Water Street Hotel

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Located in the historic H.D. Hill building in downtown Port Townsend, this hotel has had it’s fair share of haunted activity. There have been many cases of people taking pictures of orbs as well as several sightings of men in top hats walking the halls at night only to wall right into and through a wall. Strange sounds in the lobby area at night have also been heard by the staff as well as guests staying at the hotel. There are at least 3 confirmed deaths that have taken place in this building at reports that one of the dead still wonders around the building.

(Submitted by Grymm Dupp)

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Geographic Information

635 Water St
Port Townshend, WA
United States

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48.1151637, -122.7540022
Jefferson County, Washington
Nearest Towns:
Port Townsend, WA (0.3 mi.)
Marrowstone, WA (5.2 mi.)
Port Hadlock-Irondale, WA (5.9 mi.)
Coupeville, WA (7.9 mi.)
Camano, WA (11.2 mi.)
Freeland, WA (12.8 mi.)
Blyn, WA (13.3 mi.)
Oak Harbor, WA (13.3 mi.)
Port Ludlow, WA (13.5 mi.)
Jamestown, WA (15.4 mi.)


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  1. I stayed at this hotel two weeks ago and am almost positive I experienced a haunting. About 30 minutes after I turned off the lights, I began to hear some noises and movement. Then I heard a sound beside my bed and my phone charger and the lamp plugged into the same outlet were unplugged. There was nothing near that outlet so I’m not sure how they could have come unplugged on their own. My bed was right by the door and I saw a tall, hazy outline of a figure. I stayed up a lot of the night but only had this one experience. My next night in the hotel was uneventful and I enjoyed my stay. However, I am convinced that there was a haunting that took place my first night.

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