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Hotel Impossible

Hotel Impossible

I'm Anthony Melchiorri. Outstanding hotels are my world, and after 20 years in the hotel business, there's no problem I can't fix. All around America, there are hotels that are hurting. They're understaffed, mismanaged, and in desperate need of a facelift. That's where I come in. I've turned around some of the most famous hotels in America, from boutique hotels to big-city landmarks. I'm on a mission, and I won't stop until every hotel you check into is perfect.

When hotel owners can't deal with staff, their occupancy is down, and the property is falling apart, who do they call in? Call in Anthony Melchiorri, a hotel 'fixer" who claims he can turn any hotel around in weeks. Each week Anthony tries to save another failing hotel and will do whatever it takes to turn it around.
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Next: 5x03 -- Rotting Woodstock (Oct/21/2014)

Anthony visits historic Woodstock, NY, to get the struggling 35-room Woodstock Lodge back on its feet. But the owner's stubbornness and anger could force Anthony to leave before they can render any help at all.

Prev: 5x02 -- Swinging For the Fences (Oct/14/2014)

The owners of the Autoport at State College in Pennsylvania ask Anthony for help... but neglect to tell him that the bank is foreclosing on their motel.

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5x2: Swinging For the Fences recap: Anthony goes to the 85-room Autoport Motel at State College, Pennsylvania. State College is home to Penn State and its famous football program. All of the motels in the area are doing well except for the Autoport. The Autoport was the first auto motel in Pennsylvania... read more.

5x1: Crash Course in Daytona recap: Anthony arrives in Daytona Beach to help out the historic 50-room Streamline Hotel. NASCAR is intimately associated with the town, and its founding documents were signed atop the Streamline in 1947. Since then, the hotel has fallen on hard times, and the local police consider it a den of criminal activity. Eddie Hennessy bought the Streamline three months ago and has been trying to reposition it on the market, even though he hasn't run a hotel before. Anthony only has four days to turn it around... read more.

4x12: Stormy Wedding recap: Anthony is off to Hood River, OR, to help out the 42-room Vagabond Lodge, owned and managed by Grant Polson. Grant says that they've been there for 60 years and it's always been in the family. They've been doing poorly for some time, and will soon go out of business if Anthony can't help them... read more.

4x7: Temper Expectations recap: Anthony heads for the Catskills Mountain Lodge in upstate New York. His family spent summer vacations there and hundreds of entertainers played hotels there. The area is a hot spot for winter vacations but some of the hotels are too far away from the mountains to fill rooms. The Mountain Lodge, owned by Al and Kathy Guart, is struggling. They started well but were soon sliding, and they think the problem is they aren't getting enough customers in... read more.

4x6: Homestead Hoarders Gone Wild recap: Anthony is called to the 150-room Floridian Hotel in Homestead, FL, 50 miles south of Miami. It's owned by Richard and Donald Groh, who have been losing money during the off-season. As he drives up to it, he notices a man nearby wrestling an alligator. The handler is busy taping the alligator's mouth closed and explains that what he does is pretty common. He takes it to his wildlife sanctuary to check it for injuries and then release it back into the wild. The handler notes that two different hotels have called him down to check on pythons... read more.
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Warning: Hotel Impossible guide may contain spoilers
Classification: Reality
Genre: Design/Decorating | Finance | Housing/Building
Status: Returning Series
Network: travel CHANNEL ( USA)
Airs: Tuesdays at 09:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: April 09, 2012
Episode Order: 13
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