Why do hotels omit the 13th floor?

Answer Triskaidekaphobia is the medical term for a fear of the number 13. Those with the condition feel anxious or nervous when confronted with anything relating to the number; some even experience panic ... Read More »

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Why Isn't There a 13th Floor in Hotels?

Fear of the number 13, triskaidekaphobia, leads some to think that anything linked to or anyone associated with it will bring bad luck. Not all skyscrapers or tall buildings omit the 13th floor--Ne... Read More »

Is there a 13th floor in the Mayo Clinic?

I believe the Mayo building and the Gonda have ten floors.I went to Physical Therapy school at Mayo in the '80's. I can't remember for sure how many floors the Mayo Clinic has but it is at least 15... Read More »

Do hotels have a thirteenth floor?

Hotels in the United States typically don't have a thirteenth floor labeled. According to superstition, the number 13 carries bad luck. Rather than create a floor where guests might be reluctant to... Read More »

Las Vegas Hotels With Floor to Ceiling Windows?

Las Vegas' world class gaming, fine dining and distinctive entertainment offers visitors a first-class experience. If you want spectacular views, consider reserving a hotel room from one of Las Veg... Read More »