London Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square was shown in the two-hour season 4 finale episode of the world-famous TV-show “Friends”. The hotel appeared from the outside with two of the main characters walking out on the street. Since that moment the hotel has been redesigned a little.
- Where: London Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square
- What: television show
- Director: (of this episode) Kevin S. Bright
- Starring: Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry, David Schwimmer
- Year: 1994-2004 (described episode shot and aired in 1998)
Television show stills “Friends” at the London Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square
Hotel Contact Information: London Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square website.
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