Best Rooms: Rooms on floor 4 - 5 facing Broadway offer the best views, which are of the street.
Best Rooms: Guests can choose between a city view and a Museum of Natural History view. The latter is the best view, especially from rooms on floors 10 or higher. Both of these views can be booked in a variety of categories.
Best Rooms: Broadway Kings provide the best views of famed Broadway.
Best Rooms: Rooms face either Park Avenue or 61st Street; the former offers a better view. Most rooms on Park Avenue are the larger One Bedroom or Two Bedroom Suites. There are only a few standard rooms facing this street.
3 star hotel
Area: Hell's Kitchen
3.06 mi from Columbia University
Best Rooms: Rooms in the South Tower have the best views of the Hudson River; these rooms can be booked in a variety of categories and the higher the floor, the better the view.
4 star hotel
Area: Theater District - Times Square
3.18 mi from Columbia University
Best Rooms: The only way to guarantee a great view is to book a Times Square View room or suite. Concierge level rooms facing 7th Ave. or 55th St., on floors 18 - 25, offer nice city views as well.
Best Rooms: Loft Suites are the only rooms with actual views, which are of West 55th Street. If you book one of these, request a room on the highest floor possible to improve your view.