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Is this the world’s creepiest motel?


Jarrod Sierocki

Hair in shower drains and questionable stains on bedsheets are usually the scariest things about hotels, but these hotels will have you screaming for a totally different reason.

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The Clown Motel in Nevada is the stuff of nightmares. Photo: TripAdvisor Traveller

LEGEND has it that the victims of a mysterious plague haunt this lonely motel in the middle of Nevada, USA. But that’s not even the creepiest thing about it.

The Clown Motel in Tonopah, a tiny former mining town halfway between Las Vegas and Reno, is, as its name suggests, home to hundreds of clowns.

They decorate the reception, bedrooms, hallways and walls and have been attracting and terrifying tourists around the globe for the past two decades. Some of the clowns even dangle above the beds and visitors have been known to cover them with towels to avoid nightmares.

Oh, and the motel is also right next to the Tonopah Cemetery.

The historic burial groun…

Read the full article at: http://www.news.com.au/travel/travel-ideas/weird-and-wacky/the-clown-motel-in-nevada-is-the-stuff-of-nightmares/news-story/6c0cc77080bea248139e5bfdd2d948e1

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