The White Queen of the Gulf

The Belleview Biltmore Hotel,”The White Queen of the Gulf,” is located at 25 Belleview Blvd., Belleair, Florida. It was built in 1896 and opened January 15, 1897. It has shingle-style elements. Michael J. Miller and Francis J. Kinnard were the architects....

Ghost Story – Lisa Knox

I was 17 and stayed with my boyfriend who was also 17 on the first floor. The hotel was vacant and had a very unsettling feel to it. I decided to take a bath and try to relax and when I leaned forward to splash water on my face I felt a hand press my face down in the...

Ghost Story – Shana Davis

My name is Shana, and when I saw your segment on Bio, I was so excited. You see, I used to do the ghost tours and investigations at the Belleview. I was with a company out of Orlando and I and sometimes with a co-worker, would come in on Saturday’s and do 2 2 hour...

Ghost Story – Lainie Hackett

I stayed at the Belleview Biltmore back in July of 2005. I have had experience with the spirit world my whole life, however, my stay at the Biltmore drove me into a persistent fascination with the paranormal. Today, I work as a researcher and investigator for my local...