In the United States and all around the world are hundreds of haunted places. But did you ever think that while on vacation, the place you choose to sleep could be the very place a ghost or spirit is looking over you? Haunted hotels are known to be the most haunted places on earth.
Hotel Del Coronado- This hotel is located in California and is known to be haunted since 1892. It is also considered to be one of the top resorts in the U.S. There have been reports of voices and appirations coming from all floors of the hotel. It is also reported that Kate Morgan, a young woman in her 20’s, was killed by a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. Her body was found on the steps to the front entrance of the hotel. Ms. Morgan is the ghost haunting the rooms of the Hotel Del Coronado.
Stanley Hotel- This spooky hotel is located in Colorado and has a lot of hidden secrets and history behind it. Author Stephen King is known to stay in this hotel when in need of inspiration. His best-selling book, “The Shining” is based off of the Stanley Hotel. There have been reports of children laughing, mostly in the ballroom, and sounds of piano playing. The ghost is known to be Freelan O. Stanley and his wife, who was once a piano player. He has been known for stealing guest jewelry and visiting their rooms in the middle of the night.
Crescent Hotel and Spa- Known to be haunted since 1886 and is located in Arkansas. The ghosts and spirits in this hotel are not so friendly and are considered to be dangerous and don’t enjoy guests. It has been reported that the spirits appear through mirrors and seems as though they are trying to reach out. Guests and staff members have recorded seeing hands come through the walls and mirrors.
Myrtle’s Plantation- This place has been proven to be one of the most haunted places in America. This hotel is located in Louisiana. Built in 1796 by General David Bradford was a place meant for this man and his family. But today is haunted by 10 ghosts that were murdered and didn’t leave the earth on a good note. Most of the ghosts are known to be children. There are been reports of a little girl skipping up and down the stairs, then disappears.
Provincial Hotel- This hotel is located in New Orleans and was built hundreds of years ago. It is known to be haunted by soldiers and hospital patients that have suffered throughout that time period. There have been reports of screaming and moaning of wounded soldiers a long with blood stains that disappears seconds later. Also, there are feelings of being watched and followed. A lot of these paranormal activities have been caught on tape by ghost hunters.
Heathman Hotel- Heathman Hotel is located in Oregon. There have been reports of multiple ghosts lurking the halls and rooms of this ancient hotel. The ghosts and spirits are known to do odd and spooky things. To let their presence be known, there are reports of moving objects, tapping, and faces appearing in dark corners. There have also been cold spots in one particular area in a room and voices have been recorded on an EVP.
Carolina Hotel- This hotel is obviously located in North Carolina and has been visited by many paranormal investigators. The investigators discovered this hotel is being haunted by William Jocoks. Mr. Jocoks was a man that lived in the hotel for over 20 years and was known to be a very angry man. His appearance is what spooked a lot of guests that entered their rooms. They described him as a large, tall, heavy-set man, dressed in an all black suit. It has been reported that a feeling of being watched was constant and William was always playing jokes. The man would always turn the door knobs as if trying to enter the room and appear on the foot of the bed several times a night.
Sagamore Hotel- In New York there are plenty of haunted hotels, but this one seems to get more attentions than others. There are reports, once again, of multiple ghosts that appear to be less friendly than most. It is proven that a little boy haunts the golf course and pulls off the wall tricks on the golfers when on the course. The boy is known to throw golf balls from behind trees and a loud burst of laughing is always heard afterwards. On other occasions, there are reports of a woman dressed in all white, entering every room of the hotel at different times of the night. The identity of the spirits are unknown.
Ramada Plaza Hotel- There is not much information on this hotel and the paranormal activity that occurs. Guest have spoken and admit that something different happens everytime to a different person. This hotel is located in Wisconsin and is built on well-known land. It is proven that this hotel was built on top of underground tunnels that were used by Chicago gangsters. The tunnel ends in the hotel’s basement. Walter Schoreder was the owner of this hotel and was murdered on the property. He is the spirit lurking the halls of his enchanted palace. Walter is known to turn the lights off and on in the rooms and the faucets turn on mysteriously. There have also been reports of screaming and banging on the walls.
Queen Mary Hotel- Queen Mary is known to be one of the most infamous hotels in California. Although popular and flashy, it contains a lot of paranormal activity. The spirits haunting this place are unknown and no investigators have been in the hotel. All reports of activities have been seen by guests. There have been strange noises in all placed of the hotel. A long with the noises, there have been many reports of moving objects, appirations, and voices. The Queen Mary Hotel is a huge hot spot for ghost sightings.
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