The history of the haunted Le Pavillon Hotel dates back to 1907 when it was built as New Denechaud Hotel in Poydras Street, New Orleans. The site was formerly a streetcar depot and National Theater (also known as the German Theater or the Werlein Hall) that boasted four levels of seating that could fit approximately 1,500 people in a single show. However, the theater was razed to the ground in an accident.
The hotel is said to be haunted by a former madame who had served men in the building when it was a brothel. Couples spending the night in the hotel have frequently heard knocks on the door along with a soft whisper saying “time is up”.
The numerous reports of paranormal activities by both guests and staffs of Hotel Monteleone have made it almost a certainty that Hotel Monteleone is haunted. In fact, the official website of Hotel Monteleone have labelled the hotel as one of the premier haunted hotels in the city of New Orleans.
The haunting legend that Pierre have never left his home is likely to be true, according to the countless patrons who have visited the famous attraction. The spirit of Pierre is said to wander around the house, keeping an eye on anyone who attempts to steal or vandalize the property.
Contrary to popular belief, the century-old Jung Hotel is not haunted by ghosts. It is common to associate historic hotels with the paranormal due to its longstanding history and potential deaths or fatal incidents that may have happened in the building. This is added on to the fact that New Orleans have been listed by USA Today and CNBC as one of the top 10 most haunted cities in the United States However, there have been no reported cases of ghostly activities or inexplicable events going on in Jung Hotel.