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7 Romantic Haunted Hotels

For a thriller of a honeymoon night, check in to one of these hotels, each with a haunted history. "Til death do you part" may take on a whole new meaning.

Haunted Hotel: The Stanley Hotel - Estes Park, Colorado

The Stanley Hotel, Estes Park, Colorado
Horror aficionados will recognize this Estes Park, CO landmark as the inspiration for Stephen King's classic, The Shining. More spectacular than spooky, the property boasts a full service spa, the elegant Cascades Restaurant and, yes, ghost tours — perfect for the couple who likes to chill while getting the chills. Best of all is The Stanley's location at the gateway to Rocky Mountain National Park, one of the nation's premier hiking, climbing and wildlife-watching destinations. 140 rooms

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Haunted Hotel: Lowes Don CeSar Hotel - St. Pete Beach, Florida

**Lowes Don CeSar Hotel, St. Pete Beach, Florida **
Thomas Rowe built this upscale beachfront hotel in the 1920's, in part to get over his heartbreak. While traveling abroad, he had fallen in love with a Spanish opera singer. However, her parents disapproved of the marriage. The couple broke up and never saw each other again – at least not while they were living. Take a romantic walk around the hotel gardens and you just may see Thomas and his long-lost love walking hand in hand. 277 rooms

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Haunted Hotel: Hotel Maison de Ville - New Orleans, Louisiana

Hotel Maison de Ville, New Orleans, Louisiana
New Orleans is full of things that go bump in the night, so a country music-loving ghost should fit right in. Dressed in military uniform, the soldier first appeared to a hotel employee twenty years ago and reportedly haunts one of the Audobon Cottages of this French Quarter beauty. More spooky than scary (depending on your taste in music), his trademark is changing the radio station to a country-music channel and turning up the volume. 16 rooms

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Haunted Hotel: Sorrento Hotel - Seattle, Washington

Sorrento Hotel, Seattle, Washington
Known as creative hub for many its literary, musical and social events, the Sorrento Hotel has one creative that it just can’t shake: the ghost of Alice B. Toklas. Toklas, the long-time love of Gertrude Stein, is said to haunt the fourth floor of this downtown landmark, wandering the halls dressed in black and carrying a parasol. Why does she stick around? Ask her, if you dare. 76 rooms

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Haunted Hotel: Orleans Inn - Cape Cod, Massachusetts

Orleans Inn, Cape Cod, Massachusetts
This bewitching waterfront guesthouse has a deadly history: In the roaring 20’s, the Orleans Inn was a brothel and the site of at least three mysterious deaths. One of the working girls, Hannah, was murdered outside the front door; bartender Fred hung himself in the cupola and dishwasher Paul hung himself in the basement. None of them let death get in their way, though; all three still reside in the hotel – talking with guests, appearing to staff and opening and shutting doors. 11 guest suites

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Haunted Hotel: Hotel del Coronado - San Diego, California

**Hotel del Coronado, San Diego, California
**This San Diego landmark is known for a lot of things – stunning Victorian architecture, a sparkling beach – but it may be most famous for a woman who checked in but never checked out. Kate Morgan arrived at the hotel in 1892 to await her lover, who never showed up…or did he? Five days later Kate was found dead, and it's been a mystery ever since. Her spirit lives on in her former guestroom, where she turns the television on and off and the temperatures vary throughout the course of the night. 757 Rooms

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Haunted Hotel: Hilton Hawaiian Village - Honolulu, Hawaii

Hilton Hawaiian Village, Honolulu, Hawaii
A mysterious woman in red — thought to be the volcanic goddess Pele — is rumored to have made appearances at this Waikiki hotel, which is known for its spectacular pools, romantic oceanfront dining and fabulous beaches. (Kahanamoku Beach, which fronts the resort, was named the #3 beach in America in 2011). Keep Pele at bay by sipping on a Lava Flow, one of the most popular drinks at the resort’s beachfront Tropics Bar & Grill. More than 3,000 rooms

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