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Hotel Cocaine Episode 5: Release Date And More

Hotel Cocaine Episode 5

Hotel Cocaine remains a tale from a very interesting time of drug trade in the USA. Taking some inspiration from real-life incidents, this crime drama creates a world for the viewers to get invested in. All of the four episodes so far are gripping and have been well-received by viewers.

Hotel Cocaine Episode 5 is the next chapter in this sage of drug story that centers around the namesake hotel. Viewers have been wanting to know where this story of greed and crime is heading hence the curiosity about the next episode is such.

Hotel Cocaine Episode 5
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What Is Hotel Cocaine All About?

Hotel Cocaine is the creation of Chris Brancato and it is about Roman Compte (portrayed by Danny Pino) coming to Miami, Florida after being exiled to Cuba. He gets a job as a general manager in Hotel Mutiny. Set in the 1970s and early 80s, it focuses on the drug trade that took place from that hotel. Meanwhile, Compte is also a DEA informant which none of the criminals know about.

Brancato has written Hotel Cocaine with Kyle Hamilton and Alfredo Barrios Jr. The executive producers of the show include Arturo Interian, Michael Pane, Brancato, Michael Wright, Nancy Cotton, Barrios Jr., and Guillermo Navarro. The series premiered on June 16th, 2024.

What Happened In The Previous Episode of Hotel Cocaine?

Hotel Cocaine Episode 4 was released on Sunday, July 7th, 2024 and it was called The Most Wonderful Time of the Year. Valeria informs her father about a date she is about to go to with Andrew.

But he chickens out probably because she is from Columbia. Later, Gomez tells Yolanda about the shootout and reveals that Nestor is alive.

What Happened In The Previous Episode of Hotel Cocaine?
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This means that they need to rework the plan. She says Don Henao is the guy who is planning to take over the Cocaine business in Miami. She stabs Gomez and throws his body into the water. Meanwhile, Roman has put a bug in the office. He hopes to get Nestor to talk about things on Zulio’s instructions. Nestor reveals the numbers from the drug trade and they are impressive.

He is the biggest dealer of Coke in the entire Miami city. Despite this, Zulio still has to work with Roman. He also reveals that he had no choice but to use Valeria to make Roman his informant guy. Valeria eventually goes on a date with Andrew who tells her about the drug dealings Nestor is involved in.

What To Expect From Hotel Cocaine Episode 5?

Hotel Cocaine Episode 5 will be taking off from where the earlier episode left. We saw Roman murdering some Columbians. He also reveals that he is in the game now. This means that we will finally see him piling up more bodies in Hotel Cocaine Episode 5 and subsequent episodes. It was obvious but the way the entire thing happened was thrilling to watch.

Roman will be at loggerheads with the Columbians so more bloodshed can be expected. Connie is also dead and Burton is in a way responsible for it. This issue can be also explored next as he might be filled with guilt. Don Henao is a name that surfaced earlier and we should be finally seeing who he is and what is going on.

The question of who all these gun-wielding Columbians are under the payroll of should be unveiled very soon. Hotel Cocaine Episode 5 will still revolve around the hotel and the drug trade but the stakes have increased so we will see some really intense scenes. All the actors from the last episode will return to reprise their characters.

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Do We Have A Release Date?

Hotel Cocaine Episode 5 will be released on Sunday, July 14th, 2024 on MGM+ at 9 pm ET. It will be also available to watch on Stan Original. This season of Hotel Cocaine will have eight episodes which leaves the viewers with four more to enjoy.

Do We Have A Release Date?
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Hotel Cocaine provides an interesting glimpse into 1970s America and how drug operations took place around that time. While the series is enjoyable, it is not without its flaws. Hotel Cocaine Episode 5 will be showcasing how Roman tackles the Columbians.

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