Luxor Hotel

Las Vegas, Nevada

Average Scary Score: 0.0 stars (based on ratings)

About

Year Built

1992

Address

3900 S Las Vegas Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89119

Phone

(702) 262-4000

History

The Luxor Hotel in Las Vegas, renowned for its iconic pyramid structure, opened its doors on October 15, 1993. Developed by Circus Circus Enterprises (now MGM Resorts International), the Luxor was designed to evoke ancient Egypt, complete with a 350-foot-tall pyramid featuring a powerful beam of light known as the Luxor Sky Beam, which remains one of the strongest beams in the world. The hotel originally featured 2,526 rooms spread across the pyramid and two additional towers, offering a total of 4,407 rooms at its peak.

In the years following its opening, the Luxor underwent several expansions and renovations to modernize its facilities and offerings, including the addition of more upscale amenities, restaurants, and entertainment options. Despite its unique and initially well-received theme, the Luxor has faced challenges in recent years to maintain its appeal amidst the evolving landscape of Las Vegas resorts. However, its distinctive pyramid shape and central location on the Las Vegas Strip continue to make it a recognizable landmark and a popular destination for visitors from around the world.

Haunted History

The Luxor Hotel in Las Vegas has garnered a reputation for paranormal activity over the years. One notable legend involves the ghost of a construction worker who died during the hotel’s building phase. According to stories, a worker fell to his death inside the pyramid structure, and his spirit is said to haunt the hotel to this day. Guests and employees have reported sightings of a shadowy figure and strange noises emanating from empty rooms or corridors, contributing to the hotel’s reputation as one of Las Vegas’ haunted locations.

Another eerie tale associated with the Luxor involves a tragic incident in 1996 when a guest jumped to their death from one of the upper floors of the hotel. Reports suggest that visitors sometimes experience unsettling sensations or sightings in the vicinity of where the incident occurred. These occurrences have fueled speculation about supernatural activity within the Luxor, adding to its allure as a destination for those interested in the paranormal.

The Luxor Hotel embraces its mystique and has even offered ghost tours in the past. These stories persist among visitors and staff alike, contributing to the hotel’s reputation as a place where the line between reality and the supernatural may blur for some.

 

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