This Clown Motel is the stuff of nightmares

- it's got creepy clown dolls everywhere and is opposite a cemetery

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Picture a small motel tucked away in a former mining town in the Nevada desert, where everywhere you turn there are clown dolls, life-sized models, not to mention clown paintings adorning all the walls.

Oh, and did we mention it's opposite a cemetery?

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This isn't the setting for some creepy horror film: the Clown Motel is very real, and there are plenty of guests prepared to spend $50 to brave a night in the spine-tingling setting.

From the moment you arrive you can expect to be greeted by a grinning neon clown billboard signalling the entrance, whilst outside the door sits a life-sized model of a clown cradling smaller figurines of the circus characters.

Those brave enough to step inside should prepare to face the ultimate clown collection.

We're talking every nook and cranny being filled with stuffed animals, porcelain statues, artwork and portraits watching your every move as you check-in to your room.

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Raise The Stakes Projects/Jam Press

Credits: Raise The Stakes Projects/Jam Press

Raise The Stakes Projects/Jam Press

Credits: Raise The Stakes Projects/Jam Press

Raise The Stakes Projects/Jam Press

There are literally shelves and bookcases filled with clown-themed items - and many look so sinister you'd be mistaken for turning on your heels and legging it out of there.

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Raise The Stakes Projects/Jam Press

Credits: Raise The Stakes Projects/Jam Press

Raise The Stakes Projects/Jam Press

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The good news is that the 28 bedrooms themselves aren't filled to the brim with clowns, although there are portraits and paintings on the walls - but guests can request to have these covered with a cloth if they do feel too creeped out to sleep.

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Raise The Stakes Projects/Jam Press

Credits: Raise The Stakes Projects/Jam Press

Raise The Stakes Projects/Jam Press

Credits: Raise The Stakes Projects/Jam Press

Raise The Stakes Projects/Jam Press

The hotel's location only serves to add an extra touch of eeriness. Not only is it in the middle of the desert, isolated from nearby civilisation, but it's also sat opposite the Toponah Cemetery, home to over 300 graves.

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Raise The Stakes Projects/Jam Press

Credits: Raise The Stakes Projects/Jam Press

Raise The Stakes Projects/Jam Press

Credits: Raise The Stakes Projects/Jam Press

Raise The Stakes Projects/Jam Press

Several of those buried died from a mysterious plague in 1902 - and it's also the burial site of 14 miners who perished in a fire in 1911.

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Raise The Stakes Projects/Jam Press

Credits: Raise The Stakes Projects/Jam Press

Raise The Stakes Projects/Jam Press

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Despite feeling like it's a real-life setting for a thriller, the motel continues to draw in visitors including truck drivers, bikers and people embarking on a long road trip.

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Raise The Stakes Projects/Jam Press

Credits: Raise The Stakes Projects/Jam Press

Raise The Stakes Projects/Jam Press

It's even proving a hit on TripAdvisor, with guests leaving positive reviews after surviving their stay.

"I was delighted with this motel," writes one guest. "Definitely a novel experience. Barring the transparent creepiness, the locality is infested with black cats and the cleaning-man wears clown pants!

"The room was clean enough and the staff was friendly."

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Raise The Stakes Projects/Jam Press

Credits: Raise The Stakes Projects/Jam Press

Raise The Stakes Projects/Jam Press

How to book a stay:

The motel is located in Nevada, on 521 N. Main Street, Tonopah. You can book a room by calling +1 775-482-5920 or clicking here.

The easiest way to reach Nevada from the UK is to fly into Las Vegas. Thomas Cook has seats going for just £199.99, while Skyscanner has brilliant deals if you're looking to save the pennies.

Meanwhile, British Airways and Virgin Atlantic both offer direct flights.

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