Travelled on my own in October 2016. After doing extensive research I decided to stay here.
This hotel is in a brilliant location, within walking distance of Times Square, Central park and is near Lexington avenue which has a few subway lines. So access around the city is simple.
I had a single room which was very small but fulfilled my needs. The bathroom was shared but this wasn't an issue.
The staff were very helpful including one of the porters: I enquired about getting a shuttle bus to JFK and he promptly booked me on one for less than $25, far more comfortable than lumping my suitcase on the subway.
Overall I didn't spend a huge amount of time in the hotel; but when I did, it was safe, comfortable and I would contemplate staying there again if I was travelling on my own to NYC.
It was cheaper than all other 3/4 star accommodation which was a big help.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The hippest affordable hotel in New York City, where new friends are made every day. Room types for every budget and preference. Free WiFi and week day walking tours. Kick back and relax in our lobby, grab a bite to eat at our cafe, or soak up the city in our beautiful rooftop garden. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Pod Hotel New York City
- The Pod Hotel
- Pod Hotel Nyc
- Pod New York City