One Of The Creepiest Bed And Breakfasts In The World Is Right Here In Colorado
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Colorado is known for having countless historic accommodations that range from low-key all the way to super posh. What you may not realize about Colorado, however, is that in addition to having historic hotels and inns, we also have a historic and haunted bed and breakfast, the Hand Hotel in Fairplay CO, that the faint of heart should avoid at all costs:
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Haunted Hotels In Colorado & Related Info
Are there any other haunted hotels in Colorado besides the Hand Hotel?
The most haunted hotels in Colorado include:
- The Stanley Hotel, Estes Park
Located about five miles from the entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park, the infamous Stanley Hotel served as inspiration for the Overlook Hotel in Stephen King's acclaimed 1977 novel, The Shining, as well as the 1980 film adaptation. The hotel's hauntings are not only fictional - reports of paranormal activity date back to the 1970s.
- Brown Palace Hotel, Denver
One of the oldest hotels in Denver, the Brown Palace opened in 1892. Alleged paranormal activity within the hotel includes phone calls from vacant rooms, disembodied voices, and sightings of an apparition of an old train conductor.
- St. Cloud Hotel, Canon City
In the small town of Canon City, the St. Cloud Hotel is rumored to be haunted by the ghosts of rambunctious children who enjoy playing pranks on guests and staff members.
- Imperial Hotel, Cripple Creek
Now closed, the Imperial Hotel was constructed in 1896 and became infamous after the owner, George Long, died under suspicious circumstances. It is rumored that his spirit remained in the hotel and began harassing guests.
What are some of the most haunted places in Colorado (aside from hotels?)
Some of the most haunted places in Colorado are:
Ghost sightings in Blackhawk have occurred all over town, including at casinos, hotels, and cemeteries.
- Fitzsimons Army Hospital, Aurora
This abandoned hospital is said to be haunted by the spirits of deceased military members.
- Cheesman Park, Denver
Cheesman Park was built on top of a cemetery, which explains why it is rumored to be haunted.
- The Molly Brown House, Denver
A historic house museum, this iconic landmark has been the sight of strange happenings such as pianos playing by themselves, the scent of cigar smoke wafting through the air, and apparition sightings.