The Banyan Guesthouse

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This historic guesthouse features a variety of residences dating back to the nineteenth century, and is rumoured to be haunted. Sightings range from a ghostly sea captain and a former owner to a poltergeist with a sweet tooth that steals chocolates from guests.

(Submitted by Callum Swift)

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Geographic Information

323 Whitehead Street
Key West, FL
United States

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24.5566722, -81.80475179999996
Monroe County, Florida
Nearest Towns:
Key West, FL (1.4 mi.)
Stock Island, FL (4.2 mi.)
Big Coppitt Key, FL (9.5 mi.)
Cudjoe Key, FL (20.8 mi.)
Big Pine Key, FL (29.4 mi.)
Marathon, FL (46.2 mi.)
Key Colony Beach, FL (50.7 mi.)
Duck Key, FL (58.0 mi.)
Layton, FL (64.9 mi.)


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Disclaimer: The stories posted here are user-submitted and are, in the nature of "ghost stories," largely unverifiable. makes no claims that any of the statements posted here are factually accurate. The vast majority of information provided on this web site is anecdotal, and as such, should be viewed in the same light as local folklore and urban legends.