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World Hotel

101 Bowery, New York City, NY 10002
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New York City, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The front desk staff is nice enough, but the hotel itself? Oh my God! First of all, not the cleanest place you'll ever stay at. It was obvious to me upon my arrival in my room that the sheets and pillow cases had not been cleaned since the previous guests. Then, they have a SERIOUS bedbug problem!!! I was fell... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015 via mobile

We found bedbug, one of us was stung many times ! The walls are like paper sheets. We were 4, and we asked for a double key: impossible ! One advice: don't choose this place even if it's cheap, especially in this location of Manhattan !

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015 via mobile

I stayed there for 4 nights on september 2012, but doesnt seem to have changed (advertising surely hasn't). No words to describe this. To begin with, it's a hostel, and not a hotel. The pictures are truly deceiving. I'm 1.82 m tall and when i laid on that tiny bed, i had my head in one wall, my feet in... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

If you are looking for an inexpensive place to stay in Manhattan, then this is the place for you. First the bad news: The rooms are small(about the size of a prison cell) and spartan. You have to use a communal shower/restroom at the end of the hall and the walls are paper thin. Now the good news. I paid... More 

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4 Thank Jagdpanther
Transylvania, Romania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

I knew before that these rather cheap hotels of Manhattan in Chinatown don't offer much but I would still book them again. The main reason I've booked that hotel was that I don't want to waste much money on hotels at all, especially in expensive NYC. This hotel is there to take a short rest and leave your luggage there... More 

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Troy, Michigan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015 via mobile

You get to stay on Manhattan for $50 a night. You get what you pay for. There is no phone to call room service. But of course there is no room service so it really does not matter. There is no tv, there are no towels for community bathroom that never appears to be cleaned. I stayed for 4 nights... More 

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Miami, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Very unfriendly reception. Extreme dirty hotel. How the City of NY can tolerate and name such a house as a hotel? The rooms do not have windows, the very dirty bed is 5 feet long, the room about 4x5 feet, the shared bathroom was extreme dirty and moldy, it's a fight to get a towel and once I got it... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015 via mobile

Oh my god. Stay away from this place. Even for $20 its not worth the traumatic experience. The rooms are ridiculously small and filthy (bedbugs!). There are 2 bathrooms to share with 200 people and its just so gross. I wish they get an inspection and get shut down. This place is a disgrace.

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New Haven, Connecticut, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

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
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 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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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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