One of the reasons we love historic hotels is the urban legends they've inspired — and many of them come with a spooky twist. Even if you're not a fan of horror movies or haunted houses, the back stories of these could-be ghosts and their ties with these decades-old establishments are still fascinating to hear about.
With Halloween just over a month away, we've rounded up the most allegedly haunted hotels known around the world for their paranormal activities. From a possessed bed and breakfast to an eerie castle, be prepared to be utterly captivated — and slightly creeped out.
This story has been updated.