2.5 star hotel
Area: Centereach, Centereach
1.14 mi from Stony Brook University
Best Rooms: There isn't too much in the way of views, as the hotel is surrounded by the parking lot, but rooms facing east on floors 5 - 6 are your best bet for views of the city.
Best Rooms: Rooms facing west which are available in all categories, offer a view of the river.
3.5 star hotel
Area: Port Jefferson, Port Jefferson
3.46 mi from Stony Brook University
Best Rooms: For great views of the harbour, be sure to book a VIP Harborview Suite.
2 star hotel
Area: Terryville, Terryville
3.58 mi from Stony Brook University
Best Rooms: The best views of the surrounding trees are found from rooms facing Central Ave.
Best Rooms: At Americas Best Value Inn Smithtown, guests can have a view of Smithtown Bypass from rooms facing north.
3 star hotel
Area: Lake Ronkonkoma, Lake Ronkonkoma
6.30 mi from Stony Brook University