Ratings were released Tuesday for the city's best and dirtiest hotels.
New York's two dirtiest hotels also were ranked among the three worst in the country, according to the Web site TripAdvisor.com.
New York also had two of the nation's top three luxury hotels. The Library Hotel and the Sofitel wered ranked Nos. 2 and 3, respectively.
The short lists are below:
NYC's Best Bargain Hotels
1. Desmond Tutu Center
2. Radio City Apartments
3. Hotel 17
NYC's Dirtiest Hotels
1. Hotel Carter
2. New York Inn
3. Bowery's Whitehouse Hotel
Best Bargain Hotels in the U.S.
1. SeaCoast Inn, Hyannis, Mass.
2. Old Ranch Inn, Palm Springs, Calif.
3. Hot Springs Inn, Ouray, Colo.
Dirtiest Hotels in the U.S.
1. Hotel Carter, New York, N.Y.
2. Continental Bayside, Miami Beach, Fla.
3. New York Inn, New York
When asked to comment on Tuesday, the Hotel Carter didn't address the dirty ranking, but a spokesperson said "You can't beat the price or location."