Image: via Australia’s Most Haunted
For most of us, staying in a hotel is a great way to get away from it all and catch up on some much needed sleep. But if you choose to spend the night in any one of these 20 haunted hotels from around the world, sleep just might be the last thing on your mind. Indeed, it seems that in these accommodations the spirits aren’t only limited to the bar.
Image: James Levy
20. Fairmont Banff Springs – Alberta, Canada
The impressive Fairmont Banff Springs in Alberta, Canada was unveiled in 1888 as a railway hotel. Over the years, though, it has apparently acquired the spirit of a newlywed who died here in a fall on her wedding day. People say she still likes to dance in the ballroom.
Image: Hastings Hotels
19. Ballygally Castle – County Antrim, Northern Ireland
The 17th-century Ballygally Castle in Ireland was once home to Lady Isobel Shaw, who allegedly suffered a fatal fall from one of the castle’s windows. These days, she is known to knock on guests’ doors, and some ghostly children have also been heard in the rooms.