The budget conscious funky hotel group Pod, has both a downtown and uptown location. The uptown joint offers visitors a choice of six “pod” types that sleep one to four guests and all rooms feature a trendy and colorful décor. Though cozy, the rooms are surprisingly well-appointed. Featuring flat screen TVs, desks and complimentary Wi-Fi, Pod 51 is a great pick for those that want to spend ample time exploring the city, but still want a comfortable place to rest their feet after a long day of hitting the pavement. The property boasts some stylish facilities such as a café for casual dining and a lively rooftop deck, ideal for sunbathing and imbibing on sunny days. Located just a few blocks from bustling Time’s Square, the location is great for those that want to stay in the middle of the action.
New York: City of dreams, skyscrapers and shake-in-ya-boots hotel prices—right? Not quite, especially if you know the best budget hotels to hit in NYC for solid amenities at super-affordable prices. Book into one of these gems and you’ll be able to save those pennies for tickets to Broadway shows, score tables at the best restaurants in NYC (and get the full chef’s menu—with wine pairing) and hit all the top New York attractions. Sleep in a budget hotel in NYC, and you won’t have to do the city on the cheap.
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