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Century 21

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Address: 22 Cortlandt Street, New York City, NY 10007
Phone Number: 212-227-9092
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8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Tue 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wed 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thu - Fri 8:00 am - 9:30 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Activities: Shopping
Description: World-famous department store is a great place to find bargains on...
World-famous department store is a great place to find bargains on designer clothes.
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Visited Century 21 a couple of years ago and back then it was a mess and claustrophobic. My wife liked it anyway because of the nice bargains...... But after renovation it... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
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Dronten, The Netherlands
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Dronten, The Netherlands
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Visited Century 21 a couple of years ago and back then it was a mess and claustrophobic. My wife liked it anyway because of the nice bargains...... But after renovation it looks really attractive now, just like a "normal" department store. Nice discounts can be found. For us it made no sense to take a day trip to Woddbury Common.... More 

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Crawley
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW via mobile

Recently refurbished, this is now a slick multi levelled discount store. Carrying popular western lines alongside high end designer labels all at an average of 40-65% off. Beware, it gets busy.....maybe try the branch near Columbus circle or over in queens for a less hectic experience.

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London, United Kingdom
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46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Prices were excellent - well laid out but does get busy late afternoon. Prices are approx. 50-60% lower than UK. All major designer brands.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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15 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Bring a big portion of patience, be there early in the morning, preferrable on a weekday and maybe, just maybe, keepn in mind what you actually are looking for. I have always found really good stuff here; childrens clothes, perfumes, make up, underwear, training outfits and "basic" mens wear from Ralph Lauren, Hilfiger etc. Start from the top and work... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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142 reviews 142 reviews
53 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

I must confess I am not a shopper but I can see the merits of this store if you are. Much cheaper than the uptown stores and a huge amount of choice - almost too much! Lots of people so be prepared to fight your way through crowds! My advice is go early and get out before it gets mobbed.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

If you are looking for tops, blouses, dresses etc, wear a small top/tanktop so that you can try on clothes out in the store and not have to wait in line for a dressingroom(which is loooooong). There are mirrors placed in the store so you get to see how the clothes you are trying looks like. If youre lucky you... More 

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Athens, Greece
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48 reviews 48 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Definitely worth a visit BEFORE you go shopping anywhere else. There are amazing bargains, especially on bags, luggage and socks! The store is not organized at all, cluttered and the staff must be so fed up with shoppers that they look at you as if you're stupid when you ask for assistance.

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Alpharetta, Georgia
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67 reviews 67 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Store has great prices on designer names, however it's not very organized . It's very cluttered and chaotic. Staff isn't friendly or helpful.

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East Kilbride, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

This store is busy no matter when you go. The discounts are amazing. Be prepared to have to wait at a register to be served. On our recent visit there were 12 cash desks, 2 for priority customers and 9 for card payments only and one for cash - guess which queue was the longest? Yes, the one for cash!... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015 via mobile

Having been here 10 years ago I was expecting the worst after reading so many bad reviews on customer service from staff. Service- I can honestly say that over the 2 visits that we made only once did we come across poor service. It was on the sunglasses section however it was really busy at the staff were being called... More 

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