Hotel Impossible: Alpenhof Lodge Pictures

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

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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

  

La Jolla Cove Suites in La Jolla, CA

La Jolla Cove Suites in La Jolla, CA

La Jolla Cove Suites is a massive, 110-room hotel that sits on almost 2 acres of beautiful oceanfront shore in La Jolla, CA. 960 1280

  

Initial Hotel Exploration

Initial Hotel Exploration

Anthony does some initial exploration of the hotel before meeting with the owner. 960 1280

  

Anthony and the La Jolla Cove Suites Owner

Anthony and the La Jolla Cove Suites Owner

Anthony meets with the owner of La Jolla Cove Suites Krista Baroudi on the rooftop deck. 960 1280

  

Scripps Park Cove in La Jolla, CA

Scripps Park Cove in La Jolla, CA

Located in front of the hotel, Scripps Park Cove is the perfect place to enjoy some beach time with the family. 960 1280

  

Anthony Meets the Maintenance Department

Anthony Meets the Maintenance Department

After quickly realizing that the head of the maintenance department has no preventative maintenance system in place for this huge property, Anthony gathers his staff for a quick meeting. 960 1280

  

Anthony Examines the Algae-Filled Steps

Anthony Examines the Algae-Filled Steps

Anthony examines the steps leading up to the hotel where the growth of algae is clearly evident. 960 1280

  

Designer Blanche Garcia

Designer Blanche Garcia

Designer Blanche Garcia shows Krista's children how to tile the pillars throughout the hotel. 960 1280

  

Front Desk Staff

Front Desk Staff

Anthony speaks with the front desk staff. 960 1280

  

Blanche Meets the Movers

Blanche Meets the Movers

Blanche meets the movers in preparation for staging the new furniture inside the recently renovated rooms at La Jolla Cove. 960 1280

  

Anthony Reveals the New Website

Anthony Reveals the New Website

Anthony reveals the new website to Krista. 960 1280

  

Anthony and Krista Congratulate Joy

Anthony and Krista Congratulate Joy

Anthony and Krista congratulate Joy on throwing her first successful party as the new sales and marketing employee. 960 1280

  

Posing Infront of the Pool

Posing Infront of the Pool

Anthony poses in front of the pool area at the Hotel Leger, right in the heart of where the California Gold Rush took place. 960 1280

  

Anthony and Hotel Owner Ashley Canty

Anthony and Hotel Owner Ashley Canty

Anthony and hotel owner Ashley Canty listen to paranormal expert Loyd Auerbach's findings about paranormal activity in the hotel. 960 1280

  

Entering the Hotel Leger

Entering the Hotel Leger

Anthony enters the legendary Hotel Leger. The hotel is one of the oldest and most historic hotels in California. 960 1280

  

Jail Space Before Renovation

Jail Space Before Renovation

The interior of the jail space in the hotel before renovation. 960 1280

  

Applauding the Volunteers

Applauding the Volunteers

Anthony and the hotel team applaud the town's volunteers who played a hand in getting the hotel back on the right track. 960 1280

  

Anthony Talks to Blanche

Anthony Talks to Blanche

Anthony arrives at the construction site to have a quick chat with interior designer Blanche Garcia. 960 1280

  

Billiards Room Before Renovation

Billiards Room Before Renovation

A shot of the billiards room before renovation begins. 960 1280

  

Talking in the Jail Cell

Talking in the Jail Cell

Anthony and paranormal expert Loyd Auerbach explore the jail cell. 960 1280

  

The Marketing Meeting

The Marketing Meeting

Anthony kicks off the marketing meeting with the hotel employees. 960 1280

  

Anthony Gets a Hand

Anthony Gets a Hand

Anthony and the hotel team are greeted by the town’s people with a round of applause. 960 1280

  

Staircase Before Renovation

Staircase Before Renovation

A look at the staircase before renovation begins on the hotel. 960 1280

  

Addressing the Citizens of Mokelumne Hill, CA

Addressing the Citizens of Mokelumne Hill, CA

Anthony addresses the citizens of Mokelumne Hill, CA, in the middle of a town hall meeting. 960 1280

  

Hotel Plans Going Forward

Hotel Plans Going Forward

Anthony and Ashley discuss the hotel plans going forward while standing on the front porch. 960 1280

  


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