Georgia November 24, 2015
These 9 Haunted Hotels In Georgia Will Make Your Stay A Nightmare
Want a bona fide paranormal activity? Georgia is probably the best place to get just that as we have some of the oldest cities in the country. Historical cities such as Atlanta, Macon and especially Savannah, are known for their haunts. Travelers from all over the world travel to Savannah for a chance to experience ghosts and spooks. If you want to experience haunted Georgia for yourself, these nine haunted hotels in Georgia will make your stay a nightmare.
1. The Marshall House - 123 E Broughton St, Savannah, GA 31401
The Marshall House in Savannah has been around since 1851. It served as a hospital three different times, so it's no wonder that ghostly spirits haunt its grounds. Guests have reported seeing children running around, faucets turning on by themselves and ghosts in hallways. Don't worry--all of these haunts are friendly and guests get a kick out of their ghostly experiences.
2. Foley House Inn - 14 Hull St, Savannah, GA 31401
The Foley House Inn is another great place to go if you want a haunted Savannah experience. This inn was built in 1896 by Honoria Foley, the widow of a wealthy Irish immigrant. It was the first bed and breakfast in Savannah. The home was built over the burnt ashes of a home destroyed in the Great Savannah Fire of 1889. In a renovation in 1987, construction workers found the bones of a previous boarder, and ever since guests have reported seeing a man in a top hat walking around on the roof, strange noises and rushes of air without any plausible cause.
3. Beverly Hills Inn- 65 Sheridan Dr NE, Atlanta, GA 30305
This beautiful European-styled inn is said to be haunted by several ghosts, particularly on the third floor. Both the Atlanta Ghost Hunter and the Haunt Analyst Georgia Ghost Hunters shows have identified and taped ghosts right at this very inn. They say some are friendly and some are angry. Guests have reported friendly ghosts tucking them in at night, while some have reported angry ghosts throwing and breaking glasses.
4. Kehoe House- 123 Habersham St, Savannah, GA 31401
The Kehoe House is a notoriously haunted house in Savannah. Visitors on Tripadvisor and Yelp report hearing sounds of children calling for their mommy, things being moved, doors being locked from the inside and other extraordinary activities.
5. Eliza Thompson House - 5 W Jones St, Savannah, GA 31401
The Eliza Thompson House is another antique inn that is considered to be very haunted. This home was built in 1847 for Joseph and Eliza Thompson and their seven children. Eight years later, Joesph passed away and Eliza and her children stayed at the home until the 1920s. Visitors say that the inn is haunted by children. They report hearing playful laughter, tugging at their bed sheets and a ghostly girl in a white dress roaming the corridor.
6. 17 Hundred 90 Inn & Restaurant - 307 E President St, Savannah, GA 31401
This haunted hotel was built in 1820 and is the oldest hotel in Savannah. This hotel is known for the ghost of Anne Powell, a young women who fell to her death from the window of room 204. Many visitors in room 204 report seeing the ghost of Anne leaning over them or caressing their cheek. Check out 17 Hundred 90 Inn to see if you can book the infamous room, 204.
7. The Partridge Inn - 2110 Walton Way
Augusta, GA 30904
The Partridge Inn was built in 1836 as a private home and is now considered to be "The Grand Hotel of the Classic South." The ghost of Emily, a bride wearing an 1800s styled wedding dress, haunts the rooms. She is said to have died of a broken heart when her fiance was killed.
8. Olde Harbour Inn - Map
508 E Factors Walk
Savannah, GA 31401
Meet Hank the ghost at Olde Harbour Inn. He's a mischevious ghost known to drop coins on the ground and move things around. Guests have said they smell cigar smoke when no smokers are present and other spooky activities. Hank is said to be a previous worker that died in one of the hotel's fires.
9. 1842 Inn - 353 College St
Macon, GA 31201
The 1842 Inn is a beautiful southern inn in Macon. It was built by John Gresham in 1842. Gresham was the mayor of Macon, an attorney, judge and cotton merchant. He lived in the home until 1900. Tales of this inn's ghosts includes Mr. Gresham, the ghost of a little girl and a tall blonde woman.
Do you think this is all just silly talk? Or do you really believe that these old ghosts are still haunting these hotels and inns? Have you ever experienced a paranormal activity in one of these hotels or any other Georgia hotels? Please tell us your experiences in the comments below.