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?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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