All posts in "Haunted Hotels in Southern California"

Haunted Avalon: The Dead Captain of the Catalina Boat House Hotel

In 1912, a gentleman named Captain Joseph McAfee navigated his houseboat from Venice Beach to Avalon, California in the hopes of making it his new home. After he purchased a parcel of land, he faced a dilemma. He could build a house, but why bother when he had a perfectly good one on the bay? […]

Death Valley Witch Lives Again at the Amargosa Opera House?

In 1935, the town of Death Valley, California opened a new hotel and public service building. Originally called Corkhill Hall, the building’s name was changed to the Amargosa Opera House and Hotel in 1967 when resident artist Marta Becket began to rent the space. Before the Amargosa became a performing art space, many town-based events, church services […]

10 Southern California Hotels As Beautiful As They Are Haunted

For many people, hotels seem like the perfect location to indulge in violent or illicit activity. A sense of privacy, being away from home, and just the overall atmosphere that certain hotels seem to have all contribute to this fact. Whether committing suicide or having a dangerous affair, hotels have been the sites of many […]

Ghost Children Enjoy Haunting the Padre Hotel in Bakersfield

Gracing the corner of 18th and H streets in Bakersfield, The Padre Hotel is a luxury Western-themed hotel. Built in the late 1920s, it became a hub for the famous nightlife on Union Avenue. It’s even known as the professional birthplace of Johnny Carson. However, from the 1960s onwards, its history began growing dark. There were […]

Prepare for a Restless Night at Temecula’s Very Haunted Palomar Inn

“Beautifully quaint” is the first thought that comes to mind while standing outside the Palomar Inn on 28522 Old Town Front Street in Temecula, Southern California. Surrounded by 3,000 acres of vineyards and western themed shopping centers, it’s truly a haven for tourists. But if you’re sensitive to the paranormal, all you need to do is […]

Santa Paula: Paranormal Activity at The Glen Tavern Inn

Keep your wits about you and be prepared for a chilling stay at the Glen Tavern Inn. Located at:  134 N Mill St, Santa Paula, CA 93060 (USA), it has become a famous destination for avid ghost hunters. The history behind the Glen Tavern Inn includes many hauntings, which include a spirit known as “Calvin” – who […]

Guests Claim This Hotel Is Haunted By The Former Owner Who Died in a Fire

In the town of Julian, California there is a frightening mystery which no one can solve. Originally a restauraunt formed in the 1880’s that burned down and was renovated into a hotel in 1897, the Julian Gold Rush Hotel has had more than its fair share of supernatural occurrences. The restaurant’s original owner, Albert, was killed […]

10 Most Haunted Hotels in Southern California

Southern California is one of the best all-year-round vacation destinations, and not only because of Hollywood. There are numerous amusement parks, entertainment venues, and much more that you can visit with your friends and family. However, if you’re a fan of the supernatural and enjoy learning about the paranormal, you’re bound to love checking in at one […]

Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel – A True American Horror Story

‘American Horror Story: Hotel’ has opened many people’s eyes to the fact that hotels can have unseen guests sharing their rooms and possibly waiting for the right moment to reveal themselves or unleash their wrath. California especially seems to have the most haunted hotels in the continent, many of which have dark histories that makes ghost […]