Old Hotel deep in the woods of Kentuc...

Old Hotel deep in the woods of Kentucky lake

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Loggerjack

Benton, KY

#1 Jan 5, 2013
Does anyone know where I can find information on the Hotel deep in the woods of kentucky lake in aurora? I walked up there about 6 years ago and It had a vampires face painted on it, it was huge. Suposebly way back in the day this is where those "Vampire Clans" would meet Years and years ago. There is really nothing left of the building but a wall and stairs maybe? I can't remember every detail it's been too long. There is also a Black top paved road deep in the woods at the very top it's not very long but I was so interested when I explored all this but I never can seem to find any information on what use to be present in those parts. Driving passed kentucky lake you would have never thought those things were up there. I can't remember if it was a house, old school or church but that was also up there on the paved road. Sorry this is so long I would just like to know if anyone has any information or know where i can find pics etc. Thank you and please don't be immature by leaving silly or rude comments, i know what I saw and I know it is there
hotel california

Benton, KY

#2 Jan 5, 2013
I think they tore it down after those kids from murray went on the killing spree they hung out there. There was a book written about it but I can't think of the name. Hope this helps
still there

United States

#3 Jan 6, 2013
It is still there, but gonna be hard to get to because of the new road put through there. And, really all thats left is a wall and maybe some flooring not much ta see. Last time I was there I took some spray paint and painted crosses over all that demonic looking crap. It just had bad vibes ya know?
Hmm

Paducah, KY

#4 Jan 6, 2013
I thought hotel California was in LBL. It's been a long time since I was there.
Local

Fulton, KY

#5 Jan 6, 2013
It used to be the old Ken Lake hotel, I believe. Yes, it is hard to get to now because of the new road. I don't recall any killings there, I think that's just rumors.
info

United States

#6 Jan 6, 2013
It's the "vampire hotel". "Hotel California" is in LBL. You have to drive just over the bridge and park and walk about a mile straight up and all that's left is a chimney and some concrete pieces. They covered up and filled in where you could climb down into the "basement". If you do go up there you need to be very careful because there are still cisterns that if you fall in you're pretty much dead.
Grumpy

Hopkinsville, KY

#7 Jan 6, 2013
No killings just a supposed hangout for the vampire freaks back in the day.
Logger

Benton, KY

#8 Jan 6, 2013
So the old hotel is on the lake and the vamp hangout is in lbl? Got any directions to either one?? is it worth a day trip hike?? To either?? Thanks
info

Cadiz, KY

#9 Jan 6, 2013
Not really. They're both just the remains of old old houses before the dam. I mean the woods around the place is pretty but it's honestly nothing special about either.
Not such a big deal

Hopkinsville, KY

#10 Jan 6, 2013
It wasn't ever a hotel. It was the extravagant home of a very wealthy man who liked to throw lavish parties, sometimes of a "questionable nature". It was, like all other homes, bought by the government and torn down years ago. Kids over the years have made up all sorts of stories and names for it. But it was just a spot to party. When they want to be bad, they make up bad stories and stupid names for it. Foundation was further demolished to cut down traffic and eliminated a lot of the "seating" on low walls, and spots to get limited privacy.
Go to Fenton. It's on the very top of the large hill to the left of the road if you came from the aurora side. Nothing but foundation left. The "vampire clan" was just a bunch of idiot kids with sickened imaginations.
BlastFromThePast

Benton, KY

#11 Jan 6, 2013
Loggerjack wrote:
Does anyone know where I can find information on the Hotel deep in the woods of kentucky lake in aurora? I walked up there about 6 years ago and It had a vampires face painted on it, it was huge. Suposebly way back in the day this is where those "Vampire Clans" would meet Years and years ago. There is really nothing left of the building but a wall and stairs maybe? I can't remember every detail it's been too long. There is also a Black top paved road deep iwoods at the very top it's not very long but I was so interested when I explored all this but I never can seem to find any information on what use to be present in those parts. Driving passed kentucky lake you would have never thought those things were up there. I can't remember if it was a house, old school or church but that was also up there on the paved road. Sorry this is so long I would just like to know if anyone has any information or know where i can find pics etc. Thank you and please don't be immature by leaving silly or rude comments, i know what I saw and I know it is there
. Actually the "original" Hotel California was up closer to the north end of the LBL. It was an old two story bldg and the access road was across from the Star Camp road. You had to go a few miles in and then turn right down a dirt road. Iim from the seventies high school era and our crew gave it the name Hotel California since that album was a favorite of our. Good Times there but no vampire or evil stuff from our people. People were too "happy" for that crap. The south end places were used many years after our era.
BlastFromThePast

Benton, KY

#12 Jan 6, 2013
Last I heard is that the dirt road leading to that bldg is too washed out to drive to it. Not sure how much of it is still there.
bigdog

Benton, KY

#13 Jan 6, 2013
There were two hotel California's in LBL one on north end one on south. The south one is where the vampire group hung out The kids that thought they were vampires did kill the parents of the leaders girl friend but not in LBL. He was on TV not to long ago
True Christian

Greenville, KY

#15 Jan 7, 2013
bigdog wrote:
There were two hotel California's in LBL one on north end one on south. The south one is where the vampire group hung out The kids that thought they were vampires did kill the parents of the leaders girl friend but not in LBL. He was on TV not to long ago
True.. i saw the episode on TV, They had drove to Fl to kill her parents. The leader had nothing to do with the killing.
Loggerjack

Benton, KY

#17 Jan 7, 2013
Is there a way I can find any old pictures of what the place use to look like back in the day?
I am very interested in how towns use to look back in the older days.
here you go

Delano, TN

#18 Jan 7, 2013
I tried posting a link earlier but couldn't. Go to Google and search for Vampire Hotel, click on the Explore Kentucky Lake (top result) link and there you will find all the info.
Loggerjack

Benton, KY

#19 Jan 8, 2013
thank you
Andrew ray Lovett

Nashville, TN

#20 Jan 9, 2013
They tore the one down across from aurora but there is another "hotel California" on up its off of 120
Jeff

Muskogee, OK

#21 Jan 9, 2013
Are ya'll talking about the old house with the silo (used to be a silo anyway) not sure if it was a house or not but it was on top of the hill by Fenton? If so I grew up in Aurora in the 70's and 80's. Us local Aurora teens used to drive up there after working at the Brass Lantern, Kenlake etc and drink beer before the road got to washed out to drive up there. It was great times for us residents but as I remember there was nothing haunted or evil about it. Matter of fact the only people who even went up there were us locals who lived in Aurora. And we only went up there because you could build a fire in the winter to stay warm and hang out without worrying about the cops. LOL Not like we were worried, there was only one cop who lived out that way anyway during those days and he all knew us and wouldnt have bothered us anyway as long as we didnt get to out of hand. It was a cool place.
aurora guy

Benton, KY

#22 Jan 21, 2013
Local wrote:
It used to be the old Ken Lake hotel, I believe. Yes, it is hard to get to now because of the new road. I don't recall any killings there, I think that's just rumors.
no it was not the kenlake hotel it was and old ferry house, it had mens and womans showers down stairs i used to go there while it was still standing, and yes there was kids that met there and called them selves vampires and they did go to florida and killed the one girls parents, my niece spent 15 years in prison in florida for her part in the murders she just got out of prison in 2012

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