Hotel Impossible: Dream Inn Pictures

Anthony heads to the Dream Inn in Daytona Beach, FL, where he renovates the beachside hotel's dilapidated rooms and hideous exterior, while simultaneously amending the family owners' management style.

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Anthony Melchiorri and Alison Victoria

Anthony Melchiorri and Alison Victoria

Anthony Melchiorri and interior designer Alison Victoria pose in front of the Floridian Hotel in Homestead, FL. 960 1280

  

Discussing His Issues

Discussing His Issues

Anthony discusses some of the issues he's come across during his initial walkthrough at the Floridian. 960 1280

  

Lobby Waiting Area Before Renovation

Lobby Waiting Area Before Renovation

The waiting area of the lobby contains old, drab looking furniture that is in major need of an upgrade. 960 1280

  

Front Desk Before Renovation

Front Desk Before Renovation

Although the front desk in the lobby is in good condition, Anthony feels that it doesn't really convey the look he's going for. 960 1280

  

Lobby Before Renovation

Lobby Before Renovation

An overall view of the lobby before Alison and her team begin their renovations. 960 1280

  

Stack of Old Mattresses

Stack of Old Mattresses

Anthony climbs aboard a stack of old mattresses inside the Groh brothers’ warehouse. 960 1280

  

Hoarding in the Banquet Hall

Hoarding in the Banquet Hall

Used as more of a storage facility than as a banquet hall, Anthony goes through all the junk that has piled up over the last year. 960 1280

  

Displeased With the Quality

Displeased With the Quality

Anthony appears to be displeased with the quality of equipment the hotel cleaning staff has been using. 960 1280

  

Clearing His Head

Clearing His Head

Looking to clear his head, Anthony takes a quick break after inspecting his guest room at the Floridian. 960 1280

  

Creekside Inn in Islamorada, FL

Creekside Inn in Islamorada, FL

Anthony arrives at the Creekside Inn in Islamorada, FL. After the owner mistreats an undercover guest, Anthony tries to set him on course to fix the horrible customer service his hotel has been providing. 960 1280

  

Anthony Melchiorri and German Fucaraccio

Anthony Melchiorri and German Fucaraccio

Anthony speaks with German Fucaraccio, the owner of the Creekside Inn, about the way his hotel is run. Anthony is completely disgusted when he learns that German has left the hotel to be run by an 18-year-old. 960 1280

  

Lobby Before Renovation

Lobby Before Renovation

The Creekside Inn lobby before renovation begins. 960 1280

  

How to Clean Properly

How to Clean Properly

Anthony teaches German how to properly clean and inspect the guest’s rooms. 960 1280

  

Patio Before Renovation

Patio Before Renovation

The Creekside Inn patio before renovation begins. 960 1280

  

Broken Hammock

Broken Hammock

After a long day of helping the Inn’s owner get organized, Anthony tries to relax on a hammock on the hotel's property. But there’s a problem … the hammock is broken. 960 1280

  

Meeting the Front Desk Agent

Meeting the Front Desk Agent

Anthony meets with the front desk agent about her experience working at the hotel. 960 1280

  

The Owner of S.T. Construction

The Owner of S.T. Construction

Anthony meets with the owner of ST Sparks Construction, the company he has chosen to help with the hotel's renovations. 960 1280

  

Guest Room Before Renovation

Guest Room Before Renovation

A Creekside Inn guest room before renovation begins. 960 1280

  

The Owner of Tiki Jet

The Owner of Tiki Jet

The hotel owners are in for a wild ride after Anthony introduces them to Justin, the owner of Tiki Jet. 960 1280

  

Using a Jet Pack

Using a Jet Pack

Anthony gives the jet pack a go after swimming off the coast of Islamorada, FL. 960 1280

  

Sevilla Inn in Kissimmee, FL

Sevilla Inn in Kissimmee, FL

Anthony arrives at the 51-room Sevilla Inn in Kissimmee, FL. 960 1280

  

A Complete Mess

A Complete Mess

Anthony arrives to find the front desk a complete mess. 960 1280

  

Algae-Infested Pool

Algae-Infested Pool

Mismatched furniture surrounds the green, algae-infested pool. 960 1280

  

Before the Renovations

Before the Renovations

Before the renovations, the guest rooms at the Sevilla Inn had extremely old decor and furniture. 960 1280

  

Bedding in the Guest Room

Bedding in the Guest Room

Anthony inspects the bedding in his guest room. 960 1280

  

Found on the Mattress

Found on the Mattress

Anthony shows the camera a bed bug he found on the mattress. 960 1280

  

Completely Outdated

Completely Outdated

The TV in the guest room is completely outdated. 960 1280

  

Casey Noble

Casey Noble

Anthony shows Casey Noble all of the left-behind phone chargers the hotel is currently selling. 960 1280

  

Bill Whitsinte and His dog Ozzy

Bill Whitsinte and His dog Ozzy

Anthony speaks with K-9 trainer Bill Whitsinte and his dog Ozzy about the bed bugs he found in the guest rooms. 960 1280

  

Peggy Choudhry and Rene Sandoval

Peggy Choudhry and Rene Sandoval

Anthony tells the owners of the hotel, Peggy Choudhry and Rene Sandoval, that Bates Exterminating is going to eliminate their bed bug infestation. 960 1280

  

Curtis Smith of DirecTV

Curtis Smith of DirecTV

Anthony and Curtis Smith of DirecTV show the owners their new, free flat-screen TVs. 960 1280

  

Final Renovations Revealed

Final Renovations Revealed

Anthony celebrates the hotel's final renovations with Athena and Peggy Choudhry, as well as Shawn, Rene and Margot Sandoval. 960 1280

  

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