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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.

Tuesday 10:00 PM et/pt on Travel Channel
9 Seasons, 115 Episodes
April 9, 2012
Family, Travel
7.8/10
Cast: Anthony Melchiorri
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  • When Anthony arrives at the Maui Sands Hotel and Indoor Waterpark, he finds indifferent owners, an overworked staff, freezing water, roaches, and bedbugs.

  • Anthony Melchiorri visits a motel in a beach town on Cape Cod where the employees are passionate about the property but the uninterested owner is looking to sell. With the help of the motel's general and assistant managers, Anthony works to convince the owner to take down the ominious For Sale sign and re-invest in his property.

  • Anthony Melchiorri visits Palm Springs to help the Cambridge Inn. The inexperienced owner is running out of capital after just a few months and her general managers are clashing and making bad security decisions with guests.

  • Anthony visits Williamstown, Kentucky, where a replica of Noah's Ark draws thousands of visitors. The nearby Sunrise Inn, however, is beset by so many problems that it needs a miracle to survive.

  • The owners of the Cape Hatteras Hotel have no choice but to sell, but Anthony warns them that their asking price is too high. As he tries to convince them to lower their demands, he also tries to solve the communication issues between staff and management.

  • Host Anthony Melchiorri sets out on a snowy trek through Norway, Sweden and Finland to check out four unique hotels constructed entirely of ice. During his journey, Anthony experiences life above the Arctic Circle and learns how these structures are crafted.

  • A visit to Bayfield, Wis., finds Anthony attempting to aid the struggling Greunke's First Street Inn and Restaurant, which is being run by an overburdened family, who are putting more efforts into on the food side of the business than the hotel operation.

  • An underpaid general manager and employees who are close to quitting due to poor management are issues Anthony tries to repair during his trip to the White Caps Motel in Wildwood, N.J.

  • A dwindling hotel in Albany, N.Y., has dirty rooms and poor management; Anthony renovates and shares instructions on proper maintenance practices and management skills.

  • The head of Hooligan's Lodge in Soldotna, Alaska who won't agree with the local fire code.

  • Anthony travels to Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge in Arkansas, where lodging is put on the back burner to the animals. But if Anthony can persuade the owners to make their guests a priority, then they could produce more money to rescue more furry friends.

  • Anthony visits Fire Island, N.Y., where he faces the controlling owner of the seriously in-need-of-an-update Clegg's Hotel.

  • Anthony Melchiorri is on a quest to rescue three struggling hotels close to Sturgis, S.D., challenging himself to repair all the issues at these properties before hundreds of thousands of bikers come roiding into town.

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Hotel Impossible Video Clips & Extras

Hotel Impossible: Anthony Melchiorri inspects the Lancer Motel in Myrtle Beach Clip (02:18) Host's Hometown: Anthony's Coney Island Eats Clip (02:37) A Day With Anthony Melchiorri Clip (02:36) Host's Hometown: Anthony's Coney Island Tips Clip (02:32) Host's Hometown: Anthony Melchiorri's Hometown Clip (02:46)