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Waldorf can have the following meanings:


William Waldorf Astor, 1st Viscount Astor William Waldorf "Willy" Astor, 1st Viscount Astor (March 31, 1848 – October 18, 1919) was an American-British attorney, politician, businessman (hotels and newspapers), and philanthropist. Astor was a scion of the very wealthy Astor family T ...
(1848–1919), financier and statesman * Waldorf Astor, 2nd Viscount Astor (1879–1952), businessman and politician * Pappy Waldorf (1902–1981), 1966 College Football Hall of Fame inductee as a coach


Germany * Waldorf, Rhineland-Palatinate * Waldorf, a district in the town of Bornheim (Rheinland), North Rhine-Westphalia * Walldorf, a town in Baden-Württemberg United States * Waldorf, Maryland * Waldorf, Minnesota

Hotels and restaurants

* Waldorf Hotel (disambiguation), hotels named Waldorf ** Waldorf–Astoria (1893–1929), the original Waldorf Astoria in New York ** Waldorf Astoria New York, in New York ** Waldorf–Astoria (disambiguation), other Waldorf-Astorias ** The Waldorf Hilton, London * Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, a luxury hotel brand * Waldorf System or Waldorf Lunch, a chain of lunch rooms (1903-1970s)


* Waldorf education, an educational philosophy * Waldorf College, Forest City, Iowa, United States

Entertainment and culture

* Waldorf Music, manufacturer of music synthesizers in Germany * Waldorf (novel), ''Waldorf'' (novel), by James Goldman * Waldorf salad, made with apples and nuts * Novello Theatre, theatre located in City of Westminster, England that was originally named the Waldorf Theatre

Fictional characters

* Blair Waldorf, character in the popular novel series ''Gossip Girl'', written by Cecily von Ziegesar * Statler and Waldorf, a pair of Muppets {{disambiguation, geo, surname