Most Haunted Hotels in the United States

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    Columbia Gorge Hotel

    Hood River, Oregon
    The smell of cigar smoke is attributed to one of the retirement residents who died here long ago, but has till been reported by various guests. Hotel rooms are barricaded by furniture from the inside of the hotel rooms when no one is inside. Apparitions reported at the hotel include a man in a top...
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    Pink Rosebud Bed and Breakfast

    Plattsburg, Missouri
    This 1878 bed and breakfast has always had a neighbourhood reputation as a 'haunted house', but it wasn't until recently that the current owners suspected that something otherworldly was going on at the inn. Paranormal activity reported at this location includes doors opening and closing of their...
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    Franklin Street Inn

    Appleton, Wisconsin
    Housed in a Victorian-style mansion dating back to 1897, this bed and breakfast inn is rumoured to be haunted. Guests and staff have seen a woman in a maids uniform entering a ground floor room, only to find it empty when they go to investigate. This particular room was the maids quarter's when...
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    Lafayette Hotel

    Marietta, Ohio
    Voices and footsteps have been heard in empty hallways and rooms, while appliances turn on and off by themselves, doors open and close on their own and furniture and luggage is moved around suites. Staff and guests have seen misty apparitions in the corridors, and a ghostly maid in a black dress...
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    EHP Rating: 91.8

    St. Vincent's Guest House

    New Orleans, Louisiana
    This guest house is actually a former orphanage built in the 1860s, so it is not surprising that the children who passed away from yellow fever during this time have been witnessed as playful spirits. The ghostly children run through the halls, and guests have heard them giggling within the walls....
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    EHP Rating: 90.9

    Deerfield Inn

    Deerfield, Massachusetts
    The historic inn was built in 1884, and has been restored and renovated to its former glory by the current inn owners. Guests and staff alike have reported paranormal activity in the inn, including lights turning on and off, strange knocking noises and furniture that moves around by itself. Guests...
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    Olive Hotel

    Miles City, Montana
    This historic hotel was built in the 1890's, and is believed to be haunted by Olive Kennie, the daughter of a former properties. Dressed in old-fashioned clothing, she has been known to appear in various rooms, hallways and the restaurant, although most of her appearances have been linked to Room...
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    Dude Rancher Lodge

    Billings, Montana
    Built in the early 1950's, this was the first large hotel built in the town since the late nineteenth century. It is also believed to be one of the most haunted. In the downstairs kitchen in the restaurant section of the hotel, the sounds of someone moving around pots and pans and shouting orders...
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    EHP Rating: 90.6

    St. James Hotel

    Red Wing, Minnesota
    The hotel building was built in 1875, and several spirits are believed to haunt it. The first is a hostile entity that haunts all floors of the building, and which has been known to attack guests and to slam doors. The second apparition is that of a lady in a white dress, who has been seen in the...
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    EHP Rating: 90.6

    Adelphi Hotel

    Saratoga Springs, New York
    Haunted by a lady in Victorian era clothing wearing a blue dress, numerous guests of the hotel claim to have seen her walking through the hotel. *Closed for renovations as of Nov 2012....
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    EHP Rating: 90.5

    Grant House Hotel and Eatery

    Rush City, Minnesota
    The 1880's historic hotel burnt to the ground just a decade after its construction, but phoenix-like rose from the ashes to form the successful establishment it is today. The building, however, has had a darker past, with tales being told of the days where the hotel operated as a bordello and a...
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    The Sonora Inn

    Sonora, California
    This 1896 hotel is haunted by a ghostly girl who has been since bouncing a ball in various parts of the building. The elevator is also haunted, and has been known to move from floor to floor of its own accord. (Submitted by Callum...
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    EHP Rating: 90.2

    Lemp Mansion

    St. Louis, Missouri
    Reports say that at this bed-and-breakfast you may experience cold spots, electrical oddities, vibrations from the floors, feelings of sorrow, tapping on your shoulders, a pervasive feeling of being watched, a piano that plays a single note during the night... and if that weren't enough, you may...
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    At The White House Bed and Breakfast

    Skagway, Alaska
    The 1902 house previously served as a hospital, a day-care and a hotel before suffering fire damage in the 1980's. The house has been restored to its former grandeur, but there have been many sightings of the gentle apparition of a young woman. She often stands at the ends of guests beds or chat's...
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    EHP Rating: 90.2

    Silver Queen Hotel

    Virginia City, Nevada
    The Silver Queen Hotel is said to be home to a ghostly 1800s prostitute named Rosie, who committed suicide in Room...
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    EHP Rating: 90.0

    Avenue Hotel Bed and Breakfast

    Manitou Springs, Colorado
    Built as a boarding house during 1886, this quaint bed and breakfast inn is haunted by a trio of young children and a coachman who resided here during the gold rush era. (Submitted by Callum...
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    EHP Rating: 90.0

    Steam Train Hotel

    Antonito, Colorado
    This 1911 historic hotel is reputed to be haunted, and features two guest rooms with their own resident ghost. The brick building is also believed to be haunted by a hovering cloud, which has been observed making its way between rooms before disappearing into the inoperable elevator...
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    Historic Hotel Greybull

    Greybull, Wyoming
    The 1914 hotel was originally the state bank for the township, but it went under during the Great Depression and lay empty for a few years. In 1927, the building was converted to a hotel, which was used as a front for a speakeasy and a brothel. Nowadays, the current hotel and restaurant retains...
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    Inn at Castle Rock

    Bisbee, Arizona
    This historic hillside inn was built in the late 1870's for an explorer, and later became a boarding house. It is now a delightful building, which is allegedly haunted by the ghost of a woman shot dead opposite the hotel. Staff have reportedly seen her roaming the hallways, while guests have...
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    Hotel Condon

    Condon, Oregon
    The apparition of a woman in 1880’s clothing has been seen by guests. Strange noises are heard, lights go on and off by themselves and cold spots are felt. (Submitted by Callum...
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    EHP Rating: 90.0

    Kate Shepard House Bed and Breakfast

    Mobile, Alabama
    The historic bed and breakfast is haunted by the apparition of an elderly woman, who has been seen in guest rooms all over the building. A strange presence has been felt by guests and staff. (Submitted by Callum...
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    Historic General Lewis Inn

    Lewisburg, West Virginia
    The 1929 inn is said to be haunted by at least three ghosts. The most well known is a Lady in White who haunts Room 208. Her identity is unknown, a portrait of her hangs in the room. Also residing here is the ghost of a slave named Reuben, rumored to have been hanged in the area that is now the...
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    Westgate Las Vegas Resort and Casino

    Las Vegas, Nevada
    People have reported seeing Elvis here since his death in 1977. It is believed he hangs out backstage and on the upper-floor hallways. (Submitted by Chris...
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    Hotel DeFuniak

    DeFuniak Springs, Florida
    This hauntings at this 1920's era bed and breakfast hotel are mainly confined to an upstairs suite, so if you're looking for a paranormal experience in this old building, look no further than Room #008. Known as the 'Aviary Room', housekeeping staff and guests have reported a ghostly pair of young...
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    EHP Rating: 89.8

    The 1927 Lake Lure Inn and Spa

    Lake Lure, North Carolina
    The historic inn has been visited by such celebrities as novelist F. Scott Fitzgerald and presidents Calvin Coolidge and Franklin Roosevelt. In the 1940s it was used as a convalescent home for wounded soldiers. It is now rumored to be the home of many haunts. Staff members report hearing a man's...
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    Hotel Indigo - Martha Washington Hotel

    St. Petersburg, Florida
    This hotel dates back to 1926, but has had several names - "Martha Washington Hotel," "Heritage Hotel," and now, most recently, "Hotel Indigo". A 1987 renovation seems to have led to the appearance of a ghostly little girl, seen on the third-floor landing. Later, the figures of an older man and a...
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    EHP Rating: 89.5

    Naples Hotel

    Naples, New York
    Naples Hotel was built in 1895 and is rumored to be haunted by 6 or more ghosts. One is a man named Topper; another is a woman who has her ghostly children in tow. According to witnesses, the ghosts like to lock doors, turn on the lights, and move pictures around. Ghost tours are...
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    Motherlode Lodge

    Palmer, Alaska
    The historic lodge is believed to be haunted by several spirits. People have seen a misty black apparition roaming the grounds of the lodge, and people looking into mirrors see figures in period clothing standing behind them. Loud banging noises and knocks have been heard, as well as the voice of a...
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    The Scotia Inn

    Scotia, California
    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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    Keddie Resort

    Quincy, California
    Keddie Resort was reportedly the site of an unsolved murder of a family that occurred in Cabin 28. Ghost writing was said to show up on its walls, chairs moved by themselves, etc. The resort stood empty for a while, but since then, Cabin 28 is said to have been...
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    The Brown Hotel

    Louisville, Kentucky
    It is the 15th floor, used only for storage space, that is said to be haunted at this hotel. Witnesses say Mr. Brown himself may once have had a suite on this floor, and the elevator often stops at it, called by an unseen presence. Footprints have been seen walking in the plaster dust on the floor,...
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    EHP Rating: 89.3

    Red Coach Inn

    Niagara Falls, New York
    The historic Red Coach Inn is said to be haunted, particularly in the Victoria Suite where, in 1927, a man bludgeoned his new bride to death. Guests have reported temperature drops and creaking noises. The inn was featured in an episode of TV's Celebrity Ghost Stories, talked about by actor Bernie...
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    EHP Rating: 89.1

    Hotel Galvez

    Galveston, Texas
    Said to be the oldest hotel on the island, Hotel Galvez has a haunted room 505. Reports say that very few people actually stay all night in that room, because there is an eerie presence that makes them feel uncomfortable. The mysterious scent of gardenias is said to be a clue to the ghost's...
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    EHP Rating: 88.9

    Royal Hotel

    Yampa, Colorado
    This historic hotel is believed to be haunted by two spirits. The first is the apparition of a young woman who is seen rushing through the hallways of the hotel. Her disembodied footsteps have also been heard in various parts of the hotel. The second is a ghost the hotel patrons have named 'Rufus',...
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    Delaware Hotel

    Leadville, Colorado
    A painter, restoring one of the hotel's hallways, felt numerous cold spots. It is said that the spirit of Mary Coffey, who was shot in the back and paralysed by her husband in their room at the hotel in 1889 still resides here. The vision of a woman has been seen repeatedly. (Submitted by...
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    EHP Rating: 88.9

    Queen Victoria Inn

    Cape May, New Jersey
    Housed inside an 1880's mansion, this historic inn was formerly a bordello and gambling parlour before its conversion to bed and breakfast accommodation. Guests staying in the Princess Louise Room have reportedly come across the apparition of a brothel madam, who has been seen and heard in the...
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    Historic Western Hotel

    Ouray, Colorado
    This historic saloon and hotel was built in 1891 during the town mining boom, and is allegedly haunted by a number of spirits from a bygone era. These include a shadowy figure who peers out of windows, a lady in an old-fashioned dress who appears to art students in an upstairs studio, and a spook...
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    EHP Rating: 88.9

    Martha Washington Inn

    Abingdon, Virginia
    At this 1832 inn built by War of 1812 hero General Francis Preston as a home for his family of nine children, a ghostly young woman roams the place. She is reportedly looking for her lover. Also, witnesses say that no matter how many times the carpets are replaced, blood stains appear on them from...
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    EHP Rating: 88.9

    Woodland Plantation

    Port Sulphur, Louisiana
    Built in 1834, the plantation was turned into a bed-and-breakfast in 1999. It is said to be haunted by several spirits, including Braddish Johnson, seen in stripe pants and silk hat and carrying a gold-tipped cane; a young boy who disappears whenever he is asked a question; and two women and a man...
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    EHP Rating: 88.9

    Captain Grant's Inn

    Preston, Connecticut
    At this 1754 inn, Revolutionary War soldiers were once garrisoned, and slaves were housed here during the Civil War. Folks say its active history has led to an active spirit "life." The Adelaide Room is especially haunted with the apparition of a woman in Colonial-era clothing holding hands with...
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    EHP Rating: 88.9

    Wheat Growers Hotel

    Kimball, Nebraska
    This 1918 hotel has a sole ghost. The apparition of a woman has been spotted on several occasions standing behind an upper floor window, gazing down into the street. Her association with the building is not known, but local folk claim she was associated with a speakeasy housed in the basement...
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    Historic Occidental Hotel

    Buffalo, Wyoming
    The historic hotel was founded in the late 1880's, and was developed a reputation as a saloon and hotel frequented by outlaws and gold miners. The hotel was also a former bordello, and the daughter of a prostitute who passed away on the upper floor of the hotel has been seen on many occasions....
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    Reed House - Biltmore Village Inn

    Asheville, North Carolina
    The inn was originally built as the Reed House in 1892. There have been many spooky occurrences here, such as one night in thw 1970s when heavy footsteps were heard climbing the back stairs late at night, but no one was there. Another time, after folks were laughing and scoffing at the rumors of...
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    Just Us Inn

    Wasco, Oregon
    Shadowy apparitions have been seen, people have been brushed against by unseen entities and strange noises and ghostly voices have been heard. (Submitted by Callum...
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    EHP Rating: 88.9

    Atlantic Hotel

    Berlin, Maryland
    The ghost of a young girl riding a tricycle has been seen and heard in the hallways of the hotel. Objects move around by themselves, and lights go on and off when there’s no one around. (Submitted by Callum...
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    EHP Rating: 88.9

    Ye Kendall Inn

    Boerne, Texas
    At Ye Kendall Inn, according to local lore, reside the spirits of Erastus and Sarah Reed, who bought the land on which the inn stands in 1859. The Old Reed House, as it was called back then, was a stagecoach stop. Reports say the spots most often visited by the ghosts are the lobby, the Marcella,...
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    Omni Royal Orleans

    New Orleans, Louisiana
    At this hotel, a ghostly maid has been known to tuck in guests, and she may flush the toilet or turn on the water in the night. But she isn't the only spirit here. Reports say as many as 50 ghosts live here, and they often show up in the hotel's...
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    Edgewood Plantation

    Charles City, Virginia
    At this 1849 plantation house, Lizzie Rowland is the ghost in residence. It is said that she is waiting for her beloved soldier to return from the Civil War. Her ghost is said to peek out from behind a curtain in an upstairs window, watching and waiting. Edgewood Plantation was featured on TV's...
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    1880 Newbury House

    Robbins, Tennessee
    It is said that at the Newbury House, ghostly occurrences are not unknown. It seems that especially single female guests are known to awaken in the night with the ghost of a man standing over their bed. The ghost is thought to be Charles Oldfield, and the Charles Oldfield Room (room 2) is reported...
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    Mile High Grill and Inn - Clinkscale Building

    Jerome, Arizona
    The 1899 eight bedroom historic inn is haunted by numerous apparitions. The Clinkscale Building was previously a brothel, which was burnt down in a fire, and the inn was built directly over the top of the old building. The ghost of Madam Jennie Banter moves furniture around and helps around the...
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    EHP Rating: 88.2

    Wayside Inn

    Middletown, Virginia
    Wayside Inn is reported to be the oldest inn in the U.S. that is still in operation. Room 14 is rumored to be haunted and is the source of the most unusual happenings in the inn. However, witnesses have seen and heard strange things all over the...
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    EHP Rating: 88.2

    The Inn At Jim Thorpe

    Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania
    The inn, originally built in 1833, is said to be haunted. Guests have reported seeing orbs and shadows in their photographs, and even in their beds. TVs operate by themselves, objects move, and in some instances, guests have awakened to find the chairs in their room have been turned upside-down...
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    EHP Rating: 88.2

    Queen Isabel Inn

    Port Isabel, Texas
    The 1906 Queen Isabel Inn, originally called the Point Isabel Tarpon & Fishing Club, was visited by President-Elect Warren G. Harding in November 1920. Despite some remodeling from hurricane damage in 1933 and 1967, the inn remains the area's oldest business and hotel. Witnesses say disembodied...
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    EHP Rating: 88.2

    Calumet Historic Hotel

    Pipestone, Minnesota
    This historic hotel was erected during the nineteenth century to serve as a railroad stopover for the railway industry which at the time was the lifeblood of the township. The hotel featured two especially haunted rooms, which are always in demand by paranormal investigators and enthusiasts...
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    EHP Rating: 88.1

    Rio Grande Plaza Hotel

    Laredo, Texas
    Superstition plays a role in this hotel's haunting, some say. The largest building in Laredo, it's also the only one to have a 13th floor. Other buildings have renumbered their floors to avoid having a 13th, for superstitious reasons. Folks say the haunt in this hotel is a former worker who died in...
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    EHP Rating: 88.1

    Jean Bonnet Tavern

    Bedford, Pennsylvania
    This tavern building was a French outpost in the 1740s and a war headquarters in the 1750s. It became a tavern in the 1760s, and was also used as a courtroom. Several people were hanged here, and it is said that their spirits walk restlessly throughout the place. Witnesses have reported...
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    EHP Rating: 88.0

    Strater Hotel

    Durango, Colorado
    This historic hotel was built directly on the railroad in the late nineteenth century, and is believed to be haunted by many apparitions. People walking through the alley adjacent to the hotel have seen the ghostly figure of a man in a white shirt standing on the railroad tracks, who vanishes...
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    Hammel House Inn

    Waynesville, Ohio
    The inn has been declared one of the most haunted buildings in Waynesville. The most haunted room at the bed and breakfast is Room #004. The shadowy apparition of a young merchant who was murdered in the inn has been seen here, as well as in the dining room of the inn. The ghost of a black cat has...
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    Doe Run Inn

    Brandenburg, Kentucky
    At this historic hotel, there is a quirky ghost who has been seen on the stairway and in the dining room. What's quirky about him? He loves to untie unsuspecting guests'...
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    Three Chimneys Inn

    Durham, New Hampshire
    A ghost named Hannah is believed to reside here. She likes to hide objects and play havoc with anything electric. She has been known to play with the hair of sleeping staff members, and her apparition has been seen as well. Other spirits may linger here with Hannah; guests have reported hearing...
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    EHP Rating: 87.8

    Casa De Palmas Renaissance McAllen Hotel

    McAllen, Texas
    The 1918 Renaissance Casa De Palmas Hotel said to be haunted by the ghost of an elderly lady who appears in the basement. Another female apparition, or perhaps two, have been seen wearing black veils. Police officers were once called to check on a strange woman walking around on one of the...
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    EHP Rating: 87.5

    Sumpter Bed and Breakfast

    Sumpter, Oregon
    This gold rush era building was built around 1900, and was formerly the town hospital. Now a delightful bed and breakfast inn, staff and guests have reported two apparitions throughout the establishment. The first is the apparition of a miner, who has been seen shaving in an upstairs bathroom. The...
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    EHP Rating: 87.5

    Riverside Inn

    Cambridge Springs, Pennsylvania
    At this historic 1880s inn, the spirits have been known to crawl into bed with guests, dance in the ballroom to ghostly music, and open and close the...
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    Grand Hotel

    Big Timber, Montana
    The 1890 Grand Hotel has a colourful history and retains many of its original features, including a billiards table that served as an operating theatre after a man was shot in a gunfight on the premises. The upstairs floor is currently awaiting renovation, but visitors claim to have heard...
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    Captain Merry Historic Inn

    East Dubuque, Illinois
    This historic inn is believed to have closed, and may now be a private residence. The building the inn was housed in has a colourful past, and is rumoured to be one of the most haunted houses in town. Reports range from sightings of a woman in a black dress to a fast moving male apparition, as...
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    Wakulla Suites Hotel

    Cocoa Beach, Florida
    A guest staying at this hotel several years ago reported that the clocks would run backwards of their own accord, and that her children were frightened by the apparition of an old man that appeared in their closet. Upon speaking to management, she discovered that other guests had reported similar...
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    The Nutmeg Inn

    Meredith, New Hampshire
    Built in 1763, the inn is haunted by a ghost the staff have nicknamed Charlie. The inn is believed to have been a stop on the Underground Railroad and also a boardinghouse that once expelled two students for being Hitler Youths. Witnesses have described cold spots, apparitions turning up in...
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    The Flanders Hotel

    Ocean City, New Jersey
    The ghost at this historic hotel is known as Emily or the Lady in White. She is most often seen at the Hall of Mirrors. Reports say a portrait of her can be seen inside the...
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    Hopland Inn

    Hopland, California
    This 1880's inn and saloon is now closed, but the third floor of the establishment used to be a bordello. The ghost rumoured to be haunting the place is the apparition of a woman in a white dress, who was supposedly jilted by a lover and committed suicide in an upstairs room. (Submitted by...
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    The Cavalier Hotel

    Virginia Beach, Virginia
    Famous folks such as Al Capone and Woodrow Wilson stayed at this 1927 swank establishment, and it is from one of its windows that Adolph Coors of brewery fame jumped to his death in the 1929. Also, the previous owner is said to have shot himself in the hotel. Reports say that an elderly...
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    Whiskey Pete's Hotel and Casino

    Jean, Nevada
    The hotel and casino are rumored to be haunted by Whiskey Pete himself, a former miner and moonshiner who used to own a gas station nearby. Witnesses say he watches over the casino, and some say they have come back to their parked cars to find them mysteriously filled up with gas. The hotel is also...
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    Village Green Inn

    Falmouth, Massachusetts
    This 1804 building is said to be haunted by its original owners, the Dimmick family. Sarah, a teenage daughter who died here in 1823, has been spotted in some rooms wearing an old-fashioned white nightgown. She may hover over guests as they sleep looking at them strangely, as if wondering why they...
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    The 1875 Inn - Tilton Inn

    Tilton, New Hampshire
    The ghost of a 12-year-old girl named Laura who was killed in a fire in the 1800s is said to haunt the historic 1875 Inn, once called the Tilton Inn. Her apparition has been seen by many guests, and the inn has been featured on TV's Ghost Hunters. Author David Pitkin used a picture of Laura for the...
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    Patrick Creek Lodge and Historical Inn

    Gasquet, California
    Dating back to 1926, the historic inn and restaurant is rumoured to be haunted by a spirit known as Maude. The story goes that her fiancé jilted her on the day of their wedding, and the distraught young woman hanged herself in Room 16. Ever since, strange occurrences have taken place in that...
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    Orcas Hotel

    San Juan County, Washington
    This delightful landmark hotel has been in operation for over a century, and has numerous ghost stories attached to its long and colourful past. The most significant is of former innkeeper Octavia Van Moorhem, who still keeps an eye on the establishment despite the fact that she passed away over...
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    Colonial Hotel

    Brownsville, Texas
    According to the Texas Hauntings Society, this hotel has several reports of unexplained activity - particularly in room 101, where unseen hands were felt grabbing at guests underneath the sheets, and a creepy apparition of an infant was seen and...
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    EHP Rating: 87.5

    Country Inn Motel

    Baggs, Wyoming
    Various reports of guests who stay in the small motel tell of a glowing white apparition that appears in their rooms in the early hours of morning. (Submitted by Callum...
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    EHP Rating: 87.5

    Heceta Head Lighthouse

    Florence, Oregon
    Legend has it that at this bed-and-breakfast inn, an old woman's ghost has been spotted by many. She is said to be the wife of a former...
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    EHP Rating: 87.5

    Historic Eureka Inn

    Jonesborough, Tennessee
    At this historic inn originally built in 1797 an used as a boardinghouse and sequester house for jurors, witnesses have reported seeing shadowy ghost figures and hearing unexplained footsteps and...
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    Kempton Hotel

    Terry, Montana
    The 1902 Kempton Hotel has an attic that was used to house overflow flu patients from the early 1900s flu epidemic, and one of the patients who died there is said to linger here in spirit. Her apparition wears a long white dress and appears in the attic or the attic stairs. Witnesses also describe...
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    Belhurst Castle

    Geneva, New York
    Reportedly haunted by a "white lady" apparition, Belhurst boasts a colorful past that urban legend has richly embellished. Many attribute the haunting to the ghost of an opera singer who died there. Some even further embellish the tale by claiming she died while attempting to escape from her...
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    Hotel Macomber

    Cape May, New Jersey
    Allegedly haunted by the ghost of a former frequent guest as well as a former employee. People hear banging, items move and doors open and close on their own. If you are looking for a haunted room, you might want to try room #10. People claim that this is the room that has the most activity....
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    La Maison Marigny Bed and Breakfast

    New Orleans, Louisiana
    At this bed-and-breakfast, you may share your lodgings with something kindly, but supernatural. Witnesses say an apparition appears at the top of the stairs, guests sometimes feel a kiss on their cheek as they go to sleep (or even get a pat on the rear), and the smell of frying bacon and eggs may...
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    EHP Rating: 87.5

    Millersburg Hotel

    Millersburg, Ohio
    This hotel has been in operation for well over a century, so it is more than likely that some of the spectres in this hotel were guests who never checked out. The owners and staff are displeased with the paranormal activity in the hotel, as they receive various reports of ghostly occurrences on a...
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    EHP Rating: 87.2

    The Historic Ott Hotel

    Liberty, Texas
    This 1928 historic hotel is said to be haunted by several spirits. Two are thought to be Anna and Joshua, a couple who were killed under mysterious circumstances while Anna was having an affair in the hotel in 1930. Oddly enough, they were said to have been killed by the same bullet. The famed...
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    EHP Rating: 87.2

    El Rancho Hotel

    Gallup, New Mexico
    The 1937 El Rancho Hotel was built by R.E. "Griff" Griffith, brother of movie magnate D.W. Griffith. Well-known past guests here include Ronald Reagan, Spencer Tracy, Katherine Hepburn and Kirk Douglas; it was a headquarters for the filming of many 1940s-1960s films. Witnesses who say the building...
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    EHP Rating: 87.1

    Claremont Hotel Club and Spa

    Berkeley, California
    In the late 1800s, this site contained a castle-like home, but in 1901 it burned to the ground. The Claremont Hotel opened in 1915, and to this day, folks say they can smell smoke in their smoke-free rooms. On the fourth floor, said to be the most haunted, witnesses report flickering lights and TVs...
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    EHP Rating: 87.1

    Best Western Hotel Chequamegon

    Ashland, Wisconsin
    The apparition of a tall man wearing a top hat has been seen in the hallways of the hotel. The scent of perfume has been reported in many rooms of the hotel, and the spectre of a man has been seen in the hotel bar. Disembodied footsteps and ghostly voices have also been reported in the...
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    EHP Rating: 87.1

    Lumber Baron Inn and Gardens

    Denver, Colorado
    The building was apartments in the 1970s, and during that time, a 17-year-old runaway girl and her friend allegedly were murdered here. Footsteps have been heard, and the apparition of a 1920s-era flapper girl also has been seen...
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    EHP Rating: 87.1

    Lumber Baron Inn and Gardens

    Denver, Colorado
    The building was apartments in the 1970s, and during that time, a 17-year-old runaway girl and her friend allegedly were murdered here. Footsteps have been heard, and the apparition of a 1920s-era flapper girl also has been seen...
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    EHP Rating: 87.1

    Redmont Hotel

    Birmingham, Alabama
    The ghost of a woman in white who passed away in the hotel has been seen on the ninth floor of the hotel. The ghost of a small dog is seen in the hallways of the hotel, as well as the ghost of former owner Clifford Stiles. The most famous ghost at the hotel is the apparition of Hank Williams, who...
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    EHP Rating: 87.1

    Inn At Merridun

    Union, South Carolina
    The Inn at Merridun is haunted by friendly ghosts, former residents T.C. and Fannie Duncan, who leave pennies as housewarming gifts. Their rose-scented perfume and cigar smoke can be detected when the ghosts are around. Another haunt in residence is Mary Anne Wallace, sister of a former owner,...
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    EHP Rating: 87.0

    Kenilworth Lodge

    Sebring, Florida
    There are a number of ghost stories surrounding this building, which dates back to 1916. Eerie feelings are reported on the staircase, and doors have been seen opening and closing entirely on their own. One guest heard voices outside his door throughout the night, and when he complained to the...
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    EHP Rating: 87.0

    Elms Hotel

    Excelsior Springs, Missouri
    This 1912 hotel is noteworthy for many reasons. Harry S. Truman spent election night here in 1948. It was also once a training camp for boxer Jack Dempsey, and a summer camp for the 1948 New York Giants. But the hotel is also noted for its haunts, which provide a pervasive eerie feeling for some...
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    EHP Rating: 87.0

    St. George Hotel

    Volcano, California
    This hotel boasts a couple of ghosts: a young girl who appears dressed all in white, and a well-dressed gentleman with a cane. Other strange happenings reported here include lights that fade in and out, beds that become rumpled in a minute, and noises at...
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    EHP Rating: 86.7

    Yosemite View Lodge

    El Portal, California
    Numerous guests have reported waking up to see a shadowy apparition in their rooms, who disappear when they attempt to seek help. (Submitted by Callum...
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    EHP Rating: 86.7

    Franklin Hotel

    Deadwood, South Dakota
    Guests have reported hearing footsteps following them around the historic hotel. A housekeeper quit after seeing a man in period clothing watching her while she was cleaning. People walking past have reported the sensation of being watched. (Submitted by Callum...
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    EHP Rating: 86.7

    Old Yarmouth Inn

    Yarmouth, Massachusetts
    The inn was established in 1696, and is the oldest on Cape Cod. It is said to be haunted. One witness reported an apparition that appeared at the foot of his bed in 1999. The ghost was a jowly man wearing a flounced white blouse. Another witness, in 2002, reported that a ghost sat on his bed and...
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    EHP Rating: 86.7

    The Maryland Inn

    Annapolis, Maryland
    This hotel dates back to 1772, and is the oldest continuously operated hotel in the country. And, according to staff and guests, it may just be the most haunted as well. Visitors and employees at the inn have reported cold spots, the scent of perfume, ghostly voices, disembodied footsteps and...
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    EHP Rating: 86.7

    Bienvenue House Bed and Breakfast

    Saint Martinville, Louisiana
    Built in 1830, the inn is said to be the site of the murder of a former innkeeper, Isabel Robertson, and her invalid daughter Belle. At least one of them is said to haunt the place. Some say Belle's bell, which she used to call for help, can be heard ringing from her room. Also, objects move and...
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