5 Spine-Chilling Haunted Hotels of the World
By Sangeetha P, Online Content Writer, siliconindia | Monday, 07 September 2020, 14:29 Hrs
Most of us prefer to watch horror movies, but, are we ready to experience such creepy moments in our life? Yes, some are crazy ready so such act. Usually, hotels are promoted for their cozy, luxurious, and pleasant experience, but certain hotels are well known to give a petrifying rendezvous. Checking-in into such hotels can assure you a whole lot of thrilling and blood-curdling moments. From sighting a shady spirit to undefined clamor has been undergone by the hotel staff as well as its guests giving a haunted image to the hotel. Here are a few hotels whose haunted stories would definitely send a chill down your spine.
Fern Hills Hotel, Ooty
The heritage hotel located in Ooty was constructed in 1844. It is reputed for its eye-catching British architecture. But, apart from these reasons for popularity, the hotel is well known for its horrific paranormal activity. This incident was reported during the filming Bollywood horror flick Raaz. The film's crew including the Choreographer Saroj Khan were residing in this hotel. One night some weird noise of furniture rearranging on the floor above disturbed their sleep. They chose to ignore it, but the next day to their horror they got to know from the receptionist that the hotel has no first floor at all. Later the hotel was closed for a few days after witnessed such paranormal activities.
Grand Hyatt Hotel, Taiwan
This hotel is located in Taipei, which is renowned for its mystique lifestyle. It could be quite hard to believe that such a lavish hotel has been haunted. The guests of the hotel have reported some scary activities such as knocking the door in the middle of the night, toilet flushing when untouched, weird sounds not belonging in the room, and more.
The beautifully decorated hotel is said to be constructed on the land that has a brutal past. It is presumed that during the second world war this land was used as a prisoner camp where many ruthless executions have occurred.
Raj Kiran Hotel, Lonavala
Lonavala is a perfect place for holidaying, this hotel located there could make your holiday quite thrilling. The hotel has a small room behind its reception on the ground floor which is hyped a lot. The guests who have to spend a night in the hotel have quite frightening stories to tell us. Some have observed noticing a blue flashlight in the middle of the horrifying night. While others have felt their blankets being pulled away as they were fast asleep. Some of the guests have felt an unnoticed force on them that couldn't be explained. These hair-raising incidents have certainly added the Raj Kiran Hotel to the list of haunted hotels.
First World Hotel, Genting Highlands, Malaysia
First World Hotel is a very familiar name in Kuala Lumpur. This renowned yet affordable hotel has a colorful exterior but very eerie stories of its own. These stories might not be a shocker as the hotel has its own casino. For several years now, the hotel has encountered numerous guests committing suicide in its premises out of desperation. Thus, these incidents have evolved as horrifying stories for the guests of the First World Hotel.
The guest residing in the hotel have felt the presence of the spirit and have reported being pressed by ghosts while they are asleep. Some have even caught the glimpse of some unknown figures. These incidents have occurred in the cursed 21st floor in which the lift never halts.
The Savoy, Mussoorie, India
The Savoy top the list of haunted hotels in India. The hotel guests and staff have witnessed some scary activities after the 1910 incident. The Lady Garnett Orme was found dead in her room in this hotel under some mysterious circumstances. Following that, a few years later the doctor who treated her was also found dead in a similar condition. Post which various paranormal activities were noticed in the hotel. It is also believed that Lady Garnett's spirit has been often spotted walking across the hotel. Some have even heard whispering sounds and the lady singing at a distance.