Do you like horror stories? Meet these haunted hotels where you can experience a terrifying adventure.
ROOSEVELT HOTEL, UNITED STATES
In the Hollywood Roosevelt hotel you will see more celebrities than anywhere else. For example, Marilyn Monroe stayed here for two years while making his first steps as a model. Some guests say they have seen his spirit roaming the building. It is also common to see the actor Montgomery Clift (well, his spirit) playing trombone.
STANLEY HOTEL, UNITED STATES
The Overlook of Stephen King horror novel The Shining hotel is inspired by the Stanley Hotel in Colorado. It is believed that the founder of the hotel and co-inventor of the Stanley Steamer steam car, FO Stanley and his wife Flora playing haunting tunes on the piano ballroom.
CHELSEA HOTEL, UNITED STATES
Not often have many famous spirits in one place, but this is precisely the situation in the Hotel Chelsea in New York. Among his “ghost” population are Dylan Thomas (who died of pneumonia in a room in 1953) and Sid Vicious (who stabbed his girlfriend Nancy Spungeon in 1978). It is also believed that the ghost of novelist Thomas Wolfe lives on the eighth floor.
HOTEL QUEEN MARY, USA
The Queen Mary became famous for “haunted ship” because of its numerous tragedies, including a collapse that left several casualties. This popular transatlantic boat was able to bring several dignitaries and celebrities. When he stopped sailing the seas, the Queen Mary became a floating hotel. Several people have died on board over the years and it is believed that their spirits haunt the corridors.
RUSSELL HOTEL, AUSTRALIA
The Russell Hotel in Sydney, served as a hospital during the lethal outbreaks of smallpox and bubonic plague, and then became a pension and shelter for sailors. It is believed that the room number 8 is haunted by one of these sailors. Several employees say they have heard footsteps on the wooden floors in the middle of the night.
Hotel Burchianti, ITALY
Hotel guests haunted Burchianti in Florence, need not fear if you hear a noise in the middle of the night and see the spirit of a maid cleaning the room. Several guests say they felt a strange presence thus feel a cold breath before him or see the ghost of a girl jumping down the hall or an old woman knitting in a chair.
FAIRMONT BANFF SPRINGS, CANADA
Both guests and hotel employees say I have run into the ghost of old buttons Sam Macauley, who loved both the hotel and continued working there even after death. Another ghost staying at the hotel is a young bride who died on their wedding day on site. Although management denies that there is any kind of paranormal activity, stories about ghostly encounters abound.
Ballygally Castle Hotel, NORTHERN IRELAND
Isobella Shaw, the former Lady of the Castle in 1625, was locked in her room by her husband after giving birth to her son. Isobella died after falling from the window while trying to escape. It is believed that still wanders the castle looking for the son who was taken away.
GRAND HYATT, TAIWAN
It is rumored that Grand Hyatt was built on a field of prisoners and site of executions during World War II. Here there are many paranormal encounters: apparently, even the actor Jackie Chan ran out of his suite in the middle of the night after seeing a ghost. It is believed that managers desperate to this situation, resorted to feng shui experts to ward off spirits.
HOTEL DEL CORONADO, USA
This landmark hotel has more than a century and has its fair share of paranormal encounters. Part of the 1408 film John Cusack is inspired by a series of true stories about research parapsychologist Christopher Chacon of one of the most famous haunted rooms.
HOTEL OF THE PRISON Karosta, LATVIA
This military jail used to be harboring Nazis and Soviets, which was immortalized at several graffiti of those who were prisoners there. Hotel guests generally share their room with the spirit of a woman who hanged himself in the place after learning that her fiancé had been executed on the spot.
HOTEL MYSTAYS AKASAKA, JAPAN
The spirits that reside in MyStays, formerly the mansion week Akasaka, in the district of Akasaka (photo) Tokyo, generate an incredible level of activity. It is known that no make horror movies like the Japanese and those staying at the hotel they will soon understand where filmmakers are inspired.
Dragsholm Slot, DENMARK
The Dragsholm Slot, a castle of the XII century, is one of the oldest buildings in Denmark and in it reside three ghosts: the Earl of Bothwell, the lady in white and gray lady. James Hepburn, fourth Earl of Bothwell, third husband and Mary, Queen of Scots, died here. Since then, there are already several visitors who have seen the count riding accompanied by the sound of his horse through the cobblestone courtyard.
THE LANGHAM, UK
It is believed that several ghosts inhabit this London hotel, including a doctor who killed his wife and himself and a German prince who jumped from the fourth floor window. Room 333 should be reporting more activity around the hotel, as both the prince and other ghosts visit it frequently.