Lyndoch Hotel Ghost

The Lyndoch Hotel is renowned in circle of interest for the resident ghost that on occasion makes himself felt present.

The ghost is known as the “projectionist”  who is Mr. J.A. Morcom, a managed of the Lyndoch cinema for some years in the 1950s.

Mr. Morcom regularly stayed at the hotel every Saturday after the cinema show but on the evening of Saturday 14th February 1959, he was found dead in his room after suffering a heart attack.

It is believed that because the hotel was not his home and place of rest, he is “between worlds” and has never moved on.  Many a staff member and hotel owner have experienced ‘unusual happenings’ and eerie presences – even to this day.

Extract from a paranormal investigator’s journal – author unknown.

I called to see Mitzie, who is the co-owner of a beautiful traditional building, now modernised to cater for the discerning public.   The hotel has been made larger, and a private bar outfitted at the rear of the large public bar.  Here customers can relax to enjoy Barossa hospitality with wholesome food at moderate prices.

Keen to find out the real story of the projectionist; I said to Mitzie, “I believe you have a ghost here?”  I naturally smiled to ease her mind, just in case she proved uncooperative, but the lady nodded, and then pointed to the back of the private bar…

…continue the journal – See the Gallery.

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The Origin of the "Projectionist"
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2 days ago

Lyndoch Hotel

It’s officially December! 🎄

Down for the holidays and need somewhere beautiful to stay? 🏠

We have rooms! Book now: lyndochhotel.com.au/lyndoch-hotel-accommodation-units/
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It’s officially December!  🎄 

Down for the holidays and need somewhere beautiful to stay? 🏠 

We have rooms! Book now: https://lyndochhotel.com.au/lyndoch-hotel-accommodation-units/

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Cost per night ??

Are they upstairs or down please

3 days ago

Lyndoch Hotel

ITS WEDNESDAY AGAIN! You know what that means…

Seafood night at the Lyndoch Hotel! 🦐

Book in for tonight so you don’t miss out! 📞
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ITS WEDNESDAY AGAIN! You know what that means…

Seafood night at the Lyndoch Hotel! 🦐

Book in for tonight so you don’t miss out! 📞

5 days ago

Lyndoch Hotel

Finish off the day with a nice glass of red… On the house when ordering a steak tonight at the Lyndoch Hotel! 🍷
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Finish off the day with a nice glass of red… On the house when ordering a steak tonight at the Lyndoch Hotel! 🍷

6 days ago

Lyndoch Hotel

Time for a Sunday feast with the family! 🤤

Book a table to see off this week right with great food and time with your loved ones. ❤️
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Time for a Sunday feast with the family! 🤤

Book a table to see off this week right with great food and time with your loved ones. ❤️

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Looks Great Guys, well done… Be great to have a wine train drop patrons to the Lyndoch Hotel for day trips out of Adelaide for a Lunch and even a Dinner…. What you Guys recon?

7 days ago

Lyndoch Hotel

Saturday vibes! 💕

Finally, the sun has shown! ☀️

Come down for a bite to eat this afternoon or a cold pint! We have food specials in the bar when dinner starts plenty to choose from on tap to drink! 🍺
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Saturday vibes! 💕

Finally, the sun has shown! ☀️

Come down for a bite to eat this afternoon or a cold pint! We have food specials in the bar when dinner starts plenty to choose from on tap to drink! 🍺

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Fabulous photo of the hotel. Many great memories hear . It has certainly been a while since I’ve had a brew or a meal hear


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