My 24 year old daughter and her 30 year old boyfriend are heading to NYC which is their first port of call on an around the world year long journey. As a combined birthday gift, I would like to prepay accommodation for their 5 night stay in NYC. Does anyone have any suggestions for accommodation that is close to everything and is is a younger happening part of town, I have heard lower is best or Greenwich Village, etc. I was looking at the Girafffe hotel or the Crosby, perhaps something with a roof top bar, any ideas? they are staying 20-25 Sept 2013. Cheers!