Nevada June 29, 2019
This 141-Year-Old Motel Is One Of The Most Haunted Places In Nevada… And You Can Spend The Night
Nevada is chock full of historic places where things are known to go bump in the night, but the creepiest of them all may just be this supposedly haunted motel. Dating back to the 1870s, this motel has been around for a
long time, so it makes sense that it has some creepy tales associated with it. Boasting cutesy decor and a charming atmosphere, this place may not look haunted but you may just have to spend the night to find out for sure. Keep reading to find out what you’ll be in for!
Located in Virginia City, the Sugarloaf Mountain Motel and Market has long history. It may look pretty adorable from the outside, but overnight visitors have claimed to experience a different side of this charming motel.
Believe it or not, the structure was originally built back in 1878. At the time, it operated as a boarding house for Virginia City's early miners. Over 140 years later, it still retains its brick and stone charm along with its storied past.
Visitors are drawn to Sugarloaf Mountain Motel for its enchanting atmosphere, and it's easy to see why. Boasting twelve rooms which have each been decorated with a unique style, this motel is a perfectly cozy location to spend the night in one of Nevada's most historic towns.
If anything, staying here is like experience a piece of living Nevada history. Each room contains the original brick, rock, mortar, and iron windows from the boarding house's early days. And you may just come across a ghost from the early days as well!
Guests who have stayed at the haunted motel have claimed to witness ghosts, dressed in 19th-century garb, roaming the motel grounds. Some people have even reported the unexplained sounds of heavy breathing, footsteps, and laughter.
Additionally, digital alarm clocks seem to not work on the motel's premises, and people have witnessed the random opening and closing of doors in their rooms. Although none of the 'spirits' seem sinister, it's definitely enough to raise the hair on the back of your neck.
Whether you're an avid paranormal enthusiast or a non-believer, there's something about staying overnight in this historic motel that makes for a unique experience. If you do decide to stay here, consider sleeping with one eye open!
Check out the motel's website
for more information. Address: 430 S C St, Virginia City, NV 89440
Have you spent the night at this haunted motel? Let us know if you experienced anything weird in the comments below! For more creepy destinations, check out our list of
10 Haunted Hotels In Nevada That Will Make Your Stay A Nightmare.