The Historic Anchorage Hotel – the oldest hotel in Anchorage – is haunted by a wide variety of different ghosts, such as the young girl who roams the halls of the second floor. The TVs in rooms 215 and 217 TV turn on and off by themselves. The bathtub and sink faucets run on their own. Employees have reported the sound of footsteps descending the stairs even when the hotel is empty, and many of them have witnessed the apparition of a man near the stairs.
The Grant Corner Inn located in Santa Fe, New Mexico was built in 1905. Rooms 4, 8, and the hallway on the second floor are the main areas that have paranormal activity. Known happenings include footsteps, slamming doors, and the apparition of a grayish man.
The Beaumont Hotel’s history is unknown, other than the fact that a cowboy was murdered in the halls of the top floor. Now, his spirit haunts the hotel, patrolling the area he was killed.
The Granity Hotel is located in the small town of Granity, New Zealand, but it made a good place for the coal-miners to stay during the 1890s. A fire broke out in Room 16, killing six people, including one young man who now haunts the place. His glowing figure has been seen standing by the doorway, then it disappears back into the room.
There have been cases where the sheets have been pulled off the beds, and continue to do so even after the sleeping guest has awoken. While the source of the haunting is unknown, it is known that the experience is unforgettable. The room with the most activity is located in the corner.
Best Western Montparnasse, located in Paris France, has had reports of visitors awakening from bizarre dreams only to see a bright blue misty hand and arm grabbing at their face directly above them.
Yun Shan Fan Dian, a hotel in Chengde, China, is haunted by a man in western-style clothing (he is believed to be European or American) and a woman in an ancient empress dress. They, among others dressed in ancient Chinese clothing, are known to wanted at the end of the eighth story corridor, looking from the balcony.
Years ago, a murder-suicide involving a guest and a chef took place at the Buma Inn in Beijing, China. The chef had poisoned one guest’s meal for no real reason, then stabbed himself. The ghost of the guest haunts the inn in search of his killer. Most activity occurs at night.
The Mission Inn is a fancy hotel located in Riverside, California. Being an older hotel, it has been described as “spooky” by those who have visited and seen it. Featuring an Olympic-sized pool and a fitness center for visitors, it entertains more than just the living.
The Blue Coat Inn is believed to have been built some time during the 1770s. The inn is haunted by two men from the Revolutionary War; one of them, an elderly man, is thought to be Colonel John Haslett, while the other is a drummer boy under his command.
Addy Sea Inn is a quaint bed and breakfast built with thirteen rooms in 1902 by John M. Addy. John’s rambunctious son, Kurty, was on the roof one way when he slipped and fell to his death. Disembodied footsteps can be heard shuffling across the top of the building. A number of other spirits reside in the building. The copper bathtub in Room 1 is known to shake or vibrate vigorously for no apparent reason. Eerie organ music plays in Room 6 though no one is playing the instrument. Paul Dulaney, a famous swimmer who worked as the Addy family handyman, haunts Room 11 the third floor. Other odd happenings include a spirit who runs through the hallways at night, the mysterious smell of perfume, and strange music with no apparent source.
The National Hotel was built during the late 1800s in Nevada City, California. It was restored relatively recently, with the exception of the left wing. Manifestations include flickering lights, cold spots, and an eerie feeling inside the non-restored wing. During its day, the hotel saw many miners, who are thought the cause the activity. Many tourists come looking for paranormal activity here.