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Hotel Description

A luxury stay in the heart of Wilmington awaits you at HOTEL DU PONT. You'll be within steps of The Playhouse on Rodney Square and within a short 5-minute stroll of Grand Opera House. Highlights at this historic hotel include 2 restaurants, 2 bars/lounges, and a full-service spa.

Flat-screen TVs with cable channels are featured in all 217 rooms, and you can enjoy free WiFi, free wired Internet, and free newspapers. Minibars provide refreshments, and 24-hour room service makes dining in an option. Premium linens welcome you to a good night's rest, and other nice touches include bathrobes and slippers. Safes, hair dryers, and phones are also available.

The fine-dining restaurant, The Green Room, serves French cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. 25000 square feet (2323 square meters) of event facilities include a conference center, and other business amenities include a 24-hour business center and limo/town car service. Additionally, you'll find free WiFi in public areas, a 24-hour health club, and a coffee shop/café. To-go breakfast is available daily between 7:00 AM and 10:00 AM. There's also the convenience of valet parking.

With a stay at this 4.5-star Downtown Wilmington hotel, you'll be 3.1 km (1.9 mi) from Delaware Art Museum and 4.9 km (3.1 mi) from Hagley Museum and Library.

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$258* Per night/room 21 May - 22 May

Superior Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Property Features

HOTEL DU PONT offers its guests a full-service spa and a 24-hour health club. There are 2 restaurants on site, as well as a coffee shop/café and a snack bar/deli. You can unwind with a drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges. Public spaces have free WiFi and wired Internet. Business amenities include a 24-hour business center and limo/town car service. Event space at this hotel measures 25000 square feet (2323 square meters) and includes a conference center. Spa services, tour/ticket assistance, and gift shops/newsstands are also featured at the luxury HOTEL DU PONT. For a fee, parking is available. This 4.5-star Wilmington hotel is smoke free.

  • 217 guestrooms or units
  • 12 levels
  • 2 dining venues
  • 2 bars or lounges
  • 25000 sq ft of conference space
  • 2323 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 1913
  • Coffee shop
  • Deli
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Conference center
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Car service
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Gift shop
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Onsite shopping
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

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

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) (33.4 km / 20.8 mi)
  • Train station: Wilmington, DE (ZWI-Wilmington Train Station) (1.3 km / 0.8 mi)
  • Parking: Valet parking available for a 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.

  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • Luxury bedding
  • Rollaway beds (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy to-go breakfast daily from 7:00 AM to 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.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 21
  • Check-in time ends at anytime

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

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

Pet Policy

  • Pets: USD 100 per pet, per night
  • Only dogs are allowed
  • Maximum 1 per room (weight limit: 40 lbs)
  • Restrictions apply
  • For more information, you can reach out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Policies

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).

  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • Security system
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Masks are available for guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • 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
  • 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 follows sanitisation practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the 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

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

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You should know

  • Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • To make arrangements to bring your pet, contact the property directly at the number on your booking confirmation (please see the Fees section for related charges).

Awards & Affiliations

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

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