It was a sexy and glitzy drama about the kind of hotel we all fancied visiting, but were probably glad we didn't, as it was far too busy looking after all kind of guests from Jude Law to Chris Moyles via Paula Abdul.
Amazingly, it's been nearly eight years since the Babylon closed its doors – and it still hurts that season 4 ended on a ruddy cliffhanger. But what has the main cast been up to since the BBC One show ended in 2009?
1. Dexter Fletcher (Tony)
Dexter played head concierge Tony for all four series, and since then, he has become known for his work as both an actor and director.
After roles in the likes of Bugsy Malone, The Long Good Friday and Press Gang, he rose to prominence in the '90s thanks to his appearance in Guy Ritchie's Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels. He later had roles in shows including Band of Brothers, and a short stint hosting Channel 4's GamesMaster in what looked like an abandoned prison.
In recent years he has turned to directing, and was behind the camera for Sunshine on Leith and Eddie the Eagle.
2. Max Beesley (Charlie)
Max played Charlie, who worked as general manager, deputy manager and head receptionist throughout his three years on the show.
He is perhaps best known for the BBC drama, but he has appeared in various TV shows over the years including Bodies, an adaptation of The History of Tom Jones a Foundling, London Ink, Survivors, Mad Dogs, Suits, Ordinary Lies, Homeland, Empire, and currently, Sky1's Jamestown.
He is also an accomplished musician, and at one stage toured as Robbie Williams' drummer.
3. Martin Marquez (Gino)
Since HB, he is perhaps best known for playing Paul in comedy The Job Lot. He also appeared in the ensemble during 'Master of the House' in the Les Misérables movie adaptation.
4. Emma Pierson (Anna)
Emma played head receptionist Anna for the first three series, before leaving with Max Beesley's Charlie in series 4.
A regular presence on British TV since the late 1990s, since HB Emma has popped up in the likes of Greg Davies comedy Cuckoo, Death in Paradise, and BBC comedies SunTrap, Up the Women and The Kennedys.
5. Ray Coulthard (James)
Since playing food and beverage manager James in the BBC drama, Ray has since appeared as a regular in various TV shows including Casualty, Da Vinci's Demons and Mr Selfridge.
You may also know him for playing a young Michael Caine in The Muppet Christmas Carol back in 1993.
6. Michael Obiora (Ben)
Michael played receptionist Ben in all four series of the show, and the year it ended he joined the cast of Misfits as Pete.
In 2011, he joined Casualty as Lloyd Asike, a role he played for 65 episodes. In 2015, he featured in Fortitude, and has since appeared in episodes of Luther, Midsomer Murders and the Snatch TV remake.
7. Danira Govic (Tanja)
Danira was a recurring star in the first three series before being elevated as a main cast member in series four as maid-turned head housekeeper Tanja.
Born in Croatia, Danira moved to the UK in 1993, and eventually got a job as a waitress at the Royal National Theatre. It was here that she saw various plays and helped gain an acting scholarship. Since HB, she has mainly appeared in Croatian soaps, dramas and theatre projects.
8. Tamzin Outhwaite (Rebecca)
Tamzin was already a household named in the UK thanks to playing Ian Beale's babysitter-turned-wife Mel in EastEnders from 1998 to 2002.
Since playing manager Rebecca in the first two series of HB, Tamzin has remained ever present on British TV, including The Fixer, Paradox, Doctor Who, Inside No 9 and as the final chief in New Tricks. More recently, she has done introductory segments of true crime episodes of American series Dateline for British audiences.
9. Natalie Mendoza (Jackie)
Australian actress and musician Natalie featured as the identically named head of housekeeping in the first three series of the show.
Since the show ended, Natalie reprised her role of Juno in horror movie The Descent 2, and appeared in an episode of Midsomer Murders in 2012.
In recent years, she has focused on theatre roles. She was set to star in the ill-fated Broadway production Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, but she was forced to leave after suffering a nasty injury on set. She has since appeared in various West End productions, including Miss Saigon and Here Lies Love.
10. Nigel Harman (Sam)
Nigel joined HB as new hotel owner in the final series, six years after first making a name for himself as Dennis Rickman in EastEnders.
In 2013, he appeared in Downton Abbey as the downright evil Mr Green, and has also been a regular in Sky comedy Mount Pleasant.
He has largely focused on theatre projects in recent years, and has both starred in and directed various productions of Shrek the Musical, for which he won an Olivier Award. He also played Simon Cowell in Harry Hill's I Can't Sing! musical.
11. Anna Wilson-Jones (Juliet)
Anna joined Nigel for the final series as the new general manager of the hotel. She was previously known for playing Simon Pegg's ex-girlfriend in cult sitcom Spaced among various other roles.
12. Alexandra Moen (Emily)
Alexandra joined the cast as PR manager Emily in series 3. Born in Italy, she and her family moved to the UK in 1991.
Known for both her stage and screen work, since HB Alexandra appeared in three episodes of Doctor Who as The Master's wife Lucy Saxon. She later appeared in several episodes of Strike Back, and has regular roles in Fortitude and Dickensian.
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