Eight tales of ghostly encounters through the decades, manifesting amid the ruins of a once grand English hotel.


Joshua Dickinson (segment), Amy L. Feeley (segment) | 6 more credits »
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Credited cast:
Hugh Fraser ... Tim (segment: 40 Years)
Reece Ritchie ... Charles Dickens (segment: Watching)
Rob Jarvis ... The Landlord (segment: Room 27b)
Paul Moriarty ... George (segment: Devil Inside)
Dominic Taylor ... Malcolm (segment: The Writer)
Kate Cook ... Miss Jenkins (segment: Ghost of a Chance)
Joshua Dickinson ... Tom (segment: Housekeeping)
Angeline Hunt ... Francesca (segment: The Contraption)
Andrew Hollingworth ... Eddie (segment: Room 27b)
Dan Rutter ... Lennie Maitland (segment: Devil Inside)
Molly Scurrell ... Betsy (segment: Room 27b)
Agnes Lillis ... Jenny (segment: Housekeeping)
Roderick Smith ... Willy Urlowe (segment: The Contraption)
Kyle Malan Kyle Malan ... Hobbit (segment: Devil Inside)
Judith Sharp ... Julie (segment: 40 Years)


Eight short tales of ghostly encounters through the decades at the legendary Great White Horse Hotel in Ipswich. Since 1518, the premises have offered a night's rest to such diverse luminaries as Charles Dickens, George II and the Beatles. The Haunted Hotel brings together eight tales of ghostly encounters, by turns spooky, comic, humorous and horrifying, all taking place among the rooms and corridors of this notoriously eerie establishment. 1924 - The Contraption. A ghost-hunter meets her match when she tries to use the latest technology to detect the presence of unquiet spirits. 1973 - The Writer. A novelist seeks inspiration for his next bestseller but finds his mind unravelling as his work turns into a dangerous obsession. 1836 - Watching. Charles Dickens has an unexpected encounter during a sleepless night in the regions, reporting for a newspaper on a local election. 1952 - Room 27B. Young lovers find their plans for tryst thrown into confusion when they take a wrong turn within... Written by FILM Suffolk

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Eight Decades. Eight Ghost Stories. Under One Roof. See more »


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The film was shot entirely on location at the (now closed) Great White Horse Hotel in Ipswich, UK, which dates back at least as far as the 17th century. The quote at the beginning of the film which begins "Never was such labyrinths..." is taken from Charles Dickens' novel 'The Pickwick Papers', and is directly referencing the hotel. See more »

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3 April 2021 | by Chilli61See all my reviews

I enjoyed this. It's always intriguing to see what can be achieved on a low budget and this delivers some excellent and quirky stuff. Well done to all involved. Hope it does well.

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Release Date:

2 April 2021 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Ipswich, Suffolk, England, UK

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2.35 : 1
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