Hotel Monte Vista

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Hotel Monte Vista
Hotel Monte Vista at night
The lobby of the Hotel Monte Vista

The Hotel Monte Vista is a famous and historic hotel located one block north of U.S. Route 66 in Flagstaff, Arizona.

History[edit]

Hotel Monte Vista was built in 1927 and is a centerpiece of the historic downtown district. It contains 73 rooms and suites on three floors. Many famous people have spent the night at the Hotel Monte Vista, including Hollywood actors and actresses: John Wayne, Spencer Tracy, Humphrey Bogart, Clark Gable, Anthony Hopkins, Esther Williams, and Barbara Stanwyck.

The hotel is located at 100 North San Francisco Street. The Monte Vista Lounge, or "Monte V" as it is known, is a popular bar and entertainment venue.

Hauntings[edit]

There have been many alleged ghost sightings at the Hotel Monte Vista. One of the sightings involves a "Phantom Bell Boy" that knocks on guests' doors in the middle of the night and will talk to the guest.

In popular culture[edit]

Film[edit]

The Hotel was a filming location for the 1942 American romantic drama Casablanca.

Television[edit]

Hotel Monte Vista was featured as a haunted location on the paranormal TV series, Most Terrifying Places which aired on the Travel Channel in 2019.[1]

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Coordinates: 35°11′54″N 111°38′50″W / 35.1982°N 111.6473°W / 35.1982; -111.6473