Every year, many people decide to open a hotel or guest house, but getting started in this business isn't easy. Tune in as Alex Polizzi follows the journey of first-time hoteliers as they set up their business, find the perfect location and renovate their property in preparation for their grand opening.
Highland Park House
Alex follows the story of the Hodgson family as they risk everything trying to turn a run-down, imposing Victorian mansion on the windswept Scottish Orkney Islands, into a B&B where they can live and work.
Chateau Le Mung
Alex follows three generations of the Bromley family as they gamble their combined life savings and take on the daunting task of reviving a crumbling 800 year old Chateau in rural France.
Alex follows Keith and Zoe, a couple who are putting their relationship to the test by fleeing their comfortable London lives for the sleepy Devon fishing village of Brixham, where they hope to convert a run-down B&B.
Alex follows Scottish ex-pats Mark and Shirley as they risk it all in their attempts to carve out a traditional cave house style B&B from what are essentially large holes in a rural Southern Spanish hillside.
Ionia Guest House
Jason and Sirem, have sold their house in Southampton and decided to gamble the proceeds on a new life by building an eco-hotel from the ground up in the stunning surrounds of Southern Turkey.
Alex follows London couple Stephen and Eric, who despite a total lack of building experience, have ambitions to transform a faded 18th century farmhouse in a tiny Southern French hamlet into a chic B&B.