The Holbrooke Hotel has a lot of history and a lot of famous former guests. From Ulysses S. Grant to Mark Twain this place did not suffer from a lack of swanky clientele. There are a variety of ghostly rumors that surround this place that was also home to some misfortune and misery, including one unfortunate gambler who slit his own throat with a straight razor in one of the rooms. Several different full-body apparitions appear throughout the hotel and people claim to hear a variety of ghostly noises, including children playing and rattling and banging noises coming from one of the women’s bathrooms.
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- 212 West Main Street
Grass Valley CA 95945
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- 39.2191889, -121.06357500000001
- Nevada County, California
- Nearest Towns:
- Grass Valley, CA (0.1 mi.)
Nevada City, CA (3.9 mi.)
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Alta Sierra, CA (5.4 mi.)
Penn Valley, CA (7.0 mi.)
Lake Wildwood, CA (7.4 mi.)
Colfax, CA (10.1 mi.)
North San Juan, CA (10.6 mi.)
Dutch Flat, CA (12.1 mi.)
Lake of the Pines, CA (12.4 mi.)
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