The Spencer Hotel and Spa

Unique destination in the Heart of the Chautauqua Institute

                               The Spencer Hotel Grand Packages


All packages can be tailored to your wants and needs. Customization includes: Horseback Riding, Biking, Hiking, Dinner at a Chautauqua-area Gourmet Restaurant, Wine Tasting, Organic Spa treatments, Champagne/Wine and cheese and cracker/chocolates platters, and much more. Let us custom make a package for you and make your stay a memorable occasion.

Scroll down for specials, and be sure to check our Calendar for even more special events and packages!

Please choose and book your room and then call us to book the package (716) 357-3785.
We hope to offer online booking of packages soon.

The Spencer Hotel and Spa reserves the right to change, modify or cancel, without notice, any advertised services.


Quilting Around Chautauqua


The fabric shop, Millcreek Sew, is putting on their fabulous annual event for Quilters and Quilt lovers including a quilt show and workshops, September 26, 27 and 28.   See the Quilting Around Chautauqua event details on their site, but plan to stay at the Spencer -- special rates apply!


Friday 9/26 pre-show class day
Saturday 9/27  10 - 6
Sunday 9/28  10 - 4


Special Quilters Weekend Package

All quilters are invited to stay at the Spencer for a special rate of $134.00 per night during the quilting event.  This rate is applicable for every night for the duration of their stay.  Included in this price is a farm-fresh breakfast served every morning and daily housekeeping services.  Additional services can be added onto your stay including gourmet lunches and dinners, wine and cheese platters to enjoy in the evening and massages.*


Hotel Information:

Our hotel is centrally located inside the grounds of Chautauqua Institution and is just steps away from all of the action, while providing a quiet retreat away from the vendor set-up to ensure a restful nights sleep.  It stands on a flat area of land next to a beautiful park and inside we provide a climate controlled environment with central air conditioning & heat, and have an elevator and sitting room for guests to enjoy. We are confident that our unique destination will provide our guests with the perfect balance of relaxation and inspiration needed for their weekend of education, creation and fun!


The Spencer Experience

Comfort is a high priority and newly renovated guest rooms reflect such standards.  Heavenly beds with down comforters and luxurious sheets allow for a peaceful nights rest.  Gilchrist & Soames bath amenities, whirlpool tubs, monogrammed bathrobes, themed musical cds & books and the wistful literary ambiance of each room creates a blissful escape from reality.  Our custom built steam sauna and new relaxation room provides an intimate, private retreat.  Guests may take advantage of our Peacock Dining Room and the four floors of furnished porches over looking Chautauqua.  They can watch a film on our large 40" x 90" movie theater screen or bask in the plentiful gardens and parks surrounding The Spencer.  Healthy snacks, wine and cheese platters, gourmet lunches & dinners, and massages are readily available in addition to our complimentary, scrumptious breakfasts.*

* Please call ahead for add-on services.


Spring Into Spring Fling Specials

one Sunday to Thursday Discount. From February 20th through March 31st, 2014 enjoy a pleasant stay at the Spencer Hotel in one of our standard (king, double bed, twin bed) rooms for $140/night plus tax, Sundays through Thursdays at a tremendous 20% discount when booked on our website:

twoPamper yourself by making a one night stay Spa Package reservation for any of our recently renovated rooms and renew yourself with a massage (one per room) for an additional $100 by specifying you are reserving the Spring Into Spring Fling Spa Package. Package includes your room, chocolate covered strawberries on arrival, one relaxing massage and use of our aromatic cedar sauna This offer is available from February 20th through March 31st, 2014. May not be combined with any other offers or packages.


Birthday Package 

Birthdays are the most fun when celebrated at The Spencer Hotel and Spa. We would be honored to plan your next birthday outing.

Our standard Birthday Package includes:

      - Champagne and Chocolates in room upon arrival

      - Birthday cake after dinner with a glass of champagne

      - Gourmet Breakfast

      - Early check in and late check out

      - A surprise Birthday Gift

      - $60 Dinner voucher to one of our local restaurants

Contact us for details and pricing.




Available all season

Everyone can use a little pampering. Enjoy a gourmet breakfast and immediately follow it with an hour long renewal massage. Remain in your Spencer signature robe and step into our outdoor cedar sauna, complete with eucalyptus aroma therapy. Begin your next phase of pampering with a delicious champagne lunch, which will be served to you in our Spa relaxation room! Last stop: a rejuvenating facial we call the Baroness! Let your mind and spirit slip into oasis and return to your literary fantasy room for final relaxation.

spa treatments at the Spencer Hotel 


Couple's Retreat

Spend a relaxing weekend together with customized his and her activities. A day of pampering for her will include a massage, manicure, and pedicure. A day of golf for him at the Chautauqua Golf Club, featuring your choice of two 18 hole golf courses. Later, meet up for a late lunch and explore the beautiful grounds of Chautauqua Institution. Package available September through the commencement of the Chautauqua Season in June with golf weather permitting, Two night stay and breakfast included in package, starting at $605 plus tax per couple

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Tour wineries near the Spencer Hotel

Plan for an early start by touring the New York wineries here at Chautauqua. We’ll provide you with the driver, while you take in the aromatic scent of grape vineyards and the breathtaking views of the changing seasons. Unwind in a king size luxurious bed in a literary fantasy of your choice. A gourmet breakfast will be included in your stay.

Package available September-June, starting at $275 plus tax per couple, price includes 1 night stay and driver for 2 hours.

OR... a two night stay, breakfasts and a $60 dinner voucher, and driver for 3 hours is $595 plus tax per couple.

Lake Erie Wine Country map:



Couple's Renewal Getaway

(two nights plus massages)
Take the time to reconnect with you sweetheart as you spend two intimate nights in the Spencer’s Agatha Christie Jacuzzi Suite. Enjoy a wine, cheese and cracker platter on the day of arrival. Allow the scents of a gourmet breakfast to wake you each morning and later unwind with our Spencer Renewal massage, one per person. Package available September through the commencement of the Chautauqua Season in June, $620 plus tax per couple.


Gourmet Dinner Packages

Enjoy a relaxing winter weekend at The Spencer Hotel and experience Gourmet, European-Style Dining by MacDuff's restaurant in Jamestown, New York. Each dish is prepared to order from fine, fresh ingredients personally selected daily. MacDuff's is a true dining experience, complimented by original creations and an extensive selection of wines. MacDuff's has the largest selection of single malt scotches in Western New York. In order to insure the high quality of food and service, MacDuff's is small and intimate the perfect ambiance for an anniverary or special occasion. See a reservations specialist at The Spencer for MacDuff's wine pairing events. Starting at $451.30 plus tax for two nights lodging, one dinner voucher and breakfast each morning.

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The Romance Delight

Enjoy a Romantic evening with your better half at our unique, inviting destination.


Customize your one night stay with a relaxing massage, spa treatments, cheese and cracker platter, or picnic lunch with a guided tour book of the Chautauqua Institution to enhance your stay!

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Ladies Pampering Getaways

Bring your girls and get ready for a girlfriend only slumber party! Let us welcome you with a bottle of premium local wine and delectable chocolates. Arise to enjoy a Spencer breakfast and journey upstairs for a rejuvenating massage or facial. Let our outdoor sauna with eucalyptus aromatherapy melt all stress away! After your spa treatments, explore the area and enjoy local boutique shops, wineries, and even horseback riding!

Spa treatments must be made prior to arrival. Package available September through the commencement of the Chautauqua Season mid-June, starting at $290 plus tax per person.

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Cancellation Policy:

Deposits are applied as a pre-payment for accommodations.
For summer Season full refunds are made if cancelled before March 1 st. Off-season, credit upon rebooking the room.
All refunds/credits subject to a $50-$75.00 service charge.

We cannot be responsible for issuing refunds due to illness, emergencies or events beyond our control.


Enhance your stay with an indulgence basket, massage, sauna time...take advantage of our newly renovated spa, movie theater parlor, Spencer library, healthy snacks bottled water and more!

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See our Calendar for more Special Events, Workshops and Packages



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