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Blue Hen Bed & Breakfast

1202 Nottingham Rd, Newark, DE 19711
Blue Hen Bed & Breakfast
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  • 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
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Elkton, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed at the Blue Hen for just one night between moving out of our house and settlement. Until we booked, we did not know they were such a local gem. Amy is friendly and helpful and thoughtful and the place is historic and current at the same time. We stayed in the Kinkaid Suite which is brightly colored and... More 

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conway nh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Blue Hen Bed and Breakfast could easily be called Blue Hen Breakfast and Bed.,....SUPERB breakfast.....better than most 5 star establishments. Dom and Amy aim to please...you set breakfast time the food comes out hot, on time and delicious....and by far the best breakfasts you'll enjoy in a long time. Not just your plain cereal and eggs.,.... This small inn more... More 

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Wilmington, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Five stars across the board from my recent stay at the Blue Hen Bed and Breakfast. Don and Amy make you feel like you are at home (you never want to leave); the breakfast was amazing -- the best scrambled eggs I have ever eaten; it is filled with beautiful antiques; richly decorated throughout; and the beds are beyond comfortable.... More 

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New Castle, Delaware
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The bed and breakfast was great. It's absolutely beautiful. Amy and Don made our stay stress free. The food was fabulous. Don is the best chef and Amy is quite a baker. If you have a chance to experience this venue, do so. You won't be sorry.

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Salisbury, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

What a charming bed & breakfast! We were thrilled that we could bring our three Cocker Spaniels who were able to enjoy 2 acres of fenced in yard and the companionship of Brandy and Bailey, the owners dogs. Amy provided many special touches like homemade jam, granola and applesauce cake that was delicious... our room was so comfortable and Amy... More 

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

The Blue Hen B&B is as charming as can be, as are the hosts -- and their dogs! Spent a wonderful morning sitting out on an enclosed porch looking out at the fields while my 16-year-old slept in. Then we headed for a tour of U Delaware, which was great and five minutes away. Even more fun was discovering great... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Where else can you stay in Delaware with your handicapped family member and two active dogs?? The answer is at the Blue Hen Bed and Breakfast! For several years my handicapped sister, Teresa, and I were planning a trip to Delaware with our two dogs. There are hardly any accomodations that were friendly and accepting of our request. In addition,... More 

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Oxford, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Our stay began on 9/28/14 and ends on 10/10/14. Amy, the owner and a well-connected Newark native, generously informed us of places to enjoy and introduced us to a variety of people in the area. Amy and her husband gave us our first enticing impression of Newark. We had never been in Delaware! I am relaxing in their comfortable screened... More 

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Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Our weekend stay at the Blue Hen B&B was really nice. We stayed in the 'Wyeth' room which was very clean, well decorated, and comfortable. The innkeepers made us feel welcome from beginning to end. The breakfasts were really delicious. Located a few stone's throws from Newark DE, there's plenty of nearby things to see. It would also be perfect... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

So much nicer than any of the chain hotels in the area and so close to school. We usually stay at the Marriott on campus but it was full and that turned out to be the good news. The house has all the charm on a house originally built in the 1600's, (4 poster bed and beautiful antique furniture) while... More 

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