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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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Episode Info

Next: S05-Special -- 5 Star Secrets: Miami's Fontainebleau Hotel (Dec/02/2014) [Special Runtime: 30 Min.]

Prev: 5x07 -- Resort to Spanking (Nov/25/2014)

Anthony travels to the 31-room Mountain View Lodge in Manson, WA, and is soon overwhelmed by countless signs with rules and regulations. He takes on the manager, Kim, whose passive-aggressive ways threaten to bring down the hotel for good.

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5x7: Resort to Spanking recap: Anthony drives to Manson, WA to help out the 31-room Mountain View Lodge. The owner, Kim Ustanik, took over when her mother died in 2007. They're just getting by even though the locale is a destination area... read more.

5x6: Masters of My Domain recap: Anthony is called to Aiken, South Carolina to help out the Guest House at the Houndslake Country Club. Affluent guests come to enjoy the golfing and polo, but the 34-room Guest House is suffering. Peggy Penland and her brother Rob run the hotel, which has stood since 1985. Since 2008 it has had problems making money... read more.

5x4: Crappy Management recap: Anthony is called to Minnesota in to help the 73-room Crookston Inn &Convention Center. Owners Nicole and Todd Jacobson purchased it a year ago and have spent over $500,000 just to keep it open. Now they're considering selling the property and walking away from it. Anthony pulls up and admires the attractive exterior, but figures the owners are hiding their problems inside. There's a spacious lobby and a clean pool area. Two housekeepers are seated at a pool table and Anthony goes over to find out why they're meeting on the pool deck. One woman is the housekeeping manager, interviewing the other woman... read more.

5x5: Super Nova Scotia recap: Anthony travels to the 70-room Hearthstone Inn on Cape Breton Island in Nova Scotia. Mike Melenchuk owns the property and it's struggling. It's located in downtown Sidney and isn't pulling in business despite the fact the town is growing. Anthony drives up and tries to find the Hearthstrone. He finally spots a sign off the road and another sign that says "Entrance" but has no hotel sign in the frame. Anthony pulls up and sees a hole in the wall above the main sign. A fenced generator unit off the parking lot is covered with broken concrete and asphalt, and cigarette butts everywhere. Anthony hops the fence and finds garbage everywhere inside, and points out that hotel parking lots have to be cleaned out every morning... read more.

5x3: Rotting Woodstock recap: Anthony heads to Woodstock, NY, to help out the 35-room Woodstock Lodge. Annie and Carlo Pombo came to the hotel 17 years ago and have had declining occupancy figures ever since. The online reviews of the hotel are the worst that Anthony has ever seen. He pulls up to the main building and notices a lot of cabins around the property. There's a welcome sign sculpture, but Anthony notices that the wires are sticking out and the tiles are falling off... read more.
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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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