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10 Delightfully Spooky Airbnb Rentals

Ghosts, medieval towers, and more.

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In the heart of Savannah's historic district, this 1799 cottage was used as a location in Robert Redford's film The Conspirator, and is often included in local ghost tours. It's said to be haunted by (unsurprisingly) a woman named Laura. While few Airbnb reviews mention anything supernatural, you can comb through the TripAdvisor reviews to read some chilling tales.

This location was apparently used as a hospital during the Battle of Gettysburg and here's what the host has to say: "I will be your only 'living' host, but there are many others who reside with me. They have lived at the farm for many many years, some for hundreds of years. Yes, the house is haunted, but they are all friendly!"

This remote 12th century tower still retains lots of original details like beamed ceilings and locks. Some guests have called their stay "spooky," which would make sense if centuries-old walls could talk. (But OK, it also looks incredibly romantic as well.)

Located near Truth or Consequences (an actual city in New Mexico), this residence is totally off the beaten path and located IN AN ACTUAL GHOST TOWN. It was apparently used years ago as a stagecoach stop, and you can visit the town's preserved old saloon.

Located in the Garden District of New Orleans, guests can elect to stay in the "Haunted Bedroom" — that's the actual name of the room — where the spirit of a shy young girl in a yellow dress from the 1890s roams. This testimony from one guest: "We both sat there listening all night to tiny footsteps dancing around the bed. It sounded like a young person who had a long skirt on. You could hear the rustling of her taffeta on the floor."

9. Old tower in Umbria, Italy, $91

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This ancient circular stone residence was once part of a stable ... which was abandoned. But it's the history that surrounds the place — in the "countryside hamlet called Sanguineto" — that make the story kind of disturbing: "This place takes its name from the famous bloody battle of 217 BC fought between the Roman army and the Carthaginian army (led by Hannibal)."

The hosts of this old farm house claim that their "ghosts like to host guests" and "our place is old and spooky, because we like the romance of old and spooky." To add to the kook factor, the place is stocked with Victorian antiques, toys, and dolls.

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