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The Haunted Cottage / Booth House - CLOSED

43 Old Taylor Ln, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425-5170
+1 304-885-0707
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Very sketchy, poorly run, unprofessional

I am part of a paranormal investigation group and we decided to check out The Haunted Cottage. We... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2011
thegoddess1
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Silver Spring, Maryland
Lots of fun-not the typical ghost tour

We took the tour during one of the additional tour times added because of the Groupon deal. The... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2011
ReesaH
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Springfield, VA
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The Haunted Cottage is regretfully out of business. Due in no small part to our ability to promote and advertise ourselves being maliciously hindered, we felt it was time to move on.
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good13%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible32%
25 Feb 2015
“Closed!”
18 Oct 2014
“Gone, and apparently not to be missed!”
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43 Old Taylor Ln, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425-5170
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+1 304-885-0707

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Reviewed 31 July 2011

I am part of a paranormal investigation group and we decided to check out The Haunted Cottage. We found a groupon for 50% of the original price of $80. They adevertised that they are the nations premiere training facility for paranormal investigation and research and...More

13  Thank thegoddess1
HauntedCottage, Owner at The Haunted Cottage / Booth House, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2011

We had a tour where we were told to stay out of the way. The investigative team said they wanted a lecture about (in which their very insightful and well thought out questions kept that going for almost three hours) that they would take care...More

Reviewed 12 June 2011

We took the tour during one of the additional tour times added because of the Groupon deal. The guide said they didn't normally run tours during the day, and anyone planning to take one should be aware that the house is WARM. Not so bad...More

1  Thank ReesaH
HauntedCottage, Owner at The Haunted Cottage / Booth House, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2011

We have added air conditioning! Yay! This really helps upstairs now. Also, if you do arrive late, the history the of location and story of how it became known as the Booth House (only slightly related to JW Booth we found out), will be missed...More

Reviewed 9 June 2011

My friends and I had a great experience. I personally did not experience anything paranormal but friends who were with me had some very interesting experiences! I loved the house and the history.

Thank deepblueroxy
Reviewed 8 June 2011

I had never been on an overnight ghost tour before but I am so glad I did this one! Vince was so knowledgeable and I really feel the best part of the tour! The first half of the evening is educational/lecture format, although we were...More

3  Thank mmedawar
Reviewed 5 June 2011

After purchasing the Groupon and we called The Haunted Cottage to ask about making reservations. They said they didn't take reservations and that we could come anytime for our tour. So, we booked a hotel and drove all the way to Harper's Ferry from Washington...More

12  Thank teachvirginia
HauntedCottage, Owner at The Haunted Cottage / Booth House, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2011

Please read the and pay attention carefully to information on the site. When you call, The Haunted Cottage tries to be very careful explaining to guests how to book reservations. Since last year more than 2000 people have been able to successfully schedule reservations with...More

Reviewed 5 June 2011

A group of four friends and I vidited The Haunted Cottage and we all had a fantastic time. Vince Wilson, our tour guide was very credible and had alotof knowledge that he shared with us. The reason why we had such a good time was...More

3  Thank levonbell
Reviewed 4 June 2011

I brought 5 Jr. Ghost Hunters to The Haunted Cottage. We choice to do the "overnight" tour, which was from 8pm - 3am. The lectures were interesting and Vince is very knowledgeable. Unfortunately, we did not have any major Ghost experience however, we definitely felt...More

4  Thank maryb26
Reviewed 4 June 2011

if your the type to love the paranormal you will love this place. First: Vince taught all of us all about the paranormal and "ghost" then we got to take it all the info we learned and put it to use at a civil war...More

3  Thank OperationIPA
Reviewed 4 June 2011

We had the same experiences as the two reviewers below. I won't go into too much, but our tour guide actually FELL ASLEEP while we were there. He sent us off to do EVP sessions, and when we came back to go over what we...More

18  Thank MarganK
Reviewed 31 May 2011

I was in town visiting my sister and although there was some controversy about Vince, the tour guide, we decided to try the tour anyway. We walked into the John Wilkes Booth house (which actually turned out not to be his house, but a place...More

20  Thank CarolinaGirlNH
HauntedCottage, Owner at The Haunted Cottage / Booth House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2011

The Haunted Cottage is sorry that two people so far, out the hundreds who have visited since February 2010 did not have a good time. We hope to address these issues quickly in the future.

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