The Most Haunted Hotels in America [VIDEO]
Ever sit in a hotel room around 2:00 AM and just feel uneasy? Not due to poor service or maybe personal stress, but perhaps the feeling that someone other than yourself is sitting in the room with you? Maybe the floors creek or the remote isn't where you left it. Yeah, we've all been there! I ran across a story listing the five most haunted hotels in America in case you're unaware of possible paranormal activity in your bedroom on your next travels!
According to Yahoo.com's Kerri Fivecoat-Campbell, coming in as the fifth most haunted hotel in America, the Hotel De Coronado in San Diego, CA. Rumor has it, that Kate Morgan waited at the hotel for five days anxiously waiting the arrival of the love of her life. When he never came, Kate was found dead at the bottom of the stair case. Despite the death taking place in 1882, some say that Kate can be spotted playing harmless pranks from time to time.
Fourth on the list, The Myrtles Plantation in St. Francisville, LA. They make no bones about it, their website even states they are "One of America's Most Haunted Homes". The story tells of Chloe, a lady who was eavesdropping on her lover's private conversations. When caught, she had her ear severed by a sword. To prove herself, she baked a poisoned cake in hopes of nursing the family back to health. Instead, the wife and two children died. Chloe was hung from the chandelier and to this day there is rumor she still appears in photographs taken in that room.
Next up as the third most haunted hotel in America, The Brown Palace Hotel and Spa in Denver, CO. Built in 1892, many big name guests have stayed overnight. Presidents, The Beatles, socialites, etc. Louise Crawford Hill, a socialite , lived at the hotel in the thirties. During the ghost tours at the hotel, the front desk clerk reports getting calls from room 904, where Hill once stayed. Not too strange - unless you consider the fact that those floors were under renovations at the time and all wires were stripped.
The Buxton Inn, Granville, OH. have a few owners that do not advertise their dwelling as haunted but word of mouth from guests have moved the Inn up to number two on the list of The Most Haunted Hotels in America. Marjorie Buxton, owner from 1865-1902 can be spotted in the building according to rumors. In my opinion, if a hotel isn't advertised as being haunted and it still makes it all the way up to number two as one of the most haunted hotels in America, there must be some serious activity happening to the guests that say here. Road trip anyone?
Ranked as the most haunted hotel in America according to Yahoo.com's Kerri Fivecoat-Campbell's article, The 1886 Crescent Hotel and Spa in Eureka Springs, AK., has even had TAPS (Ghost Hunters) investigate their hotel. According to Campbell, "on the 4th floor in which Dr. Baker, who wasn't actually a doctor, lived when he converted the hotel to a cancer hospital. Under his care in the 1930s and 40s, it is thought that nearly 300 residents died there. Baker, along with some of his patients and nurses, have reportedly been seen roaming the halls as ghosts. One patient has been seen numerous times fumbling for her keys outside of room 419." - just one of the ghost stories that can be told about this hotel. Under the "attractions" tab on the hotel website, you can find the ghost stories and tour ticket information. Check out the video!
So, what is the most haunted place you have stayed at? Any good ghost stories?