We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Spencer House Bed and Breakfast

Certificate of Excellence
Hotel website
519 West 6th Street, Erie, PA 16507
Spencer House Bed and Breakfast

74 reviews from our community

Your overall rating of this property
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Traveler rating
    72
    2
    0
    0
    0
See reviews for
5
48
3
6
Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (27)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (74)
  • Mar-May only
    (15)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (31)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (25)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (3)
All months
Dickerson, Maryland
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Made this reservation late for graduation weekend in a college town, so had a small room (Nanny's), but it was nicely furnished/comfortable. The weather was apparently unexpectedly hot/humid for early/mid May, so the a/c was not yet in place in the room upon our arrival. While the ceiling fan helped, the small 2nd floor room (received the strong afternoon sun)... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
joy c, Owner at Spencer House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear InfoSeekers, we're so glad you enjoyed your stay and the graduation! We're looking forward to seeing you both again. Joy and Fletcher More 

Leesburg, Florida
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Spencer House for four nights recently. Hosts Joy and Fletcher's Victorian House built in 1876 is truly amazing. They have an absolutely beautiful property. Every morning we had a wonderful breakfast. We would highly recommend this property. Don't miss this B&B if you are staying in Erie, PA.

Was this review helpful? Yes
joy c, Owner at Spencer House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

We're so glad you enjoyed your stay and the breakfasts, and can't wait to see you both again! Fletcher and Joy More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
153 reviews 153 reviews
28 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

I would say five stars is not enough for this gem. We stayed here on a short trip to Erie. We stayed in the Captains room which has an absolutely amazing Nautical decor. The bathroom is huge and beautiful with a huge jacuzzi tub with candles and salts provided for relaxation. The owners Joy and Flecther make you feel like... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
joy c, Owner at Spencer House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Greg, Thanks so much for the wonderful review. You'll have to stay longer next time to really enjoy more of what Erie has to offer. See you both again, Joy and Fletcher More 

1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

For my boyfriend's birthday, he took me to his hometown of Erie to show me all of his funny stories growing up. We stayed at the Spencer House B&B, a first B&B for both of us. The charm, history, and elegance of the home exceeded all expectations! Even though there were other guests staying, the quiet atmosphere made us feel... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
joy c, Owner at Spencer House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Kim (and Ron), we're so glad you chose to stay with us, and so happy we got the painting finished just in time! Hope to see you again so you can make your own memories of Erie. Joy and Fletcher More 

Orange Park, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

My wife and I saw the Spenser House and looked online for reservations. They fit us right in. The house is absolutely gorgeous with beautiful antique woodwork, and a nice homey feel. The best part was each morning having Fletcher cook something delicious. Joy is the most gracious hoist and is very knowledgeable about the history of the home and... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
joy c, Owner at Spencer House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Phil and Betsey, Thanks so much for the wonderful review! We're so glad you chose to stay with us and look forward to seeing you both again. Hope you're seeing lots of museums on your travels. Joy and Fletcher More 

Toronto, Ontario
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
20 hotel reviews
227 helpful votes 227 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Hola all, This is our 4th visit to Spencer House and we can't say enough about the warmth and hospitality of Fletcher and Joy. We feel greeted as friends, have wonderful sleeps and most importantly, delicious breakfasts. Oh, the breakfasts! Fletcher's pancakes, french toast and waffles are delicious. The hosts even make notes on you so you are served your... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
joy c, Owner at Spencer House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Lisa and Trish, It's always so much fun when you two come down to visit! Thanks for the wonderful review. Next time you come, the parlor will be finished--it's coming along nicely and just about ready for me to stencil around the fireplace so we can get a good idea what it will all look like. See you next year,... More 

Kitchener, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Joy and Fletcher, you guys are great! Kevin and I had such a wonderful weekend get-away and you made us feel like family. Your hospitality and your warmth are outstanding. The breakfasts were something out of the ordinary .... flavour and presentation were tops. We will be back. Hugs to both of you.

Was this review helpful? Yes
joy c, Owner at Spencer House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Mary and Kevin, you two were so much fun, I almost dragged you back so you could stay! We can't wait to see you again next year. Joy and Fletcher More 

akron, ohio, USA
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

My boyfriend and I came to Erie for a weekend get away to celebrate his birthday. We were very pleased with the delightful accommodations at Spencer House. We stayed in the Nanny's Room. The room is small and cozy and the separate bath was roomy with a large bath tub. The hall is curtained off so we had a ton... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
joy c, Owner at Spencer House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Christine and John, We're so happy you enjoyed your stay and ate at some of the best Erie has to offer! We have a few others for you for the next visit! Hope to see you both again soon, Joy and Fletcher More 

Brooklyn, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We stayed for 2 nights at Spencer House coming from a long long way and got there in the middle of the night. We had a welcoming note complete with arrows on the floor directing us where to go. The house is beautiful, and the hosts are maybe the nicest people we have ever met. we will be staying here... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
joy c, Owner at Spencer House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Dan, It was great to meet you both and can't wait until next year for the Eerie Horror Fest! Glad you had such a good time. Joy and Fletcher More 

1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

My fiancee and I spent a weekend here just to get away and we had a wonderful time. The owners, Joy and Fletcher, were very kind and helpful. Also the breakfast was absolutely delicious every morning. They made the best french toast and pancakes I've had in quite some time. We stayed in the Spencer Suite and the room was... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
joy c, Owner at Spencer House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Chris, We're so glad you enjoyed your stay in Erie and hope to see you back again in the future. Joy and Fletcher More 

Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

57 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (47)
Viewed
Room/suite (3)
Viewed
Bathroom (2)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (2)
Viewed
Other (39)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (10)
Viewed
Room/suite (1)
Viewed
Other (9)
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay
Hotels you might also like...
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities