Teenager Fie is promoted to chambermaid on her first day, which causes resentment. The guests include socialite Amanda and her parents, who have a run-in with farmer Morten on the way to the hotel.
The Count of Ditmar and his parents arrive at the hotel and he seems to be looking for a business partner. Edward Weyse receives an anonymous love note but is surprised when he finds out who wrote it.
Fie wakes up from a nightmare; someone is in danger. The Count receives a suspicious phone call and must leave, but his departure is delayed because Mr Anderson is severely injured.
Panic strikes the hotel as no one knows how to open the safe and the grocer wants to be paid early. Returning from the hospital, Mrs Andersen reads an upsetting letter, and terrible news is announced.
After Mr Andersen’s funeral, the guests are thinking of leaving. Meanwhile, the Count meets up with his mysterious caller and the love triangle between Amanda, Fie and Morten becomes more complicated.
The Count finds himself in a touchy situation as both Mr Madsen and the new guest have compromising information on him. But tables turn when the police bring alarming news about the new guest.