Despite the prevalence of TV ghost hunting, most people never see a ghost in their life. This is why the haunted hotel is so enticing, as these accommodations claim that multiple visitors have witnessed paranormal activity; from voices to visions to mysterious movements in the night. Most of these hotels are from the 19th century or before and feature hunting expeditions as well as overnight stays.
Ghost Hotels
The Clown  
Motel
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On the side of the Main Street of Tonopah in Nevada lies Clown Motel right next to the Old Tonopah Cemetery. This hotel owes its name to the central theme of the hotel – Clowns. Leona and Leroy David built this hotel in 1985. Their father was a clown collector, …
Accommodation types: Ghost   Movie
Location: Tonopah  USA  North America
Tulloch  
Castle Hotel
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The Tulloch Castle Hotel is what is left of the 12th century, Tulloch Castle. Many original features are retained in the hotel, like the castle’s walls, the Great Hall, fireplaces, and ceilings. Many years ago, only a Chief of the Clan or Laird could stay in such a prominent castle, …
Accommodation types: Castle   Ghost   Nature
Q Station  
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After pulling-off the typical European trick of killing thousands of native people with infectious diseases, early settlers in Australia set up a quarantine station in Sydney. The Q –Station housed all new immigrants to Australia for 40 days and functioned from 1830-1984. Much of the area and buildings have been …
Accommodation types: Ghost   Industrial
Location: Sydney  Australia  Oceania
The Jane  
Hotel
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In 1908 if you were a tired seadog taking a well-earned shore leave, you would stay in the Seaman's Relief Centre. Immature snickers aside, the building was built by the famous architect William A Boring and is a fine example of turn of the century neoclassicism. It once housed the …
Accommodation types: Capsule   Ghost   Traditional
Location: New York  USA  North America
Karosta Prison  
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Unchanged since Tsarist Russia, for 100 years this prison served to brutalize those who fell foul of the Tsar and Communist Party. The place is said to be haunted. Perhaps you feel brave enough to take their tour. Just don’t blame your captors… I mean hosts when you see a …
Accommodation types: Ghost   Hostel   Jail   Soviet
Location: Liepaja  Latvia  East Europe