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French Market Inn - Real New Orleans Haunt

  • 509 Decatur St.
  • New Orleans, LA
  • (888) 626-2725
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Stories say this hotel is haunted by eerie mist figures that float about, red handprints that turn up on guests' beds, and the metallic clanging and creaking sounds of a pulley system. These haunting reports have taken place since the 1830s.
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  • Bed Shaking in Middle of the Night

    I had no idea this place had a reputation for being haunted. I would have never stayed here if I knew. I was on a trip with my son, who stayed in a different room. Around 2am I woke up and my bed was shaking back and forth. I couldn't figure out what was going on because I was on the 3rd floor and it couldn't be a truck or anything driving by. In the morning I met my son for breakfast and when I asked him how he slept, he told me he woke up in the middle of the night with his bad shaking back and forth. I googled to see if there was an earthquake or something in the area...nothing.

    Posted 3/17/23

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  • Pulley chain system

    My mom and I stayed at the French market Inn for a couple nights. I Woke up around 2 am in the morning to the sound of a pulley system right above our bed. After looking online supposedly the location was a warehouse and these big pulley systems were common back in the day. My mom didn’t wake up and I swear this happened for at least 5 minutes and then stopped. This happened multiple nights. Very eerie since it was right above my head.

    Posted 12/11/22

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    We stayed at the French market Inn Hotel not knowing anything about any "haunted" stories , nor do I believe that stuff. I was there for my daughters Volley ball tournament . We went to bed around 12 and awoken around 2am by a slimy feeling all over me like I was wet. Our room was pitch black , an inside room with no windows. I woke my boyfriend at the time to turn on the lights and when he did we were both COVERED in blood and it was all over the sheets and headboard . I panicked and freaked out, he was telling me to be calm and get into the shower , both of us one at a time to see who was bleeding from where, but neither of us were. It was literally like a slaughter went down...We kind of panicked , didnt know what to do , called down for house keeping for more sheets without saying why, we stripped the bed and (dont ask me why I dont know) put the bloody sheets in a bag and made the bed and threw them in a dumpster on our way out in the am to the game... (thinking we would be charged for damages or something ?).. never said a word. while at the game the hotel called us and asked us to please stop by the front desk for a new room key as they were moving us to another room as there has been an incident in our room. (they NEVER said a word either). We went and got our new key and thought "here it comes im gonna have to pay for a new mattress" and NO ONE said a word just moved us to a new room, when we retrieved our things , the house keeping was moving the mattress out of the room and cleaning it. We NEVER told anyone about this story as we were SO freaked out and thought we would have to pay or people would think we were crazy.. UNTIL now, as im reading the things I see on line about it being haunted ... I swear on the Holy Bible this is a true story.. Just bizarre.

    Posted 1/4/21

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