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World Hotel

101 Bowery, New York City, NY 10002-4900
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#482 of 517 hotels in New York City

Finding an ideal budget friendly hotel in New York City does not have to be difficult. Welcome to World Hotel, a nice option for travelers like you.

During your stay, take advantage of some of the amenities offered, including a 24 hour front desk and baggage storage, and you can go online as World Hotel offers guests free internet access. For travelers arriving by car, parking is available.

Nearby landmarks such as The High Line (1.7 mi) and Empire State Building (2.2 mi) make World Hotel a great place to stay when visiting New York City.

While in New York City be sure to experience local burritos favorites at Hudson Eats, Cafe Habana, or Two Tablespoons.

Looking to explore? Then look no further than One World Observatory (1.0 mi), The National 9/11 Memorial & Museum (1.0 mi), and The Oculus (0.9 mi), which are some popular New York City attractions – all conveniently located within walking distance of the hotel.

World Hotel puts the best of New York City at your fingertips, making your stay both relaxing and enjoyable.

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Ramona R wrote a review Jan 2020
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OK i needed a place to stay course they was doing work in my apt.so me and my daughter wanted to stay in a room. till they call me then i go back to my apt. anyway when i got to the hotel i when up to the clerk i show him my ID he ask me for a $20 dollars deposit which i did not know.so he gave me the key to the room.so he told me was on the 5th floor. when i saw all those stair i was like holy me and my daughter got very tired from those long stair. My daughter open the room door.I couldnt believe it.the door could not open course the one bed was blocking door. i ask for two bed was one. there was No sheet there was hair over pillow....WE Ran back down stair..i gave the clerk back key. he gave me back 20 dollars deposit.but he could not give me the money i paid for the hotel.i didnt care i wanted to get OUT from that hell hole.!!
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Date of stay: January 2020
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Laura Soto Potter wrote a review Nov 2019
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If they would just invest a few dollars in painting and cleaning this place would definitely be better. If you plan on staying here make sure you bring flip flops to shower in because the shower is disgusting and your own sheets. There are better hostels than this one. This is the worst in NYC.
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Date of stay: November 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
The 5th Survivor wrote a review Nov 2019
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I've stayed in many hotels throughout NYC and this is by far the worst! I wish I never booked a room here. No one should pay money to stay at this place. There were too many things wrong. Where do I even start? 1) The key had a hard time turning just to unlock the door. Things just went downhill from there. 2) The bedroom and bathroom were very dusty, almost as if no one had been there for years. There was also a smell of cigarettes even though there was a sign in the room that said it was a non-smoking room. 3) The sheets on the bed weren't clean, had stains, hair, and dust. The room didn't have a phone (or a clock) so I had to go downstairs to tell them that the sheets weren't clean. The guy at the front desk gave me "clean sheets" only for me to find out when I got back upstairs that even though those sheets were cleaner, they were still dirty with red stains. 4) The comforter was even dirtier and looked disgusting. One corner of it had a big yellow stain resembling urine. 5) Even though the windows were closed, you could still feel a draft of cold air coming in so the room was very cold and not much heat was provided throughout the night. 6) The (dirty) ceiling near one of the 2 windows had water dripping from it. 7) There was a small roach on one of the bathroom towels. 8) The bathroom sink drains so slow that I had to floss and brush my teeth in the shower. 9) The shower head was really dirty, but to be fair most hotels don't seem to clean this. I actually took the filthy shower head off just to shower. 10) The wall outlets were practically useless. Anything that you plugged into them usually fell right out just seconds later. So I couldn't charge my phone. 11) You can hear quite clearly when anyone in a room next to yours is talking. Doesn't matter if you're in the bedroom or in the bathroom, you can still hear them. The people next to my room stood up most of the night talking just adding to my frustration of all the problems the room already has. And to make it worse people were slamming doors incredibly loud between 11pm to about 3am. 12) Hotels.com told me that checkout was at 12 noon. That wasn't true, checkout was at 11am. 13) Some rooms had no bathroom. Mine did, which is probably the only positive thing I can say about it. There were more issues. But those are the ones I remember at the moment. As if all those things alone weren't a major turn off, the dirty sheets and comforter is completely unacceptable. The primary reason people stay in a hotel is to have a place to sleep in for the night and if everything on the bed is nasty, how are you supposed to sleep on that? This place should either fix all of it's issues or shut down their business. It's not worth the money or time to stay at this hotel. Hotels.com should de-list it from their search results. I feel cheated. Stay away!!!
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Date of stay: November 2019
Trip type: Traveled on business
Room Tip: Don't choose any room here. This place is nasty. Go to another hotel even if you're...
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JB! wrote a review Oct 2019
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Not only is this hotel horrible, our guests had their credit card stolen and $500 worth of purchases made on it!!! Reporting this place to the police. Do not even go near this hotel. Total crooks, denied everything when confronted but they were caught red handed.
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Date of stay: October 2019
Joe Mama wrote a review Oct 2019
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It was a awesome stay here. I had so much fun. The Fungus was very NICE food. Thank you for letting me stay here lord. I was on business for Chef Boyardee and it was a pleasure to stay in this hotel. YUMMY YAMS and HOTDOGS.
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Date of stay: October 2019
Trip type: Traveled on business
Room Tip: Stay at room 10 its very good.
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United StatesNew YorkNew York CityBowery / Downtown Manhattan (Downtown) / Manhattan
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Frequently Asked Questions about World Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to World Hotel?
Nearby attractions include New York City Urban Adventures (0.3 miles), Yaf Sparkle Fine Jewelry (0.3 miles), and Urban Oyster Tours (0.3 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at World Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free internet access, baggage storage, and a 24 hour front desk.
What are some restaurants close to World Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Tomino - Taberna Gallega, Taiyaki NYC, and Whiskey Tavern.
Is World Hotel located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.6 miles away from the center of New York City.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at World Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Chinese.
Are there any historical sites close to World Hotel?
Many travelers enjoy visiting The National 9/11 Memorial & Museum (1.1 miles), World Trade Center Memorial Foundation (1.0 miles), and Hamilton Park (3.8 miles).