The Hotel Inspector

Hotels, motels, and bed and breakfasts are in constant competition to win over new customers and keep their rooms booked. Unfortunately not every hotel succeeds. Hotelier experts visit British establishments and offer key advice to owners. Can these hotels be saved? Tune in to find out who suceeeds and who closes their doors forever.

Thursdays at 09:00 pm on BBC America
8 Seasons, 50 Episodes
October 6, 2005
Documentary & Biography
7.2/10
Cast: Alex Polizzi, Ruth Watson, Mark Halliley
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The Hotel Inspector
Episodes

The Hotel Inspector Full Episode Guide

  • Alex finds it hard to stay the course after she is confronted by a Suffolk coaching inn in danger of ending up in the knacker's yard.

  • Alex attempts to help turn around the fortunes of a hotel in Rugby with an owner who has tried to go for more upmarket clients but instead has suffered with a downturn in bookings.

  • Alex attempts to help turn around the fortunes of the 18th-century Hollybush Inn in Hay-on-Wye.

  • Alex attempts to help turn around the fortunes of a family-run hotel in the county of Devon.

  • Alex Polizzi attempts to help turn around the fortunes of the Brendan Chase in the Lake District which is owned by former chartered accountant David Maloney.

  • Alex Polizzi attempts to help turn around the fortunes of the Welcome Traveller Inn, in west Wales.

  • Alex Polizzi attempts to help turn around the fortunes of a couple of bed and breakfast establishments in Ross-on-Wye.

  • Alex Polizzi attempts to help Jon Sweeney, owner of the First In Last Out, a 17th-century pub in Winchester turn around the fortunes of his establishment.

  • Alex travel to Devon to help try and turn around the fortunes of a historical hotel there.

  • Alex attempts to turn around the fortunes of the Windsors Hotel in Chertsey which has a poor decor, dated furnishings and a very unenthusiastic owner.

  • Alex attempts to help turn around the fortunes of the Sandygate Hotel in South Yorkshire. The hotel showed signs of early promise but a lack of proper marketing and bad pricing have left the hotel in danger.

  • Alex attempts to help the Rutland Arms Hotel in Bakewell, Derbyshire. Due to bad organisation, bad reviews and a lack of visitors in the winter it has left 68-year-old owner David close to financial ruin.

  • Alex's travels to the Artist Residence in Brighton which is a nine-bedroom bed and breakfast run by 21-year-old student Justin. The place has been decorated and is staffed by up-and-coming artists in an effort to become a cross between an art gallery and a hotel, but it is failing badly on both fronts.

  • Alex attempts to turn around the foturnes of the Astor Hotel in Plymouth, but finds herself in conflict with the owner of the business in the process.