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Century 21

22 Cortlandt Street, New York City, NY 10007 (Financial District)
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Ranked #42 of 592 Shopping in New York City
Type: Department Stores, Shopping
Activities: Shopping
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Owner description: World-famous department store is a great place to find bargains on designer clothes.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

I dont know how they manage to get all designer goods and sell at these incredibly low prices . most of the stusff i boight was between 50 and 60% off the recommended retail and this was top quality desiner gear. highly recommended for the shopaholics .

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

You don't have to travel 30 miles outside the city to visit this discount shopping store. It is bang in the middle of downtown which makes it easy to visit especially after customary trip to Wall Street and 911 memorial. If you have been to "Ross"/Marshals ( similar discount store) and rate the service there as 7-8( from discount store... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

We had been told about Century 21 by friends who had visited New York so decided to go & see what the big fuss was about. To be honest I was really disappointed, it was very much like our TK Maxx with the jumble sale look of Primark in the UK & I couldn't find the big brands which were... More

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Beverley, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

Great store with some good bargains. Very hot and stuffy. The thing that let it down were the miserable customer service staff. I love to shop and I don't think I have ever said to an assistant "look, give my cash back, I don't want the stuff any more!" I had committed the heinous crime of queuing at a till... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Having heard of this reduced price designer store, we turned up just before opening at 1100 on a Sunday. The crowds outside reminded me of Christmas sales in London but the were quickly assimilated into the store. An overpowering selection of clothes/shoes/scents etc etc and some very good bargains. Unfortunately, in this state, some items do not have prices on... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

After hearing so much about Century 21, I was underwhelmed during my recent visit to Century 21 in San Francisco. In my opinion the clothing was rather lack lustre and of poorer quality. But what the heck, the clothing was extremely well priced and the staff were wonderfully helpful and friendly.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We stayed next door to Century 21 on a recent visit to NYC. We went to see what all the hype is about. The selection is phenomenal, but the prices are the same as everywhere else. It was almost to busy to concentrate. Reminded me of most stores on Balck Friday.

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Falkirk, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

I used to visit Woodbury Common in New Jersey for my shopping when I visited NYC. Now I'd rather spend a good couple of hours in Century 21. It pretty much has the lot at great prices!

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Sigulda, Latvia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

It was my 3 visit of NYC, and always we visited this department store (usually twice during our stay :)). I recommend kids area, accessories, underwear. I don't enjoy designers area - there is too chaotic, no merchandising - but there is possibility to find something if you are really patient. Do not visited this store during weekends, it's so... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

First piece of advice - get there when they open. You'll do much better and be less stressed from the experience. The rating for Century 21 is conflicted - if I were to rate it for staff attitude and lay out it would get 1 star (or a minus rating). Staff in the change rooms are the rudest people you... More

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