The Hotel

May 2014

S1 Ep8 - Damson In Distress

3.0 44 x
Damson in Distress - Manager Wayne claims he cannot bear to work with assistant Marta any longer, forcing owner Jonathan to intervene. The hotel's sows receive a new male companion, and a husband-and-wife songwriting duo check into the hotel, hoping to draw inspiration from its surroundings - but a bout of snoring shatters their tranquillity. (From the UK) (Documentary Series) (Final) (Rpt) PG CC

S1 Ep7 - Pillow Talk

3.0 48 x
Pillow Talk - Nadine and Christian, who have recently been through a trial separation, check in at the Damson Dene hotel in a bid to get their marriage back on track and keep their family together. Scottish couple Bob and Jeanie are hoping for a relaxing 50th wedding anniversary, while manager Wayne sets about arranging a surprise banquet for barman Paul and general assistant Lavinia - the only married couple living in the staff quarters. (From the UK) (Documentary Series) (Rpt) PG CC

S1 Ep6 - Do Not Disturb

3.0 58 x
Do Not Disturb - At the Damson Dene hotel, general assistant Amos is reaching the end of his probation period. He tries harder than anyone but is still struggling with the most basic jobs. Wayne can't decide if he wants to adopt him or let him go back to Romania. Meanwhile, salvation might have arrived with the Bells, a born again Christian couple who come to the hotel for a relaxing weekend of walking and prayer. (From the UK) (Documentary Series) (Rpt) PG CC
April 2014

S1 Ep5 - There's A Fly In My Soup

3.0 38 x
There's a Fly in my Soup - General manager Wayne and the staff of the Damson Dene hotel deal with complaints from guests, including a bargain-hunting mother and daughter, and a Newcastle couple who are unimpressed when their television breaks down. However, the most stinging criticism comes in a review on a travel website - and the tension boils over when mouldy food is discovered in the hotel kitchen's fridge, leading to a row between Wayne and head chef Kirk. (From the UK) (Documentary Series...

S1 Ep4 - Bedlam And Breakfast

3.0 51 x
Bedlam and Breakfast - Manchester couple Richard and Rebecca decide to celebrate their third anniversary by taking a night off from home and heading to the Damson Dene hotel. However, the evening takes a regrettable turn when they over-indulge on alcohol. Royal Navy engineer Simon is hoping to impress his Brazilian girlfriend by showing her the sights of the Lake District, and Wayne and Kirk lose patience with unruly kitchen porter Kuba. (From the UK) (Documentary Series) (Rpt) M (L) CC

S1 Ep3 - Kids Eat Free

3.0 50 x
Kids Eat Free - Wayne and the staff are stretched to their limits when the Damson Dene hotel welcomes an influx of families - including one couple with seven daughters and two dogs. As rooms are re-arranged and parents try to keep their youngsters under control at the dinner table, restaurant supervisor Kate reminisces about her own family back in Poland - and Wayne reveals a startling fact about his childhood. (From the UK) (Documentary Series) (Rpt) PG CC

S1 Ep2 - The Wedding

3.0 47 x
The Wedding - Tom and his pregnant fiancée Susanna choose the Damson Dene hotel for their wedding, and Wayne and Jonathan are determined to give the happy couple a big day to remember. However, a troublesome toilet in the bridal suite gets proceedings off to a shaky start - and as events unfold, chaos in the kitchen and a less-than-appropriate best man's speech leave staff struggling to salvage the occasion. (From the UK) (Documentary Series) (Rpt) PG CC
March 2014

S1 Ep1 - The Proposal

3.0 48 x
The Proposal - Follows life at the Damson Dene, a three-star hotel in the Lake District, as staff try to keep holiday-makers happy during a busy summer season. In this episode, a man from Essex nervously prepares to propose to his girlfriend, and a fellow guest awaits the results of a test for cancer. Meanwhile, manager Wayne Bartholomew is at a loss as he tries to deal with new assistant Amos, whose enthusiasm greatly outweighs his abilities. (From the UK) (Documentary Series) (Rpt) PG CC