3 star hotel
Area: Long Island City
1.58 mi from Gracie Mansion
Best Rooms: The best views of the downtown area are found from rooms facing 39th Ave. on floors 8 - 10.
Best Rooms: Rooms facing southwest on floors 7 - 9 are the best bet for a view of the city.
Best Rooms: The best view that the hotel has to offer is of E 55th St. from rooms on floors 3 - 7.
Best Rooms: Belnord Hotel is encircled by tall buildings, blocking any potential views of the city.
Best Rooms: The front side of the hotel has a view of 54th St. but as such, it tends to be noisier.
Best Rooms: Rooms at the front of the hotel have the best views, which are of East 51st St.
4 star hotel
Area: Theater District - Times Square
1.97 mi from Gracie Mansion
Best Rooms: The hotel goes up to floor 26, so room facing West 57th Street on higher floors offer the best possible views of the surrounding neighborhood.