The Vulcan Hotel is said to be New Zealands most haunted hotel.
As the story goes, sometime in the early 1880’s many itinerant young ladies
were lured to the mine fields in hope of finding a better life. One of these girls
was a prosititute called Rosie, a gifted singer she worked the dance halls while
she rented a room at the Vulcan Hotel. One night she invited the wrong client
back to her room and she was strangled and robbed of her gold (payments for
services rendered). Her body was thrown into the lake and her killer has never
Many visitors to Room 1 at the Vulcan Hotel report encounters with Rosie. She
is said to prefer to make herself known to the male guests with them commonly
claiming to have been pushed into the bed.
Spend a night in Room 1… If you dare!