Best Rooms: Junior Suites are the best value in the hotel; they're 450 square feet and let in a lot of natural light. Among them, the ones overlooking Bryant Park offer the best views. The lower floors offer more of a street view, while the higher floors offer more of a bird's-eye view of Central Park.
3.5 star hotel
Area: Murray Hill
0.18 mi from Bryant Park
Best Rooms: The hotel can't offer much in the way of city views because it's surrounded by taller buildings. However, rooms at the front have a view of 40th Street and are preferred to rooms towards the back of the hotel.
Best Rooms: Cityview rooms offer views of either the Empire State Building or the north side of Manhattan. If you'd prefer the Empire State Building view, you can make that request at the time of your reservation.
3 star hotel
Area: Midtown East
0.27 mi from Bryant Park
Best Rooms: The hotel offers a beautiful view of the city skyline from rooms on floors 18 - 22 facing south.
Best Rooms: The hotel offers a partial view of the city from rooms on floors 7 - 9 facing west.
Best Rooms: Rooms facing 45th Street have the best street views, particularly from rooms on floor 10 or higher.
Best Rooms: You should be able to see the Empire State Building from room 1001, which is a corner room. Rooms on the south side of the building look out onto the Chrysler Building, while rooms from the east side of the building offer views of Lexington.