With 912 rooms on several dozen floors of the iconic Art Deco skyscraper just next to Penn Station, the Wyndham lights up much of the city with its glowing red New Yorker sign. It has an old-school chandeliered lobby and a storied history. It opened in 1930 with much glitz and glam, and was then purchased by Reverend Sun Myung Moon and his Unification Church in 1975. Only three blocks from the Empire State Building, you get a stunning up-close-and-personal view of the iconic skyscraper.
To guarantee jaw-dropping Instagram-able snaps, you'd do well to pick from the best hotels in New York City, all of which come with breathtaking views. Obviously don’t forget to bring your phone/camera, but also remember to take a camera-free moment to let the magnificence that is New York astound you. These panoramas are among the best New York attractions in themselves. Not to mention gazing out across the skyline is one of the best free things to do in the city. From Manhattan’s skyscrapers of the Financial District and Midtown to the sparkling Hudson River, these hotels are perfect spots for basking in utter Big Apple beauty.
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