Location: E. 96th St, New York

Price: $135 (per night)  

Budget breakers seeking a better option than the Franklin Hotel on the Upper East Side might find solace in this Manhattan penthouse. The living quarters might be reserved to the master bedroom, but it’s worth the price of admission just to bask in the complex’s rooftop sun deck. And let’s be honest, you’re just looking for a spot to smang it.