Amazing Hotels: Life Beyond The Lobby

Episode Guide

Series 2 Episode Guide

The Brando, French Polynesia

Series 2 · Episode 1

Giles and Monica visit one of the world's most luxurious eco resorts on the small island of Tetiaroa. This hotel was the brainchild of Hollywood star Marlon Brando, where guests pay up to 11,000 pounds per night.

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Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar, Oman

Series 2 · Episode 2

Giles and Monica visit the highest five-star hotel in the Middle East and a resort seeking to blend local tradition with modern tastes. It is situated 2,000 metres above sea level on the rim of a canyon.

Grand Resort Bad Ragaz, Switzerland

Series 2 · Episode 3

Monica and Giles head to the foothills of the Swiss Alps to experience a very different type of travel - health and wellness tourism. This luxury hotel houses restaurants, spas, golf courses and Olympic standard sports facilities.

Ashford Castle, Ireland

Series 2 · Episode 4

Monica and Giles hop across to Ireland to scale the imposing and ancient ramparts of Ashford Castle. After undergoing a 50 million pound restoration, it has the ambition to be the best hotel in the world.

The Silo, South Africa

Series 2 · Episode 5

Giles and Monica travel to South Africa where they experience a land of contrasts through working in two very different hotels. The Silo is an industrial-chic, luxury art-themed hotel in the heart of Cape Town.

Hacienda Vira Vira, Chile

Series 2 · Episode 6

Monica and Giles travel to South America to work in Hacienda Hotel Vira Vira-Nestled within a 23-hectare native park along the shores of Liucura River, the hotel overlooks an active volcano which regularly spews ash and lava.