Located in New York City, just a short walk from Grand Central Terminal, Pod 39 provides 3-star accommodation and complimentary Wi-Fi. It is steps from Chrysler Building, restaurants and nightlife options.
There are a variety of facilities on offer to those staying at the hotel, including a rooftop terrace, an express check-in and check-out feature and meeting facilities. Staff are available 24/7 and can assist with booking tours and tickets.
The cosy, air conditioned rooms have a flat-screen TV, a private bathroom and an in-room safe. They are also fitted with cable/satellite channels, a rain shower and a hair dryer.
During their stay at Pod 39, guests can dine at Empellon Al Pastor and relax with a drink at Pod 39 Rooftop.
After settling in to their room, guests can discover the local area with use of Grand Central-42nd Street Subway Station, which is a brief stroll from the hotel. Empire State Building, United Nations Headquarters and Bryant Park are a brief walk away.
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|Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 12:00 PM|
|Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.|
Early check-in cannot be requested and guaranteed, but guests are welcome to arrive early – if your room is available, early check-in will be granted. Late checkout may also be available upon request; simply contact the front desk during your stay to be informed about availability and fees.
The hotel offers dedicated ADA rooms, which are around 207 sq ft and feature plenty of maneuvering clearance. A queen bed, roll-in or transfer shower, bathroom grab bars, raised toilet, lowered closet space and audible/visual alarms are just some of the features included in these rooms. Service animals are welcome and there are accessible routes throughout the building.
The hotel offers free scheduled walking tours that allow guests to explore New York City like a local. Every Wednesday morning you can depart on foot to discover Central Park and the Upper West Side neighborhood, learning plenty of fascinating facts and stories along the way. Guests may also join any of the walking tours leaving from other Pod hotels around the city, which take in areas such as Chinatown, Soho, Greenwich Village, Brooklyn Heights and Midtown Manhattan.
The restaurant at this hotel is run by Al Pastor, which focuses on contemporary Mexican cuisine served in a relaxed atmosphere. Tacos and bar snacks are all available, plus a list of tiki-inspired cocktails, tequilas and margaritas. The seasonal rooftop bar also serves up cocktails and light snacks with a Mexican twist. While hotel guests enjoy priority access, the venues are both open to the public so booking in advance is advisable.
If traveling to the hotel from New York John F. Kennedy International, guests have the option of using public transport or taking a taxi. Traveling by Air Train, you can reach Penn Station and either walk (around 10-12m) the rest of the way to the hotel or catch a taxi or rideshare service such as Uber. Taking a taxi all the way from the airport will probably cost approximately $65 and take 1h or more depending on traffic. Guests arriving at LaGuardia may opt for the R train or a taxi, while arrivals at Newark Liberty International can also take the Air Train to Penn Station.
The Playroom Lounge is a relaxing, inviting space in which guests can work or make new friends over one of the hotel’s many board games such as battleship and air hockey, which are available to borrow free of charge. For the active guest, there are many outdoor sightseeing options nearby such as Central Park and the High Line, while Madison Square Garden hosts numerous live music and comedy performances throughout the year.(Prices checked 21/05/19).
Pod 39 is located at 145 East 39th Street in Midtown, 0.8 miles from the center of New York. Grand Central Terminal is the closest landmark to Pod 39.
Check-in time is 3:00 PM and check-out time is 12:00 PM at Pod 39.
Yes, Pod 39 offers free Wi-Fi.
Pod 39 is 1 miles from New York Skyports SPB.
Yes, Pod 39 is a pet-friendly hotel.