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Ghosts Still Rumored to Haunt Banta Inn Near Tracy

By bob redell • published october 31, 2013 • updated on october 31, 2013 at 8:37 am.

Some consider it one of the most haunted places in California: The Banta Inn east of Tracy. 

The establishment is so well known for its spirits, its owner had to acknowledge the fact that the place is haunted in order to receive the deed. Legend has it that the inn was first haunted by a mother and daughter who died in a fire in 1937.

Rumors that the building, first built as a two-story saloon in 1982 on the historic Lincoln Highway , was spooked began surfacing shortly after their deaths. Today, the main “ghost” is Tony Gukin. He was the third husband of the owner's daughter and he died of a heart attack behind the bar in the late 1960s. The haunted rumors intensified.

Witnesses still report seeing "Tony" sitting in the dining room - which is still operational today - and stacking coins at the bar.

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Altamont Paranormal Research Society team Fred Speer and Chris Roe accompanied NBC Bay Area on a tour through the inn, where glasses sometimes tip over by themselves and the jukebox is known to turn on without the touch of human hands. The pair swear they've trapped Tony's voice on their fancy ghost-catching equipment, sort of like a transistor radio.

"There is definitely something here," Speer said.

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“Something actually tapped my shoulder," added Roe. Chef Kelly Nicholson was at first a skeptic of all the lore. But he insists he’s seen a cup shoot off the wall, and a box thrown into a dish washer – all done, he suspects, without a flesh-and-blood human hand.

Now, he's rethinking whether Tony is actually watching him cook his famous steaks and burgers behind the grill.

"You become a believer," Nicholson said.

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An abandoned hotel in California was once a popular destination for Hollywood celebrities. Now some think it's haunted.

  • The Byron Hot Springs Hotel is an abandoned resort in northern California. 
  • Over the last century, it has hosted Hollywood celebrities, housed prisoners of war, and attracted worshippers from the Greek Orthodox church.
  • But the building has been vacant for decades. Today, the hotel lures curious spectators, some of whom believe the property is haunted.
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The Byron Hot Springs Hotel has been the subject of numerous ghost stories since it was abandoned decades ago.

One look at the northern California property and it's clear why: The ceilings are crumbling, the walls are coated in graffiti, and the empty hotel rooms are littered with rubble. 

But, like the spirits that some believe occupy its floors, the property refuses to die. 

The building has gone up for sale numerous times, and many owners and prospective buyers have expressed plans to restore the hotel to its former glory. But for now, it remains in a state of decay, attracting curious visitors who are technically trespassing. 

Photographer Thomas Hawk snuck into the site at night in 2009. Here's what he saw. 

The abandoned hotel had two predecessors on the site, both of which burned down.

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The original hotel was made of wood and built in 1889, but it burned down two years later. The second hotel — this time made of stucco — lasted from 1901 to 1912. But it, too, was consumed by a fire. The hotel that's now standing is made of brick. 

The hotel was popular among celebrities in the 1920s.

tracy haunted hotel

The resort hosted baseball players like Joe DiMaggio and Hollywood actors like Charlie Chaplin , Mae West, and Clark Gable. Guests were fond of soaking in the hotel's natural hot springs or playing on its golf courses, which were among the first to be built on the West Coast. 

The resort closed in 1938, near the end of the Great Depression. 

The US government took over the property in 1941. It was used for interrogations during World War II.

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The military interrogated German and Japanese prisoners of war on the hotel grounds. At the time, the property was known as "Camp Tracy." 

After the war, the property was sold to the Greek Orthodox Church. It served as a monastery until 1956.

tracy haunted hotel

Since then, multiple developers have tried to renovate the property, but various financial setbacks prevented most of them from moving forward with their plans. 

The building has been empty for decades. It sustained minor damage during a fire in 2005.

tracy haunted hotel

The fire burned down a Victorian cottage  that was still on the grounds, but the hotel remained standing. 

Hawk visited the property a decade ago. He used a flashlight and colored filters to accentuate its ominous appearance at night.

tracy haunted hotel

Hawk explored the hotel rooms, balconies, and kitchen with a group of six photographers.

The walls are covered in graffiti. Hawk spotted this spooky portrait.

tracy haunted hotel

Over the years, many people seem to have tagged and drawn on the hotel walls.

The hotel has four stories. No glass remains in the windows, and some of the walls have toppled.

tracy haunted hotel

There's a vacant shaft where an elevator once stood.

Dead cows have occasionally been found in the empty guest rooms.

tracy haunted hotel

The property is surrounded by lush landscape that's ideal for grazing. But cows that wander inside the building can get injured by the sharp rubble. 

The hotel attracts curious spectators who believe the property is haunted.

tracy haunted hotel

A common tale is that the property is haunted by a man wearing white rags and a child scurrying about.

Some visitors have reported strange sounds that they attribute to ghosts.

tracy haunted hotel

In all likelihood, the screeches belong to owls nestled in the hotel's upper floors. 

Another legend suggests that the property is haunted by a student who died in a train accident nearby in 1902.

tracy haunted hotel

The collision, which occurred near Byron, California, killed an entire wedding party and injured 12 people. The wounded passengers were taken to the Byron Hotel, where they received emergency medical care. One of those passengers, a 22-year-old student at the University of California, Berkeley, died on the premises.  

David Fowler, who purchased the property in 1989 for $1.5 million, wanted to turn the site back into a resort. He held onto it until 2011, but lost the building in foreclosure.

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It was put up for sale again last year, but no developer has snatched it up yet.

Despite many people's attempts to visit the hotel, it's on private property, so visitors are technically trespassing. Neighbors are also known to harass spectators and chase them off the land, which may be scarier than any paranormal encounter.  

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Byron Hot Springs is an abandoned resort hotel complex near the town of Byron, lost in the dusty hills between Oakland and Stockton, CA.

Used by the Bolbones Indians for centuries, the therapeutic hot springs were discovered in the 18th century by white fur trappers. The springs quickly became an important stopover on California’s early trade routes.

The third major structure to be built at this location, this ornate Beaux Arts style four-story brick hotel opened in 1914. In its Jazz Age heyday, its golf course was popular with San Francisco socialites and Hollywood stars like Fatty Arbuckle and Clark Gable. The SF Seals even used this luxurious hotspot for spring training. The resort was sent spiraling into decline by the Great Depression, finally closing in 1938.

During WWII it was commandeered by the military, renamed “Camp Tracy” and used for German and Japanese POW interrogations. Over 1500 prisoners passed through Byron in four years.

In 1946 the military sold the hotel to the Greek Orthodox Church who converted it to a monastery named “Mission St. Paul” It failed in 1956.

Since the late ‘50s, the resort has been sold and resold to a long list of developers who all had big plans to rejuvenate it. All failures. Its current owners still want to redevelop the spot as a major resort destination. In the mean time, suburban Contra Costa County sprawls in its direction . . .

There’s a lot of talk on the web about the hotel being haunted. On one full moon night, I was amused to find a paranormal research team wandering the hallways while taking readings on hand held machines that looked like props right out of “Ghostbusters.” A medium lead the parade, muttering “I feel the presence of a military man . . . “ in hushed tones.

I’ve spent many nights out there over the last couple of years, alone and in groups and saw no evidence of ghosts that couldn’t be explained as simply wind under the eaves, or owls rustling around. Spooky and creepy? BIG time, but haunted? Come on.

Still, on another trip, my lighting equipment kept shutting off for no apparent reason. That never happens. I also dropped one of my gels, and when I bent to pick it up, a gentle gust of wind blew it a few feet out of reach . . . over and over again . . . leading me to a precipice. The place just has an amazing vibe—so it’s easy to let your imagination run wild.

Of more concern than ghosts are the packs of wasted teenagers playing “A Clockwork Orange” out there. All the small, wooden buildings on the grounds have been burned to the ground, and large sections of the exterior walls in the kitchen/office-wing have been knocked down.

As it stands now, the hotel will likely be reduced to rubble soon, either by developers or tweaker teenagers.

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Folks that live around these parts say that since the 1930s, the Banta Inn has been haunted. The ghost of Tony Gallegos, the former of the inn who died of a heart attack in the building, has been seen. Poltergeist pranks also have occurred in the bar area.

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Chill Seekers recently investigated Banta Inn here is the video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PCYBA4fSKvw

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This place is definitely haunted, I saw shadow figures everywhere, we got voices and word responses on our ghost radar apps and spirit boxes. The staff had great stories to tell and were very friendly and allowed us to use our equipment. After leaving the place it would seem I brought home a spirit, because my app was talking about a possible prostitute “she lack(s) church” buy the name of Ann, which name was repeated a few times, it said she was shot on the ground in public and she was “fifteen”….idk if that’s verifiable but I’m getting spooked.

BTW the food is really good here, so if you go to investigate, do please support the business

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The roommate & I used to go here for dinner. One evening we were sitting at our table in the dining room just talking when suddenly the pepper shaker moved several inches of it’s own accord. I looked up at the roommate and asked, “…did you just see that?…”. He confirmed he saw the activity as well. We asked the waitress if there were any reports of ghosts or the like and she just looked at us like we were crazy.

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An abandoned hotel in California was once a popular destination for Hollywood celebrities. Now some think it's haunted.

An abandoned hotel in California was once a popular destination for Hollywood celebrities. Now some think it's haunted.

  • The Byron Hot Springs Hotel is an abandoned resort in northern California.
  • Over the last century, it has hosted Hollywood celebrities, housed prisoners of war, and attracted worshippers from the Greek Orthodox church.
  • But the building has been vacant for decades. Today, the hotel lures curious spectators, some of whom believe the property is haunted.
  • Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories .

The Byron Hot Springs Hotel has been the subject of numerous ghost stories since it was abandoned decades ago.

One look at the northern California property and it's clear why: The ceilings are crumbling, the walls are coated in graffiti, and the empty hotel rooms are littered with rubble.

But, like the spirits that some believe occupy its floors, the property refuses to die.

The building has gone up for sale numerous times, and many owners and prospective buyers have expressed plans to restore the hotel to its former glory. But for now, it remains in a state of decay, attracting curious visitors who are technically trespassing.

Photographer Thomas Hawk snuck into the site at night in 2009. Here's what he saw.

The abandoned hotel had two predecessors on the site, both of which burned down.

tracy haunted hotel

The original hotel was made of wood and built in 1889, but it burned down two years later. The second hotel — this time made of stucco — lasted from 1901 to 1912. But it, too, was consumed by a fire. The hotel that's now standing is made of brick.

The hotel was popular among celebrities in the 1920s.

tracy haunted hotel

The resort hosted baseball players like Joe DiMaggio and Hollywood actors like Charlie Chaplin , Mae West, and Clark Gable. Guests were fond of soaking in the hotel's natural hot springs or playing on its golf courses, which were among the first to be built on the West Coast.

The resort closed in 1938, near the end of the Great Depression.

The US government took over the property in 1941. It was used for interrogations during World War II.

tracy haunted hotel

The military interrogated German and Japanese prisoners of war on the hotel grounds. At the time, the property was known as "Camp Tracy."

After the war, the property was sold to the Greek Orthodox Church. It served as a monastery until 1956.

tracy haunted hotel

Since then, multiple developers have tried to renovate the property, but various financial setbacks prevented most of them from moving forward with their plans.

The building has been empty for decades. It sustained minor damage during a fire in 2005.

tracy haunted hotel

The fire burned down a Victorian cottage that was still on the grounds, but the hotel remained standing.

Hawk visited the property a decade ago. He used a flashlight and colored filters to accentuate its ominous appearance at night.

tracy haunted hotel

Hawk explored the hotel rooms, balconies, and kitchen with a group of six photographers.

The walls are covered in graffiti. Hawk spotted this spooky portrait.

tracy haunted hotel

Over the years, many people seem to have tagged and drawn on the hotel walls.

The hotel has four stories. No glass remains in the windows, and some of the walls have toppled.

tracy haunted hotel

There's a vacant shaft where an elevator once stood.

Dead cows have occasionally been found in the empty guest rooms.

tracy haunted hotel

The property is surrounded by lush landscape that's ideal for grazing. But cows that wander inside the building can get injured by the sharp rubble.

The hotel attracts curious spectators who believe the property is haunted.

tracy haunted hotel

A common tale is that the property is haunted by a man wearing white rags and a child scurrying about.

Some visitors have reported strange sounds that they attribute to ghosts.

tracy haunted hotel

In all likelihood, the screeches belong to owls nestled in the hotel's upper floors.

Another legend suggests that the property is haunted by a student who died in a train accident nearby in 1902.

tracy haunted hotel

The collision, which occurred near Byron, California, killed an entire wedding party and injured 12 people. The wounded passengers were taken to the Byron Hotel, where they received emergency medical care. One of those passengers, a 22-year-old student at the University of California, Berkeley, died on the premises.

David Fowler, who purchased the property in 1989 for $1.5 million, wanted to turn the site back into a resort. He held onto it until 2011, but lost the building in foreclosure.

tracy haunted hotel

It was put up for sale again last year, but no developer has snatched it up yet.

Despite many people's attempts to visit the hotel, it's on private property, so visitors are technically trespassing. Neighbors are also known to harass spectators and chase them off the land, which may be scarier than any paranormal encounter.

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Valente A.

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I've been hearing for years about some abandoned hotel in Tracy that's supposed to be haunted. Anyone know where it's at?

Angie S.

Its the Banta Inn.  It s a bar now.. pretty cool

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So is it really haunted?

Walter C.

There's the old Byron hot springs hotel that was abandoned years ago but recently tore it down but yes Angie is right there is banta inn it also has a bar ! Haunted!!!!

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If you stay and play at the Inn long enough, you'll eventually end up as the butt of the jokers joke (or maybe not).  Some friends and I spent many hours hanging out, laughing, drinking and sometimes staying the night when Joan still owned the place.  Most times she made us stay because we couldn't see, stand up and damn sure couldn't ride straight to get home.  In all those years, I ended up scratching my head twice.  One time, I was going to deliver a beat down to my buddy for moving my beer across the bar.  That was until I realized it was just us two in the place and we we're sitting beside each other.  Now, I still don't know if it was the spirits or the Spirit that caused me to see what I saw but, the jokers jokes we're funny and amusing both times.  But, to answer the question is the Banta Inn haunted?  Here's my Wyatt Earp answer:  Yes.  No.  Maybe.  I don't know.

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My husband used to live up there so when we were dating, he took me to lunch there. Quaint little place. Definitely worth a stop.

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Hillbilly Horror Stories is a mostly paranormal show hosted by stand up comedian Jerry Paulley and his wife Tracy. They touch on all things eerie including true stories behind your favorite horror movies, Rock n Roll and the occult, unsolved mysteries and creepy true crime. Serious enough for the true paranormal fan but funny enough for the skeptics! Proud member of Dark Myths Collective.

Hillbilly Horror Stories Paranormal Podcast Jerry & Tracy Paulley, Kentucky, Florida, Paranormal, Scary, Ghosts, Horror, Supernatural, Lore, Unexplained, Cryptids, UFO, Spooky, Bigfoot, Sasquatch

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Jerry & Tracy discuss the haunted Stranahan House in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

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You can't judge a book by it's cover. Anatoly Moskvin spoke 13 languages and was a college lecturer, but oh did he have a secret!

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HHS Classic Ep190 House of Death

Jerry & Tracy discuss the House of Death in NYC. The home Mark Twain once called home and may still call home!

  • JAN 18, 2024

HHS Presents Eerie Encounters Ep 87 Work & School Stories

These stories are all over the map!

  • JAN 17, 2024

HHS Classic Hillbilly Deadtime Stories Ep 1 Rotherwood Plantation

The Rotherwood Plantation in Kingsport, TN has a tortured past and the ghost today do not want you to forget it!

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Of all the restless spirits said to lurk around Idaho, it seems many of them love to wander the rooms and hallways of some of our state’s most lavish and historic hotels (wouldn’t you?). While each of these historic buildings are magnificent in their own right, if ghostly sightings, paranormal encounters, and spooky history are your thing, these are definitely the places to be (or not be, depending on your spook level).  While not all of these hotels are still active places to stay overnight, many are still local businesses that often still have spirits lurking around. That being said, here are nine of the most haunted hotels in Idaho – sleep at your own risk.

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While the above list of haunted hotels in Idaho is a good place to start in terms of spotting spooks in the Gem State, these locales are just the tip of the haunted iceberg! Everybody loves a good ghost story, and here in Idaho there are plenty of them! Although some may say the tragic stories behind these haunted places are merely folklore, there is no denying that the spooky reputations of these places exist for a reason. Whether you believe in it or not, these are the places that are most well-known in Idaho for their paranormal activity. The best places to spot a ghost in Idaho? Pete's Tavern in Nampa, the Bates Motel in Coeur d'Alene (this place just exudes creepiness!), Gotts Point at Lake Lowell, Egyptian Theatre in Boise, and Canyon Hill Cemetery in Caldwell.

In fact, with regard to Canyon Hill Cemetery, while all c emeteries are common places to go for ghost sightings, Canyon Hill Cemetery in Caldwell is considered to be one of the spookiest and most haunted grave sites in the state. There have been many sightings of a "ghost jogger" who doesn't hesitate to approach you when you're at the cemetery at dark. There have been other reports of an old lady who sits on one of the benches late at night. When you glance back over at her, she vanishes. Gulp. 

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