5 hotels for a shoestring budget in New York

1) Pod 39

For those whose only desire is to be out and about. Streamlined, compact rooms offer just what you need to stay in NYC and have extra cash to run around with. Bonuses: a whimsical rooftop space, with tacos, and a colorful lobby with room to relax or play a game of ping-pong and meet fellow travelers.

room interior of Pod 39 Hotel

145 East 39th Street (between 3rd and Lexington Avenue)

+1 212 865 5700



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