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4.4 of 5 guest rating
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Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed
Room with view
226 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Other room types
Superior Room, 1 King Bed
226 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Get an overview of this hotel
Luxury Wilmington hotel in Downtown Wilmington, near The Playhouse on Rodney Square

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Pets allowed
24-hour business center
Smoke-free property
24-hour front desk

With a stay at HOTEL DU PONT, you'll be centrally located in Wilmington, steps from The Playhouse on Rodney Square and within a 5-minute walk of Grand Opera House. This 4.5-star hotel is 2.1 mi (3.3 km) from Delaware Art Museum and 3.8 mi (6.1 km) from Nemours Mansion and Gardens.

Make yourself at home in one of the 217 air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars and flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wired and wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming provides entertainment. Bathrooms have designer toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and desks.

Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers massages. This hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and gift shops/newsstands.

Enjoy French cuisine at The Green Room, one of the hotel's 2 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of the 24-hour room service. Snacks are also available at the coffee shop/café. Relax with a refreshing drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges. To-go breakfasts are available daily from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM for a fee.

Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a 24-hour business center, and limo/town car service. Planning an event in Wilmington? This hotel has facilities measuring 25000 square feet (2323 square meters), including a conference center.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Renovations & Closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from March 1 2021 to June 1 2021 (dates subject to change):

  • Dining venue(s)

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

HOTEL DU PONT features a full-service spa and a 24-hour health club. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. The property also has a snack bar/deli. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's 2 bars/lounges. Public areas are equipped with complimentary wired and wireless Internet access.

Business-related amenities at this 4.5-star property consist of a 24-hour business center and limo/town car service. Event facilities measuring 25000 square feet (2323 square meters) include a conference center. This luxury hotel also offers spa services, tour/ticket assistance, and gift shops/newsstands. Parking is available onsite for a surcharge.

HOTEL DU PONT is a smoke-free property.

  • Couples/private dining
  • Private picnics
  • Art gallery on site
  • Elevator
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Conference space
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Year Built - 1913
  • Covered parking
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Uncovered parking
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Free wired Internet
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Smoke-free property
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Conference space size (meters) - 2323
  • Number of meeting rooms - 22
  • Luggage storage
  • Proposal/romance packages available
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Number of restaurants - 2
  • 24-hour business center
  • Concierge services
  • Conference space size (feet) - 25000
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Conference center
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Shopping on site
  • Ballroom
  • Banquet hall
  • Reception hall
  • Total number of rooms - 217
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Number of floors - 12
  • 24-hour health club
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Snack bar/deli

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Languages Spoken

  • English

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

HOTEL DU PONT offers 217 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. Beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include bathrobes, slippers, designer toiletries, and complimentary toiletries. This Wilmington hotel provides complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include hair dryers and irons/ironing boards. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Air conditioning
  • Television
  • Minibar
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Phone
  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Designer toiletries
  • Desk
  • Premium bedding
  • Pay movies
  • Premium TV channels
  • Slippers
  • Cable TV service
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Free WiFi
  • Free wired Internet
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Rollaway/extra beds (free)
  • Towels provided
  • Bedsheets provided
  • Champagne service

Where to Eat

To-go breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7:00 AM and 10:00 AM.

The Green Room - This fine-dining restaurant specializes in French cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

The Lobby Lounge - This restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves breakfast and lunch. Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a 24-hour health club.

  • Health or beauty spa nearby

Spa Services

The onsite spa has massage/treatment rooms. Services include hot stone massages and massages.

The spa is open select days.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM

Check-in time ends at anytime

Minimum check-in age is: 21

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Free rollaway/extra beds!

Pet Policy

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 100 per pet, per night
  • Dogs only
  • 1 per room (up to 40 lbs)
  • Restrictions apply
  • For more information contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-out is available. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 72 hours between bookings. This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA).

Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly

Temperature checks are available to guests

Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F

Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Contactless check-out is available

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Staff wears personal protective equipment

Security system

Property follows sanitization practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Protective clothing is available to guests

Masks are available to guests

Debit cards not accepted

Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Staffed front desk

Social distancing measures are in place

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

Individually-wrapped food options are available

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast

Individually-wrapped food options are available for lunch

Individually-wrapped food options are available for dinner

Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service

Gap period enforced between guest stays - 72 hours

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 6 and USD 12 per person (approximately)
  • Covered valet parking fee: USD 35 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 100 per pet, per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section).

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-out is available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 72 hours between bookings.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA).

Awards & Affiliations

The property is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts and Historic Hotels of America.

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