“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:


https://johnrieber.com/2019/02/13/cruising-attitude-rips-the-lid-off-modern-airline-travel-my-weekly-wednesday-bookmobile-hits-the-runway/

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



Categories: Books / Media, Exotic Travel, London, Memoirs, Pop Culture, Real Estate, Travel, Travel Adventures, Travel Memoir, TV Show, Uncategorized

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Marian Wood

Aspiring Author and Poet

Love She Travels

Inspiring independent women to travel the world with confidence

ran travels

traveling the world on a budget

Binging on a Budget

"Help Me, I'm Poor."

Sunshine with Savannah

Writer aiming to cultivate kindness. | Exploring, learning, scribbling, finding sunshine wherever I go.

Enchanting Moments

travel | reading | food | fitness | real talk

The Romantic Vineyard

A Rich Harvest of Ideas to Help Your Marriage Grow

Notes from the U.K.

Exploring the spidery corners of a culture and the weird stuff that tourist brochures ignore.

Niamh R Blogs

Lifestyle | Petite Fashion | Travel | Entertainment

This Coffee Life

wellness & good reads

A Rambling Reviewer

Here be rambles and reviews.

B&S About Movies

We'll see you...at the movies.

Drew's Movie Reviews

Movie reviews from your average dude

Carrot Ranch Literary Community

Wrangling literary arts for writers: words for people!

The Annual Bloggers Bash

The Official Website for the Best Blogging Event of the Year!

But I Smile Anyway...

Musings and memories, words and wisdom... of a working family woman

Colline's Blog

A potpourri of books and things

Byrnewithme

Sustainable Living

Travel with Intent

A photographer's view of the world - words and images to inspire your travels and your dreams

Movie Reviews 101

Daily Movie Reviews & ABC Film Challenge

Cindy Bruchman

Films. Travel. Photography. Books. Let's talk.

lazy day project

slow down or you’ll miss the best part

From Michigan to Germany

A family from Michigan living abroad in Germany.

JR-Sploitation!

The world's wildest movies from an era of "everything goes!"

Eclectic Alli

A bit of this, a bit of that, the meandering thoughts of a dreamer.

fancypaper

Little Things Make Us Happy

Rust Belt Girl

reading and writing the Rust Belt

Cult Of The Cinema

Exploring Cinematic Diversity

Retired? No one told me!

Tonight I Dream. Tomorrow I Do!

beetleypete

The musings of a Londoner, now living in Norfolk

The Bloomin Brilliant Blog

A Little Piece Of My Life

Suzie Speaks

The Adventures Of a Thirty-Something Life

Cats and Trails and Garden Tales

Musings on cats, travel, gardens and life

The BookWorm Drinketh

Give Tea to the Tillerman, But Booze to the Bookworm!

Tranquil Dreams

Watching, Reading, Cooking & Travelling

Esme Salon

Share, Care & Inspire

An Historian About Town

History in the Making

Susie Lindau's Wild Ride

Come for Adventure. Stay for the Ride!

Robbie's inspiration

Ideas on writing and baking

a mindful traveler

explore, live, love...

Smorgasbord Blog Magazine

Blog magazine for lovers of health, food, books, music, humour and life in general

It Rains... You Get Wet

Still more lazy thoughts from this one...

By Hook Or By Book

Book Reviews, News, and Other Stuff

alexvorkovwriter

Flaming Goats Heads of Terror

Admit One Film Addict

Psychotronic Cinema

%d bloggers like this: