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Are you brave enough to face these haunted hotels?
by Staff
Have you ever been spooked by a hotel stay? Find out how your supernatural experience measured up with these alleged hotel and motel ghost sightings.

Which hotel was Stephen King staying at when he was inspired to write "The Shining"?

  • the Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Colo.
  • the Argonaut Hotel in San Francisco, Calif.
  • the Moose Creek Cabin in Yellowstone, Mont.

So which hotel was used during the shooting of "The Shining"?

  • the Sandman Hotel in Edmonton, Alberta
  • the Timberline Lodge in Mt. Hood, Ore.
  • the Black Hills Hotel in Deadwood, S.D.

Which of these New Orleans hotels is said to be haunted?

  • the Dauphine Orleans Hotel
  • the Hotel Maison de Ville
  • the Hotel Provincial

Who or what reportedly haunts the Hotel Provincial?

  • a doctor
  • a judge
  • a soldier

What happened at the Borden house, now a bed-and-breakfast, to make it so creepy?

  • More than a dozen skeletons have been found in the walls.
  • A woman was found mummified in a top floor room.
  • A gruesome murder by hatchet occurred there.

Lizzie Borden, accused in the common children's song of delivering 81 whacks, was tried for murdering her parents with how many hatchet blows?

  • 11
  • 29
  • 134

If you have a hankering to stay at a hotel that was the scene of the elder Bordens' demise, which town will you be headed to?

  • Fall River, Mass.
  • Oak Park, Ill.
  • Chicago, Ill.

Are you a Montgomery Clift fan? To hear his spectral trombone, where might a ghost-seeking classic movie fan go?

  • the Logan Inn
  • the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel
  • the Timberline Lodge

New York City's Chelsea Hotel reputedly hosts the ghost of what famous Sex Pistols band member?

  • Derek Smalls
  • Johnny Rotten
  • Sid Vicious

What other dead celebrities are reportedly cruising the hallways of the Chelsea?

  • Thomas Wolfe
  • Dylan Thomas
  • Both are correct.

What other ghostly features might guests endure at the Chelsea?

  • stomping footsteps and loud shrieks
  • slamming doors and cursing neighbors
  • Both are correct.

Did Sherlock Holmes have anything to do with Holmes' "Murder Castle" in Chicago?

  • yes
  • no
  • sort of …

What happened in the Murder Castle?

  • Guests were asphyxiated in their rooms.
  • Guests were burned by blowtorches hidden in the walls.
  • Both apparently happened.

What waited in the basement of the Murder Castle?

  • a greenhouse of graves
  • a crematorium and a collection of bones
  • a kitchen stocked with fresh fruits and vegetables

How did Holmes get his guests' bodies into the basement?

  • chutes straight from the rooms
  • rolled-up rugs
  • hypnotic hikes

Which Santa Fe hotel may host a spectral judge, shot dead by a local official he insulted?

  • La Fonda on the Plaza
  • the Logan Inn
  • the Crescent Hotel

Which of the following hotels is rumored to have the ghost of a stone mason killed during its construction?

  • the Hotel Galvez
  • the Crescent Hotel
  • the Georgian Terrace

What hotel is known as Hotel Hell?

  • Maribel Caves Hotel
  • Hotel Del Coronado
  • the Marshall House

Pennsylvania's Logan Inn is reportedly the residence of which paranormal entity?

  • a shy ghost who won't look at the living
  • the ghost of a girl in the parking lot
  • Both are correct.

Hotel Galvez, the site of a lovelorn ghost who prowls the fifth floor, is located in what southern United States city?

  • New Orleans, La.
  • Galveston, Texas
  • Tampa, Fla.