The Sunshine State of Florida is known for its golden beaches, vibrant theme parks, and steamy swamps. But beneath his sun-kissed exterior lurks a dark side, whispering horror stories of restless spirits and the paranormal. If you’re brave enough to delve deeper into the spooky side of the Sunshine State, consider checking into one of these haunted hotels: 1.
Don Cesar, St. Pete Beach
This magnificent The pink palace is called “Pink Lady”. It was built in 1928 and has hosted presidents and celebrities. However, there are rumors that it is also haunted by the ghost of founder Thomas Lowe, who wanders the halls in a white suit. Guests have reported flickering lights, disembodied voices, and cold spots, adding to the hotel’s eerie charm.
The Seven Sisters Inn, Ocala
Built in 1888, this Victorian mansion is said to be haunted by the spirits of the seven daughters who once lived there. Guests have reported flickering lights, disembodied piano music, and apparitions of young girls in flowing robes. The inn also offers ghost girlfriend tours and paranormal investigations for those who want a truly spooky experience.
Biltmore Hotel, Miami
Opened in 1926, this luxurious Mediterranean-style hotel has a storied history, from hosting lavish parties to training Navy pilots during World War II. There are rumors about the “Lady in White” who is believed to be the ghost of the tragically deceased socialite Bertha Palmer.
Guests report unexplained chills, objects moving on their own, and the faint scent of gardenia, their signature perfume.
The Artist House, Key West
This quaint 1889 guesthouse was once home to Robert the Doll, a porcelain figurine with eerily realistic eyes. Robert is supposed to be fiercely protective of his home and its guests, but after he meets the doll, some experience disturbing dreams and unexplained phenomena.
Marrero’s Guest Mansion, Key West
Built in 1882, this elegant Victorian mansion exudes a palpable sense of history. However, there are rumors that it is haunted by the ghost of former owner Ernest Marrero. Guests have reported hearing footsteps, disembodied voices, and even visions of Marrero himself.
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Petersburg Resort & Golf Club
Built in 1925, this luxurious hotel was once a lively social hub. However, there are also rumors that the property is haunted by the ghost of a young woman who died in a tragic accident. Guests report flickering lights, cold spots, and the faint scent of roses, their favorite flower.