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Hotel Week NYC Returns January 4 to 20, 2013

The library at the Library.

January is the slowest of slow seasons in New York. And small wonder. The weather is dreary, days are still dark, and the holiday fizz has gone flat.

In short, it’s the perfect time to come to New York if you’re looking for deals. Read more

A Chat With Vanessa Guilford About Designing Pod51 and Pod39, the Hip Budget Hotels

A red room at the new Pod 39.

In early 2011 I spent a night at the Pod Hotel on East 51st Street in one of the tiniest rooms on the planet. But what my little cell lacked in size it made up in style and smarts. Read more

Pod 39 Throws Open its Doors with an $85-a-Room “Sample Sale”

On sale, limited time only.

New York is the capital of sample sales for everything from designer T-shirts to sofas, so why not hotels? During early July Pod 39, the new East 39th Street sibling to the original Pod Hotel, aka Pod 51, is offering guests a chance to “sample” the new hotel for $85 a night. Read more