Boasting a ghostly presence that gives hugs, the sound of an unseen woman wailing, and an elevator that won’t move past the eighth floor on the anniversary of a tragic event, these creepy haunted hotels in and around Washington, DC, are famous for more than just their amenities. Would you dare stay at any of these haunted hotels?
If you believe the ghost stories haunting the halls of these resorts, then you likely understand that sometimes spirits stick around - and some have a habit of messing with the living. Paranormal forces opening and closing doors, spirits tugging at a guest’s mattress, and even reported sightings of people who have passed are just a few of the narratives you'll hear surrounding the ghosts of DC.
Check out six of the creepiest hotels in Washington, DC, and its neighboring communities. Would you be brave enough to stay at the Hay-Adams or the Hotel Monaco? If you do decide to check in and then hear some unexplainable bumps in the night, don’t say you weren't warned.
An Invisible Spirit Tries To Climb Into Bed With Guests At The Old Towne InnPhoto: @OldeTowneInnVA / Twitter
Lights Flicker At The Renaissance Mayflower Hotel
An Invisible Presence Gives Hugs At Hay-Adams Hotel
Two Spirits Roam The Halls At The Omni Shoreham HotelPhoto: @OmniHotels / Twitter
A Female Stranger Haunts Gadsby's Tavern
A Ghostly Woman Sobs At The Hotel Monaco