I'm spending a night in New York City on the way to DC this May.
Growing up in the suburbs, I've always wanted to get a view like this from my hotel room (the church is irrelevant I just liked the photo):
I've never been to New York (well, I drove through once) and so I don't know which neighborhoods to look at or anything. Being close to the airport would be nice (don't know which one I'm flying to yet) but that's just an extra.
However, I'm also on a college budget.
So, where is the cheapest place to stay I can find a view like this? I know this won't be a $50 view, but it's worth it to me. Say, $100-150.