With an old morgue in the basement it’s no surprise The 1886 Crescent Hotel in Eureka Springs, AR is known to be America’s most haunted hotel. Inhabited by at least eight wraiths including a young girl who jumped from the roof, a nurse who worked in the morgue, an Irish stonemason who slipped off the roof to his death…and many more.
A bloody past as a Civil War hospital gives The Gettysburg Hotel in Gettysburg, PA its fair share of spectral guests. A ghostly nurse named Rachel moans about caring for wounded soldiers, then upturns guests’ suitcases looking for supplies. Another ghost dances in the hotel's ballroom, while the spirit of fallen Union soldier James Culbertson still marches the halls.
A spirit heartbroken for all eternity haunts The Historic National Hotel in Jamestown, CA. Bride-to-be Flo checked in to meet her fiancé. However, upon his arrival Henry was killed in a fight. Later that night Flo was found dead in her room, her heart apparently stopped with grief. Today her ghost roams the second floor, slamming doors and tossing guest’s clothes out of their suitcases.
The fifth floor of the Hotel Galvez in Galveston, TX belongs to a lovesick ghost bride who hung herself from the hotel’s turret after learning her fiancé was lost at sea. Sadly, her fiancé returned alive but too late and now her tormented spirit can never check out. Staff and guests report slamming doors, apparitions, equipment malfunctions and eerie lights in the hotel turret.
The Vinoy Renaissance in St. Petersburg, FL has an eerie past that continues to haunt it. Guests tell of lights flickering and faucets turning on and off in their rooms. In a more sinister turn, some guests have been held down in their sleep or have awoken to find their locked, chained doors opened by someone. Or something.
Welcome to The Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, CO, the inspiration behind Stephen King’s novel The Shining. It has everything for the true ghost hunter – from supernatural parties in the ballroom, to a guest killed in a gas explosion still haunting room 217. If that’s not enough to spook you, spectral children can be seen and heard playing in the hotel’s hallways.
Formerly Miss Mary Lake's School For Girls, the Queen Anne Hotel in San Francisco, CA is haunted by the ghost of a headmistress who refuses to quit. Guests have seen Mary’s reflection in a mirror and felt hot and cold spots in her suite, Room 410. Mary also likes to tuck weary travelers into bed. Very firmly.