If you can handle the crowds, walk 5 minutes from the hotel to the Century 21 discount department store, a bargain-hunter's paradise. Or, for some peace and quiet, head a half-mile south to Battery Park, an emerald expanse on the southern tip of Manhattan. Here you can board a ferry to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. Midtown bound? Just board the subway from one of the three stations within a 5-minute stroll of the World Center Hotel.
As a guest, you'll enjoy complimentary access to the View of the World Terrace Club, perched on the hotel's 20th floor. Panoramic views encompass the Hudson River, World Trade Center Site, New York Harbor, and Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. The club features 5 state-of-the art meeting rooms, a restaurant with an outdoor terrace, and complimentary Wi-Fi throughout. You can also get down to business in the lobby, where use of computer workstations is complimentary. Each floor of the hotel includes a bottled-water station offering complimentary chilled, filtered water. Concierge service, the fitness center, and local restaurant deliveries are all available 24 hours a day.
Take time to unwind in your modern guestroom, featuring floor-to-ceiling windows, premium bedding, and an LCD TV with premium channels. Wireless Internet access is complimentary, and desks are paired with ergonomic chairs. The clock radio comes with an iPod dock. An electronic touch-screen panel for temperature control is bedside. Bathrooms feature eco-friendly showerheads and British Gilchrist & Soames amenities.