The Special Needs Hotel

The Special Needs Hotel

  • 2015
  • 1 Season

On the Somerset coast, there is a grand Victorian hotel like no other. Young people with a wide range of learning disabilities come to live and at this unique training academy, to learn the art of hospitality. Follow their stories as they begin their journeys away from home for the first time, face personal challenges and, eventually, the prospect of moving on and getting a job for real.

The Special Needs Hotel
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Episode 3
3. Episode 3
September 17, 2015
It's spring in Minehead and the holiday-makers have arrived. The best hotels in town are fully booked but there is one that is different from all the others. Foxes Hotel offers a unique training course for young people with a range of learning disabilities, but working at the hotel is only part of their journey. Now the 3rd years face the next step and learn how to cope in the outside world.
Episode 2
2. Episode 2
September 16, 2015
It's January and the beginning of Spring term at Foxes, which provides a unique 3-year course for young people with a range of learning disabilities. The course is all about honing their new-found skills to prepare for the outside world, from keeping the rooms spic and span in housekeeping, to keeping the guests happy front-of-house, to making sure everyone is well-fed.
Episode 1
1. Episode 1
September 9, 2015
Foxes is a unique hotel on the Somerset Coast that trains young people from across the country with a range of learning disabilities in the art of hospitality. For most of them, not only will this be their first job, it's their first time away from home. They'll get 3 years of intensive, hands-on experience of life in a working hotel. Follow three newcomers over a dramatic year.
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On the Somerset coast, there is a grand Victorian hotel like no other. Young people with a wide range of learning disabilities come to live and at this unique training academy, to learn the art of hospitality. Follow their stories as they begin their journeys away from home for the first time, face personal challenges and, eventually, the prospect of moving on and getting a job for real.

  • Premiere Date
    September 9, 2015