The Scotia Inn

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Allegedly haunted by a ghost the employees call Frank, who occupies the top floor, there are reports of ghostly footsteps, noises and voices. People also claim that there is the ghost of a little boy playing with a ball that is occasionally seen.

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    Geographic Information

    Address:
    100 Main St
    Scotia, CA 95565
    United States

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    GPS:
    40.48441920028428, -124.10061264046817
    County:
    Humboldt County, California
    Nearest Towns:
    Scotia, CA (0.1 mi.)
    Rio Dell, CA (1.1 mi.)
    Hydesville, CA (4.4 mi.)
    Fortuna, CA (8.4 mi.)
    Redcrest, CA (9.8 mi.)
    Ferndale, CA (10.7 mi.)
    Loleta, CA (12.6 mi.)
    Weott, CA (14.7 mi.)
    Indianola, CA (15.6 mi.)
    Humboldt Hill, CA (17.3 mi.)

    Contact Information

    Web:
    http://www.scotia-inn.com/

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    1. Hello,

      Our room had 2 beds and I remember lying on the bed in the main room. It was a large bed with white pillow and whit sheets. My wife and I went down for some food in the inn. When we came back, we found a green pillow laid on the white pillows that wasn’t there before. We were a little freaked out.

    2. On a 5 day road trip to Oregon, I stopped for lunch at the Scotia Inn. The town and hotel were beautiful, and that’s an understatement. Something drew me to that place like a magnet, as soon as I stepped foot inside I felt welcome but isolated at the same time. Couldn’t shake the feeling I was being watched. As I left I stood and stared at the historic building in awe, wanting so badly to see the top floor, but borderline terrified at the same time. I’ve since had dreams about this place, and I want to go back.

    3. My husband and I stayed here last year. I had heard it was haunted and wanted to stay there. We had dinner and then a few drinks at the bar with the people who worked there. They told us about the child ghost on the third floor and a lady who likes to hang out in the kitchen. We didn’t think much of it and went to bed. I woke up at three-ish in the morning because I heard what sounded like a crowd of people walking down the hallway. Kind of a murmuring sound, like people talking in hushed voices. I fell back asleep. At five in the morning my husband woke to the sounds of creaking floorboards at the foot of our bed. He thought it sounded like someone pacing back and fourth. I can’t wait to go back.

    4. My husband and I stayed here for a week last year to celebrate our honeymoon because he knows I love haunted places. We sure were in for a treat! Around 3 in the morning I heard scraping noises by my bed. I ignored that and tried to go back to sleep but I couldn’t shake the feeling of someone watching me. I heard something breathing around my face so I looked around and out of the corner of my eye I saw something quickly crawl under my bed. I woke up Bernard (my husband) and had him check all around the room and even in the hall. Our bedroom was right next to the stars leading up to the 3rd floor, so I was a little spooked out from all the stories of Frank. I can’t wait to go back!

    5. I live in Scotia been in the inn many times seen so much weird stuff happen like a chair moving sounds of balls bouncing ive seen “frank” and the small child but this one didn’t have the ball he is normally seen with I hate this town but it is beautiful and I think my house is also haunted I hear my pool table balls getting hit back and fourth even though I’m the only one home

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