The countdown to Halloween has begun, and so has Count Chiku’s eerie mission to show you the scariest places around the country with his 666 Series . If you missed the first post, head over here for a vampire hunt !
In the second of three hair-raising articles, Count Chiku shows you where to sleep with ghosts – and famous guests – at 6 haunted hotels!
Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel – Los Angeles, CA
The historic Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel was home to the very first Academy Awards ceremony, and now it is rumored to be home to old Hollywood ghosts! Many visitors have reported spotting a blonde woman in a full-length mirror – the same mirror that used to be in Marilyn Monroe’s poolside suite. Is it Marilyn in the mirror? Head to Hollywood to see for yourself! Continue reading
If the word “Ritz” makes you strong Association with high-society weddings, a wealthy American couples in the dreary woolen suits, British old men in trench coats and hats and pretentious celebrities, then you probably never stayed at the Ritz Madrid hotel advertising
O n one of the three existing in the world “old Ritzi” — legendary hotels, founded in the late XIX early XX centuries in Paris, London, and then Madrid by Cesar Ritz, the famous hotel Mogul, nicknamed “the hotelier of kings.”
The hotel was founded in 1910 under the personal order of the Spanish king Alfonso XIII: the monarch, who had to attend by the time the Paris and London luxury hotels Ritz, was horrified to find that the capital of his own Kingdom, can not boast of anything similar. So the Spanish metropolis got your “Ritz”. However, from the beginning his fate was slightly different from the Paris and London namesakes. But more on that later. Continue reading