The BEST Episodes of Instant Hotel

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 16, 2020

Network: Seven Network

From the Top End to tropical North Queensland, from Bondi to the Barossa, from Melbourne to the mighty Murray River... We’re on the hunt for Australia’s absolute best ‘Instant Hotel’! When you check into INSTANT HOTEL on Seven, get set to journey across Australia on a holiday like no other because there are no hotels and motels - only Aussies turning their homes into Instant Hotels. Tapping into the worldwide trend of homeowners renting out their homes as holiday accommodation, INSTANT HOTEL will see 10 teams of two competing for the title of Best Instant Hotel.

Gene & Sharon (Bellenden Ker, QLD)

#1 - Gene & Sharon (Bellenden Ker, QLD)

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Mar 4, 2019

Gene and Sharon have been particular about their Instant Hotel stays so far, so the pressure is on to deliver a great experience. What will the judges make of the couple's mish mash design style?

star 7.88
17 votes
Jay & Leah (Portsea, VIC)

#2 - Jay & Leah (Portsea, VIC)

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 25, 2019

Jay and Leah are new to the home rental game. Their Instant Hotel is quirky and colourful and full of personality but will a lack of detail and a hospitality mistake cost them on the leader board?

star 7.60
20 votes
Debbie & Justin (Buddina, QLD)

#3 - Debbie & Justin (Buddina, QLD)

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Feb 18, 2019

Mother and son team Debbie & Justin (Buddina, QLD) hope their beach penthouse with stellar views will get them a score worthy of this Instant Hotel's position. Will the interior match the glory of its outlook?

star 7.56
18 votes
Episode 12

#4 - Episode 12

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Nov 29, 2017

The jury (including Babe and Bondi) arrives in West End, Brisbane at the final instant hotel belonging to Terry and Anita. Who will be given the title of Best Instant Hotel?

star 7.53
15 votes
Debbie & Justin (Buddina, QLD) - Revisited

#5 - Debbie & Justin (Buddina, QLD) - Revisited

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Mar 11, 2019

Debbie & Justin (Buddina, QLD) have put their all into their transformation taking their place to a more sophisticated level. Now here's comes the twist - this time around, the teams must score them as a jury!

star 7.50
16 votes
Razz & Mark (Coober Pedy, SA)

#6 - Razz & Mark (Coober Pedy, SA)

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Feb 11, 2019

Get set to journey across Australia on a holiday like no other because there are no hotels and motels - only Aussies turning their homes into Instant Hotels.

star 7.35
20 votes
Episode 9

#7 - Episode 9

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 22, 2017

We are off to the golden beaches of the Gold Coast to stay at an Instant Hotel owned by wacky couple Lynne and Simon. What local activities will be on offer? One of them will stand out.

star 7.31
13 votes
Episode 10

#8 - Episode 10

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Nov 27, 2017

Guests travel to Mikey and Shay's suburban mansion in West Pennant Hills Sydney - the final Instant Hotel of the series. Guests are surprised to learn that they must look after the pets as well.

star 7.23
13 votes
Gene & Sharon (Bellenden Ker, QLD) - Revisited

#9 - Gene & Sharon (Bellenden Ker, QLD) - Revisited

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 18, 2019

Gene and Sharon are confident they'll take out the top prize. Their hotel is undoubtedly a worthy finalist but have they transformed their property enough to wow the judges and their fellow teams?

star 7.18
17 votes
Episode 6

#10 - Episode 6

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 15, 2017

Five new teams arrive in Brisbane to judge Terry and Anita's expansive Zen retreat, where a room with an uncomfortable view proves less than relaxing.

star 7.13
16 votes
Episode 2

#11 - Episode 2

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Nov 8, 2017

Everything '50s is cool again in the rocking, retro digs of Mark and Jannine. But as wine from the surrounding Barossa Valley flows, tensions flare.

star 7.10
20 votes
Episode 5

#12 - Episode 5

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 14, 2017

Heading into the first-round final, great expectations await Brent and Leroy's meticulously decorated Port Douglas home. Does it live up to the hype?

star 7.07
15 votes
Episode 3

#13 - Episode 3

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Nov 9, 2017

All is not quite as advertised at Sam and James's swanky Byron Bay-adjacent oasis, where crystals and mosquitos are plentiful, and questions abound.

star 7.00
14 votes
Episode 4

#14 - Episode 4

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 13, 2017

Mother-daughter duo Babe and Bondi's glam Bondi Beach party pad serves up a naughty ode to Margaritaville -- and brings out the salty side of one team.

star 7.00
14 votes
Episode 8

#15 - Episode 8

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 21, 2017

The couples head to Melbourne to stay at Serena and Sturt's Instant Hotel, unaware they'll be 40 minutes from the city.

star 6.79
14 votes
Episode 7

#16 - Episode 7

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 20, 2017

Quarters are scenic but cramped in Mildura as the teams cruise the Murray River on a houseboat belonging to chill brother-sister pair Bec and Tristan.

star 6.75
16 votes
Episode 1

#17 - Episode 1

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Nov 7, 2017

In the town of Humpty Doo, Adam and Kathy offer up an airy hideaway featuring an impressive pool but a lack of privacy. Oh, and bugs -- lots of bugs.

star 6.57
23 votes
Episode 11

#18 - Episode 11

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Nov 28, 2017

The first final is at Babe and Bondi's Margarita cocktail-inspired apartment in Bondi.

star 6.17
12 votes