Best Rooms: The best view possible is from rooms facing south on floors 8 - 12, because they overlook Madison Avenue.
Best Rooms: The guest rooms with the best views of Manhattan are the Executive King rooms facing Madison Ave. They're also the largest type of room that aren't suites. Empire Suites all come with two double beds and have views of the Empire State Building.
Best Rooms: Standard rooms facing 30th Street have the best city views, and some even have views of the Empire State Building.
Best Rooms: Cityview room types are on floors 15 - 20, but the hotel is surrounded by tall buildings, causing the city views to be a bit obstructed.
Best Rooms: Rooms on top floors offers a beautiful view of the Manhattan buildings.
Best Rooms: The Cooper 5 rooms offer the best views, because they're located on the corners of floors 10 - 20 and have dual exposure, meaning they have two large windows. Rooms facing north have views of the Empire State Building.
Best Rooms: If you're looking for the best view, reserve a Loft Suite. These rooms face away from Madison Avenue and have a great view of the city, as they're all located on or above the 15th floor.