Haunted Hotels

 
 


Victorian Lady

Location: Aberdeen (Aberdeenshire) - Amatola Hotel (no longer standing)
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: This phantasmal female figure was observed on the lower landing of the hotel. She was said to have been the daughter of one of the former owners of the building.


 
 


White Lady

Location: Aberdeen (Aberdeenshire) - Ardoe House Hotel
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1990?
Further Comments: The daughter of a previous owner, this shade is thought to have returned after the girl's suicide.


 
 


Naked Man

Location: Aberdeen (Aberdeenshire) - Palace Hotel
Type: Unknown Ghost Type
Date / Time: Early twentieth century
Further Comments: This unclothed ghost hammered at the windows of the hotel for the period of a week. When finally spotted and approached, he floated away leaving no footprints in freshly laid snow.


 
 


Indian Child

Location: Aberdeen (Aberdeenshire) - White Dove Hotel (no longer standing)
Type: Unknown Ghost Type
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: This young Indian girl manifested and stood by a guest in the hotel who was dying of fever - the nurse who saw the ghost said it had terrible injuries on the neck, so severe that she fainted. When the nurse regained consciousness, the strange little girl had gone and the patient was dead.


 
 


Blue Lady

Location: Alfriston (Sussex) - Deans Place Hotel
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1970s
Further Comments: Believed to have been murdered on the site, a woman dressed in blue has been observed on the landing. A dog is also said to haunt the car park outside the building.


 
 


Soldier

Location: Alnmouth (Northumberland) - Schooner Hotel
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 2000s
Further Comments: Named the county's most haunted hotel by the 'Poltergeist Society', the building is home to a phantom soldier, a small child, a chicken, ghostly whispers, and the sounds of someone screaming.


 
 


Burnt Dog

Location: Alton (Hampshire) - Crown Hotel, High Street
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Mid 1990s
Further Comments: A phantom dog reportedly haunts the hotel, where it was kicked to death by a drunken customer. Some say that a white (or grey) woman also glides around inside the building; the girl was a kitchen maid who was murdered in the hotel. Finally, the ghost of an old man haunts room number three.


 
 


Emily

Location: Amberley (Sussex) - Amberley Castle Hotel
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Early twentieth century
Further Comments: This teenager is seen in and around the kitchen area of the hotel - the stories say she died shortly after having an affair with a bishop.


 
 


Maid

Location: Amersham (Buckinghamshire) - Crown Hotel
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Dressed in an old fashioned uniform, this grey ghost is thought to be a former maid. She has been known to pack guest's suitcases for them!


 
 


Soldier

Location: Amesbury (Wiltshire) - George Hotel
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: A soldier from World War One is reputed to haunt this site, and the sound of horses trotting can occasionally be heard from the courtyard outside.


 
 


Grey Lady

Location: Andover (Hampshire) - White Hart Hotel
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Twentieth century onwards
Further Comments: This figure apparently haunts the upper regions of the building (particularly Rooms 14 and 20), though at least one sighting has her wearing dark green. The bar area is home to two misty figures.


 
 


Lady in Red

Location: Arringron (Cambridgeshire) - Hardwick Arms hotel , Ermine Street
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1980s onwards
Further Comments: A lady in red is reputed to haunt a guest room, while a monk is said to manifest by the fireplace next to the bar. Poltergeist-like activities have also been reported in the dining room.


 
 


Rattling in Kitchen

Location: Arundel (Sussex) - Norfolk Arms Hotel
Type: Poltergeist
Date / Time: 1980s
Further Comments: This playful spirit would turn on and off electrical items, and push kitchen items off work surfaces. Some people have also reported a semi naked man running around the building.


 
 


Eliza Kleininger

Location: Ascot (Berkshire) - Berystede Hotel
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown, post-1886
Further Comments: Eliza, aka the blue lady, was a French maid who died in a fire which consumed the original house that stood on the site. She was said to have run back into the burning building to save precious jewellery belonging to her mistress.


 
 


Eliza Kleininger

Location: Ascot (Berkshire) - Berystede Hotel, Bagshot Road - Rooms 306, 361, 362
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Twentieth century
Further Comments: Killed in the 1886 fire that destroyed most of the building, Eliza has returned to hunt for the jewellery lost in the blaze.


 
 


Pale Horse

Location: Ascot (Berkshire) - Royal Ascot Hotel (no longer standing - site now a roundabout along the Bracknell Road)
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1964
Further Comments: In the process of demolishing the hotel, workmen reported encountering a phantom pale horse and hearing disembodied footsteps walking along empty corridors.


 
 


Dark Man

Location: Ashby de la Zouch (Leicestershire) - Queen's Head Hotel
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 2000s?
Further Comments: Several staff at the hotel have reported seeing a strange tall man dressed in dark clothing. He is said to emanate an evil presence.


 
 


Smoky Woman

Location: Ashby de la Zouch (Leicestershire) - Royal Hotel
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Mid 1980s
Further Comments: A guest at this hotel felt his hair stand on end just prior to encountering an opaque smoky female form which stood in front of the bathroom door.


 
 


Mad Jack

Location: Atcham (Shropshire) - Mytton and Mermaid Hotel
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 30 September (reoccurring)
Further Comments: John 'Mad Jack' Mytton was a local eccentric who lived with 2000 dogs and 60 cats while drinking six bottles of port per day. His money eventually ran out and he died in a debtors prison. However, once a year on his birthday, his ghost is reputed to visit the hotel that has now taken his name.


 
 


Murdered Man

Location: Attercliffe (Yorkshire) - Station Hotel
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: This hotel is reputedly haunted by a man who was knifed to death back in the days when the building was actually three cottages.


 
 


John Lee

Location: Aylesbury (Buckinghamshire) - Hartwell House Hotel
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: A former owner of the establishment, Lee is still reported in the library and garden.


 
 


Grey Lady

Location: Baginton (West Midlands) - Old Mill House hotel
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: This phantom is said to be more likely heard than seen; her voice has been heard in the restaurant.


 
 


Lady in Grey

Location: Ballater (Aberdeenshire) - Pannanich Wells Hotel
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Drifting around the hotel, the grey figure in a sweeping skirt is thought to be mostly harmless.


 
 


Lady Isobel Shaw

Location: Ballygally (County Antrim) - Ballygally Castle Hotel
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Twentieth century
Further Comments: Lady Isobel jumped to her death from an upper window to escape a slow lingering death administrated by her husband. She now knocks on various doors before running away. Madame Nixon is named as another ghost to be found here, and can be recognised by the rustling of her dress.


 
 


Carrie

Location: Ballymena (County Antrim) - Tullyglass Hotel
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 2000s
Further Comments: Carrie is believed to have died in the tower around two hundred years ago when the Tullyglass was a mansion house.


Records 1 - 25, of 347

view reports page or view front page

 

 

 

For more paranormal tales online and in the media
follow us:
 
The Paranormal Database's Haunted Cork is now available on Amazon, featuring dozens of tales from supernatural Ireland.
The Paranormal Field Guide is now out - free for Android and only £1 for Nokia
breathing voids
Abject Ghost's new Breathing Voids is now available on Spotify, iTunes and Amazon