Best Rooms: Belnord Hotel is encircled by tall buildings, blocking any potential views of the city.
Best Rooms: Rooms facing east on floor 3 offer a beautiful view of the Hudson river.
Best Rooms: Broadway Kings provide the best views of famed Broadway.
3 star hotel
Area: Long Island City
3.25 mi from Randall's Island
Best Rooms: To enjoy impressive views of Manhattan, be sure to book a Manhattan View Room With Balcony.
Best Rooms: Penthouse rooms have the best views, which are of the city, the Queensboro Bridge and the Empire State Building; these rooms are also less expensive than the suites.
Best Rooms: The hotel only has 17 floors so there isn't much offered in the way of views, but most guests prefer a room on a higher floor facing Lexington Avenue. If you can spring for it, the two Skyloft Suites have wraparound terraces that offer incredible city views as well.