The BEST episodes of Four in a Bed

Every episode of Four in a Bed ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Four in a Bed!

Four pairs of B&B owners from across Britain take it in turns as hosts to decide which of their establishments provides the best value for money.

Last Updated: 2/1/2023Network:Channel 4
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The White Bear
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#1 - The White Bear

Season 9 - Episode 3 - Aired 2/18/2015

The third visit of the week is to The White Bear in Chorley, Lancashire, run by husband and wife Martin Watkinson and Rachel Erfmann. Jon and Michelle feel that the décor is a blast from the past, and things don't start well for Sonia and Graham when they're told they're in two single rooms. That afternoon, the B&B owners swing into action for a round of golf, and Sonia and Graham continue their winning streak - but their celebrations don't go down well with all the others. At breakfast, the hosts are ready for Sonia and Graham and their DIY breakfast habit, but a forgotten condiment rubs salt into the wound. Come feedback time, there's a refusal to return, and retaliation from the hosts.

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The Fairfax Hotel
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#2 - The Fairfax Hotel

Season 6 - Episode 8 - Aired 3/19/2014

In Skegness, owner Kath Milward's plan to wow her guests doesn't go as smoothly as she would have liked. The day starts with the news that Kath has split from her partner, Mark, and after she makes an early departure from dinner, Kath's breakfast efforts are considered too little, too late.

The Dukes
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#3 - The Dukes

Season 19 - Episode 9 - Aired 3/19/2020

The final visit is to The Dukes in Heath and Reach, Bedfordshire, and while owner Sarah Smith impresses the guests at dinner, the pressure gets to her at breakfast time.

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Payment Day
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#4 - Payment Day

Season 17 - Episode 25 - Aired 4/12/2019

It's the final day of the competition and the B and B owners meet for the last time to find out what they've been paid and settle some scores. The Ship Inn is up first, with managers James Tindall and Jessica Walton wanting to let off steam about the surprise comments which made their visit a heated affair. Next, mother-and-daughter duo Amanda Benton and Becci Howlett from Thompson Hall Retreat hope to crack their breakfast feedback, but it's one pair's payment that really leaves a bad taste in the mouth. Third hosts Lloyd and Marta Smith from The White House in Swansea want answers from Duncan and Ryan after they scored them a 1 for hosting. Finally, it's Duncan Froomes and Ryan Hunt from Jacobs Plough, who suspect dirty tactics are afoot when it comes to their cleanliness comments. After dramatic discoveries and frank exchanges, the payments are revealed, and the winners finally announced.

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Jacobs Plough
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#5 - Jacobs Plough

Season 17 - Episode 24 - Aired 4/11/2019

The final visit is to Jacobs Plough in Bicester, Oxfordshire, run by manager Duncan Froomes and bar supervisor Ryan Hunt who like to mix banter with business. On arrival, James and Jessica struggle to air their issues, Lloyd and Marta leave no stone unturned, and Amanda and Becci have the bathroom blues. At dinner things soon turn awkward as Lloyd and Marta pick the place apart. Come breakfast, the criticism continues, with feedback that leaves the hosts praying for a miracle.

The White House
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#6 - The White House

Season 17 - Episode 23 - Aired 4/10/2019

The third visit this week is to The White House, in Swansea, owned by entrepreneurs Lloyd and Marta Smith. On arrival, the guests receive a welcome that leaves two pairs scratching their heads, while James and Jessica have a toilet encounter in their room which they'll never forget. At dinner, the story of Lloyd and Marta's romance begins to win some of guests around, but a revelation about their management style confirms Duncan and Ryan's suspicions. Come morning, the outsourced breakfast at a nearby restaurant proves to be the biggest talking point, which leads to feedback the hosts find hard to swallow.

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Thompson Hall Retreat
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#7 - Thompson Hall Retreat

Season 17 - Episode 22 - Aired 4/9/2019

The second visit is to Thompson Hall Retreat in Norfolk, run by mother and daughter duo Amanda Benton and Becci Howlett. On arrival, everyone is wowed by the stylish shepherd huts that include an outside bath, but it's not long before Lloyd and Marta feel disconnected and are visited by some little friends. At dinner, Amanda surprises her guests with a career revelation, which draws comparisons with Lloyd and Marta's background and how they got into the industry. At breakfast, the guests' cooking skills are put to the test with a DIY breakfast basket, but the great outdoors isn't to everyone's taste. And when it comes to feedback, some comments leave a sour taste in the mouths of the hosts.

Ship Inn
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#8 - Ship Inn

Season 17 - Episode 21 - Aired 4/8/2019

The competition starts at the Ship Inn in Dymchurch, Kent run by 21-year-old partners James Tindall and Jessica Walton, who believe age is but a number. On arrival, guests Lloyd and Marta lap up the luxury, however in Amanda and Becci's room, they uncover a bit of bother with the bedding. At dinner, the hosts reveal their B and B background which divides opinion among the group. Next morning, the heat is on as Duncan has had a restless night, and over breakfast, a frank airing of views sets the standard for the week, before feedback that sees the hosts lose their cool.

Payment Day
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#9 - Payment Day

Season 17 - Episode 20 - Aired 4/5/2019

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 to settle some scores. Inn at the Park are up first, and owners Ronnie and Steph Caird are aiming to clean up John's toilet troubles. Next up are colleagues Fiona Gallagher and Shauna Kirk from Ingliston Country Club, who want to clear up the storm in a tea cup. Steve and Allard Newell from 1692 Wasdale want to lend some tech support to Ronnie and Steph after their feedback revealed confusion over the controls. And finally, it's the Lynbar Hotel, where owner John O'Donnell is looking to park Ronnie and Steph's facility issues once and for all. After questions are answered and payments revealed, the winners of the best value B&B are finally announced.

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Lynbar Hotel
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#10 - Lynbar Hotel

Season 17 - Episode 19 - Aired 4/4/2019

The last visit of the week is to Blackpool and the Lynbar Hotel, where owner John O' Donnell is feeling confident among the competition. On arrival, there are problems with the parking for Ronnie and Steph, and Steve and Allard are quick to size up their room. At dinner, John's industry credentials are examined, before the spotlight shifts to people's thoughts on Blackpool itself. Come morning, John's boasts of the best breakfast in Blackpool are put to the test, but it's the feedback on his facilities that leave a bad taste in John's mouth.

1692 Wasdale
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#11 - 1692 Wasdale

Season 17 - Episode 18 - Aired 4/3/2019

For the third visit this week the group head to 1692 Wasdale, in the Lake District, where owners Steve and Allard Newell have proudly built their B&B from the ground up. On arrival Fiona and Shauna find the place picture perfect, but the technology proves tricky for Ronnie and Steph. John's room cannot brush off some cleanliness concerns, leading to a far from sparkling stay. At dinner John reveals he sees himself as a trendsetter in the industry, and come morning, his boasts continue, claiming that when the competition comes to him, his guests will be sampling the best breakfast in Blackpool. But it's Steve and Allard's hosting at their breakfast that isn't to John's taste, serving up feedback that confuses his hosts.

Ingliston Country Club
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#12 - Ingliston Country Club

Season 17 - Episode 17 - Aired 4/2/2019

The second visit of the week is to Renfrewshire and Ingliston Country club, where events manager Shauna Kirk and sales manager Fiona Gallagher are a force to be reckoned with. On arrival, Steve and Allard aren't feeling the dated décor, and John proves one-size doesn't fit all. In Ronnie and Steph's room they're blown away by the competition, but feel perfection comes at a price. Over dinner, Shauna and Fiona's roles at the business are under the spotlight, before the tables are turned on the next hosts Steve and Allard. Having revealed they built their place themselves, the other B&Bers have huge expectations. Come morning, the guests play the waiting game at breakfast with John feeling well and truly mugged off, leading to feedback that causes a storm in a teacup.

Inn at the Park
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#13 - Inn at the Park

Season 17 - Episode 16 - Aired 4/1/2019

Four proud B&B owners battle to be named best value for money. The first visit of the week is to Inn at the Park in Aberdeen, where, for owners Ronnie and Steph Caird, it's all about keeping it in the family. On arrival, design conscious father and son duo Steve and Allard take a trip back in time, and guest John isn't flushed with praise for his bathroom. At dinner, John reveals his culinary background, piling on the pressure for Ronnie to deliver a good breakfast. But it's Fiona and Shauna's sizable confession that raises the eyebrows. Come morning, Ronnie has a breakfast to forget, but it's the bathroom blues that leave Ronnie and Steph seeking answers from their guests.

The Stag and Huntsman
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#14 - The Stag and Huntsman

Season 17 - Episode 9 - Aired 3/21/2019

The final visit is to pub, restaurant and bed and breakfast The Stag and Huntsman in Hambleden, Oxfordshire, managed by South African chef Marius Pretorius and his partner Sarah Harris

The School House B&B
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#15 - The School House B&B

Season 17 - Episode 1 - Aired 3/11/2019

The competition starts in Pencader, Wales and the School House B&B, owned by eco-friendly couple Jayne and her husband Ian Hall-Edwards, where they hope their environmental approach will win over their guests. That afternoon guests aren't all buzzing on an energy sufficient tour, but Felicity's surprising knowledge makes others green with envy. At dinner, Ian reveals his hosting skills might not be up to scratch and eyebrows are raised at straight talking colleagues Jo and Neil. At breakfast, assumptions are made of businessman Raj but it's the feedback which reveals to the hosts what standards are expected and sets this week's competition in motion.

Payment Day
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#16 - Payment Day

Season 16 - Episode 35 - Aired 11/2/2018

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 to settle some scores. The Clumber Park Hotel kicks off the questioning and hosts Rajesh and Yuanee want Alison to dish the dirt on her cleanliness score. They're still feeling raw over Charlie's questioning of their sausages, too. Second to host, Sam and Charlie Cameron from The Family Tree want Rajesh to come clean on his behaviour during his stay and they're not prepared to sweep over Yuanee's antics when she returned her sausage during breakfast. But it's the payments from Sarah and Gareth that bring host Sam to tears.

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Payment Day
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#17 - Payment Day

Season 16 - Episode 25 - Aired 10/19/2018

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 to settle some scores. The Cliffemount Hotel is first to host and Garry and Zara want to get to grips with Claire and Adams breakfast grumbles. Next are Lana and Alistair from the Quayside, who are keen to clean up Garry and Zara's problem with pot pourri and find out why Garry was so harsh on their luxury breakfast. Claire and Adam from Hollington Park Glamping are third and want Lana and Alistair to come clean about their scathing scores for cleanliness, while flushing away Daniele and Chantal's thoughts on the communal khazi. Finally, it's Daniele and Chantal from Swan House in Essex. Have the Belgians with their family home done enough to win people over and bag them the plaque? As the tension rises, the payments are revealed and the winner is finally announced.

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Adhurst Yurts
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#18 - Adhurst Yurts

Season 16 - Episode 34 - Aired 11/1/2018

For the third visit this week the group head to The Royal Hotel in Sheerness, Kent, where partners Sarah Lewry and Gareth Seagrove believe they offer great value for money. Sam and Charlie love their sea views, but for Rajesh and Yuanee there are cracks from the off. An afternoon's boat ride to visit the sunken wreck of the SS Montgomery sees Gareth come out of his shell, with calm waters seeming to be the order of the day as Rajesh and Yuanee and Sam and Charlie park their breakfast recriminations for now. Back at the B&B, Rajesh's room grumbles continue and by morning he has major gripes. Come breakfast Alison has the most bellyache and at feedback, her comments leave hosts Sarah and Gareth eggs-asperated.

Stoneleigh B&B
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#19 - Stoneleigh B&B

Season 12 - Episode 22 - Aired 11/1/2016

The second visit of the week is to Stoneleigh B&B in Trowbridge, where ex-teachers Meg and Andy Slade invite the guests into their family home. The facilities come under fire as the shared bathroom proves a problem for Sue and fellow competitor Steve, while Michelle and Colin find things in their room a bit too personal. In the afternoon Meg reveals her competitive streak, leaving the guests shocked, and at breakfast, her past career as a home economics teacher is put to the test, with unexpected results. But it's at feedback where things take a bitter turn.

The Admiral Hotel
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#20 - The Admiral Hotel

Season 12 - Episode 41 - Aired 11/28/2016

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.

Payment Day
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#21 - Payment Day

Season 14 - Episode 15 - Aired 10/27/2017

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 to settle some scores. The White Hart Hotel is up first and management team Clarky and Katie want to park the issue of paying for their car park. Next, Raouf from the New Promenade Hotel in Blackpool is keen to challenge his budget comments and is appalled to hear about a cleanliness issue. Vicky from The Terrace is third, but the guests aren't happy when she fails to accept their critiques. Lastly, it's Tall John's House in the Brecon Beacons and owners Robin and Liza Watson want to find out what stains were found on their bed. There's anger but also tears of joy when the final payments are counted and the winner is revealed.

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The Hillcroft
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#22 - The Hillcroft

Season 14 - Episode 16 - Aired 10/30/2017

The competition starts at the Hillcroft in Torquay, where husband and wife team, Martyn and Elaine Flint, hope their lovingly decorated, adults only B&B will prove a hit with their guests. On arrival, Tony and Lisa Partridge from the Guest House East in Eastbourne, find fault with their en-suite, while Jorge Mesquita, from the Shirley B&B in Bournemouth, demonstrates a keen eye for dust. After a lively game of bowls, the B&B'ers head for dinner, where youngsters Sam Wilkins and Henry Russell of The Bear and Swan in Chew Magna, come under scrutiny about their age and experience by their more senior competitors. Elaine faces a tough time in the kitchen, but it's over feedback that the heat is really turned up.

Payment Day
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#23 - Payment Day

Season 14 - Episode 20 - Aired 11/3/2017

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 to settle some scores. Unfortunately, Jorge Mesquita of the Shirley B&B has been taken ill, so the remaining B&B'ers are fighting it out for the prized plaque. The Hillcroft kicks things off and hosts Martyn and Elaine want answers from both Tony and Lisa and Sam and Henry but they're only happy with one set of answers. Next, Sam Wilkins and Henry from the Bear and Swan get a wakeup call with the feedback they receive, but nothing like the surprise they get when they find out the amount they've been underpaid by one of their rivals. Finally, it's Tony and Lisa Partridge from the Guesthouse East, who are eager to understand how they upset Martyn and Elaine but it's a reason for an underpayment that sees things get fiery round the table.

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The Cardinal's Hat
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#24 - The Cardinal's Hat

Season 14 - Episode 27 - Aired 11/14/2017

The second visit is to The Cardinal's Hat in Worcester where owner Nigel Smith, who has over 30 years of experience in hospitality, likes the finer things in life. On arrival the guests are taken back by the character and quirky nature of the rooms and Mark and Jo are concerned by the condition of the bedding. During an afternoon of Morris Dancing, there's a clash, and at dinner Nigel comes under fire when Mark throws in a curve ball question about housekeeping. There's a split at breakfast as Lucinda and Diane dine in their room, while downstairs there are stern thoughts from Nigel at feedback.

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Springfield House
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#25 - Springfield House

Season 14 - Episode 29 - Aired 11/16/2017

The final visit is to Springfield House in Instow, Devon, where Lucinda Renshaw who is joined in the competition by friend Diane Passmore, transformed this home in to a B&B eight years ago. On arrival, Nigel soaks up the luxury; Karen and Russ get comfy, and Mark and Jo have the run of the top floor apartment, but things take a turn when Mark and Jo realise they don't have a lock on their door. Discussions at dinner turn to payment as some owners give hints that they aren't happy with comments they've received. When it's time for feedback, there are some home truths for Lucinda.

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