Yes, hotels in NYC are waaaaaayyyyyyy overpriced; a close acquaintance stayed in the Tribeca neighborhood and was hit up for $450/night--and shared the room with lotsa bugs. Helluva deal.
Wisconsin native. "The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him."--GKC "Liberalism is the modern and morbid habit of always sacrificing the normal to the abnormal" --G K Chesterton "The only objective of Liberty is Life" --G K Chesterton "A man can never have too much red wine, too many books, or too much ammunition." -- Rudyard Kipling