15 Best Haunted Hotels in Arizona for Adventure Freaks

If you are an adventure freak, who loves exploring eerie and spooky hotels then this article is for you. Arizona is known for everlasting dry climate and Grand Canyon but it is also home to the most haunted hotels throughout the country. Today, we take you on a tour of some of the most haunted hotels in Arizona which you can stay in, if you are gutsy enough.

1. Copper Queen Hotel, Bisbee

A country side old hotel known as one of the most haunted hotels of Arizona
Copper Queen Hotel

First up in the most haunted hotels in Arizona is Copper Queen Hotel which was built in the 1900s, during that time a lady known as Julia Lowell who used sell her for body to other men for a living, used to do the act in her favorite room 315. Unfortunately, Julia committed suicide after she was refused from the only man she ever loved. Today, her restive spirit resides within the doors of room 315 which can be often seen by male visitors who reside in that room, as a tribute room 315 was named as Julia Lowell room.

Her spirit would often whisper in their ears or dance in a seductive manner near the foot of the bed. There are a few more add-on spirits to the Copper Queen Hotel including a man who smokes cigar, a small child named Billy who drowned in San Pedro River while swimming, can seldomly be seen trying to interact and play with other children at the hotel and an ex-employee who gives a helping hand by keeping a check on the doors of the hotel.

The Hotel has 48 rooms, which was originally built by Phelps Dodge Mining Company.

Location: 11 Howell Ave PO Drawer CQ, Bisbee, AZ 85603

Facilities: Swimming Pool, Saloon, Restaurant

2. Weatherford Hotel, Flagstaff

A elegant hotel in a scenic backdrop in Arizona
Weatherford Hotel

The Story of Weatherford Hotel begins with a women who allegedly hung herself in Room No. 55, as her spouse never arrived after heading out of the hotel. There are rumors whether she thought her husband was dead or it was a huge spat which resulted in the women to take her own life. Now, Room No.55 is treated as a storage closet for their hotel.

The Weatherford hotel is famous for also hosting namely Theodore Roosevelt, Thomas Moran, and William Randolph Hearst. If you can tip some of staff employed in the hotel maybe they can take you on small tour of Room No. 55, but be careful as it is known for giving straight up chills along with flickering lights to begin your scare.

Location: 23 N Leroux St, Flagstaff, AZ 86001

Facilities: Visiting Stafford Air & Space Museum, Wildlife viewing

3. Hotel Monte Vista, Flagstaff

A century-old hotel in the middle of downtown Arizona
Hotel Monte Vista

If you want a glimpse of extreme spooky adventure, you cannot miss Hotel Monte Vista from your list. This eerie hotel has a guest list filled with long dead guests which might be waiting to give you a scare. There have been stories of a screaming baby who chases away workers from the basement, sex workers killed and a lingering bell-boy delivering room service to the living guests.

It is said, Hollywood actor, John Wayne also had a glimpse of the bellboy spirit who knocks on guests doors and says “room service” in a creepy tone.

The hotel first opened its doors in 1927, being one of the initial first-class hotels in Downtown Flagstaff, funded by prominent residents of Flagstaff.

Location: 100 N San Francisco St, Flagstaff, AZ, 86001, USA

Facilities: Rendezvous, Lotus Lounge

4. Jerome Grand Hotel, Jerome

An old cottage type looking hotel situated on the hills in Jerome called Jerome Grand Hotel
Jerome Grand Hotel

A hotel which was once known as United Verde Hospital is now one of the most highly ranked haunted hotels of Arizona with multiple spooky sightings. In many cases abandoned or transformed hospitals become the source of ghostly stories around the town. Jerome Grand Hotel is one of them, with guests hearing unworldly screeching sounds through the corridors, sadist moans of demised patients.

The hotel’s most famous spirit is Claude Harvey, who was unfortunately crushed by a slow-moving elevator in 1935. Many hotel guests have reported seeing him making the rounds of the hotel in the stairways and basements.

Jerome Grand Hotel is also known to have received National Historic Landmark status in 1976 while providing guests a scenic view of the entire Verde Valley.

Location: 200 Hill St, Jerome, AZ 86331

Facilities: Award winning Asylum restaurant, 24/7 Wi-Fi, HD satellite television, climate control heating and cooling.

5. Oatman Hotel, Oatman

An old hotel in front of the road with a signboard mentioning Oatman hotel
Oatman Hotel

This hotel has a ghost who might be well related to the character “Dennis the Menace” after all his playfulness tells it all. Oatie, a famous ghostly resident of Oatman Hotel is often seen trying to give a small scare to the living guests by spilling water, breaking utensils and glasses, and of course his constant flickering of lights.

Oatie sadly has a heart wrecking history. He was known to be an Irish miner who drank himself to death after he heard the early demise of his spouse and child while traveling to him. Over the years, the Oatman Hotel has stopped giving out rooms to guests instead serves as a restaurant, museum, and Souvenir shop.

The Oatman Hotel is among one of the biggest attractions located in Oatman with rumors even mentioning return of Clark Gable and Carole Lombard spirits remembering their pleasant romantic night at the hotel. Subsequently, there is still a long dispute going on whether this story is true or just made up.

Location: 181 Main Street, Oatman, AZ 86433

6. Ghost City Inn, Jerome

A villa looking type Inn known as Ghost City Inn is one of the most haunted hotels in Arizona
Ghost City Inn

Ghost City Inn is another famous architectural hotel in Jerome, built in 1890 which has earned its name in the list of most haunted hotels of Arizona. Guests who have visited the inn have seen apparitions throughout along with instances of disappearing objects, strange shadows appearing around the corridors especially during sun set.

Guests have reported there has been stories of sudden slamming doors as well. The Ghost City Inn has been widely featured in the Fox 10 Morning Show, Arizona TV 3, Miami Herald, the Arizona Republic and many more.

Location: 541 Main St, Jerome, AZ 86331

Facilities: Private bathroom with shower, television with Direct TV, cowboy dinner show, “Out of Africa Park”

7. Hassayampa Inn, Prescott

An old institution looking type Hotel in Arizona
Hassayampa Inn

The history of Hassayampa Inn has a tragic chapter to its name for a honeymooning couple at the Hassayampa Inn in 1927. The wife who’s name was Faith, had climbed on top of the bell tower where she hanged herself, after her husband didn’t return after 3 days who went out to purchase a pack of cigarette.

Many guest’s who visited the Hassayampa have reported seeing Faith’s spirit lurking around through the hallways. The staff who work there have also mentioned “the spirit of Faith occasionally turns of the gas burners in the kitchen.

One time, a couple who were staying at the Inn were suddenly awaken when their television and radio both turned up to full volume. Maybe her spirit still awaits for the return of her husband through those Inn doors.

Location: 122 E Gurley St, Prescott, AZ 86301, USA

Facilities: Dogs Stay for free, complimentary Wi-fi, complimentary parking, peacock dining room, glass bar, fitness center

8. Triangle T Historic Ranch, Dragoon

One of the hotels known Triangle T historic ranch with some tress in front of it in a dry type garden
Triangle T Historic Ranch

Triangle T Historic Ranch has a history of almost 100 years to its name, with that being said it would be hard to ignore the amount of long-dead guest in their check-in books. The owner of the ranch “Linda Kelly” will often take guests round of her ranch, finally making way to the room where the belove spirit of “Grandma” lives.

Grandma spirit is known to allow guests in the room only if they are of clean spirits or if they well they ask her politely to allow them to enter the room. You can always here at footsteps in the night, when she walks on those old wooden floorings.

Location: 4190 E Dragoon Rd, Dragoon, AZ 85609

Facilities: Rock Saloon & Grill, Rooms with Direct TV, Riding actitivites

9. Gadsden Hotel, Douglas

A well-decorated lounge with shimmering chandeliers and marble flooring, along with leather sofa's shaped in a U format
Gadsden hotel

A well known luxury hotel “Gadsden Hotel” makes its way into one of the most haunted hotels in Arizona. Gadsden Hotel was first established in 1907 but unfortunately a fire broke out on February 7, 1928 and over the years there have bee reported sightings of paranormal activities taking place throughout the hotel.

Especially, Room 333, while some believe the number 333 also belongs to evil entity, this room is known to have the most scares within the hotel. Often guests have seen the chair rock itself without any interference, strange eerie sounds during midnight and the simultaneous flickering of lights.

Some have even noticed apparitions of a man in cowboy hat and duster that takes his stroll within the hotel every now and then.

Location: 1046 G Ave, Douglas, AZ 85607

Facilities: Mezzanine Banquet Room, Air conditioned rooms, conference rooms, Gadsden Lobby with a seating capacity of 200 guests

10. Hotel Vendome, Prescott

A Hotel located in Arizona with a USA Flag attached to hits pillars
Hotel Vendome

Are you a cat lover? Be ready to meet the cat ghost of Hotel Vendome in Room 16. As the story goes, the initial owners ran through some tough financial situation causing them to sell their beloved hotel to new owners. Upon which the new owners agreed to let the previous owners stay in Room 16 along with their cat.

Subsequently, the husband left the wife and cat in 1920s to starve to death within the hotel. Guests have reported sightings of the lady and her cat taking a walk on various occasions within the hotel. Some say they are still waiting on the man who abandoned them to get back their revenge on him. Well , if not puss in boots , let’s just go with a feline spirit.

Location: 230 S Cortez St, Prescott, AZ 86303

Facilities: Front Porch, Free Wi-fi, Bar

11. El Tovar Hotel, Grand Canyon Village

An old type looking building that is a hotel
El Tovar Hotel

El Tovar Hotel which was established in the 1905, became famous in a short duration due to its magnificent location with 78 rooms. This hotel has its piece of status in the historical side which paves a path for its ghost sightings.

Guests who have stayed in El Tovar Hotel have mentioned seeing the strangely figure of Mr. Fred Harvey owner of El Tovar Hotel and Fred Harvey Company. During one of the incidents a tourist named Mark Griffith mentioned that his wife felt a strange presence that was pulling her clothing during the middle of the night.

Another couple mentioned seeing a scary bearded man who was staring right at them meeting eye to eye from their TV. There are more stories which keep adding to historical El Tovar Hotel. The hotel also has its side of reputed guests on its long list including Albert Einstein, Theodore Roosevelt, President Bill Clinton, Oprah Winfrey and many others who visited this haunted hotel.

Location: 1 El Tovar Rd, Grand Canyon Village, AZ 86023

Facilities: Gift shop, dining room, lounge, in-room dining for breakfast and dinner

12. Bisbee Grand Hotel, Bisbee

Bisbee Grand Hotel
Bisbee Grand Hotel

Bisbee Grand Hotel was established in 1906. Behind the artistic vibes and a quirky ambiance of the hotel, it is also known to be haunted by a lady who is known to roam around the hotel in a Victorian Era gown. Guests have reported seeing it in room no. 2 and 3.

Another paranormal activity which is often noticed is kind of classic to the old horror movies which you see, an old piano which starts playing on its own in the silence of midnight. Almost gives many of tis visitors a tingling chill through the spine.

Location: 61 Main St, Bisbee, AZ 85603

Facilities: artfully-curated rooms, Open bar with local brews, weekly entertainment night

13. The Hotel Congress, Tucson

Hotel Congress
Hotel Congress

The hotel congress was built in 1919, a boutique hotel and a cultural landmark for Tucson. This hotel has been a home to many ghastly ghosts and has experienced many paranormal activities since the beginning of 1919 when the hotel first opened its doors to its guests making it slip into one of the most haunted hotels in Arizona.

There are four rooms which are known to haunted in this hotel, room 242, room 220,room 214, and room 212 each having an eerie dark story behind it. Room 242 being the most creepy one is held by the women in the white dress who took her own life who was very troubled.

Location: 311 E Congress St, Tucson, AZ 85701

Facilities: Haunted rooms, private outdoor atrium, lounge, live events

14. Hotel San Carlos, Phoenix

San Carlos Hotel
Hotel San Carlos

Hotel San Carlos another on our list of haunted hotels in Arizona that is located in Phoenix. A lady named Leone Jensen haunts this hotel, who leaped off from the terrace of the hotel on May 27, 1928 after its initial establishment. Guests who have visited the hotel have reported seeing her jump from the roof every night.

Her spirit is also responsible for wailing cries and spine tingling screams in the night which can be heard by many guests who tend to hide in their blanket out of fear.

Many rumor has it, her suicidal death was a result of her breakup with the bellboy who used to work in the hotel. Maybe, she is still waiting for her bellboy boyfriend to accept her again.

Location: 202 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004

Facilities: Swimming pool, Sundeck, Italian architectural designed rooms, In-room service

15. Connor Hotel, Jerome

Hotel Connor
Connor Hotel

The last one to our list of haunted hotels in Arizona with all sorts of strange hauntings happening. The hotel had been burned down twice. Connor Hotel is one of the examples of creepy hotels which many guests are scared to enter. The spirits of the hotel majorly reside in rooms 1, 2 and 4.

The spirits that haunt the hotel is a lady in red and a male spirit, Many guests have reported seeing them on the second floor of the Connor hotel. There has been reports of strange whispers, sudden cold temperatures, items moving around and sudden flickering of lights on their own.

Location: 164 Main Street, P.O. Box 1177, Jerome, AZ 86331

Facilities: Free parking, Bar on site, Free Wi-fi, TV with satellite channels, Air conditioned room with mini fridge

For all those adventure freaks, if you on the lookout for creepy and scary hotels in Arizona, the above 15 should definitely be on your checklist. These places are known for centuries and are still visited by many in the possibility to see a ghost in person. Are you brave enough to enter the world of non-living?

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