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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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New Castle, Delaware
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 2 weeks ago

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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Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We enjoyed our one night stay at the Blue Hen B&B in Newark, Delaware. This beautiful house has a quiet charm and richness that was very welcoming. Everything was clean and fresh. The owner Amy took very good care of us, even calling when we were late to make sure we weren't lost. Breakfast of homemade baked goods and granola... More 

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Lewes, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We were looking for a place for a get-together during Graduation weekend that would be like having a backyard party. This was perfect...the food was great and the grounds are very pretty...the perfect weather that day helped - I am sure Amy ordered that for us!!! We did not stay overnight, but it was a great place for a small... More 

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Lexington, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

My daughter and I wanted a B&B that was close to the University of Delaware that also offered lots of charm and Blue Hen B&B scored a ten on both counts. It is about 5 minutes away from the campus. We stayed only one night, but we felt very comfortable in the Wyeth Room. Although our room faced the street,... More 

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