Pod Hotel, New York

Pod Hotel Garden - photo by Rob McFarland
Pod Hotel Garden - photo by Rob McFarland

The Sun-Herald, Australia – May 22, 2011

Could I swing a cat? Probably not. Maybe a kitten. But I don’t care. I’m staying in a room that costs a fraction of what most New York hotels charge and I’ve got Manhattan on my doorstep.

The Pod Hotel is one of a growing number of New York properties that has tiny rooms at tiny rates. Offering “style on a shoestring”, it’s marketed as a hip and funky alternative to the big hotel chains. The rationale being, why pay a fortune to doss down in the city that never sleeps?

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Published by Rob McFarland

Hi! I'm an award-winning travel writer who divides his time between Sydney, the US and Europe. I regularly speak at travel events and have helped hundreds of aspiring travel writers, PR professionals and tourism operators through my writing courses.

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