“Hotel Babylon!” Wednesday’s Bookmobile Checks Into Horror Hotels! Wild Parties And Raucous Guests!

Talk About “Turn Down” Service!

This week’s “Wednesday Bookmobile” wants to get away on vacation – to check into a nice Hotel and see what “turn down service” really means! When you entered a hotel, did you ever wonder the stories that lurked behind those walls?

Well, wonder no more! The “Anonymous” Manager of an exclusive boutique hotel exposes the low-life styles of the rich and famous. And that means a LOT of crazy shenanigans took place in your hotel room right before you checked in!

Hotel Babylon by Imogen Edwards-Jones AND Anonymous

“All of the following is true. Only the names have been changed to protect the guilty.”

How can you argue with that setup? Yes, if you love gossip, and some really unnerving tales of sordid Hotel living, then this is the hilariously entertaining book for you!

This may give you pause before you head out on vacation again, but let me tell you, it makes for a wildly entertaining read!

“Anonymous” had a lot of stories to tell, but you’ll never know who they are, in order for us to get real, sordid insight into a posh British hotel…

The anonymous author has encountered lavish drug parties, gorgeous call girls, naked guests falling out of windows, $9,000 bottles of wine, astronomical telephone porn bills, bathtubs of Evian, and on more than one occasion, dead sheep!

And every dirty word of it is true!

This is a trawl through the decadence and debauchery of the ultimate service industry — where money not only talks, but gets you the best rooms, service, and covers a whole lot of sins!

This book is filled with stories of bad tippers, drug -fueled parties, obnoxious Billionaires and more, and it also gives a lot of interesting insight into what it takes to work in this “Service industry”. The expose was so successful in England that it spawned a hit TV series:

Amazon also has the blu-ray of the show if you’d rather watch than read!

I admit to an affinity for these sorts of books because they give me insight into an area I will never experience firsthand, like this:

That’s right, I will never be a flight attendant, so I read an expose that told the story about just how tough it is up there in “the friendly skies…” you can see that story here:


Let me know if you’ve ever worked in a luxury hotel and what some of your greatest adventures were!

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5 replies

  1. I’ve never worked in the hotel industry, but the stories they must have would make anyone cringe.

  2. I remember the Hotel Babylon TV show here. It wasn’t a huge hit, but attracted a following. 🙂
    Best wishes, Pete.

  3. Wow! I think people also go a little off the charts as they know they don’t have to clean up, and they are away from the normal routine of home.

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