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Century 21

22 Cortlandt Street, New York City, NY 10007 (Financial District)
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Ranked #37 of 578 Shopping in New York City
Type: Department Stores
Activities: Shopping
Description: World-famous department store is a great place to find bargains on designer clothes.
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South Australia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
16 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

I have never experienced such bad service. Generally I have found New York service exceptionally good - the staff at Century 21 were however mostly discourteous and unprofessional. (There were a couple of exceptions) They hung together in groups joking and messing around and ignored customers. I went to both stores in NYC and had the same bad experience. I... More

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Edmonton, Canada
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10 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Being from Edmonton, Alberta, Cnaada not a lot of designer or unique to be found at home or you pay top dollar when you do. Century 21 is packed with designer everything and well priced. Nice to take home clothes that not everyone at home has!

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Millstone, New Jersey
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108 reviews 108 reviews
36 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

This place is not how it used to be. It used to be a great department store to buy affordable, nice clothing, but now it just feels like an overpriced TJ Maxx. Virtually all the clothes are designer so they also have pretty high price tags. The entire store also felt dingy and dirty, and the line for the changing... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We got alot of our purchases from here and if you work up from the lower level bottom floor and work up, esp ground flooor, you will find alot of quality merchandise.

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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

There were some good deals on shoes but barely anything available in a size 5. If your foot size is female 6+, you will be fine. Struggled to find small clothing too. Not many size zeros, even in the petite sections.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We love the selection and prices here, but when it's time for check out be prepared for long lines and rude help.

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Long Beach, California
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119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Okay i think most new yorkers rave about the prices becuz compared to the other dept stores in manhattan its a deal. Now the selection here is pretty good i mean i was here in the summer and you could buy winter clothing. I did use the app pricegrabber to checkout the prices and the items were cheaper here. By... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

My daughter and I spent 4 hours in this shop. So much variety in price and range. If you love to shop it's the place to go.

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Halifax, Nova Scotia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I was so disappointed by this store. I went to New York about 15 years ago and it was infinitely better. I bought one lousy pair of shoes at $40.00 which was okay for Anne Kleins but the clothing was horrible and cheap and ugly beyond belief. My daughter who is eleven even thought it was the worst place in... More

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Similar to TK Maxx in England but with more order and less like a jumble sale. Located next to the 9/11 memorial off Broadway. Be aware for long queues but some real bargains to be had if you have time to search. Not many locals visit here hence why most taxi drivers rant familiar with the shop. Take the address... More

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