A trip to Bayfield, Wis., finds Anthony trying to help the struggling Greunke's First Street Inn and Restaurant, which is being run by an overworked family, who are putting more emphasis on the food side of the business than the hotel operation.
The host visits a struggling hotel in Albany, N.Y., with filthy rooms and very poor management. To turn things around, the owner wants to spend a fortune to rebuild from scratch, but Anthony banks on room renovations and proper training doing the trick.
Anthony deals with an owner who won't comply with local fire code during his stay at Hooligan's Lodge in Soldotna, Alaska. Also, he comes to learn that she doesn't pay employees on time and is known for writing checks that bounce.
Anthony visits Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge in Arkansas, where lodging takes a backseat to the animals. But if Anthony can convince the owners to make their guests a priority, then they could generate more money to save more furry friends.
Anthony Melchiorri is on a mission to save three struggling hotels near Sturgis, S.D., challenging himself to fix all the issues at these properties before hundreds of thousands of bikers come rolling into town.