Enjoy a blissful escape into the world of your choosing at The Spencer Hotel & Spa. Overlooking the historic Amphitheater, this literary-themed hotel is open all year round and offers guests modern conveniences within a setting that encourages relaxation and renewal. The hotel offers 24 rooms including 8 suites and an apartment option for guests to choose from. All 24 rooms have been lovingly designed to take guests on a literary journey including a trip to Africa with Isak Dinesen, a balloon ride with Jules Verne and a glimpse into the world of "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe" with C. S. Lewis. Many of the rooms have brand new King-sized mattresses, whirlpool or jacuzzi tubs, kitchenettes, an additional sofa bed or room for a rollaway bed and direct porch access to the balconies. All of the rooms have private bathrooms with Gilchrist and Soames amenities, monogrammed robes, cable television, free WI-FI and central air conditioning and heat. An elevator services all four floors and a full, complimentary breakfast is served daily. A cedar sauna is located just outside of our massage therapy room in the spa and usage is complimentary with a massage service. New for 2015 are a specialty wine and beer bar, The Angler's Rest and a complimentary business center.
Truly customize your stay by choosing from one of our popular packages or menu of a'la carte offerings. The Spencer is the perfect place for family gatherings, social occasions and receptions, book club meetings, marriage retreats and corporate retreats alike.
During the 9-week Chautauqua Season, a 3-course dinner is served Monday-Friday and included in the price of a weekly stay. Coffee, tea and water are available all day and guests enjoy visiting with each other in the Monet Living Room or listening to the Symphony play from the comfort of one of our porches. The hotel is centrally located in Chautauqua Institution and is convenient to the Amphitheater, Bestor Plaza, the book store and all of the seasonal shops.