13 Scary Movies You Don’t Want To Watch In A Hotel Room

October is the time of year when, despite the fact that we cover our eyes during certain episodes of Law and Order SVU, we convince ourselves that we really do love scary movies.

Better yet, we want a challenge. The scariest movie in existence, alone, in a creepy hotel? You’ve got it. Some of the scary classics on this list will have you calling room service just so you can talk to someone before you go to sleep. Don’t worry, I threw in a few comedies so you can pull the old “I’m not scared, I’m just not tired yet” line (you’re not fooling anyone). So put on your bathrobe, hang the Do Not Disturb sign, and get ready to scream at the sight of Sarah Jessica Parker in a wig.

1. Hocus Pocus: Because it’s a nineties classic.

2. Psycho: Because you still get a little scared when you get in the shower.

3. Scream: Because your parents shouldn’t have let you watch it.

4. The Shining: Because “Here’s Johnny!”

5. The Ring: Because you still expect the phone to ring when it ends.

6. Saw: Because you’ve been a better citizen ever since.

7. The Exorcist: Because it’s funny until you actually watch it again…

8. Scary Movie 2: Because you’ve got to “Take my strong hand!”

9. Poltergeist: Because it’s the reason you won’t sit near the T.V.

10. Halloween: Because everywhere you turn you see Michael Myers.

11. The Blair Witch Project: Because that snot bubble was ridiculous.

12. Nightmare on Elm Street: Because sleeping afterword is absolutely impossible.

13. Friday the 13th: Because there is a deeper reason you don’t watch hockey.

Lena Kazer

Lena is a Chicago native, her travel style consists of red cowboy boots that make her feel like she can take over the world. She adores Peru and can't travel without her journal to draw or write in.

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