Parents' Guide to

Hotel Hell

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Celeb chef helps hoteliers, one foul rant at a time.

TV Fox Reality TV 2012
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 8+

Based on 4 parent reviews

age 2+


Calm down parents your children aren't babies let them watch this show

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much swearing
age 15+


I find Gordon shows entertaining. Watch a few and you'll learn to recognise a patern, but still... good times. However...... PLEASE. STOP SHOWING US YOUR BARE BOTTOM, UNDRESSING ON CAMERA , ECT. Each time I need to press forward to spare myself those scenes. I'm not a prude but that's unnecessary and undermines your credibility. You become a desperate joke. Please stop and let us watch your shows in piece without going 'oh noooooo....there he goes again!!'

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (4 ):
Kids say (3 ):

Hotel Hell offers a voyeuristic behind-the-scenes look at the various aspects of the hotel industry and highlights how a business should be managed in order to satisfy guests while turning a profit. But, like most of Ramsay's shows, Hotel Hell's primary entertainment value lies with the chef's trademark short-tempered reactions to what he perceives is people's inability to understand and respect the type of work and commitment that goes into running a successful hospitality business.

While the show underscores lots of positive things -- including the importance of good organizational communication, team building, respect, and good customer service -- its strong language, along with Ramsay's inexplicable (but humorous) need to take off his shirt (and occasionally other articles of clothing) in front of the camera, makes Hotel Hell iffy viewing for tweens. But teens and adults who like this sort of thing will most likely find it fun to watch.

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