New Orleans almost certainly has more haunted Hotels than any other city in the Country. It truly seems as if every Hotel has more than a few stories about the ghosts which haunt the halls and guest rooms where tourists stay.
Every day, we answer calls and emails from people who are coming to New Orleans. Since many of them are interested in ghosts and hauntings, they often ask us if we can recommend a haunted Hotel to stay in. After all, after wrapping up their ghost tour, going back to their haunted Hotel room is a perfect way to end the evening for many of our guests.
We've compiled a list of some of our favorite haunted Hotels in New Orleans. If spending the night, surrounded by the ghosts of New Orleans is your idea of a great night, check out these Hotels. Let us know if you have any experiences while spending the night!
Located in New Orleans' Central Business District, Le Pavillon is one of New Orleans' most luxurious, and haunted Hotels. The stories of the ghost which haunted the Le Pavillon are well-known. It seems like every floor has a ghost of its' own.
Perhaps, the most haunted rooms in the Le Pavillon are the suites, which are incredibly decadent, and apparently, very haunted.
The haunted Bourbon Orleans Hotel, right in the heart of the French Quarter, is home to more ghosts than perhaps any other Hotel in New Orleans. From the ghosts of the Octoroon Mistresses, to the ghosts of children running in the Halls, the Bourbon Orleans seems to have it all.
If you're looking for a haunted Hotel to stay at, while in New Orleans, the Bourbon Orleans should certainly be on your short list of possible lodging options.
The Hotel Monteleone has been a constant in New Orleans’ French Quarter for quite some time now. And every since the doors opened stories about ghosts, and of the Hotel Monteleone being haunted have been told.
Who are the ghosts which haunt the Hotel Monteleone? Are they simply past employees who still report to work? Innocent victims of brutal crimes? Or maybe one of the many famous people who stayed here. Or, maybe all of the above?
When it comes to haunted hotels in the French Quarter of New Orleans, the Andrew Jackson Hotel is right up at the top. Stories of hauntings and ghosts have come from guests for as long as the Andrew Jackson Hotel has welcomed them.
Perhaps spookiest of all is the fact that most of the hauntings and ghosts seem to be that of children. Many guests have reported hearing children playing in the halls of this Haunted New Orleans Hotel.
Rumored to be the infamous ‘House of the Rising Sun’, the Hotel Villa Convento certainly has a history as interesting as the song.
Said to be one of the many brothels that were scattered throughout New Orleans in the mid-1800’s, the Hotel Villa Convento has a number of ghosts to back up that claim. Perhaps the most famous ghost at this haunted Hotel is that of a Madame from New Orleans’ dark past.
Located right on Bourbon Street, next to the haunted Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop, you can find the Lafitte Guest House. This historic Hotel is also an amazing art gallery. While staying at the Lafitte Guest House, many people have reported having encounters with the ghosts which haunt here.
But who is haunting the Lafitte Guest House? And what is the history of this building? By understanding the history, we may figure out who's ghosts are here.
Nestled in the back of the French Quarter, the Hotel St Pierre is luxury at its finest. At one time the first Jazz Museum, this historic property is one of the oldest in the entire French Quarter and even survived the fire of 1794. But with age comes mysterious occurrences, and this hotel has no shortage of paranormal activity.
Who exactly is haunting this historical hotel? It doesn't help that all thirteen of its cottages were brought to its present site. Perhaps the ghosts of these various buildings just came along for the ride, and just decided they never wanted to leave . . .
Located right in the middle of New Orleans' French Quarter sits one of the most unique haunted Hotels in New Orleans. Hotel Maison de Ville is home to numerous ghosts, one of which is rumored to be Tennessee Williams himself. By digging into the history of the Maison de Ville we might be able to figure out who is actually haunting this Hotel.
While staying in New Orleans, if you're looking for a haunted Hotel to stay in, you should check out Hotel Maison de Ville.
With tranquil courtyards and a staff dedicated to creating the perfect experience for the hotel's guests, there's no surprise as to why the Dauphine Orleans Hotel sits in one of the coveted top spots for places to stay while traveling in New Orleans. But this luxurious hotel, once the site of the City's first licensed brothel, has quite the story to tell . . .
Rumored to be haunted by the ghosts of courtesans and the visitors who have never left, the Dauphine Orleans Hotel is routinely voted as one of the most haunted hotels in New Orleans. Do you have what it takes to stay the night at this elegant, haunted hotel?
Known as "The Gateway to the Historic Garden District," the Magnolia Mansion is an eye-catcher to all whom wander past. White-washed walls, elaborate and finely-detailed architecture. It's often said that no other antebellum home in the area can hold a candle to this boutique hotel. Not for its beauty and not for its ghosts either...
For as beautiful as the Magnolia Mansion is, it seems that whoever lives in this two-century old property is struck by tragedy. Is it for this reason that the Magnolia Mansion is now considered one of the most haunted locations in all of New Orleans?
If you're looking for the perfect way to learn more about haunted New Orleans, check out one of our New Orleans Ghost Tours. We look forward to showing you around our beautifully haunted city.