Top 10 Haunted Hotels in the U.S.

Top 10 Haunted Hotels in the U.S.

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1) Provincial Hotel
ProvincialPart of this hotel, located in the French Quarter at 1024 Chartres Street, was once a Confederate hospital. In that part of the building, maids have reported seeing confederate soldiers and surgeons of the era. There are also reports of blood stains appearing and disappearing mysteriously on bedding in some rooms. There's even a report that once, as the elevator door opened onto the second floor, the entire hospital was in view.
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2) Hotel Del Coronado
HotelDelThe Hotel del Coronado is a luxury hotel in the City of Coronado, just across the San Diego Bay from San Diego, California. It is one of the few surviving examples of an American architectural genre: the wooden Victorian beach resort. The hotel is located immediately behind the beach, facing the Pacific Ocean. It is the largest beach resort on the North American Pacific Coast.
A famous resident of the hotel is the purported ghost of Kate Morgan. In 1892, she checked into room 302 (then 3312, now 3327), to meet with her estranged husband Tom, but he never arrived. She was found dead on the steps going to the beach six days later. The case was declared a suicide, but forensic evidence processed more than a century later revealed she was shot.
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3)Stanley Hotel
StanleyThe Stanley Hotel is a 138-room Georgian hotel in Estes Park, Colorado. Located within sight of the Rocky Mountain National Park, the Stanley offers panoramic views of the Rockies.
In addition to its regular guests, the hotel is reported to play host to a number of otherworldly visitors. The most notable is F.O. Stanley himself who is most often seen in the lobby and the Billiard Room, which was his favorite room when he was still alive. On one such occasion, he was said to have appeared during a tour group’s visit to the Billiard Room, materializing behind a member of the tour. Bartenders at the old hotel also report having seen F.O. stroll through the bar, disappearing when they try to cut him off at the kitchen.
The neoclassical hotel was the inspiration for the fictional Overlook Hotel in Stephen King's novel The Shining. While he and his wife were staying at the Stanley, King conceived the basic idea for the novel.
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4)Le Pavilion Hotel
LePavillonBuilt in 1907, Le Pavillon New Orleans Hotel is a member of Historic Hotels of America and maintains membership in the Leading Hotels of the World. It is located at 833 Poydras Street in downtown New Orleans.
 At least four ghosts have been identified enjoying the hospitality of Le Pavilion Hotel. The hotel hired professional paranormal investigators at one point to identify the ghosts.

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5)Heathman Hotel
HeathmanCompleted in 1927, the Heathman Hotel was replete with details evoking the Italian Renaissance and opened to reviews heralding its "surprising beauty" and a restaurant that was named the "finest in the city". Oregon Governor I.L. Patterson and Mayor George Baker joined owner, George Heathman, for a formal debut on December 17th, and radio station KOIN’s studios featured a live band and orchestral pieces.
Ask old-timers about ghosts at the Heathman Hotel in Portland, Ore., and they will all eventually mention Room 703. During a visit in 1999, a celebrity psychic staying in room 803 claimed to see a ghost at the end of her bed. “The hauntings have all taken place in the column of rooms between 303 and 1003. My theory is that someone once jumped to their death and is haunting the rooms he passed on the way down,” said the psychic, Char.

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6)Carolina Inn
CarolinainnRecognized as one of America's "cultural resources worthy of preservation," The Carolina Inn is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
From the day it opened in 1924, the Inn has played an important role in the life of the University of North Carolina and the Chapel Hill community. And it has long been one of the most popular sites in North Carolina for special events, weddings, business meetings, and academic conferences.
Local legend has it that the ghost of Carolina professor and longtime inn resident William Jacocks has steadfastly retained his rights to room 252, long after his death, to taunt its future occupants.

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7)Sagamore Hotel
SagaThe Sagamore in Bolton Landing has had reports of haunting since the 1950's. This hotel has been in Bolton Landing for more than 100 years. Guests and staff have reported three different apparitions. A small boy, a woman in white, and a couple of lovers have been seen.
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8)Cresent Hotel
CresentThe 1886 Crescent Hotel and Spa has a rich and fascinating history. Read about some of the earliest accounts from these stories taken from the Eureka Springs Times Echo, one of Eureka Springs' early newspapers which is still in existence today and some fascinating information on Dr. Norman Baker, one time owner of the Crescent Hotel who ran a "Cancer Hospital" in his "Castle in the Air".
Millions have now seen the incredible footage of the full-size male paranormal apparition caught on thermographic videotape by the Sci-Fi Channel's “Ghost Hunters.” Thousands more have actually visited “the morgue” where it was “captured.” And during October, a few can have the opportunity to sleep in these lower-level series of rooms that are said to be one of the most active areas here in “America's Most Haunted Hotel,” The 1886 Crescent Hotel and Spa.
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9)Ramada Plaza Hotel
RamadaThe Ramada Plaza Hotel is a historical landmark hotel in the heart of downtown Fond du Lac, Wisconsin within walking distance of shopping, entertainment and restaurants.
Rumor has it that Walter Schoreder (past owner) was murdered on the property and haunts the hotel. He likes to turn on the faucets, lights, bangs on the walls, screams, and people report seeing his apparition.

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10)Queen Mary Hotel
QueenmaryAfter her retirement in 1967, she steamed to Long Beach, California on the west coast of the United States, where she is now permanently moored as a tourist attraction. From 1980 to 1993, the Queen Mary was accompanied by Howard Hughes' Spruce Goose, which was located in a large dome nearby (the dome is used by Carnival Cruise Lines as a ship terminal as well as a soundstage).
Ghosts have been reported on board only after she reached California. Many areas are rumored to be haunted. Reports of hearing little children crying in the nursery room, actually used as the third-class playroom, and a mysterious splash noise in the drained first-class swimming pool are cited. In 1966, 18-year-old fireman John Pedder was crushed by a watertight door in the engine room during a drill, and his ghost is said to haunt the ship.
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