Pod 39 in Midtown East
Pod 39 is a cool budget hotel at 145 East 39th Street, between Lexington and Third avenues, just 5 minutes walk from Grand Central Terminal.
Following the model of the successful original Pod Hotel, Pod 39 features hip, convenient and modern guest rooms and vibrant communal spaces where guests can socialize and connect.
The hotel have like the original the same winning formula with low rates (by New York standards, anyhow) but as usual you have to book well in advance.
Pod 39 features a lively Mexican restaurant, Empellón Al Pastor where Chef Alex Stupak creates a menu that focuses on mash note bar snacks and tacos in a laid back environment. Al Pastor’s drink menu focuses on margaritas, beers and shots along with a few tiki inspired cocktails. There is also the Playroom Lounge for you to sit back and people watch, get some work done, have a bite to eat, and a stunning rooftop bar for cocktails and views of Manhattan.
Pod 39, 145 E 39th Street