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World Hotel

101 Bowery, New York City, NY 10002-4900
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Property amenities
Free internet
Public wifi
Taxi service
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour front desk
Room features
Non-smoking rooms
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Languages Spoken
English, Chinese


Full view
100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
562Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
85Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
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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The title pretty much says it all. It is close to Canal St. and Little Italy. That's a plus. I did not feel that safe walking around the neighborhood. I am glad I was only there 1 night. If you have any kind of mobility issues, this is not a good place to stay. Many stairs! I was on the 5th floor. It is an old building without an elevator. The room was ok. Small and simple. Needed work but clean. Shared bathroom. The staff could not be nicer though. They were friendly and accomodating.
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NYC is beautiful place, a place that takes more than a week to even scratch the surface. All we needed was a place to lay low. This was a super budget hotel that only cost us $400 for an entire week. Our friend lives in NJ so we stopped at a wal-mart and bought our own sheets because we weren’t too trusting of the cleanliness. All in all, split between four people lodging for a week was under $120 total. If you’re looking for the ultimate bargain and aren’t a snowflake, yet also want to stay in Manhattan try this place out.
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this place is worst than the holocaust, at least there i assume some one cleaned the rooms once in a while. this is the dirtiest place i've ever seen, it's like they're trying. the halls, the room(which is tiny), the bathroom. no one cleans here. no one. the walls are paper thick, i can hear the people next door breathing. the place is five floors high, and there is no elevator. do they realise people usually arrive to hotels with luggage? wifi barely works but really wifi is a luxury, all i want is some clean sheets but walking down all those floors to ask for one is just too much if all i get is another dirty sheet. to conclude, if you're stuck and really have no place to go....don't come here still. just get yourself arrested and spend the night in jail, bail yourself out in the morning. this place is worse. trust me.
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It was my 50th birthday so I fancied a week in New York. When booking, I told the hotel this and that I wanted a nice quiet room. On arrival I waited for 20 minutes to be given the room right next to reception. The walls were so thin, I could hear the receptionist's phone beeping! I heard everyone coming and going, every phone call and conversation made by reception. The receptionist was very rude to people on the phone as they were full. He just shouted "No Vacancies" three times loudly down the phone. I asked to be moved. I was moved to room 207, just a few doors down. There was a loud humming the for the next two nights (boiler? air con?). It eventually stopped. No windows in the room. The room was tiny, 6ft x 12ft, shared bathroom. The hotel has a very 70s feeling. It just needed about a $1m spending on it to bring into the 21st Century. New York??? More like Iraq!!! Avoid like the plague, dirty, grubby, noisy and unpleasant.
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We had to stay in this hotel for a night as we arrived very late to this district and it was the only option. We did not expect anything but we expected one thing- that the room would be clean. We did not expect it be me new, pretty, fancy, whatever, just clean. However, what horror we came into is unbelivable. All the sheets were very old with marks and spots and hair, so we asked to change the room, the situation was the same, I went to the receptionist to ask for clean sheets, they were also the same dirty. Unbelievable that the hotel does not care at all and does not even provide clean sheets. On top of that the ceiling of the room was half opened and every single noise, couch, cigarette smoke, everything is going down to your room. Really terrible. We had tried to resolve the situation but as we arrived at midnight we could not do much. The receptionist contacted the owners but they did not care, the other receptionist called them the next day and again they do not care. I am waiting for a response via booking.com to get me a refund and if they do not I will call the Hygienic Standards Agency as this cannot meet even basic health and safety requirements. The hotel is taking advantage of people arriving late from tours to Chinatown having not many hotels around to stay at. This cannot be tolerated any further and such an attitude, taking money from people and not to provide even the basic things, needs to stop. So I will take action and recommend everybody to avoid and not to support people like this with your money.
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$68 - $169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
world hotel new york city
United StatesNew YorkNew York CityManhattan / Bowery / Chinatown / Downtown Manhattan (Downtown)
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