This historic 1925 hotel was turned into an apartment building in 1983, stood abandoned from 1987 to 1991, and then was turned BACK into a hotel. It is said that ghostly shuffling can be heard coming from a vacant upstairs suite, and a portly figure has been known to apparate mysteriously on the south stairs. And look out — a prankish ghost trips folks who walk up the main staircase, near the seventh step. Unexplained voices and scents, like that of cigars, are sometimes detected here as well. Some believe comedian Fatty Arbuckle may be a haunt in residence. Other notable celebrities who have stayed here include Jean Harlow and Buster Keaton.
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- 691 1st St N
Jacksonville Bch, FL 32250
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- 30.294787, -81.390354
- Duval County, Florida
- Nearest Towns:
- Jacksonville Beach, FL (0.2 mi.)
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Sawgrass, FL (7.1 mi.)
Palm Valley, FL (8.1 mi.)
Jacksonville, FL (16.0 mi.)
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Orange Park, FL (20.9 mi.)
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