Some of the most spectacular hotels in the country are so beautiful the guests refuse to leave. Snag luxury accommodations nationwide for as much as 50% off and experience a Halloween thrill beyond trick-or-treating at hotels rumored to be haunted.
Radisson Plaza Lord Baltimore, Baltimore ... $79 Thursday-Sunday through Feb. 29 (40% off)
Baltimore's only Historic Landmark hotel has accommodated Charm City's most prominent guests since opening in 1928. Catch a glimpse of Victorian-attired ghosts in the hotel's ballroom. The spirit of a little girl has been seen playing in the 19th floor's hallway.
Just three blocks from the Inner Harbor, guests have immediate access to the area's best restaurants and nightlife as well as the National Aquarium, Camden Yards and Fort McHenry.
Equinox Golf Resort & Spa, Manchester Village, Vt. ... $99 Sunday-Thursday through Jan. 31 (50% off)
The 4-star resort was Mary Todd Lincoln's favorite escape from D.C.'s humid summers. Guests spot the former first lady and her son Willie, who died as a child, wandering the third floor halls or shaking furniture in guest rooms.
Ghouled-out guests release tension with spa services or lessons at the Land Rover Driving School's 80-acre course and "Hawk Walks" at the British School of Falconry, both on the hotel's property. Select weekends in December and January are discounted to $199 per night. Not available on: Nov. 3-5, 24-26; Dec. 23-31; Jan. 13-15
The Queen Mary, Long Beach, Calif. ... $99 weekdays/$119 weekends through Dec. 30 (Save up to $100)
Stay aboard the historic ocean liner, now permanently docked in Los Angeles' San Pedro Bay, and mingle with passengers who didn't survive their voyage. This rate includes a complimentary room upgrade and Ghosts & Legends Tour.
A strong drink in the lounge with panoramic Pacific views might be necessary after spotting female spirits, still wearing 1930s swimsuits, in the first-class pool or a visit to Cabin B340, no longer rented out due to extreme paranormal activity.
Adolphus Hotel, Dallas ... $99 through February (50% off)
Opened in 1912, the 4-star hotel gained a reputation for lavish parties and for some, the party never ended. The front desk reports regular complaints of footsteps, boisterous conversations and Big Band music in deserted hallways, especially on the 19th floor, once the property's original ballroom.
Guests can explore Dallas from their central location and receive $20 daily dining credit redeemable at the on-site restaurant, the French Room, one of Conde Nast Traveler's Top 20 Restaurants in America.
Ellis Hotel, Atlanta ... $109 through Dec. 29 (30% off)
It's no wonder this hotel, the site of the most tragic hotel fire in U.S. history, is supposedly haunted. On Dec. 7, 1946, 119 lives were lost, and 65 years later, guests report smelling smoke when there is no fire and empty hallways filled with voices.
The hotel is centrally located downtown within walking distance of the World of Coca-Cola and CNN Center. Guests will receive $15 food and beverage credit and can calm their nerves before tucking in at the hotel's complimentary evening wine tasting.
Hotel del Coronado, San Diego ... $276 through Dec. 20 (reg. $415)
At this 5-star oceanfront hotel -- one of USA Today's Top 10 Resorts in the World -- the ghost of Kate Morgan hasn't checked out since 1892 when she took her own life on the beach after her estranged husband never showed for their rendezvous. Visitors to 3327, Kate's room, report flickering lights, floating objects and a figure in a black dress walking the halls.
Nestled on 28 acres of beachfront property, the resort offers beach yoga, upscale shopping excursions, sunset cocktails and surfing lessons. Stay two nights and get the third consecutive night free.
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