The Stanley Hotel
The Brown Palace Hotel
If you are a visitor to the ruggedly beautiful state of
Colorado, plan a unique ghost-hunting adventure and stay at one of
historic haunted hotels. And if you are a resident of
Colorado, get to know your state's spookier side and embark on an exploration of the
unexplainable and visit
one of Colorado's very own haunted hotels. One of its most haunted hotel
is the historic Stanley Hotel in Estes Park. Perhaps you might
run into Stephen King there.
333 Wonderview Ave,
Estes Park, Colorado (970)
you will not find crazy Jack Torrance there, unless it's really crazy
Jack Nicholson on vacation from the Hollywood scene.
if you really do want to get away from the rat race and enjoy clean
mountain air, the amazingly beautiful Stanly Hotel is the perfect hotel. For ghost fans,
this hotel is not as haunted as it is in the book/movie. Thank god.
However, there are some known ghostly guests at The Stanley.
Stanley's original owners, Mr. and Mrs. Flora Stanley seem to have
stayed on permanently to keep their present guests company. You may hear
Mr. Stanley playing the piano in the music room. Or you may feel the
presence of Mr. Stanley around the lobby or in his favorite place, the
fourth floor, formerly the old servant's quarters, is the hub of
spirit activity, especially room 418. Sorry, not room 217! The
sound of children playing in the narrow corridors of the Stanley's
fourth floor can be heard, even when no children are present.
Please use the following link for the
The Stanley Hotel to learn more about this shining example
of a ghostly hotel: http://www.stanleyhotel.com
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330 E. Main Street, Aspen, Colorado (970) 920-1000
Victorian landmark built in 1889, the Hotel Jerome is a very
fancy, and very luxurious hotel located in the exclusive town of Aspen.
The Hotel Jerome also happens to have a lot in common with
another hotel, Jerome Grand Hotel located in Jerome, Arizona.
They both share similar names and they both happen to share a history of
ghost story that haunts the Hotel Jerome involves the spirit of a
young boy in room 310. It has been reported that a woman recently
found a shivering and soaking wet boy in her hotel room, room 310. In
the real world, that is not totally impossible, right? A lost boy
somehow manages to get lost in your room at a hotel. It can happen. But
hold on…..when a hotel staff person came to help, the boy had vanished,
leaving wet footprints. However, no children happened to be
registered at the hotel at the time.
So who can
this poor lost boy be? Legend has it that a child
drowned in the hotel’s original swimming pool. Not surprisingly, room
310 is located right in the middle of an addition to the hotel that was
built over that original pool.
the following link for The Hotel Jerome to learn more about this
haunted rocky mountain hotel:
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The Brown Palace
321 17th Street, Denver, Colorado (303) 297-3111
Palace Hotel is a well-known downtown Denver hotel – known for its
historical value as well as its haunted nature. Over one hundred years
old, the dignified Brown Palace Hotel has welcomed many US presidents,
European royalty and even rock stars. Some of the ghosts consist of a
few former employees and several guests who have decided to stick around
– and their legendary hauntings would make any ghost story lover head
for the Brown Palace immediately.
One of their
ghosts was a Denver socialite named Mrs. Louise Crawford Hill who
actually lived in one of the hotel’s room – room 904 – from 1940
to 1955. Later, when the hotel began to offer tours, the hotel historian
would include the life and heartbreaks of their old resident socialite.
Oddly, the switchboard began receiving calls from room 904, only hearing
static on the other end. Here is the real goosebumpy part: at the time
of the calls, the room was under renovation. It had no
telephone, furniture or lights. Once the historian removed the story
about the socialite from the tours, the calls coming from room 904
ghost at the Brown Palace Hotel is that of a man dressed in an
old-fashioned train conductor’s uniform. An employee saw him at the
United Airlines ticket office for a moment until he disappeared through
the wall. Where that United Airlines ticket office stands today, was
once a railroad ticket office.
haunting is reminiscent of Stephen King’s The Shining. The
hotel’s main dining room, Ellyngton’s, (rght) was once
known as the San Marco Room, where big bands played. Eventually the San
Marco Strings was the hotel’s main entertainment. One evening an
employee heard strange sounds coming from the dining room, and went
inside to check it out. He found a formally dressed string quartet
practicing their music. Confused, he said to the musicians, “You’re not
supposed to be in here,” only to hear their nonchalant reply, "Oh,
don't worry about us. We live here."
hauntings include employees finding a former uniformed waiter in the
service elevator, children running up and down the hallways, and the
cries of a baby coming from the boiler room.
the following link for The Brown Palace Hotel to learn more about
this dignified, yet haunted hotel:
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