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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: 5x06 -- Super Nova Scotia (Nov/04/2014)


Anthony travels to the Hearthstone Inn in Cape Breton, NS, and finds a lack of leadership and a messy exterior.


Prev: 5x04 -- Crappy Management (Oct/28/2014)


Anthony takes on the Crookston Inn and Conference Center, which is plagued by poor banqueting management and a housekeeping manager with an attitude. To save the place, Anthony may have to fire them.

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Cast
Anthony MelchiorriAnthony Melchiorri
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Recaps
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.

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.

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.
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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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