Haunted Places in Metairie, Louisiana



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    Los Catrachos - Odin's Inn

    Metairie, Louisiana

    Ghost sightings in mirrors, cold spots and eerie footsteps are all reported at the hotel.


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    Metairie Cemetery

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    Founded in 1872, this well-known cemetery is the final resting place of 9 Lousiana governors, 7 mayors of New Orleans, and 3 Confederate generals. Singer Louis Prima also is buried here. Some of the gravesites here are said to house restless haunts. In addition to living sightseers, the cemetery is ...


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    Odd Fellows Rest

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    Even if it weren't haunted this cemetery would be worth seeing due to the ambiance of an old gothic style cemetery falling into ruin.


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    The Haunted Mortuary

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    2.7 miles from Metairie, LA

    The Haunted Mortuary is a haunted attraction that began its life as a Victorian mansion, built in 1872 by Mary Slattery. In 1928, PJ McMahon purchased the property to turn it into a giant funeral business, which performed some 20,000 funerals occurred here over the years. So the story goes, ...


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    1928 South Carrollton Avenue

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    2.7 miles from Metairie, LA

    The story of this home's haunting comes from Victor C. Klein's book, "New Orleans Ghosts" (1996). The activity here was first reported in the early 1970s, when an owner decided to redo the basement. He hired a crew of workmen to complete the task, but they left early ...


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    Southern Nights Bed and Breakfast

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    2.8 miles from Metairie, LA

    Witnesses here have noted that doors open and close by themselves, disembodied footsteps and whispering can be heard, and cold and hot spots can be felt. Reports are conflicting as to whether the inn is still in operation.


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    Holt Cemetery

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    2.8 miles from Metairie, LA

    This 1879, predominately in-ground cemetery was used to buried the poorest folk, many of whom passed away in violent circumstances. It is said that visitors can feel the sad souls who linger here.


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    Mona Lisa Lane

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    3.4 miles from Metairie, LA

    Mona Lisa Lane is near Popp's Fountain, in the southwest corner of City Park. Local legend has it that in the early 1900s, a wealthy philanthropist provided the city with a large collection of statues, with the condition that one of them in particular be given preferential treatment and must ...


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    918 Solomon Place

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    3.4 miles from Metairie, LA

    This unassuming little home is featured in Victor C. Klein's book "New Orleans Ghosts."  It is said that for a time in the late 1970s the home was riddled with paranormal activity. Voices, footsteps and menacing presences were constant in the home, to the point that the new homeowners ...


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    Falling Bricks of Cherokee Street

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    3.5 miles from Metairie, LA

    This is an odd one from "Ghost Stories of Old New Orleans," a 1946 classic by Jeanne deLavigne. A crotchety old man named Abner White lived in this neighborhood, and he constantly terrorized the local children - in one case he even physically attacked a young girl named Ollie ...


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    St. Louis Cemetery No. 1

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    5.2 miles from Metairie, LA

    Voodoo Priestess Marie Laveau is buried here. A crow said to watch over her grave is believed to be inhabited by her spirit.


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    The Columns Hotel

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    5.2 miles from Metairie, LA

    This 1883 hotel is reportedly home to 3 entities: A well-dressed gentleman who acts as a sort of ghost host, a lady in white who has been seen floating in the ballroom and garden, and a little girl who haunts the area near the third-floor balcony.


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    Ernie K-Doe’s Mother-In-Law Lounge

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    5.2 miles from Metairie, LA

    This bar is said to be haunted by former owner Ernie K-Doe and his wife. K-Doe was an R&B singer who once had a hit record called “Mother-in-Law.” He passed away in 2001, and his widow Antoinette ran the place until her death in 2009--but as reports say, they never ...


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    Le Pavillon Hotel

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    5.3 miles from Metairie, LA

    The long history of haunts here includes Adda (also called Ava or Eva), a teary teenager who has been seen in the main entrance and lobby. She is said to have been killed by a runaway carriage, and her ghost walks up to guests and, before vanishing, says "Pardon me, ...


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    Site of the Laveau House

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    5.4 miles from Metairie, LA

    Famed Creole Voodoo practitioner Marie Laveau (1794–1881), multi-racial daughter of a white planter and a French Creole woman, lived on this site during part of her life. Her ghost is said to frequent the place, still performing her ritual ceremonies. The cottage that currently stands on the site is not ...


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    Prince Conti Hotel

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    5.4 miles from Metairie, LA

    Reportedly haunted by a former Madame whose ghost can be seen in the bar area.


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    Dauphine Orleans Hotel

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    5.4 miles from Metairie, LA

    At this hotel, which has some buildings dating back to the early 1700s, you may see apparitions of Civil War soldiers and ladies of the evening from the location's bordello days. One spirit is seen in just a quick glimpse as she dances across the courtyard.


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    Dauphine Orleans Hotel

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    5.4 miles from Metairie, LA

    At this hotel, which has some buildings dating back to the early 1700s, you may see apparitions of Civil War soldiers and ladies of the evening from the location's bordello days. One spirit is seen in just a quick glimpse as she dances across the courtyard.


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    The Alibi

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    5.4 miles from Metairie, LA

    At this late-night hangout, patrons can choose from 150 different kinds of beer. Odd things have been reported here, such as knives flying off the bar and shadowy figures. Rumor has it that a man was stabbed to death on the premises years ago, and other stories tell of ghosts ...


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    Creole House - Inn on St. Ann

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    5.4 miles from Metairie, LA

    A Creole House, part of the Inn on St. Ann, is an 1830s 30-room hotel said to be home to a ghost folks call Knobby, nicknamed so for his habit of removing doorknobs. He haunts the second floor, and doorknobs he tinkers with can't be made to stay on by ...


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    Bombay Club

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    5.4 miles from Metairie, LA

    At this restaurant and bar that serves more than 115 types of martini, a ghostly madame from a former nearby red light district as been known to appear in the dining room.


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    Arnaud's Restaurant

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    5.4 miles from Metairie, LA

    This restaurant serves up classic Creole fare, and perhaps a ghost or two as well. "Count" Arnaud Cazenave himself is said to look over his place from the afterlife. He has been known to rearrange the silverware or the bar setup to his liking. The restaurant's Mardi Gras Museum is ...


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    Audubon Cottages

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    5.4 miles from Metairie, LA

    In Cottages 2 and 4, folks have reported unexplained voices and felt something tug at their feet in the night. Spirits of Conferedate soldiers have been seen in the courtyard, and staff have noticed that when he is around, the radios tune themselves to country music.


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    New Orleans Courtyard Hotel

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    5.4 miles from Metairie, LA

    At this historic hotel, guests have reported hearing parties going on in rooms that are vacant.


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    La Louisiane

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    5.4 miles from Metairie, LA

    La Louisiane is now an event venue, but was once a hotel and restaurant. It is said to be haunted by Mrs. LeDoux, widow of a former owner in the 1800s. Other ghosts here include Louis Bézaudun and his wife Ann, who wears black and smells of French perfume.


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    Old Absinthe House

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    5.4 miles from Metairie, LA

    Witnesses have seen the ghost of Jean Lafitte here, and occasionally, they say, he even gives parties. Laughter and carousing can be heard, chairs and dishes move, and objects fly about the room, but nothing of the spirits can be seen, although misty shadows and strange noises are said to ...


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    St. Pierre Hotel

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    5.4 miles from Metairie, LA

    Ghosts who roam here include a Civil War Confederate soldier who hangs out in the slave quarters, and a middle-aged civilian man. Witnesses have reported such strange happenings as objects that move by themselves and TVs that change channels on their own.


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    The Olivier House Hotel

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    5.4 miles from Metairie, LA

    Two spirits are known to reside in this hotel, and have been witnessed for more than 30 years. One is a Confederate soldier, and the other is a woman wearing an antebellum dress. Rooms 104, 106, and 216 are said to be the most often haunted.


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    Hermann-Grima House

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    5.4 miles from Metairie, LA

    This house, now a historic museum and shop, is said to be haunted by friendly ghosts. The apparitions seem happy with the renovations on their abode and have been known to scent the air with rose and lavender fragrances. They also may light the fireplace on cold mornings.


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    Gardette LePretre House

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    5.5 miles from Metairie, LA

    A famous ghost story around these parts, the Sultan's Ghost is the tale of a grisly mass murder, and it took place in this 1836 house. A Turkish renter in the 1870s was rumored to keep a harem here, which he created by kidnapping women and torturing them into submission. ...


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    Gallier Hall

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    5.5 miles from Metairie, LA

    The ghosts of Union soldiers and General Benjamin “The Beast” Butler have been seen on the hall's steps. Also, during the Bacchus Mardi Gras parade, a fatal stabbing that occurred in 1972 has been known to replay very realistically, as it happened near the Gallier Hall.


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    Hotel Monteleone

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    5.5 miles from Metairie, LA

    Even the elevator is haunted in this historic hotel - like something out of The Twilight Zone, it may stop on the wrong floor and opens to reveal ghost children playing in chilly hallways. More than 12 spirits are said to be here, including children who love to play hide-and-seek. ...


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    Brennan's

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    5.5 miles from Metairie, LA

    The place closed in June 2013, but it was said to be haunted by a recent in the building's past. A man named Lefleur who made funeral arrangements, then went home and killed his wife and son before hanging himself in the Red Room. Apparitions, cold spots and feelings of ...


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    Castle Inn

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    5.5 miles from Metairie, LA

    There are differing reports as to whether the Castle Inn is still open as a bed-and-breakfast or is now a privately owned home. The 1891 inn is said to be haunted by two ghosts. One is a carriage driver who long ago accidentally set a fire here, and perished in ...


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    Cafe Beignet

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    5.5 miles from Metairie, LA

    The ghost of a Native American woman is said to materialize here in the evenings. Witnesses say she has been known to vanish by walking through the walls.


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    711 Bourbon Heat

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    5.5 miles from Metairie, LA

    This bar and club at the site of the historic Tricou House is said to be haunted by Dr. Tricou’s niece Penelope, who long ago fell down the stairs to her death. Her apparition has been seen by many patrons, and the nightspot has been featured on several TV shows.


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    Antoine's Restaurant

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    5.5 miles from Metairie, LA

    Serving fine French-Creole cuisine since 1840, this restaurant may also serve up a ghost or two, to those with a sharp eye. Antoine Alciatore and his family are said to watch over the restaurant in spirit.


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    Hotel Maison De Ville

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    5.5 miles from Metairie, LA

    The ghost of a soldier has been seen in cottage 4, and folks here say he doesn't like classical music. The hotel turns on classical music in the guest rooms to greet the guests, but the soldier's ghost has been known to repeatedly change it to a country music station.


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    Avenue Plaza Resort

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    5.5 miles from Metairie, LA

    Folks say that the ghostly Civil War POWs, the spirit piano player and the mysterious spectral lady who reside at the Ashley House next door may send some of their tricks in the direction of this resort. Lights flicker and the doors have been known to close by themselves.


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    Preservation Hall

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    5.5 miles from Metairie, LA

    The ghosts of old-time jazz musicians are supposed to linger at their favorite haunt--er, no pun intended. Witnesses have seen the ghostly musicians playing saxes and trombones, and the floor is said to creak when the spirits are afoot.


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    Morro Castle

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    5.5 miles from Metairie, LA

    This building has a number of stories connected to it - but alas, all of them have been proved false. One said the house was built to quarter the Spanish troops of King Carlos IV of Spain, and hence it is sometimes known as the old Spanish barracks. ...


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    Yo Mama's Bar and Grill

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    5.5 miles from Metairie, LA

    This bar is said to be haunted by Mr. Green, who owned the tailor shop formerly located here. Witnesses on the bar staff have seen a ghost with rope burns around his neck at the bar. Mr. Green also has been known to play pool, moving the balls around on ...


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    The Jimani

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    5.5 miles from Metairie, LA

    On June 24, 1973, someone set fire to the gay bar Jimani Lounge, killing 32 men. Sadly, some victims' bodies were never claimed, as family members were embarrassed. The case was never solved. Since then, folks at the bar now occupying the same space have seen apparitions of charred bodies ...


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    Bourbon Street

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    5.5 miles from Metairie, LA

    Anyone who doesn't know that New Orleans is haunted, shouldn't be on a ghost site in the first place. All of it flooded with history and tragedy and death, stroll down Bourbon Street and just see what there is to see.


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    Pat O'Brien's

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    5.5 miles from Metairie, LA

    At this bar, footsteps have been heard in the empty attic and objects are said to move on their own. The entire third floor and the stairway up to the second-floor ladies' room are said to make patrons and employees feel uneasy.


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    The Old Coffeepot Restaurant

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    5.5 miles from Metairie, LA

    This restaurant is said to be huanted by Dr. Xavier Deschamps, a dentist who was known to use hypnotism as an anesthetic and conduct seances for fun. It is said that he believed the spirits of the dead would lead him to lost treasures. So the story goes, the dentist ...


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    Crescent City Books - 204 Chartres

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    5.5 miles from Metairie, LA

    Before Crescent City Books moved to its new location, 230 Chartres St., it stood here. Folks say theh ghosts of children played on the building's second and third floors. Now this building is reported to be vacant.


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    The Court of Two Sisters

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    5.5 miles from Metairie, LA

    At this restaurant that serves spicy Creole cuisine with the music to match, the two sisters themselves, Emma and Bertha Camors, are said to watch over their patrons. The nigh-inseparable sisters Emma and Bertha were born in 1858 and 1860, respectively, and died within two months of each other in ...


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    The Pontchartrain

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    5.6 miles from Metairie, LA

    Reported to be haunted by a variety of apparitions, but we don't currently have any more detail than that. Know more? Let us know via the comments section at the bottom of this page!


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    Bourbon Orleans Hotel

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    5.6 miles from Metairie, LA

    Numerous ghosts are reported to haunt the Bourbon Orleans Hotel. A confederate soldier is said to roam the halls as well as the ghosts of nuns and children who died during the yellow fever epidemic when the hotel was being used as an orphanage. It is also claimed that ...


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