Do you love watching horror films at night? Or Do you get Goosebumps while listening to some horror stories? Do you stay at hotels with your friends and party there? But what if we told you that, while staying at those hotels, you can experience spooky activities like opening of the door, listening to shrieks or your blanket being pulled off suddenly?
Yes, this is true. There are certain hotels in India that are said to be haunted and have a spooky history with them. If you are faint-hearted, then these places are not meant for you. Check out the list now
Hotel Savoy, Mussoorie
Hotel Savoy in Mussoorie tops out the list for the spooky factor. This hotel was built in 1902 and is one of the oldest hotels in the area. Rumour has it that the ghost of Lady Garnet Orme haunts this place. She was found dead here in 1910 under mysterious conditions. After a few years, the doctor who was treating her was also found dead at this place under the same strange conditions. Guests staying here complains about unexplained sightings and events. Moreover, the Indian Paranormal Society has also recorded a lady’s whispers here!
Brij Raj Bhavan Palace, Kota
Brij Raj Bhavan was built in the 19th century and was converted into a heritage hotel in 1980. Back in the days of British Rule, Major Burton who was a British official used to live here with his family. During the mutiny of 1857, he was killed by Indian sepoys. As per the reports, the ghost of Major Burton has been seen sight walking in the corridors of the hotel and slapping the guards who fall asleep during the night duty. The Queen of Kota also experienced this ghost!
Hotel Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai
One of the most iconic hotels in India is also said to be haunted. This place has a fascinating history. The guests and the staff have experienced the paranormal activities in the premises of the hotel. As per the reports, the chief architect of the hotel W.A Chambers flew back to England after creating the initial blueprints. Upon returning, he discovered that the hotel had been constructed in the opposite direction and this left him shocked. He was so depressed that he committed suicide in the premises by jumping off the fifth floor of the hotel. After so many years, people still see the ghost walking in the old wing of the hotel.
Morgan House Tourist Lodge, Kalimpong
Morgan House is located in the heart of Kalimpong, West Bengal and was built in the early 1930s by George Morgan as a private residence. After the untimely death of Lady Morgan, the Morgan family vacated the house. After reopening as a Guest House, the guests experienced the spirit of Lady Morgan in the property. Many guests confirmed of unusual sounds of a woman walking in high heels in the wooden corridors of the hotel even when there was no one!
Hotel Fern Hill, Ooty
This hotels also have strange, spooky experiences. This hotel was built in 1844 and is known for its astonishing British architecture. During the shooting of Bollywood film Raaz, the hotel’s haunting experience came to the fore. Choreographer Saroj Khan and her crew were staying here and woke up at night due to disturbing noises of furniture being rearranged at the floor above. She called the reception; no one picked up the call. Next morning, she complained the receptionist, and everyone was shocked when the receptionist told that the hotel has no first floor at all. Moreover, the hotel was also shut down for some time due to paranormal activities being experienced here by people.
Hotel Raj Kiran, Lonavala
Just a two-hour drive from Mumbai lies the beautiful hill station Lonavala. There is a hotel here by the name Raj Kiran. It has been confirmed as a haunted hotel by various paranormal activities experts. On the ground floor, there is a room in the corner behind the reception that is claimed to be haunted. Guests have complained of bed sheets being pulled off while they were asleep. Other people have seen blue light being flashed in the room. With so many instances happening daily, the hotel stopped renting that particular room to anyone.
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Hotel Lakeview, Ooty
This is also a beautiful architecture hotel located in Ooty. But the locals believe it to be haunted and this place should be avoided after sunsets. The guests staying here have experienced the most of it! from bed sheets being mysteriously flung to haunting cries at full moon nights!
Hotels Around Ramoji Film City, Hyderabad
The Ramoji film city was built on the battlefield of Nizams and is strongly believed to be haunted by the ghosts of those people who died in the war. Spooky activities have been experienced by guests and film making staff that would leave you speechless! Some of them are lights falling off the roof, light men being pushed off, Urdu words inscribed on the mirror, ghost presence in hotel rooms and the changing rooms of the film city make this place haunted in Hyderabad.