Hotel Babylon Episode Guides
When a former nurse-turned-reality-show celebrity, Carrie Cotta, checks into Hotel Babylon, Gino becomes obsessed with her. Elsewhere in the hotel, Jackie is delighted when a novelist she admires, Francis Levington, checks in prior to his latest book launch. She makes an excuse to meet him alone, but soon comes to regret her actions.
Mr and Mrs Poldark, who've both undergone plastic surgery, check in to the hotel separately, wanting to recuperate before their 20th wedding anniversary celebrations. But the staff become involved in various escapades, trying to prevent the couple from meeting. Meanwhile, a prominent MP is forced to hide in the hotel following the news that her husband Robert has had an affair. The war with rival hotel The Burlington reaches new levels of drama when Babylon's bar stools go missing.
High-flying businessman Robert Kane proposes to his girlfriend, Lisa, in the restaurant. She's thrilled until she discovers he actually lost his job six months previously and is running out of money. Lisa dumps Robert, who heads toward the balcony to commit suicide. Charlie talks him out of it and agrees to give Robert the vacant position of bellboy. Meanwhile, Rebecca decides to hold a divorce party, and Jackie makes a shocking discovery about restaurant manager James.
Hotel Babylon faces a takeover by Donovan Credo - infamous in the hotel trade for ousting the staff and bringing in his own 'drones'. Rebecca is to be kept on but Donovan allows her to keep only two members of staff. Rebecca chooses Charlie but makes him decide upon the other. Starting with Ben, one by one the staff are all given their notices. Tony learns he is the other member of staff to be kept on. However, he throws it back in their faces and walks out. When Charlie also decides to resign, Rebecca is forced to reveal to him that the Babylon Group are finding an alternative buyer (a Japanese company)and that firing the staff was a stalling technique to give the Japanese more time to gather relevant information. Rebecca and Charlie work through the night ensuring the Japanese have everything they need to achieve a successful bid. As Donovan walks out with his tail between his legs Charlie reassembles the team for a celebratory meeting. However, they feel that Rebecca has betrayed them. Rebecca leaves the hotel - for good. Charlie receives notification that he's to be made General Manager at Rebecca's recommendation.
Lord and Lady Stanmore throw a Viennese Charity Masked Ball, hosted by Julian Clary.However, Anna's recognizes her old pal and fellow receptionist Caz Simpson, aka Lady Catherine Stanmore, on the arm of Lord Stanmore. Meanwhile, homophobic rap artist Switchback decides to throw old friend Ben a party in his suite.
Wanting to remain professional, Rebecca and Charlie agree to meet to discuss their new relationship. However, seeing them together makes Jackie jealous. In the middle of juggling both women, Charlie's younger brother, Dan, arrives at the hotel.
Tony finds out he didn't get the Concierge of the Year award because his services too old-fashioned. He decides it's time to modernize things. Rebecca realizes she has a serious mutiny on her hands after cancelling the Christmas party. She reinstates it, with Charlie's help, and he ends up proving his worth in more ways than one. Meanwhile, famous British actor and renowned sex addict Aiden Spencer uses the hotel for a press junket to promote his latest film.
A football team checks into the hotel before a big match. They make the mistake of upsetting the hotel staff, who begin planning a satisfying revenge. Meanwhile, a weird group of guests, all dressed in black and named after Cornish villages, arouse Anna's interest. To her horror she discovers they're an 'end of the world' cult.
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