And I was hooked for the first scene. She eventually realized that he wasn't the great father-husband figure that she thought he was, but she was very determined to find the real reason he died. She was more spirited in the first series, then less so as time goes on. It's so empty and pointless. That scene was beautifully done. I just loved it all! The weather outside was killer damp and hot. Your review was spot on! Julio soon figures out something weird is going on, as people claim his sister left, but no one has any information about when exactly or where she went.
Want to help us spread the popularity of Romance in Entertainment? There's the son, Javier, who basically just spends the family money on being drunk and whoring. As their search for answers about Andres becomes more complicated, they discover clues that her own father may have been murdered, and then it becomes a matter of Julio helping Alicia discover the truth for a change. The hotel is owned by the Alarcon family. Three, the characters are three dimensional and entertaining even if at times they are over the top. And Pedro is a great villain! Later, when Julio finds out what happened, it's enough to break him, and he goes after Diego. Julio has come to the hotel in Episode One to find out what happened to his sister Cristina, who was working there as a maid and has stopped writing letters home.
It has everything, One vague disappointment was the last episode. He soon finds an ally in Alicia Alarcón, one of the daughters of the hotel's owner Doña Teresa. But when I compare those translations to the ones I have seen on some youtube clips. As Gran Hotel is still on Netflix Aus, and it's been almost a year exactly since I watched it, I'm thinking about doing my 3rd re-watch. It's life's microcosm, set in an extraordinarily beautiful architectural wonder, the Palacio de la Magdalena in northern Spain. Once they both arrive separately at the hotel, Alicia joins her family, while Julio goes around to the back entrance looking for answers about his sister. Julio sees Alicia for the first time getting on the train to Cantaloa, and is immediately struck by her, though of course she doesn't notice him.
The Killer of the Gold Knife? Now I'm going to be obsessing over what the differences were and why. Julio pretends to be the new waiter managing to get rid of the actual new waiter who turned up not long after him and convinces Andres to help him find answers about his sister. Gran Hotel takes place in 1906 and 1907 in northern Spain near the fictional town of Cantaloa, at the eponymous and equally fictitious Gran Hotel. Liked by Gran Hotel It is not clever but it is really really funny and entertaining. With a passion for storytelling and imagination, Amber honed her own skills as a girl by doing Shirley Temple impersonations and putting on plays with her siblings. He takes a job there as a waiter under the name Julio Espinosa to investigate his sister's disappearance.
Because everybody on this show has at least one reputation- or life-threatening secret … per episode. This was so heavy-handed and out of left field. She killed two women — Alfredo covers her up for Cristina, but the last one was killed out of. Alicia is framed for trying to kill Diego in the second-to-last episode, Sofía is framed for being the Gold Knife Killer, Julio is framed by his ex for killing a random woman, and Andrés is framed for the murder of Belén - by Belén! It was her mother's intervention of all people that turned the tide of her feelings. And that didn't end up that well after a that would have been deadly for her. This spurs Diego into showing her the type of man he really is. I wanted to know how the series ended and what was in the darn letter? The detectives are awarded for their successful investigation.
Archived from on 24 November 2017. Required binge watching via my computer to see what I had missed and catching up and from that time forward never missing an episode. On the other hand, I think that was always part of Alicia's weakness when it came to Diego -- he knew exactly how to manipulate her into doing what he wanted, and even after all the terrible things he'd done to her, this still held true. In a case like that i always prefer the bad guy,so Diego is my favorite. I had Grand Hotel featured as a recommendation on Netflix, so I went into the series not really knowing much.
Hi Carol, glad you liked my review! Egypt's produced a popular Arabic market adaptation of Grand Hotel as a in 2016 which received critical acclaim and several awards. In Serbia, it started airing on on 10 March 2015. The entire season is spent with Julio and Alicia trying to find a way to be free, while discovering the truth of Diego's past. I saw episode 12 but due to tv fatigue I have not watched anymore. Longoria's version moves the story to Miami Beach, time period … who knows. For the German translation the translated stuff differently again.
It soon becomes apparent that this person wants revenge on Diego. Hi, I've been a huge fan of the show for some time now, and I've just found your review of it. It also implies that Lady is the model for. Anyway, I think that would have worked better for some last minute tension, rather than Alicia suddenly hesitating on leaving. I'm watching again with a friend at the moment, and we were talking last night about how awesome a prequel could be to show when Don Carlos was alive and at the hotel - although, we'd have to be running two timelines then, because we still need to see where Julio is at! And I can say without a doubt that nothing will ever come close to measuring up to it. And I am just now googling stuff about it because I've been avoiding spoilers. I want to watch it again, but am afraid it will suddenly vanish.
There is no satisfaction in how they handled that. . For more information, see our , and. I did say that Netflix streaming is an evil blessing. He was actually poisoned as a murder attempt by her mother, Teresa. I must cherche more interesting series to see.
The actors on this show were amazing, and had great overall chemistry that doesn't come along very often. I am half agony, half hope. This series is so addicting that I saw all 66 episodes in a week and a half! If only this show was still running. Time period gorgeousness aside, the mysteries are elaborate, the motives juicy, the romantic tension swoon-worthy. Detective Ayala and his dunce of a sidekick who had the unenviable job of investigating the goings on at the Gran Hotel while people tried desperately to keep their secrets. The first time Alicia helped patch up Julio after he'd been fighting at the Inn.