the Stanley Hotel
In Dec. 06, we spent the night at
Stanley. It was an experience we would never forget.
We had dinner in the dining
took the ghost tour and then went back to our room for
We saw the door handle rotate while we were sitting on the
room; no big deal. Our room was 424.
I was tired so I fell asleep right away. During the night, it
like there was an incredible amount of footsteps in the
was as though they were coming right through the room. Later,
remember my honey quietly getting up to go to the bathroom,
heard her do hundreds of times before; you get to know a
I remember perceiving her at the window in a night gown. I was
from a dead sleep by a very scared girl who told me that she
someone in the room with us!!! I fumbled for the light switch
lamp, but could not find it right away---out of the corner of
my eye, I
saw something on the open windowsill. What, at first, I
thought was a
cat.... was a racoon! I got out of bed and went toward
that there could be another one in the room behind me. The
out the window as I approached. I shut the window as the coon
about 4 feet down the little section of roof. It then turned
came back to within one foot of the window, and stared at me.
suddenly looked to my right and bared its teeth and hissed.
There was something very wierd about that racoon. I thought my
standing beside me. The racoon then worked its way along the
and out of sight. The drop from the 4th floor must be around
30 feet or
more. I said something about the coon turning and
hissing at her
and she said that she was sitting at the other side of the
room on the
bed!! What it saw ....I don't know. She was still very
about what had happened and told me that she heard heavy human
footfalls and walking noises right along her side of the bed.
afraid to open her eyes because what she perceived, as a male
was standing right over her. I believe her because she is a
and rational woman. I dont know if the racoon was in the room,
because I only saw it on the window sill, but I said to her,
surprised you were not startled by the racoon, when you got up
to the window".
She informed me that she NEVER, ONCE GOT OUT OF BED THAT
Someone got out of the bed...... I am sure of it---it was
this point, my honey wanted to leave---it was about 2:30 AM.
up staying till sunup, at my request. There was alot about
that was bizarre and can hardly be put into words. Never a
things like this before; I will never dismiss outright
strange experience again.It seems that this story could be
away. This doesn't account for the profound, overwhelming
both had that we were not alone in the room that night. Over a
later, we summoned the courage to stay on the 4th floor again,
time in room 420. We both experienced an uncanny sense of
peace that night. There was a strange feeling that we were not
In my heart of hearts, I know that there is something very
going on, on the 4th floor, of the Stanley Hotel.