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Hotel Impossible: The Dream Inn - Daytona, FL

In Daytona Beach, Anthony tries to bring the Dream Inn out of bankruptcy, but discovers that the general manager has nothing to do because his domineering mother makes all the decisions.

Episode Info
Episode number: 1x13
Airdate: Monday August 06th, 2012

Director: Carlos Bible

Main Cast


Anthony is called to Daytona Beach, FL, to help out the 25-room Dream Inn, owned by Cindy, John, and their son Jody Kinberger. Cindy and John went to Daytona Beach for their honeymoon and 20 years later bought a hotel there with their life savings in 1992. At 2008, the recession hit and they were devastated. Jody is their general manager and trying to keep the hotel afloat, but he’s gone through all of their reserves...

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Episode Quotes
Anthony: Oh, wow, I’m going to go out on a limb here and say whoever designed this place had a thing for dolphins. I feel like I’m about to go into an exhibit at Seaworld.

Anthony: As hoteliers, we have simple jobs--be nice to people and clean the damn room.

Anthony: Have you been to the lobby yet? They have dolphins everywhere.
Blanche: Oh my god, this place is like the place that dolphins went to go and die.

Steve: I was told he’s got the personality of o a cold sore.
Anthony: Of a cold sore?
Steve: Cold sore.
Anthony: I’ve been called a lot of things in my life. I’ve never been called a cold sore.

Anthony: I only have a few days. Are you gonna be able to do it? Whoa, whoa, you just hesitated, man. The answer’s “yes.”
Stephen: It’s an aggressive idea.
Anthony: I’m an aggressive guy.

Cindy: Can we put dolphins there?
Anthony: No. You cannot put dolphins there.
Cindy: I like dolphins, too.
Anthony: I like dolphins. I like birds. I just don’t put ‘em on buildings that I run.

Other Episode Crew

Executive ProducerBruce David Klein  |  Brian Leonard (1)
Co-Executive ProducerLorri Leighton  |  Rob Green  |  Anthony Melchiorri
Associate ProducerAisha Reyes
EditorJake Keene  |  Katherine Hunt  |  David Peterson
CastingTori Gallarello Alcock  |  Aisha Reyes
Production AssistantWill McPhail  |  Emily Cunningham
Production CoordinatorMira Friedlaender  |  Jonathan Rittenberg
Assistant EditorAlana Hoffman  |  Matthia Baptiste
Post Production SupervisorJoe Eckardt  |  Alexa Coyle
On-Line EditorKim D. Hylan
Director of PhotographyLeo Lawrence
Production ManagerNeil Mason Parrish
Story ProducerJohn Michael Scholl
Field ProducerAmanda Young (2)
Camera AssistantIcaro Godoi
Post Production ManagerMia Trombino
Post Production AssistantGreg Littauer
Media TechnicianChris Smith (4)
AudioJohn Hatcher
DesignerBlanche Garcia
Business AffairsSara Hofstein
Design AssistantFrancheska Torres
Assistant On-line EditorQuincy Hinds
CameraEdwin Mesa
Supervising Post ProducerJulie Lei  |  Steven Matty
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