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Century 21

22 Cortlandt Street, New York City, NY 10007 (Financial District)
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Ranked #33 of 564 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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College Station, Texas
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

This is overrated. It just seemed like a TJ Maxx or other overstock retailer. Confusing to get around and nothing I couldn't find at home. Blah.

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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

If you are visiting WTC then this store is close by. Very busy and looks chaotic. Worth visiting before going to Woodbury Common as designer clothes/bags are sold here. This is the equivalent of TK Maxx in UK. Some bargains to be found if you can stand the crowds.

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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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73 reviews 73 reviews
24 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

People told me to go to this store for some good bargains. Reality, yes I did buy some stuff that was cheaper than on it's own brand, but the problem is that the store is to crowded and it is hard to find something specific, it is just like a pile of clothes that you have do dive in with... More

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New York City, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

I frequently visit the 22 Cortlandt St store and I would just like to say that the customer service there is terrible. Checking out is always a nightmare due to long lines caused by EXTREMELY slow cashiers. The cashiers not only move at a glacial pace but are also rude and it is clear that all they want to do... More

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47 reviews 47 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 NEW

I don't know what the hype is about this place. You are better off shopping at Saks or Bloomingdale's during their sale. You will get a better deal. This place is like a giant TJ MAXX. It's really difficult to find anything specific. The prices aren't as great as people say. Save your time and $$

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48 reviews 48 reviews
12 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I stopped in her a couple of years ago and wasn't in there too long and decided I wasn't impressed. However, this trip I'm staying at Hilton Millenium next door and since I have a new grand baby thought I'd check it out again. Now I see why everyone goes on and on about this place. I bought my grandson... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

For bargain hunters, this place offers very good discounts on many designer brands. There is good variety of items and most categories from clothing to home ware are covered. The atmosphere is quite manic and layout & display could be described as TJ/TK Max on steroids with a bit of a charity shop feel to it. On closer inspection of... More

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New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014 via mobile

Security is over the top with scrutinizing shoppers. They think the worst of everyone. Its a shame because the shopping is ok but not sure I'd want to go back because of how I was looked upon and how I saw others looked upon. Sad!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

This store is HUGE! If you can't find something to buy in here then you must be very hard to please! Be prepared to spend a long time in here too - it's easy to get lost. The lifts and the escalators don't seem to correlate either. Basically, this is a discount store for all the big labels, and believe... More

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Toronto, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Century 21 is chaotic, busy and sometimes slightly disorganised - but it's also filled with loads of beautiful designer clothes, shoes and accessories for a fraction of regular retail price. You really have to give yourself a good few hours in here to get through it all. I like to shop by my favourite designers, which is easy to do... More

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