A little more than two years after approaching branding and design firm 321 Worldwide about an image overhaul, The Pickwick Arms hotel has a new look, new Web site, new tagline and logo, new room keys, and even a new name: The Pod Hotel.

And because it’s 2008, its also has its own social network.

Guests of the Pod, which is in New York City, can now log onto the network, called PodCulture, in advance of their arrival and socialize with other hotel guests …read more at Private Social Network Aids Revenue Bump for New York Hotel – ClickZ.

Image credit: The Pod Hotel