Creepy image of the Hotel Monte Vista in Flagstaff

BOO! Arizona’s Most Haunted Hotels

  • Bisbee Inn
    45 OK St., Bisbee
    Ghosts reside in several of the rooms at Bisbee Inn, including a cat ghost in Room 23, a handsome cowboy in Room 11 and Abigail of Room 12, who leaves behind the fresh scent of lavender.


  • Connor Hotel, The
    164 Main St., Jerome
    A number of ghost stories are sported today including tales of whispers and laughing in Room 1 and objects moving on their own accord in Room 2.


  • Copper Queen Hotel
    11 Howell Ave., Bisbee
    Originally built in 1902, Julia Lowell, a former prostitute that killed herself, is the most famous ghost here. She, an older gentleman, complete with top hat, and a young boy, have all been seen at this historic inn.


  • Gadsden Hotel
    1046 N. G Ave., Douglas
    At the Gadsden Hotel guests and employees have seen the ghost of an elderly woman, a young woman, a soldier and a boy named Jonathan. Room 333 is said to be especially haunted.


  • Ghost City Inn
    541 Main St., Jerome
    This site is said to be haunted by a woman in the Cleopatra Room who lived there for more than 60 years. It has been reported that the woman covers sleeping guests with blankets and strokes their hair.


  • Hassayampa Inn
    122 E. Gurley St, Prescott
    In the 1930s, a newlywed couple stayed at the Hassayampa Inn. One day the groom went out for a pack of cigarettes and never came back. Some three days later, the new bride hung herself. Today, the inn is said to be haunted by her spirit. No one is sure about the husband.


  • Hotel Monte Vista
    100 N. San Francisco St., Flagstaff
    This historic hotel has several ghostly visitors including a “phantom bell boy” who knocks on doors announcing “room service” in a muffled voice, but when the door is opened, no one is there.


  • Hotel San Carlos
    202 N. Central Ave., Phoenix
    Built on an Indian reservation, this hotel is reported to be visited by several different spirits. Witnesses have claimed to see a woman’s figure surrounded by a white haze. Other figures have been seen throughout the hotel and unexplainable sounds of children laughing and televisions turning on and off have been reported in the rooms.


  • Oatman Hotel
    181 Mainstreet, Oatman
    The Oatman Hotel is said to be home to numerous ghosts. Oatie lived there for many years, and drank himself to death outside the hotel. Oatie reportedly lurks around and knocks things over. Also, the ghost of a piano player from the town has been seen there. Clark Gable and Carol Lombard spent their honeymoon at the Oatman Hotel in 1939. Guests claim to hear their laughter and whispering in room 15.


  • Oliver House
    26 Sowle Ave., Bisbee
    Strange footsteps have been heard late at night and the sound of water running has been reported at the Oliver House. A man named Nat Anderson was shot and killed in the hallway of the inn near room 13 where most of the haunting is said to take place.


  • Amberian Peaks Lodge and Restaurant
    One Main St., Greer
    Zeke is at the “Peaks.” Guests and employees alike have felt Zeke’s spirit watching over this by-gone ski resort, now a modern-day mountain lodge. Believed to be the son of the original owners, (a promising alpine skier tragically killed in an auto accident), Zeke whimsically moves objects and opens windows as he floats about his family lodge. Guests from far and wide have acknowledged his benevolent presence, particularly in the one-bedroom penthouse of the lodge.


  • Downtown Prescott Inn
    129 N. Cortez St., Prescott AZ 86301
    On the second floor of the hotel, guests have heard doors slamming and on the third floor, it has been reported that lights have mysteriously turned on and off. Two guests were murdered there years ago and it is said that their spirits still haunt the hotel.


  • El Tovar Hotel
    Grand Canyon AZ
    The ghost of a man named Fred Harvey apparently walks the halls of the El Tovar Hotel during the holidays and invites guests to the annual Christmas gathering. Also, a black-caped figure can be seen lurking around the grave of one of the Harvey girls, outside the hotel.