Hotel Impossible: Periwinkle Inn Pictures

Anthony heads to Cape May, NJ -- America's oldest seaside resort town -- to help the Periwinkle Inn return to its pre-recession state.

A look at the outside of the Periwinkle Inn in Cape May, NJ.

Anthony finds that the railings at the Periwinkle Inn are actually very well maintained.

Anthony walks HGTV's Casey Noble into the Periwinkle Inn's shocking hotel lobby.

Anthony meets with Claudia, the owner of the Periwinkle Inn, to discuss what he has envisioned for her hotel.

Anthony shows the Periwinkle Inn owners what they are missing by not working with the brand-new Cape May Convention Center.

Claudia, the Periwinkle Inn owner, brings her own prop to her meeting with Anthony.

Anthony works with the Periwinkle Inn's owners on a partnership with the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts.

Anthony thinks that the children's play area could be better maintained. Toys should not be left outside overnight.

A look at the lobby before renovation begins.

Another look at the lobby before renovation.

A look at one of the rooms at the Periwinkle Inn before renovation begins.