3 star hotel
Area: Financial District
0.44 mi from Federal Hall
Best Rooms: The hotel offers a view of the Brooklyn Bridge from rooms facing east on floors 8 – 9.
Best Rooms: The Deluxe room types facing the Hudson River and the city skyline offer the best views, from floor 16 and up.
Best Rooms: Deluxe rooms have the best views because they're located at the corners; they'll either have views of the Empire State Building, the Chrysler Building and New Jersey or the Empire State Building, the Chrysler Building and the three bridges (Williamsburg, Brooklyn and Manhattan).
Best Rooms: Some rooms at Comfort Inn Manhattan offer views of the city skyline so remember to put in a request for those as they have the best available view.
2.5 star hotel
Area: Exchange Place North, Jersey City
1.59 mi from Federal Hall
Best Rooms: You'll find good view of the lake from suites facing 2nd St. on floors 6 - 8.
Best Rooms: Aloft New York Brooklyn Hotel is surrounded by other buildings and has limited views to offer. To enjoy the city view, ask for a room number ending in *05 on the higher floors.