After watching countless scary movie marathons time and time again, spooky tales may start to become dull from behind the screen. Although propped haunted houses can surely get your heart pumping, there are tons of actual haunted places in Georgia where you can experience real and raw paranormal activity. If you're courageous enough, there are spots where you can even spend the night.

From eerie inns to vintage hotels, these scary sleepovers are not for the faint of heart. If you're ready to feel chills down your spine, hear strange noises, and maybe even peep some silhouettes lurking in the corridors, these six lodges make for the perfect unforgettable Halloween escapade.

With so much history and home to Savannah alone, one of the most haunted cities in the country, it's no surprise that cities all across the Peach State are crawling with ghosts and ghouls, who might just be waiting to befriend you in your slumber.

The Windsor Hotel

via Best Western Plus

$107+/night

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Address: 125 W. Lamar St., Americus, GA

Why You Need To Go: Despite this 1892 hotel being one of the most luxurious Best Westerns you'll likely ever see, the inside holds lots of historical horrors that still haunt the halls today. Although the bedrooms and common areas were renovated in 2020, it's said that the spirits still remain. Guests have reported laughter from a little girl who was pushed down the elevator to her death, and sights of a deceased doorman who is apparently still servicing guests. The hotel even provides paranormal activity tours.

Prices and terms of occupancy are confirmed at the time of publishing, but they can change at any time.

The Marshall House

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$125+/night

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Address: 123 E. Broughton St., Savannah, GA

Why You Need To Go: This hotel-turned-hospital built in the 1850s housed patients from the Civil War and the Yellow Fever eras. Home to several casualties and amputees from the war, guests are bound to encounter the undead. Visitors have reported seeing ghosts in military uniform (one of which is holding his detached arm looking for help), hearing children run and play, witnessing faucets turning on, and doorknobs rattling.


Prices and terms of occupancy are confirmed at the time of publishing, but they can change at any time.

Laura's Cottage

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$244/night

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Address: Savannah, GA

Why You Need To Go: This 221-year-old cottage is named after a late resident, Laura, who apparently still calls this Savannah spot her home. Some guests have reported her presence via windows opening and closing, and lights flickering. This former midwife previously grew flowers that still bloom outside the home today. Many of the antique furnishings still remain so you will likely feel the creepy time travel vibes upon entering this apparition-esque abode.


Prices and terms of occupancy are confirmed at the time of publishing, but they can change at any time.

The Partridge Inn

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$129+/night

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Address: 2110 Walton Way, Augusta, GA

Why You Need To Go: This Antebellum-style accommodation has a rich history evident in the lurking supernatural rendezvous reported by several visitors. What was once a private residence occupied by a bride named Emily is now a hotel, except now she's in ghost form. Her fiancé was rumored to be murdered and the heartbroken bride-to-be is allegedly seen roaming the inn dressed in her vintage wedding gown. 


Prices and terms of occupancy are confirmed at the time of publishing, but they can change at any time.

Riverview Hotel

via Riverview Hotel

$101+/night

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Address: 105 Osborne St., St. Mary's, GA

Why You Need To Go: This spooky St. Mary's spot on the river near Cumberland Island is sure to scare the pants off of you and your roommates. You may not want to lodge alone because hotel guests have reported strange happenings. If you dare, you can book room 8, which is infamous for housing a Civil war soldier's spirit who plays with the lights. There was once a power outage throughout the entire hotel, with the exception of this room. The property harbors historical significance dating back to the 1500s, so lots of haunting souls are likely to be hanging around.


Prices and terms of occupancy are confirmed at the time of publishing, but they can change at any time.

Jekyll Island Club Hotel

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$150+/night

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Address or Neighborhood: 371 Riverview Dr., Jekyll Island, GA

Why You Need To Go: You can take a beach trip and get spooked in one fell swoop at one of the world's most haunted hotels. Samuel Spencer, former president of the Southern Railroad Company, stayed here and was known for his ritual of reading the morning paper and sipping his coffee. Apparently, his habits still exist. Guests who have stayed in Spencer's room reported that their coffee and newspapers were tampered with while unattended.


Prices and terms of occupancy are confirmed at the time of publishing, but they can change at any time.

These locations might have just given the "Sunday scaries" a whole new meaning.


Before you get going, check our Responsible Travel Guide so you can be informed, be safe, be smart, and most of all, be respectful on your trip.


 

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