Waldorf Astoria New York is an official New York City landmark. It was the first hotel to offer room service. This hotel has played host to more than two dozen of famous films, including the romantic comedy “Serendipity”.
- Where: Waldorf Astoria New York hotel
- What: filmography
- Director: Peter Chelsom
- Starring: John Cusack, Kate Beckinsale, Jeremy Piven
- Year: 2001
Film stills “Serendipity” at the Waldorf Astoria New York hotel
Hotel Contact Information: Waldorf Astoria New York website.
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