Forget bed bugs: Is your property on the list of most haunted hotels?

It's that time of year for haunted hotels to share stories about ghosts, goblins and things that go bump in the night (we're talking about spirits, not faulty PTACs). Check out these roundups of spooky lodgings: 

USA Today's list highlights New Orleans' Place d'Armes Hotel (shown here), Malmaison Oxford Castle and the Southern Mansion Cape May, among other haunted hotels around the world.'s list gets down to business by exploring the business of "ghost tourism," citing the famous Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Colo., better known as the inspiration for The Shining.  

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• Our friends over at HotelNewsNow and STR Analytics created an interactive map of haunted hotels around the United States. They even break down haunted hotels by segment. Turns out the majority of haunted hotels in the U.S. fall in the upper-upscale segment--buy only by a werewolf hair. 

Have more haunted hotel stories to share? Let us know in the comments below!


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