Roosevelt Hotel

Los Angeles, California

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About

Year Built

1927

Address

7000 Hollywood Blvd
Los Angeles, California

Phone

(323) 856-1970

History

The Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel in Los Angeles, California opened in 1927 and was named after President Theodore Roosevelt. During the Golden Age of Hollywood, the Roosevelt Hotel played a central role in the film industry’s social scene. The first Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, were held at the hotel’s Blossom Room in 1929.

Over the years, the hotel has hosted numerous celebrities and events, contributing to its status as a historic and cultural institution. The hotel underwent renovations in the 1980s to restore its original charm, and it continues to attract guests with its combination of Old Hollywood glamour and modern luxury.

Haunted History

The Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel in California is often associated with tales of hauntings and paranormal activity. One of the most well-known stories involves the ghost of Marilyn Monroe, who is said to haunt the hotel. Monroe stayed at the Roosevelt Hotel frequently during her career, and guests and staff have reported sightings of her apparition in the hotel’s mirror in Suite 1200, which was her favorite suite. Some also claim to have heard her voice and felt a cold presence in the room.

Another ghostly presence at the Roosevelt is believed to be that of actor Montgomery Clift. Clift stayed in Room 928 while filming the movie “From Here to Eternity.” Guests and employees have reported hearing sounds of a trumpet playing (Clift played the trumpet) and seeing an apparition resembling the actor. Some even claim that the mirror in the room is a source of supernatural occurrences.

These ghost stories and paranormal encounters have contributed to the hotel’s reputation as one of the most haunted places in Hollywood.

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