These 13 Extremely Haunted Hotels Are Sure To Give You A Scare At Night
In case you want a good scare on your next vacation.Â
Built in 1902, the Copper Queen is Arizona's longest operating hotel. Visitors and employees have reported 16 spiritual entities. The most common haunting reported is Julia Lowell, a prostitute who worked on the hotel's floor in the '20s and '30s. Legend has it that she fell in love with one of her clients but was rejected, and now haunts room 315 by appearing to guests in a cloud of smoke and whispering in their ears.
During the '20s, the Biltmore was the place to see and be seen, with wealthy socialites, celebrities and even notorious gangsters often making appearances at events. The hotel was shut down in the '40s and turned into a hospital to treat wounded soldiers, and by the '70s the building was completely abandoned. It's now an extravagant hotel again, but guests have reported some sightings of past residents, including Thomas "Fatty" Walsh, a mobster who was murdered in the hotel in 1929.
This hotel has some rich history, dating all the way back to 1716. Legend has it that the hotel is haunted by Ralph Waldo Emerson. Other guests have reported experiencing "phantom presences in room 24."
Before the hotel opened in 1964, it was used as a ballroom, legislative meeting place and convent in the 1800s. It's arguably the most haunted hotel in New Orleans with sightings of confederate soldiers, Catholic nuns and children who lived at the convent orphanage.Â
Located right outside of San Diego, the hotel was built in 1888, and has been called one of the top ten resorts in the world, according toÂ HauntedAmericaTours.com.Â The most common ghost siting is Kate Morgan, who checked into the hotel in 1892 to meet her estranged husband. He never showed up, and a few days later she was found dead on the beach from a gunshot wound.
A hotspot in the 1920s, Hotel Andra is home to jazz age ghosts. People have reported sounds of partygoers on the ninth floor, including sounds of playing music and breaking glass.Â
You're practically guaranteed a ghostly experience if you check into the Gadsen - hotel guests are even encouraged to write their experiences in two binders at the front desk! Visitors have reported their hair being pulled, televisions turned off and even pinned momentarily to their beds.Â
This historic hotel dates all the way back to the Civil War. Urban legend has it that the ghosts of James W. Jackson and Colonel Elmer Ellsworth, both who were killed during the war, haunt the sixth floor.Â
Indianapolis Mayor Thomas Taggart bought the hotel in 1901, and after he died in 1929 it's believed that his spirit never left the hotel. There have been tons of reported hauntings near the service elevator.Â
The Blackhawk hosted tons of events during the first half of the 20th century. In 2006, a meth lab exploded and the hotel was returned to its original state. People have reported hauntings of women in red and blue, along with sightings of actor Cary Grant, who collapsed in Suite 903 before his death.Â
People have reported feelings of invisible hands brushing against them in the elevators, and the rooms are said to be filled with the sense of an invisible presence. A ghost of a young girl in a long black dress has been seen wandering the halls bouncing a red ball.Â
A lady in her late seventies is believed to haunt this quaint Cape Cod hotel. Her spirit blows back curtains, bolts doors from the inside and unscrews light bulbs.Â
Formerly called the Cecil Hotel, Stay on Main has been the grizzly site of suicides, mystery disappearances and was even home to serial killer Richard Ramirez. It's image as the suicide hotspot has been cleaned up, but hotel visitors report several hauntings.Â