We undertook comparative differential scanning calorimeter (DSC) measurements on cyclohexane (C6H12) and cyclohexanone (C6H10O), physically confined in porous silica of pore radius 4, 7.5, 15, 30, and 62.5 nim, with a view to ascertain how guest fluid-surface host interactions affected the thermodynamic properties of the confined fluids. Our results can be summarized as follows: (a) No distinct signature of freezing or melting transition was observed for the physically confined cyclohexanone, irrespective of whether the bulk was present outside the pores. However, this was not the case for cyclohexane. (b) The solid-to-solid transition temperature of cyclohexane and cyclohexanone inversely scaled with the pore radius of the host porous silica. (c) The cubic-to-orthorhombic transition of cyclohexanone was strongly influenced by whether the bulk fluid was present outside the pores. In the absence of the bulk, the transition temperature was considerably suppressed relative to the bulk transition temperature. However, in the presence of the bulk, the confined and the bulk transitions occurred at the same temperature.