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The Queen Mary’s Most Haunted Cabin Will Re-Open To Overnight Guests This Month

Black and white photo of the Queen Mary at sea

The Queen Mary, dubbed one of the “Top 10 most haunted places on Earth” by Time Magazine, has announced the notoriously haunted Stateroom B340 will once again be available for overnight guests starting Friday, April 13th. Featured on SYFY Channel’s Ghost Hunters and the British TV series Most Haunted, room B340 offers thrill seekers and scare enthusiasts the unique opportunity to spend the night in the axiom of all alleged paranormal activity at the Queen Mary.  Fans of The Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor will also recognize B340 as the name of one of the many haunted mazes from the ship’s annual Halloween event. Room reservations will be available at 877-342-0742.

“Several of the cabins onboard the Queen Mary are considered haunted. But, the stateroom with the most infamous reputation is room B340,” said Stephen Sowards, General Manager of the Queen Mary. “The last time the room was occupied by a guest was in the 1980’s. For decades we’ve had thousands of visitors request to occupy the room, and after 30 years, we are excited to once again extend the offer to our guests.”

Stateroom B340 has a large volume of recorded paranormal activity with many stories of haunted encounters noted in the ship’s logs. Reports date back to the final ocean voyage in 1967 and include complaints from guests staying in B340 claiming that someone was knocking on the door in the middle of the night. Other complaints include bathroom lights turning on by themselves, the sink faucet turning on and off on its own, and unexplained bathroom doors shutting. Some guests have reported the covers of their bed being pulled off while asleep and waking to see a dark figure standing at the foot of the bed.

During voyage years, the space encompassed three third class staterooms, and has since been remodeled to become one large guest room suite. A perfect blend of authentic style and modern amenities, B340 is larger than the average cruise ship cabin. Featuring operable portholes and offering all the modern conveniences of a contemporary hotel, the famously haunted stateroom offers a true ocean liner experience. In addition to standard hotel room amenities, B340 will supply a chest with unique items available for guests to amplify their overnight haunt experience, including a Ouija board, tarot cards, crystal ball, and ghost hunting equipment.

The Queen Mary’s year-long haunted attractions and tours continue to draw thrill-seekers of all ages in 2018 with continued updates and enhancements. Since its soft opening in winter of 2017, the re-inspired Ghosts and Legends Tour has added more frights with a new scene, more ambient lighting, and elevated scare factors all in hopes to strengthen the presence of the Queen Mary’s resident ghosts. Additional haunted attractions offered onboard the Queen Mary include Paranormal Shipwalk, Dining with Spirits, and Paranormal Investigation. The Paranormal Investigation tour invites guests to join ship para-investigator and ParaXplorer Project founder Matthew Schulz as he leads visitor investigators into the depths of the RMS Queen Mary’s purported active locations.

Cabin reservations for stateroom B340 will be available for booking Friday, April 13, 2018 and start at $499 per night. Reservations are available at 877-342-0742. Check-in is at 3 p.m. and check-out is at 11 a.m. For more information, or to purchase tickets for the haunted attractions and tours, please visit

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  1. Without a doubt, Cabin B340 is not to be missed for those intrigued by the paranormal. However, several professional investigators claim that this particular cabin is not the most haunted on the ship. Either way, Queen Mary is definitely a Long Beach must-visit, not only for the otherworldly experiences, but for the rich history of the ship itself. But then again, perhaps I’m biased. During a business trip, my first stay aboard the ship before I even knew of its status as one of the top ten most haunted places in the USA, I had a paranormal experience I will never forget. When I phoned my husband and told him what had happened, he thought I’d been drinking too many martinis with my colleagues. His disbelief prompted me to do some research, and that research inspired three novels, The Secret Spice Cafe Trilogy, all set aboard the modern-day Queen Mary. The first two novels, COOKING FOR GHOSTS and SPELLS & OREGANO, have won accolades I never imagined, and the third, DEMONS, WELL-SEASONED, is due to be released in 2019. So I guess I can say my paranormal experience aboard the ship turned into a remarkable muse. Ask me anything you’d like about the Queen Mary and her ghosts. I can tell you they do indeed exist and they’ve got plenty of stories to tell

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