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This Manhattan Hotel is less than 0.6 mi from Rockefeller Center. It features modern décor and flat-screen TVs in rooms as well as an on-site lounge and rooftop garden.

Pod 51 has a multilingual concierge staff ready to help guests plan their visit to New York. Pod 51 provides a list of complimentary, daily activities going on in the town and organizes 3 daily tours for guests during weekdays.

Breakfast is available at the on-site cafe. The on-site lounge, Clinton Hall, serves American cuisine for lunch and dinner and provides a full bar as well.

Rooms at the Pod 51 have MP3 docking stations and free WiFi. Each room is also equipped with a safety deposit box and a hairdryer.

Radio City Music Hall is 0.7 mi from Pod 51. Times Square is 1.1 mi away, and St. Patrick’s Cathedral is 2,100 feet from the Pod.

This is our guests' favorite part of New York, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

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Pod 51 has been welcoming guests since Oct 14, 2009

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Located in the heart of New York, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.1

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About Pod 51

Welcoming guests since Oct 14, 2009

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  • Hi I was wondering what the age requirement is to book a room?

    You must be 18 years or older and present a proper ID. School IDs are not accepted.

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Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • United Nations New York
    0.4 miles
  • Saks Fifth Avenue
    0.4 miles
  • St Patrick's Cathedral
    0.4 miles
  • Rockefeller Center
    0.5 miles
  • Chrysler Building
    0.5 miles
  • Museum of Modern Art
    0.5 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Sushi You
    0 miles
Top attractions
  • Grand Central Station
    0.5 miles
  • Times Square
    0.9 miles
  • Empire State Building
    1 miles
  • Central Park
    1 miles
  • Madison Square Garden
    1.3 miles
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
    1.6 miles
  • Ellis Island
    5.4 miles
  • Yankee Stadium
    5.6 miles
  • Statue of Liberty
    6.1 miles
  • Citi Field
    6.4 miles
Public transit
  • Subway 51st Street Lexington Avenue Line
    0.2 miles
  • Subway Lexington Avenue/59th Street
    0.4 miles
  • Subway Fifth Avenue/53rd Street
    0.5 miles
  • Subway Grand Central - 42nd Street
    0.5 miles
Closest Airports
  • LaGuardia Airport
    5.2 miles
  • Teterboro Airport
    8.5 miles
  • Newark Liberty International Airport
    11.9 miles
How to get to Pod 51 from John F. Kennedy International Airport
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2 Restaurants On Site

    POD Café & Garden

    Food: American

    Open for: Breakfast, Cocktail hour

    Clinton Hall

    Food: American

    Open for: Lunch, Dinner, Cocktail hour

Amenities of Pod 51
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and charges may apply.
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
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House rules Pod 51 takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 3:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


Until 12:00 PM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 18 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.


When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa American Express Pod 51 accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that the credit card will be pre-authorized at least 7 days prior to the date of arrival.

Please note that the credit card and photo identification presented at check-in must match the name on the reservation. For third party reservations, a credit card authorization form is required. Contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about Pod 51

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Pod 51 by:

    • Car 1h

  • Room options at Pod 51 include:

    • Double
    • Single
    • Twin

  • Check-in at Pod 51 is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • Pod 51 offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Pod 51 has 2 restaurants:

      • POD Café & Garden
      • Clinton Hall

    • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Pod 51 (subject to availability):

      • Parking

    • Pod 51 is 1.1 miles from the center of New York.

    • The prices at Pod 51 may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.