The Spencer Hotel and Spa

Unique destination in the Heart of the Chautauqua Institute

Theme Hotel Chautauqua, NY

Chautauqua is #1 on Smithsonian's America's 20 Best Small Towns

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Western New York Resort

The Spencer...more captivating than opening your favorite storybook! A four-season Western New York Theme Hotel and Resort with rooms dedicated to authors, in the heart of the Chautauqua Institution. Celebrating a century of hospitality and more with our second season of enrichment workshops. All of our special packages feature one-of-a-kind spa services and world-class meals. Our spacious, comfortable rooms and suites make this Western New York Theme Hotel ideal for families and business events.

Full week stays during the 9 week Chautauqua Season include breakfast every day and dinner five nights (Monday through Friday) each week. The Spencer can also assist guests in arranging travel insurance to cover unforseen circumstance that may cause a guest to cancel their reservation.


Gift Certificates Available...

Perfect for Valentine's Day!

christie-jacuzziStay Little Valentine, Stay

Available During the Month of February

Treat your Valentine to a stay in one of our fantastical guestrooms, the perfect place to encourage romance as you reconnect and renew your love for each other. All Valentine’s Day guests will get to enjoy our complimentary fireplace, cedar-steam sauna, 90x40 inch projection move screen, and a special candlelit gourmet breakfast to celebrate the occasion.Ice buckets, a cork screw, and wine glasses come standard in your room as well as luxurious monogrammed robes. We encourage couples to customize their stay with us by choosing from our list of all Romance Packages and a la carte offerings including champagne, rose-petal turndown service, flameless tea lights, chocolate covered strawberries, wine and cheese platters, couples massages and more!


Chocolate-Covered-StrawberriesSweet Love Notes

Available During the Month of February

New for Valentine's Day:  Send your sweetheart a love note written on chocolate covered strawberries for just $20.00!


See all of our a la carte options to make your special getaway even more special.


mystery-theaterDinner, Wine and Murder Event

March 21-22

Gather up a group of suspects and let The Spencer put together a suspenseful murder mystery weekend.  Come take on a character and then try to clear your good name over "dinner, wine, and murder."  Tickets are $45.00 per person and include a three-course dinner and a ticket to the mystery on Saturday evening in addition to a hot breakfast the following morning.  Room rates will start at $165.00 when booked by calling the hotel directly and $150.00 when booking additional nights. Dinner theater tickets may only be purchased after booking your room.   Bring your nearest and dearest.  

Note:  Minimum of 20 guests needed for the event.  We are happy to organize this event for interested groups who would prefer different dates.

Plan a group event at The Spencer and treat everyone to the best.

Customized Group Services

Your Own Private Chautauqua!

Did you know that The Spencer can provide your group with its own private Chautauqua? Midweek or weekend, whatever the season, from spa treatments to group breakouts, private enrichment workshops to team building activities, we are prepared to put our entire facility at your disposal with a rich and creative menu of personal and professional services. Our attentive staff will work with your meeting planners to personally ensure that every detail of your event is professionally handled. Our unique natural and historical location provides an ideal setting for relaxation, inspiration, and creativity.

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