Hotel Impossible: Alpenhof Lodge Pictures

Anthony travels to the snowy mountains of Mammoth Lakes, CA, to revamp the Alpenhof Lodge.

Photos

Arriving at the Purple Orchid Inn Resort and Spa

Arriving at the Purple Orchid Inn Resort and Spa

Anthony arrives at the Purple Orchid Inn Resort and Spa in Livermore, CA. 960 1280

  

Dirty Furniture on the Porch

Dirty Furniture on the Porch

Anthony points out dirty furniture sitting on the front porch of the Purple Orchid Inn. 960 1280

  

Sampling Local Wines and Olive Oils

Sampling Local Wines and Olive Oils

Anthony and the Eddys, owners of the Purple Orchid Inn, sample local wines and olive oils. 960 1280

  

Anthony Swirls His Wine

Anthony Swirls His Wine

Anthony and the director of marketing from the local Concannon Vineyard swirl their wine. 960 1280

  

Debra and Nicole Describe the Wine

Debra and Nicole Describe the Wine

Debra and Nicole describe the wines and olive oils provided for the Purple Orchid wine tasting event. 960 1280

  

Painting Over A Mural

Painting Over A Mural

Derek paints over the safari-themed mural in one of the rooms. 960 1280

  

Spa Specialist Philippe Therrien

Spa Specialist Philippe Therrien

Anthony meets spa specialist Philippe Therrien. 960 1280

  

The Gathering Table

The Gathering Table

Blanche unpacks pieces for the new "Gathering Table," a table that was inspired by a photo provided by the owners. 960 1280

  

Anthony and the Eddy Family

Anthony and the Eddy Family

Anthony and the owners pose in front of wine barrels at the local Concannon Vineyard. 960 1280

  

Purple Orchid Inn Resort and Spa

Purple Orchid Inn Resort and Spa

An exterior shot of the Purple Orchid Inn Resort and Spa. 960 1280

  

Before

Before

The deluxe 1-bedroom suite at La Jolla Cove Suites in La Jolla, CA. 960 1280

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After

After

Look at what a couple of cans of blue paint can do! 960 1280

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Before

Before

A view of the kitchen in the deluxe 1-bedroom suite. 960 1280

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After

After

With new brick tiles, granite countertops and blue paint, the kitchen is transformed. 960 1280

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Before

Before

The sink in the bathroom of the deluxe 1-bedroom suite. 960 1280

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After

After

Check out the new fixtures on the sink and new granite countertops in the bathroom. 960 1280

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Before

Before

The original bedding at the La Jolla Cove Suites. 960 1280

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After

After

The new bedding gives the suite a much more modern look. 960 1280

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Before

Before

The rusted metal furniture on the balcony before renovation. 960 1280

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After

After

The old furniture is replaced with a new, more comfortable wicker loveseat. 960 1280

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Holbrooke Hotel

Holbrooke Hotel

Anthony travels to the old gold-mining town of Grass Valley, CA, to reinvigorate the historic Holbrooke Hotel. 960 1280

  

First Impression

First Impression

Anthony’s first impressions of the hotel are not very high after staring into an empty flowerpot. 960 1280

  

Dusty Blinds

Dusty Blinds

Anthony wipes his hands on the dirty, dusty blinds in the banquet room. 960 1280

  

Stained Sheets

Stained Sheets

Anthony points out the faded and stained sheets in a guest room. 960 1280

  

The Balcony

The Balcony

Anthony stands on the balcony of the Holbrooke while speaking with a maintenance man. 960 1280

  

Hotel Owner

Hotel Owner

Anthony speaks with hotel owner, Ian Garfinkel, in the housekeeping storage closet. 960 1280

  

Hotel Chef

Hotel Chef

Anthony speaks to the hotel chef, Dylan, in the kitchen. 960 1280

  

Band Practice

Band Practice

Anthony plays drums for Ian's band during a dress rehearsal. 960 1280

  

Casey Noble

Casey Noble

Anthony and interior designer, Casey Noble, walk down Main Street toward the Holbrooke. 960 1280

  

Anthony Gets a Hug

Anthony Gets a Hug

An elated Ian hugs Anthony after the big reveal of the new banquet room. 960 1280

  

The Back Patio

The Back Patio

The Holbrooke back patio is a mess with random chairs and tables scattered about, chairs being used as storage and dead plants everywhere. 960 1280

  


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