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Season 12 / Episode 35 and airs on 24 November 2017 17:00
Four in a Bed is a British reality television game show that has been airing on Channel 4 since 22 November 2010. The show involves four B&B owners, who take turns to stay with one another - and pay what they consider fair for their stay. The winner is the establishment named best value for money.
It's the start of a new series as four proud B&B owners do battle to be named best value for money. The competition kicks off at Penwinnick House in St Austell, Cornwall, which has been run for the last 15 years by lawyer Tim Styles. On arrival, Alison Smallman and Colin Dickenson from Hawthorn House in Witney are not blown away by Tim's design choices. However, it is a lumpy mattress that upsets Tudor Hopkins, from The White Hart Hotel in Wells, who is being joined in the competition by his colleague Felicity Andrews. Husband and wife team Julian and Paula Francis from Barton Gate Farm in Devon, also have a restless night. At breakfast, Tim fails to hit the mark with all his guests questioning the quality of produce and the portion sizes. But when it comes to reading his reviews, Tim's left devastated by his scores and deflated that two of his guests won't be returning.
The second visit is to Barton Gate Farm in Holsworthy, owned by husband and wife team Julian and Paula Francis. Having swapped Luton for Devon three years ago, they've spent 18 months converting the old stables into brightly coloured accommodation and opened for business just four weeks ago. On arrival, Tim is disappointed with the finish, while Alison and Colin think the bling dÚcor leaves a lot to be desired. But Tudor and Felicity give the bedding the thumbs up. At dinner the tension mounts as some of the guests share their views on the decoration and come breakfast even Paula's 'gut buster' fails to lift the mood. But it's at feedback when the hosts suspect foul play when Tim's feedback is far from positive.
For the third visit the B&Bers head to Hawthorn House in Witney, where 'make do and mend' host Alison Smallman, helped by friend and neighbour Colin Dickenson, hopes her family home B&B wows the crowd. As Julian and Paula arrive they are still fuming over their feedback from Tim, and Tudor and Felicity find the bathroom a tight squeeze. Tensions simmer during an afternoon of up-cycling old china, which is not helped by competitive Tim winning the challenge. Over dinner Tudor tries to lighten the mood by sharing celebrity stories from his time running five-star hotels, but instead succeeds in making the others more wary. At breakfast Alison is tripped up by not offering fried bread - and her portion sizes come under fire. But it's the feedback that leaves the hosts wanting answers.
Finishing off the competition is The White Hart Hotel in Wells, owned by Tudor Hopkins, who is joined by his deputy manager, Felicity Andrews. Throughout the week, Tudor has revealed just how much experience he has working in high-end hotels dealing with demanding celebs, so all the guests have high expectations. Now he has to deliver. Alison, Colin, Paula and Julian are initially impressed by their rooms, but Tim is not won over by Tudor's charm offensive and finds plenty to criticise. Breakfast is cooked by Tudor's Michelin-starred chef, but even so errors are made and some of the guests are unforgiving. Come feedback Tim's comments has Tudor suspecting that game play is afoot.
It's the final day in the competition and the B&B owners are meeting for the last time to find out what they've been paid and to settle some scores. Penwinnick House is first and Tim Styles wants to give Julian and Paula a dusting down and challenges Tudor on his sleepless night. Next, Julian and Paula Francis from Barton Gate Farm take on Tim who they suspect of game playing. Third hosts, Alison Smallman and Colin Dickenson, want Julian and Paula to explain the 'dangers' they found at Hawthorn House. Finally it's the turn of the White Hart Hotel where experienced hotelier Tudor Hopkins, along with his assistant manager Felicity Andrews, can't fathom why Tim had such a tepid bathroom experience. There are tensions bubbling and recriminations flying before the payments are revealed and the winner announced.
The week begins at The Five Bells near Dover, where manager Shelley Parnell and her competitive mum Linda Yates, hope their bargain priced B&B will win the day. Paddle boarding in the English Channel reveals a competitive side, and the whole group realise everyone is out to win. The noisy road leads to a disturbed night's sleep for some, and pricing confusion reigns supreme at breakfast. But it is Steve and Lesley's feedback that has Linda and Shelley riled up and vowing for revenge.
The second visit is to The Thomas Paine Hotel in Thetford, where hotelier of 30 years Gez Chetal aims high with his elegant brand of service. During room tours, Sarah and Chris find a saucy book in the bedside draw that is deemed totally inappropriate, and competitive spirits are unleashed during a Home Guard training exercise. At dinner, divisions continue, but it is his feedback that leaves Gez thinking not all the competitors are playing fair.
For the third visit, the competition moves to Tenbury Wells and the Rose and Crown, where hosts Chris and Sarah Whitehead hope their industrial factory neighbour won't detract from the charms of their historic pub. But Gez takes exception to the setting and Shelley and Linda find multiple cleaning issues. After another disturbed night's sleep, Steve and Lesley are left less than impressed, and Sarah's award-winning breakfast is tough to swallow for Shelley and Linda. Come feedback the falling scores and negative comments leave Chris and Sarah floored.
The last B&B in the week's competition is Woodlands Guest House in Exmoor, owned by fitness fanatic Lesley Hawker and her husband Steve. But revenge is in the air for Shelley and Linda who are still stewing over their feedback, and during an afternoon of Nordic walking the group divisions deepen. Come breakfast, the healthy offering receives mixed reviews with complaints of too much grease, but it's at feedback when Steve and Lesley realise that some of the group have played nasty.
It's the final day in the competition and the B&B owners are meeting for the last time to find out what they've been paid and to settle some scores. Shelley and Linda from The Five Bells want to question why their feedback for breakfast doesn't add up. Next, it's the Thomas Paine Hotel, and Gez wants to find out why Shelley and Linda scored him so low. Chris and Sarah from The Rose and Crown want to question Gez, and Steve and Lesley from Woodlands Guest House try to get to the naked truth. The group is close to breaking point as they battle through their issues before the winner is finally announced.
The competition begins in Filey, North Yorkshire, at The White Lodge Hotel, where hosts James and Kim Hodgson hope their love of high standards will win over their guests
Amanda Lucia-Charley and her friend Alan Talbot invite the other hoteliers to sample the delights of Crystals on The Prom in Blackpool, where Alan introduces his alter-ego, Ada.
The third visit is to the Old Red Lion in Upper Poppleton, North Yorkshire, where pair Mark and Jean Lee hope their plain and simple pub B&B will impress their guests.
The first visit of the week is to the Miners Arms in Nenthead, Cumbria, where sisters Alison Baker and Lynda Clark hope to impress their guests with their eco credentials. On arrival, fellow publicans and brothers Andrew and James Widdas, who run The Rose and Crown near Bolton, have to face their fear of shared bathrooms. The group get crafty by upcycling old rubbish, allowing Nigel and Pok U Regan from The Bingham Townhouse in Nottinghamshire to show off some hidden talents. At dinner, Kev Argent and Tor Johnson, who run Float by Boat relaxation breaks from a narrowboat near Rugby, realise there's stiff competition with their fellow greenies. But Alison and Lynda face some tough feedback over facilities.
Brothers Andrew and James Widdas run the Rose and Crown in Edgworth, near Bolton. Their dream is to provide boutique on a budget, but they only have eight months of experience, and B&B veterans Alison and Lynda are quick to find fault. During an afternoon of decorating gingerbread houses, Pok U and Nigel are accused of trying to bribe the hosts, and as the concept of boutique is shot down over dinner, simmering tensions threaten to boil over. In the morning, Kev and Tor wonder whether anyone can challenge professional chef Andrew's breakfast spread, but Andrew and James struggle with some of their feedback.
Nigel and Pok U Regan cultivate an east-meets-west atmosphere at their B&B and Cantonese restaurant, the Bingham Townhouse in Nottinghamshire. Their guests aren't all happy when they arrive, with Andrew and James unsure about sleeping in single beds. Later, Kev and Tor's focus and meditation skills are tested when the group are challenged with an archery competition. Alison and Lynda are staggered when they find out that Nigel bought the B&B on a whim, and have a bad taste in their mouths when he calls them 'sweet and sour'. At breakfast, Nigel struggles to run a smooth service, and Andrew and James' lack of sleep results in some disappointing feedback for Nigel and Pok U.
Kev and Tor run meditation and mindfulness breaks on their narrowboat near Rugby, but their guests aren't impressed by the communal living and diminutive facilities.
There are accusations of tactics, polyester bedding feedback controversy, tension, tears and tough words as the B&B owners meet to find out what they've been paid.
The competition kicks off at The Farmyard Inn in The Peak District, where Susan Day and best friend Andrea Scott struggle to deal with their harsh feedback.
The second visit is to Stoneleigh B&B in Trowbridge, where ex teachers Meg and Andy's family home is put under the microscope, and things take a bitter turn at feedback.
The guests head to The Falcon Hotel in Whittlesey, Peterborough. Hosts Colin and Michelle Wilson hope their no-frills pub will impress, but draw the battle lines when it comes to feedback.
The guests head to Grimscote Manor Hotel in Birmingham, Gill Etheridge and Steve Cuddy, who aim for elegant sophistication but have to deal with tensions in a fracturing group.
It's the payment day and accusations fly. There are storm outs, arguments and tension before the payments are revealed and the winner announced.
The first visit is to Acqua Beach in Weymouth, where Charlotte Weaver and best friend Lucy Falkingham hope their quirky design and dÚcor makes them stand out from the crowd, but Stephen thinks the price is far from right and Derek and Lynne take exception to the decoration. During an afternoon of sand sculpting things get personal for Adam and partner Susan Lewes but it's at dinner when Derek upsets Charlotte with his comments on her design choices. The next morning, Charlotte struggles to deliver a faultless breakfast but at feedback she is left puzzled by her comments and wondering at her competitors' motives.
The second visit of the competition is to Langmead Guest House in Ramsgate, where owners Derek and Lynne Love are all about keeping it simple. Adam and Susan are not blown away by the beige interior while Charlotte and Lucy are horrified to discover moths in the bed. During an afternoon playing crazy golf 'with a twist', simmering tension is revealed between Charlotte and Stephen, which erupts at dinner. The next morning, Derek's tried and tested ordering system is put to the test, but he's let down when he fails to deliver consistent plates of food. But come feedback, Derek and Lynne are left feeling confident about their place in the competition.
The third visit is to The Big Green Bus in Lewes, where carpenter Adam Collier-Woods and his girlfriend Susan Lerski run an unconventional B&B on a converted double decker bus. On arrival all the guests are shocked to discover where they'll be sleeping, and during an afternoon foraging for wild garlic, professional chef Stephen plays a trick on the group as Charlotte and Lucy reveal their competitive side. The following morning, Derek takes charge of cooking on the camp fire, but it is clear that simmering tensions leave a nasty taste. Come feedback, Adam and Susan are left disappointed as they discover not all the guests were impressed by their bus.
The last visit of the week is to The Pheasant in Brill, where professional chef Stephen Orr hopes his top level place will win the day. On arrival, Adam and Susan are bowled over by the beautiful views and all the guests are surprised by the quality of the rooms. But on closer inspection Charlotte and Lucy are unimpressed by dust and a cobweb. During an afternoon shooting there's tension, but things really erupt at dinner when Stephen reveals that he hasn't been entirely honest all week. At breakfast, Stephen's pro-chef credentials are put to the test but Derek and Lynne still find reason to complain. As he reads his feedback Stephen is in a confident mood but is left questioning if everyone has played fair.
It's the final day in the competition and the B&B owners are meeting for the final time to find out what they've been paid and to settle some scores. First Charlotte and Lucy from Acqua Beach want to find out why Stephen wouldn't return. Next, Derek and Lynne from Langmead Guest House are keen to know what was bugging Charlotte and Lucy in their room. Adam and Susan from The Big Green Bus challenge Derek and Lynne over their comments and want to know why their accommodation didn't measure up. Finally, Stephen from The Pheasant tries to avoid a grilling by explaining his motives for pulling the wool over the group's eyes. Tensions mount and grievances are aired before the winner is finally revealed.
Four B&B owners do battle to be named best value for money. The first visit is to the Bridge Hotel in Scunthorpe with new owners Martin and Hannah Weaver. On arrival, Rob and Michelle Earp from Seashells B&B in Sutton-on-Sea find a condom by the entrance, and Clare Davies and Fran Hancock from The New Court Hotel in Usk have concerns over interior cleanliness. Tom Jones and Samara Cohen from The Crown at Whitchurch judge the rooms to be little more than functional. Martin and Hannah try to impress at breakfast by introducing the group to their pet pig, but issues with the eggs has Fran making no 'yolk' of the matter. Come feedback, some harsh scores leave Martin and Hannah disappointed.
The second visit is to Seashells B&B in Sutton-on-Sea, where owners Michelle and Rob Earp hope their simple B&B with an animal twist will win the day. But following their criticism of the Bridge Hotel, Martin and Hannah give their room a thorough going over and find all manner of issues. Breakfast sees things take a downward turn as the self-service buffet is met with some tough criticism. At feedback Rob and Michelle are angered by the comments and are left wanting answers.
The third visit of the week is to The Crown at Whitchurch in Herefordshire, where ex-army man Tom Jones runs the pub B&B with his step-daughter Samara Cohen. Initial impressions are good as Martin and Hannah struggle to find fault and Clare and Fran feel like queens. But, still smarting following their feedback, Rob and Michelle have a fair few gripes. During an afternoon racing an army-style assault course the competitiveness within the group is clear, but it is at breakfast when relationships within the group are most strained.
The final visit is to The New Court Hotel in Usk, where manager Clare Davies is joined in the competition by the pub owner's mother, Fran Hancock. On arrival, Tom and Samara are impressed, but Martin and Hannah find lots of cleanliness issues. At dinner, there are tensions as the group discuss who would take which role if they were to run a B&B together. Breakfast is cooked by Clare, but peppery eggs and missing mushrooms cause concern. Thoughts turn to tactics as accusations are made that some may be looking for any excuse criticise on the feedback form.
It's the final day of the competition, and the B&B owners meet to find out what they've been paid and to settle some scores after being offended by some of the feedback they've received. There are arguments, tensions, drama and intrigue as they all discover their payments before the winner is revealed.
The competition kicks off at The Admiral Hotel in central London, run by owner So Shaw and hotel manager Kevin Jankunis. On arrival, Chris Foster and his German companion Christel Richter are floored by the London prices, and Ursula Beswick and Daria Pakalnicka question the quality of the facilities. Despite So and Kevin's best efforts to charm their guests, a dinner conversation leaves Kris Malde and Vikki Cheatham making accusations of sexism. Come feedback time, So and Kevin are outraged by some of their comments.
The second visit of the week is to The Redstone in Blackpool, where high-end hotelier Ursula Beswick and manager Daria Pakalnicka hope their luxury guest house will win the day. On arrival, Chris and Christel are impressed but find an unexpected surprise lurking on their tea tray. During an afternoon of cake decorating, the mood quickly turns sour as So and Kevin let Kris and Vikki know exactly what they think of them. The atmosphere worsens at dinner, and when So doesn't even turn up at breakfast the other guests question how seriously he is taking the competition. Come feedback time, Daria and Ursula are left disappointed not to achieve top scores across the board.
The competition continues at Ann's Farmhouse in Thornton, Yorkshire, owned by Chris Foster, who's assisted by his good friend, Christel Richter. Farmer Chris's family home is full of furniture inherited from his parents, and Kris and Vikki think they have stepped back in time when they see the room, while Ursula and Daria comment that it's like staying at Nan and Grandad's house. The tensions running between So and Kevin and Kris and Vikki are never far from the surface, and during an afternoon competing in an egg and spoon race So finds himself in a sticky situation. Come breakfast, Chris's traditional offering impresses, and despite some negative feedback the hosts feel they are in pole position to win the competition.
The final visit is to The R Inn in Desborough, owned by Kris Malde, who's helped out by events manager Vikki Cheetham. Business entrepreneur Kris opened the hotel 18 months ago to add corporate-style rooms for his events space next door. On arrival, Ursula and Daria think the facilities are lacking, and during a conversation at dinner the simmering tensions between So and Kevin and Kris and Vikki finally boil over, resulting in So refusing to stay the night. Breakfast sees Chris and Christel rejecting the coffee, and at feedback the hosts are faced with some tough comments and scores.
It's the final day in the competition and the B&B owners meet for the last time to find out what they've been paid and to settle some scores. Bones of contention include a missing biscuit, marks on a toilet seat and why one guest refused to stay the night. There are harsh words and home truths before the overall winner is revealed.
The first visit of the week is to Stockton Mill B&B in Shropshire, where Stephen and Caroline Cox hope to provide a home from home for their guests. Upon arrival, Gemma Walsham and Stacey Dyche are no fans of the set-up, and Ged Sharrocks and Suzanne Law are surprised to find themselves separated from the others in a self-catering holiday let. At breakfast Kevin Patel reveals his devious streak, which sets some on edge, and Caroline and Stephen react emotionally to the feedback they're given.
The second visit is to Duxford Lodge in Cambridgeshire, run by ex-phone salesman Kevin Patel. He's hoping to turn his family-owned hotel into a 1940s inspired B&B. On arrival, Stacey and Gemma's first impression is that it looks like a nursing home, while Ged and Suzanne notice a lack of attention to detail. In Caroline and Stephen's room a loose tile causes concern. During an afternoon of baking, Ged announces he's been a chef for 25 years - a boast that leads to him having egg on his face. At breakfast the service is far from smooth, and after some serious errors Kevin has to face stiff criticism at feedback. He is stunned by the comments, saying there will be no more Mr Nice Guy.
The third visit is to The Riverside House Hotel in Mildenhall, where experienced hoteliers Ged Sharrocks and Suzanne Law offer a full hotel experience helped by their staff. Upon arrival, Kevin is still fuming after receiving his feedback, and rejects Suzanne's welcome. While the other B&Bers are impressed by their rooms, Kevin decides to leave his mark in his. The guests' head for heights is put to the test by an afternoon team-building exercise where Stacey and Gemma's competitive streak is revealed and Caroline and Stephen are not above a spot of cheating. Tensions are still high at dinner when Kevin gives the hosts a relentless grilling which very nearly turns nasty. At breakfast, the mood appears to have lightened - that is until the feedback is received.
Last to host are Stacey Walsham and Gemma Dyche from The Gate Hangs High in Hook Norton, Oxfordshire, where they hope their dog-friendly accommodation will go down a treat. Despite the simple rooms, most of the guests are impressed, but Kevin is determined to find fault, and succeeds. During an afternoon of playing an old fashioned pub game the tension between some of the group is palpable and everyone is on edge. Stacey is put to the test at breakfast when she has to cope with multiple egg orders, but with doggy issues at the table there are bigger things to worry about. Come feedback the girls are left to face some tough comments and scores which have them worried ahead of Payment Day.
It's the final day in the competition and the B&B owners gather for the last time to find out what they've been paid and to settle some scores. Caroline and Stephen are keen to hear Stacey's reasons for not wanting to return to their 'home-from-home' B&B, Kevin wants to get to the bottom of why Ged and Suzanne gave him such low marks for cleanliness, and Ged and Suzanne want to understand why they were marked down for facilities by Kevin, who also left graffiti on the wall at The Riverside House Hotel. Finally, Stacey and Gemma want to address the disappointing comments they had for their breakfast. Things get heated as the payments are revealed and the winner is announced.
This week's competition starts in Betws-y-coed, North Wales, where at Llwyn Onn Guest House, bikers Wayne and Tracy Dunn hope their no-nonsense attitude will win the competition
The second visit is to The Parkwood Hotel in Stockton on Tees, where newlywed managers Jon and Chelli Bean are all about making things perfect for pooches. But is gameplay afoot?
The third visit is to Great Glen in Leicestershire and The Pug and Greyhound, where Nicola Ellershaw and her colleague Mackenzie Griffey hope their super-stylish accommodation will dazzle
The final visit is to The Solar Strand Hotel in Crosskeys, Wales, where former IT consultant Gary Pesticcio and his daughter Naomi hope their high-tech B&B will power them to victory
It's the final day of the competition and the B&B owners meet for the last time. The atmosphere turns sour and some tough words are spoken before the winner is announced.
The competition kicks off at Hope Mountain in North Wales, where Rob and Jo Smith hope their dog-friendly B&B will win the day. But tough scores at feedback leave them ready to fight back.
The second visit is to The Beaumont Hotel in Louth, near Lincoln, where managers and best friends, Steffi Stevenson and Sarah Banks, pride themselves on being the 'queens of clean'. The guests are expecting the rooms to be spotless but on arrival Jo and Rob are still smarting from the feedback at theirs and go through things with a fine tooth comb. A jolly atmosphere during an ironing challenge starts to disintegrate at dinner, and next morning, Fernando and Emilio, are damning about the breakfast quality and a self-service approach is too much for Denise and Alan to take. Come feedback it's Jo and Rob's comments that needle the hosts, leading to accusations of tit for tat scoring.
The third visit of the week is to Rock House Hotel in Lynmouth, Devon, where owner Emilio Tundidor is assisted by his identical twin brother Fernando. As the rivals settle in, 'queens of clean', Sarah and Steffi make a hairy discovery on their bedroom floor. Alan and Denise find the beds at Rock House rock hard, leading to a terrible night's sleep, but the problems don't end there. With Fernando donning the waiter's apron for the first time in 20 years, at breakfast orders are incorrect and drinks delayed, as breakfast becomes a catalogue of errors. At feedback, proud owner Emilio doesn't take too kindly to how his rivals have scored his establishment, vowing revenge on the next visit.
The final visit is to Troy House in Painswick, where owners Alan and Denise Newman hope their guests will fall in love with their rooms. After receiving low scores, twins Emilio and Fernando are on the warpath, determined not to let any fault go unnoticed. Simmering tensions are revealed during a sign-making challenge, and while an emotional dinner sees some of the group reconciled, for others the battle lines are clearly drawn. Having to pre-order breakfast isn't to everybody's taste, and at feedback Alan and Denise are left reeling by one couple's comments about their facilities.
It's the final day in the competition and the B&B owners are meeting for the last time to find out what they've been paid and settle some scores. First, Rob and Jo Smith from Hope Mountain B&B in North Wales, find themselves in a hairy situation. It's a case of tit for tat revenge allegations when Steffi Stephenson and Sarah Banks from The Beaumont Hotel in Louth, have to defend their low cleaning scores. Things get messy when identical twins, Emilio and Fernando Tundidor from Rock House Hotel in Devon, suspect sabotage and accusations of foul play fly. Final hosts Alan and Denise Newman from Troy House in Painswick have a burning issue they want to park with Jo and Rob, and things turn nasty. Tensions are high and home truths are spoken before the payments are revealed and the winner announced.
The first visit is to Falmouth in Cornwall, where Gaye Woods, owner of Meudon Hotel, hopes her family-run hotel will win the day. On arrival, Tim and Mikey from The Royal Oak in Malborough, Devon, find the twin beds too close for comfort. During an afternoon shucking oysters, couple Joan and Geoff from The Compton Swan in Newbury have a close eye on the competition. When Gaye explains at dinner why her room rates are so high some of the group are left unconvinced but it's at breakfast when Sue and Chris from Angel Guest House in Tiverton reveals a picky streak. But it's at feedback when Gaye has to face up to some home truths and is left wanting answers.
The second visit is to Marlborough in Devon and The Royal Oak pub, run by laid-back owner Tim Heap who's helped out by his barman, Mikey Martindale. On arrival, the basic rooms are a hit for some but the cleanliness is questioned when Geoff and Joan discover a mucky corner cupboard. Tim and Mikey take the group to an art workshop for some creative fun where Chris and Sue reveal a hidden competitive streak. Come dinner the guests are itching to know more about Tim's past and he doesn't disappoint, but he is riled when Gaye calls his unconventional management style in to question. Following some unwanted extras at breakfast, feedback is tough, which leaves Tim suspecting there's been some unnecessary tactics.
The third visit is in Tiverton in Devon and The Angel Guest House, where owners Chris and Sue Holliday have created a homespun experience. On arrival, Gaye is concerned by the noise of the road outside and Joan and Geoff question some design choices in the room. During an afternoon playing a local game known as 'Throw the Egg', the group rumble how competitive the hosts are which raises a few eyebrows. At dinner, Tim who is travelling solo today, is full of enthusiasm resulting in an unexpected gift. Egg connoisseur Chris's poached eggs are put to the test at breakfast, but it's at feedback where one guest's comments cause concern.
The fourth visit is to Newbury in Berkshire and The Compton Swan, owned by Irish business brains Geoff Jones and Joan McGowan. Expectations are high after Joan revealed she was named Ireland's Business Woman of the Year on the last visit but, still smarting from his feedback, Tim goes to town in his room. Tensions are mounting during an afternoon on an inflatable racecourse where competitive couple Chris and Sue try to sabotage the race. Keen to pull out all the stops, Geoff and Joan impress with a harpist at dinner and hearts are softened when they reveal the personal sacrifices they have to make for their business. Come breakfast Geoff the chef doesn't fail to impress but egg-man Chris takes issues with his food. But it's at feedback where low scores don't go down well.
It's the final day in the competition and the B&B owners are meeting for the last time to find out what they've been paid and to settle some scores. Meudon Hotel is first, and host Gaye wants to iron out Joan and Geoff's comments but it's the payments that reveal how her guests really valued her high end hotel. Next, Tim from the Royal Oak is left apologising after what Joan and Geoff had to say about breakfast. As the third hosts of the week, Chris and Sue from Angel Guest House want Gaye to do some explaining. When it comes to The Compton Swan, the atmosphere turns bad as accusations of unfair scoring and revenge feedback start to fly. There are tensions in the air and tough words are spoken before the payments are revealed and the winner announced.
The competition starts at Hotel Commodore in Wales, where chef Rohan Murdock and his wife Andrea hope their experience on cruise ships and love of luxury will win the day.
The second visit is to B&B Halebarns House in Manchester, where owner Adam Saleem plans to wow his guests with a mix of healthy living and high-tech facilities. But are his prices too high?
At Ardingly Inn in West Sussex, straight-talking husband and wife duo Steve and Karen Marvel hope their family country pub will win over their rivals, but their feedback leaves them fuming
At 600-year-old Ware Hall in Norfolk, Christine Adams is joined by partner Terry Kane. The guests each react differently to the cobwebs and clutter, but it's fastidious Adam who's won over.
The B&B owners meet for the last time to find out what they've been paid and to settle some scores. There are tears, tantrums and bitter rebukes as the payments are revealed...
This week's competition starts at the Brighton Surf Hotel, where hosts Jeremy Mann and his Russian wife Elena hope their hands-off hosting style will win the day. On arrival, Jan Fisher and husband Les, from the Fleur de Lis in Sandwich, are dismayed to find a complimentary snack tray in lieu of breakfast. At dinner, Robert Gray, from Number 16 in Greenwich, questions the décor in his room and, next morning, the guests join him on the bed to compare notes about the lack of breakfast. But at feedback time, Jeremy and Elena are left crushed by Robert's low score for hosting and contemplating revenge.
The second visit is to Number 16, in Greenwich, London, owned by actor and antiques dealer, Robert Gray. Jan and Les find the dusty decor off-putting and Sarah laments the size of her room and its busy wallpaper. At dinner Robert reveals his showbiz background, declaring that at breakfast 'my kitchen's my stage'. In the morning, Robert styles out his many mistakes so the group are charmed by his hosting, even Jeremy. But at feedback Robert takes exception to one set of scores and is convinced it's deliberate game playing, leaving him vowing revenge.
The third visit is to Sandwich in Kent and the Fleur de Lis, where hosts Jan and Les Fisher are convinced their traditional place will impress. Sarah and Tiggy are hoping for a relaxed atmosphere, but as Robert arrives he is bent on revenge. At dinner, Robert shocks the group when he is rude about the décor. In the morning, Robert deliberately tries to provoke the hosts by ordering two breakfasts but Jan is unflappable. Sarah confronts Robert, worried about how he'll behave when she hosts on the next visit. Jan is shocked to receive very low scores from Robert and is convinced he's game playing.
The week's last visit is to The Barn at Dale End House near Matlock in the Peak District, owned by Sarah Summers. After confronting Robert at breakfast on the last visit, Sarah is dreading his arrival, but all the guests are bowled over by Sarah's establishment and Jeremy and Elena are surprised at how organized and professional she is. At dinner Robert is full of praise for Sarah, but she is unsure know how to take it. And come feedback, the overwhelmingly positive comments leave Sarah in pieces, uncertain whether Robert is being serious or just playing another game and intending to underpay on payment day.
It's the final day in the competition and the B&B owners are meeting for the last time to find out what they've been paid and to settle some scores. The Brighton Surf Hotel is first up and hosts Jeremy and Elena Mann want to defend their no-breakfast remote-hosting concept. Next, actor Robert Gray from Number 16 in Greenwich takes exception to criticism of his décor and cleaning but is moved to tears by his payments. The third hosts of the week, Jan Fisher and husband Les, angrily confront Robert over his harsh criticism of the décor in his room. There are more tears when Sarah Summers and Tiggy Peat from The Barn at Dale End House receive their feedback but Jan accuses Robert of play-acting. There are tensions and tears as tough words are spoken before the payments are revealed and the winner announced.
The competition starts at Chimneys B&B in Holbrook, Suffolk, where owner Carolyn Spilling, joined by friend Delia Duell, hopes her up-tempo personality will be a hit with the guests.
The second visit of the week is to Copperfields Guest House in Broadstairs, Kent, where owners Neale and Julie Taylor hope their exclusively vegetarian B&B will stand out from the crowd.
For the third visit this week the group head to The George and Abbotsford in Melrose, Scotland where host Andrea Gardner and front of house manager John Marr pull out all the stops.
The final visit is to Massimo's in Seaham, County Durham, where Italian chef, Massimo Perrulli, is joined by his cousin Raf on front of house. Emotions run riot as things come to a head.
It's the final day of the competition and the B&B owners are meeting for the last time to find out what they've been paid and settle some scores. Chimneys B&B is up first and host Carolyn and her friend Delia want some home truths from Massimo and Raf. Next, Neale and Julie from Copperfields Guest House want to pull Andrea and John up on their low scores and questions are raised over tactics. Visit three was to The George and Abbotsford, where hosts Andrea and John want a meaty discussion with vegetarians, Julie and Neale. And Massimo and Raf, from Massimo's, think games have been played and it's an all-out noise war. There's fighting talk and low blows as the payments are revealed before the winner is announced.
The competition starts at The Shoes, Durham, where landlord Billy Gowland and partner Debbie Nelson hope their footwear-themed pub B&B is the right fit for their guests. When challenged to create a unique piece of shoe art, Annie Larner and James Moffat from Biggin Hall Hotel in Derbyshire show their secret artistic streaks. Charles and Lisa Hooper, owners of glamp-site Forest Garden Shovelstrode in East Grinstead, have some honest advice after swapping ethnic yurts for budget rooms. Over dinner mother and son team, Fiona and James Milligan from the Derby Manor Hotel and Restaurant in Bournemouth, are confused by Annie and James' eccentric conversation. But come feedback there's a surprise in store when one of the couples decides that The Shoes don't fit!
The second visit is to Biggin Hall Hotel in Derbyshire, where owner James Moffat and partner Annie Larner hope the B&Bers will fall for the rural charm of their 17th-century farmhouse. But city dwelling landlords Billy and Debbie decide that the Peak District setting is more bleak than beautiful. Forest glampers Charles and Lisa couldn't feel more at home in their historic wood-panelled room but for Fiona and James it's a décor disaster. The group are pitted against each other during an afternoon of dry stone wall building, but there's discontent that ex-brickie Billy has an unfair advantage. Breakfast is a buffet affair and the absent hosts get a shock when the group don't hold back on their gripes.
For the third visit the group head to yurt glamp-site, Forest Garden Shovelstrode in East Sussex, where hosts Charles and Lisa Hooper hope the B&Bers buy into their woodland retreat. Having camped in Mongolia and Nepal, Annie and James are completely in their element in contrast to Fiona and James who are only happy when they have all the mod cons. Charles runs a group woodwork class, but there are accusations of cheating among the pairs. Over dinner Charles and Lisa are interrogated by James over their premium price tag and are left having to justify their business model. In the morning, James has extra cause for complaint after a cold and damp night in his yurt, and a sceptical Billy and Debbie question the extra breakfast charge.
The final visit is to The Derby Manor Hotel and Restaurant run by mother and son team Fiona and James Milligan who opened their doors eight months ago after a million pound refurbishment. With a red carpet on arrival and over 6000 hand glued diamante studs on the walls, the décor instantly gets tongues wagging, but some guests have a muted reaction comparing it to Dubai. The group get a taste of life in the fast lane when James lets them take the hotel's fleet of premium hire cars out for a spin and later, during a remote control car race, there is some unexpected behaviour from one of the guests. Fiona and James are confidently expecting high scores at feedback but have to confront the fact that not all the group are keen to return.
It's the final day of the competition and the B&B owners are meeting for the last time to find out what they've been paid and settle some scores. The Shoes is up first and hosts Billy Gowland and his partner Debbie Nelson find out if their budget rooms have proved too basic for the group. Next, James Moffat and his partner Annie Larner from Biggin Hall Hotel want to clear up their issues with Billy and Debbie. As the third hosts, Charles and Lisa Hooper from yurt glamp-site Forest Garden Shovelstrode confront their low scores from James. When it comes to final hosts, Fiona and James from the Derby Manor Hotel and Restaurant make accusations of nitpicking and double standards. Tensions are high and home truths are spoken before the winner is announced.
The competition starts in Stratford upon Avon at The Water's Edge Guest House where owner Julie Allison and friend Gerry Crabtree hope their luxurious approach will win the day. On arrival, Ross Williams and Kath Caple, who run the Kilpeck Inn in Herefordshire, are immediately shocked by the themed rooms. During an afternoon canoe racing on the river, Gill and Mick Jennings from The Ivanhoe in Bridlington are left sinking. At breakfast, tensions mount as Michael Crane and Jai Bennison from The Fox Inn in Guisborough think one competitor's criticism is unreasonable.
The second visit is to the Kilpeck Inn in Herefordshire where head chef Ross Williams and front of house manager Kath Capel consider no detail too small. Following their feedback, previous hosts Julie and Gerry have an axe to grind; lovers of all things clean, Mick and Gill, find their room less than impressive; and the dead flies in Michael and Jai's room leave them dropping marks. At dinner tensions mount as Ross and Kath are given a grilling, but it's Julie's off-menu ordering at breakfast that sends the hosts into a spin. Come feedback, Ross and Kath are shocked by some of their scores and think that one guest in particular was out for revenge.
The third stop is The Fox Inn in Guisborough, North Yorkshire, where young hosts Michael Crane and Jai Bennison are determined to impress their guests with their straight-forward northern B&B. On arrival, fellow Yorkshire couple, Mick and Gill, are impressed by the cleanliness and price, and Julie and Gerry flip a coin to see who gets the double bed. The group compete in a sumo wrestling match and an eager Michael is determined to be top dog. At breakfast, Michael's keen to impress but a serious blunder could cost him the competition.
The final visit is to Ivanhoe Guest House in Bridlington where Mick and Gill Jennings think their plain and simple approach will win the day. They pride themselves on cleanliness and are prepared to be put to the test, but following their tough criticism Michael is quick to find dust. During an afternoon racing to make ice creams, Ross and Kath reveal their competitive streak but it's Julie and Gerry who get more than they bargained for. At dinner, tensions simmer between Mick and Michael and come breakfast Michael makes some serious allegations about the food.
It's the final day in the competition and the B&B owners are meeting for the last time to settle some scores. The Water's Edge is first and host Julie wants answers from Ross following his breakfast comments. Next, Ross and Kath from The Kilpeck Inn confront Julie and Gerry's low hosting score, and accusations of tit-for-tat game playing start to fly. Third are Michael and Jai from The Fox Inn, where they have some explaining to do about their breakfast. When it comes to Ivanhoe Guest House, Mick and Gill want an explanation from Michael over his allegations of lying. There's tension in the air and tough words at the table before the winner is revealed.
The competition starts in Hampshire, at The Poacher Inn, where manager Nadia Schicci hopes her Italian directness and business approach will win the day. But she feels the burn at feedback.
The second visit is to The Forest Country House in Powys, Wales, where owner Paul Martin, joined by best friend and neighbour, Jayne Kirk, hopes his luxury B&B will impress his guests.
For the third visit the group head to Langside Bed and Breakfast in Fenwick, Scotland, where high rolling, super clean hosts Debbie and Jim hope their business will wow the crowd.
The final visit is to the historic The Tushielaw Inn in Selkirk, Scotland, opened by Rab and Gail Forbes six months ago. Gail and Rab try to build bridges, but things take a downward turn.
It's the final day and the B&B owners meet for the last time to find out what they've been paid and settle some scores. Tough words are spoken before the winner is announced.
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