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Pod 51 places you in Midtown East - Grand Central, within a leisurely stroll of popular sights such as Chrysler Building and Rockefeller Center. This 348-room, 3-star hotel has a restaurant, free in-room WiFi, and a rooftop terrace. It's in central New York and also a short walk from Grand Central Terminal and United Nations Headquarters.

Dining

You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge or visit the onsite restaurant for a bite to eat. Get a pick-me-up at the coffee shop/café. Start your day off with breakfast, available for a fee.

Rooms

Pod 51's 348 air-conditioned rooms provide safes, phones, and desks. 27-inch LCD TVs come with digital channels, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi and wired Internet. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries, and beds are dressed in premium bedding.

Property features

Guests of Pod 51 enjoy a rooftop terrace, free WiFi in public areas, and conference space. Self parking is available for USD 35 per night. Multilingual staff at the 24-hour front desk can assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Additional amenities include free newspapers, a garden, and a porter/bellhop.

Highlights

  • Walking distance to Chrysler Building and Rockefeller Center
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Rooftop terrace

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 

Internet

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

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • LCD TV 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • 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.

Accessibility

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

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

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Contact the property in advance to get details.

Check-out

Check-out time is Noon

Payment types

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

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

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 6 and USD 15 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 22 per person
  • 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.

Hotel Name

  • 51 Pod
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  • Pod 51 Hotel
  • Pod 51 Hotel New York
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  • Pod Hotel New York City
  • Pod Hotel Nyc
  • Pod New York City
  • The Pod Hotel

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