Hotel Impossible: Running on Empty Pictures

With the Holbrooke Hotel owner stressed from event planning, bartending and leading the band, can Anthony get him to focus in time to save the 162-year-old landmark?

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Liberty Hotel in Hollywood, CA
Liberty Hotel in Hollywood, CA

Liberty Hotel in Hollywood, CA

Anthony is in Hollywood, CA, to help the struggling Liberty Hotel match the glitz and glam of its famous surrounding showbiz location. 960 1280

  

Finding a Syringe is Bad

Finding a Syringe is Bad

Anthony holds up a syringe that was found in a guest room by one of the cameramen. 960 1280

  

At First Glance

At First Glance

Anthony takes a first glance at one of the guest rooms before he and his team begin their renovations. 960 1280

  

Talking to a Hotel guest

Talking to a Hotel guest

Anthony stops a hotel patron in the parking lot to discuss his thoughts on his stay at the Liberty Hotel. 960 1280

  

"Vanilla" Bedspreads

"Vanilla" Bedspreads

A look at the "vanilla" bedspreads and artwork in a guest room before renovation begins. 960 1280

  

Expressing His Concerns

Expressing His Concerns

Anthony tries to get his concerns across to the owners of the hotel. 960 1280

  

Bathroom Prior to Renovation

Bathroom Prior to Renovation

Prior to renovation on a guest room bathroom, Anthony is concerned that the bleak paint job and serious lack of storage space makes it an unwelcoming space for hotel patrons. 960 1280

  

Liberty Hotel Owners

Liberty Hotel Owners

Hotel owners Lida and her husband pose for the cameras in front of the Liberty Hotel before renovation begins. 960 1280

  

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

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After

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

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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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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

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

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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Before

Before

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

TINA NOMURA  

After

After

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

DECKER NOMURA LIONSBROW PHOTOGRAPHY  

Before

Before

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

TINA NOMURA  

After

After

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

DECKER NOMURA LIONSBROW PHOTOGRAPHY  

Before

Before

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

TINA NOMURA  

After

After

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

DECKER NOMURA LIONSBROW PHOTOGRAPHY  

Before

Before

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

TINA NOMURA  

After

After

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

DECKER NOMURA LIONSBROW PHOTOGRAPHY  

Before

Before

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

TINA NOMURA  

After

After

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

DECKER NOMURA LIONSBROW PHOTOGRAPHY  

Alpenhof Lodge in Mammoth Lakes, CA

Alpenhof Lodge in Mammoth Lakes, CA

Anthony takes in the view of the entire Alpenhof Lodge from the balcony outside of his room. The Alpenhof is a 58-room lodge located in the snowy mountains of Mammoth Lakes, CA. 960 1280

  

Mammoth Mountain

Mammoth Mountain

Anthony and general manager Stacy meet with Jeni Shaver, one of the ticket managers at Mammoth Mountain. Stacy finds out that the lift ticket process isn't as hard as she thought it would be. 960 1280

  

Searching for Bed Bugs

Searching for Bed Bugs

Anthony checks under the sheets for dirt and bed bugs – luckily, he doesn't find either. 960 1280

  

Schaubmayer Family

Schaubmayer Family

Anthony explains to the Schaubmayer family why they should serve breakfast for their guests in the restaurant rather than in the lobby. 960 1280

  

Anthony Goes Snow-Plowing

Anthony Goes Snow-Plowing

Anthony decides to give the snow-plowing profession a shot. 960 1280

  

Anthony Checks in With Blanche

Anthony Checks in With Blanche

Anthony checks in with Blanche to see how the renovation is going. 960 1280

  

Room 104

Room 104

Anthony arrives at room 104 to do an initial room inspection. 960 1280

  

Lobby Before Renovation

Lobby Before Renovation

A look at the lobby before renovation begins. 960 1280

  

obert Schaubmayer in Petra's Restaurant

obert Schaubmayer in Petra's Restaurant

Anthony meets with Kirk and Robert Schaubmayer in Petra's restaurant, which they run, only to find out that their father is in charge of all the important decisions. 960 1280

  

Inspecting Room 104

Inspecting Room 104

Anthony inspects room 104 and lies on the bed to see how comfortable it is. 960 1280

  

Restaurant Before Renovation

Restaurant Before Renovation

A look at the restaurant before renovation begins. 960 1280

  

Heading to the Slopes

Heading to the Slopes

Anthony and Stacy head to the slopes. 960 1280

  

Robert Sr. Congratulates Anthony

Robert Sr. Congratulates Anthony

Robert Sr. congratulates Anthony on a job well done after giving him a Bobcat lesson and letting him plow the snow. 960 1280

  

Discussing the Strategy

Discussing the Strategy

Anthony meets with the Schaubmayer family to discuss the strategy chart. He shows them how much money they are losing compared to what their competitors are making. 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