10/09/2012 07:08 am ET Updated Dec 09, 2012

The Northeast's Most Haunted Hotels (PHOTOS)

Halloween looms in the near future (though we must confess, we've been planning our costumes for months) and we're doing just about everything we can to get into the spooky spirit.

Carving pumpkins? Check. Watching a scary movie? Check. Visiting a spooky spot? Check.

In fact, some of our favorite hotels -- quaint rooms, delicious restaurants, friendly staff -- host resident ghosts. Fortunately, most of these shady figures are reportedly nice enough, but it certainly gives us a little chill when checking-in. Especially when we're visiting the chilly Northeast.

Continue reading -- if you dare -- to learn more about the spooky specters that haunt the Northeast's hotels.

-- Jane Reynolds,

The Northeast's Most Haunted Hotels