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Located in Midtown, Pod 39 is within a 5-minute walk of Chrysler Building and within 15 minutes of other popular attractions like Grand Central Terminal. This 366-room, 3-star hotel welcomes guests with conveniences like a restaurant, 3 bars/lounges, and free in-room WiFi. It's in central New York and also a short walk from Empire State Building and United Nations Headquarters.

Dining

Enjoy a leisurely bite to eat at Salvation Taco, the hotel's onsite restaurant. You can sip a beverage at the coffee shop/café. Full breakfast is offered for a fee each morning from 7 AM to 11 AM.

Rooms

Pod 39's 366 rooms are air-conditioned and provide free local calls, laptop-compatible safes, and desks. LCD TVs come with cable channels, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi and wired Internet. Beds sport premium bedding and bathrooms offer rainfall showers, hair dryers, and designer toiletries.

Property features

A local mainstay since 1918, Pod 39 offers free WiFi in public areas, a computer station, and an arcade/game room. Parking is USD 35 per day (USD 60 per day for valet parking)—but if you prefer not to drive, catch a ride in the shuttle from the airport to the hotel (available 24 hours) for USD 25.00 per person. The front desk has multilingual staff on hand 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this family-friendly hotel include a library, free newspapers, and a terrace.

Highlights

  • Walking distance to Chrysler Building and Grand Central Terminal
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Concierge services

Check-in

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-in time ends at midnight

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Room Amenities

Pod 39 offers 366 air-conditioned accommodations with laptop-compatible safes and designer toiletries. Beds feature premium bedding. LCD televisions come with premium cable channels. Bathrooms include showers with rainfall showerheads, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Hypo-allergenic bedding and irons/ironing boards can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • LCD TV 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Rainfall showerhead 
  • HDTV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Free dial-up Internet access 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Shower only 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Cable TV service 

Hotel Amenities

The hotel offers a restaurant. This family-friendly hotel also offers a rooftop terrace, a library, and a terrace. A total renovation of this property was completed in July 2012.

Pod 39 is a smoke-free property.

  • Offsite parking discounted rates available 
  • Year Built 1918 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Total number of rooms - 366 
  • Number of floors - 17 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Airport transportation - pickup (surcharge) 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 3 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Shopping center shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Computer station 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Library 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Terrace 
  • Restaurant 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount) 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Arcade/game room  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge), Offsite parking discounted rates available

Where to Eat

Full breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7 AM and 11 AM.

Salvation Taco - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Happy hour is offered.

Rooftop Bar and Lounge - This rooftop bar specializes in international cuisine and serves dinner and light fare. Happy hour is offered.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.

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

Noise-free rooms not guaranteed

Service animals exempt from fees/restrictions

No cribs (infant beds) available

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 3 and USD 15 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 25.00 per person
  • Self parking fee: USD 35 per day
  • Valet parking fee: USD 60 per day
  • Pet deposit: USD 10 per night
  • Pet fee: USD 10.00 per pet, 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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We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. Construction is underway at a neighboring building and there may be noise disturbance from the construction work. The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Pets

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 10.00 per pet, per night, plus a deposit of USD 10 per night
  • 1 per room (up to 15 lb)
  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply
  • Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation


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