Haunted Hotels in Ohio

Does ghost-hunting seem an ideal way to spend the nights of your vacation? Does the idea of sleeping amongst ghosts in a haunted hotel give you more thrill than chill? If your dream trip includes spending a night or two in the presence of ghosts, entities, specters, phantoms, apparitions, or restless spirits, there are hotels in every state in the U.S. rumored to have unwelcome guests that refuse to leave.

Ghost hunters and brave voyagers beware. When you check into the most haunted hotels, or book a night in one of the most haunted hotel rooms, you may get a sleepless night.

Here is a list of haunted hotels, haunted motels, haunted bed and breakfasts, and haunted inns in the state of Ohio.

Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza

Opened in 1931, the Hilton Netherland Plaza resides in one of the most stunning buildings in Cincinnati. One of the finest examples of Art Deco interior in the world, the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza is a luxurious stays with old-school nuances in a very modern luxury hotel.

The most notoriously haunted hotel in the state, the Netherland Plaza Hilton’s ghosts have been written about in a slew of travel magazines and paranormal literature. During the hotel’s renovation, numerous construction workers reported seeing the Lady in Green, the hotel’s resident ghost.

The Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza is located at:
35 West Fifth Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
Phone: (513) 421-9100

The Buxton Inn

Constructed in 1812, Ohio’s oldest continuously operating inn was restored and opened as an inn once again in the early 1990s. The Buxton Inn has uniquely decorated guest rooms and incredible grounds. It’s more like staying on an old estate than in an inn.

Ghosts have been scurrying about The Buxton Inn’s property since the early 1900s. Doors and windows open and close, footsteps are heard in empty hallways, and the apparitions of more than one ghost has been seen at The Buxton, including the inn’s original owner and The Lady in Blue.

The Buxton Inn is located at:
313 East Broadway, Granville, Ohio 43023
Phone: (740) 587-0001

Hotel Breakers

Sitting right on Cedar Point Beach, the Hotel Breakers offers amazing views of Lake Erie and the easiest access to the most famous roller coaster park in the world. Theme rooms, three swimming pools, and an ice cream parlor, plus early entry to Cedar Point, makes the Hotel Breakers one fine place for lodging your family during your vacation.

But the Hotel Breakers isn’t all modern day luxury. Recurring haunts have been reported again and again at the Breakers. Electrical problems, unexplained noises, and other disturbances upset guests in one room, while apparitions walk many of the halls. Of course, the entire Cedar Point amusement park if believed to haunted. Rumor has it, the land was once a Native American burial ground.

The Hotel Breakers is located at:
One Cedar Point Drive, Sandusky, Ohio 44870
Phone: (419) 627-2350

Sleep Inn Sandusky

Your average modern, budget hotel, the Sleep Inn in Sandusky is minutes away from the attractions and offers many amenities. The Sleep Inn isn’t just your average chain hotel though. If you like budget haunts, this may be the place for you.

When walking the third floor, people often feel another presence, televisions go on an change channels without human aid, curtains flutter and open when the windows are closed and footsteps and doors slamming are often heard when there is no one else on the floor.

The Sleep Inn is located at:
5509 Milan Road, Sandusky, OH 44870
Phone: (419) 625-6989