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10 Haunted Hotels Around the World 

By Lakshya Kaushik

January 15, 2024

Have you ever wondered if ghosts are real? Some people believe that spirits of the dead can linger in places where they lived or died.

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We're going on a tour of 10 haunted hotels with real ghost stories that will send shivers down your spine!

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Stanley Hotel in Colorado inspired Stephen King's book The Shining. He stayed in room 217. He dreamed about scary kid ghosts roaming the halls. Guests say kid laugh and footsteps can still be heard.

The Stanley Hotel, Colorado, United States

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Built in 1888 right by the ocean. A woman named Kate Morgan checked in 1892. Then she died there in mysterious way. Is Kate's ghost still at the hotel today?

Hotel del Coronado, California, United States

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This mountain resort hotel is said to be haunted by the ghost of a jilted bride. Guests report hearing crying, seeing apparitions in wedding dresses, and feeling a cold presence.

The Omni Grove Park Inn, Asheville, North Carolina

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Queen Mary ship is now a hotel in California. It was used in World War 2. Many soldiers died on this ship. Some guests have seen sailor ghosts or heard screams at night.

Queen Mary Ship, California, USA

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The Crescent Hotel in Arkansas was once a fake hospital. The doctor hurt people instead of healing. Some died there. Now people report seeing doctor and patient ghosts in the halls or feeling chills.

The Crescent Hotel, Arkansas, USA

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Myrtles Plantation in Louisiana dates back to 1796. A slave named Chloe poisoned some owners kids. Now people say you can see those kids ghosts playing on the veranda.

 The Myrtles Plantation, Louisiana, USA

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The Savoy Hotel in India opened in 1902. But its builder died a sudden mysterious death. His ghost enjoys talking or even dancing with unlucky female guests late at night.

The Savoy Hotel, Uttarakhand, India

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The Russell Hotel in Australia is from 1870s. A sailor died after a fight there. People say he still haunts room 8, banging on walls and turning lights on and off.

The Russell Hotel, Sydney, Australia

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The Langham in London has been around since 1865. Room 333 is haunted by a man who threw himself out a window there. He likes to play tricks and make noise to scare people away.

The Langham Hotel, London, UK

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The Fairmont Banff Springs hotel in the Canadian Rocky Mountains opened in 1888. A family was murdered there in room 873. Guests report children crying or the feeling of a small hand grabbing theirs outside the room.

The Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel, Alberta, Canada

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This notorious hotel has been the site of many tragic events, including suicides and murders.

Cecil Hotel, Los Angeles, California, USA

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