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58 out of 100

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Pet-friendly

Pod Times Square

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8.2

Good (23,804 ratings)

New York City, United States - 

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560 m Times Square

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630 m Jacob K. Javits Convention Center

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700 m Broadway

Hotel Overview

**Pod Times Square** is a compact and modern hotel located in the heart of New York City, offering a unique and efficient lodging experience. It has garnered a reputation for providing clean, affordable, and conveniently located accommodations, making it a popular choice among travelers seeking a no-frills yet comfortable stay in an otherwise expensive city.

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Hotel highlights

Location

Property

Cleanliness

  1. Location: Very close to major attractions and public transportation.
  2. Price: Offers affordable rates compared to other hotels in the area.
  3. Cleanliness: Rooms and common areas are kept exceptionally clean.
  4. Staff: Friendly and helpful staff members.
  5. Modern Design: Chic and modern design aesthetics in rooms and common areas.
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Area for improvement

  1. Small Rooms: Rooms are compact and might feel cramped for some guests.
  2. Noisy at Times: Can be noisy due to its location and thin walls.
  3. Limited Amenities: Fewer on-site amenities compared to larger hotels.
  4. Slow Elevators: Some guests have complained about slow elevator service.
  5. Wi-Fi Issues: Occasional complaints about slow or unreliable Wi-Fi connection.

Amenities

Pet friendly

Pet friendly

Air conditioning

Air conditioning

Restaurant

Bar

Housekeeping

24/7 front desk

24/7 front desk

A bar/lounge

A restaurant

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Total 23,804 Reviews

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RateScore is average rating from most popular providers

Blended Web Rating

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8.6

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8.1

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8.6

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3.9/5

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4.0/5

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agoda

528 Reviews

8.6 / 10

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booking

16,138 Reviews

8.1 / 10

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expedia

3,335 Reviews

8.6 / 10

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google

1,510 Reviews

3.9 / 5

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tripadvisor

2,293 Reviews

4.0 / 5

Reviews

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Words are aggregated from hotel reviews across the web and listed by the most mentions.

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Property was mentioned 852 times

23% Negative67% Positive

Reviews based on Property

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Intangur Photography3 months ago
5/5Google icon

I was looking for rooms for a recent NY stay when I happened across the Pod Time Square. The prices seemed quite reasonable so I went ahead and booked. When initially entering the hotel you take a glass elevator up to the main lobby. It gives a pretty nice first impression and looks pretty cool. The front desk clerk was quite friendly and professional. The keycard they give you for you room also acts as entry to the hotel after midnight and is also required to use the 2nd set of elevators that go to the rooms. Thats a pretty good security feature to have. The room itself was actually nicer than I had expected. As a solo traveler I didn't really need much space, as I wasn't going to be spending much time in the room. It was a pretty good size though in my opinion. The glass shower/bathroom combo was pretty cool. It is also frosted, so you can't actually see through it. The view though, wow! I was not expecting it to be that nice. The room I was in had a great view of the city with the Empire State building in eyesight, which made for some cool photo opportunities. The hotel doesn't offer food, but considering how many stores there are in the area, it wasn't much of an issue. There is a bar within the hotel, but it is a bit on the pricy side. Still, not bad if you just want a drink or two. Overall, would definitely recommend this hotel if you are looking for a spot near time square.

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Dj Bonzz “Bones”3 months ago
5/5Google icon

Excellent location for Times Square Area. Self parking across the street get code on line. Best bang for the buck. Pods was secure and friendly staff. Vibrant place for Times Square jump off. Security elevators to upper levels. If you’re planning on staying in your room don’t stay here very small room but functional. Good views of 42nd street. What’s not to like 👍🏻 Best places to visit. Birdland Grand Central Station Times Square Rockefeller Empire State Building Dallas BBQ Inexpensive place your eat and Relax. Good Luck

Hotel Quality

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General Info

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Total number of rooms 665

WiFi Quality

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Idle

11

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262

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73

Wifi Speed Is Good For

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web browsing

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HD online movies

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group video calls

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online streaming

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4K online movies

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online gaming

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Location Area Map

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What's nearby

Times Square

560 m

Jacob K. Javits Convention Center

630 m

Broadway

700 m

Rockefeller Center

1.26 km

Central Park

1.5 km

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Getting around

Times Sq.

Nearby

Penn Station

980 m

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Airports Nearby

John F. Kennedy Intl. Airport (JFK)

23.5 km

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Restaurants

Frames Bowling Lounge

140 m

Serafina

Nearby

Bea

140 m

Dalton's Bar & Grill

140 m

West Bank Cafe

Nearby

Street View

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Daytime safety

70 out of 100

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Nighttime safety

48 out of 100

Risky

New York City safety index

Safety

Crime

58

Overall Safety Index

Risky

An average rating of the six safety categories

58 out of 100

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Women safety

Safe

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Likelihood of inappropriate behavior against women.

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64

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Physical safety

Safe

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Likelihood of injury due to harmful intent.

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70

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Property safety

Risky

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Likelihood of theft.

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57

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Political safety

Unsafe

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Potential for infringement of political rights or political unrest.

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40

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LGBTQ safety

Safe

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Likelihood of harm or discrimination against LGBTQ persons or groups and level of caution required at location.

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67

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Medical safety

Risky

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Likelihood of illness or disease, assessment of water and air quality, and access to reliable medical care.

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47

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Overall Crime index

Moderate

An average rating of the crime categories

50 out of 100

Property crime severity

Moderate

57

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Mugging or robbery  49/100

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Car theft  40/100

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Car break-ins  48/100

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Home break-ins  41/100

Violent crime severity

Moderate

53

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Physical attacks  48/100

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Racism or religion motivated attacks  40/100

Other crime severity

Moderate

54

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Insult or harassment in public  54/100

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Corruption or bribery  53/100

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Drug problem  60/100

Prices Around Property

Average Daily Costs Per Person

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Bottle of water 1.5L

$1.2 - $3.3

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Coffee

$2.8 - $7.5

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Beer 0.5L

$1.6 - $4

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Meal, inexpensive restaurant

$14.1 - $37.7

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Public transport, one-way ticket

$2.6 - $2.7

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Taxi 1km (normal tariff)

$1.5 - $3.5

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Meal for 2 people, mid-range restaurant, three-course

$73.6 - $188.6

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Bottle of mid-range wine

$10.4 - $28.3

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McMeal at McDonalds

$9.4 - $14.1

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Coke/Pepsi 0.33L

$1.9 - $4.7

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Public transport, monthly pass

$119.8 - $135.3

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Gasoline (1 liter)

$0.9 - $1.3

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Mobile phone monthly plan

$37.7 - $80.2

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Fitness club, monthly fee

$24.5 - $282.9

Weather In New York City

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Air Quality

Unhealthy (For Sensitive Groups)

PM2.57

PM1014

53

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Limited risk for sensitive individuals. Not recommended to do outdoor activities.

Drinkable Water Quality

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Fair

Water may have some problems, not recommended for daily consumption.

Traffic around property

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Moderate

Traffic is moving at a steady pace, smooth driving without significant delays.

House Rules

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Check in after 15:00

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Check out until 12:00

Children welcome

Pets welcome

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