3.5 star hotel
Area: Financial District
0.25 mi from Woolworth Building
Best Rooms: Executive Kings have the best views, which are of a terrace. Some rooms face the Federal Reserve; these rooms are available in multiple categories.
Best Rooms: If you book a View Room, you can choose between a harbor or city view. The Harbor View rooms tend to be the most popular, because these offer views of the Statue of Liberty as well; in particular, rooms with numbers ending in *03 - *07 (e.g. 2904, 3505, 3607) on floors 29 - 38 offer wonderful views of Lady Liberty. In either case, bear in mind that you'll have to shell out a bit extra for view rooms.
Best Rooms: Rooms facing 6th St. have a nice view of Tribeca.
Best Rooms: Rooms facing south on floors 8 - 9 offer a great view of Chinatown.
3 star hotel
1.19 mi from Woolworth Building
Best Rooms: All rooms either face Houston St. or Forsyth St., and Forsyth St. is the preferred view because of the nice park across the street.
3.5 star hotel
Area: Hudson Exchange, Jersey City
1.69 mi from Woolworth Building
Best Rooms: King Junior Suite City View rooms and Double Premium Suite City View rooms located on the 11th, 12th and 14th floors have the best views of New York City.
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.