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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.

Pod 51 has been welcoming guests since Oct 14, 2009

Property Highlights

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


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This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Property questions and answers
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  • Do rooms come with a mini fridge? Also, instead of a bunk, is one bed and maybe a rollaway available?
    There are no refrigerators or rollaway beds available.
    Answered on January 5, 2022
  • Hi, what is the minimum check-in age?
    The required age to check in is 18
    Answered on January 7, 2022
  • Hi, shared bathroom, with how many rooms it is shared? Is that only bathroom but toiled it private or both are shared? br, Mihailo
    Shared bathrooms includes showers and toilets.
    Answered on January 21, 2022
  • 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.
    Answered on October 19, 2021
  • Do you offer single rooms with your own bathroom with shower? Is there a gym at the facility or close by? Thanks
    Hello Thank you for choosing us. We have rooms with private bathroom , base on availability . There is a gym on 52nd St between 3rd and Lexington A..
    Answered on June 26, 2022
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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
  • Towels
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Alarm clock
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Room Amenities
  • Clothes rack
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • iPod dock
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Telephone
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.
  • Parking Off-site Additional charge
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk
Safety & security
  • Safe
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Laptop safe
  • Carpeted
  • Elevator
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

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

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

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

  • Room options at Pod 51 include:

    • Double
    • Single
    • Twin

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

    • Car 1h

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

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

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

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

    • Pod 51 has 2 restaurants:

      • Clinton Hall
      • POD Café & Garden