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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From JFK airport, we took the airtrain to Jamaican station. Then we took subway E to Canal street. From Canal street, it was a 5 minutes walk to the hotel. Nearby the hotel there are many restaurants and cafes.Luckily we booked a room with private bathroom and our room was situated at the end of the common corridor so we...

2Thank GAN L
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cheap hostel located in Chinatown. You are getting what you pay for. I just wanted a private room and spent my days out and about in New York. The rooms are tiny, probably less than 1mx2m. The ceilings in each room are open, so you can hear your neighbours. One of mine was on the phone each morning and night,...

2Thank Bambul S
Vigo, Galicia, Spain
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rooms are dirty, tiny and have no actual ceiling. You hear absolutely EVERYTHING everyone else is doing in their room. The floor was covered with dust and dirt and even the bedsheets were dirty. There are only two bathrooms on the fifth floor (and no, there is no lift) and they were usually broken. Managers are unkind and won't even...

1Thank Luis C
Vilnius, Lithuania
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

It's definitively a hole, but you have to expect that when paying 50$ in Manhattan!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Room extremely small. Linen was fresh but no cover for the blanket. They provide soap, shampoo, toothbrush, toothpaste and toilet paper. The worst is the shower - you must bring flip flops or smth if you gonna use it. Staff really nice!

2Thank Agne M
Murmansk, Russia
Reviewed 29 January 2017

In Manhattan there is no choice. Or will the hotel for 100 dollars or more per night. Either would be cheap, but in Chinatown and that's it. No windows. On the 4th floor dragging luggage. Room size is almost the size of a bed. There is no heating in winter but the lack of windows in this case is a...

2Thank VadimM67
Grenoble, France
Reviewed 3 January 2017

The room is not very clean, the furniture are obsolete or broken. The bath towel are very old with spots. For the single room is like you sleep in a storage cabinet. We can not say it's an hotel because nobody will clean your room during your stay neither make the bed. It's very expensive for the service. The only...

2Thank Rachou38
Reviewed 18 December 2016

My agent booked this hostel for me at the end of May this year but I only spent a few hours there when I realised that I had to share two toilets and two bathroom with about 30 people or more on my floor. The room was not very clean (dirty sheet and pillow case) and the fan was not...

2Thank Vickie A
Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Some people have unfairly reviewed this place as they expected more comforts and luxuries than is appropriate for this price and location. The important thing is that this hotel is kept very clean. Staff are helpful and friendly. They do everything they can. You only have to compare the price of this with other hotels in New York--and you will...

5Thank Fran S
Reviewed 9 November 2016

NYC can be incredible expensive - especially for hotels. For 3 nights I booked the World Hotel in Chinatown - it is on The Bowery near Canal Street - but not so close to a subway. The room was tiny - 1-2 feet larger than the bed on two sides, no windows and no bathroom. It was very clean and...

2Thank rafesq
Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

This hotel is inexpensive compared to most and when you arrive, it is apparent why. There are only stairs, very steep stairs, to get to the lobby and your room. The bed took most of the room; however, it was clean. You have your choice to book your room with a shared bathroom (cheaper) or with your own private bathroom,...

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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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Address: 101 Bowery, New York City, NY 10002-4900
Region: United States > New York > New York City > Chinatown , Manhattan
Price Range: ₹ 3,781 - ₹ 10,235 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — World Hotel 1.5*
Number of rooms: 65
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“It would be a good idea to hang some shelves or at least some hooks so you can hang your towels up to dry. Liquid soap and toilet paper would be nice in the bathrooms.”
 of 5 bubbles M5449AWrebeccas, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Don't be disgusting and annoy everybody else.”
 of 5 bubbles 190marr_ac, 8 Jul 2016 | Read review
“JUST STAY AWAY. If you have to stay here go for first floor as there's no lift.”
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  • ignore my stuff, this is the amount of space in the room
  • ignore my stuff, this is the amount of space in the room
 of 5 bubbles 370cs, 25 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Lower floors have better and bigger rooms”
 of 5 bubbles AbirViews, 8 May 2016 | Read review
“20 dollars more is worth spending to find better hotel. STAY AWAY FROM THIS ONE!”
 of 5 bubbles 232jada, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
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