The Top 20 Most Haunted Hotels in the World
Are you brave enough to check into one of the world’s most haunted hotels? Here is a list of the top 20 haunted hotels that will leave you with a spine-chilling experience.
1. The Stanley Hotel, Estes Park, Colorado
This luxurious hotel is notorious for its paranormal activity, which was the inspiration for Stephen King’s book The Shining.
2. The Brown Palace Hotel, Denver, Colorado
This hotel has reports of unexplained occurrences with a bellhop that still haunts the hotel today.
3. The Driskill, Austin, Texas
The apparition of the hotel’s founder is believed to haunt the hotel to this day.
4. The Hollywood Roosevelt, Los Angeles, California
Famous ghosts such as Marilyn Monroe and Montgomery Clift have been spotted at the historic Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel.
5. The Fairmont Banff Springs, Banff, Alberta
This Canadian castle-like structure is rumoured to have ghosts roaming the halls including a former bride who tragically died on her wedding day.
6. The Queen Mary, Long Beach, California
This former ocean liner turned hotel is known for its haunted history that dates back to World War II. Guests can take a haunted tour to learn about the spooky sightings.
7. The Langham, London, England
This historic hotel is home to several ghosts, including a doctor who murdered his wife and is now seen walking the halls.
8. Hotel del Coronado, San Diego, California
This charming hotel has had notable ghost sightings, including that of Kate Morgan, who checked in under a false name and was later found dead on a staircase.
9. The Savoy, London, England
This popular luxury hotel is reported to be haunted by its former owner who died in one of its rooms.
10. The Winchester Mystery House, San Jose, California
Although not technically a hotel, this mansion is known for its odd design and paranormal activity, including frequent ghostly sightings.
11. The Bissell Mansion Restaurant and Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre, St. Louis, Missouri
This mansion turned restaurant is believed to be haunted after reports of mysterious sounds have been heard during the night.
12. The Hollywood Sign Hotel, Hollywood, California
The hotel has reported sightings of Marilyn Monroe’s ghost in one of its suites.
13. The Bourbon Orleans Hotel, New Orleans, Louisiana
The former convent turned hotel is believed to be haunted by the ghosts of the nuns who used to live there.
14. The Omni Parker House, Boston, Massachusetts
This Boston hotel is rumoured to be haunted by the infamous Charles Dickens.
15. The Emily Morgan Hotel, San Antonio, Texas
This Spanish Colonial Revival-style hotel is allegedly haunted by ghosts who were involved in the Battle of the Alamo.
16. The Hyatt Regency, Wichita, Kansas
Two ghosts in particular haunt the Hyatt Regency in Wichita: a construction worker who died during the hotel’s construction and a man who hanged himself in one of the rooms.
17. The Crescent Hotel and Spa, Eureka Springs, Arkansas
This stunning historic property is supposedly one of the nation’s most haunted hotels due to its dark past.
18. The Mill Street Inn, Newport, Rhode island
Guests have reported ghost sightings of a woman who lived at the inn and supposedly died during childbirth.
19. Magnolia Hotel, Seguin, Texas
Rumour has it that 13 spirits haunt this charming Texas hotel, including celebrity ghosts such as Davy Crockett and Juan Seguin.
20. The Omni Shoreham Hotel, Washington D.C.
This sophisticated hotel has had its fair share of ghost sightings, with one ghost thought to be a former guest who used to enjoy staying in Room 870.
Well, there you have it – the top 20 most haunted hotels in the world. Do you plan to visit one and see for yourself? Book a room if you dare…