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The Campbell House - Lexington KY Haunted Place

   
  • 1375 S. Broadway
  • Lexington, KY
  • (859) 255-4281
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Stories say there is a bloodstain on a carpet here where a woman was stabbed to death. She is said to be one of the two women that were murdered here. Witnesses have reported apparitions and doors slamming on their own.
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  • It is haunted

    My husband and I stayed at The Campbell House in October of 2009. We stayed 3 nights. We were there for the fall race meet at Keeneland. For whatever reason, they put us in a room on the 2nd floor in the very back of the hotel. It is a huge hotel. Our hallway was a long hallway. The entire time we stayed, we never saw any other people on that hall. Other guests were staying in rooms up near the front of the hotel. It's a beautiful place, good food, nice bar. Anyway on the third night, or should I say morning, at 3 o'clock iin the morning, we were awakened by the sound of loud slamming doors. Over and over and this went on for about 20 minutes. We didn't get up to look out the door. Then, about 10 minutes later, we heard the ice machine near our room being used. I then got up and looked out in the hall. No one there. Weird. So, next morning at breakfast in the hotel dining room, we were telling our waitress about it. She said "that makes the hair on the back of my neck stand up.". She proceeded to tell us about coming in early one morning at 5am to get the coffee started and she noticed a tall man, dressed in Victorian clothes walking briskly through the dining room. He didn't look at her. She thought it strange so she went to ask the desk clerk if he had seen the man. He said no. Then we find out later that the place is haunted. A woman was murdered there.

    Posted 9/30/21

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  • Beautiful Hotel but Definitely Haunted

    In 2018 drove from Florida to attend the keeneland sale in September. After the long drive I asked a frisky to book my. Family rate a Hilton Hotel in Lexington. She booked the The Campbell House for. I parked my truck and looked up the hotel on TripAdvisor and saw Couple of reviews stating it’s haunted. So it was not a good start and I was on Gaurd Already. Very nice staff when I checked in. It was around 5 o clock pm. I turned the lamp next to the tv on and below with a fire flame and smoke. Smelled burning. Called the front desk they said they will send Maintenance to fix it. I was so tired so I laid on the bed. Turned the tv on. It won’t come on. Call the front desk again and told to fix the tv also. I laid on the bed again and after about 5 minutes tv came on by it self and right after that lamp that blew came on. I walked to it and checked it and it look good. I called the front desk and canceled the repair order. At this time I knew the lamp incident is not normal so I jumped in the shower. I was so tired I fell asleep. Woke up around 11:30 pm. I was si hungry . Called the front desk for options they told me no one will deliver at this time and they don’t have an food at the hotel for sale. I asked where the vending machine is. They agent said walk down the hall and it is all the way at the end on the right. I walked down the hall pass their meeting or banquet halls. They were all dark. I was the only one there. Found the vending machine. Bought snacks and drinks and right when I grabbed them from the bin the ice machine next to the vending machine started to dispense ice. There was a big plastic container placed under the machine to catch the ice. I walked back to my room. I went back to sleep. Around 3:30am I woke up hearing little kids running the hallway and calling each other. Let’s go we are going to be late. Come on let’s go. I was curious. I opened the door and no one was there. Close the door heard the same noise again of kids running down the hall and calling each other. Next day I had breakfast in their restaurant. I have read in the reviews that some have witnessed a man waking in the restaurant and seen a lady walk down the stairs. Did not experienced that. One the way out i met a doorman. He asked me how my stay was I told him very good. I told him I love the hotel especially the wood in the lobby. He said the hotel has been renovated but there is a basement in the hotel that has not been touched and next time I come there he will give me a tour there. He said it’s a closed section of the hotel and no one is allowed to go there but he is will be able to take me there and show it to me. Off course I never went back

    Posted 8/7/21

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  • I don’t know what I saw

    I’m staying here because I’m working at hotel next door but me and the person I’m rooming wit just had the lamp between our beds start buzzing and flickering and I saw something darkly zoom past the foot of my bed and go past his bed but when I jumped up and looked there was nothing there but I told my wife on phone what happened and she tells me about the haunted stuff that’s happening here ,so hopefully I get a little sleep tonight now that I know this

    Posted 6/30/21

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  • I'm looking forward to knowing more about this place

    The lid on the ice bucket slammed down. I was laying here in the dark watching TV. I've only been here for a couple of hours and I don't know anything about the history of this place. I'm definitely going to ask tomorrow. Hopefully the rest of my night will be quiet. That ice bucket and tray might end up in the hallway tonight lol.

    Posted 8/1/20

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    1 out of 2 found this review helpful

  • Yes it's haunted

    Husband and I stayed there in October 2009. We were on 2nd floor in the very back hall. No one else was staying on our long hallway. We wondered why they put us back there. I'm out last night there, we were awakened at 3:30 in the morning by the sound of loud doors slamming, over and over. This went on for 20+ minutes. We didn't understand because tree was no one staying on our hall. Finally, I jumped up and looked out into the hall. Nothing. No one. Next morning, we are breakfast in the hotel restaurant. I told the waitress about what happened. She said it made the hairs stand up on the of of her neck. She then proceeded to tell me about her experience there. One morning, she came in very early to set up for breakfast. It was 5:30 am. She saw a man, dressed in turn of the century clothes, walking through the restaurant. He didn't seem to see her. She thought it was strange, so she went to see where he went. He vanished. The front desk clerk didn't see him come by. When we got home, we found out that ghost hunters had been to that hotel to investigate. There had been 2 murders long ago. It is haunted.

    Posted 5/14/20

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  • It’s old style

    It’s historical and the elevators is old

    Posted 2/26/20

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  • Doors slaming

    Heard door slam and no was on the hall

    Posted 2/8/20

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    1 out of 2 found this review helpful

  • Quaint

    Quaint hotel lots of character only 2nd time that I’ve stayed the first time I stayed I did have an experience But nothing to really scare me would love to stay there for a longer period of time

    Posted 11/8/19

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  • I love this hotel

    The front of the hotel is very inviting. There is a beautiful sitting area outside as you pull up to the front entrance. Very nice comfortable chairs to lounge in and have a drink. Beautiful lobby and restaurant where the breakfast is very good. I can't attest to any other meal because I haven't had it. The rooms are all very spacious with a comfortable couch, large desk, refrigerator and microwave, just a beautiful hotel all the way around.

    Posted 7/20/19

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    2 out of 3 found this review helpful

  • Pretty creepy after knowing the story when u stayed there

    I stayed there for one night and my mom didnt know that it was haunted and my mom's cousin didnt want to tell her that so she looked it up to get the phone number and there was storys bout it being haunted.We were by the construction place and in a suite my mom and mom's cousin and her daughter new it was haunted and when we went in the lights were flickering off and on and there was only light from lamps.By one of the construction places there were well what me and my mom thot were footprints but it ends up that they were blood stains from one of the ladies that died there

    Posted 3/23/19

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  • Pretty creepy after knowing the story when u stayed there

    I stayed there for one night and my mom didnt know that it was haunted and my mom's cousin didnt want to tell her that so she looked it up to get the phone number and there was storys bout it being haunted.We were by the construction place and in a suite my mom and mom's cousin and her daughter new it was haunted and when we went in the lights were flickering off and on and there was only light from lamps.By one of the construction places there were well what me and my mom thot were footprints but it ends up that they were blood stains from one of the ladies that died there

    Posted 3/23/19

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    1 out of 3 found this review helpful

  • Pretty creepy after knowing the story when u stayed there

    I stayed there for one night and my mom didnt know that it was haunted and my mom's cousin didnt want to tell her that so she looked it up to get the phone number and there was storys bout it being haunted.We were by the construction place and in a suite my mom and mom's cousin and her daughter new it was haunted and when we went in the lights were flickering off and on and there was only light from lamps.By one of the construction places there were well what me and my mom thot were footprints but it ends up that they were blood stains from one of the ladies that died there

    Posted 3/23/19

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    2 out of 3 found this review helpful

  • True Kentucky chime with Ken well appointed rams.ooms.

    Wonderful experience on the first night of staying here but on the Second night we heard a sound in the hall it sounded like running but it was only from a few doors down from us to the one beside but no one heard a door open and we couldn’t hear anymore footsteps after we heard the sound otherwise it is Beautiful.

    Posted 11/25/18

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    2 out of 2 found this review helpful

  • Most frightening night

    I stayed here about 3 years ago and had a night I’ll never get over. Woke up abruptly- small light was on that I had left on- I saw a black man wearing butler type clothing, white gloves and carrying a silver tray with something on it- he was at the end of my bed and when I saw him he smiled peacefully and put his finger to his mouth as if to say quiet- he sort of kept walking and disappeared through the wall.

    Posted 8/18/18

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    9 out of 9 found this review helpful

  • it was over all a beautiful place

    so my family has a past of being psychic and stuff. And some of it passed down to me . We were on our way back from florida for halloween break . And we pulled up to the campbell house , i looked in the pool area and i told my mom something happened in there because i just knew. And she looked it up but did not tell me anything until we left. But we stayed in the room with the little balcony in front of it. And my step dad looked out the window and he swears on everything he seen a lady standing in the window (the museum ) i personally did not see it so i dont know. and i dont see him lying about it he was pretty scared. i sat on the couch after words and i felt a colddd hand touch my cheeck . i just kinda sat there in shock i put my hand over it and something in the bathroom fell . we still dont know how.

    Posted 2/28/18

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    5 out of 5 found this review helpful

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