Halloween has arrived indeed and in case you’re searching for someplace scary to celebrate, you’ll need to check out the world’s spookiest hotels.
While a significant portion of us consider hotels as relaxing spots to loosen up and make tracks in the opposite direction from it all, many have propelled haunting stories, myths and urban legends that hold on right up ’til the present time. See six of the most unnerving hotels that have featured in celebrated – or notorious – thrillers and TV movies. Are you brave enough to stay at these hotels?
1408 is about supernatural writer Mike Enslin (John Cusack), an author of two successful books on paranormal phenomena. As research for his latest book, Enslin is determined to check out the notorious room 1408 in a New York City hotel by personally staying as a guest in the fabled room. He believes that 1408 is just a myth perpetuated by stories and rumors that Enslin has collected for his past works. Some of the scenes of the film were filmed at the Roosevelt Hotel. See the competitive prices for the Roosevelt Hotel.
The Shining is a horror movie based the novel by Stephen King with the same name. A writer with a troubled marriage and their young son accepts a job for the winter taking care of a closed-for-the-season hotel. The position has suddenly become available after the murder of the previous caretaker’s family by the caretaker who committed suicide in a presumed fit of cabin fever. Although the film was shot almost entirely in the studio at Elstree Studios in Hertfordshire, England, where the hotel interior was constructed, the exterior of the ‘Overlook Hotel’ is the Timberline Lodge, Mount Hood in the Hood River area of Northern Oregon. The movie was filmed at Timberline Lodge. Find out the best offers for the Timberline Lodge.
Donald Sutherland and Julie Christie mesmerize as a married couple on an extended trip to Venice following a family tragedy. While in that elegantly decaying city, they have a series of painful, terrifying, and increasingly dangerous experiences. A masterpiece from Nicolas Roeg, Don’t Look Now, adapted from a story by Daphne du Maurier, is a brilliantly disturbing tale of the supernatural, as renowned for its innovative editing and haunting cinematography as its unforgettable climax and denouement, one of the great endings in horror history.
Some of the scenes of the movie were filmed at Hotel Gabrielli Sandwirth. Enjoy the competitive prices for Hotel Gabrielli Sandwirth.
Three years ago, Donna (Brittany Snow) watched in horror as an obsessed predator (Johnathon Schaech) murdered her family. Tonight is her senior prom, and although she’s anxious about the past, she’s excited to celebrate her future with her friends. What Donna doesn’t know is that the deranged psychopath has escaped from the asylum. Some of the scenes of the movie were filmed at Millennium Biltmore LA. Check out the best prices for Millennium Biltmore LA.
Dr. Markway, researching to prove the existence of ghosts, investigates Hill House, a large, eerie mansion with a lurid history of violent death and insanity. With him are the skeptical young Luke, who stands to inherit the house, the mysterious and clairvoyant Theodora and the insecure Eleanor, whose psychic abilities make her feel somehow attuned to whatever spirits inhabit the old mansion. Some of the scenes were filmed at Ettington Park Hotel. Find out the competitive prices for Ettington Park Hotel.
In prison and awaiting execution, Dr. Victor Frankenstein recounts to a priest what led him to his current circumstance. He inherited his family’s wealth after the death of his mother when he was still only a young man. He hired Paul Krempe as his tutor, and he immediately developed an interest in medical science. After several years, he and Krempe became equals, and he developed an interest in the origins and nature of life. Some of the scenes were filmed at Oakley Court Hotel. Check out the best prices for Oakley Court Hotel.