Queen Mary, Long Beach, California, a luxurious floating hotel with a haunted reputation
An ocean liner which plied the North Atlantic Ocean from 1936 to 1967, RMS Queen Mary was the most grandiose ocean liner in the world during its prime. Today, it is a floating hotel where you can enjoy luxurious accommodations and amenities. If you are on the lookout for paranormal activities or want to enjoy a good scare, Queen Mary is the hotel to be.
It was in 1967 that Queen Mary sailed to its last destination, and is now permanently moored in Long Beach, California. Queen Mary is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and is part of the Historic Hotels of America of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. It was in 1971 that the Queen Mary was opened to the public after major renovations were done in the ship to make way for a number of tourist facilities including the Jacques Cousteau's Museum of the Sea. Through the years the Queen Mary has seen tremendous changes but it is still considered one of the most haunted hotels in the United States! Paranormal activities and ghost sightings has made the ship a favorite of ghost hunters, paranormal enthusiasts, clairvoyants, and ordinary folks who are curious about the hotel and its haunted past.
The hotel has 346 original First-Class Staterooms and nine Suites all equipped with modern amenities including wireless internet access, iPod docking stations and flat-screen televisions. It is believed that 33 of the rooms are haunted! Its facilities and amenities include a number of restaurants and bars, fitness center and spa, boutiques and shops, a sun terrace, gaming room, and a chapel. The hotel offers a number of tours such as Audio Tours, Glory Days Historical Tours, Shipyard Tour, Model Gallery Tour, and for those brave enough, Ghost and Legends Tour, and Haunted Encounters Tour.
There are so many stories about Queen Mary that will either make you run away from it or run to it! A stay in Queen Mary is the best way to know if it is really haunted or not. Book a room now and enjoy a stay at the Queen Mary.