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World Hotel

101 Bowery, New York City, NY 10002
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    1.5 of 5 stars
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New Haven, Connecticut, United States
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6 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The world Hotel is an interesting place, some times clean, reasonably prices and some times it neither. The same goes about the staff, some staff are very nice others are just unbearable. I like the place for two main reasons, first it is close to China town second because of the price range but again all depends on luck, you... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

The only good thing about this place was the price you pay for the location. I wanted to be near Tribeca area, where my friend lives - and this is probably the cheapest accommodation in the area. HOWEVER - it is cheap for a reason. Paper thin walls, 'rooms' where the bed takes up all the floor space, police sorting... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Had to ask 3 times to change the rooms out of my 3 nights there because of the bed bugs in all the beds I had. Asked finally the front clerk if they had ever had any complaints about those bed bugs. He said "no". What a lier! Some bugs were soooo huge! Awful! It is too expensive to stay... More 

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bolton
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

I sow all the bad review on booking.com and tripadvisor, but stupid me chose to still book. Steepest steps to hotel reception, (30+steps) if you have lots of bags your stuffed, I was greeted by the most sour faced Chinese girl, (hotel run by Chinese) she did not look at me once, I was charged for the first night before... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Went on a mini trip with my friends,(4 girls) to NYC, we made a mistake by choosing this (run down) motel online. Ok let's begin with the problems. The motel got no elevator, had to drag our luggages up 3 flights of stairs, that wasn't the worst parts, opened the door to the room and it smelt like bugs sprays... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

After checking out, I was told I could leave my luggage at a place across the front-desk because "it would be watched" and "people do it". I came back in the evening and one suitcase was missing. Working clothes and international gifts to friends I was visiting were gone. Cops showed up(and were very nice), but, even with cameras all... More 

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Pristina, Kosovo
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

It was the worst hotel Ive ever been to. The smell was awful the room was dirty and the sheets had stains on them. The room was the size of the shoe box and Im talking baby shoes. No elevator. I had to walk all the way to fifth flor. The stairs were steep and narrow

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

The worst hotel I've ever stayed in, and I'm 56. Tons of bedbugs, I have photos of them and of my bites and the hotel didn't care. At $190 per night! And then someone tried to break into our room at 4 am. We are still treating my suitcase - if they infest your home, you are screwed. STAY AWAY.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Lets just say that it would have been more comfortable to stay in the airport terminal. The dirtiest place can exist in NYC and other civilized cities. This is that kind of place where people stay for half an hour or less.

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Chinatown
Bursting with an amazing array of sights, sounds, and smells on every block, a visit to Chinatown feels like entering a different world. It’s a colorful spectacle that gets even more crowded on weekends, when families stream in to enjoy huge dim sum feasts and to stock up at the markets on Mott Street. To take a break from the buzz, grab something sweet from one of the many bakeries in the area and head to Columbus Park, where many Chinatown residents exercise, play games, and chat the day away.
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