HOTEL DU PONT

42 W. 11th Street | Wilmington, DE 19801  [SEE MAP]Wilmington, DE  [SEE ADDRESS]
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Overview

Affordable room rates for a luxury hotel
No pool or spa

Nestled in the Wilmington’s financial district, HOTEL DU PONT has been catering to luxury travelers since 1913. And its trimmings are as ritzy as they come: Gilded ceilings welcome guests in the lobby while gold chandeliers and fumed oak paneling accompany diners in the award-winning Green Room restaurant. Recent guests recommend making Green Room dining reservations several weeks in advance to ensure availability. Upstairs, the 217 rooms and suites have a are simpler in comparison, but guests still appreciate perks like large soaking tubs, flat-screen TVs, desks, minibars, complimentary Wi-Fi and a bevy of floor space. Visitors also commend the exceptional hotel service and tasty culinary offerings available at the upscale Green Room, as well as the casual fare served at Java Corner and The Grill.

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Location
Wilmington, DE
Hotel Class
4.5-star
Property Type
Hotel, 217 rooms
Primary View
City center
Style
Opulent, Historic
Best For
Business travelers, Families, Couples, Solo travelers

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Scorecard
  • 4.5Hotel Class
  • GOODCritic Rating

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Other Awards

  • AAA/CAA Four Diamond Awards 2019

Travel + Leisure

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1913 Italian Renaissance-style hotel with plush interiors, centrally located downtown (it's in the DuPont headquarters) and convenient to Brandywine Valley attractions.

Fodor's

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The Victorian DuPont Theater on-site features plays, musicals, comedians, speakers and kids' programs.

Other Awards

  • AAA/CAA Four Diamond Awards 2019

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by TripAdvisor. A total of 544 have reviewed the HOTEL DU PONT, giving it a rating of 4.5, on a scale of 1-5.

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TripAdvisor Travel Rating: TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 544 reviews 4.5 (based on 544 reviews)

Guest Rooms

The traditional guest rooms at the HOTEL DU PONT feature modern stylings in neutral shades. Amenities include flat-screen TVs, minibars, couches, coffee makers and plush bedding. Bathrooms features separate showers and soaking tubs.
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi

Standard room size350 square feet

  • Internet (free)
  • Premium channels
  • Workspace/desk
  • Minifridge
  • Bathrobes/slippers
  • Minibar
  • Shower/tub combo
  • Separate shower
  • Separate tub
  • Wireless Internet
  • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
  • Adjoining rooms available

Location & Parking

Located in Brandywine Valley, HOTEL DU PONT brings European elegance to the heart of Wilmington, Delaware. It is located in the city's business district and within walking distance to DuPont headquarters.
  • Located about 32 miles southwest of Philadelphia
  • Street parking is free on weekends
  • Self-parking lot is not affiliated with hotel and is $18 per day, no in/out privileges
  • Complimentary car service to and from the Amtrak station
  • 24-hour valet parking ($22)
  • 24-hour self-parking
  • Airport shuttle
  • Car service (free)

Within walking distance of:

  • Grocery store
  • Movie theater
  • Theater
  • Shopping
  • Bus stop
  • Train station
  • Subway/metro stop
  • Restaurants
  • Beach

Dining

HOTEL DU PONT offers a variety of dining venues. The main restaurant, the Green Room, offers fine dining and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, while The Grill is only available for breakfast and lunch. Guests can also grab a bite in the Lobby Lounge for lunch and dinner. For grab-and-go snacks and morning coffee, guests can visit the Java Corner.

    Number of restaurants3

    Cuisine TypesAmerican

    • Fine dining
    • Casual dining
    • Quick service cafe/coffee shop/marketplace
    • Bar/lounge
    • Room service
    • 24-hour room service
    • Free breakfast

    Fitness

    The 24-hour fitness center is equipped with stationary bicycles, treadmills and ellipticals, as well as free weights.
    • Locker facilities and a sauna available
    • Weight equipment
    • Cardio equipment
    • Yoga mats
    • Free fitness classes
    • Premium fitness classes (with fee)
    • Bicycles
    • Tennis
    • Guided runs
    • Paddle boats
    • Motor boats

    Business

    The HOTEL DU PONT is designed for meetings and conferences with two elegant ballrooms, a conference center with 11 meeting rooms and a separate executive conference center with five meeting rooms.

      Number of meeting rooms18

      • Business center
      • Meeting rooms
      • Meeting and event planners available

      Pets

      The hotel accepts pets weighing less than 20 pounds for a $100 nonrefundable fee.
        • Pets allowed (with fee)
        • Dog walking
        • Pet-sitting

        Wedding

        HOTEL DU PONT is a traditional choice for weddings, and the hotel's two elegant ballrooms provide a classic setting.
        • On-site wedding planners can assist with all the details

        Maximum wedding guest capacity400

        • Hotel hosts weddings
        • Outdoor space for weddings
        • Wedding planners available

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