should be better organized." "Shuttle service is ok." "Room service is average." "Hotel security can be an issue."

  • Pool
    "Great pool"

    Slide in front of.

    "Great pool."

  • Amenities
    "Great amenities"

    Marvelous roof garden. Terrific light fixtures. Excellent interior design.

    "Great terrace, but mediocre entrance area." "Facilities are modern with a lovely conference area." "Great hotel grounds and outdoor sports facilities." "Beautiful architecture." "Elevator in need of updating."

  • Breakfast
    "Breakfast is average"

    Delicious bagel. Excellent for breakfast. Freshly baked almond croissant.

    "Breakfast is decent but expensive."

  • Room
    "Room needs to be improved"

    Walls are paper thin. Terrible night's sleep. Terrible window view.

    "Badly maintained rooms with poor minibars and kitchenettes." "Bathrooms are small but clean." "Small rooms with insufficient A/C and subpar furniture." "Clean rooms, with standard beds, but impressive views and balconies." "Shower was ok." "Modern rooms, with good TV's."

  • Comfort
    "More comfort would be nice"

    Walls are paper thin. Terrible night's sleep. Poor noise insulation.

    "Small rooms with comfort and noise issues." "Small rooms and poor A/C, but decent beds."